No one loves Hamish and Andy like I love Hamish and Andy. That’s a fact.
I listen to the podcast of their radio show every day. I’ve watched videos of Sonny Blake describing his watermelon as ‘nice and juicy’ more times than I can count.
I’m acutely aware of Andy’s birthday (and how he’s a bit of a diva about celebrating it), I feel like I personally joined them for all their gap years.
I’m even a fan of Cacklin’ Jack’s recent penchant for memes.
So, yeah, I guess you could say I was pretty excited for their new TV show to start last night. Me and almost 1.3 million other Australians who tuned in to watch the first episode of True Story.
If you know anything about Hamish and Andy, you’ll know that part of what makes them so brilliant is their enthusiasm for other people’s stories.
‘The People’s Show,’ as they call it, is built on
A) Knowing what will make for a good story (i.e. ‘let’s bet on Andy for Cleo Bachelor of the Year and then buy a greyhound with the winnings’),