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Canada

  1. paleyfest 2018
    The Handmaid’s Tale Cast Has Lots of Ideas for a Drake Cameo“Who would he play? Maybe Offred’s third baby daddy.”
  2. winter olympics 2018
    You Will Not Be Seeing This Ice-Dancing Team’s Too-Sexy Lift at the OlympicsThe Winter Olympics are a family-friendly place, okay!
  3. Just For Laughs Founder Gilbert Rozon Steps Down After Sexual Misconduct […]Thanks to the Harvey Weinstein scandal and the women who decided to go public with sexual harassment, assault, and rape allegations against […]
  4. deaths
    The Tragically Hip Front Man Gord Downie Dead at 53Downie was mourned by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
  5. Checking in on the State of Canadian Comedy with Mark ForwardMark Forward has been performing standup comedy for two decades now, and he’s a bit of an anomaly in a number of ways. He’s a Canadian who […]
  6. Why Jay Baruchel’s Goon Franchise Feels So Uniquely CanadianUnlike the vast majority of American sports cinema, they aren’t focused on the essential catharsis of triumph.
  7. season renewals
    Anne With an E Is Adding an All-Female Writers Room for Season TwoAnne Shirley is coming back.
  8. comedy
    How to Assemble a Sketch-Comedy Troupe From ScratchAn introduction to Baroness von Sketch Show, which stars four specifically chosen 40-something women — kind of like a comedic Justice League.
  9. Just For Laughs Chooses Its 2017 New FacesThe 2017 Just For Laughs festival is currently underway in Montreal, and today they revealed their annual list of up-and-coming comedians to […]
  10. Bill Burr, Ali Wong, Tim and Eric, John Mulaney, and More Are Headed to […]Toronto’s sixth annual comedy festival JFL42 takes place in September, and the full lineup was recently revealed. The festival runs from […]
  11. Dave Thomas, Rick Moranis, Catherine O’Hara, and More Will Reunite for a […] A bunch of Canadian comedy legends are reuniting next month for an all-star benefit in Toronto. The one-night-only benefit, called Take […]
  12. In Defen(c)e of Canadian Comedy Much like its residents, Canada’s sense of humor is genteel. And whether or not you knew it at the time, chances are you have, at some […]
  13. music
    Rock Isn’t Dead, It Just Moved to CanadaThe New Pornographers, Metric, Arcade Fire, Broken Social Scene, the Weakerthans, Japandroids — it’s a full-on invasion.
  14. last night on late night
    Seth Meyers Explains Trump’s War on Canada With an Array of Penis JokesThe jokes about Canadian softwood lumber write themselves.
  15. knuckle sandwiches
    Justin Trudeau Has a Rather Undiplomatic Response to That Matthew Perry BeatingOh, Canada.
  16. canada
    Here’s a Canadian Photo of Samantha Bee Visiting a Musical and Holding a FishThe late-night host visited Canadian musical Come From Away.
  17. broadway babe
    Justin Trudeau Opened Ivanka Trump-Attended Come From Away Broadway PerformanceTrudeau spoke about the United States and Canada’s special relationship.
  18. oh canada!
    Feist Will Release Her First Album in Six Years Next MonthThe Pleasure will be ours, surely.
  19. international relations
    A Canadian Town Is Punishing Drunk Drivers With Nickelback MusicLook at this headline. Every time you do, it makes you laugh.
  20. Stephen Colbert Prepares to Become a Canadian Citizen on ‘The Late Show’Leading up to Election Day, it’s become a common tradition for Americans to threaten to move up to Canada if their candidate doesn’t win the […]
  21. With ‘No Depo$it’, the ‘Flop House’ Gang Unearthed an Instant Camp Classic […] Pod-Canon is an ongoing tribute to the greatest individual comedy-related podcast episodes of all time. As a connoisseur of bad movies, […]
  22. Just For Laughs Chooses Its 2016 New FacesThe annual Just For Laughs festival in Montreal is currently underway, and today they revealed their annual list of up-and-coming comedians to […]
  23. much music video awards
    Drake Wins Top Honors at Much Music Video AwardsHe even took the trophy for Most Buzzworthy Canadian!
  24. The Strange Phenomenon of Just For Laughs’ Canadian Prank Series Trawling YouTube is a weekly look at one interesting story or oddity from YouTube. You ever go down a YouTube rabbit hole and suddenly you’ve […]
  25. The Canadian Comedian on Trial Before a Human Rights Tribunal for a Mean […] Mike Ward was born in Quebec City in 1973, seven years prior to the first of two Quebec Referendums, a vote called by the separatist Parti […]
  26. beefin'
    Trump Happy Lena Dunham Would Flee to CanadaHe also accused her of having “no mojo.”
  27. Mike Myers to Publish a Canada-Themed Illustrated Book This YearSNL alum and famous Canadian Mike Myers is set to publish his first book this year. According to CBC, Myers has signed on to write an […]
  28. sad news
    Jeopardy! No Longer Accepting Canadian Contestants, Eh?What is injustice, Alex?
  29. David Steinberg Introduces the World to the Cast of ‘SCTV’The Paley Center for Media, which has locations in both New York and LA, dedicates itself to the preservation of television and radio history. […]
  30. canada
    Why Canadians Are So Upset Over the CBC Sex ScandalThe terrible allegations aside, the scandal represents a further undermining of a treasured — possibly the treasured — national cultural institution. 
  31. Stephen Colbert Looks Deeper Into the Drug War In CanadaIn light of the recent drug revelations about Toronto Mayor Rob Ford, Stephen Colbert turned his attention to another ongoing drug-related […]
  32. ‘The Daily Show’s Jason Jones Takes on ‘The Pablo Escobar of Maple Syrup’ The Daily Show sent correspondent Jason Jones back to his home country of Canada to dive deep into the nation’s sordid maple syrup ring. […]
  33. overalls
    Canada’s Prime Minister Met Justin Bieber and Justin Bieber’s Overalls“I met the Prime Minister in overalls lol.”
  34. public service announcements
    Watch a Walking Dead–Inspired CPR CommercialCourtesy of the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada.
  35. big brother
    See an Audition Tape for Big Brother CanadaSee? Even Canada has fratty douche bags.
  36. love
    Chad Kroeger Isn’t Bothered by Your Chavril JokesAlso, they started dating on Canada Day.
  37. canada
    Your 2012 Polaris Prize Short List: Drake, Feist, Japandroids …Grimes, Handsome Furs, and more.
  38. music
    Carly Rae Jepsen Snubbed by the Polaris Music PrizeHow could you, Canada?
  39. ryan gosling
    See Ryan Gosling Play (What Else?) a Hockey Player on a Goofy Canadian SitcomBefore he was almost the Sexiest Man Alive, Ryan Gosling had a blond mushroom cut.
  40. clickables
    Let Ryan Gosling, Canadian, Teach You About CanadaHint: It involves flannel underpants and Justin Bieber.
  41. 9021oh my god
    Watch Jason Priestley Drinking, Cursing, and Sexually Assaulting People on His New ComedyBrandon! Noooooo!
  42. clickables
    Watch Drake and Justin Bieber Skype, Sing ‘I Will Remember You’Bonus: Drake teaches old people about rap.
  43. shopping
    Douglas Coupland, Fashion DesignerThe novelist teams up with Roots.
  44. sitcoms
    Canadians Are Cool With How I Met Your Mother’s Relentless Canadian JokesThey even attribute the show’s success to them.
  45. chat room
    Guy Maddin on Directing a ‘Docu-fantasia’ About His HometownPlus: All about the frozen dead cow who became a hockey goal.
  46. the take
    Great Moments in Movie Titles, Toronto Film Fest Edition: ‘Young People Fucking’Toronto newspapers struggle with an excitingly titled new romantic comedy.
  47. apropos of nothing
    Are Canadians Just Way Smarter Than Us?Two obscure academic texts beat out Harry Potter on Canadian Amazon.