One of my favourite events on the calendar, Bad Slam! No Biscuit! returns to the Phoenix in Civic tomorrow night.
Here’s a taste of the madness via Facebook.
The Fifth Instalment of the Fourth Quadrilogy of the Eighth Trilogy brings you BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!
BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT! is a poetry slam.
And as the Queen says,
“Have you been playing a long time?”
And we say “yes”
And she says
“It’s all to do with the training: you can do a lot if you’re properly trained.”
And we say “Yes!”
Then she says
“Like all the best families, we have our share of eccentricities, of impetuous and wayward youngsters and of family disagreements.”
Then we get bored as she rabbits on some more and we all fall asleep.
HAS TWO MICROPHONES, AN AUDIENCE, FIVE JUDGES, THE MASTER OF CONFLICT, A SOUND SYSTEM, AN AUDIENCE, 2 MINUTES, AND MORE AUDIENCE, ALL FOR YOU TO GIVE US YOUR WORDS FOR PRIZES, YES ALL FOR YOU! FOR PRIZES!!
So bring your words, your dramatically choreographed hand movements, your hats and waist coats, your minority reports and thigh high boots, as well as your Duke of Edinburgh to BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!
This month because having the Queen is not enough we bring you
According to AVATRON Avatron were discovered on a swamp planet and they are recovering.
WHATEVER YOU DO DO NOT LISTEN TO THE LAST TRACK CALLED “UNLISTENABLE” it is not unlistenable but you will regret listening.
Confused? Us too, if you listen to Paul they were all on drugs, George says they just had a cigarette, but he’s dead and someone will no doubt try and make you listen to all their albums in order as some kind of educational process that they think you need but didn’t ask for, well I went to school so shut-up Grandpa.
JOIN YOUR HOSTS JACINTA, ANDREW GALAN, THE MASTER OF CONFLICT AND GUEST JUDGE SELECTOR SCORER ADDER AND REMEMBERERERER OF IMPORTANT THINGS BELA FARKAS FOR BAD!SLAM!NO!BISCUIT!!
NO MUSIC, NO PROPS, 2 MINUTES, YOUR ORIGINAL MATERIAL!
7:30PM The Phoenix, East Row, Canberra.