In mid-July, I did a gig that was a little different from the usual open mic nights. The Pun Run is, as the name suggests, a night for acts to perform sets of puns and wordplay which can sometimes split
I’ve rather let this blog fall into disrepair over the summer. Sorry. It’s not that I haven’t been gigging, but gigs have been less frequent over the summer, due to the small matters of the European Championships and the Olympics.
After a few weeks of relatively few gigs, I did 2 in quick succession over the weekend. The second, on Sunday evening, was at the excellent Free and Funny in Islington, probably my favourite open mic night in London. Despite
Hi there everyone, My apologies for being a bit quiet around here for a while, those of you who’ve been visiting TCJ for a while might remember me and my comedy alter-ego, Matt Fisher, from some of my older character
Another gig – another lesson in the unpredictable and impenetrable alchemy of live comedy. Last night we had a Why the Long Face? show and just like 2 weeks ago for the last one, conditions weren’t particularly helpful for us.
Just in case anyone was worried – I survived my stag night unscathed. I’m not entirely sure how, but nonetheless I’m intact and sporting the traditional number of eyebrows. I’ve only gigged twice since my last post here – both
This Friday I’m gigging at the night I run with some friends – Why the Long Face?. It’s a slightly unusual occasion for me personally, as it’s the beginning of my stag weekend so a few of my friends are
I was going into this one blind. The venue, the audience, and everything else about the gig were a mystery to me and my ignorance was self-imposed. My friend and fellow stand-up Lee had told me the date and time,
Howdy. I’m a comedian – admittedly a very very minor one, but a comedian nonetheless. It’s a bit like playing Sunday League and then telling everyone you’re a footballer, but I’m sticking by it. So there. I’ve been doing standup
A very fond hello to all fans of comedy, great and small! Those of you who are particularly dedicated frequenters of The Comedy Journal might already know of me – my name’s Joz Norris and I’ve occasionally contributed guest features
Happy New Year, Fishermen! (The official name for my fans) Hope you all had a blinder. I certainly did.
Hi there. Matt Fisher, idiot savant, here. Sorry it’s taken me a little while to sit down and write this blog post, if I’m honest I’ve been mostly getting off with a woman