The Canadian Comedy Hall of Fame Podcast! A place for emerging and established comedians and entertainment professionals to discuss what makes Canadians so darn funny and to advocate on behalf of the legends who should join the Hall of Fame! Hosted by Chad Noonan!
CCHOF Podcast w/ Kevin Farley & Eric Johnston Ep.34
Episode 34 was all about great conversation and great story tellers. First up was Kevin Farley, Kevin is in the new movie Grumpy Old Santa now streaming on Amazon Prime. He is a standup comedian, actor and brother to the late great Chris Farley. Chris tells a great story about his time opening for Norm Macdonald and what it was like going to a talk show at Tom Greens house (kevinfarleyofficial.com for standup dates). Next up is Hamilton's own Eric Johnston. Eric is a standup, actor and member of the CCHOF Festival Committee. Eric has toured right across Canada and has some great stories about his time in standup, working on shows like The Border and Splatalot and crushing at the famous Laugh Factory. Eric has a big show Nov 10th in Hamilton and you can find all his tour dates at ericjohnstonwho.com. canadiancomedyhall.com
CCHOF Podcast w/ Carolyn Taylor & Rick Green Ep 33
Episode number 33 is hotter then the Taylor Swift, Travis Kelce rumours! First on the show is one of the creators and stars of the sketch comedy series Baroness von Sketch Show Carolyn Taylor! Carolyn has a hilarious new show called I Have Nothing (named after Whitney Houston 1992 classic). The series follows Carolyn on a comical quest to choreograph the perfect, full-length pairs figure skating routine and features famous athletes like David Pelletier, Ekaterina Gordeeva, Brian Orser, Kurt Browning, Paul Martini, Barbara Underhill, Katarina Witt and many more. Comedians Mae Martin, Elvira Kurt and Sabrina Jalees guest star on this hilarious journey. I Have Nothing is now streaming on Crave!
Next up is Canadian comedy writer, producer, director and performer. He is most well known as co-creator of The Red Green Show and creator of ADD & Loving It?! Its Rick Green! Rick talks about Hall of Fame nominee Steve Smith and the early days of the show! His website rickwantstoknow.com is where to find all things Rick!
You still have time to vote on this years class at canadiancomedyhall.com
CCHOF Podcast w/ Ben Sosa Wright & Daniel Woodrow Ep 32
The New Wave of Stand Up kicks off August 28th on CBC Gem with a full lineup of incredible comedians. Two of the stars are on this weeks podcast. First up is Ben Sosa Wright, Ben is stand-up comedian, writer, and improviser from Toronto, he was named a 2022 JFL New Face: Canada. Ben was also named one of CBC’s 15 Canadian Comics To Watch in 2019. If you are a fan of Tyra Banks or Amanda Bynes this is the interview for you! Next on the pod is Daniel Woodrow, Daniel s a Canadian stand-up comedian and actor from Toronto. His credits include Kids In The Hall, Star Trek: Discovery, Pretty Hard Cases and one very hilarious hobbit themed IMDB entry.
Voting is still Open for the Canadian Comedy Hall of Fame, head to canadiancomedyhall.com to vote!
CCHOF Podcast w/ Luke Lynndale and Leny Corrado Ep 31
It's August! Which means JFL has ended, but where one festival ends another begins! The Danforth Comedy Festival runs for 5 days in August (4th, 5th, 6th, 11th and 12th) on the Danforth and features some of Canada's top comics including Sean Cullen, Crystal Ferrier, Nathan MacIntosh, Glen Foster, Tim Blair, Rob Haze and many more. To talk about this amazing festival we have creator, producer and comic Luke Lynndale and comedian Leny Corrado! Both of these hilarious comedians have been staples in the Toronto comedy community for years. For tickets to any Danforth Comedy Festival show, head over to comedynuggets.com
CCHOF Podcast w/ Trey Kennedy & Noel Miller Ep 30
The 4th of our Just For Laughs Series of Podcasts featuring to 2 comedians with a combined 4 million Instagram followers!
First it's Trey Kennedy! Trey is a born and raised Oklahoman who never expected to enter the entertainment industry. While attending college at Oklahoma State University, Trey found fame on the app “Vine”, amassing more than 2.5 million followers. Trey still makes viral worthy videos and is also a successful standup performing his show "Trey Kennedy: Grow Up" at this years JFL Montreal, July 29th 9:30pm at Club Soda.
Next is Noel Miller! Noel Miller's biting one-liners and topical social commentary have made him a force to be reckoned with in the comedy world. Between directing, touring, podcasting, music and streaming, Noel's rise has been nothing short of meteoric. Noel will be performing a solo show on Friday, July 28, 2023 at MTELUS at 7:00 PM.
CCHOF w/ Kurtis Conner & Bruce Hills Ep 29
Its the 3rd of 4 JFL episodes and this week we have a Comedian and Podcaster who has brought in millions of views and The President of JFL!
First Up is Kurtis Conner! Kurtis has sold out shows across North America and the world. After studying comedy at Humber College, Conner quickly found an audience on Vine, later migrating to YouTube and growing that audience to over 4.2 million subscribers worldwide. Kurtis was named one of Variety's Top 10 Comic to Watch and will have two solo shows at this years Just For Laughs in Montreal
Next up is the President of JFL Bruce Hills! Bruce has been the driving force behind the world's biggest comedy festival and most prestigious comedy brand for over 30 years. Bruce oversees Just For Laughs in all its forms in all English speaking markets around the world. Bruce has produced comedy specials for the biggest acts in the world , Anthony Anderson, Trevor Noah, Seth Rogen, Tiffany Hadish and Many More.