For what felt like a clean decade Strassman was the most popular comic in New Zealand, despite being very, very bad. How? Why? And all other relevant questions answered by Sam Brooks.
Sam Brooks flicks through the programme for this year's Comedy Fest, powered by Flick Electric Co, and rounds up this year’s incredibly relevant and important festival statistics.
With Jeffrey Tambor taking home his 4000th Emmy award yesterday and the new season arriving exclusively to Lightbox on Saturday, Sam Brooks tells you exactly why you need to catch up with Transparent.
Today The Spinoff assesses the state of the professional critic in New Zealand with four pieces – two new, two older – which reflect on the challenges the form faces. Here theatre critic Sam Brooks assesses the state of his art.
Sam Brooks watches Grease Live, and applauds the live TV musical genre for finally producing something that isn't entirely terrible.