I had the opportunity to have a quick catch up with Margaret Cho while she was in Sydney for the Just For Laughs festival at the Opera House. Also contains thoughts on the Friday Night Lights style ending to the 2016 AFL and some opinions on Luke Cage and Westworld.
I've worked with comedian Paige Hally intermittently over the last couple of years and have really enjoyed not only her act but her progression with every gig. This is her first time on the podcast and an opportunity to see what makes Paige tick.
Mikey Robbins has been a superstar on Australian TV and radio for over two decades from his work on breakfast radio for Triple J to his role as team captain for "Good News Week". Loads of great stories including the tale of the interview with Keith Richards that went so right and then so wrong.
Good friend and great comedian Mickey D is back living in Australia and getting ready to remind people of his prodigious talent. Mickey is in fine form and makes up for my annoying cold. We also get to chat about just what it means when you hear a bottle break and yell, "Dad's home".
Superstar on the rise and one of the featured acts on the Australian "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" cast, Steen was kind enough to find some time in his busy schedule to talk about his career, his upbringing and how he approaches a show that changes every night.
This latest podcast was recorded while Tegan Higginbotham was in Sydney just before the announcement that she would be a part of the ensemble that makes up the Australian version of the new "Whose Line Is It Anyway?" that will air later in the year.
Lindsay Webb is a friend and comedian based on the Gold Coast but you may have seen him all over Australia and abroad. Lindsay excels at talking to his audience and using his quick wit to fashion routines so any given show is often brand new. Here he is on the podcast!
Comedian, producer, journalist and entertainer Dan Ilic has many hats that he wears with aplomb in the Australian comedy world. This was an excellent opportunity to catch up with Dan before he heads to America to start his brand new job.
Tom Ballard is one of the most exciting young comedians on the Australian circuit. Ballard has had an exciting year being nominated for the Barry Award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival and the Helpmann Awards later in the year. This was a good opportunity to catch up with the young fella before he gets too big to remember his old pal Hammo.
Actor and author Tasma Walton joins me on the podcast for the first time to discuss everything from her start in Geraldton, WA, to NIDA to her starring role in the ABC TV series "Cleverman". Warning: may contain traces of Rove McManus.