Category Archives: Comedy

Time for a comedy break: Spike Milligan destroys the 1994 British Comedy Awards

Spike Milligan and the Prince of Wales were actually very close friends. After the show, Milligan faxed him, saying “I suppose a knighthood is out of the question?”, to which the Prince suggested he try grovelling a bit. While many people were shocked … Continue reading

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An American Icon Turns 71

July 27 marks the seventy-first anniversary of the release of A Wild Hare, the first Bugs Bunny cartoon. Directed by Tex Avery, written by Rich Hogan and with animation by Virgil Ross, it set the basic style of the characters of … Continue reading

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Time for a comedy break: One Leg Too Few

Peter Cook and Dudley Moore, because it’s Dudley Moore’s birthday, April 19. I find it fascinating that, after the numerous times they’ve done this routine, Dudley Moore still cracks up in a couple of spots.

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Comedy break twofer! Because it’s been a rough day, and hey, it’s my blog!

The incredible Frankie Boyle.

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Time for a comedy break: John Cleese and the rest of the Pythons mangle Chopin (not to mention British history).

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Time for a comedy break: Reginald D. Hunter on the British comedy/panel show, “Would I Lie To You?”

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Time for a comedy break: Mitchell and Webb

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