Tag Archives: Humour

The Perfect Recursive Blog Post 1

Martin Robbins has written the perfect Russian doll of an article about science reporting. A veritable texticle among texticles. Read: “This is a news website article about a scientific paper” And the comments are equally meta.

One For Andrei. 3

I found this early version of the Pink Ball, by Lucas Cranach the Elder (1472 – 1553) Click the image to enlarge it, please. (Andrei’s blog is at the top of the Blogroll to the right) ___________________________________________________________

Godless Castors 2

While scouting around for some wheels to fit a media trolley I’m building, I came upon this unmissable offer: Needless to say, I ordered a pack of four forthwith. __________________________________________________________________________________________________________

Peter Serafinowicz – “The Mactini” 1

I’ve only just got acquainted with Peter Serafinowicz because I hardly ever watch television. No, really I don’t. I watch about 20 – 30 hours a year maximum. This excerpt from his recent Christmas show just happened to be on YouTube. Look for more of his work on this BBC page. Generally speaking, it’s suitable […]

How To Cook Children 3

A gruesome and grisly recipe book by Martin Howard and Colin Stimpson. Yes that’s the same Colin Stimpson as is featured in the blogroll to the right. I never realised he had such a morbid streak. The book contains lots of useful and tasty recipes, including instructions on how to cook Flat Jacks: (Click to […]

Curious Phases of Comic Phrases …. 0

If this is “Jumping The Gun” …. Then what on Earth would you call this, this, or this? See if you can figure out all 21 conundrums on Matt Cruikshank’s relaunched blog, The Crooked Leg. It’s harder than you might think at first sight. Brilliant!

Countryman’s Cooking – W.M.W.Fowler’s Cookery for Men 10

The forthright and wildly eccentric musings on food and its preparation written by an RAF bomber pilot who returned from prison camp after WW2 to his bleak homeland where rationing and a long tradition of terrible cuisine frustrated his yearning for a decent meal. Leslie Phillips reads from WMW Fowler’s definitive cookery manual for men. […]

Overdubbed Classic Film Clips 5

Three clips from classic films get the treatment from the voiceover artists who provide the voices for SpongeBob Squarepants. Much hilarity ensues. Link to QuickTime….

Clearing The cellar – Terrible Lawyer Joke 0

* Lawyer: “Doctor, before you performed the autopsy, did you check for a pulse?” * Witness: “No.” * Lawyer: “Did you check for blood pressure?” * Witness: “No.” * Lawyer: “Did you check for breathing?” * Witness: “No.” * Lawyer: “So, then it is possible that the patient was alive when you began the autopsy?” […]

Mitchell & Webb Discuss Football 1

Another finely crafted sketch from Mitchell & Webb: This time on the subject of identification with football teams. Clip here. The usual brilliance.