Dec 8, 2014

The real threat Iran poses to the West

Scott Vrooman
Canada supposedly closed our embassy because Iran was a clear and present danger, but the clear and present danger is to Iran, not from it.
Jul 24, 2014

Feminist comedy

The F Word
Nicole and Ellie explore the ways comedy can be used to highlight social injustices rather than perpetuate the status quo.
Dec 16, 2013

Jack and the Beanstalk: An East Van Panto

Pantomime is a popular Christmas theatre tradition in the U.K. where audiences shout back at the characters and enjoy humour that ranges from bawdy to political to slapstick.
Apr 19, 2013
The Yes Men

Why satire matters

Andreas Krebs
Last week's Spur Festival event brought together Andy Bichlbaum of the Yes Men, Todd Hanson of the Onion, and Robin Duke of both SNL and SCTV.
Book Review
Mar 3, 2011

Celebrating comic subversives

Charles Demers
Lily Tomlin, Stephen Colbert , Robin Williams, Roseanne Barr, The Smothers Brothers are just a few of the portraits in Satiristas -- a book about wise-cracking (and political) comics.
Feb 6, 2010

Vancouver Special

Activist and comedian Charles Demers was born and raised in Vancouver. Vancouver Special is a hilarious look at the city's past and present, from its pot industry to its dog mania.
Oct 9, 2009

The Scarlet Letterman's revenge

David Letterman has struck the latest blow in his country's age-old battle with sexual puritanism. Actor Douglas Campbell was one of the many Scots who came to Canada and realized his dreams.
Jul 24, 2009

Harper Girl hits the Fringe

Ronak Ghorbani
Miss Ruby Jones delivers a shock and awe performance in "Harper Girl Does Canada" that will resonate with audiences across the country -- because who doesn't love Harper's steel grey eyes?
Apr 21, 2009

Why we need comedians in Canada

Stand-up comic Charlie Demers tells us why he thinks Canadians need satire more than ever these days.
Sep 19, 2008

Culture in Danger (Culture en Péril, with subtitles)

<span>This video was created by a few Québec artists to denounce the cuts in cultural funding by the Conservative governement.</span>


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