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  1. comics to watch
    Just for Laughs Announces Its 2019 New FacesHere are the comedians you should keep an eye on this year.
  2. this week in web videos
    Remembering Brody Stevens Through One Brilliant Stand-up SetEnjoy it!
  3. #metoo
    Just for Laughs Founder Gilbert Rozon Charged With Rape, Indecent AssaultMultiple women came forward with sexual-misconduct allegations against Rozon last year.
  4. just for laughs
    Darren Knight’s Performance at Just for Laughs Is a Cautionary TaleA comedian breaks down the most overlooked part of the whole “Southern Momma” fiasco at Just for Laughs.
  5. on comedy
    Comics Confront YouTuber Booed Off Stage at Just For LaughsYou might really like SNL’s Chris Redd when he’s angry.
  6. speeches
    Andy Kindler Roasts Chris Hardwick, Louis C.K., Roseanne, and More at JFL“Now we can all go back to tolerating Chris Hardwick like this never happened.”
  7. comics to watch
    Just for Laughs Announces Its 2018 New FacesHere are the comedians you should keep an eye on this year.
  8. Just For Laughs Gets Some New Owners, Including Howie MandelJust For Laughs Group, the company behind the annual Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal as well as international comedy tours, […]
  9. jfl
    JFL Founder Steps Down After Sexual Misconduct AllegationsNine women have come forward with sexual misconduct allegations against Gilbert Rozon.
  10. 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 […]
  11. roll clip!
    Here’s a Video of Fifth Harmony’s Security Mistaking Becky G for a Stage CrasherThe world needs a laugh today.
  12. Andy Kindler’s 2017 State of the Industry Address Gets Introspective Andy Kindler is a changed man. At least, he’d really like to think so. Friday marked the 22nd year he’s delivered his signature […]
  13. Catching Up with Wyatt Cenac With season 2 of TBS’ sci-fi comedy series People of Earth premiering tonight at 9:30pm, we thought it would be a good time to catch up […]
  14. 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 […]
  15. Jerry Seinfeld, Kevin Hart, Trevor Noah, and More Join the 2017 Just For […]The 35th annual Just For Laughs festival returns to Montreal this summer, and today the lineup was announced. The festival takes place from […]
  16. Hear Andy Kindler’s 2016 State of the Industry Address Last week marked the 20th anniversary of Andy Kindler’s State of the Industry address, a keynote speech at the annual Just for Laughs […]
  17. Inside the Live ‘Jeff Ross Presents Roast Battle’ at Just For Laughs in […] When Dana White became President of the UFC in 2001, he turned what was once a chaotic, near criminal human cock-fighting consortium into a […]
  18. 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 […]
  19. 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 […]
  20. festivals
    Julia Louis-Dreyfus, David Cross, Hannibal Buress Lead Just for Laughs LineupThe annual comedy festival will take place July 13–31.
  21. Maria Bamford, David Cross, Hannibal Buress, and More Join the 2016 Just […]The Just For Laughs Festival returns to Montreal this summer, and today the full lineup was announced. The festival takes place from Wednesday, […]
  22. Inside the Minds of Internet Comedy Video ExecutivesLast weekend, standup comedy luminaries from around the world assembled in Montreal to showcase their talents and make obligatory jokes about […]
  23. Just For Laughs Chooses Its 2015 New FacesMontreal’s Just For Laughs festival is currently underway, and today they revealed their annual list of up-and-coming comedians to highlight […]
  24. Dave Chappelle, Patton Oswalt, Bill Burr, and More Join the 2015 Just For […]The Just For Laughs Festival returns to Quebec this summer, and the full lineup has been revealed. In addition to headliners Dave Chappelle, […]
  25. Eric Andre Discusses the ‘Cops’ Theme Song and Homophobia at Just For […]While you’re waiting for the third season of The Eric Andre Show to begin, Just For Laughs’ new YouTube channel just added a clip of Andre […]
  26. Check Out Old Clips of Louis C.K., Mitch Hedberg, Chris Rock, and More on […]If you’re a fan of watching old clips of standups honing their craft live onstage, the new Just For Laughs YouTube channel is for you. The […]
  27. Balancing Standup and Writing for ‘Late Night’ with Michelle WolfNot many comics would close their New Faces Showcase at the Montreal Just For Laughs Festival with a three-minute joke tying together men’s […]
  28. The Bitter and Acerbic Highlights of Andy Kindler’s Just For Laughs […]Another standing-room only crowd, including some of the biggest names in comedy, came out Friday afternoon at the 2014 Just For Laughs Festival […]
  29. Just For Laughs Chooses Its 2014 New FacesEvery year, Montreal’s Just For Laughs comedy festival chooses a bunch of up-and-coming comedians to highlight in their “New Faces” showcase, […]
  30. Talking to Barry Rothbart About Leno, His Competitive Eating Documentary, […]The Tonight Show typically isn’t the place where hip, young New York comics make their late-night TV debuts. They tend to go the Conan or […]
  31. The Most Important Things That Happened At Montreal’s Just For LaughsThe Montreal Just For Laughs Festival always has a seriously impressive artist lineup, with galas hosted by the likes of Joan Rivers, Eddie […]
  32. Just For Laughs Chooses Its 2013 New FacesEvery year, Montreal’s Just For Laughs festival picks a bunch of up-and-coming comedians to take part in their “New Faces” showcases, which […]
  33. The Best of Just For Laughs ChicagoFive years in, Chicago’s Just For Laughs Festival has never felt more catered towards comedy nerds; podcast tapings, surprise shows in […]
  34. Amy Poehler Named ‘Comedy Person of the Year’ by Just For LaughsAmy Poehler is the recipient of the big “Comedy Person of the Year” prize at this year’s Just For Laughs Montreal, the festival announced this […]
  35. Sarah Silverman, Seth Meyers Headline This Year’s Just For Laughs FestivalMontreal-based comedy festival Just For Laughs announced the lineup for its 2013 gathering yesterday, which will mark the event’s 30th […]
  36. Montreal Just for Laughs: The HighlightsThe thing about the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival, or any comedy festival for that matter, is the number of times you have to make a […]
  37. Just For Laughs Chooses its New FacesEach year the Just for Laughs festival picks a handful of up-and-coming comedians to be part of their New Faces showcases. This year they are […]
  38. At The Just For Laughs Festival in Comedy’s First CityReclamation of The Second City as Chicago’s once pejorative nickname happened long before I developed an interest in comedy. And as an avid […]
  39. Aziz Ansari, Kevin Hart, Bill Hader, Miss Piggy to Perform at Just For […]From July 12th to the 29th, comedians of all sorts will descend upon Montreal for the 30th Just For Laughs festival. Performers include: Kevin […]
  40. Just For Laughs Chicago Announces its Preliminary LineupThe Just For Laughs Chicago comedy festival hits the Windy City on June 12-17 this summer, and they’ve just announced the initial lineup. It’s […]
  41. Just for Laughs Festival: Louis CK, Andy Kindler and the Showrunners PanelIf you think it’s tough going to music festivals and deciding between which bands you want to see, try going to Montreal’s Just For Laughs […]
  42. Steve Levitan and Christopher Lloyd, Paul Feig, Ken Jeong, Garry Shandling […]You know you’re in Canada when a shmuck like me is allowed into a star-studded comedy awards ceremony and the security guard actually […]
  43. Marc Maron’s Heartfelt Keynote at the Just for Laughs FestivalMarc Maron delivered the keynote speech at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal today, and the newly-redesigned Comic’s Comic has posted […]
  44. How To Be a Comedy Tourist at the Montreal Just for Laughs Festival […]Plenty of comedy festivals tack on the word “international” to the end of their titles, but usually the worldliest name on their roster hails […]
  45. Louis CK Is Just for Laughs’ Comedy Person of the YearThe Just for Laughs festival has named Louis CK the Comedy Person of the Year. So is this sort of like the Golden Globes in which this will […]