Through an act of disconnection, I found connection. Hannah Gadsby is an Australian lesbian comedian who has come to the attention of an international audience with her special, Nanette, on Netflix. Hannah Gadsby says she's not shocked that people criticized her "Nanette" special while praising male comedians for doing the same thing. Hannah Gadsby on life after Nanette. But that is not what happened. Here's why Gadsby's Netflix special 'Douglas' is exactly what we need. Nanette Rewrites the History of Art In her Netflix special, Hannah Gadsby quits the self-deprecating joke. Hannah Gadsby is an Australian comedian who recently became an overnight global sensation . As I watched it, I was reminded of my youth, especially the way Gadsby speaks about dissolving tension through comedy — which, she says, has its … On Tuesday, Australian comic Hannah Gadsby’s Nanette, a critically acclaimed show in which the “new voice in comedy… also attacks comedy,” debuted on Netflix. Early in 2018, Hannah Gadsby arrived in the US to perform her show, Nanette, for one month. This is what has happened in recent weeks … Hannah Gadsby is telling a story about stealing the keys to her father's study at the school she attended as a girl, Smithton High, in remote north-west Tasmania. Why you should listen. Hannah Gadsby 2,503,888 views • 18:33. Hannah Gadsby is coming back, and the world needs her. Sophie Gilbert June 27, 2018 Hannah Gadsby attends the 8th AACTA International Awards on January 4, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. And that is a palindrome. Hannah Gadsby Wasn’t Shocked By … Courtesy of my Netflix special, Nanette, released last year, I have found some rather sudden fame, and I am deeply uncomfortable with so much positive attention.Prior to said special, I had spent a decade or so quietly working my way round the live stand …

Or that was the plan, anyway. The Comedy-Destroying, Soul-Affirming Art of Hannah Gadsby Creating the furious stand-up special “Nanette” was an act of self-preservation for the Australian star. (Charley Gallay/Getty for AFI) Hannah Gadsby has revealed she was planning to … Hannah Gadsby on comedy and tragedy Hannah Gadsby's comedy, and her way of moving through the world, defy easy description: "I love being mistaken for a man, because just for a … It pulled me closer. The world did not push me away. Four months on stage in … After 10 years as a stand-up comedian, Hannah Gadsby is leaving the business. Hannah Gadsby: Nanette 2018 TV-MA 1h 9m Stand-Up Comedy & Talk Shows Australian comic Hannah Gadsby reshapes standard stand-up by pairing punchlines with personal revelations on gender, sexuality and childhood turmoil.