Tag: Stephen Colbert

  • Quantum Late
    Quantum Late

    I didn’t want to like this from June of 2016, but some of the attention to detail is too good to resist. The handheld device and the leap effect in particular – and when it goes off the rails a bit it gets even better.

  • Award Show Banter
    Award Show Banter

    Found moments of great comedy are so lovely. Sometimes, they’re where you expect to find them, sometimes not.

  • Nauseated Waiters
    Nauseated Waiters

    Watch this brilliant sketch from The Dana Carvey Show. Now watch this. Aside from this being a lovely and funny interview, it’s also good writing advice for sketch writers. Take a profession and figure out the one thing that you shouldn’t be in that profession. That’s what I did for this sketch. Two things about…

  • Emma FLOTUS Thompson
    Emma FLOTUS Thompson

    This is worth a watch, from the rug cutting onwards. Stick around to the end for the amazing set reveal too. Something been removed from around the 3’30” mark, in which they talked about a sketch it seems. And I don’t know, but the sketch she does mention is probably from Thompson. Here’s a bit…

  • John Oliver Late And Live
    John Oliver Late And Live

    This is a brilliant interview, and contains an amazing story about Late And Live at the Edinburgh Fringe. Anyone know who the other comedian in the story is?

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  • Proctology: A Bottom Examination
    Proctology: A Bottom Examination

    For a long time now I’ve been wanting to write an old-fashioned programme guide. One you can hold in your hand and thumb through, make notes on, spill coffee on. So I did. Proctology: A Bottom Examination is my deep dive into Bottom, the hit BBC Two sitcom starring Rik Mayall and Adrian Edmondson. That’s…

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  • Re-Casting Keanu
    Re-Casting Keanu

    Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him eight years older than Clive Dunn was when he was first cast in Dad’s Army. But don’t panic, Clive Dunn was always playing much older characters than his own age. Keanu Reeves is 56. That makes him seven years older than Stephanie Cole was when she was first…

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