Tom Gleeson spoofs Sydney as a tourist destination

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Aussie comedian and television presenter Tom Gleeson, in a move he says may have just lost him 4.8 million Logie votes, absolutely slays Sydney in a segment he created for The Weekly’s ‘Go Away’ segment.

Gleeson, known for his acerbic wit and hilarious humour, gives Sydney no quarter, with thigh-slapping one-liners such as saying Sydney is “the city that built a bridge but can’t get over it” and “Bondi is the Fosters of beaches: tourists love it but the locals know it’s a bit shit”.

Even if you’re a Sydneysider it’d be difficult not to laugh at Gleeson’s scathing yet hysterical best. Spare a few minutes and give yourself a chuckle. 

Do you agree with any of Tom’s ‘digs’? Or does he go too far? If you could respond to his aspersions, what would you say?

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Written by Leon Della Bosca

Leon Della Bosca is a voracious reader who loves words. You'll often find him spending time in galleries, writing, designing, painting, drawing, or photographing and documenting street art. He has a publishing and graphic design background and loves movies and music, but then, who doesn’t?



Total Comments: 4
  1. 0

    Again his “potty mouth” ruins any chance of humor ,

  2. 0

    Sydney is a dismal place, and I don’t like the Bridge either!
    Bondi Beach is a farce – I said “this is Bondi beach?, I thought it was bigger than this puddle”
    I reckon he’s only telling the truth that some people don’t want to hear.

  3. 0

    Hilarious and he still won the Gold Logie……great work Tom

  4. 0

    He’s a comedian whilst and good at it, will always offend someone.



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