How do we all make the world a better place? Stop. Caring.
Seriously. We all need to stop caring about everything. We need to stop being afraid to openly admit that “I don’t give a flying fuck about X”, because if the world is to get any better, we all need to.
I know, it’s counterintuitive and I sound like I’m just being an ignorant asshole. Just bare with me on this one.
Last night I finally had the conversation I’ve been dreading and honestly, avoiding, for years. I sat down with my mother and, nervously, told her.
It’s that beautiful time of the year again, when you’re forced to spend time with those family members you try as hard as you can to avoid during the year.
And often, you’d don’t have to try that hard, because they don’t like you either and avoid you too. So it works out great for everyone.
So here are the 12 Relatives You Hate To Meet At Xmas. If I’ve left any out, do let me know.
Public speaking. It’s the biggest fear in the world (apparently). And people always ask me what it’s like to go up on stage and have a room full of people staring out you waiting for you to make them laugh.
Well, I decided to give people a unique insight into the world of stand up comedy, by doing a gig recently at the Comedy Crunch with a GoPro mounted to my head.
So, if you’ve always wanted to know, have a watch. It’s not that bad.
Certainly not as bad as wingsuit jumping or sky diving from space.
And look at that, all the Dublin comedy clubs on one handy map! Lovely.
Dublin has some great comedy clubs, some you may know about and maybe some you don’t know about.
**Updated the list September 2016 with new comedy clubs and removed ones that are not longer running.
On FRQ FM this week, I chatted to comedian and Damo and Ivor cast member Tom The Bear O’Mahony about the TV series and his up and coming stand up show in Tallaght.
You can listen back here.
Tom has his own solo stand up show which he is taking around the country, the first one on 11th of January in the Civic Theatre in Tallaght.
Sure follow Tom here on his Twitter and Facebook.