With fearless reporting of issues such as ‘Australia Enjoys Another Peaceful Day Under Oppressive Gun Control Regime’ and ‘Female Law Graduate Receives Windex To Clean The Glass Ceiling’, The Betoota Advocate goes where others fear to tread. Hailing from an Outback Queensland ghost town, The Betoota Advocate is read by everyone from those lurking in the corridors of power to Balmain Chardonnay socialists with deep pockets. Join the paper’s Errol Parker and Clancy Overell in conversation with Lewis Hobba (triple j).
Lewis Hobba (Australian)
Lewis is a comedian and writer who first appeared on ABC’s Hungry Beast. Most of the time, Lewis is co-hosting Triple J’s Drive show, Veronica and Lewis. Lewis has written and directed TV for The Comedy Channel, Network Ten and the ABC, and has appeared on shows such as Spicks and Specks, The Feed, Gruen Transfer and The Chaser’s Media Circus. Lewis has performed standup at the Melbourne and Sydney comedy festivals and was the head writer for the political comedy show and publication A Rational Fear, which played around the country from Splendour in the Grass to the Sydney Opera House. Most recently, Lewis wrote, produced and directed Mars 500, which was awarded funding through the prestigious ABC/Screen Australia funding initiative Fresh Blood.