Tom Gleeson’s Sydney spoof

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 has worked in publishing and media in one form or another for around 25 years. He's a voracious reader, word spinner and art, writing, design, painting, drawing, travel and photography enthusiast. You'll often find him roaming through galleries or exploring the streets of his beloved Melbourne and surrounding suburbs, sketchpad or notebook in hand, smiling.


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