From meth to mirth: How one man broke bad
From meth to mirth: How one man broke bad

Miles Allen was a struggling actor in LA when his Breaking Bad impressions went viral, making him one of the hottest tickets…

Funnyman takes over from frontman
Funnyman takes over from frontman

Colin Hay, the singer of Men At Work classics like 'Down Under', returns to Auckland as part of this year's comedy festival…

Live review: Marathon gala becomes 'comedy as punishment'
Live review: Marathon gala becomes 'comedy as punishment'

21 comics over three-and-a-half hours became 'comedy as punishment' at last night's Comedy Gala.

Cracking up the kids
Cracking up the kids

With the New Zealand International Comedy Festival just around the corner, Sarah Ell caught up with comedian Jamie Bowen…

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Michele Hewitson interview: Rose Matafeo
Michele Hewitson interview: Rose Matafeo

Rose Matafeo reveals what part of her Jono & Ben billboard is photoshopped, and explains why she is…

Tackling rape culture with comedy

Rape may not be a joke, but comedian Adrienne Truscott pokes fun at the absurd issues around the subject - even stripping…

Noel Fielding brings the Boosh to NZ

It might be years since the end of The Mighty Boosh, but the local following that Noel Fielding earned from the surreal…

Naked Magicians make their clothes disappear

Is this the cheekiest act of the Comedy Festival? One-half of Aussie duo The Naked Magicians tells us about their accidental…

Twelve Questions: Cori Gonzalez-Macuer
Twelve Questions: Cori Gonzalez-Macuer

He was a loudmouth vampire in What We Do in the Shadows, but comedian Cori Gonzalez-Macuer prefers dry…

The laugh lineup unveiled

The line-up for the 2015 Comedy Festival is out today with a programme featuring everyone from returning international and…

Comedy festival award winners

Guy Montgomery has won the Billy T Award for aspiring stand-ups at the close of this year's New Zealand International Comedy…

NZ Comedy Festival: Trygve Wakenshaw

Trygve Wakenshaw is from Auckland via performing and studying stints in Paris, London and Oslo.

NZ Comedy festival: Jarred Fell

Where have we seen you before?: TV3 Comedy Gala or the Classic Comedy Bar in Auckland.

NZ Comedy Festival: Jamie Bowen
NZ Comedy Festival: Jamie Bowen

Where have we seen you before? Either rummaging through a dumpster out the back of your favourite Chinese…

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