Aussie rapper, comedian, actor, and burger artist, Briggs, has been revealed as one of the writers on Matt Groening’s new Netflix TV show Disenchantment.

When news broke only a few days ago that Matt Groening, of The Simpsons and Futurama fame, was set to air next year, the Internet went crazy. Bearing Groening’s trademark animation style, and with a cast that features Billy West, John DiMaggio, Eric Andre, and Noel Fielding, fans could hardly contain their excitement. After all, this is all coming from the mind of the man who helped to pave the course of pop-culture in the ’90s and ’00s.

Taking to Facebook earlier today, Briggs announced with great excitement that he is one of the writers of the new show, and has in fact written the untitled pilot episode of the show. “You may have read #MattGroening has created a new series for Netflix called #Disenchantment,” Briggs wrote. “Today I can tell you I’m a writer for it.”

“Pictured here was time in the writers room with the NBA of comedy: Matt Groening, Bill Oakley, David X Coen (sic) and Josh Weinstein down the front. Anyone who knows me knows what the Simpsons & Futurama mean in my world. Glad I can finally share it with you all. Anyway, back to work.”

As for what the new show is going to be about, well, we’ve been told it’s a comedic fantasy sitcom, but the show’s creator seems to sum it up best. “Ultimately,” said Groening, “Disenchantment will be about life and death, love and sex, and how to keep laughing in a world full of suffering and idiots, despite what the elders and wizards and other jerks tell you.”

Briggs has already made a name for himself in the world of television and comedy as a writer and actor for Black ComedyCleverman, and is a regular guest on Charlie Pickering’s The Weekly. Now it’s amazing to see that some of the biggest names in television comedy have recognised Briggs’ work and have brought him on board to be part of something that will undoubtedly be a huge success for Netflix.

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