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Hannah Gadsby was preparing to work in retail after ‘Nanette’

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Comedian Hannah Gadsby last night fired back after Netflix used her name to defend itself against recent criticism over a Dave Chappelle special. In an angry Instagram post, the comedian let fly at the streaming giant’s chief executive. “I do shits with more backbone.” Homophobic and transphobic content in Dave Chappelle’s The Closer prompted outrage …

dave chappelle I'm team Terf the closer

Netflix faces backlash following Dave Chappelle declaring ‘I’m team Terf’ in his show The Closer which premiered earlier this week. The comedian made the comments while stating his support for JK Rowling. “They canceled JK Rowling – my God. Effectually she said gender was fact, the trans community got mad as shit, they started calling …

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The censor known to Kenyans as Deputy Jesus recently got the sack. But little mourning attended the nailing of Ezekiel Mutua’s career to a cross. Deputy Jesus previously urged counseling for ‘gay lions’ and frequently chastised popular tighty-whities wearing comedian Eric Omondi. Despite his job as CEO of the Kenya Film Classification Board, many Kenyans …

Hacks TV show

Jean Smart fronts the hilarious new comedy Hacks and it has all of Australia laughing.  Let’s be honest, with approximately fifteen million Australians in lockdown last week, we’ve been watching a lot of TV. With so much new content being thrown at us, sometimes it’s hard for something to stand out. Often it’s much easier …

alan cumming adelaide cabaret festival

Not only is Alan Cumming not acting his age, but he’s also returning to the Adelaide Cabaret Festival this June as Artistic Director. The Tony Award-winning Hollywood actor and cabaret king promises to turn the spotlight on Australia’s best, brightest, and boldest performers. The festival features more than 180 artists in 105 performances over 12 …

christian hull memoir book leave me alone

Chances are if you opened Facebook in the last three years you experienced the screeching ball of profanity, blonde wigs and sexual innuendo that is Christian Hull. Now Hull has told his story in memoir Leave Me Alone, a no holds barred account of his life and also his rise to fame. Almost overnight, the …

the producers altitude theatre

Undoubtedly one of the greatest musicals of all time, The Producers, presented by Altitude Theatre, comes to Brisbane Powerhouse this March. Written by comedic genius Mel Brooks, this big brassy show then went on to win a record twelve Tony Awards. Scroll down for video Mel Brooks and Thomas Meehan adapted The Producers from Brooks’ …

shits with more backbone hannah gadsby douglas netflix release date

Aussie comedy sensation Hannah Gadsby has announced that her new special Douglas will come to Netflix next month. The Tasmanian-born comic became a global star after Netflix filmed and released her subversive stand-up show Nanette two years ago. Now Gadsby has announced her follow-up Douglas, named after her beloved pet dog, will arrive on the …

A Very Naughty Christmas brisbane powerhouse

Christmas is coming early this year, though Santa is never premature so he’s coming with a very full sack. His sleigh is loaded up and the jolly red man is ready to rock with coarse language, nudity, adult themes and drug references in A Very Naughty Christmas. And that’s just the bits they warn you …

“Describe myself in three words? Unapologetic, authentic, and vulnerable.” Meet Jason Chasland, the award-winning, multi-disciplinary bringing his alter ego Leather Lungs to Brisbane for four nights of heartfelt honesty and humour in Son of a Preacher. The thought-provoking and hilarious show tackles adversity through anecdotes and high-pitched notes. And if stories aren’t your thing, don’t worry …

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