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How Louis CK Makes Everything Funny

Louis CK is one of the most respected comedians in the world. And part of it is because he seems so effortlessly funny. There’s no big action like Jim Carrey or Robin Williams, no elaborately clever set ups, just simple truths that make audiences crack up But it’s not that …

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200 Years Since The Death of Jane Austen

Jane Austen, British romantic novelist died on the 18th July 1817. One of the most widely read writers in English literature. She helped set the character of the modern novel. Her books include Sense and Sensibility, Pride and Prejudice, Mansfield Park, Emma, Northanger Abbey and Persuasion. Things Jane Austen Characters Do That Would Be Weird If You Did …

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The King of Sarcasm – Chandler Bing

Chandler Bing is sarcastic, brutally honest and hilarious.  Up there amongst the top contenders for the title of The King of Sarcasm is Edmund Blackadder, House from House MD, Jerry Seinfeld, Sheldon Cooper from The Big Bang Theory and Dr Cox from Scrubs. We have to give it to Chandler Bing though. …

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John Lennon and Macca met 60 Years Ago Today

It was July 6th 1957 when John Lennon and Paul McCartney met for the first time. They met at a church hall in Liverpool, England, where 16-year-old Lennon was performing with his skiffle group, the Quarrymen. 15-year-old McCartney joined as a rhythm guitarist shortly afterwards, and the pair went on …

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Shortscreen: Fupin Eejits Gone Viral

Charlo Johnson’s documentary Gone Viral, which tells the story of two psychiatric nurses from Tipperary who have become online stars with their comedy sketches. The documentary  on The Fupin Eejits was produced last year aired on RTE 2 during the week. You can watch it back on RTE Player HERE. …

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