It is a great privilege to have been on assignment with Weekend Notes for the second time last Saturday to review comedian Chris Martin’s new show Claw Machine. Claw Machine is being performed at Pincadia (a bar serving a burger joint menu and full of pinball and retro arcade machines and I mean full to the brim) as part of the Anywhere Festival where shows happen all around the city in odd venues. Albeit down in the bowels of Pincadia the setting didn’t appear too different from any comedy club basement but the venue itself the heritage listed Moreton Rubber Building is impressively unique.
I was looking forward to the show after seeing Chris Martin as one of the commentators at the Queensland Theatresports Championships which was part of the Brisbane Comedy Festival this year. He did not disappoint, the show ambles along for close to an hour and Martin has a way of relaxing you into his set that you almost forget a punchline is coming. He’s got an interesting style, solid timing and an effortlessly likeable quality about him. A scientist by trade I stand in awe of him and so many other talented artists in my fair city plugging away at their craft and creating so much entertainment and culture for Brisbanites. You can read my review here https://www.weekendnotes.com/chris-martin-claw-machine/
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6 thoughts on “CHRIS MARTIN: CLAW MACHINE REVIEW AVAILABLE ON WEEKEND NOTES”
Good review, Lloyd. I hope you get lots of clicks, and make some money! 🙂
Looks like you and Karen had some fun at least.
Best wishes, Pete.
Thank you Pete, Karen and I did enjoy the show and she’s keen to go back to Pincadia. Your support is very much appreciated. We want to another show same night immediately after at the Queensland Maritime Myseum and i hope to share that with yiu shortly. Best wishes Pete.
BTW, I shared this on Twitter, but I don’t have that many followers. 🙂
You will have more Twitter followers than me so thank you very much. 🙂 Most kind. Best wishes Pete.
Current total is 194 followers. I don’t do enough on Twitter to build more.
My current total…zero. 🙂