Amazon docuseries follows Just For Laughs New Faces hopefuls
Amazon is set to release Inside Jokes, a six-part docuseries that captures the trials of getting selected for New Faces, a career-defining showcase at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal. The series, from Emmy Award-winning producer Jimmy Fox (United Shades of America), follows seven comedians ... [Read More]
Amazon docuseries follows Just For Laughs New Faces hopefuls
Amazon is set to release Inside Jokes, a six-part docuseries that captures the trials of getting selected for New Faces, a career-defining showcase at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal. The series, from Emmy Award-winning producer Jimmy Fox (United Shades of America), follows seven comedians ... [Read More]
Amazon docuseries follows Just For Laughs New Faces hopefuls
Amazon is set to release Inside Jokes, a six-part docuseries that captures the trials of getting selected for New Faces, a career-defining showcase at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal. The series, from Emmy Award-winning producer Jimmy Fox (United Shades of America), follows seven comedians ... [Read More]
Amazon docuseries follows Just For Laughs New Faces hopefuls
Amazon is set to release Inside Jokes, a six-part docuseries that captures the trials of getting selected for New Faces, a career-defining showcase at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal. The series, from Emmy Award-winning producer Jimmy Fox (United Shades of America), follows seven comedians ... [Read More]
Episode #219: Zainab Johnson
Zainab Johnson had other plans for her life, perhaps professional basketball or teaching, before a tragic accident changed her life and her worldview. Johnson tells me how she absorbed the lessons of the comedians she hung out with before jumping into comedy herself. So far, so good. After being nam... [Read More]
Episode #219: Zainab Johnson
Zainab Johnson had other plans for her life, perhaps professional basketball or teaching, before a tragic accident changed her life and her worldview. Johnson tells me how she absorbed the lessons of the comedians she hung out with before jumping into comedy herself. So far, so good. After being nam... [Read More]
Highlights from Andy Kindler’s 2018 State of the Industry Address at Just For Laughs Montreal
Andy Kindler delivered his most sincere and focused State of the Industry Address in years at Just For Laughs in Montreal. Which, of course, is extra funny since the actual industry hasn’t felt sincere in a long time, could definitely use some focus, and Kindler joked that JFL might be ready f... [Read More]
Howie Mandel on owning Just For Laughs: “I was chasing this”
Howie Mandel recently opened a comedy club bearing his name in Atlantic City, and he’s long been a mainstay judge on NBC’s America’s Got Talent. But Mandel’s heart has remained in his native Canada, so when Just For Laughs suddenly became a real-life Deal or No Deal for him, ... [Read More]
Darren Knight’s Southern Momma hits a bump north of the border at Just For Laughs 2018
Can a white Tyler Perry make it in show business without the wigs, makeup or disguise? That’s not a rhetorical question in comedy, circa 2018. Three years ago, Darren Knight was broke in the sticks of Munford, Ala., not far from Talladega Speedway but far far away from show business. Then he s... [Read More]