The future development of the Irish housing market will play a significant role in determining the pattern of the long-term recovery of the Irish economy. While the housing market may never return to where it was in the boom years, some recovery will eventually take place. The timing of this recovery, including the timing of […]
Archive for the 'Comedy' Category
I’ve written a small article on Irish Left Review which people might be interested in.
The Mingling of Business Models: Ireland, China and Apple
And then I remembered Carlo Cipolla’s brilliant essay on The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity (Allegro ma non troppo pub. Critica 1992) which identified the third (and golden) basic law, which states: A stupid person is a person who causes losses to another person or to a group of persons while himself deriving no gain […]
This video is by that rare creature - a Frenchman that makes me laugh (intentionally that is) - Philippe KATERINE. He also makes my daughters laugh a lot - may be due to the fact they’ve just overtaken me in mental age.
Translation of the lyrics :
Hello, I’m the Queen of England and I’m shitting down […]
I recently installed a satellite dish which means I now have access to non-Irish channels for the first time in almost a year. And last week, in between the re-runs of Minder and The Sweeney, I came across On The Buses, which I haven’t seen since the late 1970s - and even then they were […]
Commercial for the Young Director Award, 2010.
Finally found an embed-enabled version of one of my favourite Saturday Night Live sketches.
This trailer of an Irish film called Fatal Deviation (!) has some classic lines, made more resonate by the accent they are spoken in.
Robert Popper says that its an instant modern classic and I believe him. Remember, he just might be responsible for Crystal Swing’s success.
I have no idea yet what the […]
Even though you know what happens is what is going to happen, it’s still funny.