Lewis Black rails against TV network executives in Just For Laughs Comedy Conference keynote
In a departure from past years, Montreal's Just For Laughs actually is getting two major State of the Industry dressing-downs from comedians. That's because Lewis Black just delivered a blis... [Read More]
Just For Laughs: Jamie Kilstein breathes life into socio-political comedy with one-man show
About a quarter of the way through Jamie Kilstein’s one-man show last night at Theatre Ste Catherine, I began thinking: this dude has the rhythm of a slam poet— the way he motors th... [Read More]
Doug Benson on stoner comedy, fame vs. fortune and finding a cool audience
"In my real life, I’ll actually go several hours at a stretch without smoking for various reasons, because I have to operate a motor vehicle or perform brain surgery." [Read More]
Montreal… Just For Laughs… 2010 | Shecky Magazine
Yes, we will be covering the Just For Laughs festival this year. In fact, we’re typing this from our room at the Hyatt Regency, overlooking the intersection of Ste. Catherine and Rue Jeanne-Mance in downtown Montreal. [Read More]
Anya Garrett opens photo gallery exhibit on women in NYC comedy, with insight from Dr. Lisa Levy
New York City is blessed to have a few photographers who have dedicated themselves to its comedy scene, not just in taking wonderful headshots and portraits of comedians, but also in providing slice-o... [Read More]
Just For Laughs: Vecchione, Iapalucci, Case come out strong in New Faces
MONTREAL – The early New Faces show last night at the Cabaret Lounge hosted by comedian Michael Kosta showcased, by and large, a group of skilled up-and-coming comics, highlighted by a trio of stron... [Read More]
JFL Star Paul Thomas Rips Shit Up, Solo
Paul Thomas packs more punch into "Comedogenic" than a purple punch-pack, whatever that is. He machine-guns tight, funny solo pieces with enough fire to broast a Cornish ga... [Read More]
Beavis and Butthead, Like, Getting Back On MTV And Stuff
When I was a kid, I was not allowed to watch Beavis and Butthead, probably because my mom was worried I would call my friends assmunch and then set them on fire. Well, my mom isn't the boss of me... [Read More]
Fabrice Fabrice corners Steve Carell in a schmuck-like promotion for "Dinner For Schmucks"
Sometimes events happen at the same time in a way that are coincidental and yet entirely intentional. At this year's Just For Laughs in Montreal, festival-goers can attend with their passes or b... [Read More]
Bubbling With Laughter - Just For Laughs Montreal July 13th 2010 | The Serious Comedy Site
Bubbling With Laughter is always a good Just For Laughs ticket and tonight's show was no exception. In fact it was the most solid and consistent Bubbling With Laughter I have seen. This not just because MC Tom Papa bought me a drink. [Read More]