Pretending Things are a Cock is a photographic exhibition, live performance and book created by Australian comedian Jon Bennett.
Made up of countless photos of pretend-phalluses protruding from his groin area, Bennett’s ‘cocks’ include anything from ordinary household utensils, to monuments around the world, to basically anything he can get his hands (or groin) on.
What started as just a joke between friends has now taken on a life of its own, with thousands of fans worldwide and rave reviews that just keep on coming.
As an exhibition, PTAAC has been displayed at The Urban Cow Studio for the 2010 Adelaide Fringe and at the Grace Darling Hotel for the 2010 Melbourne International Comedy Festival.
The PTAAC live show is the product of Bennett’s three years of global wandering, and combines the artistic, phallic-filled photographic display with hilarious and surprisingly heart-wrenching tales from Bennett’s [...]
From the author and creator of the internationally acclaimed ‘Pretending Things are a Cock’ comes the story of the strange relationship between a comedian and his extremely conservative father, a [...]
How’s jail? How many cigarettes does it cost for a picture of a naked lady? Are you getting really strong? I won’t ask any of the scary questions … yet. I’ll save that for the show. I’ve written a show about you, is that [...]