Feeling alone in your relationship with Netflix? Drown your sorrows in other people’s misery as the funniest story tellers around, including Brent Morin, Orny Adams, Debra DiGiovanni, Tom Papa, Jerry Rocha and host Jim Breuer band together to recount everything from their most cringe-worthy dating experiences, to the highs and woes of marriage, to the inevitably hilarious moments that come with raising a family. Metropolis July 21 and 22 presented by National Bank Club Series.
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He is goat boy: Besides being one of the most recognizable names in stand-up history, Breuer is well known for his 4 years on SNL in which he captivated audiences with characters like Goat Boy and his spot-on impression of Joe Pesci
He’s one of the greats: A seasoned and ever-hilarious comedian with over two decades of experience in the business under his belt, Breuer was named in Comedy Central’s “100 Greatest Stand-Ups of All Time”
He’s a cult favourite: Alongside his mainstream success, Breuer is also an underground favourite for his appearance in cult classics like Half Baked, which he starred in alongside Dave Chappelle and Harland Williams.
He’s not high: Breuer’s acclaimed autobiography “I’m Not High (But I’ve Got a Lot of Crazy Stories About Being a Goat Boy, a Dad, and a Spiritual Warrior)” discusses everything from his early career success to trials and tribulations of fatherhood in an extremely funny yet touching way
He’s on TV: Brent Morin can be seen on the hit NBC series UNDATEABLE which is now in its second season. He can also be seen this season on episodes of Brooklyn 99, The McCarthy’s and Ground Floor.
He’s a quick learner: After Brent’s memorable set at the "Just For Laughs" New Faces show, Brent quickly began to make a name for himself with appearances on Chelsea Lately, Conan and Comedy Central.
He’s in the top ten: Only a year after his New Faces set at Montreal, Brent was named one of "Variety's Top Ten Comics To Watch", and all this at only the age of 28!
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He’s hand-picked: Orny can be seen playing the iconic role “Coach Finstock” on the hit MTV show “Teen Wolf,” a one hour drama created by Criminal Mind’s Jeff Davis. Jeff handpicked Orny for the role after seeing him at the Hollywood Improv.
He’s quick & clever: Orny has become known as the “go to” guy when a celebrity needs a funny line. He has written jokes for Jay Leno, Garry Shandling, and many other top comedians. He has twice written for the Annual Emmys Broadcast.
He stands out: Orny was hailed a “Stand-out act” by the Hollywood Reporter after his performance in the Steve Martin Gala at Just for Laughs in 2010.
He’s famous: You may also recognize him from other notable television appearances and many of his national commercials, including Coca-Cola.
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She’s the best: Comedian Debra DiGiovanni has been awarded the Canadian Comedy Award for best female comic for the third time in 5 years. She’s been called the “Best Comedian to see after a Messy Break Up” and for three years running-she was named her hometown Toronto’s favorite comedian.
She’s a finalist: She was also a finalist on the 5th season of NBC’s hit show Last Comic Standing-making it to the Top 8 comedians. She was even awarded a Canadian TV award –a Gemini- for best-televised comedy performance of 2009.
She’s a JFL regular: Debra’s a favorite at the Montreal Just for Laughs Comedy Festival, and will be attending in 2015 for the 10th time.
She’s a local legend: You can often hear Debra on CBC radio’s ‘Debaters’ program. And, Debra has become a nationwide favorite on the hugely popular Much Music show ‘Video On Trial’, which can now be seen on FUSEtv
She’s popular: In winter of 2014- she completed her first solo national tour, with Just For Laughs! The Late Bloomer Tour crossed Canada with 21 cities.
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He’s a veteran: With more than 20 years as a stand-up comedian, Tom Papa has found success in film, television and radio as well as on the live stage.
He does film: and was featured Chris Rock’s film, Top Five. You can see Tom in the new FOX series BOOM! in the summer of 2015.
He’s got a sweet podcast: Tom is host of the hit SiriusXM show, Come to Papa, which airs on channel 99. The weekly, hour-long program features either extended interviews with comedians, including Mel Brooks, Ray Romano, Carl Reiner and Jerry Seinfeld, or features Tom hosting a live, scripted radio play featuring top comedians playing roles or performing, all backed by a live band led by virtuoso jazz pianist, Helio Alves.
He’s on TV: Personally chosen by Jerry Seinfeld, Tom hosted the NBC series, The Marriage Ref, which ran for two seasons. Tom had a recurring role opposite Julia Louis-Dreyfus on the CBS series, The New Adventures of Old Christine and starred in his own NBC series, Come to Papa. He can also be seen alongside Clive Owen in Steven Soderbergh’s, The Knick, on Cinemax
He is all over TV: Rocha recently performed on Conan and was a semifinalist on the seventh season of NBC’s “Last Comic Standing,” appeared in NUVO’s “Stand Up and Deliver,” was featured on SiTV, and killed at the Latino Laugh Festival
He’s best-selling: Rocha’s recently released a top-selling comedy album on iTunes called “Take That, Real Dad”
He’s shared the stage with some of the best: In 2014 Jerry made his Comedy Central debut on “Gabriel Iglesias Presents Stand-Up Revolution.” Gabriel also helped produce Jerry’s hour-long stand up special, “The Gentleman” which will be released in 2015.