What happens when a devout Catholic and dedicated Atheist go to war on the battleground that is late night comedy talk shows? Quite a civilised debate actually…
This is what happened this week when Stephen Colbert’s Late Show welcomed former fat funnyman Ricky Gervais on, and the topic found its way onto the existence... more →
Here’s some highlights from the final episode of Series 2 of The Moaning of Life, which aired on Sky 1 on November 17, 2015…
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Karl does his best Bear Grylls impression.
The fourth episode in the second series of Karl Pilkington’s “The Moaning of Life” aired on Sky 1 on November 3, 2015. Here is a review from the forum’s own essentialatom…
Ever since he nearly choked to death on a Mr. Freeze ice pop as a child, Karl Pilkington... more →
Karl recalls Central Park in fall…
“The Moaning of Life 2″ marks the return of the beloved Karl Pilkington, who’s whingeing his way around the world to find and dismiss cultural expressions of affirmation. Episode 2, entitled “Identity”, aired on October 20 in the UK on Sky 1 and focused on image,... more →
If you’ve never caught Steve’s Hello Ladies series the premise is quite simple – Steve plays Stuart, a British web-designer living in Los Angeles, a character based on the unlucky-in-love persona that Steve has used throughout radio shows, podcasts, interviews and his ‘Hello Ladies’ stand-up tour over... more →
Today marks the four month anniversary of the launch of Karl Pilkington’s official Facebook site, and it’s already got over 1 million likes! Karl has taken the time to create some videos in which he answers questions from fans, promotes his “The Moaning of Life” series as only he can, and even lets us know... more →
Ricky and Steve’s second sitcom Extras finished back in 2007 with Andy Millman shunning his C-list celebrity life in favour of his friendship with Maggie. In the years since the show ended several of its fictional scenarios have come to life, below are our top five.
It was a bumper year for Ricky, Steve and Karl on TV. You can read about the five shows they starred in below to help pick your favourite, then you can vote in the poll on the right hand side of the page. (You may not be able to view the poll if you’re browsing on a mobile device.)
The Moaning of Life
Karl continued his world... more →
Having won seven Baftas for The Office and Extras, two Golden Globes, an Emmy and countless British Comedy Awards, Ricky might have expected a National Television Award to be the perfect addition to his enormous award cabinet.
Unfortunately for Ricky, and in spite of a Twitter campaign that featured tweets from celebrities like... more →