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Dr Brown – Because

May 8, 2011


An absurd, R-rated, trip through the demented buffoonery of Dr Brown, this is not a show for the prudish or faint-hearted. Sit up the front at your own risk. Advertisements

New Art Club – Big Bag of Boom

May 7, 2011


Dancers and choreographers Tom Roden and Pete Shenton knew the rules of dance before they so effectively and hilariously broke them.

Eric’s Tales of the Sea

April 30, 2011


Although it’s certainly not a laugh-a-minute mirth fest, Eric’s Tales of the Sea is an enjoyable and poignantly amusing hour; but it’s possibly better suited to the Fringe Festival than the Comedy Festival.

Dave Bloustein – A Complete History of Western Philosophy

April 7, 2011


This is the original review copy I wrote for the AJN, which edited it down somewhat when they published it today (cos, you know, there’s this thing called ‘limited space’ when you publish is such an old-fashioned medium): Manic, warm and genial, Dave Bloustein is an utter delight. Presenting this “patchwork quilt” of Western Philosophy […]

From the archive | DFA 1979

February 14, 2010


The infamous review that got a bunch of Beat writers temporarily blacklisted at Ding Dong (as predicted by Andy): DEATH FROM ABOVE 1979 Ding Dong Lounge From: Melanie Sheridan [] Sent: Monday, 28 February 2005 11:09 AM To: Daniel Zugna; Andrew Tijs; Andrew Ramadge; James Aviaz; Claire Stuchbery; David Haberfeld Subject: Death from Above 1979 […]

Future Of The Left: Corner Hotel, January 8th 2010.

January 10, 2010


The subtitle for this ‘review’ is Maybe it’s an old cliché, but sometimes things are better left expected: or, why the fuck are you talking about asparagus piss with Andy Falkous?! No, seriously. He was very polite and chatted on, pretending he didn’t think I had some form of mental deficiency, bless*. Later, during the […]