Exclusive audio interview with comedian Guy Earle, fined $15,000 for 'homophobic' insults

A four year-long legal case centered around a stand-up comedian hurling bigoted insults from stage toward a lesbian couple came to a head on April 20. Guy Earle, the comic in question, was ordered to pay accuser Lorna Pardy $15,000 in damages she allegedly sustained in May 2007 from Earle’s “sexist and homophobic” insults. The owner of the Vancouver restaurant where the comedy show took place, was also ordered to

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Kyle Kinane, Tammy Pescatelli, more added to Vancouver comedy fest

Kyle Kinane

If you’re sad that Montreal’s Just for Laughs is over and you want another Canadian comedy festival to get excited about, look no further. Vancouver’s ComedyFest just announced several more acts for their September festival of all things comedy. Among the additions is Kyle Kinane (new video interview here), who was recently named in Variety’s 10 Comics to Watch and regularly opens for Patton

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