Not everything has to end with me taking a shit on a squirrel,” says Ryan Belleville, a young Canadian comedian, actor and writer imparting his philosophy of comedy and disappointing readers everywhere. “I believe in strong imagery, but I don’t believe everything has to be scatological.” Belleville lost his comedic virginity on the Loose Moose… Continue reading Comedy Interview: Ryan Belleville vs. squirrels
Canadians are damn funny and we’ve got a rich history to prove it. From Stephen Leacock to Wayne and Schuster, SCTV to The Kids in the Hall, Royal Canadian Air Farce to Corner Gas, our nation is home to so many wonderful comedians who provide uproarious entertainment. A lot of the comedy we come across… Continue reading Comedy Interview: James, TV funny man
Among the promises to enlarge your penis and offers for limited edition Hungarian stamps sure to enlarge your penis, you may have heard, “Somebody gonna get a hurt real bad.” Forwarded to you by a co-worker or sent in an IM littered with so many “LOLs” you become a suspected pedophile, this snippet of hilarity… Continue reading Comedy Preview: Russell Peters won’t a hurt you real bad
“That’s really Canadian of us, eh? Touching base about the weather,” quips Ron James from his frozen hotel room in Winnipeg, after two minutes and 14 seconds of conversation concerning climate. Meteorologists and first-date conversation gaps aside, there isn’t another group of people in North America or probably the entire world who could have a… Continue reading Comedy Interview: A man with the cold funny bone
Airing dirty laundry is something most of us try to avoid. But what if you had the chance to laugh at someone else’s for only seven dollars?Dirty Laundry is Calgary’s only completely improvised live soap opera, and is often described as a fusion of a soap opera with the improv show Whose Line is it… Continue reading Fun with Calgary’s Dirty Laundry
What have the Quebecois ever done for us? Poutine? Too greasy. Celine Dion? Not greasy enough. The Just for Laughs Comedy Festival: just right. On Oct. 20, a piece of Montreal will come to Calgary when the cross-country Just for Laughs Comedy Tour arrives at the Jack Singer Concert Hall. Stop your immature giggling, you’ll… Continue reading Why did Just For Laughs cross Canada?