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The Comedy Green Room April 2024 Newsletter

Another "Comedy Spotlight" Coming Soon!

Marc Trinidad

The Comedy Green Room dot com has always tried to bring the Canadian, USA and International Comedy Communities together!

Marc Trinidad is one of the funniest and nicest people in Canadian Comedy... My prays and best wishes to Marc and his family!

Our world has turned upside down.

Our son Myles was admitted to Sick Kids Hospital on Monday March 25th.

After what was supposed to be a routine eye appointment, it was revealed to us that Myles has a brain tumor.

Trust me when I say this is a journey we never expected to face. But that’s how life works.

We are extremely grateful to be under the care of one of the world's best hospitals. The support and care he is receiving at Sick Kids Hospital is exemplary. There has been teams of doctors working on him since we arrived. We are in the midst of exploring treatment options and he will have surgery ahead but we are thankful to report that his prognosis is positive.

This unexpected detour of life, has left us uncertain about when we will be able to return to work. This is why we are reaching out to our community today. As many of you know, I've spent a major part of my life bringing laughter to you all through comedy shows and appearances, never once imagining I would be on the receiving end of a fundraising campaign. Your support means everything to us during this challenging time and will allow us to focus on his recovery.

We’ve discovered what so many in our situation have also experienced. It’s not just the diagnosis or treatments that impact you, but managing schedules and accomplishing routine tasks that drains you physically, mentally and emotionally.

 Your thoughts and support are deeply appreciated. Thank you from the bottom of our hearts for standing by our side during this difficult chapter of our lives.

With love and gratitude.

Tom Hills

I first met Tom Hills at the beginning of his comedy journey, he always had a smile on his face and never said a bad world about another comic. Always willing to help out any way he could.

Rest In Peace Tom! Taken far to soon:

The Comedy Green Room Blog has been selected by The FeedSpot panelist as one of the Top 20 Stand Up Comedy Blogs on the web.

Canadian Comedy Hall Of Fame:

The Canadian Comedy Hall of Fame 2023 Inductees:

Congrats to all the Inductees!!

To read their "Full Bio's"

Hamilton ON Canada:

The Festival was held February 21-24, 2024 in Hamilton ON Canada

Thank you to all who came and celebrated with us! Thank you to the Inductees, Families, Friends, Performers and of course, Thank You Hamilton!

Sean Majumder Teenage Head & Surprise Guest

Contest Winner: Doug Nagy Keesha Brownie

Eric Johnston Elvira Kurt

Comedy Friends

The CCHOF is a registered NFP:

The CCHOF is a registered NFP whose mandate is “to celebrate, promote and preserve Canadian Achievements in comedy.”

For more information on The Canadian Comedy Hall Of Fame

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The Funnies:

A new cartoon every month from "The Funnies"!

The brainchild of Mr. Hans Yadav, "The Funnies" is a newsletter that curates the best web comics from the best indie comic artists in the world. 95% of the newsletter's revenue goes directly to the artists, to support them in doing what they love.

April 2024 Cartoon: Ellis Rosen

Artist: Ellis Rosen

For more information on “The Funnies” or to subscribe visit: and get your exclusive promo code!

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The Nubian Comedy Revue: Presented by Mr. Kenny Robinson

Sunday April 28th at 8:30pm Yuk Yuk's Toronto

To buy tickets

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New Book:

Victor the Daydreamer by Comic/Magician Vito D'Amico

A children's book for kids with dyslexia! Mr. D'Amico himself deals with dyslexia/ dyscalculia and has been a touring comic for 25 years. He added magic to his act 5 years ago and enjoys the crowd interaction. Originally from Toronto, ON Canada he now resides in St. Thomas, ON Canada with his wife and family.

Thank you, Bill Davern, for the wonderful Promo Video about Vito D'Amico's book.

To order "Victor the Daydreamer" contact Vito at The book is only $20 Cdn plus shipping. A great Holiday gift for any child.

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All Cops Ain’t Bad:

Their purpose is to bridge the gap between our cops and the community. We want to show the world that we are “only human”.

They also coordinate and provide support and relief to all current and retired First Responders with an emphasis on “Cops” and “Victims of Police Brutality”.

“All Cop’s Ain’t Bad” bring healing to our communities and their families through comedy, counseling, peer mentoring, individually and in comedy concert settings, filled with lots of laughter and love.

The goal is to raise awareness through community events, media outlets, social media, service organizations and churches, screaming to the top of our voices that… “All Cop’s Ain’t Bad”.

For more information on "All Cop's Ain't Bad"

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Diary of a Locked Down Comedian:

Ever wondered what a comedian does when the world comes to a standstill due to a global pandemic, and the entire arts industry grinds to a halt? Wonder no more! Paul Adams has diarized his experiences of lockdown, coffees, books, and his love of music in his debut book, "Diary of a Locked Down Comedian". For more information visit: or Amazon UK

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I first met Paul Adams through his father, comedy writer Charlie Adams. Charlie was the first UK comic on The Comedy Green Room. Charlie suggested I check out his son, stand-up comic Paul Adams.

We hit it off and Paul was invited to perform at The HogTown Comedy Festival (TM) in Toronto ON Canada. Paul decided to move to Toronto and performed in comedy clubs and bars throughout Canada and the USA for about 2 years. Paul's clean and funny comedy style was a refreshing change to the Toronto Comedy Community from 2004 to 2006.

Mr. Paul Adams new book Diary of a Locked Down Comedian is a funny, charming, and insightful look into his pandemic experience. Check it out!

Nashville, TN (September 28, 2023) - The Unsigned Only Music Competition, renowned for celebrating the best of independent and unsigned artists, is pleased to announce the 2023 winners.

Established in 2012, this year’s competition garnered almost 6,000 entries from almost 100 countries, reflecting the immense pool of musical talent worldwide. Winners share in over $150,000 in cash and prizes are split among 38 winners, including a $20,000 (US) cash prize to the overall Grand Prize winner. In addition to cash and merchandise, winners receive invaluable exposure through press, social media, and more.

It is with great pleasure that Unsigned Only bestows its highest honor, the overall Grand Prize, to Charlotte Sands, a Hopkinton, MA native who currently resides in Nashville, TN, for her upbeat, hit-worthy single, Dress

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