Which Came First, The Comedian Or The Chicken?

I heard a comic I know say that some local comics aren’t getting any better, but they aren’t getting any worse.  It’s as if they plateaued and are content staying there.  Watching comics take too long to set up a joke and not make it relatable, or being away from the live shows for months only to...

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Where Did Everybody Go?

I was scrolling through clips of Facebook videos that were posted to the Comedy Central page, when I came across one from a concept that was done a few years back.  It’s called 7 minutes in purgatory.  It’s a short clip.  Take a look at it below.   If you look up the synonyms for the...

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The Off Button Is So Much Simpler

The great thing about life in Canada is that we have the ability to choose.  Choices we make are covered by the Constitution as one of the fundamental rights and freedoms that we, as Canadians, have.  Blood was shed in world wars for our rights to have freedom of expression, freedom of association and freedom of...

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I Think It’s Called Having Faith

If you compare the headlining comedians of the 1970s to the headliners of today, the ones in the 70s seemed more diverse in their backgrounds, opinions and characters that they played. They were also cleaner and funnier. Richard Pryor and George Carlin were a couple of the bigger names of the decade, and a bit edgy,...

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Have Turban, Will Travel

I had a friend recently talk to me about Carnac the Mediocre.  This friend suggested that I maybe take Carnac to the retirement homes to do. While it’s an interesting and unique idea, I believe it comes with uncertainty and more questions than answers. I don’t want Carnac to become a novelty act.  I would...

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