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​The puppet guy reinvents Chester

Ventriloquist Conrad Koch lets loose the silly side of his act, a playfulness that is itself political.

Finding the Missing link between funny and passé

Conrad Koch shares insight behind the colour change of his puppet, Chester Missing, and a whole new set of conversations he's ready to have.

Court: Steve Hofmeyr’s order seeks to ‘advance’ racist views – dismisses case

Steve Hofmeyr’s attempt to have his interim protection order against Conrad Koch made permanent was dismissed with costs in court on Thursday.

Hofmeyr: Blacks were ‘not offended’ by apartheid tweet, court hears

Steve Hofmeyr's defence argued that not only was the singer defamed by comedian Conrad Koch, but that blacks were not offended by his tweet.

Chester Missing creator to challenge gag order

Conrad Koch said he would oppose the interim protection order laid against him by singer Steve Hofmeyr, saying it's "fundamentally" wrong.

Impressive strides put black comedy in the spotlight

Black comedians have come a long way in the past 10 years, and are using their indigenous languages as the main attraction for their target market.

Chester Missing questions sponsorship of ‘apartheid denialist’

Pick n Pay and Land Rover are in the spotlight for sponsoring an Afrikaans music festival at which Steve Hofmeyr is to perform.

Conrad Koch gets it off his Chester

The????"white boy hiding behind a coloured puppet" drops the mask and takes on his critics.

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