It's an equation that could spell disaster for a stand up comic - performing comedy to a sober audience, in the light of day, where swearing and any dirty topics are completely off limits.
Jil Hogan is an entertainment and lifestyle reporter at The Canberra Times.
Our pick of what to do in Canberra this weekend.
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Our pick of what to do around Canberra this weekend.
I have three irrational fears - the first is flying (somewhat rational), the second is being touched by fish (don't even get me started) and the third is that if I eat squid tentacles the suction caps will suction onto my oesophagus. So it goes without saying, I'm very visually affected when it comes to eating.
It's one thing to go to South by Southwest festival in Austin for the first time, but to go because your film is premiering there is quite another.
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Our pick of what to do this Canberra Day long weekend.