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Marc Maron’s ‘river of rage’ flows freely at Just For Laughs

Marc Maron’s ‘river of rage’ flows freely at Just For Laughs

By | July 29, 2014 at 4:43 pm | No comments

MONTREAL – “Yes, there are problems.” The cold opening to Marc Maron’s intimate Place des Arts show drew huge laughs. The line was unexpected, yet not – after all, Maron traffics in problems, to heartwarming and introspective effect. And indeed, we really couldn’t...

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Kathleen Madigan, Judy Gold prove a perfect double bill at Just For Laughs

Kathleen Madigan, Judy Gold prove a perfect double bill at Just For Laughs

By | July 26, 2014 at 10:37 am | No comments

MONTREAL – With the venerable Judy Gold acting as opener, Kathleen Madigan’s headlining show could really have been a double bill for outstanding, fiery comics in peak form. As arbiters of bitingly hilarious, personalized comedy, the two women have been flexing powerful...

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine cast gets personal at Just For Laughs

Brooklyn Nine-Nine cast gets personal at Just For Laughs

By | July 26, 2014 at 10:15 am | No comments

MONTREAL – As one of the most exciting new sitcoms to hit the major networks in a years, Brooklyn Nine-Nine has quickly garnered a well-deserved reputation for being smart, hip, and extremely hilarious. Therefore, it’s perhaps not too surprising to see that the remarkable...

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Lewis Black veers off track to great effect at Just For Laughs (Review)

Lewis Black veers off track to great effect at Just For Laughs (Review)

By | July 26, 2014 at 9:02 am | No comments

MONTREAL – Lewis Black has never been one to shy away from a good vein-pulsing, temple-throbbing holler fest, and that’s exactly the type of forthright rage that keeps fans coming back for another dose of anger, one sold-out show after another. Which is why it was so...

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Andy Kindler’s Just For Laughs State of the Industry Address 2014 (Full audio)

Andy Kindler’s Just For Laughs State of the Industry Address 2014 (Full audio)

By | July 26, 2014 at 12:21 am | 34 comments

MONTREAL -- Every year, comedian Andy Kindler delivers the State of the Industry Address at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. It's one of the biggest highlights of the weeks long festival as fellow comedians, agents, managers, producers, media and more gather to...

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Just For Laughs New Faces: Monroe Martin, Drew Michael, Michelle Wolf impress

Just For Laughs New Faces: Monroe Martin, Drew Michael, Michelle Wolf impress

By | July 25, 2014 at 12:19 pm | One comment

MONTREAL – The New Faces of Comedy, a beloved Just For Laughs tradition, is perhaps one of the most highly anticipated showcases to grace the Montreal mega-comedy festival each and every year. More than giving under-the-radar comedians a chance to shine among more established...

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Jim Norton’s Just For Laughs keynote address ‘I Insincerely Apologize’ (Full audio)

Jim Norton’s Just For Laughs keynote address ‘I Insincerely Apologize’ (Full audio)

By | July 24, 2014 at 5:01 pm | 11 comments

UPDATE: We've now uploaded the official audio. It sounds amazing. So enjoy! MONTREAL -- Just a few hours ago, comedian Jim Norton finished delivering I Insincerly Apologize, they keynote address at the ComedyPro conference at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal....

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Just For Laughs New Faces of Comedy announced

Just For Laughs New Faces of Comedy announced

By | July 21, 2014 at 8:24 pm | 5 comments

Montreal's Just For Laughs comedy festival just announced its New Faces of Comedy lineup for 2014. Each year Just For Laughs, the longest running comedy festival, chooses comedians they feel will break out in the next few years. It's one of the most anticipated set of showcases...

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Lewis Black, Don Rickles, Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari, more headline Just For Laughs’ 32nd festival

Lewis Black, Don Rickles, Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari, more headline Just For Laughs’ 32nd festival

By | May 7, 2014 at 11:45 am | No comments

Lewis Black, Bill Burr, Aziz Ansari, Don Rickles and many more huge names in comedy will headline the 32ns annual Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. The festival just released, in part, the following information: The 32nd edition of the Just For Laughs Festival,...

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