With five television comedy specials under his belt, there is little question to the enduring popularity of Canadian comedian Ron James. Not only is James a hit on stage with audiences from coast to coast, the television show that bears…

In Canada and throughout the world, the Just For Laughs name has earned itself a reputation for bringing the very best in comedy to audiences. And for the first time in the organization’s history, Just For Laughs is hosting a…

In a typical, unassuming Canadian way, Red Green (born Steve Smith) has found his place in the history books. Although Smith has been entertaining audiences for the past 20 years, The Red Green Show could easily be called his career’s…

As one of the world’s most popular bounty hunters, they don’t come much bigger than the Dog. Born Duane Chapman 58 years ago, Dog (as he is most commonly known) has been responsible for the successful capture of more than…

If there is one lesson that Canadian comedian Gerry Dee should be well-acquainted with at this point, it’s to listen to that little nagging voice in the back of his head. For a guy who has appeared on NBC’s Last…

Newfoundland’s renowned comedian Shaun Majumder is getting set to embark upon a national tour, which includes a performance at Moncton’s Capitol Theatre tomorrow night. Billing his journey as “This Tour Has 22 Cities,” the name of Shaun’s upcoming national voyage…

When reached via phone to speak with the Times & Transcript, Irish comedian Tommy Tiernan knows that it is morning in Melbourne, Australia, where he is that day, but specific day of the week is a little murkier. Such is…

The much beloved radio program The Vinyl Cafe, hosted by award-winning journalist Stuart McLean is returning for a performance at Moncton Wesleyan Church tonight. McLean is no stranger to Canadian audiences with more than one million people reportedly tuning in…

Given his success over the past two and a half decades, combined with the fact that success stemmed from his imitation of others, you would never assume that Andre-Philippe Gagnon was relatively shy when he was in school. But it’s…

To quote the illustrious Homer Simpson, are you ready to laugh? It’s February and for anyone who has inhabited our fair city over the past decade should be able to tell you, February means that it is Hubcap Comedy Festival…

With a 30-plus year career that has included acting, writing and television, Newfoundland native Andy Jones is bringing his popular one-man show, An Evening With Uncle Val to the Riverview Arts Centre for a 2 p.m. performance tomorrow afternoon. The…

If you’re looking to treat your sweetheart to something a little extra special this Valentines Day, the Moncton Barbershop Chorus has something that could be the perfect gift. At a cost of $40, the local barbershop chorus, known as the…

OK. So you’re probably wondering what the hell is going on. …Or maybe you’re not. Either way, here’s is what is going on in my world and the blog these days. Honestly, it seems to be a feast or famine…