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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.

‘No matter what, there’s a place for you’ – Caitlin Yolland and Rob Lloyd talk about magic and comedy

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Comedians Caitlin Yolland and Rob Lloyd have two shared loves: Harry Potter, and comedy*. From these two passions comes A Brief History of Magic, performed…

‘What better way to entertain people than with human spectacle!’ – Francesco Minniti on making circus accessible in ‘Society’

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Francesco Minniti was lured into circus during his time at Swinburne University. Since his student days, the actor, director, writer and circus performer has devised…

‘I think if you’re a real comedian you can really only be a comedian’ – an interview with James Smith

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Australian stand up James Smith is returning to our shores to bring his show Pleasure Enthusiast to this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Smith, whose…