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‘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

Til Knowles

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…

‘It’s kinda my goal to make my shows feel like sensory overload’ – Ross Purdy on bringing punk to comedy

Til Knowles

Absurdist comedian Ross Purdy has hit this year’s Melbourne International Comedy Festival with not one but two shows. His solo show, Clownbaby, is the story…

“According to neuroscience, coming up with a joke is just as enjoyable as telling a joke.” – An Interview with CJ Delling

Stacey Waters

CJ Delling is taking us on a walking tour of her head. In this years’ Melbourne International Comedy Festival she’s dedicated to showing us her…

“You can expect so many Shrek-like oniony layers” – Daisy Berry on her comedy festival show, Adelaide weirdness, and therapy onstage

Katherine Back

Daisy Berry has just gotten back from touring her show Am I Mental? in Adelaide and is gearing up for her run at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. We…

“It’s probably good for you” – Alice Fraser on not avoiding heavy topics, strange childhoods, and international comedy scenes

Katherine Back

  Comedian Alice Fraser has been quietly performing alongside some pretty intense day jobs for a long time. From Sydney arts law to New York…

“I don’t like the idea of backing off!” – Laura Davis talks theatrical comedy, vulnerability and the Moosehead grant

Til Knowles

Laura Davis is inviting into you into a mysterious swimming pool illusion. She wants to play Marco (Polo) and explore the boundaries of trust, love,…