Cathy Boyd started comedy even later than Nick did, around age 60. She talks about being raised in a big family, needing humour to standout and get noticed, and being pissed off about never being voted class clown in high school. We share a love of Steven Wright, talk about struggles with comedy competitions, awkward [...]
The Best Joke I ever told. Well, perhaps the cleanest one! Check it out!
Cathy Boyd a Dick Joke Came Up EPISODE SUMMARY Cathy Boyd joins Jen and Christine to talk about her four kids, her 10 siblings, her first and second husband and getting into comedy a little later in life. EPISODE NOTES We interview Comedian Cathy Boyd. She's a regular at Absolute and so so so funny. [...]
Allow me to introduce myself. I am what has been referred to as a 60-something nascent stand-up. I’ll go with that. Before March of 2020 BC, before Covid, my comedy career (humour me) seemed to be taking off at least in the theatre of my own mind. I had just completed a week of hosting [...]
We’re on the hunt for Toronto’s funniest residents! This week, we spoke to Cathy Boyd to learn more about her comedic style and new album, Wise Tracks. How would you describe your comedy style? Without a doubt it’s deadpan, dry-wit humour. I’m basically playing myself. Who are some of your influences? I’d say in no particular [...]
Let’s begin by acknowledging that comedy albums typically have a shorter shelf life than fresh basil. Hilarious the first time, highly amusing a second or third time when shared with friends but doomed to succumb to the law of diminishing returns. Even so, this live-to-tape special by American-bred, Toronto-based comedian Cathy Boyd is all kinds [...]
Cathy Boyd is a unique standup comedian, as she came around to standup later in life, though she already sounds like a seasoned pro. Boyd has just released a new album, Wise Tracks, and took our comedy questionnaire. Read on and find out more about this comic, and find her new album streaming now. 1. Where do [...]
You can’t help but take notice. Cathy Boyd hasn’t even uttered her first joke when a few audience members whisper to each other, pointing discreetly to the stage. And Boyd — on the other side of 60, with thick, silver locks pulled back with a hairband, prescription glasses perched atop her head — does what [...]