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I tried deleting Twitter off my phone. I used it just as much

I tried deleting Twitter off my phone. I used it just as much

Tom Ballard knows smelling the roses or going for a bike ride is better for you, but found himself constantly scrolling on his phone.

  • by Nicole Elphick

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We all need a laugh right now: here’s where to get one

We all need a laugh right now: here’s where to get one

It’s a brave time to open a venue but a new comedy club in the heart of the city might be just what we need.

  • by Joanne Brookfield
Comedian Tom Ballard joins boycott of Sydney Festival over Israeli embassy funding

Comedian Tom Ballard joins boycott of Sydney Festival over Israeli embassy funding

The former ABC radio and television personality has called on other artists to stand up for human rights.

  • by Garry Maddox
Hecklers beware - live comedy is back on stage

Hecklers beware - live comedy is back on stage

After almost two years of postponed tours and audience-free online gigs, live comedy returns in 2022.

  • by Kylie Northover
‘I owe you one’: Hannah Gadsby opens up her heart in feel-good show
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‘I owe you one’: Hannah Gadsby opens up her heart in feel-good show

Gadsby wants to talk about love, and her new show is just as masterful and personal as Nanette.

  • by Lenny Ann Low
Here’s the funny thing about mental health ...

Here’s the funny thing about mental health ...

A spell living on the streets for the SBS series Filthy Rich and Homeless has inspired comedian Ciaran Lyons to stage a massive comedy gala.

  • by Daniel Herborn
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Your exclusive presale to the Melbourne Comedy Festival’s hottest tickets

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As an Age subscriber, you get an exclusive first-access to two of the most popular shows in the MICF 2022 program before they go on sale to the general public.

International stars back on the line-up for comedy festival

International stars back on the line-up for comedy festival

With border restrictions lifting, international comedians will return to next year’s comedy festival. Are the locals entirely happy about that?

  • by Nick Miller
Tim Ferguson wants comedy revolution – with his wheelchair out the front

Tim Ferguson wants comedy revolution – with his wheelchair out the front

The DAAS star says modern comedians are often too scared to tackle topics that might get them cancelled.

  • by Nick Miller
The ‘slightly mad’ show for people who don’t normally go to the theatre

The ‘slightly mad’ show for people who don’t normally go to the theatre

Part slapstick, part cabaret, all laughs: all aboard for Ash Flanders’ latest show, the SS Metaphor.

  • by Kerrie O'Brien