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Facts Don’t Matter: A Game Show for the Post-Truth World

What separates fact from fiction?  It seems today with the right spin anyone, no matter how crazy, incompetent or Third Reich-ey, can become president. Unnatural Selection’s brand new game show, Facts Don’t Matter, is here to put that assertion to the test.

For one week only the Unnatural Selection team, Jorge, Tom and Adam, along with a rotating panel of hilarious guests will compete to be  Melbourne’s Next Top Tyrant.  A game show for the ‘alternative facts’ world - think Spicks and Specks  meets Question Time… but less civil.

Whether you binge ABC News 24 till you’re physically sick or you just like a snifter of Donald Trump memes before bed, Facts Don’t Matter is sure to leave you laughing… and wanting to permanently move to Socialist Canada.

As they enter their seventh year of being Melbourne’s favourite award-seeking comedy podcast, the boys of Unnatural Selection wanted to do something different.  Normally a show which intelligently and incisively criticises the week’s political garbage, Facts Don’t Matter spawned out of a desire to spin some of their own.

And it’s anyone’s game because if there’s one thing we’ve learnt in the last year it’s: Facts. Don't. Matter. Bookings are highly recommended.


Media contact for interview arrangements, high-res photos, bios and further info:

Adam Direen

Publicity and Media Manager

Unnatural Selection

0405 279 856


Facts Don’t Matter

Dates: May 23rd - 28th

Time: 8:30pm

Cost: $25 - $32

Venue: The Butterfly Club, 5 Carson Place, Melbourne


Bookings are highly recommended.

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How do you forgive the unforgivable? Grappling with the ghosts of their past, a man and a woman find themselves trapped by a mysterious organisation in an unknown location. To set themselves free they must lift the fog of a forgotten history and reconcile with who they really are.

Written by Argentinian-Chilean author Ariel Dorfman (Death and the Maiden), Purgatorio is a thrilling reimagining of an age old story which grabs you and doesn’t let go.

Unnatural Selection has been a local Melbourne podcast for the past six years, known for its humorous yet ruthlessly honest take on the world’s news. In producing Purgatorio, the group aims to continue the podcast’s ideal of having the hard discussion but in a dramatic context.

Director | Tommy Lawton
Man | Paul Knox
Woman | Hannah Vanderheide
Producers | Adam Direen & Jorge Tsipos

April 13th, 7.30pm
April 14th, 7.30pm
April 15th, 7.30pm
April 16th, 7.30pm

April 20th, 7.30pm
April 21st, 7.30pm
April 22nd, 7.30pm
April 23rd, 7.30pm

General Admission: $27


Also check out and help with our crowdfunding campaign here.


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Unnatural Selection Live!
10:00 PM22:00

Unnatural Selection Live!

Unnatural Selection is a hilariously irreverent weekly podcast about newsy type stuff and things. The three hosts Tom Heath, Adam Direen and Jorge Tsipos will amaze, confuse and horrify you on a weekly basis - and now you get to see them do it live!

The Unnatural Selection podcast is satire at its best. Or worst. I suppose it depends on your definition. Listened to by people from all over the world, Unnatural Selection is clearly the podcast of choice for anyone interested in ridiculous news and the finest of bullshit detection.

Friday 29 January 2016 - 10:00pm @ The Butterfly Club, Melbourne.

More info and tickets here!

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Oz Podcasts Live
6:30 PM18:30

Oz Podcasts Live

Unnatural Selection is making its debut with the Not Safe For Radio Network (NSFRadio) with their inaugural 2014 comedy show "Oz Podcasts Live". The show features numerous other hilarious podcasts including:

Incredibly Loud and Extremely Disturbing
The New Podcast
Open Mic Life
The Pod With No Name

And Unnatural Selection of course!

So if you're in the Melbourne Area on Wednesday the 12th of March make sure you come on down at 6.30pm to Loop Bar (23 Meyers Place, Melbourne, 3000). The show is FREE and we're almost certain the bar sells alcohol for a relatively inexpensive price. You have literally nothing to lose. Nothing. At all. It's almost offensive if you don't come. Wow, after getting this and not coming, I'm not sure we can be friends...

Definitely see you there!
The Unnatural Selection Global Marketing Initiative  

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