Author Archives: Toby Halligan

About Toby Halligan

Toby is a stand up comedian, improviser and writer. He started writing comedy at school for the Radford College Annual Fashion Revue and his career has never enjoyed quite the same heights since. He moved to Melbourne from Canberra in 2009 to pursue stand up comedy and has never looked back, lest he be turned into a pillar of salt. His day job is writing and occasionally producing for Channel 10's The Project, and he's written for SBS's Legally Brown, Mamamia, the Punch, the Monthly, the Age, mX and the Sydney Morning Herald. He co-writes Diary Leaks with Mathew Kenneally and runs a monthly political comedy room called Political Asylum with Gerard McCulloch and Simon Barber.

RU OK? Day

RU OK? Day strikes me as a thoroughly good idea but also a philosophy to internalize and take much further and, above all, off social media. We spend about the same amount of time on our phones and devices as … Continue reading

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#322 & #323 “My friend group has a case of the Creepy Dude. How do we clear that up?”

Originally posted on Captain Awkward:
Here is Letter #322. It and the other letter are below the jump because it’s fucking creepy in there. Edited to Add: It’s frankly depressing that this post has struck a chord with so many…

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Comedy Festival Dates 2016

UPCOMING DATES FOR CANBERRA AND MELBOURNE: Melbourne International Comedy Festival Imperial Hotel 23rd March – 2nd April 10:15pm & 3:30pm Tickets Available Here Canberra Comedy Festival The Civic Pub 18+19 March 8:15pm Tickets Available Here

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Here’s my latest post on Mamamia

It’s about being late all the time and includes pictures of a dog, bacon, and my second favourite jacket.

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The case against gay marriage

The Coalition met on Tuesday afternoon to vote on whether to grant a free vote on a private members bill supporting same sex marriage. The end result was a vote that went 66 – 33 against a conscience vote. The … Continue reading

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John Hirst hates poor women

Some days it’s hard to know whether to read the newspaper or empty a staple gun into your genitals. Depending on the day and the publication, often the staple gun will leave you in less pain and better informed. But … Continue reading

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Amateur Gay, Pro Comedian

Amateur Gay, Pro Comedian.

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