The Death of Comedy?


Yesterday, Dr Sean Gabb spoke on the Stephen Nolan show, on BBC Radio 5, about a joke made by Michael Gove on BBC Radio 4’s ‘Today’ programme.

Below, we have excerpted all of Dr Gabb’s comments made in that interview. If you would like to listen to them, please click on the audio file link below.

(The interviewer spent quite some time speaking to another guest,  Shelagh Fogarty, both before and after Dr Gabb’s comments. If you would like to listen to the full interview, please click on this link and go to about 1:56:45.)

Or just perhpas she does not fancy him


Michael Winning.

Mrs Obaba didn’t hug or kiss poor old Mr Berlusconi. Shame on her. Perhaps they don’t like him in the Enemy Class because he got to have all the girls before the real game was exposed. Perhpas my master will call a caption competion, i know he likes those, the prizes are fore what Obama is thinking….

No Silvio, you have enough of us already on your yacht!

No Silvio, you have enough of us already on your yacht!

Anne-Sophie Bonefield …. has anyone except me noticed what an inapproriate name this is for a woman at the Red Cross in Gaza?


Oh dear…. Anne-Sophie Bonefield….

David Davis

What the hell are you doing there? get out, before your career is compromised by your name, since “bone fields” are what happens when governments and socialists get going. And there’s going to be a lot of those in the next centuries, sadly.

Here’s a bone field:-

Lots of bones

Lots of bones