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Spotlight shines on The Grande Dame of Canadian Comedy, Martha Chaves.

Recorded at our 10th Anniversary Show in Banff - Host Ali Hassan presents all your favourite Martha jokes past and present to a sold-out audience at the Banff Centre for the Arts. Wishing everyone a happy and safe summer ~ Ali and Tracy
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When you're looking for a Rolex in the outhouse, you may have hit rock bottom.

Lisa Baker shares the secret to losing weight...and putting it on if you're so inclined. And Pat Thornton talks about the value of sticking to your convictions - even if those convictions are related to sparking watermelon water. Recorded at the YYC Comedy Festival in Calgary just last month!
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Can one sleep too much? Gavin Stephens doesn't think so. Unless his toenails grow too much of course.

From Winnipeg Todd Graham tells you why he's bringing a rifle to bed, and from Niagara on the Lake, Gavin Stephens professes his love for sleep over everything else. In fact, we're lucky he even made it to the show!
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Putting communism to work in comedy.

Recorded just a few weeks ago at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Jacob Samuel has some strong words for anti-capitalists, and Tom Papa tells us we DON'T look good...and that's...OKAY. The way he says it is more charming. You'll see.
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The argument FOR a new Food Show and AGAINST visiting Afghanistan.

It's enough already with the meat tenderizing says Graham Chittenden and comedian Tim Nutt humbly requests a little more training before he is taken into a war zone.
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Italians don't wait in line..regardless of where that line is.

From the Kitchener Waterloo Comedy Festival, Frank Spadone tells us about the uniquely charming way ethnic grandparents an destroy their grandkids' names and thus, their futures.
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Calling all Carny's - we've got a love song for you!

From Accent on Toronto 16, The Doo Wops take you on a tour of Carnival life and Nour Hadidi has a message for all the friends and future friends in her life; never, ever mess with this woman's brunch plans.
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Looking for ways to strain your relationship? Look no further - home renovations are here!

Recorded at the 18th Annual Accent on Toronto, comedian Hisham Kelati gives a somewhat compelling argument against multiculturalism, and from the KW Festival, Rob Bebenek turns to home renovations to spice up his relationship!
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Picking your future mate based on what breed of dog they own?

From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, John Beuhler, a representative of the "transition generation", shares the horrors of the internet.
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The joys of setting up a dating profile...for your parent!

From the KW Comedy Festival in Kitchener, newcomer to Laugh Out Loud Juliana Rodrigues gets more than she bargained for at a spa day with her Mom and from Halifax, Darryl Purvis says some pretty offensive things about crockpots!
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Princesses and Police Horses....never look at either directly in the mouth.

From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara on the Lake - our spotlight shines on Rob Pue. Canadian accents and idiosyncrasies along with sure fire ways for getting thrown in jail. Featuring Ali Hassan.
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Growing up Mormon in Lethbridge: a recipe for a career in comedy

From Accent on Toronto last fall, Gavin Crawford shares his childhood observations about growing up in a small town, along with his thoughts about CBC Radio! Congratulations to Dave Merheje for winning the Juno Award for Best Comedy Album. Today we play a segment from his first appearance on Laugh Out Loud from 2010.
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Marrying your cousin just isn't what it used to be.

From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara-On-The-Lake, Allyson June Smith shares a fresh perspective on....stalkers, of all things and Joe Vu details the challenges of complaining about your life to your immigrant parents. NOT EASY!
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Hotels, mortgages and waxing. It's an episode for grown-ups!

From the Cottage Country Comedy Festival, Ward Anderson tells us what he's learned about people's hotel room habits and it's terrifying! And DeAnne Smith shares a waxing story that might encourage women to take a break from waxing altogether
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Edibles and flying - not a recommended combo!

Martha Chaves talks about the joy she gets from arguing with street preachers - everyone needs a hobby right? And Adrienne Fish talks about one of her most memorable gigs where she performed nude...on purpose! From Accent on Toronto 17 last October recorded at The Danforth Music Hall.
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It's an honour just to be nominated!

The 2019 Juno Awards are taking place next weekend - and one of five terrific comedians will have their album crowned as Best Comedy Album of the Year. Today we present all 5 nominees.
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You'll always remember grandma; Especially if she creates a paradise in her bathroom!

From Winnipeg, Sophie Buddle jokes about ways to get back at her cheating boyfriend - at least we think she was joking! And Charles Haycock dispenses love and respect for his Grandma.
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Who's looking for a little ...divorce advice?

From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival, Adam Christie heads back to school. Well, divorce class but it's still an education, and Rob Ross bravely discusses one of his greatest fears: Children's television!
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Laugh Out Loud Spotlight shines on James Mullinger!

An Englishman in the Maritimes, James Mullinger is making waves all over this country - and we are very pleased to have been one of the first to give him a spotlight on CBC Radio. Today, an encore presentation recorded in Quispamsis NB.
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An amputee walks into a nudist colony...

From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Courtney Gilmour admits she's jealous of bald guys and Nick Reynoldson shares a creative, if not politically incorrect way - to avoid fights.
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Poetry, racism and the magic of interracial dating.

From Accent on Toronto 2018, Aisha Brown breaks down the psyche of bike couriers and Chris Sandiford takes us on a journey of the dreaded....Toronto streetcar!
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Buckle up for some stranger danger and regrettable tattoos!

Comedian Bryan Hatt delivers a set that bicycle cops with NOT be ok with and Terry McGurrin tells us how things go down when you just NEED to prove an animal expert wrong...and remain king of the jungle in your child's eyes.
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Dating after 10 kids...and dating 2 women simultaneously! Both have their challenges!

From the 905 Comedy Festival Fiona O'Brien lays out her simple needs from a man and...straight man Shawn Hogan questions everything after one memorable night in a gay bar.
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Epi-Pen Superhero and pimple-making rice!

Recorded at Hecklers Bar and Grill in beautiful Victoria, host Ali Hassan presents Damonde Tschritter and new to Laugh Out Loud - Ed Hill.
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Internet discoveries and for the love of dentists.

Comedian Shirley Whalen walks us through her nomadic life and Tim Rabnett delivers a great set at the 905 Comedy Festival. If we don't get a least one letter calling him an anti-dentite...this episode will be a failure.