Monthly Archives: December 2010

Why Aren’t Women Funny?

Tomorrow, the blog turns two months old. You probably haven’t noticed, but I have posted every day of the past two months, and none of those posts have been about women. Is there really such a lack of female comedians? … Continue reading

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The Pirates! in an Adventure with… a blog post (they’re heaps good books, kay?)

Some years ago, I picked up The Pirates! In An Adventure with Scientists (2004) by Gideon Defoe. The title may give you a hint as to the ludicrousness of these books, as may the books that follow in the series … Continue reading

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Canvas Bags: The Game

An eco-conscious internaut created a game last year set to Tim Minchin’s Canvas Bags. To say that it’s a simple game would be an understatement… in fact, the game is about as easy as taking canvas bags to the supermarket! … Continue reading

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Noel Fielding & The Mighty Boosh

You might know Noel Fielding from The Mighty Boosh, or from Never Mind the Buzzcocks or The IT Crowd or The Big Fat Quiz of the Year, or even from his stand-up. Noel is an English comedian known for his surreal … Continue reading

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Average Cats

AverageCats.com is one of the more hilarious websites I’ve found of late. Although it’s no longer being updated, you can peruse the website’s records and reminisce upon the good ol’ days, when cats were simply average.

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Gareth Edwards reflects on puns

In this article from the BBC, comedy producer Gareth Edwards ponders the distinctly British pastime of punning, and its decline in recent years. As Edwards explains, puns saw their heyday in classic sketches by acts like the Two Ronnies. Puns … Continue reading

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Merry Punmas!

Spend your Christmas evening with this pun-filled crossword, courtesy of David O’Doherty and Lisa Hannigan! Sample clue: “Jerry Maguire, reveal your simian to me! (Movie quote – 4, 2, 3, 6)” is “Show me the monkey”.

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