Author:TVA

TODD VAN ALLEN RETIRES FROM COMEDY

The usual drill is this. I drive to Burlington in the AssCar with at least one other comic, usually Brian Hope. The drive up is filled with giggles tempered with the oncoming stare and silence combo that we're driving ourselves into. We...

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Seven Copies of ‘How Levesque Won’

Did the show at Hemingway's last night that's run by Laura Nikifortchuk. If you've not been (and I've not before) the stage is up in a little elevated alcove where all the comics were sitting, chewing the fat, making jokes to each other that...

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Two Down, One To Go

On the back of the huge success that was the Lions club, I threw together some new material and figured it'd be time to give it a run over three successive nights. First at Eton two nights ago which, is again a great room....

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Now I Know How The Christians Felt

Got to the Lions Club gig with James Butlin and Brian Hope in tow and noted that sure enough, our ages added together still would still be less than the average age of the room. Eep. We got there approximately an hour before...

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I Had It So Much Better

Went to see Franz Ferdinand for the first time, well, ever. Amazing show, tight tight band. Excellent. Went with two day- job co-workers, one of whom went to school with the band, in particular, Boab, the bass player. Rumour had it that the...

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