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7 ENTRIES Evan Williams is a New York-based comedy writer. He has contributed humour to The New Yorker’s Daily Shouts, McSweeney’s and SBS Viceland’s The Feed.   



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Hannah Gadsby: ‘Nanette’

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Hannah Gadsby: ‘Nanette’

Believe the hype about the Tasmanian comedian’s Netflix special

The 40 most Onion-like Australian politics headlines of 2016

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The 40 most Onion-like Australian politics headlines of 2016

In a year of change, Australian politics remained laughable

The 40 most Onion-like Australian politics headlines of 2015

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The 40 most Onion-like Australian politics headlines of 2015

It was a year that satirised itself

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The 30 most Onion-like headlines of the Abbott government’s first year

Letting their gaffe flag fly

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Future Coalition royal commissions

The Coalition is pressing ahead with its plan for a royal commission into Labor's home insulation program. The Sydney Morning Herald, November 14, 2013   Attorney-General George Brandis says a royal commission …

The 25 most Onion-like Australian politics headlines of the year

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The 25 most Onion-like Australian politics headlines of the year

As a writer for a daily satirical news show (ABC2’s The Roast), I’ve spent a lot of 2013 writing jokes about Australian politics. Often there were depressing moments when I realised I couldn’t write anything funnier than the …

Cover Image: Rudd v. Abbott (by David Marr, published by Black Inc.)

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Rudd v. Abbott: The Quiz

If you think it’s hard telling the prime minister and the opposition leader apart by their policies, try telling them apart by their Quarterly Essays! Below are fifteen essay extracts from Rudd v. Abbott; see if …