Author Archives: Simon Kirrane

Mitch Hedberg – Funniest Quickfire Gags Ever

This chap is amazing, he’s like Stephen Wright on speed or Demitri Martin on uppers or Mitch hedberg on drugs… oh.

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Yacht Rock – Every Episode, 1-12

Want to see how Christopher Cross, Toto, Hall and Oates, Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald and the entire smooth music family got along just to get along? Then look no further than this brilliant parody.

NB – The descriptions come from Wikipedia and contain plot spoilers

Episode 1 – What a Fool Believes

In the pilot episode, Kenny Loggins, under the guidance of Koko Goldstein, reaches out to a struggling Michael McDonald, who’s having trouble writing a smooth hit for his band the Doobie Brothers.

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The 100 Greatest Movie Insults Of All Time

It does what it says on the tin, this is a collection of the foulest, rudest, snappiest, wittiest, stop-you-in-your-tracks put downs you’ve ever seen and heard.

Don’t say I didn’t warn you, the language in this is really foul.

And if you like that, you’ll like The 25 Best Put Downs Ever… and Malcolm Tucker – a collection of the best, most foul-mouthed put downs ever

It’s That Day Again – Five Great Scenes From Groundhog Day

Modest Phil

Grumpy Phil’s Speech

Happy Phil’s Speech

Ned!

Phil: It’s the same thing your whole life: “Clean up your room. Stand up straight. Pick up your feet. Take it like a man. Be nice to your sister. Don’t mix beer and wine, ever.” Oh yeah: “Don’t drive on the railroad track.”
Gus: Well, Phil, that’s one I happen to agree with.

Louis CK Pep Talk

Everybody takes everything for granted. And they need to put things in perspective a little. Louis CK is right and hilarious here on Conan OBrien.

Sample Quote: “Everybody on every plane should be going ‘Oh my God! WOW!’ You’re sitting on a chair! In The SKY!'”

Chic Murray – The Long Nose Story

I have to admit I don’t know a great deal about Chic Murray other than in terms of stand up and shaggy dog stories, he has no match. His delivery is brilliant. the long nose story is one of his standards.

Bear in mind that famous comedians keep cutting in stealing chic’s thunder… I mean gags.

It’s no surprise that in 2005 he was voted the comedian’s comedian. The bride was in tears…. so was the cake.

The Three (and a bit) Best Scenes From The Three Amigos

The Three Amigos is one of the funniest, daftest and most-loved comedies from the 8os and here are three (and a bit) reasons why.

1 What is a plethora?

2 Excuse me, are you the singing bush?

3 Whipperwill! HEY YOU GUYS!

Closing speech

In a way, each of us has an El Guapo to face. For some, shyness might be their El Guapo. For others, a lack of education might be their El Guapo. For us, El Guapo is a big, dangerous guy who wants to kill us. But as sure as my name is Lucky Day, the people of Santa Poco can conquer their own personal El Guapo, who also happens to be the actual El Guapo.