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Alfie Brown – Melbourne Int Comedy Festival – Sensitive Man
April 12 @ 6:15 pm - 7:15 pm
Does emotion help us make moral judgments? In this brand-new show, Alfie Brown will address this question. It will address this question using jokes. There is a joke about Formula 1 that isn’t actually about Formula 1. There is a joke about shopping in a supermarket that is not really about shopping in a supermarket. There is a joke about parking tickets, and so on. These jokes will weave together to create something greater than the sum of their parts, answering a question about emotion and its complicated relationship to morality. You can disagree, but you must laugh.
Note from Alfie …
I refute that I am saying things to plainly and wilfully disrupt social progress. I am not. I might seem smug, I know, apologies, and I am often misunderstood. So at this particular point in the unfolding history of meaning, intention, signs and signifiers, I am sometimes going to tell you what I f*%king mean.
‘Twisty and thoughtful social satirist… on this evidence, few do it better. ★★★★’ The Guardian
‘Rich with arresting imagery and exquisite phrase-making. ★★★★’ Chortle (UK)
‘Motoring towards a masterpiece. ★★★★’ Evening Standard (UK)