Dave Thornton seems to have his shit together.
He recently became a dad to daughter number two, has a mortgage on a home in Brunswick and managed to nab a job hosting the quiz show The Beep Test on Fox Footy.
Dave is in that late 30-something haze where he now drinks black coffee, red wine and knows what a quarterly BAS statement is. An age where his Simpsons and Seinfeld refences are being understood by less people and he still thinks he can play recreational sport despite making involuntary moans of pain for the proceeding three days. A time of life where you have none, thanks to work, kids, bullshit house prices and the gut feeling that the worlds on fire and Trump's at the wheel.
Dave Thornton is a phenomenal stand-up comedian. He's whip-smart, can riff off any given topic at the drop of a mic and his timing is bang on, making him a force to be reckoned with on any stage in Australia.
Espresso shot? Check. Beer or wine? Eithers fine. Clean shirt? Ah, it's close enough.
Thorno is good to go. Don't miss this comedy festival favourite back on stage, doing what he was born to do.
Dates: Thursday 28 March – Sunday 21 April (No Mondays)
Time: Tue – Thu & Sat 7PM, Fri 9:45PM, Sun 6PM
Venue: Max Watt's & Supper Room (Fridays only)
Address: 125 Swanston St, Melbourne VIC 3000
Ticket Prices: $25 - $36