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Radio-Canada - Radio
C’est un spectacle de Sugar Sammy Live sur Facebook que René Daniel Dubois a regardé et il est tombé en bas de sa chaise. Écoutez l’entrevue ici (à 5 min.)
Montreal Gazette - Web
Nothing to do? Nowhere to go? Coronavirus blues bumming you out? How about a free Sugar Sammy fix and some chuckles therapy in the process? Sugar Sammy’s mega-hit Franglais offering You’re Gonna Rire — filmed during its extended run at L’Olympia theatre — will stream until Friday night on the comic’s Facebook page. “Restez chez vous and take care of yourself,” Sugar Sammy has urged. “I haven’t showered in three days, but my hands are cleaner than they’ve ever been,” he added on a Twitter post. “Don’t forget social distancing. Yes, it’s annoying, but we’re going to have great stories to tell our grandchildren.” As is the case with...
98.5 FM Montreal - Radio
À l’occasion d’une série de spectacles donnée à New York la semaine dernière, l’humoriste Sugar Sammy a accordé une entrevue à Richard Chateauvert. Le correspondant new-yorkais du 98.5 a fait part de son appréciation du spectacle américain de Sugar Sammy. Sans détour, il a indiqué avoir beaucoup apprécié la performance de l’humoriste québécois. «Sugar Sammy a une fois plus démontré son sens de l’improvisation. Il s’est moqué des Américains, des Canadiens, des Québécois, des Français, des Indiens. Bref, à peu près tout le...
iHeartRadio - Radio
It's a leap year, only happens once every four years. Do you know somebody in your life who has a birthday on leap year, that was born on February 29th? I don't know if you know this, but our good pal, Montreal favourite, Sugar Sammy actually celebrates a birthday every four years, technically, and he's on the phone right now. Listen to the interview here.
PIX11 Morning News - Video
NEW YORK — Comedian Sugar Sammy may be sweet, but it doesn't mean you're off the hook from being a target of his jokes. The quadrilingual comedian drops by PIX11 Morning News to chat with Oji about what it's like to judge "France's Got Talent," his upcoming shows, and what he usually jokes about. Sugar Sammy brings the laughs to New York City at Caroline's on Broadway Thursday, Feb. 27 through Saturday, Feb. 29. Watch the full interview here.
Le Courrier de Floride - Web
Et, si Sammy a dit beaucoup de bêtises durant sa soirée à Miami, ça n’avait pas l’air d’être une promesse en l’air : il compte apparemment revenir le plus vite possible devant le chaud public de Miami. « Bonsoir Hollywood » s’est-il exclamé en montant sur scène à Miami-Doral. Sugar Sammy a ainsi connu un beau succès pour sa première apparition sur la scène de Miami Improv’ qui affichait complet, et pas qu’avec des Québécois de Hollywood ! Ca montre à quel point le comédien est apprécié, puisque le spectacle était entièrement en anglais...
Le Courrier de Floride - Web
Revoilà Sugar Sammy (à Miami le 23 février), avec désormais le statut de « star internationale de l’humour », mais sans se départir de sa proximité incroyable avec le public. Cette fois, c’est un spectacle en anglais qu’il vient jouer, mais il y parle beaucoup de ses années d’expérience au Québec et en France. « Les Américains aiment bien ce choc des civilisations, la découverte de nos mondes francophones, mais le spectacle plaît aussi beaucoup aux Français et aux Québécois qui s’y reconnaissent ! » On est allé lui poser quelques questions… et on...
Fox KTUV - Video
Allie Rasmus catches up with comedian Sugar Sammy before his upcoming stand-up shows in Sunnyvale. Canadian comedy superstar is bringing his razor-sharp wit here to the Bay area. Starting tomorrow Sugar Sammy will be performing at Rooster T Feathers in Sunnyvale, but before he gets on stage, he is joining us here this morning on the 9. Watch the full interview here.
Fox 5 - Video
Comedy sensation Sugar Sammy is bringing his wit to the Atlanta Punchline. Sugar Sammy is not afraid to push the envelope and jokes about politics, culture and social issues are not off limits. He's in town to perform at The Punchline and we are happy to have him at Good Day Atlanta first. Watch full interview here.
The Neighbor - Web
Growing up in Montreal, comedian Sugar Sammy was always the entertainer. “I was always hosting the talent schools and entertaining kids all the time,” said Sammy, who started working as a professional comedian when he was 19 but starting doing comedy in the 10th grade. “I was the guy who would entertain everyone on the front of the bus on a school trip. “I was always interested in comedy and doing it since I was very little. I used to stay up way past my bedtime watching late-night comedy and talk shows. Learning that was an actual job, that was probably the most extraordinary (thing). I thought, ‘How can I do that for the rest of my life?’” He will perform at The Punchline Comedy Club in...
The New York Times - Web
The comedian Sugar Sammy credits his Montreal upbringing for making him so funny. He shares his favorite spots. A superstar in Quebec with a growing global following — he recently sold out a four-month residency in Paris — the comedian Sugar Sammy relishes returning to Montreal after touring. “I love living here because it’s a big city, but not so big that you feel lost,” said the 43-year-old Montreal native who was born Samir Khuillar. “You can have a real life. And you can still find quiet, human moments.” Fluent — and funny — in English, French, Hindi and Punjabi, the performer has been conquering audiences around the world by riffing on politics. The son of Indian immigrants,...
Télérama - Web
Tout droit débarqué du Québec, où il joue à guichets fermés, ce stand-upper d'origine indienne arrive à Paris avec un show spécialement écrit pour « nous autres », habitants de la France, son « pays arabe préféré » ! Virtuose de la punchline, du rythme et de l'impro avec le public, Sugar Sammy ose tout, affichant une aisance désarmante avec son personnage de « gentil connard » au charisme impressionnant. Racisme, terrorisme, clichés franco-américano-québécois (« En France vous avez un président et un Premier ministre, c'est beaucoup de leadership pour...
West Island Blog - Web
It was an active week for West Island Community Shares (WICS). They started the week off with their annual BMO Thanks Giving Dinner. The party started as soon as the guests arrived. Sitting down was not the mandate of the event with DJ George Thomas as emcee, despite the delicious turkey dinner. The event raised more than 55,000 for the 41 community groups cherished by the WICS team The week with WICS got more and more exciting as the days went by. For the first time benefitting WICS, Sugar Sammy graced the West Island with his hilarious comic performance. The show kept the audience entertained for more than an hour with provocative looks into politics, culture and social themes. The master spent a great deal of the show interacting...
The Marilyn Denis Show - Video
Sugar Sammy's love of hockey is hilarious and has nothing to do with hockey. Watch the full interview here.
CFRA 580 - Radio
Comedian Sugar Sammy announces tour dates by putting up parody billboards. One of them mocks Maxime Bernier's 'Say No To Mass Immigration' billboards. Sugar Sammy, he's got the padody billboards of Maxime Bernier, he'll take on anybody.
Global News -
Why Comedian Sugar Sammy asked Quebec’s language police for a citation and doesn’t shy away from politics, international relations and the election in his standup. His standup has been known to cover everything from politics to relationships, to hockey to international relations. No topic too taboo and no one is safe from his affectionate jabs. Watch the interview here.
The Current - Radio
With the all-leaders French debate and the Montreal Canadians home opener facing off in prime time tonight, we are giving the last word to bilingual Quebec comic Samir Khullar, better known as Sugar Sammy. He is on a cross-Canada tour that brings him to Brampton tomorrow and Toronto on Saturday. Here he shares his thought on why the federal election is such a great source of comedy. "As a comedian you can't help but talk about the things that are on people's minds and right now I think this Canadian election is a very important one, [...] there's lots of material out there for a comedian, it's a gold mine right now[...]" Listen to the interview
ICI Radio-Canada - Radio
L'humoriste Sugar Sammy est de retour en sol canadien après avoir connu un succès fulgurant à l'étranger. De passage dans nos studios, il a parlé de la façon dont les revirements de la campagne électorale fédérale influencent son humour. Écoutez l'entrevue. "Tout ce qui est mauvais pour l'humanité est bon pour l'humour." - Sugar Sammy Il explique que cette période électorale est une période faste pour les humoristes canadiens qui n'ont plus...
CTV News Vancouver - Video
Political campaigns can and should be serious, of course, there's lots at stake, the future of the country, but there's also the opportunity to laugh. You have to find the humour, because campaigns and politicians who are running in them can be funny, sometimes unintentionally. High stakes TV debates, like the one we're seeing this week can be rich fodder for comedians and that includes my final guest on The Vote tonight. Very happy to have Montreal Comedian Sugar Sammy in studio. He has fans across the country and in Europe with his own blend of humour [...] Watch full interview here.
The Loop - Video
Sugar Sammy isn’t one to shy away from getting political, and his current tour is happening in the middle of an election cycle in Canada. So, what role does comedy have when it comes to politics? “It’s important to keep on addressing the stuff that’s happening in Canadian politics,” he told us in a recent interview. “Canadian politics is something that we’re surrounded by but a lot of comedians don’t address it.” Watch interview.
The Todd Shapiro Show - Radio
Sugar Sammy, one of canada's finest comedians joins the Todd Shapiro show. Listen as they discuss everything from the big leadership debate, Todd Shapiro's Startup company, comedy in 2019 and Sugar Sammy's canadian tour. Listen to the full interview here.
Joy TV News - Video
When it comes to Canadian comedy super stars, Montreal-born Sugar Sammy, who's real name is Samir Khullar, performs in four languages all over the world. We're here at the Georgian Hotel to learn more about language, culture and comedy.
CJSR FM 88 - Radio
Norm from Comic Jenius and and Lars Callieou catch up with Sugar Sammy about his international career, his success in Quebec, his canadian tour and his upcoming show in Edmonton. Listen to the full interview here.
CTV News Calgary -
"Election time is a great time to hit the road if you're a comedian, and we have one in studio right now. Sugar Sammy is taking the stage in Calgary tomorrow at the Bella Concert Hall. He is joining us this morning to chat about the tour and also to talk to us about some of the content of the tour." Watch interview here.