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The Best Australian Humorous Writing
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Germaine Greer closely examines a rude Sir Ian McKellan. Chris Lilley's "Ja'mie" takes us inside the bedroom of princess bitchface. Shaun Micallef recalls how his father sat on Winston Churchill's knee. John Clarke and Bryan Dawe dissect Peter Garrett and the environmentClive James calibrates the perfectly bad sentence. Barry Humphries delivers Dame Edna's Christmas message to her loyal Aussie subjects. Alexander Downer survives an audience with Keating the Musical.In "The Best Australian Humorous Writing", Andrew O'Keefe and Steve Vizard corral some of Australia's most whimsical, acerbic, energetic, witty, thought provoking, absurd and down right funny writing into one densely entertaining anthology.Our funniest minds and canniest observers bring our unique antipodean mirth to everything that has touched our lives in recent times - from watching Sir Ian McKellan unrobe on stage to busting up the Logies, from the privatisation of Telstra to contemplating the curves of Nigella Lawson and Julia Gillard.This diverse selection from our most acclaimed commentators showcases Australia's unique humorous writing.
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Andrew O Keefe is one of Australia s most recognisable comedic creators and observers. He has written for and performed in theatre, radio and television, and is a regular host of Channel 7 s Weekend Sunrise program. Steve Vizard originated and produced some of Australia s most successful television comedies including Fast Forward, Full Frontal, Jimeon and Big Girls Blouse. Steve co-wrote Graham Kennedy Treasures, an illustrated biography of Graham Kennedy, with Mike McColl Jones.

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