Episode #15

Kootenay Comedy


June 1, 2023

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Episode Guests:

Amy Bohigan – Comedy Producer

Ricky Diamonds – Singer

Katie Burrell – Comic

Episode Overview

There’s something in our mountain water that’s driving a groundswell in comedic talent throughout the Basin. Never have more people wanted to make others laugh in our little slice of the hinterland. In this episode, you’ll hear our own host on stage and in character, and we visit a raucous amateur comedy night in Nelson, where the scene is exploding. We also interview Golden’s Ricky Diamonds, whose comedic crooning keeps his audiences laughing—and groaning—and we check in with social-media giggle disruptor Katie Burrell and her take on this decidedly difficult but hilarious profession.

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