Ben Pobjie studied history at the University of Western Sydney before his lust for glamour led him to comedy writing. He is known for his TV columns in The Age and Sydney Morning Herald, and political satire for New Matilda, Crikey and the ABC, among others. He is the author of Error Australis and Aussie Aussie Aussie. He has written for the TV shows Reality Check and The Unbelievable Truth. Ben lives in Melbourne with his wife, three children and a rising sense of panic.