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QI Watchdown: H4 (Humans)

Onto another QI, featuring four very dry people, that hopefully will work well off each other. Jo and Jimmy are making their first appearances this season, and Jack Dee is returning after batting down Phill and Ross a few episode ago. 883 more words

QI Watchdown

Standing Up For Comedy


Tolerance. Freedom of speech. Hedonism. Three fundamental pillars to our way of life and civilization. Where these three uniquely meet, work together and blossom best is perhaps surprising: comedy. 1,203 more words


The Prime Minister was right to blame himself for his bad week, but it wasn’t for the way that he handled the increasingly strident demands for him to divulge his tax affairs to the public, and to which he has cravenly acquiesced – though those are all mistakes too. 1,819 more words


Nik Rabinowitz and Jimmy Carr

I saw two comedy shows last week in Cape Town and I’d like to share my humble opinion about them with my Dear Readers.

I’ll start with Nik Rabinowitz as you can still catch his new show at the Baxter theatre. 669 more words

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Anglophile in New York #4: "We're gonna create a fuck chain!"

A typical week in my social life, part three: today is the end of March and I feel like I’ve gone out quite a bit this past week. 642 more words

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Jimmy Carr: Funny Business - Novelty and Comedy in the Internet Era

Comedy is a funny thing (Note: I’m 50% proud of that joke and 50% disgusted with myself for leaving it in). So many particulars go into whether something is funny or not to a particular person. 634 more words


France's Gad Elmaleh takes the anglo route at Just for Laughs – and Jimmy Carr brings his Funny Business

How’s this for a cultural exchange? As Sugar Sammy heads to Paris to pursue his comedy career in French, Gad Elmaleh, the most popular comic in France, comes to Montreal to pursue his comedy career in English. 1,270 more words