Footsteps on the Dancefloor

Remember the days when any news about Chris Lilley was, well, news? The Huffington Post sure does:

Only one favourite? Aww.

Having watched the clip in question, pretty much all we need to do is note its existence and move on. The one-time Master of Disguise provides zero surprises as he presents his now-standard “I’m a girl!” and “I’m a boofhead!” characters, and when he turns into a rapping turtle the make-up is doing all the hard work there. It’s not even like getting comedians to appear in your music video is anything new: everyone from Bob Odenkirk and David Cross to Mark Heap has been there and done that.

No, your real comedy pick of the day is Helen Razer’s latest insights into comedy:

There is and there can be no artistic valour in “saying what everyone’s thinking”.

It is the great comic’s work to say what no one is thinking.

And sometimes the jokes just write themselves.

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1 Comment

  • richard says:

    Interesting the article only mentions We Can be heroes and summer heights high. it is like everything he has done since is irrelevant……………..