Woot, woot, I finally went to my first Funny Laundry show this past Friday! Of course, they’ve now changed names to The International Comedy Club, but still…
I first heard about this gig via English Forum a couple of years ago. At the time, I was mildly curious but never actually got around to going because:
- I wasn’t sure about my tolerance for British comedy (ya know, it’s still not the same as American humor),
- I was a bit cheap back in day (still not quite over the sticker shock of moving to Switzerland), and
- I wasn’t sure who to go with (I wasn’t brave enough to attend on my own).
So I put this thought on the back burner and promptly forgot about it. Continue reading
Eddie Izzard FORCE MAJEURE at Hallenstadion Zürich
Last Saturday, I went to my first comedy show since moving to Switzerland: Eddie Izzard FORCE MAJEURE. I had no idea who he was, so I was a bit iffy at first, but my friend said her friends really liked him… even though she’d never heard of him herself. A quick internet search revealed that he was on Who’s Line is It Anyway? and I remember that show being really cool. But then I saw some another clip of him wearing a ton of makeup and a dress, speaking in incomprehensible French… so I was having my doubts. But the opportunity to see my first show at Hallenstadion Zürich finally won out at the end, so I said I was in. Continue reading