John Safran Biography

    Biography

    John Safran (born 13 August 1972) is an Australian radio personality, satirist, documentary maker and author, known for combining humour with explorations into religion and other issues. His more famous television segments include turning the tables on tabloid current affairs host Ray Martin by arriving unannounced at his house in John Safran: Media Tycoon (an early pilot for a TV series), having a fatwa temporarily placed on Rove McManus to satirize the fatwa process and sneaking nine young men into an exclusive Melbourne nightclub by disguising them as members of American nu metal band Slipknot.[not verified in body]