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hello there! my name’s tom and i’m an australian comedian just trying to find his way in this crazy world.

i used to cohost the triple j breakfast show, tom & alex, i do quite a bit of live stand up, and i hosted the show reality check on abc tv.

welcome to my website. here you can find out a little bit more about me, read my blog, check out any upcoming gigs i may have, check out my free podcastsign up to the mailing list and just generally have a good time.

if at any point you feel bored or disinterested in this site’s content and would prefer the excitement and giddy thrills of youtube or online pornography, i suggest opening some new tabs and having the best of both worlds.

cheers.

 

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Taxis & Rainbows & Hatred in 2015

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My 2015 stand up show is called Taxis & Rainbows & Hatred and I think it’s going to be my BEST ONE YET or whatever else you need to hear in order to come along and watch it (please).

I did an early version of the show at the Sydney Fringe Festival and that was a bunch of fun, and now I am tinkering around with it to make it the best it that it can be. It’s about a bad thing that happened to me in a taxi in Newcastle, as well as loneliness, sex, love, labels and finding the courage to be yourself.

Hope to see you guys there.

 

ADELAIDE FRINGE FESTIVAL @ THE GARDEN OF UNEARTHLY DELIGHTS (STUDIO 7)

Friday Feb 13th – Sunday March 1st, 8:30pm (no show Monday Feb 16th). Tickets available here.

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BRISBANE COMEDY FESTIVAL @ THE BRISBANE POWERHOUSE (VISY THEATRE)

Tuesday March 10th – Sunday March 15th, 8:45pm (7:15pm Sunday). Tickets available here.

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MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL @ THE SWISS CLUB

Thursday March 26th – Sunday April 19th, 8:15pm (7:15pm Sundays. Wheelchair-accessible show Monday 30th March. AUSLAN interpreted show Wednesday April 8th). Tickets available here.

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SYDNEY COMEDY FESTIVAL @ THE COMEDY STORE

2 shows only! Thursday April 30th & Friday May 1st, 7pm. Tickets available here.

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PERTH COMEDY FESTIVAL @ MT LAWLEY BOWLING CLUB 

Wednesday May 13th – Saturday 16th May, 8:15pm. Tickets available here.

10 – Ben Riley

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Ben Riley describes himself as a classical liberal, a Queenslander and a larrikin. He’s a former president of the Young Liberals and the current Vice President of the International Young Democractic Union.

We came together to find out exactly where we do and don’t agree on things like the privatisation of public assets, the State’s role in our lives, puppy farms, same-sex marriage, diversity in politics, the environment and our Prime Minister’s character.

Plus we laughed about that time he got drunk and was a bit silly.

@benrileyQLD 

Malcolm Fraser Obituary

Bootgate 2013

Cause of the Week: The Young Liberal Movement of Australia (youngliberal.org.au), Oxfam Australia (oxfam.org.au)  

 

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WATCH: Fully Furnished

 

Behold! The web series pilot that Tommy Dassalo and I have been working on for the past 7 or so months.

It is our Chinese Democracy.

We think it’s dumb and funny and original and I’d love you to watch it and maybe even share it amongst your friends and loved ones if you get the chance.

If you’d like to get more of an insight into our DEEP AND INVOLVED CREATIVE PROCESS, jump on over to the SBS Comedy website here.