‘I know you wouldn’t know it to look at me, but I once sneezed a bit of carrot onto a woman’s hand …’
A good joke takes you somewhere completely unexpected and makes you laugh, an excellent joke makes you laugh and think.
Welcome to The COMEDY Tour woven through with comedic facts, comments and short stories; this is a joke like no other and a mirthful mutiny on the historically – or is it hysterically? – male-dominated world of stand-up comedy.
Justine Sless (BA, MA) is a Melbourne-based comedian, writer, humour academic and community worker. She performs, teaches, produces and writes stand-up comedy, has toured nationally and internationally, and was the former creative director of Melbourne Jewish Comedy Festival. Justine has had short stories published in anthologies and academic journals, has written numerous one-woman shows and tailored comedy for a huge range of clients. The COMEDY Tour is Justine’s first book which began life as a Master’s by Research in creative writing from La Trobe University.