Comedy and Satire

Making Digital Comedy Amongst A Whole Load Of Cat Videos

Noah James | Posted 25.11.2016 | UK Comedy
Noah James

Short, shareable and preferably cute kitty cats... that's what resonates with the social media generation. And who doesn't want that cute, furry escap...

Why Theresa May Is The J-Lo Of Politics

Rachel Loughran | Posted 11.09.2017 | UK Comedy
Rachel Loughran

What do pop stars, chocolate bars and Prime Ministers have in common? No, it's not a dodgy one liner. All three have all been subject to the mighty ...

Is This The World's Silliest Podcast?

John Dredge | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Comedy
John Dredge

This week sees the return of my comedy podcast series The John Dredge Nothing To Do With Anything Show to the British Comedy Guide website. Nobody as...

How to Be Facebook Famous in 11 Simple Steps

Leigh Clark | Posted 17.08.2015 | UK Tech
Leigh Clark

Taking the bins out or feeding the cats is just a mundane duty to most of us, but we all know some people who do these everyday chores and receive wide recognition and rapturous applause. These people are Facebook Famous. They're the winners of the most competitive popularity contest on earth and every aspect of their life is so damn fantastic that it needs to be shared with their legions of adoring friends. But how the hell do these cocky little upstarts do it and how can you achieve similar glorification from your online acquaintances?

Dear Fellow Republicans

Erich McElroy | Posted 12.03.2013 | UK Comedy
Erich McElroy

Since the election in the US there has been much hand wringing in the Republican establishment about what to do after their losses on November 6th. We have discovered a private memo from Karl Rove about their future plans.

Comedy Finally Gets Political, an Interview With Comedian Lee Camp

Joshua Funnell | Posted 28.02.2013 | UK Comedy
Joshua Funnell

Mainstream comedy is a sham. You need only flick on Mock the Week in the UK to see the soggy array of so called 'talent' that adorns our screens each week to find proof. Safe, boring, reverent comedy, that glamorises the most mundane irrelevancies of our lives

Who's Killing Comedy? Comedians...

David Jesudason | Posted 10.09.2012 | UK Comedy
David Jesudason

A logical step for a lot of open-mic comedians who are frustrated with a lack of opportunities is to start up their own night, especially in London.

Life After the Cameras Stopped Rolling

Rob Shaw | Posted 12.06.2012 | UK Comedy
Rob Shaw

This will be focusing on life after the cameras stopped rolling on some of the worlds most popular films. What happened next to in the world of these ...

Death to the Sandwich

Mr Pickwick | Posted 24.05.2012 | UK Comedy
Mr Pickwick

I have come to the conclusion that the humble sandwich needs to be dispatched to the annals of history to join the like of bloodletting, witch burning and powdered wig wearing - a good idea at the time, but let's move on.

The Confused Reviewer: February Previews

James Moran | Posted 24.04.2012 | UK Comedy
James Moran

James Moran's job is to watch films so you don't have to - and he doesn't even watch them, so everyone's happy. This week, he uses his no-compromises, no-facts approach to preview some upcoming releases for 2012.

This is Serious

Nick Abbot | Posted 05.04.2012 | UK Comedy
Nick Abbot

It's serious, say the nation's news people. Question: how serious is it? Answer: It is seriously serious. The serious nature of these serious allegations can not be understated, but there's not much understatement from this country's newsrooms.