Mandy Goodhandy is the first stand-up Trans Woman Comedian in Canada. She traveled extensively around Canada, to various nightclubs for “Ladies Nights”, in the 80s (before her transition to Trans Woman). Starting off as a male stripper under the stage name Johnny Fantasy. She became quite skilled as an M.C. for a few troupes of Male Strip Revues (The All Class Revue, The Playgirl Revue & The North American Dream Team, to name a few. and learned how to warm up the audiences with humour, before introducing the strip acts. She then took this skill one step further, and began inventing a Female impersonator character to add even more fun to the show, keeping the stage name Johnny Fantasy throughout. This is her current youtube channel, which includes her ground breaking First Trans Woman stand-up comedian in Canada routines, her hilarious hosting bits from numerous shows at Goodhandy’s (now Club120) Nightclub in Toronto Ontario. Plus the best of her podcast radio show episodes, covering everything under the rainbow.
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MANDY GOODHANDY AKA AMANDA TAYLOR FIRST STAND-UP COMEDIAN IN CANADA
Mandy Goodhandy aka Amanda Taylor first Trans Woman Stand-up comedian in Canada. Performs at Absolute Comedy a local Toronto Comedy club on Sunday October 27/2013.
MANDY GOODHANDY AKA AMANDA TAYLOR HOSTING A PANSEXUAL CABARET NIGHT THAT USED TO BE HELD AT GOODHANDY’S NIGHTCLUB (CLUB120) – OCTOBER 1 2006
These nights included a variety of entertainers including, Female Burlesque, Drag Kings, Trans Guy Performers, Drag Queens and Magicians/Illusionists etc. With Mandy using her comedy to warm up the audience.
MANDY GOODHANDY AKA AMANDA TAYLOR PERFORMS “HELLO DOLLY” AT GOODHANDY’S (CLUB120) WITH DRAG KINGS & TRANS GUYS – AUGUST 8 2007
Mandy Goodhandy has a policy never to lip-sinc a song, so not to confuse Trans Woman performers with Female Impersonators/Drag Performers. She made an exception for this, because she got to choreograph and perform this number with a handful of her favourite people. This video includes a Drag King, two Gender Queer folk and 2 Trans Guys from Toronto: Tommy Blades, Justin Zaas, Hunter, T2 & Milo de Milo as Louise Armstrong.
MANDY GOODHANDY AKA AMANDA TAYLOR SPEAKS AT BUDDIES IN BAD TIMES THEATRE IN TORONTO – – 2011
Mandy Goodhandy was invited to be part of a panel of speakers at Buddies in Bad Times Theater, with some other distinguished Toronto sex radicals and activists.
MANDY GOODHANDY AKA AMANDA TAYLOR HOSTS AT HER WEEKLY COMEDY AND PORN SHOW THAT ONCE RAN AT GOODHANDY’S NIGHTSCLUB (CLUB120) – June 24 2009
This is a special “Porn Pride 2009” show featuring internationally famous porn star and DJ Pierre Fitch. Mandy made a video in 2009 “Mandy Goodhandy Spanks 100 Boys” and Pierre Fitch was one of those boys.
MANDY GOODHANDY AKA AMANDA TAYLOR DISCUSSES “TRANNIE CHASERS” FROM ONE OF HER WEEKLY RADIO SHOWS – JUNE 5 2013
Chatting with her business partner and friend Todd Klinck on her radio podcast show, Outlining her take on Trannie Chasers not to be confused with Trannie admirers/lovers
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