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Top 10 Comics To Watch in 2017

 Variety Magazine’s Top 10 comics to watch in 2017 includes no Irish/UK talent.  Well it is for North America and that really explains why not. But we here in grintageland were wondering does a list exist this side of the world? The Top 10 is published to coincide with the …

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Comedy Tips: How To Be Witty

Do you want a fast sense of humour like Conan O’Brien’s? There are principles behind Conan’s sharp wit which he uses so often. Even understanding these principles can make people find you much funnier. The principles include: Out of context analysis: he strips away the context of something pointing out how …

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Conan O’Brien Stealing Jokes?

Conan O’Brien is facing a lawsuit after being accused of stealing jokes and he says it makes him “physically ill”. “Accusing a comedian of stealing a joke is the worst thing you can accuse them of, in my opinion, short of murder,” he said in a deposition last September and …

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When Conan O’Brien pulled the perfect pint …

Conan O’Brien is one of the most recognizable Irish-American comedians (along with his cousin Dennis Leary) and has visited Ireland several times over the years. Born to an Irish Catholic family in Massachusetts, he was a staff writer on The Simpsons, Saturday Night Live and later emerged as one of the most successful …

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