Comedy Should Be Funny
You know how when you walk away from a comedy night you’re supposed to feel good about the world? Tonight I’ve walked away feeling a bit grumpy.
Overall, I really loved the Comedy Showcase tonight at Sydney’s Comedy Store. I thought the comedians (all part-timers I suspect, and all quite young, aside from Merrick Watts who has a radio job) were all pretty bloody funny.… Read the rest “Comedy Should Be Funny”
Rugby League – The Musicalarts, comedy, nrl, rugby league, theatre
As I sat and sipped my beer (in plastic, no doubt a sign of the end of Western civilisation) waiting for the theatre doors to open, I wondered if I knew enough about rugby league to enjoy “Rugby League – The Musical”, tonight at the Sydney Comedy Festival. Though I know a bit about the game, and know most of the major news and events, I don’t follow it closely.… Read the rest “Rugby League – The Musical”
Greta Garbo’s Grave
They say Garbo was elusive in her life. She’s somewhat elusive in death also, it seems. Even though I’d found some online instructions about how to find her grave, they weren’t particularly clear. Even though they were seemingly quite detailed, they lacked specifics. The “general vibe” isn’t enough when it comes to navigation, I’ve concluded.… Read the rest “Greta Garbo’s Grave”
When thirty-something Kelly came up and asked if she could have the spare seats at our table, my mate and I looked at each and agreed quickly she could. When she asked if she and her friend could join us, or should they take them away, we looked at each other, hesitated briefly, and then agreed that would be fine.… Read the rest “Heckler Hell”