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Chris Lilley’s nuts

Down towards the “pointless” end of the Australian comedy news spectrum was this story which emerged on Saturday on the 3AW website. In brief, the story was that Chris Lilley had been banned from Facebook for posting a “lewd picture” in which some testicles were visible, i.e. a “sneaky nuts” photo.... Read More »

Hamish Blake is Unpopular Fraud, Steals Gold Logie From Deserving Blandoids

Did Hamish Blake deserve to win his Gold Logie? Well, it depends: considering the Gold Logie usually signifies a career about to come to a screeching halt… again, it depends. But you’d expect that kind of snark from us; one place you probably wouldn’t expect it from is the celebrity-worshiping pages of yes, you guessed... Read More »

The inconsistent world of comedy and the Herald-Sun

Is it just us or have this year's MICF reviews on the Herald-Sun website been really positive? A bit too positive? Check out their page's Laugh-O-Meter, which shows that the average rating for shows is 4 stars.... Read More »

A load of balls

New Australian comedy was back on the box this week, with the debut of Santo, Sam and Ed's Sports Fever! and the return of a few shows including Balls of Steel Australia and Clarke &... Read More »

Cutting Julia’s lunch 2: A meatier sandwich

Our most recent blog asked whether ABC publicity have deliberately courted controversy in order to promote their comedy programs. We have since been contacted by an insider who had a few things to say about this. Amongst other things, our insider said they would be “flabbergasted” if the ABC tried to court controversy about anything.... Read More »

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