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#293 Bruce McCulloch

September 8, 2019

Comedian Bruce McCulloch talks about the legacy of Canada’s weirdest sketch show, Lorne Michaels, and the CBC.

The Last Laugh

June 30, 2018

Will Aliya bomb or solve racism with jokes? Find out in this final episode of The Imposter. 

The Imposter – Aliya Tries Comedy

December 31, 2017

This week, we’re presenting some of the best work from across our network. In this series of The Imposter, host Aliya Pabani decides that to learn more about comedy, she’s going to learn how to be a comedian.

Towards a Theory of the Hoser

December 8, 2017

From Bob and Doug McKenzie to Letterkenny, the story of Canadian film and television is littered with Hosers. But what do they mean?         

Aliya’s First Set

November 24, 2017

Aliya does her first 5 minutes of stand-up and gets two pro comedians to dissect it.

Aliya Tries Comedy

October 4, 2017

At the end of this season, Aliya will do a live comedy set onstage at Second City. But first—she needs to learn how to tell a joke. On the first episode of this harrowing journey, Aliya recalls the 1968 comedy that ruined laughter for her, phones her dad up to talk about brownface, and goes … Continued

Sabrina Jalees

April 4, 2017

Sabrina Jalees knows the work side of comedy. She’s been doing standup since she was a teen and has been on TV almost as long. But she’s still waiting for that dream job.

Fatima Dhowre

March 29, 2017

Comedian Fatima Dhowre recounts her many near death experiences.
Aliya goes in search of the house that Nickelback built.

Are We Too Mean To CBC Comedy?

February 6, 2017

On this episode, guest host Ashey Csanady and Vicky Mochama look at CBC’s recently launched comedy portal and wonders if it’s relevant and, you know, funny.

Land of Filth n’ Honey

January 25, 2017

Jess Salomon makes her comedy Great Again. Bruce McDonald goes to Washington. PJ Vogt inhabits a Weakerthans song. BJ Snowden loves Canada more than Canadians do.

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