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Question: Part of what you do as a big cheese [Vice President, Programming and General Manager]at Comedy is spotting new comic talent. Go ahead and brag. Tell us what great talents you've discovered.

Answer: Brie and Camembert.

Q: There is a rumour floating around that Comedy will give just about anyone their own show. What's up with that?

A: When The Comedy Network launched, we made a commitment to give many of the comedic talent in this country a shot on TV. And that's what we will continue to do. Line starts to the left.

Q: Mansbridge or Robertson?

A: Bullard.

Q: What did your former career as an accountant teach you about comedy?

A: Debits are funnier than credits.

Q: What's wrong with the CBC? (One sentence, please.)

A: Creative excellence struggles against bureaucratic politics -- and usually loses.

Q: You're a funny guy, Ed. Give us your best knock-knock joke.

A: You start.

Q: We hear you are pals with Tom Green. Just wondering... what does someone buy for Tom Green and Drew Barrymore as a wedding present?

A: A pet raccoon.

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