(Toronto, Ontario – for immediate release) Holodeck Follies - Spontaneous Star Trek Want this first short week of school to feel even shorter? Want laughs this weekend and can't wait for Orville on Sunday? The Dandies hear your plea. After a successful weekend at Fan Expo Canada, the improvisational comedy troupe returns to Comedy Bar [...]

Two years ago, I got The Dandies into Fan Expo Canada with our improvised Star Trek parody - Holodeck Follies. I am happy to announce that in 2017, The Dandies will have five improv comedy show Canada's largest pop culture convention! I love fandoms beyond Star Trek and superheroes so I am happy The Dandies [...]

(Toronto, Ontario – for immediate release) Holodeck Follies - Spontaneous Star Trek On Friday, August 11, 2017, come to Toronto's west-end for a night of Star Trek comedy and air-conditioning before heading out to the plethora of food, beer, and music sampling festivals around town. The Dandies boldly go where no one has gone before: [...]

(Toronto, Ontario – for immediate release) The Dandies return to Comedy Bar as Toronto Fringe winds down! Our next spontaneously created Star Trek episode of Holodeck Follies (on Friday, July 14, 2017) is USS Sundress with stand-up comedians Courtney Gilmour, Meg MacKay and host Hisham Kelati.  Tickets: $15 at the door. Comedy Bar – 945 Bloor [...]

The Dandies are excited to bring their fan favourite improvised Star Trek show to Canada's largest fan convention. Their 2015 appearance garnered cheers and laughter from the 300+ attendees. Trekkies and non-Trekkies were engaged in the interactive plot and even joined the chorus for an improvised song. To celebrate Star Trek's 50th anniversary, the Toronto-based [...]

CBS Studios announced a new Star Trek franchise will hit the small screen (television and subscription streaming) in January 2017. I hope CBS doesn't whitewash the future (through Hollywood standard casting decisions) especially given their interest in interesting new civilizations and addressing social issues. I also hope the aliens move beyond interesting nose-pieces. What do [...]