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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Gentlemen callers, sisters, thongs, and other pains in the butt!

Today we have comedy from Katie-Ellen Humphries, Keith Pedro and Mayce Galoni. It's about challenges toda! Getting men to take selfies, getting kids to read...and getting into the most comfortable underwear. Buckle up!

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Ever heard of a cow-horse? Oh, you will!

From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Charles Haycock will challenge the way you perceive animals and, recorded at the YYC Comedy Festival, Nour Hadidi demonstrates why she many never be allowed in the province of New Brunswick...with love of course!

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Don't get mad at your old elementary school bully - get even! Or run away...

From the YYC Calgary Comedy Festival, Allyson June Smith goes on a trip down memory lane in Calgary and it involves her old students, friends and bullies! And from the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Charlie Demers tells us that sometimes lessons in flags involves yelling out the colours!

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The challenges of getting the elements of your dowry just right.

From Icebreakers 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 a Somalian song and nobody is safe...

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Comedy heads to the woods and meets zoology!

Nikki Payne shares her experience narrating an audio book and Jeff McEnery tells us why he should never order food from attractive wait staff...on his birthday.

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How not to date a vegan and other relationship stories.

Recorded at Hecklers Comedy Club in Victoria BC, host Ali Hassan welcomes veteran performer Damonde Tschritter and newcomer Ed Hill. From "how to find a vegan in the dark", to "the weirdo whisperer", these two comics will leave you wondering "What's happening on the west coast of Canada?"

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Kids, technology, and eyesight. Just some of the things you don't really need!

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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Etiquette for on-line dating and high-school bullying. Don't do either!

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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Exposed: What women wear and how they wear it.

From Calgary Yuk Yuks, Kevin Stobo gives us some tips on how to propose when it's your second attempt at marriage and human-anti-depressant Lori Gibbs gives you young 'uns some sound fashion advice that could save you energy...and embarrassment.

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Immigrating to Canada? No wimps allowed.

From the stage at Yuk Yuk's in Calgary, Brittany Lyseng advises us on what NOT to name your children, and from the Cottage Country Comedy Festival in Muskoka Ontario, Arthur Simeon encourages us to adopt a new kind of Canadian Citizenship test...and it's not for the wimpy!

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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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Drunk super powers and riddles from the '80s.

From the NAC in Ottawa Lianne Mauladin tells us why she would rather teenage boys stayed away from her completely, and Thomas Calnan says there are some movie stars you just don't want to remind people of.

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We're taking it from the boardroom to the streets!

Recorded at The Danforth Music Hall at Accent on Toronto, comedian Jean Paul talks about the challenges of being an immigrant in a Canadian boardroom, and Alex Pavone advises you to be in good shape if you’re going to be the type of Samaritan who chases after a criminal.

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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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Introducing Personal Best

Hey Laugh Out Loud fans, we're sharing a bonus episode from the new season of the CBC podcast Personal Best. Do you have a goal you want to achieve, but you're too embarrassed to even admit you need help? Welcome to Personal Best - a humorous podcast dedicated to pushing everyday people to new and very attainable heights. In this episode, Chandler, a woman in her thirties without a credit card, is worried she isn't responsible enough. She turns to hosts Rob and Andrew for guidance, but the answer might be found in an unusual self-help book. Subscribe to the Personal Best podcast at cbc.ca/personalbest.

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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!

Download Looking for ways to strain your relationship? Look no further - home renovations are here!
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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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