Author:TVA

So, Now is When You Need a Cigarette? Really?

This is how comedy works sometimes. You are standing around, minding your own business, and then suddenly next thing you know, you’ve got a call suddenly there’s a booking. Nice. So, glad I had my phone on on Tuesday night. Turns out I’d be hosting for Larry Smith and Marc Sinodinos at Hose of Comedy in Niagara Falls. Cool! Not only do I get to reacquaint myself with comics that I’ve worked with a few times before, but I’d be able to tourist it up on the Saturday in NF. Wax museum, here I come.

Dark Malcolm

Titus took to the Dark Show at Absolute Comedy Toronto for the first time. Actually it was the first time he hit an Absolute stage. Fresh from his success on the Thousand Islander IV he welcomed all questions from the crowd. Given it was the...

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Oh, Lubbie Dear…

Hey, it only takes three years apparently, but we eventually get things right. There have been some good boat shows and some rougher boat shows, but by far and away, GBL probably got the best show yet. The survey hasn't been officially canvassed yet...

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Shots From The Grass-y Knoll

So, you’d think that when you find yourself waist deep in Queen’s University Frosh that these people would like to do nothing more than go to a dope-friendly show, pony up their OSAP and parents’ coin to come out, have some beers, laughs, and help a cause. You’d think that. And you’d be partially right. A decent crowd came out to Time to Laugh in Kingston for the second of three ExtragaGANGA shows set up by Howard Dover. The first I did in Ottawa had a fairly packed room and there was little-to-no expectation that the same wouldn’t happen again in Kingston. And it did. Sorta.

We’re All Stars Now…

So, on Thursday I get to reprise my role of “Don’t-normally-do-it-because-it-makes-me-really-stupid-but-support-the-cause” guy and do Howard Dover’s next ExtravaGANGA show, this time in the never-been-there-before Time To Laugh club in Kingston. Looking forward to not only being home in the Thousand Islands but being able to get yet another care package of one-hitters, flavoured rolling papers, and all kinds of other things I’m sure will help me with my crippling, crippling, glaucoma. Howard’s a great guy for doing these shows, and who am I to say no to coming home? My DRIVE-FM spot may be live as I’ll be getting into town mid-afternoon, so be warned, Kingston, I’ll be badgering you live and not on the phone.