MAKING S#IT UP! (24 JULY)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Harith Iskander
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

THE EAT CROWD (25 JULY)

If there’s one thing every Malaysian has an opinion on, it’s FOOD. And whose food opinions, stories, anecdotes, and thoughts would be more fun to hear than the ones from Malaysia’s best stand-up comedians?

In this one night special, watch local acts rave about their favourite foods, rant about restaurants, and regale you with haute cuisine hilarity all night long!

ANDREW NETTO (26 & 27 JULY)

Look who’s back at The Joke Factory, it’s Andrew Netto!

Andrew Netto is one of the hottest comedians in the Malaysian circuit achieving considerable success in the local and international comedy scenes. He is described as a comic with more spin than a high speed turbine, with his twists and insights in the daily workings of the average Joe. The Malaysian is a regular feature in The Comedy Club KL shows and has performed at or emceed dozens of the highly popular comedy show.

His highlights are performances with comedian Ahmed Ahmed and Maz Jobrani in 2011, and mega comedian Russell Peters in 2012 in front of an audience of 8,000 people. With his yearly show “Andrew Netto Live”, Andrew showcases his skills in entertaining his audience solo. The 1.5 hours laugh out loud show is where he continually displays his amazing ability to take the most mundane things in life and twist it into comedy. The corporate world has also welcomed Andrew Netto with clients like P1 Wimax, HSBC, Guinness, Malaysia Airlines, Tourism Malaysia and more.

OFFICIALLY HARITH ISKANDER LIVE! (29 JULY)

In the spirit of the critically acclaimed late night talk show hosted by Harith Iskander himself comes: Officially Harith Iskander Live! This week’s guest is a former radio announcer who worked his way to becoming CEO of Astro Radio before moving on to being the current Managing Director of Fave Malaysia, it’s Jake Abdullah!

Be part of the live audience, ask him questions, and send comments as the Godfather of Malaysian Standup Comedy discusses the week’s top stories, trends, cultural touchstones, or anything else he feels like talking about on this new weekly live show!

TJF OPEN MIC (30 JULY)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

MAKING S#IT UP! (31 JULY)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Harith Iskander
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

FOUR HEAVENLY FOOLS (1 & 2 AUG)

Legend has it that back in 2012, four Malaysians stepped up to try their hand at standup comedy. After many victories against tough and discerning audiences throughout the years, these four gentlemen have risen up to become THE FOUR HEAVENLY FOOLS.

This Thursday and Friday, check out four of Malaysia’s best standup comedians working today for a two-night special only at The Joke Factory! Featuring..

Prakash Daniel: Gregarious, highly approachable, and energetic, Prakash’s charismatic onstage persona is a surefire hit for fans of comedians who love relating to the audience and making them feel comfortable laughing throughout the night!

Brian Tan: The most prolific joke writer in the local standup comedy scene, Brian Tan is known for his out of the box way of looking at life and his lateral perspective on being a Chinese Malaysian!

Keren Bala Devan: As seen on iflix, Comedy Central Asia, and Esquire Malaysia, Keren’s intense delivery and surgical takedowns of popular culture is a delight to witness and his fiery energy is always a guarantee to wake your soul up!

Gajen Nad: Malaysia’s best Chindian comedian rounds up the group, bringing his clean-cut appearance and tight joke writing into the fore.

With this fearsome foursome, your night’s entertainment will be 100% sorted. Book early to avoid disappointment!

TJF’S 1ST ANNIVERSARY SHOW (3 AUG)

Hey whaddya know, it’s been a whole year since The Joke Factory started bringing the funny to Publika! It’s an occasion worth celebrating and we want to celebrate it with you! Join us for an evening where Harith Iskander walks you through the many events, trials, tribulations, and hilarity that ensued through his journey of bringing Malaysia’s Premier Comedy Club to life! Come hang out, reminisce, and sit back as the Godfather of Malaysian Standup Comedy gives you a peek behind the curtain of creating The Joke Factory!

OFFICIALLY HARITH ISKANDER LIVE! (5 AUG)

Officially Harith Iskander Live!

Be part of the live audience, ask him questions, and send comments as the Godfather of Malaysian Standup Comedy discusses the week’s top stories, trends, cultural touchstones, or anything else he feels like talking about on this new weekly live show!

TJF OPEN MIC (6 AUG)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

MAKING S#IT UP! (7 AUG)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Harith Iskander
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

MY FAVOURITE THINGS (8 AUG)

You’ve heard comedians complain, whine, and talk about things that frustrates them, so we thought it would be fun to bring in a blast of fresh air by having comics talk about thing they love instead!

Featuring Keren Bala Devan from Comedy Central Asia, Luwita Hana, Riezman Razlan, Mad Sabah, and hosted by the Bearded One Prakash Daniel! Come celebrate joy and the things you love!

PAPI & GRUMPY (9 & 10)

The Joke Factory’s first double headliner is double-headed by Malaysia’s Biggest Comedian Papi Zak, and as seen on Netflix, Kavin Jay!

Papi Zak has firmly established himself as one of the golden boys on the Malaysian comedy circuit and he just so happens to be the “biggest” Malaysia has to offer. He’s been writing, performing and doing stand-up comedy for over 12 years and continues to bring his quirky brand of humour and witty observations on the absurdities of every-day life to all this performances. With his deep baritone voice and laid-back charm, Papi Zak’s comedy stylings are sure to tickle your funny bone!

Tonight Zak will be accompanied by Netflix’s very own: Kavin Jay! Well-known in the local comedy scene as the grumpiest comedian to ever take the stage, Kavin has honed his craft for over a decade with his intense style and sharp crowd work. Having performed all over the world in places like Melbourne, Edinburgh, Los Angeles, and even Zimbabwe, it’s a special treat to have him perform his well-tested material for an audience right here at The Joke Factory together with Papi Zak!

OFFICIALLY HARITH ISKANDER LIVE! (12 AUG)

Officially Harith Iskander Live!

Be part of the live audience, ask him questions, and send comments as the Godfather of Malaysian Standup Comedy discusses the week’s top stories, trends, cultural touchstones, or anything else he feels like talking about on this new weekly live show!

TJF OPEN MIC (13 AUG)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

MAKING S#IT UP! (14 AUG)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Papi Zak
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

JOKES FROM THE DARK (17 AUG)

Want your comedy a little naughty and a lot less nice? Is your sense of humour blacker than your ex’s heart? Then what you need is a thick and heavy dose of dark humour to soothe your cold, cold soul.

Featuring the meanest jokes from the twisted minds of Malaysia’s best standup comedians, it’s a night full of jokes pulled straight from the depths of hell itself. Come and join the fun!

OFFICIALLY HARITH ISKANDER LIVE! (19 AUG)

Officially Harith Iskander Live! with Tony Fernandes

In the spirit of the critically acclaimed late night talk show hosted by Harith Iskander himself comes: Officially Harith Iskander Live! This week’s guest is a majority shareholder of the Queens Park Rangers football club, founder of Tune Group which includes Tune Hotels and Tune Talk, he is also the Group CEO of the highly successful AirAsia budget airline, it’s Tan Sri Tony Fernandes!

Be part of the live audience, ask him questions, and send comments as the Godfather of Malaysian Standup Comedy discusses the week’s top stories, trends, cultural touchstones, or anything else he feels like talking about on this new weekly live show!

TJF OPEN MIC (20 AUG)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

MAKING S#IT UP! (21 AUG)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Harith Iskander
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

COMEDY HEAVYWEIGHTS (22 AUG)

We’re here to give you the skinny on the biggest comedians in Malaysia! On this night of hilarious heavyweights, these comedians will hit you hard with their punchlines and knock you silly!

Featuring Hindra Bose, Abdul Raqib Karim, Michael Saddi, Kavin Jay (Netflix), and hosted by Farid Azmeir (iflix), it’s an unforgettable night of comedy you won’t want to miss!

STORM XU (23 & 24 AUG)

All the way from Shanghai, China, it’s Storm Xu! A seasoned performed who have been touring his very unique brand of comedy all across the world, if you like witty/informative comedy, this one you should not miss.

Fresh from his stint at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Storm Xu is looking to perform his first ever headlining weekend at The Joke Factory, bringing his signature wit, thoughtful observations, and social commentary to Malaysia for the very first time! Come and check it out!

OFFICIALLY HARITH ISKANDER LIVE! (26 AUG)

Officially Harith Iskander Live!

Be part of the live audience, ask him questions, and send comments as the Godfather of Malaysian Standup Comedy discusses the week’s top stories, trends, cultural touchstones, or anything else he feels like talking about on this new weekly live show!

TJF OPEN MIC (27 AUG)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

MAKING S#IT UP! (28 AUG)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Harith Iskander
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

LAUGH LESSONS (29 AUG)

Laugh Lessons: A Comedy Lecture Show

Nobody taught these comedians to be funny, but they will definitely teach you how to laugh in this comedy lecture show! Local comedians present their material to you in the form of a lesson plan complete with visual aids! Come and watch these jokes told in a way you’ve never seen before!

Featuring Keren Bala Devan from Comedy Central Asia, Sulaiman Azmil from iflix, Brian Tan from Astro’s Komediri, Michael Saddi from the Philippines, and Luwita Hana, this is a night of comedy you sure won’t forget!

MAKING S#IT UP! (24 JULY)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Harith Iskander
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

THE EAT CROWD (25 JULY)

If there’s one thing every Malaysian has an opinion on, it’s FOOD. And whose food opinions, stories, anecdotes, and thoughts would be more fun to hear than the ones from Malaysia’s best stand-up comedians?

In this one night special, watch local acts rave about their favourite foods, rant about restaurants, and regale you with haute cuisine hilarity all night long!

ANDREW NETTO (26 & 27 JULY)

Look who’s back at The Joke Factory, it’s Andrew Netto!

Andrew Netto is one of the hottest comedians in the Malaysian circuit achieving considerable success in the local and international comedy scenes. He is described as a comic with more spin than a high speed turbine, with his twists and insights in the daily workings of the average Joe. The Malaysian is a regular feature in The Comedy Club KL shows and has performed at or emceed dozens of the highly popular comedy show.

His highlights are performances with comedian Ahmed Ahmed and Maz Jobrani in 2011, and mega comedian Russell Peters in 2012 in front of an audience of 8,000 people. With his yearly show “Andrew Netto Live”, Andrew showcases his skills in entertaining his audience solo. The 1.5 hours laugh out loud show is where he continually displays his amazing ability to take the most mundane things in life and twist it into comedy. The corporate world has also welcomed Andrew Netto with clients like P1 Wimax, HSBC, Guinness, Malaysia Airlines, Tourism Malaysia and more.

OFFICIALLY HARITH ISKANDER LIVE! (29 JULY)

In the spirit of the critically acclaimed late night talk show hosted by Harith Iskander himself comes: Officially Harith Iskander Live! This week’s guest is a former radio announcer who worked his way to becoming CEO of Astro Radio before moving on to being the current Managing Director of Fave Malaysia, it’s Jake Abdullah!

Be part of the live audience, ask him questions, and send comments as the Godfather of Malaysian Standup Comedy discusses the week’s top stories, trends, cultural touchstones, or anything else he feels like talking about on this new weekly live show!

TJF OPEN MIC (30 JULY)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

MAKING S#IT UP! (31 JULY)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Harith Iskander
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

FOUR HEAVENLY FOOLS (1 & 2 AUG)

Legend has it that back in 2012, four Malaysians stepped up to try their hand at standup comedy. After many victories against tough and discerning audiences throughout the years, these four gentlemen have risen up to become THE FOUR HEAVENLY FOOLS.

This Thursday and Friday, check out four of Malaysia’s best standup comedians working today for a two-night special only at The Joke Factory! Featuring..

Prakash Daniel: Gregarious, highly approachable, and energetic, Prakash’s charismatic onstage persona is a surefire hit for fans of comedians who love relating to the audience and making them feel comfortable laughing throughout the night!

Brian Tan: The most prolific joke writer in the local standup comedy scene, Brian Tan is known for his out of the box way of looking at life and his lateral perspective on being a Chinese Malaysian!

Keren Bala Devan: As seen on iflix, Comedy Central Asia, and Esquire Malaysia, Keren’s intense delivery and surgical takedowns of popular culture is a delight to witness and his fiery energy is always a guarantee to wake your soul up!

Gajen Nad: Malaysia’s best Chindian comedian rounds up the group, bringing his clean-cut appearance and tight joke writing into the fore.

With this fearsome foursome, your night’s entertainment will be 100% sorted. Book early to avoid disappointment!

TJF’S 1ST ANNIVERSARY SHOW (3 AUG)

Hey whaddya know, it’s been a whole year since The Joke Factory started bringing the funny to Publika! It’s an occasion worth celebrating and we want to celebrate it with you! Join us for an evening where Harith Iskander walks you through the many events, trials, tribulations, and hilarity that ensued through his journey of bringing Malaysia’s Premier Comedy Club to life! Come hang out, reminisce, and sit back as the Godfather of Malaysian Standup Comedy gives you a peek behind the curtain of creating The Joke Factory!

OFFICIALLY HARITH ISKANDER LIVE! (5 AUG)

Officially Harith Iskander Live!

Be part of the live audience, ask him questions, and send comments as the Godfather of Malaysian Standup Comedy discusses the week’s top stories, trends, cultural touchstones, or anything else he feels like talking about on this new weekly live show!

TJF OPEN MIC (6 AUG)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

MAKING S#IT UP! (7 AUG)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Harith Iskander
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

MY FAVOURITE THINGS (8 AUG)

You’ve heard comedians complain, whine, and talk about things that frustrates them, so we thought it would be fun to bring in a blast of fresh air by having comics talk about thing they love instead!

Featuring Keren Bala Devan from Comedy Central Asia, Luwita Hana, Riezman Razlan, Mad Sabah, and hosted by the Bearded One Prakash Daniel! Come celebrate joy and the things you love!

PAPI & GRUMPY (9 & 10)

The Joke Factory’s first double headliner is double-headed by Malaysia’s Biggest Comedian Papi Zak, and as seen on Netflix, Kavin Jay!

Papi Zak has firmly established himself as one of the golden boys on the Malaysian comedy circuit and he just so happens to be the “biggest” Malaysia has to offer. He’s been writing, performing and doing stand-up comedy for over 12 years and continues to bring his quirky brand of humour and witty observations on the absurdities of every-day life to all this performances. With his deep baritone voice and laid-back charm, Papi Zak’s comedy stylings are sure to tickle your funny bone!

Tonight Zak will be accompanied by Netflix’s very own: Kavin Jay! Well-known in the local comedy scene as the grumpiest comedian to ever take the stage, Kavin has honed his craft for over a decade with his intense style and sharp crowd work. Having performed all over the world in places like Melbourne, Edinburgh, Los Angeles, and even Zimbabwe, it’s a special treat to have him perform his well-tested material for an audience right here at The Joke Factory together with Papi Zak!

OFFICIALLY HARITH ISKANDER LIVE! (12 AUG)

Officially Harith Iskander Live!

Be part of the live audience, ask him questions, and send comments as the Godfather of Malaysian Standup Comedy discusses the week’s top stories, trends, cultural touchstones, or anything else he feels like talking about on this new weekly live show!

TJF OPEN MIC (13 AUG)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

MAKING S#IT UP! (14 AUG)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Papi Zak
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

JOKES FROM THE DARK (17 AUG)

Want your comedy a little naughty and a lot less nice? Is your sense of humour blacker than your ex’s heart? Then what you need is a thick and heavy dose of dark humour to soothe your cold, cold soul.

Featuring the meanest jokes from the twisted minds of Malaysia’s best standup comedians, it’s a night full of jokes pulled straight from the depths of hell itself. Come and join the fun!

OFFICIALLY HARITH ISKANDER LIVE! (19 AUG)

Officially Harith Iskander Live! with Tony Fernandes

In the spirit of the critically acclaimed late night talk show hosted by Harith Iskander himself comes: Officially Harith Iskander Live! This week’s guest is a majority shareholder of the Queens Park Rangers football club, founder of Tune Group which includes Tune Hotels and Tune Talk, he is also the Group CEO of the highly successful AirAsia budget airline, it’s Tan Sri Tony Fernandes!

Be part of the live audience, ask him questions, and send comments as the Godfather of Malaysian Standup Comedy discusses the week’s top stories, trends, cultural touchstones, or anything else he feels like talking about on this new weekly live show!

TJF OPEN MIC (20 AUG)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

MAKING S#IT UP! (21 AUG)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Harith Iskander
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

COMEDY HEAVYWEIGHTS (22 AUG)

We’re here to give you the skinny on the biggest comedians in Malaysia! On this night of hilarious heavyweights, these comedians will hit you hard with their punchlines and knock you silly!

Featuring Hindra Bose, Abdul Raqib Karim, Michael Saddi, Kavin Jay (Netflix), and hosted by Farid Azmeir (iflix), it’s an unforgettable night of comedy you won’t want to miss!

STORM XU (23 & 24 AUG)

All the way from Shanghai, China, it’s Storm Xu! A seasoned performed who have been touring his very unique brand of comedy all across the world, if you like witty/informative comedy, this one you should not miss.

Fresh from his stint at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Storm Xu is looking to perform his first ever headlining weekend at The Joke Factory, bringing his signature wit, thoughtful observations, and social commentary to Malaysia for the very first time! Come and check it out!

OFFICIALLY HARITH ISKANDER LIVE! (26 AUG)

Officially Harith Iskander Live!

Be part of the live audience, ask him questions, and send comments as the Godfather of Malaysian Standup Comedy discusses the week’s top stories, trends, cultural touchstones, or anything else he feels like talking about on this new weekly live show!

TJF OPEN MIC (27 AUG)

If you’ve ever wanted to try standup comedy in any language, this is the platform for you!

Come and watch regular open micers and established comedians try out their stuff and sign your name up too so you can get a chance to see if you’ve got what it takes to be funny!

MAKING S#IT UP! (28 AUG)

Making Sh#t Up hosted by Harith Iskander
A weekly improv comedy show with a rotating cast of comedians every week.
Comedians will perform in scenes, segments and games that are entirely unscripted(by God’s will) and/or predetermined by suggestions from the audience – whether the show is great or not it’s in YOUR hands!

LAUGH LESSONS (29 AUG)

Laugh Lessons: A Comedy Lecture Show

Nobody taught these comedians to be funny, but they will definitely teach you how to laugh in this comedy lecture show! Local comedians present their material to you in the form of a lesson plan complete with visual aids! Come and watch these jokes told in a way you’ve never seen before!

Featuring Keren Bala Devan from Comedy Central Asia, Sulaiman Azmil from iflix, Brian Tan from Astro’s Komediri, Michael Saddi from the Philippines, and Luwita Hana, this is a night of comedy you sure won’t forget!

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