The Comedy Network: Camping out with The Late O’Clock News to save money

2014-12-08T12:52:28+00:00 Holidays|

It’s not everyday a financial writer is invited to do comedy on The Comedy Network. So when The Late O’Clock News with Paul Lemieux asked me to share my financial thoughts on Black Friday, I jumped at the chance with both Fluevogs flying through the air. (FYI: Fluevogs are my weird shoes.)


Anyways, you guys all know how I feel about impulse shopping, faux holiday sales events, and the cost of collecting too much crap so poking a little bit of fun at Black Friday craziness seemed like a good idea at the time.


And what a time it was. Smile. In under 2 minutes I convinced host and comedy journalist extraordinaire (Paul Lemieux) to pitch a tent (in preparation for Black Friday shopping) — something he had never done before.


Catch The Late O’Clock News Black Friday clip here, and then tell me how I did.

The Fine Print: I have a hunch the clip is only viewable to those with a Canadian IP address.

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My sincere apologies to my many American readers who want to watch, but I guess restricting access to content is an unfunny thing comedy networks do sometimes. Hugs.



  1. jay and bey December 8, 2014 at 9:59 pm

    That was so funny! Thanks for the laugh.

  2. Nancy W December 8, 2014 at 10:41 pm

    Funny! Good job Kerry!

  3. margaret December 8, 2014 at 11:45 pm

    How tall are you??!!

  4. Ducklady December 9, 2014 at 8:28 am

    How adorable. I loved it!
    I’m in the US but was able to watch the clip using Tunnel Bear. I have no connection with whoever runs Tunnel Bear but it’s a virtual private network (VPN) that allows me to watch television in other countries. It’s free and very user friendly. I was glad I have it this morning because I was able to see this clip. Good job, Kerry. Yay!

  5. Merlin December 9, 2014 at 10:56 am

    To the Black Friday campers, I’m sure setting up the tent in the living room wouldn’t provide the same high. The only high I get setting up a tent is doing it in the mountains. Excellent work, keep it up!

  6. Merlin December 9, 2014 at 10:58 am

    I had to laugh that the show was preceded by a very blatant “buy me” add from The Source” 🙂

  7. Heather December 9, 2014 at 11:52 am

    Thank you for saying on TV you will NOT be buying anything on BF in a personal, yet not preachy kind of way.

  8. Tricia Steenson December 9, 2014 at 2:11 pm

    Brilliant! Love it .

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