Filthy Casuals with Tommy Dassalo, Ben Vernel and Adam Knox launched in September of 2015, after months of careful planning went out the window and Tommy, Ben and Knox just decided to start talking about videogames into microphones.
Tommy Dassalo is an experienced stand-up comedian, with 7 solo shows at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival to date. He has appeared on ABC’s ‘Dirty Laundry Live’ and has written for top-rating and award-winning television shows, including ‘Talkin’ Bout Your Generation’, ‘Spicks and Specks’, ‘The Project’, ‘You’re Skitting Me’ and ‘This Week Live.’
Ben Vernel is a seasoned comedian and writer, and is currently a member of one of Australia’s best sketch comedy groups, Chimp Cop. Chimp Cop has received rave reviews across the world, with 5 stars from Funny Tonne, 4 stars from The West Australian and glowing reviews from Chortle.co.uk. Ben wrote for C31 flagship show Live On Bowen for two seasons, co-hosted About Tonight, and has appeared on panel shows and podcasts.
Adam Knox was a national finalist in the RAW Comedy Competition and won the Class Clowns National Comedy Competition. Adam also wrote for Live On Bowen, and has written and performed many solo shows at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. Adam has been a panel member on multiple comedy shows, live and televised. Adam is also a member of sketch group Chimp Cop.