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Bruce Film News

BRUCE has landed

After 228 years and even more drafts, may I present to you the show that will challenge everything you think you know about the First Fleet: BRUCE. BRUCE – The Full Series For more information on this incredible black comedy convict web series, starring Richard Davies, Dave Lawson, Angus Sampson, visit http://BruceTheSeries.com. Or you could […]

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Bruce News

Bruce is coming… very soon…

Hello readers, or spambots or whoever’s looking this way. According to the logs, there still seem to be tens of thousands of you per month, so I apologise to any actual humans who have been checking back here on a regular basis in the hope of seeing some new content. Those of you who are […]

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Bruce Film News The Project

Back from the dead

Well it has been a bloody long time since I’ve posted here. Sorry about that, old chums. So here’s an update about goings-on at The Empire. Since August, I’ve been working at The Project as a writer and web producer, which means running the content on their web site, as well as writing possible jokes […]

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Film Glass House Good News Week News

New beginnings, hackneyed endings

Greetings, browsers of the “Internet”, Well the most exciting news of our career thus far is finally out in the open, so here it is. Bruce is “under development” with the ABC. See here or here for UNDENIABLE PROOF! So we’re heads down with our little creative team to make the final case that this […]

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Film News

Excuses excuses…

Hello, a brief look just suggested to me that I haven’t written ANY news since February. To be honest, just posting up the jokes has become a mammoth task, especially with “7 Days in 7 Seconds” churning through the stories in a matter of seconds. (Much as I’ve enjoyed that segment on the show!) So […]

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Film News

Reel News from Falls TV

Hi all, Well just before GNW starts for the new year (8:30 Mondays, Channel 10), and this blog fills up with oh-so-hilarious jokes at a rate of 1000 per minute, I thought I’d post a few other little things Mat and I did on our holidays. We were asked to write a number of things […]

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Film Good News Week News

Twenty-oh-nine? Already?

G’day folks, I figure what everyone visiting a blog at this time of year is looking for is some nice navel-gazing, a bit of reflection on the year gone by and/or some prognostications on the year ahead. Perhaps a list of the year’s best best-of lists of the year. Or some resolutions of things I […]

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Film News The Sideshow

Xander and Xorctron

G’day again, Firstly, pleased to announce the birth of Alexander Holt shortly after that last post. All is going well so far. The family’s had a surprisingly smooth transition to being a four-piece, though my workload’s about to get a lot less flexible with the return to GNW writing next week, so if there are […]

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Film News

What I’m doing on my holidays

Eagle-eyed observers will have noted that GNW doesn’t appear to be on air at the moment, and blog updates full of our usual quality-control-free wit-spewing have also been thin on the ground. You’d probably be assuming that we’d be spending our unemployed time sucking down bongs, sculling cheap whiskey and lying in pools of our […]

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Good News Week News

Apologies for the break in transmission

I’ve been away for the last few weeks and haven’t kept the blog updated. But being in Paris, Cannes and Spain hasn’t meant the hilarity from Mat and I hasn’t been continuing. Well. Our usual work, anyway. So I will try to catch up over the next couple of days. Cheers Wok

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Good News Week News

GNW Ep 1 and a user guide to the Empire

For those who came in late, this blog is run by a couple of the writers employed by GNW-TV, makers of The Glass House, The Sideshow and returning this year, Good News Week. I’m Warwick, I do most of the typing here, Mat’s over there – we only let him have the crayons. Makes the […]

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Good News Week News

Good News! Week!

EDIT 21/1/07: Well I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again, never believe what a writer tells you… according to Channel 10’s press release published at TV Tonight the show will actually be on Mondays at 8:30pm, not 9pm as I said yesterday. As that great poet Homer once put it, “D’oh!” Well, you […]

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News The Sideshow

Sideshow sidles off to the side…

G’day folks, Not sure if you’ve heard, but the ABC have decided not to recommission “The Sideshow” for 2008. Kind of deja vuey to what happened to “The Glass House” last year. We’re a little sad but we shall soldier on to new and hopefully greater things next year. What those things are at this […]

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Film News The Sideshow

The Butterfly Ball and a bunch of new vids

G’day folks, Been ages since we’ve just sat down and nattered. Sorry about that. The big news around these parts is that after many years of applying, I’ve finally been lucky enough to get government funding (from Film Victoria) for one of my feature film projects – The Butterfly Ball. Now if the name seems […]

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Film Glass House News The Sideshow

The Sideshow and other shows on the side

Well it’s official. Saturday April 21 at 7:30pm on the ABC is the date for the premiere of The Sideshow, a new variety show hosted by Paul McDermott, and written by several people including Media Empire’s very own Warwick Holt and Mat Blackwell. The show will also feature regular stars including Tripod, The Umbilical Brothers […]

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Film Glass House News

One door closes, several revolve

G’day folks, Sorry I’ve been pretty much incommunicado lately. You probably all thought I’d shrunk into my hermit crab shell with the cancellation of The Glass House and have been hoarding ammunition and tinned food in preparation for a brutal massacre in which none will be spared. But that’s only half-true. In fact I’ve had […]

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Glass House News

New look Empire; same old crap

Hi all, You might have noticed the Media Empire layout’s a bit changed now. The blog’s moved over from running on spam-magnet bBlog to WordPress. The navigation is hopefully also a bit more consistent and straightforward to use now. More changes may come as the mood takes me and time allows. The folks over at […]

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News

Baby ahoy!

Hi folks, Sorry for the late posting for last week’s Glass House stories but we’ve been a little busy at Chez Holt with a new addition to the household. Born on the 9/6/06, the precocious little 21st century bubba has already begun blogging himself – take a look at his handiwork over here! Cheers Wok

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News

Roll up, roll up to the Creationist Museum

A one-eyed, noseless kitten called Cy will be the centrepiece of a new museum intended to promote the theory of creationism. Of course! Could such a hideous mutant be anything but the work of a benevolent, loving God? The owner of the Lost World Museum, John Adolfi, claims Cy offers evidence that there are no […]

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Film News

Alms for the ABC…

Hi folks, Please help put a bit of pressure on the Australian Federal government to increase the funding for the cash-strapped ABC. After all, without funding how will they be able to keep producing The Glass House and actual quality programs? I’ll hand over now to the Media, Entertainment and Arts Alliance for the actual […]