A decade before YouTube even existed, John Safran shared with Rod & Gabi how he went viral via bootlegged VHS tape in the same year as the infamous ‘Pamela Anderson and Tommy Lee’ tape…and how “going viral” in 1998 was a whole lot harder than in it is today!

At the 30 year mark of a career that culminates in the Aussie author and documentarian bringing the 2023 Multicultural Comedy Gala to The Canberra Theatre on FEB 18 – you could be forgiven for forgetting how John first came to prominence.

Take a listen to hear how Australia’s most controversial TV personality inadvertently gained his reputation.