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What's So Funny?

Jul 28, 2014

Alicia Tobin is no good with numbers or names, but she's got a way with words, which she uses doing standup comedy and writing a humourous health blog. She opens up about her heartbreak and her jerk of an ex, growing up in Montreal, her dislike of wolf spiders, winning a Macho Man contest, her fear of earthquakes, and...

Jul 27, 2014

Wes Barker is a stunt magician, whatever that is. He explains in this episode. Doesn't do any tricks, though, which is fine because magic doesn't really translate over the airwaves. But he talks about the importance of comedy in his act, naked stooges, assistants passing out, breaking records, and couch surfing.

Jul 13, 2014

Ryan Lachance has been performing standup for 12 years so it's time we had him on the show. Lachance talks about the challenges of performing with cerebral palsy from a wheelchair, what gave him the nerve to get up on stage that first time (spoiler alert: a woman), getting into it with noisy crowds, and making out with...

Jul 2, 2014

Graeme Duffy is not only one of the top improvisers in Vancouver, he's an actor and, it turns out, a fellow alumnus of Oak Bay high school. We bond over that and Duffy talks about kissing Colin Mochrie on the lips twice, being a bad waiter, Lev Kuleshov, and we see how he stacks up in the list of things improvisers...