Archive for the ‘Comedy’ Category

Happy New Year

Saturday, January 1st, 2011 at 09:20

(Orson Welles) I think it’s reasonable to ask if Orson Welles truly was Socrates. Or at least they’re twins. So the point of this post? Socrates said the unexamined life was not worth living. How did he know?* I love it. (Socrates) (*Thanks to Simon Munnery, Chuckle Club, NYE 2010)






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John Flood Standup

Friday, April 17th, 2009 at 18:55

I battle the demons–aliens speaking to me from space, denying me the right to criticize Hawking, Hamas, houses, and black holes! This is me doing standup…at the George…god help us… [youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7DMepl1lwM&hl=en&fs=1] And here’s the link to John Flood, the plumber’s youtube video. I think it’s better than mine!






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Podcast on Globalization of Law, G20, Plagiarism, and Standup Comedy…

Monday, April 6th, 2009 at 16:40

Charon QC has interviewed me again and our conversation is available in podcast from Charon QC. We ranged quite widely. (Ignore the occasional popping noises.) Lawcast 126: Professor John Flood – Globalization of law, G20 and other matters Today I’m talking to John Flood, a professor at Westminster University about the globalisation of Law. We […]






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Phew….I'm so Relieved…Post Gig

Friday, March 20th, 2009 at 00:09

My standup gig went completely differently from what I was expecting. We had a full house that was buzzing. And thanks to Barry for doing such a great MC job tonight. He really warmed up the house, especially with his version of “My Bonnie Lies Over the Ocean…” which involved the audience having to raise […]






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The Truth about the George

Wednesday, March 18th, 2009 at 18:21

When I do my comedy gig at the George tomorrow, it will represent a flight back in time for me. I used to be an habitue of the George during my first ever research project. The research was on barristers’ clerks, a strange breed that haunts the Temple and the law courts. I’ve written a […]






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