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Red Dragon 3: The Shattered Teacup Comes Together

Fannibals.  We are literally the fragments of a shattered teacup.  Once a year, that teacup comes together and reality as we know it stops as we form into a whole being once again. 1,007 more words


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Proverbs 25:14
“Whoso boasteth himself of a false gift is like clouds and wind without rain.”


There are a few things I hate to do in life, such as flossing (but I do it, anyway), hanging blinds, changing diapers, and moving.

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25 Days of Christmas Movies V2.0 #11: A Russell Peters Christmas Special

PLOT: A comedy Christmas special featuring Canadian comedian Russell Peters

Most modern Christmas special all seem to be going for the same theme: a return to shows of the past. 387 more words

25 Days Of Christmas

John Semley remembers the Kids in the Hall, a show that made you laugh even when you didn't know why

This Is a Book About The Kids in the Hall
By John Semley
ECW Press
312 pp; $19.95

It’s a testament to the legacy of Canadian comedy troupe the Kids in the Hall that publications feel compelled to commemorate them with reminiscences and best-of countdowns every few years – whenever a home-video release or reunion tour or quinquennial anniversary permits it – even though the show’s finale aired in 1995. 1,169 more words


Dave Foley returning to Kids in the Hall roots for YYComedy hosting duties

When Dave Foley answers the phone, he’s enjoying a cup of coffee and watching a DVRed episode of the previous evening’s The Late Show with Stephen Colbert. 1,240 more words

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YYComedy Festival celebrates fifth year in style with 'stacked' lineup

It may seem like a minor anniversary, but five years for any festival is a major thing.

That’s why the YYComedy Festival is getting set to celebrate its half-decade in Calgary’s cultural calendar with arguably is biggest event yet and definitely its best slate of names from the world of funny. 993 more words

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Kids In The Hall's Scott Thompson Talks Brain Candy

Brain Candy, the criminally underappreciated dark comedy by the Kids In The Hall, turned 20 recently.

To celebrate, Sarah tracked down KITH’s Scott Thompson to reflect on… 35 more words

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