Take It From Me
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Due to Covid-19 this event has been cancelled.
Unsure if your lockdown lover is really the love of your life? Reeling after another sorry sexcapade? Worry no more, as Australia’s most infamous late-night relationship advice panel returns to solve all your romantic woes.
Join modern-day Dr Feelgood and mistress of ceremonies Jess McGuire alongside two alluring and equally unqualified special guests Krissy Kneen and Debra Oswald as they dish out potentially unwise counsel for dating dramas and erotic enquiries submitted anonymously by our audience.
Presented in partnership with Melbourne Writers Festival
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Krissy Kneen is the award-winning author of fiction, poetry and non-fiction, including An Uncertain Grace, which was shortlisted for the Stella Prize.
She has written and directed broadcast television documentaries and is the current Copyright Agency Ltd Non-fiction Fellow. The Three Burials of Lotty Kneen is her latest book.
Debra Oswald is a two-time winner of the NSW Premier’s Literary Award and the creator of the TV series Offspring. Her stage plays include Gary’s House, Mr Bailey’s Minder and Dags. She has written TV scripts, nine children’s books and three adult novels. Her new novel is The Family Doctor.
Jess McGuire is a writer, DJ, broadcaster, and MC based in Melbourne. She appears regularly on ABC Local Radio and Double J as a reviewer and cultural commentator, and for many years she was the editor of pop culture website Defamer Australia. She is a former presenter of Triple R’s flagship Breakfasters show.
Got a relationship conundrum? A sexual dilemma? Are your questions about love and relationships leaving you stumped? Don’t worry, we got you. Take It From Me will solve all your romantic quandaries.
Our expert panel of strangers will dissect your love life and set you on the path to happily ever after with some context-free and ill-informed advice. Secretly pining for your sexy but sociopathic ex-butcher? Hopelessly embroiled in a dead-end love affair with a dead ringer for Jello Biafra from the Dead Kennedys? Our advisers bring a wealth of experience from mostly irrelevant fields, and nut out solutions to your dilemmas.