On this episode of Between Two Beers we talk to Chris Parker.
Chris is an award-winning comedian, actor and writer who's been on shows like Golden Boy, Funny Girls, Jono and Ben, 7 Days and the hit stage show Hudson and Halls. He’s also got one of NZ’s most entertaining Instagram pages and won the 2021 edition of Celebrity Treasure Island.In this episode we talk about his new book and his recent wedding, writing for Jono and Ben and auditioning for David Bain, using tears as a weapon, the landscape of pornography in New Zealand, the process of creating viral clips and much, much more.
Chris is a world-class storyteller and has an infectious personality. He’s really fun company and there were so many laughs in this one.
A huge thanks to those supporting the show on patreon for the cost of a cup of coffee a month, to get involved head to www.Betweentwobeers.com.
This episode was brought to you from the Export Beer garden studio.
Show notes | Episode 102 | Chris Parker
2:00: The end of book launch week
6:27: Writing the book
8:18: Getting married and deconstructing the wedding process
13:11: Viral content
16:42: The importance of Snort comedy
23:18: Hudson and Halls and campness
33:26: Becoming head writer at Jono and Ben
38:34: The goldfish story and David Bain
45:10: Musings on birds and other topics from Hayley Sproull
49:01: Making good content
57:00: Winning Celebrity Treasure Island
1:09:32: Going back to high school
1:16:01: Using tears as a weapon
1:21:18: Eat, pray, love, shit
1:26:34: The landscape of pornography in New Zealand
1:30:07: Last words from Steven, Seamus and Chris
See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.