Posts Tagged ‘Richard Ayoade’

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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You know nothing of the crunch

Sunday, July 28th, 2013

“I’ve seen your CV; there’s nothing on it…  You’ve read all the books, but when it comes to the crunch, where are you?”

“The crunch, how dare you speak to me of the crunch? You know nothing of the crunch, you’ve never even been to the crunch.”

Watch whole episode: Nanageddon.

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Nathan Barley

Saturday, February 16th, 2013

The 2005 UK miniseries “Nathan Barley” features an ensemble cast of top British comedians and actors and satirizes what seems to be a thinly disguised Vice magazine or equivalent (here it’s “SugarApe,” sometimes written SugaRape) and hipsters in general. The show is named for the bombastic Nathan Barley, creator of the website trashbat.co.ck.

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Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy

Sunday, August 26th, 2012

Noel Fielding’s Luxury Comedy is Fielding’s followup project after The Mighty Boosh. Luxury Comedy is a series of fantastical comedy sketches, all of which star Fielding. In this one, longtime collaborator Richard Ayoade and Noel play music producers Tod Michaels (a hammerhead shark) and Tony Reason (a ray).

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