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The Prescient Egon Spengler

May 20, 2014 - 14:51 -- Admin

There’s a routine I do in my show where I compare the front page stories of the major newspapers of whatever city I happen to find myself in at the time. Since this is Australia it is usually a comparison of the local Fairfax offering and some News Limited pabulum. 

The Prescient Egon Spengler

May 20, 2014 - 14:51 -- Admin

There’s a routine I do in my show where I compare the front page stories of the major newspapers of whatever city I happen to find myself in at the time. Since this is Australia it is usually a comparison of the local Fairfax offering and some News Limited pabulum. 

The Years Condemn

April 25, 2014 - 13:43 -- Admin

They shall not grow old, as we who are left grow oldAge shall not weary them, or the years condemnAt the going down of the sun, and in the morning We will remember them

Will we? Do we truly remember them?

The Years Condemn

April 25, 2014 - 13:43 -- Admin

They shall not grow old, as we who are left grow oldAge shall not weary them, or the years condemnAt the going down of the sun, and in the morning We will remember them

Will we? Do we truly remember them?

Fear and Loathing in Melbourne

April 5, 2014 - 10:52 -- Admin

The Melbourne International Comedy Festival, unsurprisingly in the heart of Melbourne, Australia. That inevitable hajj, the irresistible pull that we all feel, the one that tugs at our very core. Similar, so similar, to that sacred pilgrimage of the Muslim faith, though with a fervour that would give even the Taliban pause.

I'm Here All Weak: Ultimate Edition

February 20, 2014 - 12:19 -- Admin

Hey everyone, it’s heading into Melbourne Comedy Festival time again. Once again I’ll be performing my hit show I’m Here All Weak for the final time ever. Over the course of the last year I’ve refined and detailed, trimmed and tightened this baby into a juggernaut of alternative comedy into what I consider to be the definitive, director’s cut version of the show.

(Chicken) Little Government

February 17, 2014 - 19:44 -- Admin

Perhaps chief among the deceitful and cheap demagoguery perpetrated by Coalition in the election campaign, and ramped up during its alleged “government” is the state of the nation’s economy. Namely that we are in a Labor induced debt crisis and only the more economically “responsible” Coalition can rescue us from financial oblivion. This, like nearly all of their other agitprop, has virtually no factual basis whatsoever.

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