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Aussie Life

Aussie life

6 May 2023

9:00 AM

6 May 2023

9:00 AM

The Melbourne Comedy Festival’s continuing refusal to apologise for not closing this year’s festival with a tribute to its co-founder shows that whatever else it is guilty of, the organisation’s current management suffers from the same chronic insensitivity to public opinion to which Humphries was allegedly a martyr. Such, at least, was the opinion of Hannah Gadsby, one of the MCF’s most successful exports and a recipient of its top award – an honour she subsequently acknowledged with a tweet describing the man it was named after as ‘an irrelevant dick biscuit who has completely lost the ability to read...

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