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Is Melbourne the Funniest City in the Herald Sun

Hey you guys. Look, during the Comedy Festival I get all kinds of offers from newspapers to assist in the death of paid journalism, by writing for free to plug my comedy shows. This year it gives me great pleasure … Continue reading

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3 Things You Might Want to Know

Hello Reader, I’ve been a little lax since the Edinburgh Fringe with my blogging and left wing ranting as I’ve been pouring all my time into other creative endeavours at the moment, like my new Stand Up show for 2013. … Continue reading

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Perfect Playlist

Chris Morris: Blue Jam, Unflustered Parents The first time I listened to Blue Jam I was recovering from a very big night on the bickies and amble cakes and I was not in a good way. A friend of mine … Continue reading

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Black Hat & Critical Thinking at the Fringe

At the Edinburgh Fringe a show can be made or broken by a good review. With over 2000 shows a day how do you make a decision, social media, word of mouth or a cunning flyerer? More often than not … Continue reading

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Thinking Outside the Box at the Fringe

During the 2009 Edinburgh Fringe I saw something that changed the way I thought about creativity. It wasn’t a large-scale theatrical production from an acclaimed European director nor was it a philosophical hour of genre busting post-modern comedy; it was … Continue reading

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All things Edinburgh Festival 2012

This year rather than send out a constant stream of  articles and blogs from the Edinburgh Fringe I’m going to list and link them all on this page so you can read them at your leisure. Its a way to … Continue reading

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Ladies and Comedy

Why the argument for who is the funnier sex is a bullshit non-issue. Each year during the comedy festival some bone-head will pen an article on whether women are funnier than men, or why they are more men than women … Continue reading

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The ‘C’ Word

During the Melbourne Comedy Festival the Herald Sun published two articles on using the word ‘Cunt’ in comedy. Profanity is an important tool for the comedian, in fact its vital. As wordsmiths we need unreserved access to the endless Profanosaurus … Continue reading

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On Becoming a Man, part 1 Manchild

Becoming a Man, man. In many cultures young men are taken at a certain age to a place and initiated into manhood by the elder men or spiritual men of their religion, tribe or community. Then after the rite of … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays

It’s almost time to call time and take a well-earned holiday before next year. It’s been an excellent year for comedy and by that I mean the right and centrist right have flourished, homophobia and xenophobia are accepted facets of … Continue reading

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