My new comedy podcast! Same as the old one only new. Subscribe to it via iTunes.
Dedicated comedy showcase featuring live stand-up, interviews, a weekly gig guide and classic comedy clips. Hosted by Dom Romeo and a different guest comedian each week. Some episodes have been transcribed. Show ceased production at the end of 2006, replaced by . Stand & Deliver
From Beginning To End The first real Psychedelic Spew song… originally perpetrated on a Sharp three-in-one hifi stereo system whose pause button was miraculously in perfect alignment with the record and erase heads; that mastertape is long gone. This time round, I [mis]used ProTools.
No Wucken Furries Theme to a derivative, undergraduate, university sketch comedy show, some of which was actually video taped...
(Hairy) Dave Callan Shows us his roots.
Bugs Bunny on Broadway* Interview with show creator and conductor George Daugherty.
China’s Princess Turandot* Principle Ms Liu Ping talks about the production.
Acting funny: an interview with Matt Okine - Stand and Deliver! ‘Close Encounters of the Okine’, to quote comedian Shane Matheson. The comedian and actor discusses his past, present and Future Machine.
Adam Hills (2000) Some may say he’s a dreamer…
Adam Hills (2004)* Go, You Big Red Fire Engine, again.
Adam Hills (Feb 2002) Hillsy’s Happy Feet.
Adam Hills (June 2002) Hillsy’s on fire!
Akmal Saleh With Sean Choolburra, discussing ethnicity, comedy and their Opera House seasons.
Alex Lloyd Talking about Distant Light.
Alexei Sayle* Serious chat with former zany comic turned novelist.
Andrew Denton (2004) Talking about the excellent interview show, Enough Rope
Andrew Norelli Italian American comic's return to Australia, co-headlining with Mike Vecchione.
Anh Do Shows us his roots.
Anh Do (2009) Anh Do takes a bold step with his ethnicity and politics in his comedy.
Bev Killick ‘Funny girl’ and ‘party animal’ grows up to be funny party animal as comedian and then star of Busting Out.
Bill Bailey (1998) Baily’s first visit downunder.
Bill Bailey (2008) Conversation on the verge of the Australian Tinselworm tour - for a piece in GQ.
Bo Diddley* Living legend of rock ’n’ roll.
Bob Evans Interviewed on the eve of the excellent Happy Xmas (War Is Over) Opera House concerts.
Carla Werner Some say she sounds like Jeff Buckley.
Cary Lewincamp* Master of the handmade seven-string guitar - and Tasmania's 'best kept secret'.
Chad Wackerman Zappa’s former drummer decides to beat it.
Chris Franklin (c. 1998) First of several interviews with the drinking man's thinking man.
Chris Lilley (2005)* Pictures of Lilley: Chris discusses We Can Be Heroes.
Chris Wyatt Discussing his Myall Creek series of paintings.
Darren Sanders Comic and owner of the Laugh Garage Comedy Club tells us about his cellar full of joys. Dave O’Neil (2003)
The Takeaway coming soon. Dave O’Neil (2005)
Coming soon to Da House near you.
David Bowie Excerpts from the Sydney press conference of the Reality tour.
David Messer* Hallelujah! It’s a bluegrass version of Handel’s Messiah by the Midnight Amblers.
David Ross Macdonald* Erstwhile Waifs drummer performs dark folk songs.
Dsico* Genius of mash-up.
Eddy Brimson Former talented football hooligan, now talented comic.
Eddie Ifft (2009) Great chat with great comic, Mr Eddie Ifft
Felicity Ward Everything so far (as of 2009), more-or-less.
Fiona Horne (2005) On film, television and witchcraft.
Fiona O’Loughlin (2003) She of the Never-Never. Fiona O’Louglin (2005)
Fox Klein Melbourne comic, having relocated to LA, on a visit home.
Fred Smith (2004)* “Concentrate on the writing and let the social relevance take care of itself.”
Fred Smith (2005)* 'Scuse me while I kiss the Bougainville Sky
Funeral For A Friend Interviewed for Live to Ride. Sadly unpublished.
Garry McDonald Garry McDonald on Norman Gunston, Mother & Song and comedy.
Garry Who One of the Aussie comedy pioneers, whom some of us best knew for doing the American comedy thing and starring in a sitcom.
Gary Bradbury Australia’s funniest saxophonist.
George Kapiniaris Shows us his roots.
Gerry Marsden* Gerry ’cross the Mersey.
Gina Riley Discussing Kath & Kim with Jane Turner.
Glenn Wool Unjustly superficial chat with one of the finest comics treading the world stage. I'll re-do this properly some time.
Go-Betweens Robert Forster and Grant McLennan wax lyrical about their latest lyrical waxings.
Graeme Garden* The Mad Scientist Goody on the eve of the Australian reunion tour.
Graham Norton Crap comic in shock successful tonight show hosting scandal – doo-lally!
Greg Fleet (1998) My first chat with Aus comedy legend Greg Fleet.
Greg Fleet (c. 2001) On The Complete Works of Shakespeare (Abridged).
Hoodoo Gurus Dave Faulkner and Brad Shepherd lift the lid on a great Oz Rock comeback!
Idea of North Trish Delaney-Brown fleshes out the idea of The Idea of North.
Jacques Barrett The skinny on breaking through as a comic, running a room and being a fat kid.
James Kilstein A full and frank discussion about politics. And a bit of comedy.
Jane Turner Discussing Kath & Kim with Gina Riley.
Jeff Green A true gentleman of comedy.
Jesse Younan First meeting with an awesome talent some years before his debut album finally arrives!!
Jim Jeffries (2001) My first encounter with another brilliant Aussie comic doing brilliantly overseas.
Jim Jeffries (2010) Catch-up with Aussie comic whose having cracked the US and the UK seems to be a secret back home.
Jimmy ‘JJ’ Walker* Dyn-O-mite!
Johanna Featherstone Poet and Shop Steward-elect of the Amalgamated Poets and Wordsmiths Union – if there ever were one!
John Pinder Chat with director of World's Funniest Island.
John Pinder Pioneer of Australian comedy festivals, John Pinder, on his life in comedy thus far.
John Rhys-Davies Catching up with Lord of the Rings’ Gimli during a sci-fi convention tour.
John Robertson Bit of a chat with my favourite steampunk actor-turned-comic who also hosts scifi conventions.
Jon Culshaw* Several of my favourite Dead Ringers.
Julie Dawn Cole* I wanted her then, Daddy! Justin Hamilton
Kate Fagan First born of Australia’s First Family of Folk.
Kevin Mitchell A chat about Goodnight Bull Creek! in the lead up to Happy Christmas (War Is Over)
Lano & Woodley (1997) The Adventures of Lano & Woodley.
Lano & Woodley (2002) Bruiser comes to Sydney.
Lano & Woodley (2005) Racey version of an interview regarding The Island.
Laura Imbruglia Funny, quirky songstress during her solo years.
Lee Camp Literate New York political comic who makes you laugh about stuff that matters.
Lloyd Swanton Bassman for The Necks talks jazz.
Lynne Kelly The lady doth protest a necessary and sufficient amount.
Maniac Mostly Shawn Harris and a bit of Jake Grigg on mostly Shawn’s visual art.
Mark Trevorrow (1998) In-depth profile of Bob Downe.
Max Cavalera* Tiny snippet of an interview with the Sepultura/Soulfly guitarist that appeared in full in an issue of Live to Ride. (Quite recently, if you’re reading this blurb before I wrote it and put it online…)
Merrick & Rosso (1998) Deconstructing the Merrick & Rosso phenomenon with Merrick.
Merrick Watts (1998) My first chat with Merrick and/or Rosso.
Michael Workman On the 2010 Sydney Comedy Festival run of The Ogre
Micheline van Hautem Jacques Brel chanteuse.
Mick Moriarty The guitarist on the Gadflys and Gud.
Mickey D One of the more legendary legends of Aussie Comedy, discussing career, the Phat Cave and his new Wednesday night comedy room in Adelaide.
Mike Vecchione Italian-American comic's first visit to Australia, co-headlining with Andrew Norelli.
Missy Higgins* Missy’s Sound of White.
Neil Delamere Norman conquest descendant, Computer Applications graduate, self-confessed Luddite, host of Ireland's version of The Panel and hilarious comic.
Nick Agafonoff (2005)* Scuse me while I kiss this Bougainville Sky: filmmaker Nick in discussion with Fred Smith, the subject of his film.
Nikki Lynn Katt Former singer of super-sad songs turned balladeer of the bawdy
Pam Glew (2010) Artist who paints cinematic portraits with bleach, dye, applique, embroidery and brocade on richly textured antique and vintage fabrics.
Paris Can Can* Because they can can can.
Paul McDermott Introducing Gud.
Peter Helliar (c. 2000) My first interview with Peter Helliar, reprinted to coincide with his Dreamboat tour.
Philip Glass* World premiere of the Qatsi trilogy at the Sydney Opera House.
PJ Proby* Old time rocker still rockin’.
Rachel Berger Shows us her roots.
Rhys Jones On Playground Weekender and Stand-up Get Down at the World Bar
Rich Hall* Brief Sydney whistle-stop before heading to Melbourne.
Rob Brown Aussie strong man and clown rolled into one, more or less.
Rohan Harry On the 2009 Melbourne Fringe Festival run of Centrelink: The Musical.
Ross Noble (1998) My first conversation with the brilliant Ross Noble, for the very first Sydney Comedy Festival way back then.
Ross Noble (2001) Interview conducted in the foyer of a hotel on the Easter weekend at the 2001 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
Ross Noble (2005) Interview regarding the (eventual) Australia release of Unrealtime.
Ryan Stout Excellent American comic with a ‘tendency’ towards being ‘somewhat controversial’ despite avoiding profanity.
Sammy J Composer of funny songs – and winner of awards for festival shows built around the same – discussing Ricketts Lane.
Sarah Kendall (1998) The dawn of La Kendall.
Sarah Kendall (2001) Sarah Kendall returns triumphant.
Sarah Kendall (c. 1997) La Kendall briefly.
Scared Weird Little Guys (1998) Before they were real big.
Scared Weird Little Guys (2000) The Scaredies, in a nutshell!
Scared Weird Little Guys (2004) Bits and Pieces.
Sean Choolburra* With Akmal Saleh, discussing ethnicity, comedy and their Opera House seasons.
Shane Mauss Master of misdirection and bloody funny. And possibly too new and young to be so good!
Shaun Micallef Aussie telly comedy genius waxes modest.
Simon Morley (2012) Founding member on Puppetry of the Penis in 3-D
Simon Palomares Shows us his roots.
Simon Palomares The interview commissioned and rejected by GQ.
Slim Dusty His missus, Joy McKean, tells us about Columbia Lane, Slim’s last work.
Rove McManus Interview from 1998, reprinted to promote his return to the stand-up stage.
Steve Hughes The Bard of Paradox!
Steven Wright* Deadpan walking.
Subby Valentine Discussing Video Sandwich with Tom Gleeson.
Tara Moss (2001) Tara Moss faces the fear.
Tara Moss (2004) On film and motorcycles.
The Burning Interview with director Ray Frankel.
The Dissociatives* Daniel Johns and Paul Mac, free-dissociating.
The Residents* What are they Onathon?
The Waifs Donna Simpson speaks in Edinburgh.
Tim Ferguson (2005)* The Master... of Ceremonies of Doctor Who Inside the TARDIS
Tim Ferguson (2010) Lifts the lid on comedy-writing process with his book The Cheeky Monkey
Tim Searle* Animation director of I Am Not An Animal
Tom Gleeson (2001) Gleeson on Pirate Copy.
Tom Gleeson (Jun 2000) On comedy.
Tom Gleeson (Sep 2000) With Subby Valentine, on Video Sandwich.
Tommy Dean Shows us his roots.
Tony Woods Chat with a GNW favourite.
Tripod (1998) In the beginning…
Tripod (2004)* Tripod so far and Fegh Maha.
Tripod (c. 2000) It’s Open Slather on your family at Christmas time.
Wil Anderson (2005)* The concise Wil Anderson for beginners, chatting on the eve of killing ’em with Kill Wil.
Wil Anderson (2006) A conversation that took place just as Wil was leaving Triple J breakfast.
4 Inch Heels Only Earth-shattering news from the world of fashion publishing.
Alright Tit Lisa Lynch is not the only twentysomething with breast cancer, just the one with the biggest gob.
Clem Bastow Arts journalist and model
Coatsie in FilmInk Still more Coatsie
Emma Driver Singer/songwriter, music-player, mouth-trumpeter, Manilow-lover, career dag.
Foe Romeo I'm an Australian shivering in London Helsinki London.
Fourteen 14 14 illustrates the sordid world of gossip and slander while trying to keep a straight face.
Fred Smith ‘Billy Bragg meets Noel Coward’ and ‘Leonard Cohen meets Rolf Harris’ are amongst the attempts critics have made to describe this great Australian songwriting enigma.
Fritz Reminiscences waxed poetically.
Gagging For It (Australian Comedy News) Viv Smythe’s excellent Oz Comedy portal.
Hanan Levin Real estate investor, business man, inventor, entrepreneur, published poet
Joe Romeo Gentleman country doctor- cum-composer of songs of praise.
Kerri Wood Struggling writer who is proud of her rejection letters.
Maireid Sullivan Celtic vocalist and cultural curator
Mandy Flombay No-nonsense chef who refuses to mince words but still cooks up a storm.
More Simon Coates Non-caricatures.
Muze Muzing on the big and little questions of life.
Nick O'Sullivan My favourite artist/illustrator.
Nick O'Sullivan He can't be bothered submitting a bio because he's too busy drawing!
Peter Wilson Peter Wilson is a web developer.
Punk & Blanket Owners of a very funny blog!
Radio Ha Ha Episode transcripts and information about Radio Ha Ha
Rory Ewins Cartooning, poltical theorising and web designing former Taswegian currently residing in Edinburgh.
SHUT UP, VITA. A’s inquisitive, whimsical, facetious, iridescent, loquacious, harmonious blog.
Simon Coates Simon can’t spell ‘caricature’. He sure can draw them, though.
Some cockney geezers They're a couple of geezers. They're a little bit whoah, a little bit whoo, and their website is complete and utter bollocks. The dog's bollocks.
Stickybeak TV My favourite media mercenary.
Suzanne Snead Site manager, ferret wrangler and lead contact at Shaun Micallef's Online World Around Him
Tanya Tanya, AKA T, and her travels.
Tim Blair My favourite ranting right-wing media type.
Wombat - aka Alan Moyle One of the best photographers in the business, and one who specialises in the photography of comedians