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#166: Neel Kolhatkar, Luke Kidgell & Lewis Spears on dealing with COVID-19

By Jordan Michaelides

Neel Kolhatkar Luke Kidgell and Lewis Spears are some of Australia’s most popular comedians and entertainers, renowned for their onstage performances and viral comedy bits.

We’ve had these guys on the show before at different times. Upon noticing how much of an impact COVID-19 has had on the entertainment industry, we caught up with them remotely to find out how they’ve been affected and what they’re doing to keep both themselves and their audiences entertained.

In this episode we covered:

  • Unexpected viral videos
  • Adapting comedy to COVID-19
  • Making a living & the economy
  • Corona conspiracies & culture
  • 12 months from now

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00:28 – Welcome to Uncommon
01:26 – Guest introduction
08:03 – Unexpected viral videos
15:13 – Adapting comedy to COVID-19
22:17 – Goals for the foreseeable future
26:49 – Making a living & the economy
41:00 – Making changes to content
52:38 – Corona conspiracies & culture
01:07:28 – Live sport alternatives
01:15:26 – Netflix & YouTube recommendations
01:24:53 – Plans for the post COVID-19 future
01:25:14 – Morning & evening routine
01:31:57 – The best $200 purchase



Host – Jordan Michaelides
Executive Producer – Lauren Lopatko
Assistant Producer – Andre Barber
Audio Engineering – Jason Barkhouse
Videography – Ricards Lacis