Happiness as Anarchy #114: Australian Political Satire

Humour is such an intrinsic part of culture. You know you’re fluent in another language when you get the jokes. Similarly, there’s a resonance in the humour of your primary culture and language. Australian political satire has a very distinctive flavour, and I love it. Every now and then I’m reminded of how funny and biting it can be, as I was tonight when I saw the Parliamentary Piss Taker. May it make you laugh all the way to the urinal.

By Amie Brûlée

Amie Brûlée is a musician, performer, teacher and researcher. She sings, plays piano, double bass and ukulele, unearths old songs and writes new ones. Amie also has a PhD in wine and anthropology and adores teaching wine tasting, gastronomy and song-writing. Amie lives in central Victoria with a house full of instruments, a head full of songs and a cellar full of wine.

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