Eoin Butler: writer, journalist and Mayoman of the Year

Tripping Along The Ledge

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My stand-up gig

This was my first and, I’m glad to say, only ever stand-up comedy performance, recorded exactly a year ago today for a Vodafone campaign. I still reckon that, on a minute-by-minute basis, I might actually be the highest grossing comedian of all time. (Eat shit, Seinfeld.) But I’m not in a rush to ever do it again.


Well okay… that might be a slight exaggeration. This is a stand-up comedy routine I performed at the International Comedy Club in Dublin earlier this month. It was filmed as part of a Vodafone marketing campaign, the point of which still kind of eludes me… but anyway. To paraphrase Blackadder, my routine starts badly, trails off a bit in the middle and the less said about the end the better. Read the rest of this entry »