Joburg comedy: always on my toes

So, I was back at Kitchener's Carvery Bar in Braamfontein for their weekly New Material Night gig on Tuesday. A really good night of comedy and the biggest crowd that I've seen in that intimate space - at least since I started playing there earlier this year. Before the show, it was really phenomenal bumping into the … Continue reading Joburg comedy: always on my toes

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Lessons, laughter from Mojak Lehoko

I just came back from a live comedy show and I'm buzzing - even though it didn't involve stage time. Tonight I watched Mojak Lehoko in action. Razor-sharp wit, calm stage demeanour and a genuinely entertaining 70 odd minutes in his special How Did I Get Here? Staged at the POPArt Theatre in Joburg's Maboneng Precinct … Continue reading Lessons, laughter from Mojak Lehoko

Try making them laugh

This is how I got into comedy. I was in my second year working at IBM when I met Etienne Shardlow. He was working for a different part of the company and a colleague had told me something which immediately sparked intense interest - Etienne was a comedian by night. I had to know more. … Continue reading Try making them laugh