The first time I saw self-confessed “weird kid” Becky Lucas perform, she joked about pashing her mum as a youngster to a humble little audience at Sydney’s own Comedy Store. Now as one of Australian comedy’s freshest faces, she hits the big stage at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival (MICF), blurring lines between comedy and […]8 April 2017
Released in 2014 and marking author Chris Wallace-Crabbe’s eightieth birthday, My Feet Are Hungry could have easily been underwhelming and less astute than his earlier works. But even at the release of his twenty-fourth collection of poetry, Wallace-Crabbe has managed to retain his wit and skill. His work seems fresh: intelligent and thought-provoking as always, […]3 April 2017
Whether you’re a freshly minted first year or in the depths of a PhD, the University of Melbourne’s toilets are spaces where students are able to release their tears, as well as their bowels. The assortment of toilets at the University’s various campuses ensure that wherever you are, the comfort of a cubicle is never […]30 March 2017
The Argonauts details her experiences of being a step-parent, giving birth and sharing with her partner in their grief after their mother’s death.4 May 2016
The audience begins a descent into the mind of a comic genius. Or a total lunatic. Sometimes it’s hard to tell.
His parody news bulletin, highlighting the strangeness of something we all take for granted, was spot on in the most cutting of ways.11 April 2016