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Laugh Out Loud from CBC Radio

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CBC Radio's Laugh out Loud is Canada's home for comedy. Every week the show features the best and funniest comics in the business. Recorded at festivals and comedy clubs across the country, LOL is the show to hear to stay on top of the Canadian comedy scene. From the famous to the found, LOL will bring you the funny every week.

Link: www.cbc.ca/radio/podcasts/comedy/laugh-out-loud/

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Comedy

Episodes

KIDS - Don't talk to strangers in the park. You can never spot the grumpy parents.

Nov 7, 2019 00:27:42

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From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival - Gerry Dee offers some strategies to consider when putting your kids in sports...and Erica Sigurdson talks about an exercise you can do with your partner - specifically if you are interested in ending that partnership.

Edibles and air travel. Perhaps not the best combination for those afraid of flying!

Oct 31, 2019 00:27:42

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From Accent on Toronto 2018, Martha Chaves talks about the joy she gets from arguing with street preachers - 'cause everyone needs a hobby right? And Adrienne Fish talks about one of her most memorable gigs where she performed nude...on purpose! From Accent on Toronto October 2018 recorded at The Danforth Music Hall.

How to train your kids...and ensure that they will hate you!

Oct 24, 2019 00:27:42

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Parent Jason Blanchard uses technology to his advantage and no-one hates that more than his kids. And Sirius XM Top Comic Adam Christie takes a walk down memory lane to his divorce class! Recorded at the Okanagan Comedy Festival and Icebreakers Comedy Festival respectively.

Have you heard the one about a gargoyle in the restaurant who is saved by opera?

Oct 17, 2019 00:27:43

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From the Okanagan Comedy Festival - comedians Ryan Short and Emily Bilton will make you change your mind about speech impediments and opera.

10th Anniversary Special Spotlight with Big Daddy Tazz

Oct 10, 2019 00:27:40

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Recorded at our 10th Anniversary show in Banff - we shine the spotlight on Tazz Norris aka Big Daddy Tazz.

Yo momma is so...missing?

Oct 3, 2019 00:27:40

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From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Anesti Danelis sings a song about your Mom. That feels like it could be mean - but it's actually kind of sweet! And then - what is WRONG with comedians?? Manchester comic Danny Sutcliffe reveals all. Recorded in May at the YYC Comedy Festival.

One shouldn't profile people, but he - this is serious business: You're getting ice cream!

Sep 26, 2019 00:27:40

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From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival - Rhiannon Archer doesn't have a 'favourite' child, but if you listen closely you'll hear which one is getting some extra hugs at night - and from the Okanagan Comedy Festival this summer, Tim Nutt reflects nostalgically, on the time he barely avoided having a protest march outside his home.

Gentlemen callers, sisters, thongs, and other pains in the butt!

Sep 19, 2019 00:27:41

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Today we have comedy from Katie-Ellen Humphries, Keith Pedro and Mayce Galoni. It's about challenges toda! Getting men to take selfies, getting kids to read...and getting into the most comfortable underwear. Buckle up!

Ever heard of a cow-horse? Oh, you will!

Sep 12, 2019 00:27:41

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From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Charles Haycock will challenge the way you perceive animals and, recorded at the YYC Comedy Festival, Nour Hadidi demonstrates why she many never be allowed in the province of New Brunswick...with love of course!

Don't get mad at your old elementary school bully - get even! Or run away...

Sep 5, 2019 00:27:41

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From the YYC Calgary Comedy Festival, Allyson June Smith goes on a trip down memory lane in Calgary and it involves her old students, friends and bullies! And from the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Charlie Demers tells us that sometimes lessons in flags involves yelling out the colours!

The challenges of getting the elements of your dowry just right.

Aug 29, 2019 00:27:41

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From Icebreakers Comedy Festival in 2017, Alex Wood warns of the dangers in telling a joke during a job interview and from Hecklers in Victoria, Fatima Dhowre sings a Somalian song and nobody is safe...

Comedy heads to the woods and meets zoology!

Aug 22, 2019 00:28:12

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Nikki Payne shares her experience narrating an audio book and Jeff McEnery tells us why he should never order food from attractive wait staff...on his birthday.

How not to date a vegan and other relationship stories.

Aug 15, 2019 00:28:11

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Recorded at Hecklers Comedy Club in Victoria BC, host Ali Hassan welcomes veteran performer Damonde Tschritter and newcomer Ed Hill. From "how to find a vegan in the dark", to "the weirdo whisperer", these two comics will leave you wondering "What's happening on the west coast of Canada?"

Kids, technology, and eyesight. Just some of the things you don't really need!

Aug 8, 2019 00:28:11

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From the 905 Comedy festival, master impressionist Jessica Holmes, and comedian Tim Steeves shares how he has yet to master the art of ordering in a restaurant

Etiquette for on-line dating and high-school bullying. Don't do either!

Aug 1, 2019 00:28:11

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From Victoria, Kevin Banner enlightens us on some bullying etiquette from back in HIS day, and from the Icebreakers Comedy Festival, Andrew Barr shines a light on gender issues; with some help from the humble tomato.

Exposed: What women wear and how they wear it.

Jul 25, 2019 00:28:10

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From Calgary Yuk Yuks, Kevin Stobo gives us some tips on how to propose when it's your second attempt at marriage and human-anti-depressant Lori Gibbs gives you young 'uns some sound fashion advice that could save you energy...and embarrassment.

Immigrating to Canada? No wimps allowed.

Jul 18, 2019 00:28:10

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From the stage at Yuk Yuk's in Calgary, Brittany Lyseng advises us on what NOT to name your children, and from the Cottage Country Comedy Festival in Muskoka Ontario, Arthur Simeon encourages us to adopt a new kind of Canadian Citizenship test...and it's not for the wimpy!

A celebration of surnames, the Hawaiian homeless and mayonnaise.

Jul 11, 2019 00:28:10

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Three Toronto comedians walk into the NAC and wax poetic about natural disasters, destination weddings and mayonnaise. It's quite a diverse grab-bag of comedy today. Featuring Faisal Butt, Ernie Vincente and Brian Ward.

Drunk super powers and riddles from the '80s.

Jul 4, 2019 00:28:10

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From the NAC in Ottawa Lianne Mauladin tells us why she would rather teenage boys stayed away from her completely, and Thomas Calnan says there are some movie stars you just don't want to remind people of.

We're taking it from the boardroom to the streets!

Jun 27, 2019 00:28:11

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Recorded at The Danforth Music Hall at Accent on Toronto, comedian Jean Paul talks about the challenges of being an immigrant in a Canadian boardroom, and Alex Pavone advises you to be in good shape if you’re going to be the type of Samaritan who chases after a criminal.

Spotlight shines on The Grande Dame of Canadian Comedy, Martha Chaves.

Jun 20, 2019 00:28:10

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Recorded at our 10th Anniversary Show in Banff - Host Ali Hassan presents all your favourite Martha jokes past and present to a sold-out audience at the Banff Centre for the Arts. Wishing everyone a happy and safe summer ~ Ali and Tracy

When you're looking for a Rolex in the outhouse, you may have hit rock bottom.

Jun 13, 2019 00:28:04

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Lisa Baker shares the secret to losing weight...and putting it on if you're so inclined. And Pat Thornton talks about the value of sticking to your convictions - even if those convictions are related to sparking watermelon water. Recorded at the YYC Comedy Festival in Calgary just last month!

Can one sleep too much? Gavin Stephens doesn't think so. Unless his toenails grow too much of course.

Jun 6, 2019 00:28:04

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From Winnipeg Todd Graham tells you why he's bringing a rifle to bed, and from Niagara on the Lake, Gavin Stephens professes his love for sleep over everything else. In fact, we're lucky he even made it to the show!

Putting communism to work in comedy.

May 30, 2019 00:28:04

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Recorded just a few weeks ago at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, Jacob Samuel has some strong words for anti-capitalists, and Tom Papa tells us we DON'T look good...and that's...OKAY. The way he says it is more charming. You'll see.

The argument FOR a new Food Show and AGAINST visiting Afghanistan.

May 23, 2019 00:28:04

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It's enough already with the meat tenderizing says Graham Chittenden and comedian Tim Nutt humbly requests a little more training before he is taken into a war zone.

Italians don't wait in line..regardless of where that line is.

May 16, 2019 00:28:05

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From the Kitchener Waterloo Comedy Festival, Frank Spadone tells us about the uniquely charming way ethnic grandparents an destroy their grandkids' names and thus, their futures.

Introducing Personal Best

May 14, 2019 00:36:38

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Hey Laugh Out Loud fans, we're sharing a bonus episode from the new season of the CBC podcast Personal Best. Do you have a goal you want to achieve, but you're too embarrassed to even admit you need help? Welcome to Personal Best - a humorous podcast dedicated to pushing everyday people to new and very attainable heights. In this episode, Chandler, a woman in her thirties without a credit card, is worried she isn't responsible enough. She turns to hosts Rob and Andrew for guidance, but the answer might be found in an unusual self-help book. Subscribe to the Personal Best podcast at cbc.ca/personalbest.

Calling all Carny's - we've got a love song for you!

May 9, 2019 00:28:07

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From Accent on Toronto 16, The Doo Wops take you on a tour of Carnival life and Nour Hadidi has a message for all the friends and future friends in her life; never, ever mess with this woman's brunch plans.

Looking for ways to strain your relationship? Look no further - home renovations are here!

May 2, 2019 00:28:07

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Recorded at the 18th Annual Accent on Toronto, comedian Hisham Kelati gives a somewhat compelling argument against multiculturalism, and from the KW Festival, Rob Bebenek turns to home renovations to spice up his relationship!

Picking your future mate based on what breed of dog they own?

Apr 25, 2019 00:28:07

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From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, John Beuhler, a representative of the "transition generation", shares the horrors of the internet.

The joys of setting up a dating profile...for your parent!

Apr 18, 2019 00:28:16

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From the KW Comedy Festival in Kitchener, newcomer to Laugh Out Loud Juliana Rodrigues gets more than she bargained for at a spa day with her Mom and from Halifax, Darryl Purvis says some pretty offensive things about crockpots!

Princesses and Police Horses....never look at either directly in the mouth.

Apr 11, 2019 00:28:16

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From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara on the Lake - our spotlight shines on Rob Pue. Canadian accents and idiosyncrasies along with sure fire ways for getting thrown in jail. Featuring Ali Hassan.

Growing up Mormon in Lethbridge: a recipe for a career in comedy

Apr 4, 2019 00:28:16

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From Accent on Toronto last fall, Gavin Crawford shares his childhood observations about growing up in a small town, along with his thoughts about CBC Radio! Congratulations to Dave Merheje for winning the Juno Award for Best Comedy Album. Today we play a segment from his first appearance on Laugh Out Loud from 2010.

Marrying your cousin just isn't what it used to be.

Mar 28, 2019 00:28:09

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From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara-On-The-Lake, Allyson June Smith shares a fresh perspective on....stalkers, of all things and Joe Vu details the challenges of complaining about your life to your immigrant parents. NOT EASY!

Hotels, mortgages and waxing. It's an episode for grown-ups!

Mar 21, 2019 00:28:08

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From the Cottage Country Comedy Festival, Ward Anderson tells us what he's learned about people's hotel room habits and it's terrifying! And DeAnne Smith shares a waxing story that might encourage women to take a break from waxing altogether

Edibles and flying - not a recommended combo!

Mar 14, 2019 00:28:12

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Martha Chaves talks about the joy she gets from arguing with street preachers - everyone needs a hobby right? And Adrienne Fish talks about one of her most memorable gigs where she performed nude...on purpose! From Accent on Toronto 17 last October recorded at The Danforth Music Hall.

It's an honour just to be nominated!

Mar 7, 2019 00:28:09

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The 2019 Juno Awards are taking place next weekend - and one of five terrific comedians will have their album crowned as Best Comedy Album of the Year. Today we present all 5 nominees.

You'll always remember grandma; Especially if she creates a paradise in her bathroom!

Feb 28, 2019 00:28:32

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From Winnipeg, Sophie Buddle jokes about ways to get back at her cheating boyfriend - at least we think she was joking! And Charles Haycock dispenses love and respect for his Grandma.

Who's looking for a little ...divorce advice?

Feb 21, 2019 00:28:09

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From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival, Adam Christie heads back to school. Well, divorce class but it's still an education, and Rob Ross bravely discusses one of his greatest fears: Children's television!

Laugh Out Loud Spotlight shines on James Mullinger!

Feb 14, 2019 00:28:13

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An Englishman in the Maritimes, James Mullinger is making waves all over this country - and we are very pleased to have been one of the first to give him a spotlight on CBC Radio. Today, an encore presentation recorded in Quispamsis NB.

An amputee walks into a nudist colony...

Feb 7, 2019 00:28:12

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From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Courtney Gilmour admits she's jealous of bald guys and Nick Reynoldson shares a creative, if not politically incorrect way - to avoid fights.

Poetry, racism and the magic of interracial dating.

Jan 31, 2019 00:28:13

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From Accent on Toronto 2018, Aisha Brown breaks down the psyche of bike couriers and Chris Sandiford takes us on a journey of the dreaded....Toronto streetcar!

Buckle up for some stranger danger and regrettable tattoos!

Jan 24, 2019 00:28:13

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Comedian Bryan Hatt delivers a set that bicycle cops with NOT be ok with and Terry McGurrin tells us how things go down when you just NEED to prove an animal expert wrong...and remain king of the jungle in your child's eyes.

Dating after 10 kids...and dating 2 women simultaneously! Both have their challenges!

Jan 17, 2019 00:28:17

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From the 905 Comedy Festival Fiona O'Brien lays out her simple needs from a man and...straight man Shawn Hogan questions everything after one memorable night in a gay bar.

Epi-Pen Superhero and pimple-making rice!

Jan 10, 2019 00:28:16

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Recorded at Hecklers Bar and Grill in beautiful Victoria, host Ali Hassan presents Damonde Tschritter and new to Laugh Out Loud - Ed Hill.

Internet discoveries and for the love of dentists.

Jan 3, 2019 00:28:16

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Comedian Shirley Whalen walks us through her nomadic life and Tim Rabnett delivers a great set at the 905 Comedy Festival. If we don't get a least one letter calling him an anti-dentite...this episode will be a failure.

Our spotlight shines Graham Clark!

Dec 27, 2018 00:28:16

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Recorded in Winnipeg and at Hecklers in Victoria, we shine the spotlight on the very versatile Graham Clark who can find comedy in molasses, bathroom attendants and even...the phone book

No Bah Humbugs here! It's all jingle bells and stories great and small.

Dec 20, 2018 00:28:16

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Christmas comedy with Scott Faulconbridge and Martha Chaves. Who needs an Elf on the Shelf when we've got a Mouse in the House!

A nod to the realities of the holiday season.

Dec 13, 2018 00:28:16

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It's the holiday's and today on the show we give a nod to the realities of the season. We'll hear about getting gifts from sketchy relatives, broken promises, and Christmas boxes. We also welcome back Canadian singer/songwriter Todd Butler to the airwaves.

"Just tell me I can't do ...and I'll make a whole comedy career out of it!"

Dec 6, 2018 00:28:17

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Fromm the 905 Comedy Festival in Oshawa just two weeks ago, Aliya Kanani delves into her miscellaneous-looking roots and Kyle Brownrigg fantasizes about his other dream job, in the world of vacuums.

Comedy just made breakfast a LOT tougher!

Nov 29, 2018 00:28:16

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From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival comedian and Juno award winner Ivan Decker describes what your breakfast choices say about you and Jacob Samuel goes on a mission to be ostracized from most of teh major cities in this country.

Your siblings and parent's mind games revealed!

Nov 22, 2018 00:28:06

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From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in January 2018, Arthur Simeon reveals that his sisters were masters of mind games and his mother was a liar. And Graham Chittenden want you to reevaluate your internet usage, and while you're at it, quit making him fancy desserts!

Taking aim at Canada - one delinquent province at a time.

Nov 15, 2018 00:28:06

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From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival this past spring - we feature Howie Miller and Leonard Chan. Between them they poke fun at their family, their backgrounds and their social status. Hey guys! Save something for the hecklers!

There's a battle raging, and it will be fought ...on the golf course!

Nov 8, 2018 00:28:06

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From the Winnipeg Comedy festival, Erica Sigurdson tells us that it's an insult to televise sports. Dave Hemstad shares how he almost became a golf pro, and Sterling Scott ...he had a hockey mom! Sticks and things we hit for entertainment!

Spotlight on Saskatchewan comedian Kelly Taylor

Nov 1, 2018 00:28:09

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Recorded at the Cottage Country Comedy Festival, Kelly Taylor, father of four talks about how easy it is to have a favourite child. It's not the one who sleeps ALL night!

Kids, technology, eyesight and other things you don't really need!

Oct 25, 2018 00:28:09

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From the 905 Comedy festival, master impressionist Jessica Holmes, and comedian Tim Steeves shares how he has yet to master the art of ordering in a restaurant

Gentlemen callers, older sisters, thongs and other pains in the butt!

Oct 18, 2018 00:28:09

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Today we have comedy from Katie-Ellen Humphries, Keith Pedro and Mayce Galoni. It's about challenges toda! Getting men to take selfies, getting kids to read...and getting into the most comfortable underwear. Buckle up!

"Don't tell anyone about this" and other magical words for comedians.

Oct 11, 2018 00:28:17

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From our 10th Anniversary show in Banff, Derek Seguin shares a story about his girlfriend's motion sickness. He was to clearly by her NOT to tell anyone about it...so you know, let's keep this one just between us!

Spousal agreements and musical history!

Oct 4, 2018 00:28:13

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From Accent on Toronto 16 - Carol Zoccoli and George Westerholm perform, plus a bonus set from the Cottage Country Comedy Festival with Nile Seguin.

When your partner asks you that 'hypothetical' question - should you run?

Sep 27, 2018 00:28:17

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Cara Connors explains that some kids need to see estheticians before others do and yes, ethnicity can play a role in that: recorded at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival in 2017. And Patrick Haye takes aim at the "hypothetical question" raised by your partner recorded at the Cottage Country Comedy Festival in Muskoka.

It takes a Mexican concierge to find out who you really are. What happens in Mexico....

Sep 20, 2018 00:28:31

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From Calgary, Kevin Stobo tells us how to propose when it's your second attempt, and move over you ancestry websites, Lori Gibbs found out everything she needed to know about her background, from a Mexican concierge. Recorded at Yuk Yuk's in Calgary.

Keep your head up! Words of wisdom in sports...and in life.

Sep 13, 2018 00:28:31

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From Winnipeg Rob Pue digs into his dream gig - doing comedy, his job and about sports, his pastime. And Mike Rita shares stories about his mother and that precious thing that brought them together. Marijuana?

When your wife is number 3 in your phone favourite list...and she's ok with that.

Sep 6, 2018 00:28:31

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Welcome back to our 11th season! Today we shine the spotlight on one of your most requested comedians - Tim Nutt! Recorded at the Banff Centre for Creativity in celebration of our 10th Anniversary, Tim shares stories of PVR's, phones and...plungers! Old technology for a new world.

To shine or not to shine the spotlight on Steve Patterson. That is not debatable.

Aug 30, 2018 00:28:29

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Today we shine our spotlight on a Canadian triple threat. He can dance, he can joke, he can...write letters! Joined by Arthur Simeon and George Westerholm - we apologize in advance for the ear-worm! Recorded at Accent on Toronto.

The Grande Dame and the Boneless Goat together at last.

Aug 23, 2018 00:28:29

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The Grande Dame of Canadian Comedy and winner of the best Standup at the Canadian Comedy Awards, Martha Chaves shares her secret for stopping the signs of ageing, and funny man Jon Steinberg talks goat.

Something for everybody including flying cars and picky stalkers.

Aug 16, 2018 00:28:28

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From Hecklers Comedy Club in Victoria BC, Chelsea Lou takes us on the roller coaster of "crowd work" and Peter White demonstrates a sure fire way to make zero friends in both London England AND Ontario.

Hackin' darts and blackin' out: a day in the life of a comic.

Aug 9, 2018 00:28:28

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From the Cottage Country Comedy Festival, Nigel Grinstead shares his disdain for babies while Julie Kim (WCF) shares her dislike for baby mommies. Comedy eh?

Australian Siri and the Canadian moose together at last!

Aug 2, 2018 00:28:28

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From the comedy hamlet of Quispamsis NB, comedians Matt Richardson and Garrett Clark share everything you wanted to know about the Canadian moose and more!

Conquering FEARS like performing in a small town and getting pants-ed.

Jul 26, 2018 00:28:28

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From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, we go down a musical memory lane courtesy of Patrick Haye, and when you're engaged in a robbery, even if it is of the human kind, please use the correct terminology; implores Jenn Grant.

Helping your parents figure out the internet can be a full time job!

Jul 20, 2018 00:28:28

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From Quispamsis NB - Jimmy McKinley and Darren Elmore bring on the laughs with stories about their hometowns, parents and bears...sort of.

Mixed modern marriages.

Jul 13, 2018 00:28:28

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Montreal's Jess Salomon breaks the ice by talking about her holy Jewish Palestinian union and Todd Graham drops his unique brand of comedic wisdom, showing us why his is one of the favourites on the Toronto comedy scene.

Adventures of a Newfoundlander in Calgary!

Jul 6, 2018 00:28:28

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Laugh Out Loud in the Summer with Newfoundland transplant Lisa Baker and newly married (?) Brian Stollery.

Victoria BC - not as pastoral as you might think.

Jun 29, 2018 00:28:16

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From Winnipeg Comedy Festival - Bruce Clark talks jobs and from Hecklers in Victoria, Charlie Demers talks trash.

I tell ya, my grandma I tell ya...she gets no respect!

Jun 22, 2018 00:28:16

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From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival, we are very pleased to present these two comedians who are new to our show. Sophie Buddle will charm you with her cheating-boyfriend-revenge jokes and Charles Haycock dispenses some love and respect for his Grandma. This is our last regular season show; however, never fear - we will be here all summer long with more of your favourites!

I can't do sports anymore because of YOU, Dad!

Jun 14, 2018 00:28:16

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From our 10th Anniversary Show in Banff, Dave Hemstad reminisces about a tie when he enjoyed playing sports. Those days are gone and he blames his weight and his Dad! Happy Father's Day!

Bad dates and kids that won't grow up!

Jun 7, 2018 00:28:00

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From Accent on Toronto 16, comedians Courtney Gilmour shares her dating experiences and Evan Carter is done with raising adult children.

Be careful what you ask for...especially if you're looking for love from a pet.

May 31, 2018 00:27:59

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From our 10th Anniversary Celebration in Banff last month, we shine our spotlight on Big Daddy Tazz who as far as he's concerned, when someone with OCD raises a child with ADHD...the results are hilarious!

Hotels, mortgages and waxing. It's an episode for grown-ups!

May 24, 2018 00:27:59

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From the Cottage Country Comedy Festival, Ward Anderson tells us what he's learned about people's hotel room habits and it's terrifying! And DeAnne Smith shares a waxing story that might encourage women to take a break from waxing altogether.

A Royal birthday celebrating the Canadian cottage, festivals and Anne of Green Gables

May 17, 2018 00:28:16

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We're celebrating the Mother of all Royals this weekend with all things Canadian including construction, cottages, festivals and Anne of Green Gables who dances on tables! With Tim Nutt, Gilson Lubin, Todd Butler, and Chelsea P. Manders.

Immigrant Arthur Simeon declares Citizenship test "Wimpy"!

May 10, 2018 00:28:16

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From Yuk Yuk's in Calgary, Brittany Lyseng tells us how NOT to name our children, and from the CCCF last year in Muskoka, Laugh Out Loud favourite Arthur Simeon encourages us to adopt a new Canadian Citizenship test...and it's not for the wimpy.

The 'joys' of mental illness and casual racism!

May 3, 2018 00:28:16

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From the Winnipeg Comedy Festival 2018, Christophe Davidson encourages you to be the best friend you can be. Sometimes it involves losing friends! And Hoodo Hersi tells us how you can be part of the solution...and the problem!

Why go to therapy when getting on stage and telling strangers is FREE!

Apr 26, 2018 00:28:17

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From Accent on Toronto 2017, Amish Patel tells an unsuspecting audience everything they need to know about his body hair...and more! And Dave Merheje talks about his soccer Dad and struggles to air his family's dirty laundry.

Grande Dame of Canadian Comedy, Martha Chaves!

Apr 19, 2018 00:28:16

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The first of our 10th Anniversary Spotlights, recorded at the Eric Harvie Theate at The Banff Centre, features one of your top 5 favourites over the last decade, Martha Chaves.

Hey microwaves! You've got some 'splainin' to do! Juno Award winner Ivan Decker

Apr 11, 2018 00:28:20

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Today we shine our spotlight on Ivan Decker, the proud recipient of a the Juno Award for Best Comedy Album - the first in 33 years. And a little trip down memory lane from the last recipients. Do you know who they are?

Exploring the link between ones heritage...and eyebrows.

Apr 5, 2018 00:28:16

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Cara Connors explains that some kids need to see estheticians before others do and yes, ethnicity can play a role in that: recorded at the Winnipeg Comedy Festival in 2017. And Patrick Haye takes aim at the "hypothetical question" raised by your partner recorded at the Cottage Country Comedy Festival in Muskoka.

Etiquette for on-line dating and schoolyard bullying.

Mar 28, 2018 00:28:16

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From Victoria, Kevin Banner enlightens us on some bullying etiquette from back in HIS day, and from the Icebreakers Comedy Festival, Andrew Barr shines a light on gender issues; with some help from the humble tomato.

Do Juno the five nominees up for Best Comedy Album?

Mar 21, 2018 00:28:17

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After a 33 year hiatus, the Juno Awards are giving recognition to the best Canadian Comedy Album and host Ali Hassan presents the five nominees.

Your siblings and parents mind games revealed!

Mar 16, 2018 00:28:17

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From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival, Arthur Simeon reveals that his sisters were masters of mind games and his mother was a liar. And Graham Chittenden want you to reevaluate your internet usage, and while you're at it, quite making him fancy desserts!

The challenge of getting the elements of your dowry just right!

Mar 9, 2018 00:28:16

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From Icebreakes Comedy Festival in 2017, Alex Wood warns of the dangers in telling a joke during a job interview, and from Hecklers in Victoria, Fatima Dhowre sings in Somalian....and nobody is safe!

It's time you took brunch more seriously!

Mar 2, 2018 00:28:16

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From Accent on Toronto 16, The Doo Wops take you on a tour of Carnival life and Nour Hadidi has a message for all the friends and future friends in her life; never, ever mess with this woman's brunch plans.

Destination weddings and divorces. Related? Who knows!

Feb 23, 2018 00:28:17

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From Niagara-on-the-Lake Icebreakers Festival, John Hastings says 'choose the timing of your religion' - and Rob Ross is enjoying his divorce and never attending your destination wedding.

Never look a police horse in the mouth.

Feb 16, 2018 00:28:16

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From the Icebreakers Comedy Festival in Niagara on the Lake - our spotlight shines on Rob Pue. Canadian accents and idiosyncrasies along with sure fire ways for getting thrown in jail. Featuring Ali Hassan.

Turtles, teens and fudge!

Feb 9, 2018 00:28:16

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From the Cottage Country Festival, Casey Corbin warns us of animals in the wilderness, and Efthimios Nasiopoulos navigates the waters of a couples massage/

If no one has heard of your dating app...it's a bad dating app.

Feb 2, 2018 00:28:05

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From Accent on Toronto, Courtney Glimour tells a packed Danforth Music Hall audience about a dating app the NO ONE has every heard about! (and with good reason), and Evan Carter shares the number one thing you should do when your kids move out of the house.

Your recreational drug user friend should NOT babysit your child.

Jan 26, 2018 00:28:06

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Comedian Adrian Cronk explains why TV show America's Most Wanted might not be great viewing for a 5 year old child. Of course we know that NOW! And Shane Priestly gives us tips on how to connect with your ailing grandpa. Recorded at the Cottage Comedy Festival in Muskoka and Hecklers Comedy Club in Victoria.

How little girls will eventually rule the world!

Jan 23, 2018 00:28:05

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Ian Sirota ponders who is easier to raise; little boys or little girls, and takes us to the Dominican Republic with his wife. And Andrew Evans takes us on a journey of laser eye surgery. From the 905 Comedy Festival and Yuk Yuk's in Calgary, it's time to laugh Canada!

Fighting stereotypes - it's full time work!

Jan 12, 2018 00:28:05

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Fiona O'Brien tell shares her love for Tim Horton's and Leonard Chan dispels some Asian stereotypes and creates some new ones you may have not heard about. From the 905 Comedy Festival!

To shine or not to shine a spotlight on Steve Patterson. That is not debatable.

Jan 5, 2018 00:28:07

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Today we shine our spotlight on a Canadian Triple Threat. He can sing, he can joke, he can...write letters! Steve Patterson is featured.

An Englishman in the Maritimes

Dec 29, 2017 00:28:07

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Our spotlight shines on James Mullinger on this - our last holiday gift of 2017. Happy New Year!

Is the worst birthday of all birthday's a Christmas birthday?

Dec 22, 2017 00:28:07

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It's our ultimate Christmas episode with special guests, fireside tales and some holiday cheer. We even have an anti-Santa song - 'cause we like balance here at the CBC!

No bah humbugs here. It's all jingle bells and Ho Ho Ho!

Dec 15, 2017 00:28:07

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It's time for some Christmas comedy with Scott Faulconbridge and Martha Chaves. Stories, songs, and a mouse?!

Kids, technology, eyesight...and other things you don't need!

Dec 8, 2017 00:28:07

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From the 905 Comedy festival, master impressionist Jessica Holmes and Tim Steeves shares how he has yet to master the art of ordering in a restaurant.

Gather round for a cautionary tale about re-living your youth!

Dec 1, 2017 00:28:07

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Matt Wright shares some great reasons why adults shouldn't revisit their younger selves and Ryan Belleville weights in on wine vs whiskey.

Comedy heads to the woods and meets zoology!

Nov 24, 2017 00:28:16

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Nikki Payne shares her experience narrating an audio book and Jeff McEnery tells us why he should never order food from attractive wait staff...

My Newfoundlander Mom can out-drink your Albertan Mom!

Nov 17, 2017 00:28:08

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Newfoundland's Lisa Baker gives us some questionable advice oh how to deal with authority and Calgary's Brian Stollery shares why he rejects his wife's offers for handiwork help.

Hard and funny lessons learned on the relationship front.

Nov 10, 2017 00:28:16

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Joe Vu makes the case for why you should date Asian men, Jacob Samuel tells us about his 'inconvenient' breakup and Scott Falconbridge shares what NOT to say to your wife.

Something for everyone today, from flying cares to picky stalkers!

Nov 3, 2017 00:28:11

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From Victoria, Chelsea Lou takes us up and down the roller coaster of "crowd work" and Peter White demonstrates a surefire way to make zero friends in either London England OR Ontario!

It's how the west was won. With Comedy!

Oct 20, 2017 00:28:10

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An all-Victoria-cast recorded at Hecklers Comedy Club. With Mike Delamont, Morgan Cranny and Myles Anderson.

Men: Your hair isn't falling out, it's just relocating.

Oct 13, 2017 00:28:16

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Today we shine our spotlight on comedian Frank Spadone as he shares the realities on marital bliss, babies and coping with the in-laws.

Hackin' darts and blackin' out: A day in the life of a comic

Oct 6, 2017 00:28:07

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From the CCCF, Nigel Grinstead shares his disdain for babies while Julie Kim (WCF) shares HER disdain for baby mommies.Comedy eh?

Australian Siri and the Canadian Moose together at last!

Sep 29, 2017 00:28:08

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From the comedy hamlet of Quispamsis NB, Comedians Matt Richardson and Garrett Clark bring you everything you wanted to know about the Canadian Moose...and more.

Eating in the dark: Can't see what's wrong with it?

Sep 22, 2017 00:28:07

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From Winnipeg Ivan Decker shares the stresses of eating at at 'dark' restaurant and Big Daddy Tazz shares comedy about his first heart attack...

Exploring the link between ethnic heritage and eyebrows.

Sep 15, 2017 00:28:06

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Cara Connors explains that some kids need to see estheticians early in life and Patrick Haye tackles the feminine 'hypothetical' questions in life. No more fake questions!

These kids today and their text-message break-ups!

Sep 8, 2017 00:28:06

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Jay Martin self- professed 'old cat' reminiscesa about dial phones and white bread and Mike Delamont plans his wife's funeral.