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What happens when an incompetent, narcissistic talk-show "therapist" with an agenda takes on a hapless client in front of a challenging audience? Hilarity ensues!
Written and directed by Mark Smith
Graham Stoney as Sidebar
Monica Moroney as Antoinette
Wassim Hawat as Jordan
David Berry as Harrison
Mark Smith as Roger
Part of Short+Sweet Theatre Sydney 2015, Wildcards Week 7.
Venue: The Fuse Box, The Factory Theatre, 105 Victoria Road, Marrickville.
To buy tickets, visit: http://
It's been described as shorter than Star Wars, hastier than Harry Potter; less tedious than Lord Of The Rings. Finally, the cinematic blockbuster you didn't realise you'd been waiting for your whole life is almost here.
Check out the trailer for the epic saga of a lifetime, My Big Toe:
Coming soon to YouTube.
In this book, subtitled A year of living recklessly in Rio de Janeiro, Carmen recounts her adventures seeking a bohemian existence during her first year in Brazil. I was first attracted to it for two reasons: my own somewhat less adventurous attempts to embrace a bohemian lifestyle of my own, and the fact that it was about Brazil; which I found interesting given that I play in a samba band in my home town of Sydney.
Carmen's accounts of her intrepid adventures in the favelas (slums) of Rio make for interesting reading, and her immersion in the samba culture of the lower classes seemed pretty much complete. At one point she when she ran out of money, she resorted to running tours of the favelas for overly-game tourists, who probably had no idea what they were in for. I'm not sure whether the book has made me more or … Continue reading…