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Author: Breslin Mark, Mark Breslin Narrator: Mark Breslin Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Audio Length: Release Date: October 2009 Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download ISBN: 9781554687879

Publisher Description

From the club that introduced such stars as Jim Carrey, Mike Bullard, Howie Mandel, Norm MacDonald, and Russell Peters, along with dozens more, The Yuk Yuk's Guide to Canadian Stand-Up is guaranteed to make milk come out of your nose.

Mark Breslin - founder of Yuk Yuk's, the largest chain of comedy clubs in North America, and the initial force behind XM Satellite Radio Canada's comedy channel - narrates the past, present, and future of Canadian comedy. Following the explosion of talent from the mid-70s to today, Breslin explores the unique qualities that make Canadian stand-up unique. Listeners are treated to behind-the-scenes stories of great comics and clubs, as well as to excerpts from an array of favourite routines by well-known performers.

Breslin brings to life the history of Canadian comedy with hours of vintage performances from Yuk Yuk's comprehensive and exclusive archives. Representing the classic work of some of Hollywood's biggest stars, along with current and past gems, The Yuk Yuk's Guide to Canadian Stand-Up is 100 percent Canadian and the only audio collection of its kind.

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About the Author

Mark Breslin opened in 1974 the first Yuk Yuk’s, which now has twenty clubs nationally and is North America’s largest comedy club chain. Breslin has written three books, Zen and Now, Son of a Meech, and Control Freaked, and he is also a contributor to The Globe and Mail, Toronto Star and Quill & Quire. He has produced and hosted television programs for Fox, CBC, TMN, Showcase, and the Comedy Network. Breslin is the artistic director for the Humber College Comedy Program and the Whistler Comedy Festival and a founding board member of the Canadian Comedy Awards.