REVIEW: Mad as Hell and Back by Shaun Micallef and Gary McCaffrie

In brief: Sketches from such wit as Mad As Hell, Newstopiä, The Micallef P(r)ogram(me) and Full Frontal. The good: Some of my favourites are in this book. The not-so-good: Some of my favourites are no in this book. Why I chose it: Because Shaun Micallef is a National Legend, as discovered recently when a repeat... Continue Reading →

Halfway To Hollywood: Diaries 1980 to 1988 by Michael Palin

Everybody knows that I enjoy Michael Palin's works – whether they be in book format, comedy or travel documentaries. This is the second book of Michael's diaries, taking us from the end of Monty Python to A Fish Called Wanda and then onto an unknown horizon – Around the World in Eighty Days. This book... Continue Reading →

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