Oral History of Comedy Bar for VICE

As a comedy lover and comedy journalist, Comedy Bar has been my home away from home (just a short walk from my actual home) ever since it opened.

When its 10th anniversary approached, I knew an oral history was the best way to tell its unique story.

It was a beast. I spoke with everyone from the staff to comics — famous and local — and distilled tens of hours of interviews into a tight 2,500 word piece that performed incredibly well and was enthusiastically embraced by the Toronto comedy community.

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