Tag Archive: Comedy

Jun 17

Are You an Effective Compere at Public Functions?

An aspect that businesses frequently ignore is having an effective compere at public functions. Compere, MC, Emcee whichever spelling you choose it’s important to have someone who gain capture everybody’s attention. Aside from providing the entertainment through humour, they can also help with the time management of an event. Whether it’s a fundraiser or you’re …

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May 28

Public Speaking Blogger Appears in First Feature Film

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Sisterhood Gets a DVD release! If you are a regular reader you would have read about an appearance that I made in a low budget movie called Sisterhood. I blogged about this Brit-Kiwi comedy here, it’s been slowly building up momentum and has appeared at a few film festivals, been nominated for a few awards …

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May 07

John Cleese Bemoans British Comedy

John Cleese recently reunited with the cast of Fawlty Towers in order to promote two documentaries about the sitcom which is now 30 years old. But he said that people wanting to learn to be a comedian or comedy writer didn’t put in as much hard work as they did back in the 1970s. He …

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May 03

Musical Impressionist Danny Gans Passes Away

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I was surprised to hear of the passing of musical impressionist Danny Gans who was 52. While you may not have heard of Danny Gans his story is certainly fascinating. A former minor league Baseball player Gans tried his hand at stand-up comedy performing in comedy clubs at the beginning of his career, but he …

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Apr 19

Susan Boyle – a Lesson in Humour

Susan Boyle Singing

(Photo source Examiner.com) By now I’m sure you’ve heard about the singing sensation Susan Boyle? She’s the overnight singing sensation who recently appeared on Britain’s Got Talent. She’s a 47 year old unemployed lass from Scotland, who just gave an amazing rendition of an Elaine Page song. Why am I talking about Susan Boyle on …

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