In early January, Heart of Darkness brewery sponsored the heats of the third annual Vietnam Amateur Comedy Competition. For the wider comedy scene, this year’s tournament marked a watershed. Words by Billy Gray and Nick Ross
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Thousands flocked to My Dinh Stadium to get a piece of the artist called the world’s biggest DJ
But despite the optimism, the team doesn’t make it past the group stage
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