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Dr Brown – Because

May 8, 2011

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An absurd, R-rated, trip through the demented buffoonery of Dr Brown, this is not a show for the prudish or faint-hearted. Sit up the front at your own risk. Advertisements

New Art Club – Big Bag of Boom

May 7, 2011

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Dancers and choreographers Tom Roden and Pete Shenton knew the rules of dance before they so effectively and hilariously broke them.

Eric’s Tales of the Sea

April 30, 2011

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Although it’s certainly not a laugh-a-minute mirth fest, Eric’s Tales of the Sea is an enjoyable and poignantly amusing hour; but it’s possibly better suited to the Fringe Festival than the Comedy Festival.

Dave Bloustein – A Complete History of Western Philosophy

April 7, 2011

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This is the original review copy I wrote for the AJN, which edited it down somewhat when they published it today (cos, you know, there’s this thing called ‘limited space’ when you publish is such an old-fashioned medium): Manic, warm and genial, Dave Bloustein is an utter delight. Presenting this “patchwork quilt” of Western Philosophy […]

From the archive | DFA 1979

February 14, 2010

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The infamous review that got a bunch of Beat writers temporarily blacklisted at Ding Dong (as predicted by Andy): DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 Ding Dong Lounge From: Melanie Sheridan [mailto:melanie@beat.com.au] Sent: Monday, 28 February 2005 11:09 AM To: Daniel Zugna; Andrew Tijs; Andrew Ramadge; James Aviaz; Claire Stuchbery; David Haberfeld Subject: Death from Above 1979 […]

Future Of The Left: Corner Hotel, January 8th 2010.

January 10, 2010

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The subtitle for this ‘review’ is Maybe it’s an old cliché, but sometimes things are better left expected: or, why the fuck are you talking about asparagus piss with Andy Falkous?! No, seriously. He was very polite and chatted on, pretending he didn’t think I had some form of mental deficiency, bless*. Later, during the […]