140 Characters

Talk Less, Say More

Bruce Daisley | Posted 31.12.2012 | UK Tech
Bruce Daisley

There are fascinating lessons to be drawn from the use of Twitter by comedians. Twitter, somewhat unexpectedly has found itself to be an oasis of comedy. The making of comedians used to be shows like Mock the Week and Have I Got News for You. A blistering performance there and the Hammersmith Apollo would soon be beckoning. Frankie Boyle commented recently that now no comedian need to wait for their day in the sun to blurt funny topical lines on TV panels shows, they can now ad lib in the moment on Twitter.

Twitter: 140 Characters But a Pitch Ain't One - Why I Quit

Marc Paterson | Posted 17.02.2012 | UK Comedy
Marc Paterson

You may notice there's a Twitter feed on my profile page. You'll also notice that it's empty. That's because I took the momentous decision to close my account. I've left the party, I'm Indiana Jones, machete in hand, cutting the ropes and severing the bridge. Why? Am I insane?

140 Characters

Lee Mannion | Posted 07.01.2012 | UK Tech
Lee Mannion

Looking at the resulting collection of 140 portraits, the marvellous variety of people is revealed. Not only our different shapes and sizes but our moods that change so much in a day. Some of the people in front of Chris' camera were obviously a bit anxious about it, others seem confident and happy. It's just like we all are in real life, in other words.