On any given day, Australian politics is a colourful pond filled with goofs and gaffes, exaggerations and fabrications – and a frothy river of hot takes flows beside it. However, whether by tweet or by broadsheet, the voice of the keyboard warrior in the wild is a truly rare thing. Until now.
For the first time in Melbourne, Nailed It! brings…
Something Trumpy with Political Asylum
If comedy thrives on the absurd, politicians are a gift to comedians and the laughter-prone folk who follow them. So where do politics addicts go to blow off steam? For one, Political Asylum – a Melbourne regular, devoted to finding the funny in the often funereal march of policy, debate and blunder.
And they’re sending all of their best people…
Take It From Me
Modern love is a minefield, and trust us … the last thing you want to do is turn to Yahoo Answers for advice. When you have a romantic problem, it’s best to ventilate it, get it out in the open, let that conundrum breathe! With this in mind, we present the return of Take It From Me – a forum…
Lunch with Jay Rayner
He’s described a Gefilte fish dish as so leaden it could ‘pull planets out of alignment’ and wondered if a mussel shell contained ‘the retracted scrotum of a hairless cat’ – there is truly only one Jay Rayner.
The loved and feared London-based food critic has won a huge following in Britain thanks to his sometimes curmudgeonly, sometimes rapturous, usually…
Armando Iannucci is the brilliant comedic mind behind Veep’s Selina Meyer, The Thick of It’s Malcolm Tucker and, in collaboration with Chris Morris on The Day Today, the irrepressible Alan Partridge. If you’re familiar with Iannucci’s work, you’ll know he’s also responsible for some of the most inventive swearing and bizarre black comedy ever broadcast in TV history.
Jay Rayner: The Ten (Food) Commandments
The original Ten Commandments provide clear direction on murder, theft and adultery. But God was light on detail when it came to instructions on the most pressing issue of the modern age: how and what to eat now.
Lacking culinary guidance for millennia, we’ve blundered wildly – ingesting many strange substances from beaver’s tail to tinned spaghetti and protein shakes…
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