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JFL NorthWest 2018: Prepare for Laughs

It is year three for one of Vancouver's newest festivals which offers stand up, sketch and improv comedy from big names and young locals and also includes a program of madcap oddball events like. Read more

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JFL NorthWest 2016: Todd Barry

Comedy from the king of deadpan. Read more

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JFL NorthWest 2016: Jokes Please

Eclectic and eccentric stand up where we learned that Ryan Albert Hilbert is not a convincing alias. Read more

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JFL NorthWest 2016: Janeane Garofalo

Even after almost 90 minutes of intimate self-mockery, Garofalo seems so likable. Read more

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Meags Fitzgerald illustrates the early history of one of the first ever photo booths and its creator, a stuttering inventor from rural Ontario. Read more

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Michael Hayward reviews Moomin: The Deluxe Anniversary Edition by Tove Jansson, a collection of comic strips that contain "the poetry of our world: sad, joyful, dangerous, enchanting." Read more

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Eve Corbel marks historic Ouija board milestones and talks to the spirit of a pirate queen and Ringo Starr's great great grandmother. Read more

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Michael Hayward reviews The Old Castle’s Secret by Carl Barks. Read more

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Jill Mandrake reviews Joe Ollmann's graphic novel about a high school biology teacher who suddenly remembers being abducted by aliens. Read more

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