It's Paul Verhoeven!
 

Paul Verhoeven:   Broadcaster. Author. TV presenter. Video game critic.

 
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BIOGRAPHY

Paul is the co-host and creator of weekly gaming podcast 28 Plays Later, which tours Melbourne and Seattle each year with sell-out live shows. He is the host and writer of Steam Punks! on ABC3 and appears regularly on both Studio 3 and Channel Ten’s The Project. Other credits include The Haunting Hour, Utopia and the web series Wizards of Aus. He spent five years as a Triple J presenter, appearing as a regular guest on Breakfast with Tom and Alex, and as host of Weekend Breakfast. Paul was the host of Save Point on ONE HD and narrated the Beyond Entertainment documentary series Stop, Rewind.

Paul has written for a myriad of publications including TheVine.com.au, IGN, Filmink, Yen Magazine and MMGN, and is a prolific social media commentator, winning Pedestrian.tv’s King of the Tweet 2013. He is the co-host and creator of the podcast 28 Plays Later, was a contributor to comedy sketch show Open Slather for Foxtel and co-wrote 2016 Tropfest finalist film Waste of Time. Paul has hosted the Queensland Symphony Orchestra’s Symphony of Legends, has performed sell out shows at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival as part of the Lords of Luxury and with his solo show. He is an active presence on YouTube, where his channel has over 200,000 unique views. He is a regular host for the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra.

Paul's first novel, Loose Units, is being published by Penguin Books Australia.

 

Sydney morning herald - review of solo show "tell me LIES" at 2015 Melbourne International Comedy festival.

"It would be hard not to like Verhoeven, who has a genuinely distinctive perspective and despite his self-confessed fondness for being economical with the truth, comes across as completely without guile."
 

chortle.co.uk - review of "watson: Who's Afraid of the darK" at the 2015 melbourne international comedy festival.

"This finely-executed site-specific show is surely one of the most memorable experiences on offer this festival. After all, not many comedy performers set out trying to haunt your dream."

    THE AUSTRALIAN - REVIEW OF "STEAM PUNKS" on ABC3.

    "Why has the ABC been hiding this mix of Basil Fawlty, Oliver Reed and Johnny Depp from us?"

    BEAT MAGAZINE - REIEW OF TELL ME LIES AT MELBOURNE FRINGE FESTIVAL.

    Verhoeven has a wonderful and friendly energy up on stage and his rapport with the audience is a treat. A natural storyteller, Verhoeven is an energetic and hilarious performer who has created a genuinely funny and enaging show.