James Macaronas19 August 2015
Ben Volchok Presents … sees Ben Volchok perform two episodes of original radio comedy live on stage. From silly voices to sound effects, Ben does it all armed only with a microphone (borrowed) and some arms (his). Also a computer (also his).
Laura wakes up. She thinks, “Oh god, I’ve got that big presentation today!” She jumps out of bed to get dressed, but suddenly! Her legs are computers!!!!!!!!!! By the time she gets to work the meeting is over and she’s still in her pyjamas.
The show quickly becomes an excursion into the inexhaustible enthusiasm that these two comics share.
Do yourself a favour: take a punt and go and see this show.
We’ve all read the notes and now we see the real world.
This edition’s flash fiction features the prompt: “ClichÉ Destroyer: Kill a clichÉ. Kill it with fire”.
James Macaronas is back with his column “Notes from the weird side”. This edition, ghost horses.
How to describe Maude Wakefield? ‘Legend’ is the word many have used…
The Confusaphone – if it still exists – is not a weapon.
Revolution is like Saturn, it devours its own children. – Danton’s Death, Geörg Buchner
Time present and time past.
What remains of Kenneth Wilkinson’s diary was recovered from the charred remains of his Croydon apartment.
The audience begins a descent into the mind of a comic genius. Or a total lunatic. Sometimes it’s hard to tell.
I’ve been known to knight people in the street, even though I don’t have the authority or legal right to do that.
The CIA invented the colour blue in 1969, to make children spend more time reciting the rainbow.
I remember I once overheard my dad telling my mum that my sister was smarter than me.
Project ARES is a myth, yet the story’s reputation persists despite a lack of clarity and accuracy. It is time to put paid to the paranoia – the experiment never happened.
He took it all too far, But boy could he play guitar – ‘Ziggy Stardust’, David Bowie.
How many of you know that the Baillieu has a Second Folio? Or a page from the Gutenberg Bible?
James Macaronas shares his creative short story.
2017 co-editor of Farrago
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