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How I learned to stop worrying and love the throngs

I simply don’t have the strength for central London in full holiday swing. Rammed with people moving at alarming speeds in cars and buses, on bikes and foot, I become quickly disoriented and lose all sense of purpose – why did I come here? 1,275 more words

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Photos from Laugh Out London's BIG Stupid Comedy Night for Shelter

A selection of photos from Laugh Out London’s BIG Stupid Comedy Night for Shelter at Heroes – Grotto of Comedy on Monday December 15.

The line-up included Nish Kumar, Stewart Lee, Pappy’s, Sara Pascoe, Daniel Simonsen and Simon Munnery as The League Against Tedium. 29 more words

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meta.

I had a dream last night that I slept for 60 days. That was pretty meta.


(@akaFLAMEGiRL) December 15, 2014

Back when I this blog first started, the plan was that I’d finally mobilise my lifelong, laziness-inhibited desire to keep some kind of a diary by scrawling out some thoughts on my phone in bed at night, post that to my Tumblr and then, in the morning, straighten it up, sort out the autocorrect errors I missed the first time around and then present the tidier version to here, originally designated as “The Proper Blog”.

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Stewart Lee @ Leicester Square Theatre, 10 December 2014

As I wrote in my review of Hope a couple of days ago, I saw a comedian a few days prior to that play, and have been struggling to write about it. 1,373 more words

Review

Studying humour and the reasons and functions of the stand-up comedian

For my dissertation I have been reading ‘A cultural history of Humour – from antiquity to the present day’ by Bremmer and Roodunberg, which is mostly a study of humour in the cultures of the Ancient greeks, the Romans and then the rest of europe  as the timeline nears the present day. 148 more words

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A desperate blog with Matt Roper about Lewis Schaffer and Marianne Faithfull

“I am a desperate man,” I told comedian Matt Roper, who has been living in my spare room for the last few weeks (with my knowledge). 813 more words

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ROOM WITH A STEW (WORK IN PROGRESS) - COMEDY REVIEW BY PAUL LAIGHT

ROOM WITH A STEW (WORK IN PROGRESS)

LEICESTER SQUARE THEATRE GIG – (11/11/14)

BY PAUL LAIGHT

**VERY FEW SPOILERS**

If someone put a gun to my head and asked me who my favourite living stand-up comedian was I would probably have to say… 444 more words

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