“THE KING OF QUEENS,” MATT BRANSON PROFILE by FRED PAWLE (2007)

This article originally ran in Stab magazine, issue #20, 2007. Portrait photos by Steve Baccon.

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As I approach Matt Branson’s house, in a quiet suburb on the Gold Coast, I can hear the sort of loud banter that goes on between blokes on a Friday night when the beers are open and footy’s on the TV. I’ve never met Branno before and through the glass sliding door to the lounge room I only just recognise him among the four guys on the huge L-shaped lounge. The lean, fresh-faced, tattooe...