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Rose Matafeo: 'I want to be able to be an unlikeable character'

Rose Matafeo: 'I want to be able to be an unlikeable character'

The award-winning Kiwi comedian, who stars in new film Baby Done, isn’t interested in playing nice any more.

  • by Louise Rugendyke

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Get bigger trousers and get on with your life: Dawn French at 63
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Get bigger trousers and get on with your life: Dawn French at 63

With a new novel exploring the ''visceral'' relationship between mothers and daughters, the comedy legend has no time for bigots.

  • by Stephanie Bunbury
'I hold grudges': Joel Creasey can't stop scrolling for old classmates
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'I hold grudges': Joel Creasey can't stop scrolling for old classmates

The comedian reveals why Lady Gaga, Hillary Clinton and aquatic horror keep him entertained at home.

  • by Nicole Elphick
Master of his domain: what Jerry Seinfeld did next
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Master of his domain: what Jerry Seinfeld did next

As co-creator of his eponymous hit, Jerry Seinfeld made something out of nothing – and says there are plenty more laughs to be had post-pandemic.

  • by Mara Reinstein
Can I grab a sneaky ciggie while on a Zoom call?
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Can I grab a sneaky ciggie while on a Zoom call?

Before lighting up, just remember these types of meetings are still held in a workplace – albeit virtual - and your co-workers are smaller and flatter.

  • by Danny Katz
My surgeon thanked me for a gift I didn't send. Do you prescribe honesty?
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My surgeon thanked me for a gift I didn't send. Do you prescribe honesty?

First, think about whether you might need another operation at some stage.

  • by Danny Katz
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Why a show about a funeral home is keeping Em Rusciano's spirits up
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Why a show about a funeral home is keeping Em Rusciano's spirits up

The comedian has also been listening to John Farnham and watching a show about Vikings during lockdown.

  • by Nicole Elphick
How to get a junk food thief to eat their words
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How to get a junk food thief to eat their words

We all know people who don't order any food when they go out and then eat yours. It's time to take action.

  • by Danny Katz
Jim Carrey tells all. But how can we possibly believe him?
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Jim Carrey tells all. But how can we possibly believe him?

Memoirs and Misinformation offers a bizarre inside take on Hollywood and its inhabitants.

  • by Luke Leonard
We're all Schittheads now: how the world fell (slowly) for Schitt's Creek
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We're all Schittheads now: how the world fell (slowly) for Schitt's Creek

It's taken six years but finally everyone is talking about the "scrappy little show" from Canada that's up for 15 Emmys on Monday.

  • by Karl Quinn
Best of the week: What to see, hear and do September 6-12
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Best of the week: What to see, hear and do September 6-12

From Father's Day with Sam Neill and Michael Caton, to the return of the Australian Chamber Orchestra and comedy with Steph Tisdell, we have your week in Sydney covered.

  • by Nicole Elphick