By Velvet Wells Aside from memories of listening to Boney M’s Christmas album and Bing Crosby’s Mele Kalikimaka, I don’t find much joy in the Christmas season. And that’s okay. I have family and friends who love me and I enjoy taking the day for myself. Admittedly, I spent far too much time trying to [...]

This weekend, The Dandies did our last Star Trek improv show for the year. Before we scatter for the holidays (don’t worry - we’ll keep our blogs coming!), we got together to catch up and reminisce about some of our favourite moments from our Star Trek improv, Harry Potter improv, Star Wars improv, Buffy the [...]

The Dandies had another stellar year serving up geek improv comedy to the Star Trek, Supernatural, Star Wars and Harry Potter fandoms! Yeay us. (So dandy!) "It's been a long road..." But this wasn't our first year creating fandom favourite improv parody shows. Long-time followers know that we had four great years at Social Capital [...]

Nerd comedy may be Zach Mealia’s first love, but he’s also a passionate collector of comic books, toys, and more. Nerd comedy performer, Zach Mealia is a fountain of tips about collecting Developing a passion for comics in grade school, Zach began his collection slowly. Later, he branched out into toys. Luckily, nerd comedy has [...]

Fall has descended upon Toronto, and that may make you SAD, but The Dandies are here to spontaneously cheer you up! On Saturday, November 10, 8 p.m. The Dandies present... Holodeck Follies - Spontaneous Star Trek Canada's only Star Trek parody show for Trekkies and non-Trekkies. "To slowly go where someone has gone before" (season [...]

The Dandies had a busy September. Between our long weekend at Fan Expo Canada and our road trip appearance at the Festival of Wizardry, we entertained over a thousand new fans of our improvised fandom comedy shows! Now, we're ready to jump back into our monthly flagship show. On Saturday, October 13, 8 p.m. The [...]

This past weekend, The Dandies took our Harry Potter improv on the road to make some magic at Blyth’s Festival of Wizardry! Not only did we perform our Hogwarts Follies show, but we also created an improvised question and answer panel, featuring spoof versions of fan favourite Harry Potter characters. In case you couldn’t make [...]

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 [...]