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NORTHERN SKY (1970)

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Northern Sky

October 27th, 2009. Comment now »

“HAPPY BIRTHDAY SCOTT MCAWESOME!!!” #3

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October 27th, 2009. 5 Comments »

ALL’S FECKIN’ TERRIFYING IN LOVE AND WAR

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The best way to describe Felix’s approach to chatting up women would be to compare it to Upham’s, the squad translator from Saving Private Ryan, attitude towards discharging his firearm. I witnessed same trembling. The same sweating. And the same sense of doomed resignation. Read the rest of this entry »

October 26th, 2009. 8 Comments »

MISCELLANEOUS AMUSING ITEMS I’VE COME ACROSS #15

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She calls him Rapey for short. (He prefers “Dr Rapenstein”.)

October 26th, 2009. 3 Comments »

#12 WITH A BULLET…

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There was a parcel from comedian David O’Doherty waiting for me when I arrived home in Ballyhaunis on Saturday morning. “Hey Eoin,” he wrote. “As Ireland’s twelfth ranked tastemaker, I am sending you a copy of this book I wrote with my friend Claudia and Mike from Daddy…” Read the rest of this entry »

October 26th, 2009. 4 Comments »

FILLMORE JIVE (1994)


Goodnight to the rock n’ roll era… I’m off to Ballyhaunis for the weekend to, amongst other things, settle up my tax affairs. Having worked without pay, and subsisted chiefly on slices of bread and packets of cream crackers I found at Luas stops, it might seem a tad pedantic to file a tax return for the last twelve months. But I’m a stickler for these things, an absolute sticker…

October 23rd, 2009. Comment now »

CONAN ON RYAN CONFIDENTIAL

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Turned on the television tonight (well, after someone texted me) to see one of my all time comedy heroes (see here, here and here) sitting down for a friendly chin wag with a man who ritually humiliated me on national television when I was ten years (definitely see here.)

There was an element of cognitive dissonance to it, I suppose. It was like walking in to your local to find Stephen Malkmus jamming onstage with Aslan. Read the rest of this entry »

October 23rd, 2009. 27 Comments »

Published: Mongrel Magazine, February 2006

NOT YOUR TYPICAL BOY

Light entertainment from the Television Personalities

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Help

look i am not joking..will some nice young lady please be my new girlfriend…
i am desperate for comfort.. i am good in the kitchen ,quite tidy
…not particularly a monster in the trouser stakes..
but i do pen the occasional good tune……(please no freaks
…i am willing and capable to be gay but riGht now i would like a LADDDDDDEEEEEEE……X

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October 22nd, 2009. 20 Comments »

THIS IS FUNNY (NSFW)

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So what did customers who bought the Me So Horny Realistic Flesh Vibrating Vagina also buy? Click on the image to find out. The answer may surprise you. Or it may not surprise you at all… Read the rest of this entry »

October 22nd, 2009. 3 Comments »

Published: Irish Times, November 15, 2008

End of the block party?

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FOR YVONNE DOYLE, it was love at first sight. When the 34-year-old computer programmer from Raheny first locked eyes on fiance Pete Reid at a convention in Glasgow in 2004, the foundations for their subsequent relationship were already set in plastic. Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, to be precise. “The line we always tell people is that our eyes met over a pile of bricks,” she laughs. “But actually it was across a table of robots Pete had just built.” The couple (now settled happily in Essex) are among the millions worldwide who share a enduring love for all things Lego. Read the rest of this entry »

October 21st, 2009. 9 Comments »