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Mike Birbiglia – The New One

June 20, 2018

Mike Birbiglia is so damn likeable. He comes on stage to The Beach Boys, and it fits his tone perfectly. He eases in to the set, riffing about how he was very nearly hit and […]

Doug Stanhope

June 6, 2018

Doug Stanhope comes onstage at the Cardiff Glee to little fanfare. With no support act or MC, the crowd is cold, but he seems to enjoy that. It’s a Monday night and it feels like […]

You have to be joking? Alexander Fox

February 9, 2018

The joke that you loved but no one else did? “Intonation is very important. I can’t stress that enough.” Gutted – but unfortunately there’s not really time during my show to go into the International […]

You have to be joking? Olga Koch

February 8, 2018

The joke that you loved but no one else did?  Do vegans wear turtlenecks?  The joke that worked but you are not so proud that it had? Any of my “easy” material on being Russian […]

Under The Radar – Stuart Goldsmith

February 5, 2018

At Short Com, we like to celebrate cultural highlights that are lurking just under the radar. So we’ve asked the award winning Stuart Goldsmith to share and celebrate a list of his cultural hidden gems. […]

February 2018

January 27, 2018

In the first of our what to look forward to guide, we take a look at some of the prospective film titles being released this February. Film 15:17 to Paris. Diehard US patriot and veteran […]

In Search of Something – A film guide

September 25, 2017

The great beyond, the itch that can’t be scratched, sometimes there’s a burning will just to go on a journey you don’t know where or why but somewhere down that path the hope of finding […]

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