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World Chat / Re: The Great Brexit Mistake?
« on: November 17, 2018, 04:37:35 PM »
Another story to file under "Funny if it wasn't true".

"Comedy Prime Minister Teresa May"? I've never found her remotely funny. Maggie May is worse than Maggie Thatcher as you knew exactly what you were getting with Thatcher but May pretends to care!

World Chat / Re: Billy Idol
« on: November 11, 2018, 09:38:20 PM »
Is Paul Cook in the baggage hold?

TV Live / Re: TV gigs 2019
« on: November 06, 2018, 06:22:48 PM »

World Chat / Re: The Long Ryders, The Coal Porters, Sid Griffin
« on: November 04, 2018, 09:08:19 PM »
Yes indeed, new album and tour from The Long Ryders next year:

World Chat / Re: Billy Idol
« on: November 03, 2018, 10:36:49 PM »
The original, and best, version I think you will find Sir!

Mind you he had help from Steve New and Danny Kustow. Much better than the adjusted "solo" version he used in the States later.

World Chat / Re: Billy Idol
« on: November 03, 2018, 01:23:23 AM »
Turns out Tony's bass was plugged in!

World Chat / Re: Billy Idol
« on: November 02, 2018, 07:21:27 PM »

Ready Steady Go (Generation X)
Dancing With Myself (Gen X)
The Great Rock n Roll Swindle (Sex Pistols)
The Untouchables (Gen X)
Black Leather (Cook / Jones)
Wild Youth (Generation X)
Kiss Me Deadly (Generation X)
No-one Is Innocent (Sex Pistols)
Lonely Boy (Sex Pistols)
King Rocker (Generation X)
Silly Thing (Sex Pistols)
Your Generation (Generation X)

Encore: My Way

TV Live / Re: TV gigs 2019
« on: November 02, 2018, 07:17:19 PM »
5th October 2019, Sheffield HRH Punk festival:

Does this mean that Tim is being crowned King of punk?

HRH TV anyone?

World Chat / Re: Alvin Gibbs (feat. Leigh Heggarty, Brian James...)
« on: October 31, 2018, 12:55:49 PM »
A pair of decent songs there, but Alvin as a singer...

World Chat / Re: A joke or two to start the week.
« on: October 31, 2018, 11:26:56 AM »
...and thanks to our beloved BBC for compiling these:

Are these the funniest Halloween jokes ever told?

Two cannibals were eating a clown – one said to the other: “Does he taste funny to you?" Tommy Cooper

11 Great Halloween One-Liners

Jimmy Carr - “It’s actually easy to tell if your house is haunted. It isn’t. Grow up.”

Tim Vine - “So I saw this bloke who was a cross between an ostrich and a serial killer. He was always burying other people’s heads in the sand.”

Milton Jones - “I was walking along today and on the road I saw a small baby ghost. Although thinking about it, it might have been a handkerchief.”

Mike Birbiglia - “Halloween is the one day of the year when it’s ok to ask 'What are you?'”

Tony Cowards - “The best way to annoy Count Dracula? Make him a little cross.”

Maura Quint - “For Halloween, I’m dressing up as my potential and getting wasted.”

Robin Williams - “If it’s the Psychic Network, why do they need a phone number?”

Kristen Schaal - “I often wonder, if you were to send a werewolf to the moon, would he be a werewolf permanently?”

Chris Dugdale - “How many people here are psychic? Raise my hand.”

Tim Vine - “I have spent the afternoon re-arranging the furniture in Dracula’s house… I was doing a bit of Fang-Shui.”

Maura Quint - “Halloween used to be the holiday where you went out of your way to be scared but now we just call that reading the news.”


I like the Chris Dugdale one best, although I've never heard of him before.

Never doubted our beloved Beeb for a second!  ;)

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