Winter is coming – so say weather people and Game of Thrones characters. Many of us need a happy place to help get us through those cold, snow months. For geek comedy performer, Zach Mealia, that happy place comes in the form of his toy collection. Today, Zach takes a break from performing geek comedy to [...]
This past weekend, The Dandies took Fan Expo Canada 2018 by storm! In four days, we performed four shows, including old favourites and new additions. Couldn’t make it to the convention? We’ve put together a convention roundup of our nerd comedy shows – just for you! The Dandies nerd comedy shows for Fan Expo Canada [...]
Fan Expo Canada is just one week away! Here at The Dandies, we are checking our costumes, packing our props, and re-watching the source material for our fandom improv shows. We’re also doing one more thing… prepping to survive and thrive during the epic four days that is Fan Expo Canada. Let’s face it, conventions [...]
The back-to-school ads are on, which can only mean one thing… it’s almost Fan Expo Canada time! The Dandies have had a busy summer, picking fandoms and preparing our nerd comedy shows. It’s been hard to keep them under wraps all that time; but, now, we can finally announce what we’ve been cooking up! The [...]
If you’ve been at a Dandies’ nerd comedy show in the last five years or so, you’ve probably seen Alan light-izer the stage up. From playing Guy Guyson in Holodeck Follies to being our webmaster behind the scenes, Alan has been key to every part of The Dandies. Recently, Alan decided to move to the [...]
On Saturday, August 11, The Dandies return to Comedy Bar for Holodeck Follies Canada's longest running Star Trek parody show for Trekies and non-Trekkies “Holodeck Follies is one of the funniest shows in Toronto!” – Space Channel Now in their sixth season, The Dandies make up a completely improvised Star Trek episode every month. The next [...]
When it comes to nerd comedy, it can be hard to find family-friendly options. That’s why it never surprises us when parents reach out to ask if The Dandies’ shows are family-friendly. So…
Are The Dandies nerd comedy shows family-friendly?
If you follow The Dandies, you know that we have a wide variety of shows. We’re always thinking about new fandoms for our geek improv comedy shows though. How do we decide what fandoms are the best fit for us?
There are a number of criteria we use, so here are the five questions The Dandies ask when picking fandoms for our geek improv comedy shows...
by Zach Mealia
While each member of the nerd comedy troupe, The Dandies has some kind of collection, Zach maintains a whole host of them, ranging from Disney products to old McDonalds toys to vintage tins. His favourite collection, though, is his comic books. In his video, Zach takes viewers on a tour through a brief sample of his vast collections, especially his comic book collection!