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SONGS OF PRAISE: COMING IN FROM THE COLD (1980)

May 24th, 2009. 3 Comments »

SO THESE ARE THE FOLKS…

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May 22nd, 2009. 2 Comments »

THIS IS FUNNY

A termite walks into a bar and asks… Read the rest of this entry »

May 22nd, 2009. 1 Comment »

FAITH ALIVE: APOSTASY EDITION

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1. Former L.A. Times religious correspondent William Lobdell renounces his faith: “To see the Roman Catholic Church aiding, abetting, and facilitating paedophiles in staying undercover and unnoticed whilst they continued to rape children in their care, is enough to make one detest them.”
2. Meanwhile, here in Ireland: “The report of the Commission to Inquire into Child Abuse is the map of an Irish hell.”
3. But before anyone gets too carried away: “Fanatical atheists are like slaves who are still feeling the weight of their chains which they have thrown off after hard struggle.” (Albert Einstein).

May 21st, 2009. 3 Comments »

AMERICANS (AND THE WAY THEY DO GO ON)

lindsey-naegleInterviewed James Taylor yesterday. Not overly familiar with his oeuvre, but he was a really cool guy and a very gracious interviewee. His PR people too, were very professional and did an excellent job in making sure I was prepped and ready and that everything went smoothly. So I’m not having a go at them by any means – just thinking aloud about something that didn’t make much sense to me. Read the rest of this entry »

May 21st, 2009. 7 Comments »

SONGS OF PRAISE: EVERY GRAIN OF SAND (1981)


“In the fury of the moment I can see the Master’s hand / In every leaf that trembles, in every grain of sand…”

May 20th, 2009. 2 Comments »

LADIESH AND GENTLEMEN…

badcomedianUrrgh… My hangover this morning (afternoon? No, right now is first thing in the morning for me) is directly proportional to how drunk I had to be to get on stage last night. (Last night was the stand-up thing I referred to in a previous post.) All told, it really wasn’t that bad. I learned a couple of things. (1) If you curse, people will laugh. (2) If you shout a curse, people will cheer. As it happened, I was very lucky in that my set was bookended by quite possibly the two worst comedians of all time. That definitely made me look good. Read the rest of this entry »

May 20th, 2009. 7 Comments »

WARM NIGHT (2004)

May 19th, 2009. 2 Comments »

DAMMIT GIBBS, WE’RE NOT ORDERING SUPERMACS… NOT AGAIN

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May 19th, 2009. 2 Comments »

THIS IS FUNNY

What has nine arms and sucks? Read the rest of this entry »

May 19th, 2009. 2 Comments »