FAB FOOLS 3: Neil

Well, here we are, and it's not easy to halloo a 'HAPPY NEW YEAR' under these circumstances. When blogging I generally find it hard to avoid unique turns of phrase and offering my own obnoxious undermining of linguistic clichés, but that seems unwise when paying tribute to one of music and comedy's great thinkers, wordplayers…

I Played Bloody GLASTONBURY!

I've been performing comedy since the turn of the millennium, and been a solo comedy cabaret minstrel specialising in absolute filth and Tory abuse for over a decade. But as you may have guessed – and as is probably wise – I have no intention of 'making it' as a performer whatsoever. I don't think…

Magazine Scraps #3 – #GE2015: THE VIDEOGAME.

I'm not sure what it is about early May and these Magazine-themed entries (just over a year since Magazine Scraps #2), but in trying to find an analogy to suit my dismay at recent events in the UK, gaming seemed to provide the most holistically pleasing answer. This reminded me that, as a writer, my roots…

Fry & Laurie & Heavy Metal

Oh, and by the way, yes, there's also this...   For any Hugh Laurie / Heavy and/or Light Metal fans out there. It all goes so almost well by my standards until 'Big Bottom', where sadly I lose whatever thread I had, flee from the key and start impercetibly growling. No sound check, you see.…

The Unrelated Family: Rutles Megamix

It's been a long time, now I'm coming back home – I've been away now, oh how... Hm. But I thought I'd just underline the point that I have next-to-no shame by openly sharing this video on what we might call this 'blog' affair. We in The Unrelated Family do aim to one day follow in…