From Melbourne to Edinburgh, comedian Sammy J has earned a reputation as one of the most exciting and inventive performers on the international scene. You may have seen him on Spicks and Specks, Good News Week or Talkin’ Bout Your Generation and read his articles in The Age.
I once taught sport to school children. They were dark, humiliating days, and I don’t intend to discuss them.
More seriously, in a volunteer capacity I have been involved with the Big Brothers Big Sisters organisation for around five years, and am an Ambassador for the program. You can hear me discuss it with Rafael Epstein on the ABC’s Conversation Hour here.
Being a nerd, finding your passion, and my inability to kick a football.
Winning Best Newcomer at the Melbourne Comedy Festival was a real thrill, as I’d only just dropped out of Uni to pursue comedy so it was nice to have something to show for it.
The Age, The Scrivener’s Fancy, The Scotsman (UK).
I’m passionate about finding something you love doing in order to make a career out of it. I was lucky to find this out at school so even before Year Twelve I was already making a fool of myself in an attempt to entertain people.
I’ve got some sausage roll left over but you’d better be quick.