Comic Relief

If I want to laugh, that means staying away from two topics that don’t deserve the time they are getting. The pandemic, and politics. I’m struggling to understand how anyone right now in 2022 can still find humour in anything political. Especially in our own country. Comedy is escapist and sometimes educational art. The news […]

Kim’s Convenience. From Stage to Screen.

Canadian comedy is enjoying an unprecedented global resurgence. This Hour Has 22 Minutes continues a long-standing tradition of combining politics and humour. The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation has a decorated history of making that mix work. Wayne and Shuster and the earlier years of Codco were among the best examples of politics and humour. While not political in nature, CTV’s […]