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Interview with Kate McLennan about The Ducks Nuts, Bleak – the web series and her recent trip to India as part of RAW Comedy.

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By Lisa Clark Kate McLennan first came to everyone’s attention with her extraordinary solo performance in the 2007 Barry nominated The Debutante Diaries, where she created a small town of characters all preparing for a Debutante Ball. Since then she has been involved in many different projects including animation voice...

Interview with Ben McKenzie about his ‘Uncool’ Festival show, Splendid Chaps and Night Terrace.

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By Lisa Clark Ben McKenzie, also known as The Man in the Labcoat, has been spreading his intelligent geeky comedy around Australia for ten years. This includes comedy tours of the Melbourne Museum, performing a comedic version of Dungeons & Dragons (Dungeon Crawl) and performing with the Anarchist Guild...

bytestories

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By Luke Simmons Everyone has a (funny) story to tell Made in St Kilda, by  Brendan McKenzie, Pieter Malherbe and yours truly Luke Simmons,  bytestories is a new storytelling site which can provide you with your “sit-down-at-the-keyboard comedy” fix on demand. Dedicated to short, byte-sized stories (There is a 1500 character /...

Yianni – Numb & Number

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Since relocating several years ago, Yianni has been kicking goals in the UK comedy scene. At last years Edinburgh Fringe he presented the show Numb & Number which had a hilarious YouTube promo video: Yianni is currently in Melbourne & has been popping up as a guest on various...

The story of The Best Wedding Video Ever

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By Lisa Clark Anyone who was lucky enough to see Danny McGinlay’s lovely Comedy Festival show this year, Danny McGinlay Learns Ukranian, will know that the reason he was learning a new language was that he was getting married into a Ukranian family and his show was about the...

Backstage at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival.

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Melbourne collective Little Picture Box have been busy producing “Backstage” at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Headed by Amanda Reedy, Little Picture Box and her team have produced a couple of seasons of Channel 31′s Studio A and have also produced comedy short films and sketches for online. The...