Philph E. Burbs
Philph E. Burbs is over 80% water. His acclaimed cardio-vascular system, together with his bones, flesh and personality, can been seen in action at various venues across the UK. You can also read about things he likes, such as writing about himself in the third person, on his blog.

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Entries by Philph E. Burbs

Skateboarding in Palestine

(0) Comments | Posted 28 August 2015 | (21:25)

When you think of the Middle East, you may not associate it with action sports. Certainly not with skateboarding. California - yes, Ramallah - no. So it may surprise you to learn that there is a newly emerging skateboard scene... in Palestine.



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'The Emperor's New Clothes': Brand at His Banker Baiting Best REVIEW

(0) Comments | Posted 28 April 2015 | (16:29)

A year and a half ago, I wrote a blog post called 'Russell Brand: The Neverlutionary'. In this post, I remarked that Brand was all talk and no action. I commented that for all his criticism of mainstream media, he was its poster boy. And I lamented that,...

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Russell Brand in the Middle East... Or Not?

(0) Comments | Posted 7 December 2013 | (12:54)

Standing outside a mental health clinic in Israel, with a Jesus costume in one hand and a camera in the other, I'm struck by a thought: if the burly security guards patrolling the perimeter find me, will they call the cops or have me committed?

"Why are you here?"...

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Russell Brand: The Neverlutionary

(5) Comments | Posted 27 October 2013 | (14:35)

Russell Brand seems to have cracked the secret formula for the perfect celebrity career:

1. Talk about / interview celebrities
2. Talk about / interview your own penis
3. Politics

Make sure you get the order right though. If Paxman started commenting on his 'dinkle' and...

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Top Ten UK Comedy Shows...You've Never Heard Of

(2) Comments | Posted 8 November 2012 | (11:16)

Hi there pride wizards!
Here's a list. Not a television show of a list but a real list written in real words. The topic? The finest alternative comedy shows ever produced for UK television...that you've never watched.

Director's Commentary
Bob Brydon mumbles absurd parodies of mundane...

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Film Review: The Comedy - Tim Heidecker Does Nothing

(1) Comments | Posted 6 November 2012 | (18:26)

Tim Heidecker (Tim and Eric Awesome Show, Great Job!) stars in Rick Alverson's drama called The Comedy.

Where do you start with a film that never does? Even for someone who watches a lot of art house cinema, the ever-present sense of quiet inertia in Rick Alverson's The Comedy...

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Why Television Has Lost to the Internet

(0) Comments | Posted 1 October 2012 | (16:27)

Once upon a time, professionals made television programs and amateurs made home video.

The only time you'd see amateur content on TV was in the form of dreary-looking clips of people falling over on You've Been Framed or some shaky handycam footage of a daring pet rescue filmed by...

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