Posts Tagged ‘Comedy’

The Social

25Nov10

It’s almost one in the morning here and I’ve fallen asleep in public twice today so I’ll make this quick. My sis and I will be talking about happiness on tomorrow’s The Social on Pulse Radio. We’ll be featuring some comedians from the LSE comedy night, Mavericks, and you can listen live here. (It’s also […]


…is Airplane! On joke-count alone it kicks every other movie right in penis, and the jokes themselves are amazing. I’ve laughed at the drinking problem one for – I’m not kidding – years. And everything Lloyd Bridges says is pure gold. It’s a movie that doesn’t get old on re-watching either, ‘cos there are bound […]


A New Hope…

16Nov10

Well that’s a chuffing surprise; I spend months moaning about not having enough time to blog, then I lose my job and spend the next month doing precisely naff all on PlayLondon. So in the spirit of Buck-U-Uppo, I will blog every weekday until December; sort of an experiment to see how I feel about […]


So much brilliant stuff happening at the moment, and I just don’t have time to talk about it properly, so I’m going to hammer a few down in bullet point form, just to give you a bird’s eye view: The Portobello Film Festival is back, with free admission to all it’s events. It’s always a […]


OK I’m thoroughly wiped out after a week of partying in Berlin and a pretty colossal wedding, so no inciteful bons mots today; instead just a couple of videos until I’ve had about 15 hours sleep and caught up on my emails. First up, here’s the American psychiatrist Stuart Brown talking about the importance of […]


Abandoman

28Apr10

Good Lord Almighty! Last night I think I saw one of the best comedy gigs of my entire life! Abandoman were the act. They’re an improv hip-hop comedy group with Rob Broderick as the rapper. Not an obvious rapping sort: a white, smartly dressed Irish bloke, but by heavens he was good; genuinely one of […]


Finally! Here’s the full version of my interview with Rufus Hound. It’s about 16 minutes long; hope you like.