The criticism over Ricky Gervais and Optus in the Netflix Australian release promo has Tom Jacobs…confused…isn’t the joke obvious? (READ: he can’t believe anyone could be so dumb and not get it FFS)
Catching Billy Connolly’s recent Sydney Opera House gig, Tom Jacobs was happy to see that despite certain physical hurdles, Connolly’s ability to render his audience utterly incontinent remains firmly intact.
Tom Jacobs feels an ABC allied to the artistic, scientific and intellectual community is understandable when there’s a fat kid on the other end of the media see-saw using his wallet for extra weight.
Hearing Paul McCarthy’s “Tree” in Paris had lost its mojo, Tom Jacobs wades into the public art debate, feeling the piece wasn’t so out of place in a city full of other “art-rections”.
Over the constant irrelevant comments aimed at Julia Gillard, Tom Jacobs asks that we (finally) start judging the ex-PM on her achievements, not her appearance.
Jasmine Tridevil, she of the “Total Recall-esque” rack, has Tom Jacobs and the rest of the world bamboo(bs)zled, begging the question “How low can entertainment go?”
Ernest Hemingway is the great American adjective, writes Tom Jacobs, even though he spent most of his time drinking in Europe, hunting in Africa and fishing in Cuba. Now, the US wants to turn the Hemingway name into a bargaining chip…
With Bob Dylan touring Oz, Tom Jacobs muses on what it is about Dylan and his enduring fan-base that keeps him coming back time and time again.
The way Clive Palmer behaved on QandA last night has made Tom Jacobs question whether there has been this colourful a politician since Sir Les Patterson… #ohwait
In the wake of Robin Williams’ death, Tom Jacobs follows up his piece on being a comedian last week, revealing his own attempts to leash the black dog of depression.
Treasurer Smokin’ Joe Hockey kicks another “own goal” for the Abbott government with his latest revelations about poor people #PoorJoe #OtherThingsPoorDontDo
If there’s something Tom Jacobs has learned during his life-long foray into the realm of comedy, it’s that being a comedian ain’t just about being a funny man…