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JUNKEE TAKE ON - Dangerous Laughs

Giant Dwarf

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM (AEDT)

JUNKEE TAKE ON - Dangerous Laughs

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Presenting the Junkee Take On:

Junkee Take On - Dangerous Laughs

a brand new monthly panel series at Giant Dwarf Theatre, where thinkers, writers and creators answer your questions, and get stuck into topics that matter.


For the inaugural Take On, we present Dangerous Laughs:


Between the recent Charlie Hebdo tragedy, the global response to The Interview, and ongoing discussions about gender, race, and religion in comedy, it’s an interesting time to be a political comedian.


Comedy often relies on walking the fine line between offensive and hilarious, but how far is too far? How soon is too soon? Where’s the line, and who gets to decide?


Join our panel of experts as we take on Australian satire, comedy, free speech, hate speech, and all that lies between.


Stand-up comedian Aamer Rahman;

Comedian, writer and theatre-maker Zoe Coombs Marr;

Triple j host, and regular Mad As Hell Guest, Veronica Milsom;

The Guardian Australia’s opinion editor, Adam Brereton;


During the moderated panel – which will be dappled with a few surprises -- we’ll be throwing to the audience for questions, prepared, or otherwise.


Got a question for our panelists? Send it to takeon@junkee.com

Have questions about JUNKEE TAKE ON - Dangerous Laughs? Contact Giant Dwarf

When & Where

Giant Dwarf
199 Cleveland St
Redfern, NSW 2016

Tuesday, 10 February 2015 from 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM (AEDT)

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Giant Dwarf

The team behind The Chaser newspaper and TV shows has decided that they want to fail in yet another artistic venture they know nothing about. So they're opening a venue in Sydney's Redfern. 
Taking its name from the team's TV production company, Giant Dwarf is a new event space located in the 199 Cleveland St Theatre, which from 1983 to 2007 was the home of the Performance Space. 
As well as TV production for the team's projects like The Checkout and The Hamster Wheel, Giant Dwarf will host a regular series of live nights including; Story ClubErotic Fan Fiction & The Chaser's Empty Vessel
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JUNKEE TAKE ON - Dangerous Laughs
Redfern, NSW Events Seminar Film & Media

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