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Shenkman Arts Centre Ottawa POSTPONED until Nov. 19

Our live show at Ottawa's Shenkman Arts Centre, originally scheduled for May 5, has been postponed until Nov. 19, 2020. Join Host Ali Hassan and special guests Jen Grant, David Pryde, Rick Currie, Don Kelly and Derek Seguin!
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Poetry, the mystery of the bike courier and the magic of interracial dating!

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

Comedian Bryan Hatt delivers a set that bicycle cops will NOT enjoy - and Terry McGurrin tells us how things go down when you just NEED to prove an animal expert wrong!
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The emotional roller coaster that is the Canadian dollar.

From Hecklers in Victoria BC, Myles Anderson gives you some tips on how to upset a border guard AND cross the border at the same time. And from our comedy archives, we pay homage to the late great Irwin Barker and that endless debate: When is a purse not a purse?
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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 last year at the YYC Comedy Festival in Calgary.
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Millennial's aren't afraid of Canada Revenue!

Recorded at Accent on Toronto, comedian Michael McCreary challenges Canada Revenue scammers on knowing their audience and Martha Chaves goes deep into the trials and tribulations that take place in the mind of a germaphobe. Guess who that might be? Recorded in January at the Icebreakers Comedy Festival.
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The most unnecessary arranged marriage of all time!

From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in January 2020, Jean Paul asks you to consider if we are really ready for a Black Superman...and Patrick Haye has a question for the cat people out there: Why don't you enjoy love?
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Dishonesty is the best policy. Wait - is that how the saying goes?

From Hecklers Comedy Club in Victoria, comedian Erica Sigurdson reminds you that honesty has NO place in a relationship! And from the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Ian Sirota adds that it also has no place with your children! *Recorded Pre-Pandemic*
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The insecurities that only a bidet can create.

Recorded at Hecklers in Victoria earlier this year, we shine our Spotlight on the multi-talented and hilarious Mike Delamont. Mike reflects on his Jamaican sojourn last year and asks: What IS the difference between a vacation and and a trip?
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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.Recorded at The Cottage Country Comedy Festival and The Winnipeg Comedy Festival.Happy May 24!
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Marrying your cousin just ain'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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A celebration of surnames, the Hawaiian homeless and mayonnaise.

Three Toronto comedians walk into the NAC and wax poetic about natural disasters, destination weddings and mayonnaise. It's quite a diverse grab-bag of comedy today. Featuring Faisal Butt, Ernie Vincente and Brian Ward.
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Should comedians design new Canadian immigration rules?

Comedian Arthur Simeon is grateful to be a Canadian, but he's not 100% sure he has it takes to MAKE it as a Canadian. And Brittany Lyseng shares how her ice hockey-playing-past and her elevator mechanic career have made it a little challenging to find a good man! Recorded at the Cottage Comedy Festival and Yuk Yuks in Calgary a few years ago.
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Embarrassing memories that get out of hand in the retelling!

Comedian Alex Wood shares an embarrassing memory that started with a simple joke and got out of hand quickly! And, many people SAY their parents loved them less than their sibling, but Fatima Dhowre offers up some proof! From Icebreakers Comedy Fest and Hecklers a few years back - pre-pandamic!
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Kids, technology, and eyesight. Just some of the things you don't really need!

Disclaimer: **This show is PRE-PANDEMIC. Don't worry - we haven't thrown out the current rules - this show is from the comedy vaults.** From the 905 Comedy festival, master impressionist Jessica Holmes, and, comedian Tim Steeves shares how he has yet to master the art of ordering in a restaurant
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An amputee walks into a nudist colony...

From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake 2019, 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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East Coast ladies...cover your ears for this one!

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.
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Take it from a Grade 9 gym teacher. You boys need a shower!

From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara on the Lake this past January, comedian Jenn Labelle paints the perfect picture of every Canadian family on movie night. The host of the even Jean Paul delivers a set that we are really hoping his wife doesn't hear!
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Sometimes you gotta walk through hell to get to marital bliss.

Is it possible that your ethnic background makes you TOO passionate? Comedian Patrick Hakeem would certainly say so. And Salma Hindy realllllly doesn't like her birthday - and she's got a pretty good reason why! Recorded at Accent on Toronto last fall.
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Putting communism to work in comedy.

Recorded last year 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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Discmans, Dial-Up, Doorbells and Duos! Take a deep dive into early technology with Comedy Duos.

Today we celebrate the comedy Duo. The Doo Wops sing a song and make you think a whole lot differently about candy floss...and Jay & Eytan take you on a trip of early technology that's so detailed, the soud of the dial-up modem will be squealing in your dreams.
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A reminder that not everyone's Nana is an angel!

Today we shine our spotlight on award-winning comedian Jeff McEnery, recorded last month at the annual Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake. In this 25 minute special, Jeff touches on his upbringing, his family, his career...and his mental health struggles. It's a set that's honest, and absolutely hilarious. This is comedy: Tragedy plus time.
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Some animals may have actually been harmed in the making of this show...

From Accent on Toronto, Jen Sakato cautions against offering marijuana to an elderly parent...and Arthur Simeon gives you an insiders perspective on how to take the subway. Follow his advice, or risk having quite the foul experience.
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Comedians can create world peace. they just have to have that certain something...

From the 905 Comedy Festival, Joze Piranian suggest that perhaps HE is the very hope for world peace that we have all been waiting for. And Jacob Balshin takes you on an angry tour of his favourite fast food restaurant.
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An amputee walks into a nudist colony....

From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake 2019, 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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