My dopamine releasing activities




Enigma is a one-man comedy show starring (in his own words) the world's greatest pickup artist.  Performed by Alexander Sparrow, Enigma is an incredibly well developed and believable character, so much so that others at my table spent a reasonable... Continue Reading →


The Good, the Bad, and the Unemployed

Combining Jack Ansett, Dylan Watts and Justin White in one show should have been a discordant adventure - but thanks to some clever MCing by Snap it became relatively harmonious. The show was criminally under-attended maybe it's the rain, maybe... Continue Reading →

Wes Barker: Stunt Magician

Wes Barker takes the stage with confidence and begins by getting us to rate his appearance, he takes the low(ish) ratings well and this sets up what will become a running gag for the rest of the evening.   The... Continue Reading →

Joseph Moore – So…I’m a Dad

Hosted at BATS on a stage littered with baby toys, the scene is set as Joseph Moore walks out on stage with a dirty diaper. We quickly realise that this is a theatre/comedy mash-up rather than a straight stand-up act.He... Continue Reading →

Marcel Lucont’s Whine List

As we walk in to San Fran on Monday night we are handed a small questionnaire to fill out - it contains questions about bad experiences we have had.  Whilst filling these in we are lulled into the appropriate mood... Continue Reading →

Young Guns

Young Guns is a showcase of emerging talent in Wellington.  Every person on the line up made at least the semis in the recent Raw Comedy Quest. Rob Harris is the MC for the evening and even though the crowd... Continue Reading →

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