John Oliver buys Russell Crowe’s jockstrap for Alaskan Blockbuster store | Television & radio

John Oliver has revealed he is the dubiously proud owner of Russell Crowe’s leather jockstrap after a successful A$7,000 phone bid during the actor’s “divorce auction” this month. After paying $8,540 including the buyer’s premium, Oliver acknowledged it was “a big price to pay just to find out what Russell …

Donald Trump calls James Comey ‘slippery’ ahead of television interview, book release – Donald Trump’s America

Donald Trump calls James Comey ‘slippery’ ahead of television interview, book release – Donald Trump’s America

Posted April 16, 2018 05:31:39 Photo: The renewed attacks came ahead of a highly anticipated television interview with Mr Comey. (Reuters: Joshua Roberts/AP: Evan Vucci) US President Donald Trump has hurled a new set of insults at James Comey, challenging accusations the former FBI director makes in a tell-all book …

Homecoming Queens: friends turn chronic illness into comedy script | Television & radio

When you’re young, says writer Michelle Law, you think life will be pretty straightforward: school, uni, partner, maybe kids. Nobody ever factors in developing a chronic illness. For Law and her friend Chloë Reeson, this was their reality. Law developed alopecia – an autoimmune disease that results in hair loss …

From The Last Jedi to Speed: what’s streaming in Australia in April | Television & radio

Netflix The Lobster (Ireland, UK, Greece, France, 2015) by Yorgos Lanthimos – 1 April Though many see The Lobster as a bleak, darkly comic drama, it also has a brutally romantic core. The Greek writer-director Yorgos Lanthimos’s premise plays out with deadpan absurdity: single people must find a mate at …

Sando review – an outrageously good performance in a hit and miss new ABC comedy | Television & radio

Is Franco Cozzo an internet sensation yet? Melburnians of a certain age will recognise that name, its mention triggering recollections of low-rent, late-night furniture ads starring the boisterous silver-haired local celebrity. Cozzo’s catchphrase is two words repeated again and again, with the subtlety of those frenzied late-night ads that implore …