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Author: tilknowles

Pop culture commentator/void screamer. Geeky for comedy, podcasts, science fiction, books, comics, television, film and theatre. Til is a freelance writer, aspiring academic and the Melbourne editor of Pop Culture-y.

‘I had to interrogate my own privilege to write a script that rang true’ – Ben Grant on writing ‘the Rug’

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Critically acclaimed sound designer, actor, writer and theatremaker Ben Grant is just about to launch his new electropera (that’s a portmanteau of electronic opera) at…

‘We wanted to be uncomfortable again’ – Steven Mitchell Wright on the Danger Ensemble’s move to Melbourne, boundary pushing theatre and the Hamlet Apocalypse

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After a decade of creating and touring their unique experimental theatre to polarised audiences and critical acclaim, the Brisbane-based The Danger Ensemble have relocated to…

‘I found confidence in drag I’d never experienced before’ – Zac Collins-Widders on the life changing power of drag

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Who does and doesn’t get to perform drag? This is the question that fueled the creation of Lou Wall’s Drag Race.  Fighting the perception that drag…

‘When emotions run too high, you have no choice but to sing them’ – Savannah Pederson on F*ckboys the Musical

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What do you do when the guy you’ve been dating turns out to be a total fuckboy? Cry? Eat your body weight in ice cream?…

‘It feels like you’re sitting the the crowd’ – Simon Cumming on the intimacy of comedy albums, aiming for the ARIAs, and his label Chuckle Cabin Records

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Maybe you’re a fan of podcasts seeking something a bit more polished. Maybe you love Netflix stand up specials but don’t have that much time…

‘A queen’s image is often only fierce through the work of many hands’ – Melanie Jame Wolf / Savage Amusement on HIGHNESS

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Artist Melanie Jame Wolf / Savage Amusement is back in Melbourne for the Australian debut of HIGHNESS. Part two in a trilogy on archetypes of womanhood, HIGHNESS…