Ron Funches has the most infectious laugh, and he’s one of the warmest comedians that I’ve ever interviewed. Even at his most serious, he seems a bit mischievous, with a joie de vivre that’s always makes me smile.
Craig Ferguson was one of the best late night talk show hosts, and The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson proved that time and again, running for 11 seasons and over 2,000 episodes.
British comedian James Acaster touches down in Toronto for five shows at JFL42, starting tonight, and the award-winning talent recently spoke to me about his show, how he works on material, and comedy genres.
Bill Burr, Craig Ferguson, Trevor Noah, Hannibal Buress, John Mulaney, Chris Hardwick, and Miranda Sings will be coming to Toronto from September 24 to October 3 for the fourth annual JFL42 Festival, headlining the festival at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, and that’s just the tip of the comedic iceberg as the festival has over 100 shows scheduled this year.
The JFL42 Comedy Festival is returning for its second year in Toronto, and for 2013 it boasts several high profile comedians, including the entire cast of Family Guy, Aziz Ansari and Sarah Silverman. The festival will run for ten days from September 19 to 28.
The first-ever JFL42 festival hit the streets of Toronto from September 21 to 28, bringing together comedy, music, dance, art, and technology in a diverse mix of 42 shows around the city. For most festival-goers though, the focus was definitely on comedy, with shows by the likes of Louis CK, Amy Schumer, Patton Oswalt, and Todd Barry.