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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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Stevie Ryan Found Dead Aged 33

The comedy actress passed away by suicide on July 1st. She rose to fame after she started making YouTube videos in 2006 and they started going viral. When Stevie was 19 she moved to LA from Victorville an began building a huge fan base. Her videos started reaching over a …

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Is John Bishop Moving To Ireland?

John Bishop was on Saturday With Miriam last weekend and chatted about his plans for Ireland. He told Miriam he would move to Ireland as it’s where his wife is happiest. “We are in a funny state as our kids have left home. It’s a really weird stage in your …

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Could There Be A Step Brothers 2 Underway?

Will Ferrell was on Watch What Happens Live With Andy Cohen last week and answered a few questions from the public. These included “Tina or Amy” and what is Mel Gibson like. Talk of sequels came up and Andy asked Ferrell which film of his could he imagine a sequel …

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“Rough Night” Cast Foul-Mouthed Interview

The Rough Night cast don’t hold back with this interview.  Scarlett Johansson, Kate McKinnon, Zoë Kravitz, Ilana Glazer, and Jillian Bell give us the raw truth behind their new movie. “Rough Night” debuts in Irish cinemas August 25th. We are loving this funny cast and their interviews. In the video …

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Who does 999 better: The Office vs The IT crowd

The 999 emergency telephone service went into operation in London – the first such service in the world. It began operating in other major UK cities after WWII and was extended nationally in 1976. Michael Scott is performing first aid techniques when the office suddenly breaks in to ‘Staying Alive’ …

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