Archive for posts tagged with 'comedy'

The happiest refugee

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The happiest refugee

Comedian Anh Do is set to bring his best-selling memoir, The Happiest Refugee, to life in a new stand-up show at QPAC. I…

Dave Hughes

Brisbane Extra

Dave Hughes talks with us!

Comedian Dave Hughes shares his love of stand-up with Laura Brodnik. Dave Hughes remembers the first time he was paid fo…

Gallon Smashing

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Gallon Smashing

It might make a mess, but it will also make you laugh… Gallon smashing, the new supermarket craze.

Kids vs children

Brisbane's Voice

Kids vs children

Years and years ago, long before my radio show ever won the ratings, ABC colleague and mentor – now Channel Nine…

Brisbane puppeteer makes a go of it it

Brisbane's Voice

Brisbane puppeteer makes a go of it it

It’s not easy being blue but Brisbane puppeteer Brett Hansen makes a go of it Politicians will talk up, or talk…

Fashion victim – learning a big lesson over a little black dress

Brisbane's Voice

Fashion victim – learning a big lesson over a little black dress

“You didn’t, did you?” “Yup,” I replied. “Oh dear. You’re a young fellow. I’ve been married for nearly 40…

Bras wanted… readers’ help needed to smash a world record

Brisbane's Voice

Bras wanted… readers’ help needed to smash a world record

To slightly misquote Albert Einstein, if a cluttered desk is a sign of a cluttered mind, what can be gleaned from a…

Tweet to say no to tech-snobs

Brisbane's Voice

Tweet to say no to tech-snobs

I’ve had a gutful of techno-snobs. A couple of weeks ago, when I posted a tweet “Sydney Morning Herald going…

Broader horizons – exploring the cultural offerings in Ipswich

Brisbane's Voice

Broader horizons – exploring the cultural offerings in Ipswich

At the end of last year, I promised Ipswich Mayor Paul Pisasale I would see at least one show at the Ipswich Civic Centr…

Critical slice of life – how cucumbers can help us self-improve

Brisbane's Voice

Critical slice of life – how cucumbers can help us self-improve

It’s not unusual for people to stick affirmation statements on their bathroom mirror or fridge door, to encourage…