Aaron Child
Aaron has worked in social media and digital realms for a long time and loved comedy for even longer. Now he is lucky enough to be able to combine those two things. He has previously worked for Foster's Funny bringing back The Fast Show, Vic & Bob & Alan Partridge to your smaller screens. Now working with ComComedy.com helping run their live events whilst trying to see as many shows as he can and doing many freelance projects helping young ideas get seen in the right places online.

Entries by Aaron Child

WilliaM: The Man with Two Mouths

(0) Comments | Posted 12 February 2015 | (14:28)

''I bet you cannot guess what this video is promoting?'' read the Reddit headline and it was correct I couldn't.

This lovely short isn't straight up ''funny'' or at all obvious but it made me chuckle all the way through. It even sometimes touches on moving and fragile themes which you would expect from a silent film.

The main payoff is the ending. We see brands taking to comedy for their ads and content but this one does it in a way that doesn't stink of cash and a 'pay the bills' attitude. The idea that runs beneath it is clever and it really shows. There is no crowbar in sight, nothing is forced or rammed in. Brands take note of the man with two...

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Does My Bum Look Big In This?

(0) Comments | Posted 8 March 2014 | (08:33)

As I write this I have no internet access at home and my data has just ran out. It happens when you move houses. Apparently. But it is quite fitting as I want to discuss a behaviour that pre dates even the internet itself.

This post should be peppered...

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I Once Went Into a Pub Loo...

(0) Comments | Posted 24 February 2014 | (08:12)

I once went into a pub loo and they were playing a live recording of a Billy Connolly gig over head in the speakers. This was totally separate to the music that was played upstairs. I came away thinking I had dreamt it up or had some sort of Scottish...

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Four Days Of The Best Comedy Films

(0) Comments | Posted 15 December 2013 | (20:05)

LOCO is the London Comedy Film Festival and this year coming it is spread over four days. Arriving in London on the most miserable week of the year, 23 - 26 January hopefully the films, panel discussions and workshops will give you something to smile about.

If I'm honest I...

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Abandoman Ireland's HipHop Legacy

(0) Comments | Posted 26 October 2013 | (22:57)

I caught up with Rob from Abandoman after what has been their coming of age year. From big support slots to a well received Edinburgh Fringe show, Moonrock Boombox. They are at the stage of major breakthrough that must get them excited as every new day starts and opportunities arise.

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The Human Resource

(0) Comments | Posted 30 September 2013 | (23:09)

The Human Resource is a fun if not a little mad 3 part online only sitcom. It features two of my fave British comedians from the past two years Ben Target and James Acaster. The setting is in a production company where some of the employees in The Human Resource...

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Act Up at a Comedy Gig - It's Fun

(0) Comments | Posted 19 September 2013 | (00:00)

Over the years I have been to numerous comedy gigs in numerous states of frivolity. I have been to many in a grumpy mood in the search of some light hearted solace to adorn my soon to be split sides. I have also arrived in such a state that I...

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Mr Tony Law Scoops Chortle Awards and Plays London

(0) Comments | Posted 26 March 2013 | (18:50)

The bushy mad man that has become Tony Law is a force in Live comedy not to be missed. And you can now see him play London for only £4. Limited tickets here : http://comcomedy.com/live/

Last night he scooped up two Chortle awards, Best Show and Club Comic Award. And...

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The Arnie Party With ComComedy

(0) Comments | Posted 26 February 2013 | (13:03)

ComComedy continue their relentless pursuit of the largest laughs in town. Wednesday 13th of March sees yet more reasons to crack up in the form of a very strong line up indeed. Spencer Brown, James Acaster, Holly Burn, Luke Benson and more make this night more than value for money.

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Love Bites in South London c/o Book Slam

(0) Comments | Posted 17 February 2013 | (13:56)

Valentines day seems to becoming more and more like Christmas year on year. The mentions of it start even earlier than last year and the heart shaped everythings get put up eagerly in what seems like December. So when you see anything anti Valentines or even just against the whole...

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Doing Taxes to Skrillex

(0) Comments | Posted 9 February 2013 | (18:22)

Funny, clever, subtle, British and random as hell are a few words to describe this great short video. Launched by a savvy accountancy firm the day before the tax return submission deadline.

The premise is simple what do you get if you mix up one of the world's most...

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