Category: comedy

Red Dwarf: Return to Earth

Red Dwarf has been resurrected by digital channel Dave for a two-part Easter weekend special, which sees the Crew finally return to Earth. Written by Red Dwarf creator Doug Nylor, Red Dwarf:Return to Earth reunited the four main characters. Red

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My Custom Van by Michael Ian Black

I’m a blogger and I read a lot of blogs. Therefore I have a pretty short attention span. In fact, most bloggers just skipped to the next blog before they finished those two pretty boring sentences. I was a bit

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Ricky Gervais: Out of England

I’m a big fan of most things British-with the notable exception of Little Britain which I have never found all that funny-but then, it was a long time after Monty Python came out that I fully appreciated it’s odd sense

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Spring is Here, Spring is Here

The first day of spring always brings one thing to mind for me, Tom Lehrer’s classic Poisoning Pigeons in the Park. Now it is possible that the kiddies in audience don’t know who Tom Lehrer is, just one of the

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Steve Martin Born Standing Up

Boy, those French, they have a different word for everything.-Steve Martin I listened to the Audio Book version of Steve Martin’s Born Standing Up-read by the author. The pieces of Steve Martin’s life are told in a simple, clear manner,

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I miss the old days when comics were funny

Once upon a time there were jokes. These were little stories with a beginning and a shock ending, with an optional middle.There is a setup:A hamburger walks into a bar.A bit of story:The bartender looks at the hamburger.Then a punchline:“Hey,

Posted in comedy, dirty jokes, not funny, sarah silverman