April 2020

Sandra in Toronto.com


‘Mayor of Comedy’ Sandra Battaglini is out of work thanks to COVID-19 She’s dubbed the Mayor of Comedy in an upcoming documentary film. She’s a headliner on stages across Canada. She’s a Just For Laughs performer. She’s a two-time Canadian Comedy Awards winner. Yet, like other comedians across Canada, Leslieville resident Sandra Battaglini is out of work. [...]

April 2019

November 2017

Article 605


Welcome to another installment of my blog Batts Outta Hell. For those of you who are new to my blog, I’m a stand-up comedian and actor based in Toronto and when I get really wound up about something I take it out on my blog. The last piece I wrote was an open letter to the [...]

May 2017

The Knitterati


Darlings of the Knitting community - Mary Crochet and Gerry DiLana - make a deal with a mobster they can’t repay. Two worlds collide and everything unravels. A new comedy short featuring award-winning comedy duo Phil Luzi & Sandra Battaglini.

July 2016

May 2016

November 2015

The Robot Hand that Rocks the Cradle


One day I was walking along Queen St. in Toronto minding my lmnop’s and then it hit me – a billboard with the most outlandish call to action I’d ever seen. It was an avalanche of nonsense that ground my 7.5 feet to a halt. (Sometimes I wear 8 but that’s uje with an orthotic… [...]

October 2015

Barely There


Before I became a comedian I was in the marketing and ad business. I wanted to do something creative and decided that marketing just might be the thing. Well sorta, kinda, not really. There was a shit tonne of passive aggressive behaviour firing off in all directions which the business world is predicated on. Don’t [...]

December 2013

To the Leslieville Mom who called me a Fat Cunt on Halloween


It was a lovely Halloween day in Toronto. The city was a buzz with official news from Toronto Police Services that they were in possession of a video of our adorable mayor just doing his job. In this instance it was connecting with his constituents who just so happened to be a couple of drug [...]

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