Entries by John Fleming from 02/2012

In Comedy, German Stereotypes Are No Laughing Matter - Or Are They?

| Posted 02.01.2012 | UK Comedy

British-based German comedian Paco Erhard, is taking his 5-Step Guide to Being German show to the Adelaide Fringe and Melbourne International Comed...

'The Room' - The Best Bad Movie?... And How to Heckle Cult Movies

| Posted 02.10.2012 | UK Entertainment

There are a lot of films labelled "the best worst movie ever made" - for example, Killer Bitch. It has taken me some time to catch up with The Room,...

The Man with Advice on How to Stage Successful Edinburgh Fringe Shows

| Posted 02.16.2012 | Huffington Post

I have occasionally blogged advice on the perils and pitfalls of staging a show at the Edinburgh Fringe. But it really requires a whole book - which is what Mark Fisher has now done.

Pagliacci at the Edinburgh Fringe - But Will Laughter Get Women into Bed?

| Posted 02.17.2012 | UK Comedy

Last week, I had a drink with Italian-born British-based comedian Giacinto Palmieri - after seeing the first try-out of his show Pagliaccio which he w...

The Green Party Diversifies Into Comedy Newspeak & Doublethink Over Women

| Posted 02.21.2012 | UK Comedy

In her blog yesterday, 2010 Funny Women Awards finalist Lindsay Sharman wrote: A chap from The Green Party contacted me last week to offer me a 10 m...