In which I stand side by side with comedy greats, and they ask what am I doing there.
Comedy is a very subjective thing, what I find funny and what you find funny may complete polar opposites. For example I like well written situation based comedy with genuinely funny actors and actresses, that isn’t afraid to introduce new themes and push the boundaries. And you may hate ‘My Family’.(THAT IS A JOKE…NO ONE LIKES MY FAMILY! – For an American Audience imagine that My Family is replaced with “Two and a Half Men”)
I thought I would tell you a joke, but I can’t seem to think of one, so instead how about I show you some of the great exponents of comedy?
So here are a few of my comedy greats (with evidence).
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In which I cringe at corporate humour.
I have mostly managed to avoid April 1st this year, the Feliciraptor decided to sleep in late on my day off and but the time I woke there was only 150 minutes of foolery left in the UK. By the time it came round to writing an “April’s Fool” post it was way past the midday cut off so I’ll have to park it for the year (and schedule for 2016).
Saying that I’m in two minds as to whether or not I’m going to involve myself with this “time-honoured” tradition as it has gotten a little out of hand. Not in the “people are getting hurt” out of hand, but too many brands are trying their hands at April Fools. Yes, I am claiming that April 1st is becoming too commercialised. The problem is that most of the “jokes” are just plain awful.
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