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It might have been the hormones, it might have been the back-ache that a day-long drive as an ever-more-heavy preggie woman can induce, it might have been the – in the words of ‘The Castle’ – vibe of the thing. Whatever the case, the fact is this: as Doctor Bill Cosby casually sauntered onto the stage with not so much as a voiceover introduction, I almost wept. I’m not kidding. Clocking in at just under two hours of stand-up (or sit-down, as is his very relaxed style), it really was an amazing thing to be privy to. I am so…

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Tomorrow sees a significant item being checked off my bucket list. That being, ‘See Bill Cosby live.’ As in, ‘in concert’. Not just ‘breathing’. Ehem. I’ve had the ticket for months – even though I knew it would involve some logistical hiccups in making it happen, namely because: – I have no child-care; – The closest his tour is coming to where I live is Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, a good seven hours drive away at best; and – I have no child-care. But, throwing caution to the wind like a pair of over-sized knickers, fluttering their way through the prairies on…

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So finally I can relate to the throes of Hollywood celebs who seize the chance to lend their voiceover talents to the latest Pixar flick, in order that their bizarrely-named offspring might have a chance to enjoy the fruits of Mummy and Daddy’s more age-appropriate work. In other words: I’m in my first kids’ show baby! My little tikes are over the moon about it, I’ve been practising accents on them and fielding all sorts of questions starting with the all important: ‘Which house are you going to build, Mama?’ Followed very quickly by ‘Now open your mouth so I…

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Just scrolling through Youtube in another effort to extend the limits of my sleep deprivation, and came across this gem – what I consider to be one of the BEST comedic moments ever. (Hey, it’s all opinion in this industry, let’s not forget). I saw the full interview a couple of years back – with Pierce Morgan (all I know of him is that he’s slightly infamous for being a tabloid twat, or something similar) – and the dudes from Little Britain, the whole thing’s a cack, but this little interchange in particular just rocks. Whaddya reckon?

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