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S14E04: Garnet Fraser


Getting critical with Garnet Fraser.

Garnet is a reviewer of comedy for the Toronto Star who recently reviewed 17 Netflix comedy specials. It was a pleasure talking comedy with him.

Join Darcy, Garnet and TVA as they review the following:

– Netflix is doing a lot of things
– Comedy, Comedy, Comedy
– (Comedy)

Thanks and enjoy!

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S03E19: Andrew Clark

Being schooled by Andrew Clark.

Comedy critic, author, historian, and director of Humber College’s comedy program joins us just before the holidays take hold. Also, in the middle chair, Dave Paterson joins in.

Join tva, Andrew, and Dave as we take note of the following:

– Getting into the yuletide spirit with Christmas traditions
– Getting laughs early in life
– Andrew’s life as a critic for what used to be ‘Eye Weekly’ magazine
– Who needs to go to a comedy school anyway?
– Andrew’s great book ‘Stand and Deliver’
– Andrew’s work with the Globe and Mail as their ‘Road Sage’

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Thanks and enjoy!


S03E11: Richard Crouse

Calling “Action!” with Richard Crouse.

Film reviewer Richard Crouse comes by to discuss comedy, movies, and hey, comedy in movies.

Join tva and Richard as they go off script on the following:

– Everywhere that Richard lets you know about movies…and there are a ton
– This summer in movies
Toronto’s Little Film Festival
– Some of Richard’s great interviews

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Thanks and enjoy!