Reviews

Old Man and the Lea(side)

Until he formally launches his own site, Titus Malcolm will have to put up with hosing off of my site. And YouTube for that matter. Next job in the hopper has to be getting the video up from the Rivoli on Tuesday. Titus took ten minutes and fielded all that was fired at him, from the shape of the CN Tower to riding terriers into the city. Wonder what that’s all about? I’ll post soon. Promise. Deborah Etta-Robinson and Steve Scholtz did a great job co-hosting the SketchCom night and ensured that no one believed I was their acronym-labelled upstairs neighbour that survived solely on pizza and wings. Though that’s not that far from the case.

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.