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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.

If you think you might need it, register – Vic Hanlon and Caili Christian discuss the Light the Way Home Initiative

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The easiest way to directly describe the Light the Way Home initiative is to use the press release. I find trying to use my own…

‘I’ve always enjoyed spooky stories’ – comedian David Massingham on his Little Sketch Book of Horrors

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Sketch comedian and improviser David Massingham is back at this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival, and this year he’s prepared a night of spooks, scares…

‘Comedy is the most immediate art form’ – Chloe Black on stand-up, not being edgy and advice for her potential tinder matches

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Comedian Chloe Black has been performing stand up for 18 years. She might not look the same as she did when she started back in…

“I love my guitar, I do; I just can’t be stuffed carrying it around anymore”: A Q&A with Gatesy

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Singers, songwriters and part of two of Australia’s greatest musical comedy trios, Paul McDermott and Steven Gates (perhaps better known as Gatesy), have been friends…

‘The only responsibility a comedian has is to be funny. Everything else is negotiable.’ – an interview with Sami Shah

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When comedian, broadcaster and writer Sami Shah is having a run of bad luck, he sacrifices a goat. It’s a common ritual occurrence in Islamic…