Tag: Josh Thomas

Shows What We Know

Press release time! JOSH THOMAS’ CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED SERIES EVERYTHING’S GONNA BE OKAY IS GONNA BE BACK FOR A SECOND SEASON ON STAN The series, from the Emmy-nominated and critically acclaimed Aussie writer and comedian, will return to Stan in 2021. Need we go on? Eh, may as well. 20 May, 2020 – Stan today announced that Josh... Read More »

Choose Me For Me

It’s taken us a while to get around to talking about Josh Thomas’ new series Everything’s Gonna Be Okay because… well, for a lot of reasons really. For one thing, the disconnect between what we see when we watch Thomas on television and what everyone else is telling us they see is currently so great... Read More »

On Your Bike

In news that surprised no-one with the slightest idea of how money works, this just happened: Hey I have news. We have decided Season 4 #PleaseLikeMe is the last. I've loved making this show for you all so much. Thank you. pic.twitter.com/QKAk5nZQLV — Josh Thomas (@JoshThomas87) February 2, 2017 While it’s mildly interesting to us... Read More »

Vale Please Like Me yet again

It’s safe to say we haven’t been in tune with the critical consensus around Please Like Me from the start. Critics love it; we’re left scratching our heads. But the antics of the last few weeks have gone at least some of the way towards explaining this gap, because as we’ve read report after report... Read More »

It Starts to March Back and You Worry Like Hell

The love affair between Fairfax and Josh Thomas has been one for the ages. Occasionally though, we have to ask: maybe Fairfax is coming on a bit strong? “Almost an angel”? Have these people ever actually watched Please Like Me? Even its fans think Josh can be a bit of a prick: Time and again... Read More »

Vale Please Like Me series 3

So, everyone’s fave mumblecore relationship drama has finally come to an end and… wait, what? They’re still trying to sell Please Like Me as a comedy? Oh, fuck off. The problem with throwing your hands up and admitting defeat with Please Like Me – and by that we mean writing a review that says “hey... Read More »

Please Like (looking at) Me.

For a show that’s just jam-packed with bubbly hipster fun like wandering through mazes, or running down a well-manicured suburban street with a stolen trolley, or cracking jokes in cool inner-city eateries, or putting a chicken on your head, the one word that comes to mind when thinking about Josh Thomas’ sitcom Please Like Me... Read More »

Australian Media Eager to Please

Back when the ABC was running promos for Please Like Me and The Ex-PM pretty much back-to-back, we noticed something a little unusual: while the commercials for Micallef’s show focused on people actually saying and doing funny things, the Please Like Me spot only showed one thing, over and over – people laughing. Maybe we’re... Read More »

The Answer’s Still No

Press release time! Josh Thomas’ Please Like Me season 3 premieres on ABC Thursday, July 23, 2015 — ABC TV is pleased to announce the highly-anticipated third season of Josh Thomas’ comedy drama Please Like Me will premiere on ABC on Thursday, October 15 at 9.30 p.m. The third season also marks the show’s move... Read More »

Vale Please Like Me series two

In Helen Razer’s recent examination of the history of the laugh track for The Saturday Paper – – which is something of a must-read, if only for the part where she says: It is not so much that the laughter is immediately infectious – psychological studies indicate that a laugh track or an enhanced “live”... Read More »