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If You Don’t Laugh, You’ll Cry

In this special online series, released in bite sized snippets to acknowledge the information overload and technological exhaustion that most of us are feeling right now, Wheeler Education looks for light and pathos in the dark places. Take a minute to laugh with some of our favourite comedians, performers and writers – over morning coffee, before class, before you get up, and let’s remember to breathe together.

You’ve seen the memes. ‘This is fine’, as the house burns down around the kitchen table; ‘My tiny human brain’ against the tidal wave of world news and global despair. Grief can be isolating. It can be paralysing. But when we laugh together we find community, release, and then we can get to work. 

In this special online series, released in bite sized snippets to acknowledge the information overload and technological exhaustion that most of us are feeling right now, Wheeler Education looks for light and pathos in the dark places. Take a minute to laugh with some of our favourite comedians, performers and writers – over morning coffee, before class, before you get up, and let’s remember to breathe together.


If You Don’t Laugh You’ll Cry:  Steph Tisdell

In this first instalment of If You Don’t Laugh You’ll Cry, Steph Tisdell talks zoom fails, niche interests and a special bird named Michael.


If You Don’t Laugh You’ll Cry: Holly Austin

In this instalment of If You Don’t Laugh You’ll Cry Holly Austin reflects on taking a moment to ‘smell the bloody roses’.


If You Don’t Laugh You’ll Cry: Candy Bowers

Candy Bowers gives her top 3 tips on staying sane in lockdown, with particular attention paid to the extroverts among us.


If You Don’t Laugh You’ll Cry: Nat Harris

Nat Harris gives a tutorial on how to glow up when the world is blowing up.


If You Don’t Laugh You’ll Cry: Sarah Firth

In this episode comic artist Sarah Firth walks us through a day in the life of a Melbourne pickle.


If You Don’t Laugh You’ll Cry: Nikki Britton

Nikki Britton takes us through her half-finished lockdown projects: a mystery knitting project, unreturned online orders, and a nostalgic catch-up with problematic FRIENDS.

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