Michele A'Court

Michele A'Court is a stand-up comedian, writer and newspaper columnist. Her first book, "Stuff I Forgot To Tell My Daughter", is based on her hit solo comedy show which she will be touring to more than 30 towns this autumn.

Books
Mar 8, 2018

Book of the Week: Michele A'Court reviews 'Brave' by Rose McGowan

Michele A'Court grapples with an uncomfortable truth about the Rose McGowan memoir – it's a diatribe that tells us how to think.

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Society
Jan 2, 2018

Summer Reissue: Here, let me help. Start by imagining your penis is bleeding

Following that Waikato Times column about blokes suffering from women's periods (comprehensively rebutted here) Michele A'Court generously proffers some empathy advice for men.

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Society
Apr 27, 2017

Here, let me help. Start by imagining your penis is bleeding

Following that Waikato Times column about blokes suffering from women's periods Michele A'Court generously proffers some empathy advice for men.

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Television
Dec 25, 2016

Summer reissue: Michele A’Court remembers the notoriously chaotic 1987 Gofta Awards

The history of New Zealand television features plenty of lowlights, but few as low as the drunken and chaotic 1987 Listener Gofta Awards. Comedian Michele A'Court was there.

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Media
Nov 24, 2016

What happens when you tell men to shush on Facebook

Comedian and writer Michele A'Court explains why she asked men to pipe down on her Facebook page, and how her request was received. The answer may surprise you...

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Society
Nov 1, 2016

What really gets on my titties? The idea that Paul Henry, Max Key and co are ‘just saying what all guys are thinking’

Men, it’s time to call a meeting. The agenda? Actually choosing not to mouth off about titties and pussies and riding women, writes Michele A’Court.

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Society
Aug 5, 2016

Stop saying dumb shit, and other top tips for all the Kevins of the world

With a bit of luck, the response to Saatchi guru Kevin Roberts' brain-fart suggests off-the-cuff bullshit about women in business won't be tolerated so easily any more, writes Michele A'Court

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Television
Jan 14, 2016

Michele A’Court Remembers the Notoriously Chaotic 1987 Gofta Awards

The history of New Zealand television features plenty of lowlights, but few as low as the drunken and chaotic 1987 Listener Gofta Awards. Comedian Michele A'Court was there.

Read on.

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