Adam Benjamin
Adam Benjamin is a London-based stand-up comedian and writer. He began performing comedy in February 2013 when he realised he was rubbish at guitar.

Entries by Adam Benjamin

Social Media's Propaganda War

(0) Comments | Posted 23 July 2014 | (00:25)

Last October, in the wake of Lou Reed's untimely passing, one Guy Woodward tweeted the following:

It succinctly highlighted the banality of token condolences, while also demonstrating how gullible people can be when words are juxtaposed with relevant images. Lou...

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A Beginner's Guide to Puns

(3) Comments | Posted 12 July 2014 | (00:00)

In my capacity as a stand-up, I don't do puns, but I imagine if I did, people would regularly be asking me how I come up with so many great ones. The truth is, punning is simple as long as you remember a few key steps. Here is my easy-to-follow...

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A Quota for Female Comedians Is No Way Forward

(0) Comments | Posted 11 March 2014 | (16:59)

There's a notion going around - I don't know if you've heard - that women aren't funny. Roughly 3.5billion and not one with a decent sense of humour. The idea is patently ludicrous. It could feasibly be argued that the cultural imperative to be amusing weighs more heavily on men,...

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