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Wednesday, 22 August 2012

Wednesday, August 22, 2012
If you're wishing you were at the Edinburgh Festival right now, you might want to watch the video above - and think again. See what happened when comedian Andrew Doyle tackled some very chatty, very drunk audience members (warning: rude words along the way!).

Click on the image above to watch the video -
and click on the links below for more comedy gossip, clips and more
It's A Musical, Bill Murray Mash-Up!
Ferret Steals TV Remote Control
See The Ad For The New iPhone 5
Edinburgh Fringe: News, Reviews & Pics
How NOT To Get On A Horse
Taylor Glenn: Rape Jokes in Comedy: It's About the Comic and the Context
Rape and violence against women could, with care, become one of those issues we take over as comics and turn the message around - perhaps in the same way that non-white comedians have had to tackle racism over decades, or gay comics the topic of homophobia.
Alistair Coleman: Military Fitness: Just Say NO
You pay your money, stand in a field, and a man in a vest with a wispy moustache shouts at you for an hour. While this happens, your body is forced into all kinds of unnatural positions known to acolytes of the craft as "the press-up", "the star jump", the "run to the fence and back MOVE!" and - I shudder at the memory - "the burpee".
Catie Wilkins: Will Joy Help Me Get Through The Last Bit Of The Edinburgh Fringe?
Things have definitely improved since the Olympics finished. But not quite as dramatically as everyone hoped. If the Olympics and Edinburgh were like some kind of patronage divorce - forcing punters to choose between one or the other; then now that the dust has settled, just like in a real divorce, everyone is flat broke.
Liam Mullone: Permanent Scars
I only ever go to a gym when I'm at the Fringe. To be honest I think I go for the same reasons I go to the Fringe. I know it's not going to be fun. I know I'll be counting down the minutes until I can leave.
Alice Cooper: A Rock Star's Guide to Coping After Not Getting Your Grades at School
So I've heard that this week is the dreaded week when students find out whether or not they got the A-level grades they were after. Scarier than Halloween? Maybe. Sure I think education is super-important, and hopefully the effort you put into your studies will wow the crowd and get you where you want to go. But now I think it's time to tell you a little story about my total complete lack of academic will power. It's this underlying lack of interest in all of the pencils, books, teachers, dirty looks... all of this led me to write a song called School's Out. Maybe you've heard it...

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