Article by Stephen Brook and Matthew Knott
Experts about Zoe
Zoe Daniel had a rockstar reception at the Melbourne Forum on Sunday night as part of the Melbourne International Comedy Festival’s staging of the comedy news podcast A Rational Fear, hosted by comedian Dan Ilic and Triple J’s Lewis Hobba.
At least three people in the crowd wore teal T-shirts after the independent candidate for Goldstein widened her campaign to unseat Liberal incumbent Tim Wilson.
Daniel wore her own campaign T-shirt, “Same isn’t Safe – Vote 1 Zoe Daniel”.
The former ABC foreign correspondent, not known for her sense of humour, was billed as a special interview guest at the comedy show. That translated as an on-stage appearance for about eight minutes in campaign mode, talking about her run and why people shouldn’t vote for Wilson…