#376 Funny Business
If laughter is the best medicine, do we all have access to the same medicine cabinet? Yes, this is a terrible joke. Thankfully, this episode features professionals who genuinely make people laugh.
Hear Me Laugh by Lauren Klein
When Lauren Klein started doing stand up comedy, she couldn’t help but notice the lack of gender parity in comedy rooms.
Lauren goes behind the comedy curtain to find out why there aren’t more women doing stand up comedy.
Supervising Producers: Beth Gibson, Selena Shannon and Bec Fary
Music: ‘My Shining Hour’ by John Coltrane, ‘Curiosity’ by Lee Rosevere, ‘All The Colours in the World’ by Podington Bear, ‘Good Times’ by Podington Bear.
This story was first played in May 2017.
Funny Voices by Sarath Chandra
It’s a really interesting time in Australian comedy. Sarath Chandra speaks with two comedians, Lizzy Hoo and Suren Jayemanne, about being the minority and making the majority laugh.
Supervising Producers: Allison Chan and Olivia Rosenman
Many thanks to Neilesh Verma
Music: “Free lunch” – Isaiah Rashad, “Easily” – Bruno Major, “Long as I Live” – Tony Braxton, “ Whistlin” – Mocky, “4 Moms” – A Tribe Called Quest, “Angles” – Mick Jenkins
This story was first played in June 2018.
All The Best credits:
Executive Producer: Allison Chan
Victorian State Coordinator: Jordan Fennell
Host: Maddy Macquine
Community Coordinator: Chloe Gillespie
SYN Community Coordinator: Erin Dick
Social Media Producer: Matilda Fay
Image: Unsplash CC: Oscar Keys