All posts by Sophie Woodrooffe

On a humid August evening, crowds filled Maison de la Culture Maisonneuve to watch the contemporary dance piece “Recycled Instances (Did you remember to foget me?)” as part of Zone Homa, a month long multidisciplinary arts festival taking place in the Hochelaga-Maisonneuve neighbourhood and celebrating talent from across the city. I entered that show like the rest of the crowd: unsure and expectant.

Dan Bingham and Ali Hassan are Canadian comedy heavyweights, both of whom are participating in this year’s Zoofest and Just For Laughs festival in Montreal. We sat down at Café Neve to discuss their upcoming shows, but soon found out that if you put two comics who happen to be friends together in the same room, all interview logic flies out the window. Here are our version of the events.