Comedy Factory


Comedy Factory

If a joke's worth telling, it's worth repeating.  Comedy Factory host Jane Testar collects our favourite skits, commentaries and funny bits that appeared on CBC Radio over the past week. It's an assembly line of humour, safety-tested and priced to move!

Updated: Tuesdays
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Area 51 Buyer Beware

It's STORMIN' time, folks! Get ready to see some space aliens! But will you like what you see? Also, Jane wrote a lot of consumer-based jokes.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:21]

Legends of the Fall

It's every heat-phobic person's favourite time of year! The FALL! Now THAT's temperate!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:13]

Bahk Too Skoool

And not a moment too soon.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:46]

Chain Letter of Fools

Know someone who fell victim to the whole Facebook/Instagram photo ownership post hoopla? This podcast is for you. But it's also for literally everyone else.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:32]

Traveller's Delight

For those currently on the road, in the air, or just totally checked out of their job.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:50]

Glow Up

Are we getting better? Are we progressing? Are we a superior version of OURSELVES? Time for a check in and maybe a #GLOWUP. *term used ironically for comedic effect*

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[mp3 file: runs 00:14:58]

Too Hot to Handle

Yes, it IS hot enough for us, Uncle Ted. Thank you for asking. Summer hiatus is over and we're back!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:31]

Get Outta Dodge...and Jury Duty

Evading jury duty like your work duties. HASHTAG SUMMER.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:54]

But Seriously, Nothing About the Raptors

As a nation, we're STILL talking about the Toronto Raptors' Victory. If you need a break, you've found it! Well...mostly.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:42]

Raptor Rapture

If Canadians are this obsessed with basketball now, where do we go from here?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:20:03]

Slow Patricide

Are Father's Day gifts trying to knock off your dad...slowly?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:49]

Forgot About Google

Is it possible to feign ignorance about anything anymore when know...exists?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:36]

Cottage FOMO

Sad that you don't have a cottage? Your Fear of Missing Out (FOMO) may be misplaced. VERY misplaced.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:19:17]

Queen of Pinterest

Just in time for patio furniture season, making your own patio furniture...out of detritus.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:59]

Cement Upper Lip

Leave it to the British to make a dispassionate birth announcement. I mean...why make a fuss?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:24]

Nothing Shall Be Spoilt

No spoilers. We promise. It's virtually impossible to do so.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:17:39]

Playoff Magic

It's hockey playoff season! Such an ENCHANTING time of year!

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:45]

Non-Famous Baby Boom

So many expected babies! To Jane's non-royal friends.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:18:19]

Grit and Determination

But mostly everywhere.

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:33]

Spring Cleaning Leanings

What's your style of spring cleaning? Chuck it in a pile and find the joy? Drop everything curbside? Absolute denial???

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[mp3 file: runs 00:15:24]

Pleasure Cruise

Just when you thought it wasn't safe to go back in the water. Wait, what?

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[mp3 file: runs 00:16:28]