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Tuesday 1 April 2014
Arts Comedy Theatre

ladies of comedy: jennifer wong

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  Sydney comedian Jennifer Wong is once again gracing the Melbourne International Comedy Festival following last year’s sell out season. With a lovable awkwardness and subtly yet hilariously delivered one-liners, Wong is both funny and relatable. Her shows cover everything from her mother choking on a fishbone, to being introverted and ‘bookish’, to spot-on observations…
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Thursday 27 March 2014
Arts Comedy

ladies of comedy: rose callaghan

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  Melbourne born and bred, Rose Callaghan is a woman of many talents: writer, comedian, sometime DJ and inventor of the #goslingwatch hashtag on twitter. This year Callaghan will treat Melbourne International Comedy Festival goers with her show ‘Rose Callaghan and mates’. In between sharing stories about her ‘stupid’ life and ‘generally ridiculing herself’, Callaghan…
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Wednesday 26 March 2014
Arts Comedy

ladies of comedy: adrienne truscott

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The 2014 Melbourne International Comedy Festival kicks off this week and here at Lip we are excited to introduce our Ladies of Comedy series of Q&As, featuring some of the talented female comedians who will be performing at the festival. Hailing from the USA, Adrienne Truscott brings her show ‘Asking for it: A one-lady rape…
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Wednesday 10 April 2013
Culture News Opinion

Monday Night’s Q&A – A Review

Broede Carmody
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Monday night’s episode of Q&A featured a panel comprised entirely of women. Brooke Magnanti, Germaine Greer, Mia Freedman, Deborah Cheetham and Janet Albrechtsen answered questions put to them by Toni Jones and the audience. I was really looking forward to the show—I expected rigorous debate (and, in particular, for Germaine Greer to intellectually body-slam the…
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Monday 3 December 2012
Arts Music

interview: Oh Pep!

Christine Campbell
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When I first got the email about interviewing Oh Pep!, the adorably catchy folk-rock-indie quintet based out of Melbourne, I couldn’t help but think how clever it was that leading ladies Olivia Hally (guitar/vocals) and Pepita Emmerichs (violin/mandolin) creatively married their names to come up with something that perfectly describes their style of music. The more I…
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Tuesday 30 October 2012
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q & a: bertie blackman

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Bertie Blackman is a Sydney-based singer/songwriter who is known for her uncanny ability to transform music to an artistic plateau where the imagination runs wild. She recently toured with rising rockers The Rubens and will be supporting international Australian star Gotye later this year. Headway, her debut, garnered Blackman Australia’s attention, while her third album,…
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Wednesday 29 August 2012
Arts Books

lip lit: q&a, the memory of salt

Erin Stewart
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Ali, the narrator of The Memory of Salt, describes drawing a line in the middle of herself (or perhaps himself, as the author never discloses the gender of the narrator), designating one side as Melburnian, the other as Turkish. While her mother is an Australian paediatrician, her father, Ahmet, is a Turkish musician who joined…
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