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#21 808tone

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 08:38 PM

Jack Whitelaw got where he is today by bloody hard work and a rich family whose dad is a theatre agent.

He is as funny as a 10th Scrum re-set and that the same for Russell Brand and Michael McIntyre



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Posted 15 December 2013 - 08:59 PM

There seems to be a extra-special kind of ire that people reserve for those that commit the unforgivable sin of not making them laugh. Whenever the subject of comedy or comediands pops up on the internet, be it forums or comments under news stories, the rage people often display is bizarre.

 

I'm not sure understand it.



#23 Andrew Vause

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 09:12 PM

Am I on the wrong person, are we on about Jack Whitehall. He's as funny as a car crash.


As funny as a rectal tear. Town Exile is as funny.

Edited by Andrew Vause, 15 December 2013 - 09:12 PM.


#24 Methven Hornet

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Posted 15 December 2013 - 10:06 PM

As funny as a rectal tear. Town Exile is as funny.

 

Rectal tears can be quite amusing - depending on who it is happening to, of course. ;)


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Posted 16 December 2013 - 07:56 AM

I would rather sit through an entire DVD box set of the "chicken in a basket" style sitcom The Upper Hand than watch Jack Whitelaw.

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 08:26 AM

Who is this Jack Whitelaw of which you all speak? I've never heard of him. Jack Whitehall on the other hand... :rolleyes:


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#27 Bearman

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 10:29 AM

Who is this Jack Whitelaw of which you all speak? I've never heard of him. Jack Whitehall on the other hand... :rolleyes:


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#28 tim2

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 12:56 PM

I personally find it completely nauseating that people who can't get the names of people they detest right.

And I'm going to go on the internet and let you all know!!!

Frankly, it's about as useful as moaning about X Factor. If you don't like it, don't watch it. And just because people like a particular kind of comedy, or music, doesn't make them somehow "wrong".

As my favourite Irish comedian Dora O'Bryan said "I don't understand why people can say that a particular series of sounds in their ear is worse than the same sounds in my ear"
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#29 Just Browny

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:05 PM

I like Stewart Lee. :ph34r:


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#30 Methven Hornet

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:07 PM

I personally find it completely nauseating that people who can't get the names of people they detest right.

And I'm going to go on the internet and let you all know!!!

Frankly, it's about as useful as moaning about X Factor. If you don't like it, don't watch it. And just because people like a particular kind of comedy, or music, doesn't make them somehow "wrong".

As my favourite Irish comedian Dora O'Bryan said "I don't understand why people can say that a particular series of sounds in their ear is worse than the same sounds in my ear"

 

Dora O'Bryan? Obviously as well known as Jack Whitelaw.


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#31 gingerjon

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:10 PM

There seems to be a extra-special kind of ire that people reserve for those that commit the unforgivable sin of not making them laugh. Whenever the subject of comedy or comediands pops up on the internet, be it forums or comments under news stories, the rage people often display is bizarre.

 

I'm not sure understand it.

 

The comments threads any time Miranda is mentioned are always ... erm ... tasty.


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#32 Northern Sol

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:13 PM

The comments threads any time Miranda is mentioned are always ... erm ... tasty.

I would have avoided her but I make frequent train journeys and Miranda is one of the few programmes on the mini tellies that I haven't seen yet. I'm actually converted. It's not particularly sophisticated and won't win many awards but it is very funny.



#33 Padge

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:13 PM

I personally find it completely nauseating that people who can't get the names of people they detest right.

And I'm going to go on the internet and let you all know!!!

Frankly, it's about as useful as moaning about X Factor. If you don't like it, don't watch it. And just because people like a particular kind of comedy, or music, doesn't make them somehow "wrong".

As my favourite Irish comedian Dora O'Bryan said "I don't understand why people can say that a particular series of sounds in their ear is worse than the same sounds in my ear"

 

But he gets his nose in good programs like Have I got News For You, If it was just his own show with nobody elsee you could ignore him.



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#34 Northern Sol

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:16 PM

Never heard of this Jack Whitehall so looked him on youtube. I'm struggling to see where the comedy is.

 

Stewart Lee, at least, would be the first to admit that only a small minority "get him".



#35 tim2

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:17 PM

HIGNFY isn't anywhere near as good as it was, sadly. Only occasionally.

When all that Ian Hislop has left to lampoon is the fact that Borgen is a bit boring I think it's time for a change!
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#36 Futtocks

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:17 PM

Jack Whitelaw

Bill Hicks

Stewart Lee

Michael McIntyre

 

 

I do try and keep up with what's happening at home, but there's four names I've never even heard of.

Bill Hicks is the pick of those four, by a long distance. Shame he died so young. Plenty of his sets are on YouTube. It may be your thing, it may not be, but I found him very funny indeed.


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#37 tim2

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 01:18 PM

Dora O'Bryan? Obviously as well known as Jack Whitelaw.


Irony doesn't work on the internet does it. I forgot that.
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#38 Methven Hornet

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Posted 16 December 2013 - 02:03 PM

Irony doesn't work on the internet does it. I forgot that.

 

It does if done well. ;)


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#39 bedlam breakout

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 07:32 PM

comedy is a dead format almost, jack whatever is name is is a prime example, people used to get along in comedy by being genuinely funny, now it seems going to drama school and having the right connections gives you the right to make people laugh, sorry but none of these rambling smarmy clever trousers types raises me a smile,

 

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father ted                                                                miranda

emo philps                                                              noel fielding

the league of gentlemen                                         john bishop

vic and bob                                                             regular smarmy scripted panel show guests

Steptoe and son                                                     my family

early doors                                                             eddie izzard

the office                                                                ricky gervais  after the office

George and mildred                                               russel brand

psychoville                                                             Michael mc intyre

90s harry enfield stuff                                            friends

harry hill tv series (not burp)                                  mr bean


Edited by bedlam breakout, 17 December 2013 - 07:34 PM.

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#40 JohnM

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Posted 17 December 2013 - 10:14 PM

what's  wrong with your family? Have you fallen out?