See more posts by Maurice Ashton A couple of days ago John Clarke died. He dropped dead of natural causes at the age of 68 doing what he loved best; bush-walking with his family and photographing birds. John Clarke is a household name in Australia and New Zealand (Fred Dagg for NZers), well known as a TV personality, satirist and critic of government policy and behaviour. He and his fellow critic Bryan Dawes have run a weekly 2 minute mock interview onTV for almost as long as I can remember, where Dawes would interview Clarke acting as a member of the Government or Opposition, about current issues and policy. The interviews were enormously funny, pertinent, critical, but never vicious, patronizing or sarcastic.
Read more at the source: Lessons from a Dead New Zealander