Film Review: Argo
Argo takes us back to the 4th November 1979 and the Iran hostage crisis. And just like the political thriller Day of the Jackal before it, Argo manages to pull off the nigh impossible – that tricky paradox of being able to create suspense in a story whose ending we already know. It’s a difficult […]Continue reading
The Blame Game When It Comes To Violence Against Women
When it comes to violent attacks where the victim is a woman and the man is the perpetrator, in most cases the blame game immediately starts up and blame is shifted to the victim one way or another. Men, who are usually lauded for their sense, reasoning and logic, apparently lose all these qualities when […]Continue reading
A Big No No for New Comics!
Giving feedback to a comic can be a delicate operation at the best of times and definitely not to be attempted even if you have been on a “2 week intensive comedy course”! Tonight I had a new comic come up to me after I’d just done a set. He was very new indeed. He’d […]Continue reading