Laugh Out Loud

 
 

Laugh Out Loud

CBC Radio's Laugh out Loud is Canada's new home for comedy. Every week host Ali Hassan features the best and funniest comics in the business. Recorded at festivals and comedy clubs across the country, LOL is the show to hear to stay on top of the Canadian comedy scene. From the famous to the found, LOL will bring you the funny every week.

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The last U.S. Blockbuster thrives on great customer service

The Bend, Ore., location became the last Blockbuster standing when 2 stores in Alaska closed

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Narcotic Farm

This Narcotic Farm in Kentucky played a major part in shaping the culture around mid-century heroin use in the U.S.

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Franklyn: Heartbreak in a digital world

Franklyn revokes his access to tracking his ex-wife's whereabouts through her phone. It's his last connection to her.

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Helping your parents figure out the internet can be a full time job!

From Quispamsis NB - Jimmy McKinley and Darren Elmore bring on the laughs with stories about their hometowns, parents and bears...sort of.

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Mixed modern marriages.

Montreal's Jess Salomon breaks the ice by talking about her holy Jewish Palestinian union and Todd Graham drops his unique brand of comedic wisdom, showing us why his is one of the favourites on the Toronto comedy scene.

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Adventures of a Newfoundlander in Calgary!

Laugh Out Loud in the Summer with Newfoundland transplant Lisa Baker and newly married (?) Brian Stollery.

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Victoria BC - not as pastoral as you might think.

From Winnipeg Comedy Festival - Bruce Clark talks jobs and from Hecklers in Victoria, Charlie Demers talks trash.

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I tell ya, my grandma I tell ya...she gets no respect!

From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, we are very pleased to present these two comedians who are new to our show. Sophie Buddle will charm you with her cheating-boyfriend-revenge jokes and Charles Haycock dispenses some love and respect for his Grandma. This is our last regular season show; however, never fear - we will be here all summer long with more of your favourites!

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I can't do sports anymore because of YOU, Dad!

From our 10th Anniversary Show in Banff, Dave Hemstad reminisces about a time when he enjoyed playing sports. Those days are gone and he blames his weight and his Dad! Happy Father's Day!

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Bad dates and kids that won't grow up!

From Accent on Toronto 16, comedians Courtney Gilmour shares her dating experiences and Evan Carter is done with raising adult children.

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Be careful what you ask for...especially if you're looking for love from a pet.

From our 10th Anniversary Celebration in Banff last month, we shine our spotlight on Big Daddy Tazz who as far as he's concerned, when someone with OCD raises a child with ADHD...the results are hilarious!

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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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A Royal birthday celebrating the Canadian cottage, festivals and Anne of Green Gables

We're celebrating the Mother of all Royals this weekend with all things Canadian including construction, cottages, festivals and Anne of Green Gables who dances on tables! With Tim Nutt, Gilson Lubin, Todd Butler, and Chelsea P. Manders.

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Immigrant Arthur Simeon declares Citizenship test "Wimpy"!

From Yuk Yuk's in Calgary, Brittany Lyseng tells us how NOT to name our children, and from the CCCF last year in Muskoka, Laugh Out Loud favourite Arthur Simeon encourages us to adopt a new Canadian Citizenship test...and it's not for the wimpy.

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The 'joys' of mental illness and casual racism!

From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival 2018, Christophe Davidson encourages you to be the best friend you can be. Sometimes it involves losing friends! And Hoodo Hersi tells us how you can be part of the solution...and the problem!

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Why go to therapy when getting on stage and telling strangers is FREE!

From Accent on Toronto 2017, Amish Patel tells an unsuspecting audience everything they need to know about his body hair...and more! And Dave Merheje talks about his soccer Dad and struggles to air his family's dirty laundry.

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Grande Dame of Canadian Comedy, Martha Chaves!

The first of our 10th Anniversary Spotlights, recorded at the Eric Harvie Theate at The Banff Centre, features one of your top 5 favourites over the last decade, Martha Chaves.

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Hey microwaves! You've got some 'splainin' to do! Juno Award winner Ivan Decker

Today we shine our spotlight on Ivan Decker, the proud recipient of a the Juno Award for Best Comedy Album - the first in 33 years. And a little trip down memory lane from the last recipients. Do you know who they are?

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Exploring the link between ones heritage...and eyebrows.

Cara Connors explains that some kids need to see estheticians before others do and yes, ethnicity can play a role in that: recorded at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival in 2017. And Patrick Haye takes aim at the "hypothetical question" raised by your partner recorded at the Cottage Country Comedy Festival in Muskoka.

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Etiquette for on-line dating and schoolyard bullying.

From Victoria, Kevin Banner enlightens us on some bullying etiquette from back in HIS day, and from the Icebreakers Comedy Festival, Andrew Barr shines a light on gender issues; with some help from the humble tomato.

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Do Juno the five nominees up for Best Comedy Album?

After a 33 year hiatus, the Juno Awards are giving recognition to the best Canadian Comedy Album and host Ali Hassan presents the five nominees.

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Your siblings and parents mind games revealed!

From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival, Arthur Simeon reveals that his sisters were masters of mind games and his mother was a liar. And Graham Chittenden want you to reevaluate your internet usage, and while you're at it, quit making him fancy desserts!

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The challenge of getting the elements of your dowry just right!

From Icebreakes Comedy Festival in 2017, Alex Wood warns of the dangers in telling a joke during a job interview, and from Hecklers in Victoria, Fatima Dhowre sings in Somalian....and nobody is safe!

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It's time you took brunch more seriously!

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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Destination weddings and divorces. Related? Who knows!

From Niagara-on-the-Lake Icebreakers Festival, John Hastings says 'choose the timing of your religion' - and Rob Ross is enjoying his divorce and never attending your destination wedding.

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Never look a police horse 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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Turtles, teens and fudge!

From the Cottage Country Festival, Casey Corbin warns us of animals in the wilderness, and Efthimios Nasiopoulos navigates the waters of a couples massage/

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If no one has heard of your dating app...it's a bad dating app.

From Accent on Toronto, Courtney Glimour tells a packed Danforth Music Hall audience about a dating app the NO ONE has every heard about! (and with good reason), and Evan Carter shares the number one thing you should do when your kids move out of the house.

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Your recreational drug user friend should NOT babysit your child.

Comedian Adrian Cronk explains why TV show America's Most Wanted might not be great viewing for a 5 year old child. Of course we know that NOW! And Shane Priestly gives us tips on how to connect with your ailing grandpa. Recorded at the Cottage Comedy Festival in Muskoka and Hecklers Comedy Club in Victoria.

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How little girls will eventually rule the world!

Ian Sirota ponders who is easier to raise; little boys or little girls, and takes us to the Dominican Republic with his wife. And Andrew Albert takes us on a journey of laser eye surgery. From the 905 Comedy Festival and Yuk Yuk's in Calgary, it's time to laugh Canada!

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