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What's So Funny?

Dec 21, 2014

Matt Besser loves to talk about comedy. And we love to listen. The co-founder of Upright Citizen's Brigade (UCB) in New York is also a comic, first and foremost. In this episode, he throws out sports analogies aplenty, we learn what a Razorback is, talk about Steve Martin and Andy Kaufman, I stick my foot in my mouth in...

Dec 20, 2014

Ken Lawson returns to walk us through some improv games and exercises. If you've ever considered taking improv courses, have a listen. At the very least, you'll come away more confident knowing you're better than the host of this show.

Dec 8, 2014

Mark Forward opens up! The very private standup comic and actor gives What's So Funny? an exclusive about being canned from CBC-TV's Mr. D. And he talks about his sensitive childhood and how therapy helped him become less angry. It sounds so serious but this is a really fun chat.

Nov 28, 2014

Darren Frost returns. Could this be the last time the Toronto comic is in Vancouver? Would he dare retire from comedy? These are questions we can't know the answer to. But he can ponder them, as he does in this episode, his fifth appearance on the show. Lotsa good stuff here in this one.

Nov 19, 2014

Mike MacDonald has been through a lot in the past two-and-a-half years. But as you can hear in this episode, he's back, baby. As sarcastic as ever! We talk about his bout with hepatitis C and subsequent liver transplant, mental illness, and heroin addiction. But there's even more talk about other things: young...