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July 25th, 2012


Aussie comedy icon, wit, sage, raconteur, late Cultural Attaché to the Court of St James and Chairperson of the Australian Chapter of the International Cheese Board, has held the prestigious positions of Minister for Sport – with special responsibility to keep sports rampantly heterosexual and “blokey”, and Minister for the “Yartz” (arts), received a knighthood in 1976 “for services to Australian culture”, with hobbies including ‘pocket billiards’, sauna construction in Thailand, wine tasting and infidelity, has made numerous appearances on TV including classic PARKINSON & THE DAME EDNA TREATMENT, in 1985 released the LP 12 INCHES OF LES and in 1987 starred in the critically acclaimed LES PATTERSON SAVES THE WORLD feature film, was subject of the 2000 Archibald Prize Packing Room award winning portrait by painter Bill Leak, and is famously managed by talented comedian Barry Humphries… SIR LES PATTERSON!

FUN FACTS: Patterson appears in Barry Humphrey’s hit 2012 farewell stage show tour EAT, PRAY, LAUGH sporting a new career as a celebrity chef, working away on stage preparing a delicious meal for political colleagues!


MIssy Higgins Releases Album Artwork For The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle

April 18th, 2012

I’m super excited about Missy Higgins making a come-back with her new album set to launch June 1, called The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle.

Just yesterday, she showed off the gorgeous artwork for the cover of her album. The artwork is by Melbourne artist, Kate Tucker, who earlier this month was selected as a finalist in one of Australia’s most prestigious art prizes, The Archibald Prize, also with a painting of Missy.

“Kate is an extraordinary artist, I’m a huge fan of her work and when we met through a mutual friend we clicked straight away,” Missy says.  ”With the album art she’s managed to capture the essence of this album so completely and wonderfully. To me it portrays not only the darker, creative and more introspective side of me but also the ‘performance’ persona, (or the ‘razzle dazzle’) and how these two worlds merge.”

Check out the video below which is the second installment of making ‘The Ol’ Razzle Dazzle’ video below. Enjoy!

Missy’s first single Unashamed Desire is due for release April 23! Stay tuned.