In the case of Star Wars, Yoda’s maxim is that “Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering.”
In the case of Dan Telfer, fear leads to the solid emotional core of his comedy and what has driven the laughs over three albums without heading to a veritable “dark side”. His third album off of AST Records, Oceans of Panic, continues being a hilarious voice that speaks to a sort of collective consciousness of anxiety even when Dan is talking about how he’s anxious of just animals or sports.
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