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  The name Douglas Lim is not an alien one to the comedy scene by any means. The man is a legendary comic, actor, presenter, emcee and host who has been active on the circuit for over two decades now. Who better then to take the helm as Crackhouse Comedy Club…

REXKL is hosting a series of online shows dubbed REXKL Sessions over the next month as part of a fundraiser to bolster the arts. The shows will see some of Malaysia’s top performers live on-screen and free to watch – with donations heavily encouraged of course.Taking place every Thursday from…

Some may have seen him portray Father Dougal McGuire in the sitcom Father Ted, which originally aired on UK’s Channel 4 from 1995 to 1998. Others may have watched him as he meted out comedy from a stage. No matter how they have come across Ardal O’Hanlon, these folks would…

First thing’s first – MACC in this case does not refer to the Malaysian government agency that goes after the corrupt, but is instead the acronym for Malaysian Association of Chinese Comedians.This outfit of laughter was dreamed up by famous Malaysian funnyman, Douglas Lim. He reached out to two other…

The folks behind the gut-busting Laugh Die You shows over the last few years are back in force and ready to shake up HGH Convention Centre, as Malaysia’s king of comedy Douglas Lim takes on Singapore’s comedy drag queen Kumar in a not-so noble war of words.The KingDouglas Lim is…

While her name may not be quite as instantly recognisable as those of more established stand-ups, this doesn’t in any way mean she lacks the humour chops necessary to make people laugh their heads off.  In fact, Manhattan-born, Dallas-raised and Los Angeles-seasoned Iliza Shlesinger is particularly talented in that regard, something…

As far as attention-grabbers go, the title of this show is right up there, causing giggles at best, and stoking curiosity at worst. The presence of the word ‘pomp’ in it is perceptible enough, but the rest might not be immediately apparent to those who don’t speak Malay. Perempuan is…

It’s impossible to talk about comedy in Southeast Asia and not mention the name Kumar. Born Kumarason Chinnadurai, the multi-talented performer has become a Singaporean icon since he made his debut 30 years ago at the now-defunct Boom Boom Room. He just celebrated his 50th birthday and to commemorate that…

The name Jim Jefferies may not ring bells as loudly as the handles of more entrenched comedians, but the people who have witnessed the uncurbed Australian know that wherever he goes, a wake of laughter is left behind. He has that chummy, zany disposition that makes his brand of wit…

Whether you first saw him on television delivering line after line of stand-up gold, or witnessed his panache for mirthful humour in a movie splashed on the silver screen, you can see why Kevin Hart is one of the most popular funnymen around today. Born in Pennsylvania, Hart started out…