Huffington Post

Huffington Post

Huffington Post Comedian Simon Rakoff: Making Ugly Truths Palatable by Liberty Forrest Simon Rakoff courtesy of Alex Urosevic Like so many other people on the planet, I grew up in an environment that was loaded with abuse and alcoholism. Home was a frightening place,...
Showbiz Monkeys

Showbiz Monkeys

Showbiz Monkeys Winnipeg Comedy Fest Interview with Simon Rakoff by Paul Little Simon Rakoff courtesy of Rob Trick Simon Rakoff loves his job. Now to be fair, most stand-up comics who are able to make it their career don’t take for granted how great a gig it is....
TO Lifestyle

TO Lifestyle

TO Lifestyle Q & A with Simon Rakoff Q&A with Simon Rakoff Who makes you laugh? So much talent it’s hard to narrow down but I always enjoy Sandra Battaglini, Graham Kay, Boyd Banks, Debra DiGiovanni, Derek Edwards and tons of other fantastic Canadian comics....
Canadian Jewish News

Canadian Jewish News

Canadian Jewish News Comedy veteran releases indie album by Kathryn Kates Simon Rakoff courtesy of Rob Trick Simon Rakoff likes to challenge stereotypes about Jews. For over 36 years, comedian Simon Rakoff has entertained audiences with his distinctive take on...
Windsor Star

Windsor Star

Windsor Star Rakoff: Comedy isn’t hard, but life is by Ted Shaw Simon Rakoff Simon Rakoff has a stock answer when people ask if he has trouble coming up with jokes. “Comedy isn’t hard. What’s hard is getting up at seven every morning to go to a job you hate at nine.”...