hello there.

my name’s tom and i’m an australian comedian doing his best.

i used to cohost the breakfast show on triple j,  i hosted my own late-night tv show tonightly with tom ballard and i regularly travel all over the world performing stand-up comedy.

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 by 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.

Latest News

234 – Victor Kline (The New Liberals)

Victor Kline is a writer and barrister who is the leader of a new political party, The New Liberals. The party was born out of a frustration that Victor and some close friends felt by the current state of Australian politics and the lack of any party that truly represented them.

Here we discuss what Victor believes it means to be a truly “liberal” party, why they want to reclaim that name, the party’s political strategy, and what I would argue is liberalism’s limits: its inability to wrestle with questions of class and political economy.

I’m doing Dry July please help me/cancer research

I went on “Miners Driving Teslas” with Daniel Bleakley and it was fun

If you’ve got the means please support this show by becoming a Patron

Join the LIASYO Facebook group here please and thank you

WE ARE ALL IN THIS will be at the Brisbane Comedy Festival in August

There’s an encore Sydney show of WE ARE ALL IN THIS on August 20th

My two shows and special filming at Chapel Off Chapel have been rescheduled to August 27th & 28th

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newliberals.net.au

ARTICLE: New Liberals’ registration approved despite Liberal party objection over “voter confusion”

ARTICLE: New Liberals leader outlines his party’s politics

Cause of the Week: The New Liberals (newliberals.net.au)

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Live Recording @ Chapel Off Chapel

 

Book here.

 

Melbourne mates, I’m doing two shows at the lovely Chapel Off Chapel, one of which is going to be filmed for a thing.

They’re happening on Friday August 28th & Saturday 29th. Please come along yes yes.

 

Come watch Tom fix everything by yelling his best jokes in a nice room in front of cameras. Please.

 

“A true barbarian.”

– Andrew Bolt, Herald Sun

 

“Much of his stand up is about as funny as listening to a recording of one of Joe Stalin’s four-hour rants.”

– Gerard Henderson, The Australian

 

“It’s an hour of absolutely hilarious white-hot rage.★★★★★ 

– Time Out

 

“Has as a frankly ridiculous ability to hit all his marks and deftly detonate every punchline. ★★★★½ 

– The Age

 

“Ballard delivers an absolute comedy masterclass.★★★★★”

– Beat

 

“Unrelenting and uproarious.★★★★½ 

– Chortle [UK]

2021 SHOW: WE ARE ALL IN THIS

Hello. It’s my new show for 2021 and it will officially restore comedy.

In this time of fire, plague and the stupid internet, “we” are “all” “in this” “together” (?).

In 2019, Tom sold out shows all over the world, received critical acclaim and annoyed a lot of Baby Boomers on Facebook. In 2020, he took some time off and wrote a book.

Now he has a brand-new show full of jokes about our cooked planet, the bad people in power and his sex life. Plus some outrage.

“A blistering hour of motor-mouthed, slick-as-black-ice comedy.” ★★★★½ Herald Sun

“Will have you laughing til it hurts.” ★★★★½ The Age

 

MELBOURNE INTERNATIONAL COMEDY FESTIVAL

MARCH 24th to APRIL 18th  

 

 

SYDNEY COMEDY FESTIVAL

MAY 7th & 8th

 

 

NEWCASTLE COMEDY FESTIVAL

MAY 29th

 

 

BRISBANE COMEDY FESTIVAL

AUGUST 3rd to 8th

Book here.

 

 

 

SYDNEY ENCORE SHOW!

AUGUST 20th

Book here.