October 16, 2019

Canadian Festival: What We Learned, Who To Watch. The 10 Canadian Comics on Our Radar This Showcase Season

The IB’s list of ten comics on our radar this showcase season Every year in the middle of October various comedy clubs and collectives in Toronto […]
October 7, 2019

All Comedy’s Problems Can Be Solved with Consent (Or how I learned to stop worrying and went to watch Louis C.K.)

Comedy’s Biggest Problems Can Be Solved with Consent (Or how I learned to stop worrying and went to watch Louis C.K.) I wasn’t going to attend […]
October 1, 2019

Ten From JFL42: Ten Unforgettable Moments that Made JFL42 in Toronto Truly Special

TEN FROM 42 The IB’s Toronto correspondent breaks down the funniest moments from The JFL42 comedy festival the younger hip cousin of Montreal’s mammoth Just for […]
September 29, 2019

Fluffy Keeps it Light at Toronto’s JFL42

There is one thing that is undeniable about Gabriel Iglesias: he has mass appeal. The Mexican American comedian brought his Beyond Fluffy world tour to Toronto […]
September 28, 2019

Eric Andre at JFL42: A bottle full of Ranch makes the medicine go down

Eric Andre at JFL42 A bottle full of Ranch makes the medicine go down: Eric Andre at JFL 42 “Some days life sucks and some days […]
September 26, 2019

Billy Connolly Gets Last Laugh with Final Bow in The Sexlife of Bandages

Billy Connolly Gets last laugh with final bow in The Sexlife of Bandages Farewell special of the Scottish comedy Icon has world premiere at JFL42 in […]
September 23, 2019

Between Two Ferns Screens at JFL42 (Review)

Netflix in a Theater: The Interrobang’s coverage of Toronto’s JFL42 comedy festival kicks off with a screening of The Between Two Ferns Movie. There are few […]
September 20, 2019

Byron Bowers and the Dual Powers of Loss and Light (Interview)

 Above photo by @tylerossity.   Cover photo by @joelbrandano. Byron Bowers is a Comedian who never shies away from truth and pain in his work. We got […]
August 29, 2019

Andrew Schulz Makes Robin Hood Moves Giving a Glimpse at What The Future of Comedy Looks Like

Andrew Schulz has built his fanbase on killer content, and a brand of independent multimedia comedy that does not shy away from controversy but rather grins […]
August 1, 2019

Inside the Anthony Jeselnik and Michael Che Galas at Just for Laughs: Who Stole the Shows?

Galas are the Crown Jewel of the Just for Laughs festival held at Salle Wilfrid Pelletier a massive theatre with luscious red interior plush seats and […]
July 31, 2019

Just for Laughs Coverage Continues: Kindler Kills, Maron Goes Monologue-ish, Big Mouth Gets Big Panel, and What Happened to the Big Fun Party?

A day technically starts at midnight so my coverage of day 3 of Just for Laughs will also start at midnight. ANDY KINDLER’S ALTERNATIVE SHOW The […]
July 26, 2019

Just for Laughs What You Missed! Nick Kroll and Anjelah Johnson Crush

I plan just for laughs months in advance detailed list down to the hour with multiple show options it takes a lot of work and most […]
July 25, 2019

Just For Laughs: What You Missed Day 1: The Nasty Show, New Faces, Liza Treyger, She the People

It was weird I knew no one on my train from Toronto to Montreal but when I caught myself scanning the line in search of someone, […]
July 23, 2019

The Industry & Comedians Sur-(THRIVE)-al Guide to Just for Laughs Montreal

Recently while having lunch with one of my rare friends who is not in the comedy world, they noticed I seemed anxious and preoccupied. I told […]
July 10, 2019

Canadian Comic Sophie Buddle is Done with Second Place

Sophie Buddle has done Just for Laughs twice, writes on National T.V is approaching her 10th anniversary in stand up and this year might just win […]
June 14, 2019

Toronto Selects Top Comic Showcase Winners

The Interrobang’s Coverage of all three nights of the Toronto showcases of the annual 25,000$ competition It is a muggy Tuesday evening at Absolute comedy club […]
May 31, 2019

Torontopia: The Next Wave of Sketch Comedy from Canada

Torontopia a digital series that satirizes life in the Canadian city of Toronto has begun releasing its second season on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation comedy website […]
April 14, 2019

Ramy Youssef’s New Self Titled Hulu Comedy Is a Candid Conversation About Islam That America Sorely Needs

RAMY’s gentle approach to the big questions. The IB’s exclusive look into the new Hulu series On April 18th Hulu will release RAMY a 10 episode […]
March 17, 2019

SXSW Comedy Short Cuts: See What We’re Seeing in Austin!

Austin Texas is absolutely exploding with South By Southwest in full swing and we’ve got a crew checking out all the great comedy happening around the […]
January 26, 2019

The Beautifully Manic Homecoming of A Canadian Comedian: Dave Merheje Helps Rep His Country in Comedy

If you looked up in Time’s Square earlier this month you would have seen the comedians of the world billboard, if you looked a little bit […]
November 13, 2018

Netflix The Degenerates Explores All of Comedy’s Dark Corners

The Degenerates explores all sides of comedy’s dark corners. Netflix has always needed the stand-up comedy fan. Netflix has always banked on the viewer that is […]
September 29, 2018

First Trans Performer to Compete in SiriusXM’s Top Comic Finals Crushes at JFL42 Competition Finale

Chanty Marostica Becomes the First Trans Comic to Win SirisuXM’s Top Comic, and $25,000 Prize “This is a huge win for the Queer and Trans community […]