Posts Tagged ‘comedy’

Was It Something I Said

Monday, October 28th, 2013

This new quiz is not going to help my little problem staying away from English comedy panel shows. Not only is this on top of Never Mind the Buzzcocks, Have I Got News for You and too many others to mention, it’s hosted by David Mitchell and stars the hilarious, nerdy, dreamboatish Richard Ayoade.

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Luxury Comedy

Sunday, March 4th, 2012

I nearly had a stroke when I first saw Luxury Comedy, and not in a good way, despite being a fan of The Mighty Boosh and Noel  Fielding. Maybe the absence of the Boosh’s Julian Barrett was too jarring.

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Jam hot

Wednesday, April 6th, 2011

Also, this and this.

Photos via fuckyeahnoelfielding. Below, Fielding and Julian Barrett of The Mighty Boosh; at bottom, Fielding in a famous pairing with Russell Brand on the BBC’s Big Fat Quiz as the team “The Goth Detectives.”

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Dylan Moran – “and then we go home to our lovely… tiles.”

Friday, October 22nd, 2010

I saw Dylan Moran perform at the Edingburgh festival in the mid 1990s. In an moment of near infatuation or more accurately addiction I had to go back the next night and see him do the same show again. I ran into him at a bar afterward. So droll.

“The only problem with people who went to Oxford is that they never let you forget that they went to Oxford.

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John Cleese on creativity

Tuesday, September 7th, 2010

Sleep on it.

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“I’m afraid your novel is unsuitable for us at the present time.”

Wednesday, April 21st, 2010

From Black Books, Irish comedian Dylan Moran’s British TV series. Moran played Bernard Black, misanthropic second-hand bookshop owner. See also another episode in which Bernard, unable to figure out his tax forms, learns that he will receive an extension for filing his return only in the event of injury, so seeks injury by provoking skinheads.

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