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Friday funny: Cyborg/sideboard

By

Sam Roggeveen

@SamRoggeveen

3 July 2009 17:10

Take my word for it that I try very hard to find Friday Funnies that are somehow relevant to international policy. But when I fail, I figure there's no harm in just spotlighting a small piece of Australian comic genius.

For foreign readers, I'd describe Shaun Micallef (who plays Captain Billing-Smythe in this sketch) as an Australian version of Steve Martin. Which is to say, a popular comedian with an absurdist touch. Here's some of his best work:

Have a good weekend, and see you Monday, when we feature a riposte from a rather distinguished reader.