Seeing Other People: Hilarious web series probes the awkwardness of a BFF breakup
It’s hard to think of anyone more qualified than a comedian to shed funny light on the painful process of enduring a friendship breakup. Luckily, with the launch of the new web series Seeing Other People, we get not one comedian, but four of them to mend our broken hearts while tickling our fu... [Read More]
 
Best of 2014: Best comedy festivals
If you look not very hard you can find yourself a comedy festival pretty much any weekend in the country. Some are new to the scene looking to make a splash with their local scene while some have all the A-list comedic talent you could find. Being spread all around this great nation, our staff [&hel... [Read More]
 
Eric Andre Discusses the 'Cops' Theme Song and Homophobia at Just For Laughs 2012
by Megh Wright While you're waiting for the third season of The Eric Andre Show to begin, Just For Laughs' new YouTube channel just added a clip of Andre performing back in 2012, covering everything from watching Precious on mushrooms to the strange choice to use reggae music for the Cops theme song... [Read More]
 
Watch vintage Louis C.K., Chris Rock, Dave Chappelle and more!
Nothing induces acute FOMO like visiting Montreal the one time in your life just days before the Just For Laughs festival begins. Such is the case with this particular contributor, but Just For Laughs did the next best thing and released previously unseen footage from over the course of the festival... [Read More]
 
Just For Laughs releasing old Gala clips from Canadian TV for the rest of us to see on YouTube
Marc Maron jokingly wondered this summer if anyone ever had looked him up after seeing him on TV in Canada via one of the many comedy "Galas" produced each summer by Montreal's Just For Laughs. Joke no more. Especially since some media reports described JFL's new YouTube Channel as releasing "unseen... [Read More]
 
Check Out Old Clips of Louis C.K., Mitch Hedberg, Chris Rock, and More on the Just For Laughs YouTube Channel
by Megh Wright If you're a fan of watching old clips of standups honing their craft live onstage, the new Just For Laughs YouTube channel is for you. The Montreal comedy festival recently teamed up with Maker Studios to launch the channel this afternoon, which so far features standup clips from Bill... [Read More]
 
Embracing the Absurd: A conversation with Kate Berlant
Kate Berlant is an enigmatic performer. Her unique brand of stand-up is delightfully absurd and hilarious. She recently was invited to Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival this year as one of their “New Faces of Comedy,” where she was one of the fest’s stand outs. I caught up ... [Read More]
 
Sabrina Jalees and Liza Treyger ask Bonnie McFarlane the hard-hitting questions in new web-series “How Many Questions”
It looks like we weren’t the only ones having a blast in Montreal. Comedians Sabrina Jalees and Liza Treyger launched a new web-series today they taped at this year’s Just For Laughs festival, How Many Questions. Bonnie McFarlane stars in the debut episode tackling a barrage of questions... [Read More]
 
Sabrina Jalees and Liza Treyger ask Bonnie McFarlane the hard-hitting questions in new web-series “How Many Questions”
It looks like we weren’t the only ones having a blast in Montreal. Comedians Sabrina Jalees and Liza Treyger launched a new web-series today they taped at this year’s Just For Laughs festival, How Many Questions. Bonnie McFarlane stars in the debut episode tackling a barrage of questions... [Read More]
 
Balancing Standup and Writing for 'Late Night' with Michelle Wolf
by Phil Davidson Not many comics would close their New Faces Showcase at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival with a three-minute joke tying together men’s masturbation habits and JFK’s assassination. That one’s got a high degree of difficulty. Michelle Wolf made it look easy. Wol... [Read More]