• Jim Norton’s Just For Laughs keynote address ‘I Insincerely Apologize’ (Full audio)

    UPDATE: We’ve now uploaded the official audio. It sounds amazing. So enjoy! MONTREAL — Just a few hours ago, comedian Jim Norton finished delivering I Insincerly Apologize, they keynote address at the ComedyPro conference at the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. We’re working on getting the proper audio from the mixing board, but in the meantime, we wanted to post the raw audio. That’s how excited we are

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    Andy Kindler blasts Adam Carolla: He’s like Hitler if Hitler weren’t funny

    MONTREAL – Each year at Just For Laughs, the comedy elite and its rabid base of devoted hangers on awaits with eager anticipation for the zings. Specifically, the zings born from the State of the Industry Address during the conference portion of the festival– ComedyPro, as it was dubbed this year. And those zings are delivered by the reliable anger-ball that is Andy Kindler. Anyone familiar with Kindler’s caustic Yiddish-flavored

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    Listen to Colin Quinn’s keynote address at ComedyPro conference at Just For Laughs (Exclusive)

    MONTREAL — Among the comedy peerage, Colin Quinn has always been a bit of a difficult peg to fit into any specific hilarity hole. (Yup, hilarity hole.) Industry types have tried shuffling him into one label or another, and a series of short-lived projects followed as a result. We all remember Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn, the fan favorite, prematurely canceled current events roundup show on Comedy Central. We also

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    Win access to the best comedy conference of the year– ComedyPro at Just For Laughs in Montreal

    While the Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal is already chugging along, the exciting conference portion of the fest — aka ComedyPro — doesn’t start until July 25. And we’re please to announce we’re giving away two Conference Passes (normally $149 CDN) to Laughspin readers. Just email contest@laughspin9777.wpengine.com with ComedyPro in the subject line and leave your full name. First two people win! The passes give you access to

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    Amy Poehler, Nick Kroll, Mitch Hurwitz to be honored at Just For Laughs in Montreal

    Most recently known for her brilliance on the NBC Parks and Recreation, Amy Poehler has been announced as the recipient of the Comedy Person of the Year prize at this year’s Just For Laughs comedy festival in Montreal. The prize is well deserved for one of the most talent and versatile females in the industry. Since her start on the Upright Citizens Brigade and then her explosion onto the scene

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    Just For Laughs ComedyPro conference television and Web series pitch deadlines extended

    For the past few years, Montreal’s Just For Laughs comedy festival has established a stellar industry conference that runs simultaneously during the last few days of the month-long event. Set to run from July 25 through July 27, the Just For Laughs ComedyPro conference will announce its participants on May 23, but if the past is any indication, registrants can expect some amazingly engaging, entertaining and informative panels, comedian speeches

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