Stand Up Down Under @ OFF JFL

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This is a really fun show to go check out. I went to the Wednesday night show at Montreal Improv, and of course, the audience all piled in at 9:00pm sharp (BAD AUDIENCE!)… Continue reading

Al Madrigal, Dave Meherje + David O’Doherty @ OFF-JFL

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Al Madrigal Al Madrigal is well known for his role on the Daily Show as a regular correspondent, but it shows that he started up as a stand-up comedian. He’s very comfortable with… Continue reading

Fire in the Meth Lab + Birdmannia @ Zoofest

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Fire in the Meth Lab I had the misfortune of missing this show last time it was in Montreal during FRINGE, and boy am I glad I got to see it this time… Continue reading

BUMP: MidCoast @ Resonance Café

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Last weekend I went to see the Toronto-based jazz outfit MidCoast play a gig at Resonance Café. It was their third stop on a mini-tour of Toronto, Hamilton, Montreal and Ottawa. Although I’ve… Continue reading

This is fucking gross – Al’s Fringe blog #7

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I’ve been thinking a lot about swearing lately. Profanity has such an effect on some, and no effect whatsoever on others. I used to think that it didn’t affect me at all, but… Continue reading

Greg Proops @ Zoofest + Stand Up / Strip Down @ OFF JFL

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Greg Proops Greg Proops is a tremendous comedian. His solo show at the Wiggle Room last night was sold out and just plain super. If you are a fan of his podcast, and… Continue reading

ARTPROV @ Montreal Improv

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“Improving is about trial and error. Improv is about trial.” – Aquil Virani, Artist, Designer, Improviser & Speaker Aquil Virani is a comforting host who charms his audience with his humour and wit.… Continue reading

My Dad’s Deaths @ Zoofest

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I saw opening night of My Dad’s Deaths at Zoofest, and I highly recommend this show. Jon Bennett is, as usual, hilarious, and you will recognize his patented brand of heartfelt, deadpan storytelling… Continue reading

The Ethnic Show: Ethnical Difficulties @ JFL

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I went to the early performance of The Ethnic Show at Just for Laughs last Thursday. This show’s focus is more on just featuring people of various backgrounds rather than on ethnic material,… Continue reading