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Dublin The Musical Is The Best Thing We’ve Ever Seen

Watch this hilarious video of Dublin The Musical. Shot in Dublin, this is a parody of some of the best hits from the last few years. They do their own versions of Ed Sheerans Thinking Out Loud in Tallaght, Crumlin’s Shut Up and Drive and Dalkey’s Downtown.   Created by Spin 103.8 breakfast show presenters Graham …

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Rusangano Family 3 Minute Rap About Tea

The Irish are passionate about their tea but have you ever dedicated a whole rap to it? The Rusangano Family are a three piece act from Limerick City, Ireland. They have just released their latest single Tea in a Pot. Tea drinking and rap are a strange mix but they’ve only gone …

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How To Be Funny With Tina Fey

If anyone know’s how to be funny it’s Tina Fey. The comedy genius behind Mean Girls, 30 Rock and Sisters. Watch her masterclass and discover how to make someone laugh in 5 seconds, and the ultimate do’s and don’ts when it comes to nailing timing, punchlines and props.

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How to Do Visual Comedy

If you love visual comedy, you gotta love Edgar Wright. He is the man responsible for Hot Fuzz, Shaun of The Dead, Ant-man and more recently Baby Driver. Edgar Wright is one of the few filmmakers who is consistently finding humor through framing, camera movement, editing, goofy sound effects and …

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The Bat Out Of Hell

If you’ve ever had a bird fly into your house you’ll know everyone gets a bit excited. Well Tadhg Fleming had a bat fly into his house and he recorded the whole thing. It looks like a scene from Alfred Hitchcock’s The Birds. Speaking to Lovin.ie Tadhg said, “Panic ensued when the …

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TED Talk: What Makes Things Funny

We experience humour every day and it makes us happier and healthier. But what makes things funny? Pete McGraw is a leading researcher at the Humor Research Lab at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The advantage that McGraw has over his predecessors is his ability to conduct state-of-the-art experiments with the …

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Tommy Tiernan Is Becoming A YouTuber?

Tommy Tiernan’s New YouTube & Social Media Channel The time has come for Tommy Tiernan to finally embrace the internet. Having spent years under the arc-lights of the stage Tommy has finally given in to pressure from the 21st century and joined the rest of us in the dark world of the internet and opened …

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Comedian To Judge Irelands Got Talent

Ireland’s Got Talent is coming to… Ireland and the judges have just been announced.  Louis Walsh will be a judge of course and he will be joined by three others. These include  British presenter Denise Van Outen, US singer Michelle Visage and Irish comedian Jason Byrne. Lucy Kennedy will be hosting the show. Auditions …

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