Category: Stand-Up

  • Tig Notaro Met Taylor Dayne
    Tig Notaro Met Taylor Dayne

    I could have sworn I’d posted about this before, but it seems not. So, here’s Tig Notaro telling a story about the time she met Taylor Dayne. Having a story this long and this good was always my dream when I did stand up, and I never got close to it. Tig says that it…

  • Eddie Murphy Returns To SNL
    Eddie Murphy Returns To SNL

    Not sure why I put off watching this for so long. I think it’s because I am so fond of Eddie Murphy, and I thought this might feel awkward. But it’s great, and has a proper Murphy feel to it, before it unfolds into something unexpected.

  • Geoff

    Watch this, watch it now, just watch it. And then send it to all your friends called Geoff.

  • What’s In The Box?
    What’s In The Box?

    Tenuous thematic clips ahead.

  • 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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