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Losing My Religion – on why I am giving up stand up

Before reading this post, I should reiterate that I love stand up and reading back over this, it probably looks a bit melodramatic. In the act of writing about it all, everything seems much clearer now. So you could well … Continue reading

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Merely Burble – I Am Just Showing My Working Out, But I Am Not Sure What the Question Is

this is not really a blog post, just some sentences I am using to try and work something out. You may want to leave now. Merely Burble. When I was young and hair my was lustrous, did I imagine that … Continue reading

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Fade To Doubt – on the final few months of touring

I am relieved that the touring is almost done. Just under 6 months to go, then I will be an annoying obstruction in my house. The first few gigs of January were sold out, then came another rejection from the … Continue reading

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Serendipity Led to a Rambling Monkey Cage on Luck and Judgment

For the first time in its recording history, we have finished recording the final episode of The Infinite Monkey Cage before the first of the series has even been broadcast. Let’s hope all the paradigms of science don’t change in … Continue reading

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Noises in Buckets – Why A Free Fringe is Important for Us All

Writing articles about the Edinburgh fringe gets earlier and earlier every year. This one is even more premature as I won’t be doing a show at this year’s festival (well, I might be up for one day and I’ll try … Continue reading

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Still Learning To be An Alien – on the stand up as stranger

Have you got to be alienated as a stand up, or merely be an alien? Not in the David Bowie/Thomas Newton, beautiful, being makes a million, becomes an alcoholic, is investigated by the secret service, and eventually has his illusory … Continue reading

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I Emptied My Mind in Greenwich, but Still Couldn’t Find the Thoughts I Wanted, They Must Be Kept In Someone Else’s Head

I unpacked my head in a Greenwich pub, but still couldn’t find the thoughts I wanted, they must be kept in someone else’s head Nothing makes me believe free will is an illusion more than doing talks at Skeptics in … Continue reading

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