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Written on December 6, 2004, and categorized as Secret and Invisible.
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I’ve got myself a great task: to research comedy for a business. I’ve been working too hard doing my day job the last two years to be completely up-to-date with contemporary comedy and this gives me great excuse to catch up. So I’ve bought DVDs of the most recent best comedy that’s been on British TV, as well as reviewing the stuff I already like, and I am laughing at them at all. I am happy to be living in a comedy golden age.

Currently watching “The Smoking Room” – having watched “Dead Ringers” and “The Kumars at No. 42” on BBC this evening. Earlier today I watched “Marion and Geoff” DVDs (series 1 & 2) by Rob Brydon and Hugo Blick – peerless, pathetic, side splitting and wonderfully observant.

Next it’s “Little Britain” and “Monkey Dust” on DVD. I’ve seen snatches of both – both very good – both highly rated. I’ve actually become quite a patient person I realise, because I would previously have rushed out and made sure to have caught both as soon as they hit. Now I am looking forward to KWITHMUTH, bolstered by chuckles and the tickling of ribs, made thus immune to the annual mawkish spend-fest that people fool themselves is somehow a good thing. He he he…

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This thing has 2 Comments

  1. Laurie
    Posted 8 December, 2004 at 5:37 am | Permalink

    I used to stay home on Saturday nights and watch “Are You Being Served?”, “Mr. Bean”, “Keeping Up Appearances” and “The Vicar of Dibley” on PBS. My friends and family here in Texas thought I was nuts.

  2. Lagowski
    Posted 8 December, 2004 at 7:17 pm | Permalink

    I miss Harry Enfield 🙁

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