Laugh Out Loud with Ali Hassan
LAUGH OUT LOUD
Shenkman Arts Centre Ottawa NEW DATE NOVEMBER 4, 2021
Laugh Out Loud LIVE! Thursday November 4th, 2021. Join Host Ali Hassan and special guest's, David Pryde, Rick Currie, Don Kelly, Derek Seguin and more! C'mon Ontario! Let's flatten the curve and celebrate with live comedy!
When the thing that flies out of your mouth...is more than just words.
Recorded at Hecklers Bar and Grill pre-COVID, Ali presents comedians Chelsea Lou, who takes us on a very special journey across space and time, and Shane Priestly who gives us tips on how to connect with your ailing grandpa!
Exposed: Details on what women wear and how they wear it.
From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Ian Sirota stresses that honesty has no place in child rearing and...move over Ancestry.ca - Lori Gibbs learned everything she needed to know about her heritage from a Mexican concierge.
You said WHAT to your mom? Well, I guess it's goodbye forever then.
Juno -nominated Shirley Gnome appeals to the Canadian rock-listening public - it's enough with the Kroeger-phobia! And from the Icebreakers Comedy Festival from January 2020, Marito Lopez talks about the fear his 4'8" mother strikes in his heart.
It's an honour just to be nominated...
On Sunday June 6thm the 2021 Junos will hand out an award for Best Comedy Album of the year to one of five Canadian Comedians. You'll hear four of those comics on the show today.
Sometimes when your 20-year-old says she's at the library...she's actually at the library! It costs big money to dress modestly.
Comedian Jeff Elliott divulges his struggles to keep up with our own aging. And Salma Hindy's parents would say - "Listen to Jeff!" - you're not getting any younger! Oh, what they wouldn't give for a married daughter. Recorded at the 905 Comedy Festival and Accent on Toronto in 2019.
Honesty is NO policy! Wait - is that how the old saying goes?
Show favourite Mike Delamont entertains the heck out of a Halifax audience...but if you have cats at home, please, use your discretion. And from Hecklers Comedy Club, Erica Sigurdson reminds you that honesty has NO place in a relationship.
Yo momma is so...missing?
Anesti Danelis sings a song about your mom. That feels like it could be mean - but it's kind of sweet! And younger listeners, if you're having trouble feeling gratitude, you could always feel grateful that comedian Jason Blanchard in not your father! Recorded at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival and the Okanagan Festival in 2019.
Remember Don Cherry? Oh, you will!
From the Halifax comedy Festival, Matt Wright offers an entirely new perspective on athletes salaries, and from the 905 Comedy Festival, Tim Rabnett defends why he and his wife are not having children.
Billeting seems like a pretty dangerous idea when you think about it.
From the HA! Comedy Festival. funny man Trent McClellan has an invention that was always a good idea but seems especially timely now, and Lars Callieou shares his perspective on the differences between Australians and Canadians. They mostly involve sharks!
East Coast ladies cover your ears!
From Hecklers in Victoria BC, Rachel Schaefer talks about when bathroom etiquette goes wrong and if you designed the criminal laws in this country, Mikey Dubs has a suggestion for you. Two new voices to add to our Laugh Out Loud family. Support your favourite comics by going on-line and buying their albums. There are empty stages across the land and these artists need our support. Thank you.
There is a special place for you and your leather pants.
From the HA! Comedy Festival, Ali is pleased to present Debra DiGiovanni in a slightly racy (parents), but hilarious set including how to survive in a post-apocalyptic world. Graham Chittenden, recorded at the Icebreakers Comedy Festival, spares no detail on his feelings about Tiny Homes.
Spotlight on Graham Clark
Today we shine our spotlight on a man who can find comedy in molasses, bathroom attendants and the phone book. Don't know what a phone book is? Graham Clark will explain it to you - page by page!
Sometimes a cookie is not just a cookie...
From Accent on Toronto, Jen Sakato cautions against feeding marijuana to an elderly parent, and host of the evening Arthur Simeon shares his opinion on crappy presents!
When it comes to roadkill, we all have different tastes.
Charlie Demers and an unsuspecting Winnipeg audience go down the list of animals they love - and could do harm. (no animals were harmed!) And Peter White is trying his best to care about the future of humanity, but he's also open to a future without the British? C'mon! It's comedy!
There's plane travel, then there's intramural travel.
From Winnipeg, comedian and musician Dean Jenkinson offers some marriage advice - he's had a couple so there's some experience behind that...and Damonde Tshritter reminds us that one shouldn't change lifestyle based on a rumour.
Part 2 Downward Facing Broad with Deborah Kimmett
In this, part two of Deborah Kimmett's one-woman show Downward Facing Broad, Deb delivers with wit and wisdom, a searing review of life in her early 60's. Dating, napping, Netflix and hugs:just a few things that are more important than you probably realized.
Sixty is the new forty? Tell it to the cops!
In her one woman show Downward Facing Broad, 40 year comedy veteran Deborah Kimmet delivers a searing review of life as she's come to know it. Aquafit, body changes, seniors discounts and all that jazz.
What do you do with your whisk?
Today we shine the spotlight on one of the most requested comedians on our show - Tim Nutt! Recorded in Banff for our 10th Anniversary Birthday bash. Tim shares stories on PVR's, phones and...plungers. Old technology for a new world.
Whether you love cats or hate 'em...be it resolved that humans are a nuisance to them.
From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Bobby Warrener and Leonard Chan talk about the love they've reluctantly given their cats...and their parents. Cassie Cao teaches the socially distanced Winnipeg audience about how safe a safe word can be. No comics were harmed in the taping of this show.
Have emotional support animals gone too far?
From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival last October, Nick Beaton reminds people: if you're going to be a conspiracy theorist, at least be a good one! And Martha Chaves shares a comedy show horror story involving a sticky bathroom floor. You know it's going to be funny!
How to put an end to small talk at work. (note: it will end all other talk too)
Thomas Calnan suggests that if you’re looking at an alternative to small talk at work…there’s always talk about…murder? And Heidi Foss got drunk at the company Christmas party again this year…she can fill you in on the details.
Make fun of millennials all you want - but you're going to need them one day!
Recorded this past October with a small but dedicated audience at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Noor Kidwai says sure, Millennial's might not be perfect - but the blame may lie with the parents! And Craig Fay delivers some messages to his old bosses. An older, but classic set from Lara Rae starts off the show.
"I got lost in translation but found some pie!"
Comedians Gino Durante and Frank Spadone entertain today with tales of travel, children and sleepless nights. Recorded at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival last October, and the Cottage Country Comedy Festival.
LIve from our 10th Anniversary in Banff with Derek Seguin!
Our spotlight shines on Derek Seguin and his nautical adventures! And as an extra bonus, Steve Patterson and friends have a little song to sing!