The Melbourne International Comedy Festival removes Barry Humphries's name from the event's biggest award, following outrage over his comments about transgender people.
Eighteen months ago, riding a wave of success, comic Hannah Gadsby shocked the world of comedy by retiring. Now she has announced a new show.
It's as easy as posting a couple of pictures of dogs, sunsets and breakfast plates, right? Wrong. Being an influencer is hard work — and boring, writes Stephanie Coombes.
After a certain age women aren't really meant to talk about the fact they're still sexual, says comedian Judith Lucy, who is determined to challenge that idea.
The news prompts discussion about what justice looks like for the victims of this behaviour, particularly in comedy, a world long familiar with sexism and gender inequality.
The co-writers, directors, stars and real-life best friends talk about breaking up with rom-com conventions in their 'womantic comedy', which smashed the box office in New Zealand.
Host of The Daily Show in the US, Trevor Noah, says he understands the offence caused and has stopped telling the joke, but says comedians will always offend some people.
The Socceroos are now done and dusted. Comedian Ed Kavalee looks at how Aussie fans can survive the remaining games of the World Cup.