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Episode Summary

Learn how to use comedy for positive and social change Let me give you a little sneak peek into this serious but also insightful conversation I had with Dan Ilic, an ‘Investigative Humourist’ whose comedic prowess extends across various mediums, from TV and film to radio and stage. Dan has left an indelible mark on the Australian comedy landscape, showcasing his versatility and commitment to using humour as a powerful tool for activism. You are in for an engaging exploration of Australia’s political climate, the impact of movements like ‘Vote Yes,’ and the power of collaboration in advocating for change. Dan, known for his sharp wit and insightful commentary, masterfully blends comedy with serious discussions on climate change, media influence, and the intersection of AI with ancient wisdom. From his early days on TV shows like The Ronnie Johns Half Hour and Hungry Beast to sold-out performances at the Sydney Opera House and navigating the complexities of satire and journalism on a global scale, Dan’s story unfolds with humour, insight, and a fearless commitment to confronting societal issues. In this episode you will: 02:18 Dan Ilic’s ‘A Rational Fear’ Podcast 02:54 The evolution and impact of ‘A Rational Fear' Podcast 05:50 Using the podcast to give voice to climate change 09:20 The challenges of information overload in the Digital Age 12:25 The 'Vote Yes' Movement and Its Impact 14:42 The Struggles and Successes of the 'Vote Yes' Campaign 20:10 Reflections on the Outcome of the 'Vote Yes' Referendum 21:04 The Importance of Collaboration in Advocacy 23:50 The Future of Advocacy and Storytelling 27:30 Reflecting on origins and current people residing in Australia Links: All this and more, on this week’s episode of We Are Podcast. If this is the first episode you’ve listened to all the way to the end or if you are a regular, thank you … I love that you are here. Check out our back catalogue on, subscribe to the show and give me a review and rating, it really helps us get found more. If you are a business owner podcaster and want to join others just like you in a group where we share tactics & ideas on what’s working (or not) for us when it comes to using our podcast in the best possible way. For more on that go to … it is free. Stay tuned on the next episode when I talk to Curtis Schmidt about precision marketing . So, make sure to subscribe to the show to get that episode as soon it gets released. Until then, much love.
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