Ten Must See Scottish Acts at Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Ten Must See Scottish Acts at Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Jay Islaam  9.08.2016
With Edinburgh Scotland's most popular tourist destination, the locals are used to being outnumbered by sassenachs. Things get much worse...
Ten Most Controversial Acts at Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Ten Most Controversial Acts at Edinburgh Fringe 2016

Jay Islaam  7.08.2016
Comedy on TV and in the clubs is safe and inoffensive. Comedy at the Edinburgh Fringe is no different, because most of the shows don't...
Best of the Edinburgh Fest for a Weekend Visit

Best of the Edinburgh Fest for a Weekend Visit

Heather Irish  5.08.2016
Today the world's biggest art festival hits Edinburgh's gardens and closes for three weeks! The city's population doubles in size as people...
My Edinburgh Festival Survival Guide

My Edinburgh Festival Survival Guide

Matt Richardson  5.08.2016
I've been to Edinburgh many times. Some of it I know, some of it I don't. It's the most amazing and wonderful place during the festival....
Ten Must See Edinburgh Fringe Shows For 2016

Ten Must See Edinburgh Fringe Shows For 2016

Jay Islaam  4.08.2016
While up in the Scottish capital, I'm hoping to see at least two comedy shows a day. It is, after all, the world's biggest arts festival,...
Having More Fun Made Me More Successful

Having More Fun Made Me More Successful

Suzi Ruffell  2.08.2016
For years I have felt I live in a world where I am in constant competition, sometimes with other people (without their knowledge) and sometimes...
Why I'm Doing a Topless Comedy Show

Why I'm Doing a Topless Comedy Show

Samantha Pressdee  26.07.2016
I feel safe and liberated standing in front of a crowd topless. Its a way of reclaiming my body and sexuality. Free the Nipple is not about...
Why We All Need an Apocalypse

Why We All Need an Apocalypse

Lucie Pohl  25.07.2016
Don't get me wrong, I'm not championing for the world to be set on fire so we can start over. But it does feel like the world is at a crossroads,...
Funny Money: The Story of Fringe Festival Comedian Chris Henry

Funny Money: The Story of Fringe Festival Comedian Chris Henry

Chris Smith  4.07.2016
When it comes to comedians, a lot of people think it's just a case of penning some jokes and telling them to people. Turns out there's...
Blood Sweat and a Lot of Tears

Blood Sweat and a Lot of Tears

Naomi Hefter  4.05.2016
Business, it's a tricky thing. A new business is even trickier. From promotion my solo comedy show in Edinburgh with a flyer and a smile...
Jumping Without a Parachute: How Comedians Write Their Jokes

Jumping Without a Parachute: How Comedians Write Their Jokes

Ben Van der Velde  15.04.2016
Any creative person worth their salt - particularly writers - will tell you that the first part of making new work is to vomit out whatever...
Five Symptoms of Edinburgh Festival Participant Leftover Bodily Function Syndrome

Five Symptoms of Edinburgh Festival Participant Leftover Bodily Function Syndrome

Helen Sorren  4.09.2015
The Festival has ended but you can't quite seem to get it out of your system. Here are five common symptoms to watch out for when suffering...
NBC and Neil Patrick Harris Need My Help? I Don't Think So

NBC and Neil Patrick Harris Need My Help? I Don't Think So

Peter Michael Marino  1.09.2015
I recently finished a grueling but successful run of my solo-show-chat-show-spoof "Late with Lance!" at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe....

If Music Be The Food Of Love...Play On

A.J. Higginson  26.08.2015
We all have our own personal terrors. Often it's the unexpected that hits you when you're least expecting it. For Edwyn Collins, the singer...