MICF 2012 Interviews

An Interview with Ben McKenzie

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by Lisa Clark This year Ben McKenzie is appearing in (at least) eight different shows during the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. I’m wondering if this is a record and if this could be the inspiration of a sort of performers’ version of the Funny Tonne competition? Well, I don’t...

Dave Bloustien

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by Lisa Clark How did you become a stand up comedian? I certainly never trained or applied for it. But there was a point when I looked back and realised I’d been doing stand-up and comedy writing all my life. Having said that, I do remember performing an entire...