Black Hat and Critical Thinking at the Fringe

Black Hat and Critical Thinking at the Fringe

14.08.2012
I was curious to know what it's like to be a critic at the Fringe. If you watch 10 shows a day how do you stay open minded? Is Twitter...
Dolly Mixture's Darkly Comic Assortment Of Characters Hits Edinburgh

Dolly Mixture's Darkly Comic Assortment Of Characters Hits Edinburgh

Paul Vale  13.08.2012
"Being passed around – that’s what I remember from Edinburgh,” says Anna Morris, smiling. Sat in a Camden pub, five minutes after...
Josie Long - Romance and Adventure - Pleasance Courtyard - 4 stars

Josie Long - Romance and Adventure - Pleasance Courtyard - 4 stars

12.08.2012
I'd heard that Josie Long was becoming ever more politicised with every Edinburgh show and this show seems to be zenith of such aspirations....

Prague: Playing 'Our Town'

10.08.2012
It's light again. Only just, but still, morning has irrevocably broken. Upstairs, where the festival's closing party is in full swing,...

Chris Martin - Spot the Difference - Gilded Balloon

10.08.2012
Chris Martin's Spot the Difference is an enjoyable and fun hour to be had at this years' Fringe. He finds humour in the middle class tribulations...
Michael Twist heads to the Edinburgh Fringe

Michael Twist heads to the Edinburgh Fringe

10.08.2012
Mr Michael Twist takes you on a journey into the dark recesses of his macabre yet humorous life. This wheelchair bound 79 year old Octogenarian...
I am La JohnJoseph, Your Voyeuristic Narrator of Edinburgh

I am La JohnJoseph, Your Voyeuristic Narrator of Edinburgh

10.08.2012
Bring your eye back dear, to the keyhole, to your private peep show onto the demented and lascivious happenings at the Edinburgh Fringe...

Captive Audience

8.08.2012
Last night I watched a truly dreadful show at the Edinburgh Fringe. I'm not going to tell you which one it was because I'm performing...
Lie To Me

Lie To Me

8.08.2012
It's well-known that comedians are liars. A story's at its funniest when it's been exaggerated out of all human proportion. Of course,...
KAPUT at the Edinburgh Fringe

KAPUT at the Edinburgh Fringe

8.08.2012
So, last time we spoke I was standing on a dirt road in the middle of outback Australia heading to the airport after my gig (see last blog...

Edinburgh Fringe Festival: The Swimming Pool of Success

8.08.2012
Previews are a funny business, in which you invite members of the public in to witness you make a series of mistakes (which move very quickly...
Time Savers for the Fringe -  Could You Make a Comic

Time Savers for the Fringe - Could You Make a Comic

7.08.2012
A comic I know was penciled for an advert and lost out to another man. That other man was his agent - just 'having a go'. You feel more...
Will Joy Help Me Get Through the Next Bit Of the Edinburgh Fringe?

Will Joy Help Me Get Through the Next Bit Of the Edinburgh Fringe?

7.08.2012
We've nearly just about completed the first week. We've been here a little while and starting to get bedded in. I can tell because although...
What Aspects of Your Life are Too Good to be True?

What Aspects of Your Life are Too Good to be True?

7.08.2012
"My name is Stephen Glass, fired from the world renowned magazine The New Republic for screwing with every journalistic ethic that exists."...