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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It takes a Mexican concierge to find out who you really are. What happens in Mexico....

From Calgary, Kevin Stobo tells us how to propose when it's your second attempt, and move over you ancestry websites, Lori Gibbs found out everything she needed to know about her background, from a Mexican concierge. Recorded at Yuk Yuk's in Calgary.

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Keep your head up! Words of wisdom in sports...and in life.

From Winnipeg Rob Pue digs into his dream gig - doing comedy, his job and about sports, his pastime. And Mike Rita shares stories about his mother and that precious thing that brought them together. Marijuana?

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When your wife is number 3 in your phone favourite list...and she's ok with that.

Welcome back to our 11th season! Today we shine the spotlight on one of your most requested comedians - Tim Nutt! Recorded at the Banff Centre for Creativity in celebration of our 10th Anniversary, Tim shares stories of PVR's, phones and...plungers! Old technology for a new world.

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To shine or not to shine the spotlight on Steve Patterson. That is not debatable.

Today we shine our spotlight on a Canadian triple threat. He can dance, he can joke, he can...write letters! Joined by Arthur Simeon and George Westerholm - we apologize in advance for the ear-worm! Recorded at Accent on Toronto.

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The Grande Dame and the Boneless Goat together at last.

The Grande Dame of Canadian Comedy and winner of the best Standup at the Canadian Comedy Awards, Martha Chaves shares her secret for stopping the signs of ageing, and funny man Jon Steinberg talks goat.

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Something for everybody including flying cars and picky stalkers.

From Hecklers Comedy Club in Victoria BC, Chelsea Lou takes us on the roller coaster of "crowd work" and Peter White demonstrates a sure fire way to make zero friends in both London England AND Ontario.

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Hackin' darts and blackin' out: a day in the life of a comic.

From the Cottage Country Comedy Festival, Nigel Grinstead shares his disdain for babies while Julie Kim (WCF) shares her dislike for baby mommies. Comedy eh?

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Australian Siri and the Canadian moose together at last!

From the comedy hamlet of Quispamsis NB, comedians Matt Richardson and Garrett Clark share everything you wanted to know about the Canadian moose and more!

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Conquering FEARS like performing in a small town and getting pants-ed.

From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, we go down a musical memory lane courtesy of Patrick Haye, and when you're engaged in a robbery, even if it is of the human kind, please use the correct terminology; implores Jenn Grant.

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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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