#104: Elliot Loney - Finding comedy through tennis

By Jordan Michaelides
February 06, 2019

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Elliot Loney ( @elliot_loney ) is an Actor, Comedian, Creator of The Prestigious 9A’s and the funny man of the World Tour Tennis scene.

Elliot is undoubtedly one of the most talented comedy actors in the group of Australian internet comedians. Whether it’s his incredibly accurate impersonation of stars like Rafael Nadal, discovering the Metro wasteland as Bear Grylls, or creating a unique world with his Prestigious 9A’s cartoon - Elliot will have you cackling with laughter.

This is a great discussion where we cover:

  • In-jokes with Neel Kolhatkar

  • Getting into stripping

  • Tennis career and finding comedy

  • Impersonations

  • Principles learnt from tennis career

  • The Elliot Loney brand & business model

  • Animation & The Prestigious 9A’s

Enjoy the episode!


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SHOW NOTES

01:25 - Introduction

04:18 - In-jokes with Neel Kolhatkar

06:09 - Getting into stripping

11:50 - Earliest memory of being funny

13:57 - Lessons learnt his parents

16:33 - Tennis and injuries

19:25 - Finding comedy

26:00 - Non-comedic inspiration

28:27 - Impersonations

29:45 - Principles learnt from tennis career

33:40 - Friendships with tennis stars

36:00 - Tennis vs other sports

42:50 - Worst comedic performance

56:00 - Defining his profession

57:35 - Animation, Prestigious 9A’s

01:07:13 - Business model & the future

01:10:55 - Process

01:13:21 - Work & exercise routines

01:15:30 - A book he’d gift

01:16:07 - Roger Federer

01:17:57 - Meeting Rafael Nadal


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