Monthly Archives: August 2013

Misplacing the Zeigeist

As the Free Fringe (FF) gets bigger and bigger and continues to grab the ‘Official’ Fringe (OF) by the scruff of its neck and give it a good kick up the arse, it’s interesting to see the ‘official’ print media … Continue reading

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Porn Again?

If you haven’t done so already I urge you to visit The Edinburgh Tattoo Man blog. OK OK he is my partner in crime and any Fringe reviews will be for the same shows I’ve done, but… if you want … Continue reading

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Return of the Curate’s Egg Fringe

Saturday, 10th August Started my Free Fringe day with the marvellous Joan Shepard in Confessions of an Old Lady #2 at Fingers Piano Bar. Not the greatest of venues with entrance directly off Frederick Street and noises off from the … Continue reading

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Daft Old Bag!

Now before Oprah chastises me for being racist, ageist, sexist with my title – I am, of course, referring to the ridiculously priced piece of leather that is the object of her desire rather than the ridiculous old bat herself! … Continue reading

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Toby Muresianu – A Thinking Persons Comic

Toby Muresianu – A Thinking Persons Comic. revmulvey, in a cynical attempt to get more traffic to his site during the Festival, has renamed his blog The Edinburgh Enlightenment as Edinburgh Tattoo Man. Hmmm… He’s also reviewed Toby’s show and … Continue reading

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Funny Guys

Thursday, 8th August Funniest day of the Fringe yet with two five star shows. Started the day seeing the Alan Partridge film – classic British humour – was expecting a lot and wasn’t disappointed. Was a bit worried that any … Continue reading

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If it’s Tuesday it must be the Free Fringe!

Tuesday, 6th August Made it along to Whistlebinkies in time for the Free Samples show at 11am. First experience this Festival of that typical slightly seedy feeling of sitting in a darkened pub stone sober partaking of entertainment far more … Continue reading

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