Monday, 5 April 2010


Channel 4's Comedy Gala
In aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital.
Most of the show was very good too, but can anyone tell me just why Lee Evans is so popular? Some of his stuff is funny, other bits fail miserably, and other bits are just old; there are worse comedians, certainly, but why does he get such huge gigs -- and, here, headlines with double the time of anyone else + an award (albeit a rather daft one) -- when there are other much better, and arguably more prominent, funnymen (and women) out there? It baffles me.
[Watch it (again) on 4oD.]


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(from io9)
Always good. (And it's legal, of course.)

Pope's immunity could be challenged in Britain by Paisley Dodds
(from Mail Times at
Interesting article discussing the possibility of this happening. Sounds unlikely, but we can but hope. You can sign a related petition here.