Comedian Bruce McCulloch talks about the legacy of Canada’s weirdest sketch show, Lorne Michaels, and the CBC.
September 8, 2019
The Last Laugh
Will Aliya bomb or solve racism with jokes? Find out in this final episode of The Imposter.
June 30, 2018
The Imposter – Aliya Tries Comedy
This week, we're presenting some of the best work from across our network. In this series of The Imposter, host Aliya Pabani decides that to learn more about comedy, she's going to learn how to be a comedian.
December 31, 2017
Towards a Theory of the Hoser
From Bob and Doug McKenzie to Letterkenny, the story of Canadian film and television is littered with Hosers. But what do they mean?
December 8, 2017
Aliya’s First Set
Aliya does her first 5 minutes of stand-up and gets two pro comedians to dissect it.
November 24, 2017
Aliya Tries Comedy
At the end of this season, Aliya will do a live comedy set onstage at Second City.
But first—she needs to learn how to tell a joke.
On the first episode of this harrowing journey, Aliya recalls the 1968 comedy that ruined laughter for her, phones her dad up to talk about brownface, and goes to standup school.
October 4, 2017
Sabrina Jalees knows the work side of comedy. She's been doing standup since she was a teen and has been on TV almost as long. But she's still waiting for that dream job.
April 4, 2017
Comedian Fatima Dhowre recounts her many near death experiences.
Aliya goes in search of the house that Nickelback built.
March 29, 2017
#170 Are We Too Mean To CBC Comedy?
On this episode, guest host Ashey Csanady and Vicky Mochama look at CBC's recently launched comedy portal and wonders if it's relevant and, you know, funny.