Comedian Kitty Flanagan’s 488 Rules for Life; Moderated by Liz Warner | Jan 28

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Despite what Jordan Peterson says, there are more than twelve rules for life . . . a lot more. Thankfully, you now have this witty guide to remedy every annoying little thing society throws at you.

488 Rules for Life is not a self-help book, because it’s not you who needs help–it’s other people. Whether they’re walking and texting, asphyxiating you on public transport with their noxious perfume cloud, or leaving one useless square of toilet paper on the roll, people just don’t know the rules.

But now, thanks to Australian comedian Kitty Flanagan’s comprehensive guide to modern behavior, our world will soon be a much better place. A place where people don’t ruin the fruit salad by putting banana in it . . . where your co-workers respect your olfactory system and refrain from reheating their fish curry in the office microwave . . . where middle-aged men don’t have ponytails.

What started as a joke on Kitty Flanagan’s popular segment on ABC TV’s The Weekly, is now a quintessential reference book with the power to change society. (Or, at least, make it a bit less irritating.)


Kitty Flanagan is one of Australia’s best-known comedians. She has played clubs and theaters all over the world and tours Australia relentlessly, taking her award-winning stand-up shows around the country. Kitty is a writer and performer and can be seen regularly on the comedy/quiz show, Have You Been Paying Attention? She is well known for her popular segments on The Project and The Weekly with Charlie Pickering as well as for playing the role of Rhonda, the annoying PR woman, on the award-winning series, Utopia. Kitty is currently writing, directing, and starring in a new comedy series due to hit ABC screens in 2021. Her best-selling book 488 Rules for Life has won multiple awards and sold over 140,000 copies in Australia. Kitty lives in Melbourne with her cat, Sarge. She also has two dogs to avoid the moniker of crazy cat lady. Her favorite food is soup—feel free to hit her up for a recipe any time.


Liz Warner is a NYC-based author and radio personality who spent years in Los Angeles on-air in alternative radio before returning to NYC to anchor morning news for iHeart Radio; she delivers daily newscasts for tons of different radio stations throughout the east and midwest. She’s also an author of two books, one a collection of humorous essays for Villard/Random House and a one about the Arctic for Rizzoli/National Geographic. A monologist as well, Liz debuted her one-woman show The Wandering Eye at HBO’s Aspen Comedy Festival.

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