Opinion

Why I decided to try stand-up comedy in Canberra

Andrew Thorpe
By Andrew Thorpe
Updated December 11 2021 - 6:51am, first published December 10 2021 - 5:30pm
The simplicity - and brutality - of stand-up comedy as a medium makes it irresistible to a writer who's never experienced instant feedback. Picture: Shutterstock

I saw a headline on The Guardian the other day that said "Hibernating bears could hold the key to humans being able to survive long-distance space travel".

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Andrew Thorpe

Andrew Thorpe

Opinion editor, producer at The Canberra Times

I edit the opinion pages and write the occasional breaking news story, feature or newsletter, in addition to being part of the production team which gets the paper out the door and manages our digital products.