Angry Boys

Welcome to this week’s ‘I Call Bullshit’. It has been inspired by this morning’s critique of Chris Lilley’s Angry Boys penned by Tory Shepherd.

Yeah, that Tory's a spaz

It was undoubtedly conspired up in her ivory tower where there is a complete ban on any form of immaturity and a DVD collection policy that only allows the first series of a program to be collected as latter series are automatically too mainstream and lacking in intellectual value.

Tory brushes Lilley’s new series aside with strokes of academic elitism. She turns her nose up at the quality of humour within the show labelling it ‘juvenile gutterisms’ and announces her dismay at the quantity of ‘dick and poo’ jokes in the series.

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  • janice says:

    09:39pm | 13/05/11

    What happens when The Slap is shown on the a.b.c? The poor Greek and other middle -classes will have to resort to letter writing in the papers to defend themselves!!! Read more »

  • Matthew says:

    05:30pm | 13/05/11

    Gormsby is easily one of my favourite ever TV shows! Rates up there with The Wire IMO. However I do also like Survivor, whIch a LOT of people think is garbage. You won’t get any namby pamby pinko commie ratings grabbing from old Gormsby! Read more »


As soon as a mainstream, watermelon-wearing, faux lesbian-curious, pop starlet with abysmal spelling declared her vacant-eyed love for Chris Lilley, you knew he was in trouble.

Not only did Katy Perry go all schoolgirl-giggly on Lilley at the Logies, but last night she tweeted her mad enthusiasm for him before the start of his new show, Angry Boys.

As did a colossal number of semi-literate Twits, making Angry Boys the top trender in Australia before the show even began. And it hit the top worldwide once it started. For Twitnoramuses, that means it was the most talked about subject IN THE WORLD (forgive caps) on Twitter.

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  • Jesse James says:

    12:06pm | 30/10/11

    ‘Chris Lilley’s humour revolves around making characters we can all look down on’... I thought that was called comedy. I have not seen a good comedy with characters that you don’t look down on; ‘Ab Fab’, ‘The Simpsons’, ‘Fawlty Towers’, ‘Monty Python’, ‘Billy T’, ‘Seinfeld even as far back as… Read more »

  • Chris says:

    10:04am | 16/05/11

    Tory, the reason you love SHH is because you have watched the entire series, boasting about having watched 4 eps of Angry Boys only shows how much you don’‘t get the style of comedy - the charachters need to travel the journey Liley has in store for them and any… Read more »


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