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The bearer of weird news is an exploration of the news, both the weirdest news and the weirdest parts of the news you are familiar with. The world's a weird place, Matt wants to talk about it. Just for funny is a news quiz. Some of the best, newest, and most interesting comedians and performers are invited to play a quiz about the latest, weirdest news items.

The bearer of weird news is an exploration of the news, both the weirdest news and the weirdest parts of the news you are familiar with. The world's a weird place, Matt wants to talk about it. Just for funny is a news quiz. Some of the best, newest, and most interesting comedians and performers are invited to play a quiz about the latest, weirdest news items.

Location:

Australia

Description:

The bearer of weird news is an exploration of the news, both the weirdest news and the weirdest parts of the news you are familiar with. The world's a weird place, Matt wants to talk about it. Just for funny is a news quiz. Some of the best, newest, and most interesting comedians and performers are invited to play a quiz about the latest, weirdest news items.

Language:

English


Episodes

Job seeking in a pandemic, Hotdog eating limit, A Yakuza Halloween, Pauline Hanson environmentalist? - Bearer of weird news - 14

8/14/2020
NEWS: https://www.theguardian.com/world/2020/jul/21/hostage-siege-ends-after-ukrainian-president-endorses-joaquin-phoenix-film?CMP=soc_567&fbclid=IwAR2UybkyagCRWaFcFx5Km6A-H_b0F32H1bqKJd3rQrhTwC0ydBJrg3wiCb8 https://www.smh.com.au/politics/federal/pauline-hanson-shareholding-went-under-the-radar-for-six-months-20200716-p55clt.html https://theyvoteforyou.org.au/people/senate/queensland/pauline_hanson/policies/20 https://www.onenation.org.au/forecast-renewable-energy-to-cause-summer-blackouts/...

Duration:00:30:07

Cruelty free robot dolphins, Lockdown: Hard mode, Goldman Sachs of shit, China town to be changed to little Hong Kong - 13 - Bearer of weird news

8/2/2020
NEWS: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jul/13/robot-dolphins-the-cruelty-free-20m-animal-you-cant-tell-from-the-real-thing https://www.nationalgeographic.com/news/2019/5/140328-navy-dolphin-sea-lion-combat-ocean-animal-science/ https://www.news.com.au/finance/economy/australian-economy/underemployed-casual-workers-called-lazy-for-refusing-shifts/news-story/8401a3157c99ccb704e24cdf2691845b?fbclid=IwAR0zrQEfIaP89toCCGdWRL1OS_Ms4mzAu2IYqVr2Q4FN_uzr6OZwkDuM2oU#.os6oj...

Duration:00:45:03

Bearer of weird news - 12 - BLM in AUS, Bogan not a racist word, Coronavirus art, Wagetheft a crime in VIC

7/7/2020
MUSIC: Monkeys Spinning Monkeys Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com (http://incompetech.com/) ) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=usuan1400011 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Breaking News 2 outro https://www.jamendo.com/track/1319840/breaking-news-2-outro NEWS:...

Duration:00:55:04

Bearer of weird news - 11 - The death and life of Robodebt

6/11/2020
MUSIC: Monkeys Spinning Monkeys Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com (http://incompetech.com/) ) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=usuan1400011 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ Breaking News 2 outro https://www.jamendo.com/track/1319840/breaking-news-2-outro Meatball Parade Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License...

Duration:00:41:19

FringeView - 70 - Weird news quiz (Matt Harvey, Lliam Amor, Amanda Buckley, Ben McCarthy)

6/2/2020
Previous shows have included award winners, international comedians, RAW Comedy winners, five-star comedians, comedy writers and even a comedian or two who have done some impressive TV spots (QI, Comedy Central, BBC, Mad as Hell, Tonightly, Good Az Friday and Comedy Up Late). "Just For Funny is the perfect start to an evening of loose comedy." - ​Pop Culture-y "The variety and quality of guests...mean this is the sort of show that will reward multiple attendances! #Weirdnews #NewsQuiz...

Duration:01:08:18

Bearer of weird news - 10 - JobKeeper a HECS debt for businesses?

5/28/2020
MUSIC: Monkeys Spinning Monkeys Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=usuan1400011 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ https://www.jamendo.com/track/1319840/breaking-news-2-outro NEWS: https://7news.com.au/business/finance/loan-scheme-to-ease-jobkeeper-transition-c-1035921...

Duration:00:33:18

Bearer of weird news - 9 - Corona virus farts: Silent but deadly.

5/12/2020
MUSIC: Monkeys Spinning Monkeys Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com (http://incompetech.com/) ) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=usuan1400011 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ https://www.jamendo.com/track/1319840/breaking-news-2-outro NEWS:...

Duration:00:38:49

Bearer of weird news - 8 - The handshake is dead, long live [defend your choice viciously]

4/26/2020
MUSIC: Monkeys Spinning Monkeys Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com (http://incompetech.com/) ) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=usuan1400011 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ https://www.jamendo.com/track/1319840/breaking-news-2-outro NEWS: https://futurism.com/astronauts-build-moon-base-human-urine...

Duration:00:25:52

Bearer of weird news - 7 - Centrelink sucks... still, remain indoors please.

4/11/2020
MUSIC: Monkeys Spinning Monkeys Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=usuan1400011 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ https://www.jamendo.com/track/1319840/breaking-news-2-outro NEWS:...

Duration:00:23:34

Bearer of weird news - Episode 6 - So much coronavirus stupidity

3/24/2020
We are on the precipice of having an event we can refer to as 'The incident' let future generations watch this video and remain confused about how the spread of coronavirus got so far so fast and what we, the brave people of now, did to stave of the virus. MUSIC: Monkeys Spinning Monkeys Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=usuan1400011...

Duration:00:14:34

Episode 69 - (@Mattharveystuff, Shannon Gillies) Michelle Wolf, Jamie Loftus

3/17/2020
Matt sits down with Wellington based comedian and former Journalist Shannon Gillies as they talk exes, travel, Pride, and do a comparison of local governments. Whose government comes out worse? New Zealand or Australia.

Duration:02:31:33

68 - Weird news quiz - Live Wellington Fringe - (@mattharveytsuff, @Sarsbars89, @Jordanhamel_, Severin Gourley)

2/28/2020
Recorded live as part of the Wellington fringe festival. 68 - Weird news quiz - Live Wellington Fringe - (@mattharveytsuff, @Sarsbars89, @_Jordanhamel, Severin Gourley) Book tickets for my live show at https://www.fringe.co.nz Hosts: Matt Harvey - https://www.fringe.co.nz/show/38716 (https://melbournefringe.com.au/event/i-got-bit-by-a-monkey-once/) https://www.fringe.co.nz/show/20394 (https://melbournefringe.com.au/event/just-for-funny/) Guests: Severin Gourley -...

Duration:00:53:48

Introducing - The bearer of weird news

12/1/2019
The generational wars is going on strong as millennial is turned against millennial. What other strange occurrences have taken place in the news? Watch to find out. MUSIC: Monkeys Spinning Monkeys Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0 License https://incompetech.com/music/royalty-free/index.html?isrc=usuan1400011 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0/ https://www.jamendo.com/track/1319840/breaking-news-2-outro NEWS:...

Duration:00:22:19

67 - (@mattharveystuff, @MichaelRConnell) Brian Regan, Cy Amundson

11/16/2019
Matt catches up with one his oldest friends in the comedy scene Michael Connell. A lot has changed, Matt and Michael talk children, schools, and the future.

Duration:01:29:44

66 (@mattharveystuff, @martylolzshow) - Drew Lynch, Hoodo Hersi

11/6/2019
Matt and Marty have a chat about the lows of life, then we hit the highs as we do the Melbourne fringe festival wrap up.

Duration:01:55:39

65 - Weird news quiz - Live Melbourne Fringe - (@mattharveystuff, @martylolzshow, @joshperring, Avery Hutley)

9/19/2019
Weird news quiz Recorded live as part of the Melbourne fringe festival. 65 - (@mattharveystuff, @martylolzshow, @joshperring, Avery Hutley) Book tickets for my live show at melbournfringe.com.au (http://melbournfringe.com.au/) Hosts: Matt Harvey - https://melbournefringe.com.au/event/i-got-bit-by-a-monkey-once/ https://melbournefringe.com.au/event/just-for-funny/ Marty atta Guests: Josh Perring - https://melbournefringe.com.au/event/josh-perring-totally-mild/...

Duration:00:53:29

64 - Weird news quiz - Live Melbourne Fringe - (@mattharveystuff, @martylolzshow, @IsabellaValette, @themccarthyian)

9/19/2019
Weird news quiz recorded live as part of the Melbourne fringe festival. 64 - (@mattharveystuff, @martylolzshow, @IsabellaValette, @themccarthyian) Book tickets for my live show at melbournfringe.com.au Hosts: Matt Harvey - https://melbournefringe.com.au/event/i-got-bit-by-a-monkey-once/ https://melbournefringe.com.au/event/just-for-funny/ Marty atta Guests: Isabella Vallette - https://melbournefringe.com.au/event/isabella-valette-how-far-ill-go/ Ian McCarthy -...

Duration:00:36:44

63 - (@mattharveystuff, @martyatta) Nato Green, Julia Shipplet, Amanda Seales, Melissa Vilasenior

9/6/2019
Matt watched the magical realism film Yesterday. He has thoughts.

Duration:01:52:51

62 - (@mattharveystuff, @martylolzshow) Ray O'Leary, Ahamed Weinberg

8/2/2019
Matt and Marty are having a catch up to talk new movies. Marty has been filling in his cultural gaps and has a lot of thoughts. MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL SHOWS SEPTEMBER: I got bit by a monkey once... SEP 23rd-29th (No saturday) 6:30pm Just For funny live show SEP 17th + 18th 7:10pm #MattHarvey #MartyAtta #RayOleary #AhamedWeinberg #LSSC #BillyTJams #NZ #NewZealand #Melbourne #Melb #Comedy #Humour #Talk #Podcast #JFF #Justforfunny #Little #Frankensteinsmonster #Netflix

Duration:02:06:29

61 - (@mattharvestuff. @matylolzshow, @bechill) Sarah Callahagn, Abigoliah Schamaun, Taylor Tomlinson, johnny Caravan

6/5/2019
Matt and Marty are reunited with old friend and comedian Bec Hill. Talking old jobs, new lives, and the disarming impact of your stage introduction. #JFF #JustForFunny #MattHarvey #MattHarveyStuff #MartyAtta #BecHill #London #Melbourne #Comedy #StandUp #AdelaideFringe #MICF #FringeWorld #EdinburghFringe #UKComedy #AbigoliahSchamaun #TaylorTomlinson #SarahCallahagn #Beano #JohnnyCaravan

Duration:00:31:23