UK Comedy

Why Can't We Talk About Our Periods?

Sofie Hagen | Posted 22.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Sofie Hagen

The problem with female comedians is that they ALL talk about their periods all the time. It is literally their whole sets. Periods, blood, tampons, ladydiapers, period, period. Period. Eurgh. It is disgusting, am I right, guys?

WATCH: Seagull Keeps Cool After Footballer's 'Clearance'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Sport

Fans of Scottish football club Hibernian haven't had much to cheer about in recent times after a miserable season ended in relegation from the Scottis...

Top 10 Reasons Why You Should Be Slaughtered by a Comedian

Stephen Hamilton | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Stephen Hamilton

A blind kid with disabilities does not deserve to be slaughtered by a comedian but an adult with 20/20 vision who owes you twenty bucks and drunkenly compliments your wife's tits deserves and needs to have his dignity stripped down to his ankles then whacked by some very heavy lesson biker mechanic chains.

WATCH: 'Short' Tennis Player Needs A Chair To Hug Winning Opponent

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Sport

Now 5'9" - or 175cm for younger readers - doesn't seem unduly short to us but in this day and age size often does really count for athletes. And fo...

Beagle Steals Baby's Toy, Becomes Consumed With Guilt

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 21.07.2014 | UK Comedy

Guilt is a strong emotion - even if you're a dog it would appear. This is Charlie the Beagle and he's about to do something a little naughty. ...

Alone Amongst Many

Ruby Wax | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Ruby Wax

I had a dinner party last week where I invited a few famous people I knew from when I did my interview shows. Many of them suffer from something I call 'movie star disease.' They live in their own time zone so when invited to dinner at seven they either come in at eleven with no apology or not at all.

This Activity Book Wants You To Colour In Politicians With Hate

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 17.07.2014 | UK

A political blogger has found a way to vent frustrations over the coalition government by simply using crayons and felt tip pens. Activities in "Th...

Five Dating Don'ts

Roberta Verdant | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Roberta Verdant

I'm thirty years old. That's roughly sixteen years' worth of dating and being recipient to cheesy chat-up lines. Those sixteen years have included some really amazing dates that have sometimes led into relationships. They've also included entirely too many dates full of small talk that wore very thin.

Will Melvin Odoom's New Web Series YOMO Make The Big Time?

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Jasmine Dotiwala

Something that continues to frustrate many of us in the industry, are the media's laziness in only plucking out and promoting the same ''diverse'' young talent, over and over again as if only one exists out there. One young man that's making his moves both in front of the airwaves as behind is my old MTV presenter Melvin Odoom...

Watch The Moment This Tube Passenger Lost A Valiant Battle Not To Laugh

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 16.07.2014 | UK

It's a rare occurrence on London's lonely and introverted underground, but a carriage crammed full of commuters have been captured sharing a grin on t...

How The Internet Reacted To The World Cup

The Huffington Post | Posted 15.07.2014 | UK Sport

The World Cup has finished, Germany are world champions and David Luiz is officially £49,999,999 over-priced according to most football fans. The ...

Engaged and Confused: A Man's Guide to Marriage - Part One: Back Pocket Ring Burn

Alex Smith | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Alex Smith

Have you ever felt that perhaps you have too much money? That the money you have set aside for a house, a car or that kidney transplant a doctor has told you that you critically need, could be put to better use? Perhaps it could be better spent making someone else's hand worth more than most people's car, well then perhaps you, like myself, have recently decided to get engaged.

Kids, Teens and Peter Andre

Naomi Hefter | Posted 14.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Naomi Hefter

I did a gig last night and I asked some comedians what they missed most about Woolworths and why THEY thought it had vanished from our high street. They all said the same two words to me - pick n mix and shoplifting.

The Language of a Journalist: Top Five Lines

Stephen Hamilton | Posted 12.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Stephen Hamilton

I fell backwards into journalism. I planned on embarking on another path, well off track, as I had two choices: (1) to study psychology or (2) to study psychiatry. As you can guess I chose neither as I couldn't make my mind up.

A Beginner's Guide to Puns

Adam Benjamin | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Adam Benjamin

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 guide.

Are These 1947 Dating Tips Relevant Or Completely Out Of Touch?

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Nowadays, in the online dating golden age, all you need to do is log on to Tinder, swipe your way through nearby singletons and - Hey, Presto! - you'v...

Feeling Stressed - Pour Barbeque Sauce on a Cocker Spaniel

Mr Pickwick | Posted 11.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Mr Pickwick

We returned home and I confined the dog to the back garden as I raided the fridge for the solution to my woes and pulled on a raincoat to protect me from the Prince of Darkness's pong. Feeling he was being abandoned or expecting what might happen next, he started howling.

British Comedian Kojo Hits America's Wild N Out Show!

Jasmine Dotiwala | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Jasmine Dotiwala

Kojo's now back in the UK on his daily morning breakfast radio sow on CapitalXtra and been talking to me about his journey from his Hackney roots to what will no doubt soon be Hollywood.

Priceless Expressions From Terrified Pamplona Bull-Runners (PICTURES)

The Huffington Post | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK

The Spanish city of Pamplona is in the midst of its annual bull run with many photographers on hand to catch the priceless expressions of the people ...

'The Hole In The Ozone Layer Was Made By Arseholes'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 10.07.2014 | UK Universities & Education

If failing your exam wasn't horrible enough, now you've got the fear of your questionable answers being published to the world. Yep, it's that time...

We Would Publish Your Book - If You Were a Woman.

Bennett Arron | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Bennett Arron

I asked some well known friends of mine if they would read it and give me their thoughts. Ricky Gervais said it it was; "funny from beginning to end" David Baddiel said it was; "Very funny" and Jimmy Carr said; "It's the perfect romantic comedy, I loved it". It has been suggested I use a female pseudonym to sell the book, or have a sex change - but I'm not going through that again.

You Can't Call Your Baby 'Ahmiracle' - It's Not a Real Name

Xavier Toby | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Xavier Toby

Celebrities seem to be mad for this. Recently we've had Apple, North West, Blue Ivy and Brooklyn. That last one apparently came about because that's where Posh and Becks conceived the kid. Even if that's true, well that's information you shouldn't share with anyone ever.

Any Similarities Are Entirely Deliberate - Depicting Real Political Figures on Stage

Robert Khan | Posted 09.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Robert Khan

In our new play KINGMAKER, also set for Edinburgh this year, our lead character is this time called Max Newman (played by Alan Cox), a bumbling, charismatic former Tory Mayor of London who seizes his opportunity to stand for the leadership of the Conservative party and become prime minister. Sound familiar?

If You Give a Man a Loan You Feed Him an Incentive

Milton Jones | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Comedy
Milton Jones

Another month, another comedian goes out to Africa... Thus far I respond to human suffering with my head not heart. I'm a professional and cynical observer of life after all, aren't I? Well I've brought my wife and daughter as human shields - they can shed tears for me. We're escorted by the director of a small charity, and a photographer.

What Happens When Identical Quadruplet Babies Get The Giggles...

The Huffington Post UK | Brogan Driscoll | Posted 08.07.2014 | UK Lifestyle

There's only one thing to do when you have quadruplets, make home videos of them laughing hysterically. That's when you're not rushing around changing...