Category: Humour

Big Bang Comedy, and the Shattered Windscreen of the Internet

Confessions of a Critic: What Makes People Write Horrible Reviews?

I read an article about niche comedy, and had a thought. We all know that me thinking thoughts can never come to any good, so you may as well read this post to confirm your (entirely justified) prejudices. For one thing, validation makes you feel good. For another, I make an amazing analogy about car windows you won’t want to miss. Honest.

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The Twelve Days Of Christmas…Writing Clichés

Dear Santa: This is What A Writer Wants for Christmas

I have a guest post over at Anne R. Allen’s mighty blog today, where I rework a very old festive song classic and make it all about writers at Christmas. Without writers there would be no Christmas, and without blogs there would be no place to put this sort of daft joke. I know, I can’t believe my luck either.

10 Exciting New Ways To Get Offended Which Didn’t Exist 10 Years Ago

Oh Nooo! Someone Else Wrote My Book!

Ten years ago, we had woefully little to get truly offended about. There was little pleasure to be had in face-to-face confrontation, given its general ickiness and constant threat of physical violence. But now we have LOADS to get offended about, every day of the week! Whoever says that things aren’t better nowadays obviously just doesn’t have enough friends online.