David Thorne (writer), Date of Birth, Place of Birth

    

David Thorne (writer)

Australian writer

Date of Birth: 23-Feb-1972

Place of Birth: Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia

Profession: writer

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Pisces


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About David Thorne (writer)

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  • Thorne (born 23 February 1972) is an Australian humourist, satirist, and Internet personality.
  • His work has been featured on the BBC, the Late Show with David Letterman, The Ellen DeGeneres Show, and Late Night with Conan O'Brien.
  • Thorne gained public recognition in late 2008 for an email exchange in which he attempts to pay an overdue bill with a drawing of a seven-legged spider.
  • The exchange spread virally via email and social networking sites, leading to a surge of visitors to his website 27b/6 (27bslash6).
  • 27b/6 features a collection of humorous emails and articles from Thorne's life.
  • These and additional essays appear in Thorne's book, The Internet is a Playground.
  • Published by Penguin Group and released on 28 April 2011, the book debuted at number four on the New York Times Best Seller list.Thorne says that he has been a long-time fan of satirists such as Ross Amorelli, Mil Millington, Chris Lilley and Shaun Micallef, stating that they have all been a "constant source of amusement over the last few years".
  • Much of Thorne's humour is biographical, often concerning his immediate family and work associates.

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