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An assortment of written-down-things. Bitesize news updates, long-form newsletters and essays, and an assortment of other things people have said about me, if you MUST know.

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What's Joz Been Up To?

What's Joz Been Up To?

The Fruit Salad Therapy Tapes

Ongoing Therapy Tapes!

Ongoing Therapy Tapes!

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What others have said about Joz

What others have said about Joz

The Fruit Salad Therapy Tapes

A weekly creative newsletter. The Tapes function as an interactive notebook/sketchpad exploring comedy, art, creativity, making stuff, etc.. Sign Up Below, or click for More Info.

Tape 139: Who Needs Truth?

Tape 139: Who Needs Truth?

Joz Norris • Thursday, May 16th, 2024

A few weeks ago I wrote this newsletter about the idea of writing about real people, with little idea that that subject was about to become a headline news story thanks to the brouhaha (never use that word, just wanted to use it, had a great time doing it, would recommend) arising from Richard Gadd’s Baby Reindeer. Just […]

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Tape 138: Notes From MachFest

Tape 138: Notes From MachFest

Joz Norris • Thursday, May 9th, 2024

I just got back from my third visit to Machynlleth Comedy Festival. I love MachFest. It reminds me of what the Fringe used to feel like. People watch each other’s work with curiosity and kindness and there’s none of the pressure or noise or creeping sense of comparison that has slowly made the Fringe into less of an […]

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Tape 137: You Wait. Time Passes.

Tape 137: You Wait. Time Passes.

Joz Norris • Thursday, May 2nd, 2024

I’m back again! Here we are! Here we go! Oh my goodness! Sorry these newsletters are becoming so much more sporadic than they once were – life happens, I suppose. But I went on holiday, if that helps, so I’m slowly getting better at remembering to fill my life with things other than work. I […]

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A weekly creative newsletter. The Tapes function as an interactive notebook/sketchpad exploring comedy, art, creativity, making stuff, etc.. More Info.

What People Say?

Joyously silly.

The Evening Standard.

A comedy legend.

To Do List.

Utterly unique, very weird and a wee bit wonderful.

Fest.
★★★★★

The Morning Star.

A skilful and thoughtful writer who fastidiously avoids boring or obvious choices and excels at being unselfconsciously daft.

TV Bomb.
★★★★

Beyond The Joke.
★★★★

A brilliant show that is not short of ambition…it packs a terrific punch.

The Evening Standard.

A sort of absurdist Simon Amstell…seldom can half an hour have been so densely packed with meta comedy and existential…

The Guardian.
★★★★

Totally brilliant.

Chortle.
★★★★★

Young Perspective.

A beautifully fully-fleshed depiction of the human experience.

Shortcom.

Really does capture the spirit of creative Fringe comedy.

The Guardian.