The Big Grapple: Brodie Lancaster
'There's no use chasing the party any more, because the party's been priced out and painted over and turned into a froyo shop.'
Brodie Lancaster talks being sold a lie about the New York lifestyle, at The Big Grapple: Loving and Loathing New York City – a night of storytelling from Melburnians who don't heart NY.
The Big Grapple was…
The Big Grapple: Beverley Wang
'A lot of New York is filled with beige out-of-towners trying to do all the things they think real New Yorkers do, and the real New Yorkers are only too happy to sell it to them.'
Beverley Wang dives into the early 2000s and the terrible food trends launched by Sex and the City, at The Big Grapple: Loving and…
Alia Shawkat in Conversation
It's almost like that episode of Arrested Development when Maeby accompanies her father to an audition, and ends up becoming a film exec: Alia Shawkat is calling the shots.
Maeby Fünke, the droll teenage con-artist, was of course the role that made Shawkat famous. In the years since the original Arrested Development series wrapped, Shawkat has sought out offbeat roles…
The Big Grapple: Loving and Loathing New York City
New York, we love you … but you’re bringing us down with your sloppy pizza slices, your stinky subway and your surplus of models, moguls and movie stars.
Sure, you've got your world-class art museums. And, yes, we know, you're the birthplace of hip-hop. And okay, okay, you've got Broadway and bagels and Beyoncé. Congratulations on the High Line. But…
Invasion of the Pod People
The Full Catastrophe
If you don’t laugh, you’ll cry. At The Full Catastrophe, our event based on the podcast of the same name, we’ll do a bit of both, as writers, comedians, politicians and performers publicly divulge the most excruciating and hilarious events of their lives.
Leave your judgement at the door for this storytelling-slash-therapy session, hosted by Rebecca Huntley and Sarah Macdonald. Nightmare job…
The Wheeler Centre Gala 2018: Words on Fire: Rosie Waterland
For the 2018 Wheeler Centre Gala Night of Storytelling, we invited our speakers to probe a blazing, hot topic: the power of the written word and the loaded tenets of speech.
When do words inspire and when do they incite? When is speech free, and when is it hateful? Fighting words, funny words, insulting words and incendiary words – for…
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