• Punchline Magazine’s dispataches from Melbourne’s International Comedy Festival, part 4

    I was thrilled to learn that singer Ali McGregor was hosting her own late night variety show and even more thrilled when my husband Christian [Finnegan] was booked to perform on it. Back when Comix was still brand new (as though 3.5 years makes it old!) I produced a music show called “Live Wire.” Ali and her husband Adam Hills, a comedian and host of the Australian TV show Spicks

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    Punchline Magazine’s dispataches from Melbourne’s International Comedy Festival, part 3

    One of my first nights at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival I attended David O’Doherty “David O’Doh-party” at the Forum Theatre, a grand space with Grecian statues and a sky blue ceiling in the entry and hallways. It is meant to serve as a theater so the stage –which was quite large – was built out lower and closer to the audience and portable speakers served as a makeshift amplification

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    Punchline Magazine’s dispataches from Melbourne’s International Comedy Festival, part 2

    On our first full day in Melbourne, my husband Christian Finnegan and fellow comedian Nick Thune made an appearance on the radio where they ran into Aussie hunk Ash Williams. “How is it being the ‘God of Thunder’?” Christian asked. Ash simply smiled, the joke seemingly lost in his dreamy looks. Nick was so taken by Ash’s good looks he needed convincing that Ash was a DJ and not an

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    Punchline Magazine’s dispatch from Melbourne’s International Comedy Festival, part 1

    Hello, Punchline Magazine Readers! My name is Kambri Crews, Executive Director of Marketing and Public Relations for the New York comedy nightclub Comix. I’m in Melbourne, Australia for the International Comedy Festival where there are hundreds of amazing comedians performing, however, all I really want to see is toilet water flushing anti-clockwise. Unfortunately, the world is all eco-friendly now, so modern toilets are everywhere offering half or full flushes that

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