Pardis Parker is a Sri-Lankan born Canadian comedian with an impressive resume: he’s a corespondent and writer for CBC’s This Hour Has 22 Minutes in Canada, was a frequent guest on Comedy Central’s @midnight in the US, and is the creator and star of Comedy Central’s hit new digital series, Mideast Minute.

Pardis is taking his comedic prowess to Edmonton this weekend at Yuk Yuks – so we sat down with Pardis to chat what it’s like working for “This Hour”, – Canada’s SNL, and what it’s like being a comedian in such politically correct & politically divisive times.

Oh, and there was a few laughs of course too!


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LISTEN: Comedian & This Hour Has 22 Minutes Correspondent Pardis Parker Chats with SONiC About Comedy in Politically Charged Times

Originally Aired: November 1, 2019

Catch Pardis THIS WEEKEND at Yuk Yuks – he’s hilariously funny and charming.

When: Friday, Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 2 at 7:30 p.m. and 10 p.m.

Where: Yuk Yuk’s, Century Casino, 13103 Fort Road

Admission: $18.10, available in advance from the Yuk Yuk’s website