Human existence, comedy and tragedy are ancient companions. In the immortal words of an Irish mother: “You three are a right pair if I ever saw one.” The three are intertwined and inextricable, a rich seam that underlies Irish culture. …
Fundraising with Father Ted: S2S Comedy gig
S2S managed to raise more than just money at their RAG week event last night, hosting the beloved Eoin McLove and Father Damo at the Laughter Lounge
RAG week: a week dedicated to raising and giving money to the charities around us. And what better way to raise money than at an outrageous comedy event? The Laughter Lounge by O’Connell Bridge hosted the Father Ted headliners Patrick …
Trinity Halls’ ‘Avenue Q’: A Dazzling Mix of Puppetry, Profanity and Positivity
Watching puppets sing onstage about sex, pornography and casual racism may not sound overly enticing, but go see the hottest new show in Trinity Halls and you’ll never view Sesame Street the same again.
“Without a doubt, ‘Avenue Q’ is a show that you should endeavour not to miss. The quality of the production and the dazzling performances from the actors make this show a truly great achievement for Trinity Halls.”
Last night granted …
David O’Doherty at ComedySoc
An impromptu stand-up gig by the award-winning Irish comedian was enjoyed by a packed-in crowd in the GMB on Thursday.
Comedy Soc held a gig on Thursday 27 in the GMB to a stuffed-in, enthusiastic crowd. Far flung from the Tuesday nights in the Pav with student comedians and the occasional run in with the staff, this week the society …
Can women be funny?
Merchant of Myrth: Stephen Merchant Talks to TN
“I was in this club with these people born in 1990”, says Stephen Merchant on his sell-out Hello Ladies tour, “and I realized that I was the only person in this club who’s ever watched porn on VHS”. “Nowadays”, he …
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Crazy, Stupid, Love.
Directors: Glenn Ficarra, John Requa
Cast: Steve Carell, Ryan Gosling, Julianne Moore
Running Time: 118 minutes
By Nicholas Bland
Hollywood comedies generally recommend themselves as films to avoid watching. North American prudery combined with overblown …