comedians

Dating

We Asked Critics To Fix This Sloppy Comedian's Dating Profile

“When women see the word ‘sex’ on a dating profile, it's automatic alarm bells.”
Graham Isador
2.26.19
comedy

I Fulfilled My Dream of Doing Stand-Up in My Underwear

Why telling jokes with no pants is your biggest fear and my favourite gig.
Lucy Gervais
1.14.19
comedy

Comedians Tell Us About Their Strangest Gigs

Sex clubs, retirement homes, nudist colonies—you name it and Canadian comics have tried performing there.
Audrey Carleton
12.5.18
comedy

An Oral History of Toronto’s Comedy Bar

This week marks the 10th anniversary of the Toronto comedy institution. We spoke to the people about its troubled opening, Kevin Sorbo and about that infamous Louis C.K. appearance.
Sharilyn Johnson
11.8.18
comedy

Trans Comic Chanty Marostica’s History Making Month

The Just For Laughs headliner and Sirius top comic winner talks about becoming the first trans person to earn those titles.
Audrey Carleton
11.5.18
comedy

Jeremy Piven's Standup Made Me Quit My Comedy Job

The former ‘Entourage’ star has been accused of sexual misconduct by eight women. But my former employer, Yuk Yuks, had no problem giving him a stage for his fans.
Jordan Foisy
6.28.18
comedy

Comedians Tell Us the Most Epic Fails They’ve Seen at Open Mics

“Then she spread her legs and pulled her underwear to the side, showing everyone her vulva. To be honest, that was the best joke of the night.”
Graham Isador
5.2.18
Australia

North American Comedians Explain What Surprised them the Most About Australia

“Australia is basically louder Canada, but with more outdoors stuff and, I guess, more abbreviations.”
Graham Isador
4.12.18
comedy

Joel Kim Booster's Tough Journey from Closeted Gay Kid to 'Model Minority'

The writer and comedian's quick rise to success only came when he learned to parse the thorniest questions—like what it means to be gay, Asian and raised by Evangelicals.
Elyssa Goodman
10.21.17
Sex

Comedians Tell Us the Best and Worst Things to Say During Sex

"Uhhh... did you come yet?"
Jess Beaulieu
10.13.17
Books

These YouTube Stars Wrote a YA Novel Entirely in Email and Text

Gaby Dunn and Allison Raskin tackle queer identity and mental health in their debut novel ‘I Hate Everyone But You.’
Frederick Blichert
8.30.17
Sex

Comedians Tell Us What Music They Love and Hate Having Sex To

Ginuwine is the quintessential sex song but then you're like, "...actually I'm not 100 percent sure if I can deliver on this level.”
Jess Beaulieu
8.25.17
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