The 9pm Snail is Sleeping with satirist Mark Humphries

Mark Humphries looking slightly uncomfortable at the ABC. (Photo: Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

You know him from ABC TV’s 7.30. You know him from The Feed and The Roast and Pointless Australia and more. Yes, the autumn series continues with satirist Mark Humphries.

On Friday morning we talked about Australia’s coming decade of Scott Morrison as prime minister, magnets, Milo Yiannopoulos, Hyacinth Bucket, our wealth of political cartoonists, the sleeping patterns of snails, the first 20 elements of the periodic table, and even changing the orbit of the Moon.

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Mark Humphries has been on the Edict twice before, first on The 9pm Public House Forum 3 way back in 2016, and then on The 9pm Year of Brain Worms, Drama, and Despair in December 2020.

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