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Netflix get on the front foot over controversial comedian Chris Lilley

Netflix get on the front foot over controversial comedian Chris Lilley

Controversial comedian Chris Lilley is back, but he probably won't be doing blackface this time. The Queensland Government announced this week that it was supporting a new project from Lilley to be shown on Netflix. The streaming giant says he won't be doing blackface.

If we find Chris Lilley’s blackface racist (and it is), what do we make of Sacha Baron Cohen?

If we find Chris Lilley’s blackface racist (and it is), what do we make of Sacha Baron Cohen?

The offensive Chris Lilley performance nobody talks about -- and why his comedy is graceless.

Media briefs: ABC’s unkind cuts … Godwin’s law … brownface …

Media briefs: ABC’s unkind cuts … Godwin’s law … brownface …

Peter Lewis has departed Southern Cross Media -- could it be Ten's dismal ratings that drove him out? Plus other media tidbits of the day.

Media briefs: Rand and Rupert … TV Upfronts … Netflix conquest …

Media briefs: Rand and Rupert … TV Upfronts … Netflix conquest …

Kentucky Senator Rand Paul and media mogul Rupert Murdoch yuk it up at the Kentucky Derby. Plus other media tidbits of the day ...

Media briefs: ABC engages producers … in defence of Ja’mie …

Media briefs: ABC engages producers … in defence of Ja’mie …

ABC engages producers today ... In defence of Ja'mie, unpopular opinions ... Front page of the day (Miranda Kerr's big splash) ...

Debate revs up on bikie laws

Debate revs up on bikie laws

Crikey readers debate Queensland's new bikie laws, and no one will miss Bob Carr.

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: nothing but <em>Ja’mie</em>

Glenn Dyer’s TV ratings: nothing but Ja’mie

Chris Lilley's most famous creation dominated the airwaves last night.

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Optus to shed as many as 375 jobs ... big business R&D perks "a great lurk" ... which paper is hiring across the board? ...

Tips and rumours

Tips and rumours

Zed Seselja to tackle Gary Humphries, ACT Liberals ... Peter Costello to return to politics? ... modern family for Chris Lilley on ABC ...

Is <em>Angry Boys</em> getting any better?

Is Angry Boys getting any better?

By attempting to appeal to the largely different cultural markets of Australia, the US and the UK, Chris Lilley's Angry Boys has become large, unwieldy and impersonal, says Matt Smith.