For fans of the cult comedy series Mr. Show, and the IFC series Comedy Bang! Bang!, the name Scott Aukerman is already a household name – even if they might not be able to spell it (Mott Skokerman? Hot Saucerman?). But what many may not realise is that Comedy Bang! Bang! started its life not on television, but in 2009 as a weekly comedy podcast, Comedy Bang! Bang!: The Podcast! And next month, the man himself will be coming to Australia for the first time to do live recordings of his Podcast series in front of a live audience. We caught up with the man himself to talk about the Podcast, the upcoming tour and much more:... Read More | Share it now!
One of my most despised elements of social media culture is the need for people to flaunt body image across Instagram with fifty-odd hashtags to accompany. The rise of ‘thinspo’ and ‘thinspiration’ in particular has grown from advocating clean living and a fitness-driving lifestyle into something more toxic in recent years and it’s this toxicity that Adelaide playwright Lochlin Maybury has formed his new production around.... Read More | Share it now!
As part of the 2016 national tour, Riverside Theatres will present Opera Australia’s brand new production of Mozart’s The Marriage of Figaro this August. We caught up with Director and recent Helpmann nominee Michael Gow ahead of the tour to chat about Mozart’s classic comedy, stunning sets and opera in English!... Read More | Share it now!
Dantanio is one of the world’s best impersonators that greets the stage. As well as performing as Sammy Davis Jr, he has observed Michael Jackson with a magnified eye since a young age. All that studying has paid off in what is deemed one spectacular show in HIStory – exploring the pop star’s most most well loved songs.... Read More | Share it now!
Best selling author Nicole Alexander holds a unique place in the book world as the only female author in the rural literature genre making Australian rural history accessible through her popular fiction. Dividing her time between writing and managing her family’s agricultural holdings, passed down through the generations since 1893, Nicole’s novels are rich with historical detail and often inspired by anecdotes from the Alexander family archives.... Read More | Share it now!
This interview was so much more than your standard interview, and Barry Conrad is so much more than meets the eye. Here is a guy who has worked on fulfilling every part of his being and genuinely wants to leave his mark on the world. Not only is he undeniably talented, but he has a good head on his shoulders that would make any mother proud. So much has been going on for Conrad, but he still makes time to work out, enjoy food and give back. We’re going to hold you to that joint work out next time you’re in Melbourne, Barry.... Read More | Share it now!
Lance Horne is a ridiculously talented multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer, lyricist…everything. The Emmy award winner is on his way to Adelaide this weekend for an unforgettable show at the Adelaide Cabaret Festival – an opportunity to showcase his new album, First Things Last, not to mention some extra special surprises along the way.... Read More | Share it now!
Street artistry sometimes straddles the line of either political, artful or a bunch of taggers making a building more ugly than it is, but the above mural from street artist Alex Lehours has made an impression on many walkers of the Sydney suburb of Sydney. The piece advertising the release of Deadpool on DVD, Blu-ray & Digital HD packs a punch not only as a bold piece of street art, but also gives a jab to the current political shenanigans going on right now in Australia.... Read More | Share it now!