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Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams hits Toronto to investigate Rob Ford supporters (Video)

Daily Show correspondent Jessica Williams hits Toronto to investigate Rob Ford supporters (Video)

By | November 20, 2013 at 12:17 pm | One comment

This week the Toronto city council stripped crack-smoking mayor Rob Ford of most of his powers. After weeks of bad press, lawmakers in the most populous city in Canada finally made a move. However, five members of the council voted against the motion to remove Ford’s powers....

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Toronto mayor Rob Ford seen in drunken rant: will he take Jon Stewart’s advice now? (Video)

Toronto mayor Rob Ford seen in drunken rant: will he take Jon Stewart’s advice now? (Video)

By | November 7, 2013 at 6:32 pm | 4 comments

Jon Stewart pleaded with Toronto Mayor Rob Ford to resign after he finally admitted this week that, yes, he has smoked crack— and the reports of a video wherein he smoked crack, did, indeed exist. Since that episode of The Daily Show aired, things have only gotten worse for...

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Jon Stewart calls Toronto enablers, tells mayor Rob Ford to go to rehab (Video)

Jon Stewart calls Toronto enablers, tells mayor Rob Ford to go to rehab (Video)

By | November 6, 2013 at 10:10 am | One comment

Embattled Toronto mayor Rob Ford yesterday finally came clean yesterday and admitted that he smoked crack, an allegation that surfaced since reports of a video showing him doing just that came to light. But instead of stepping down from his post of governing over Canada's most...

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Colin Quinn: ‘Unconstitutional’ in Toronto at JFL 42 (Review)

Colin Quinn: ‘Unconstitutional’ in Toronto at JFL 42 (Review)

By | September 23, 2013 at 11:19 am | 3 comments

TORONTO - Just For Laugh's JFL 42, a 10-Day comedy festival in Toronto featuring 42 different acts, kicked off this week-- and I made the trek through the rain from Kitchener this weekend for my first night of coverage. Colin Quinn performed Unconstitutional, his one-man show...

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Jon Stewart thinks alleged crackhead Toronto mayor Rob Ford is sort of hilarious (Video)

Jon Stewart thinks alleged crackhead Toronto mayor Rob Ford is sort of hilarious (Video)

By | May 22, 2013 at 2:08 pm | No comments

Toronto Mayor, Rob Ford has essentially become a slapstick comedy star 70 years after the movement was popularized. But walking into inanimate objects and stumbling publicly aren't his only talents-- he's also a master of the slightly racist backhanded compliment! Last night on...

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Louis C.K. goes on hilarious Twitter insult spree (Image gallery)

Louis C.K. goes on hilarious Twitter insult spree (Image gallery)

By | June 22, 2012 at 3:23 pm | 4 comments

Louis C.K. Has a pretty active “web presence.” He has a long history of posting on comedy message boards, and not just to promote stuff either (read his particularly interesting back-and-forth with Doug Stanhope on Google Groups from 2005, if you haven't yet*). He's happy to...

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Exclusive audio interview with comedian Guy Earle, fined $15,000 for 'homophobic' insults

By | April 24, 2011 at 2:08 am | 28 comments

A four year-long legal case centered around a stand-up comedian hurling bigoted insults from stage toward a lesbian couple came to a head on April 20. Guy Earle, the comic in question, was ordered to pay accuser Lorna Pardy $15,000 in damages she allegedly sustained in May 2007...

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