Stop Bugging Us. We have Our Reasons, Dammit.

A few (okay, a bunch) of people have asked Black Sheep Comedy why we aren’t running an exclusively LGBTQ lineup during Pride month. I promise you, the answer is not “because we’re assholes.” The fact that we’re assholes did not factor into this decision at all. See, while Cathy and I (the two bad bitches […]

New Comedians: How to Write a Bio When You Have Nothing to Brag About Yet

If you’re reading this, chances are you’re one of the following: A brand-new comic, currently in or fresh out of your stand-up program. A newish comic who has been pounding the open mics. An experienced comic who’s here to judge us and hopefully find a few things to mock. A slightly bored person who may […]

We Dodged a Bullet. Now Read This.

For those of you who weren’t aware, something happened this week in the Canadian comedy world that had the potential to devastate our homegrown stand-up comedy scene. Canada Laughs, a Sirius XM Canada station, which featured 100% independent Canadian comedians, was suddenly taken over by Just For Laughs. We learned that JFL had taken control […]