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Some of the Australia’s funniest stand-up comedians coach the School of Hard Knock Knocks comedy courses around Australia. Actually, that’s not entirely true. We also have funny Brits (Jeff Green and Glynn Nicholas), Japanese (Mayumi Nobetsu) and did you know that Greg Fleet is actually an American?! These hilarious comics provide advice, give feedback, and share their comedic journeys. They …

048: Damian Callinan – Espy zero to Wagga Wagga hero

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 Damian Callinan is one of Australia’s most versatile performers. Actor, writer and comedian all rolled into one. As you’ll hear in this School of Hard Knock Knocks’ podcast Damian’s journey to comedy began as dabbling in theatre, then dying at the Espy, competing at Raw Comedy, before jumping into the movies – including his most recent comedy movie, The …

040: Ben Horowitz – Looking back on 2017

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What a year we’ve had at the School of Hard Knock Knocks. In this episode, Ben Horowitz and Morry Morgan talk about the year that was, the celebrity guest comedians who taught our stand-up comedy courses across Australia,  the personalities that emerged from our comedy graduates, as well as the upcoming opportunity for our “Best” graduates to perform at the …

016: Dave O’Neil – From Captain Cocoa to Captaining Aussie Comedy

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Chances are you’ve laughed at a Australian comedian Dave O’Neil jokes. This is because not only is he a seasoned stand-up comedian, but dave’s been writing for Australian TV comedy shows since 1994 – television shows such as Jimeoin, The Eric Bana Show Live, Full Frontal, Totally Full Frontal, The Mick Molloy Show, The Micallef Program, and most recently Open …

014: Dane Simpson – Yarns by the fire bucket to being ‘Deadly Funny’

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This is the yarn of Australian comedian Dane Simpson. Some people seek greatness, other’s have greatness thrust upon them – on a stage in Narrabri, New South Wales. One moment Dane was a DJ. The next, a supporting act for veteran comedian Kevin Kropinyeri, and a short time later the ‘Deadly Funny’ NSW winner. Dane’s success on the comedy circuit …