Paul McDermott

‘Don't be fooled by the quick wit: Paul is a deeply serious artist,’ says Kildea of McDermott.

Painter, author, singer, songwriter, performer, wolf man, you’ll know him from the Doug Anthony Allstars and Good News Week as well as comedy festivals and radio.

Since Good News Week finished in 2012, and perhaps now slightly more enigmatic and less coiffed, McDermott has been performing his own songs and finding more time to paint, with an exhibition in September 2013 in Canberra called

The Dark Garden (a nouveau-colonial vision of a post-apocalypic future: a bleak black Eden, ravaged by avarice, diseased, destroyed and, yet, thriving).