Category Archives: ricky gervais

Ricky Gervais tribute

Under the cut a tribute to Ricky Gervais who died last night.

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Enter the new Hugh Grant (or Tony Randall)

Ricky Gervais has been cast in a romantic comedy.

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Clip show via youtube

The best of Ricky Gervais meets Garry Shandling (contains strong language and hence not worksafe) and for a commentary which reviews the interview see here. Ron Atkinson on Countdown (the thoughts of Chairman Ron on Neil Warnock) – thanks to … Continue reading

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Bad television is for life, not just for Christmas

When I were a lad Christmas telly were the best viewing of the year.   They showed big films.  They made new episodes of the great comedies and the stars gave up their holiday evenings simply for our entertainment.  Admittedly, sometimes it … Continue reading

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Compare Terence Blacker’s article from today’s Independent with this interview on the Beeb website from News 24. Is it acceptable to be offensive ironically because the intelligent viewer knows where the attitude is coming from?  And is that what Gervais … Continue reading

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