Just for Laughs in Photos Wednesday July 27


Just for laughs in photos

We’ve been here all week, but the real rush of the comedy superstars smashed into Montreal at full force today and you can’t throw a rock without hitting someone funny.

Wednesday, we watched comedy’s New Faces erupt at Montreal’s oldest theater- Monument National, showing off the next wave in comedy, and later checked out the biggest stars fill the room at the hottest ticket in town as Comedy Central taped the first episode of Roast Battle- (you can watch it Thursday night). At 2am, we stumbled into the Netflix party which was jam packed and spilling onto the balcony. We shared poutine with the funniest people in America and managed to get a few photos along the way.

netflix party

The crowd at the Netflix Party at 2am, still going strong despite that all the Schwartz’s smoked meats were long gone, and the poutine was down to scraps.  Somehow we saw manage to get one of the last bowls of fries.

rich vos and chris cubas

Before grabbing the last bowl of poutine, Rich Vos posed for a photo with Roast Battle combatant out in front of the Hyatt.

big jay bert kreisher christine marie evans

, and Big led us to the secret elevator up to the Netflix party. Jay did warm up at the Roast Battle, and may have had the most shocking, despicable, hilarious joke of the night. And Happy Birthday Christine!

the wave

The tireless All Negro Wave poses with on set after the first Roast Battle taping. Bottom left, Willie Hunter, top left Jamar Neighbors, bottom right Jeremiah Watkins, with at top right.

jeffrey gurian jb smoov

stops for a moment to pose with his good friend, .

New York Comedy Club Crew at JFL

The New York Comedy Club crew hanging out on the terrace circa 3am at the Netflix Party. (l to r) Kristina Thompson, Andrew Tomlinson, , comedian Daniel Tirado, .

christie chiello and sara tollemache

Two women who killed Wednesday night. Left, Christi Chiello bravely took on the #1 seed in Comedy Central Roast Battle- Jimmy Carr- and made a strong impression on judges and David Spade. Right, who gave a stand out performance the New Faces Show at Monument National.

jesus trejo

got raves from the audience and industry for his performance at the New Faces showcase at Monument National.

nouilles de lan zhou

Nouilles de lan Zhou. Chinatown.  Excellent. But not very funny.

More coverage to come all week including Jeffrey Gurian’s daily reports, wrap ups on individual shows and more!

 

CLICK HERE to see Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday’s Photos. And don’t miss Gail Bennington’s Bennington Family JFL Photo Diary!

Read more comedy news, stories, interviews with comedians, videos and comedy clips on our home page. Get more comedy news. Watch more viral videos. Read more interviews with the best comics in the business.

2 Comments

  1. EukanPhukWreyetoph

    July 28, 2016 at 12:28 pm

    Uuuummmm, Wednesday was the 27th, not the 29th…

  2. BadNewsJeff

    July 28, 2016 at 2:13 pm

    Did Gurian take a roller coaster up to Montreal?