‘There aren’t many women of colour in Aussie comedy but that’s going to change’ says rising comic Shubha

Women already have it tough in what is arguably a male-dominated industry, so imagine the challenges a comedian would have as a woman of colour. One rad chick who’s pushing boundaries and leaving audiences in stitches while she’s at it is Sydney-based comedian Shubha. The 22-year-old South Indian university student, whose new show Hive Mind…

We don’t know about you, but Rowan’s 22

It’s that time of the year again… comedy season has kicked off and we’re in the mood to have a laugh. We’ve chatted to Rowan Thambar in the past and he’s back on our radar this week with a new show kicking off in Sydney. Apologies in advance for the Taylor Swift-esque pun in the…

B&T shines a light on diverse women in media

Our own Alicia “Leeshie” V is featured in the latest issue of B&T magazine. The Women In Media issue shines a light on women in Australian media who come from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. Alicia joins the likes of author and social advocate Yassmin Abdel-Magied and radio presenter Emma Chow in the magazine’s list…