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Morph-Baby No 2 – The Chuckle Brothers

Can you recognise who this are? It’s a half-way image of a morph between two very serious Irish statesmen having a bit of an old laugh. I really like this one.


Here’s the answer, and an animated version of the morph. >>> (more…)


November 29, 2007 at 12:17 am 1 comment

67 Reasons Why Condoms Spread AIDS

I was tidying up my bookshelves today, leaving them considerably more messy than when I started, when I came upon an intellectual blockbuster of a publication from the early nineties. 67 Reasons Why Condoms Spread AIDS is an expensively produced propaganda booklet by the self-styled Childrens Protection Society, and it is one of the funniest things I have ever read in my life. Here are my favourite leaps of logic from the people whose next publication should have been 67 Reasons Why Crash Helmets Spread Motorbike Accidents: >>> (more…)

October 4, 2007 at 12:20 am 9 comments

Did You Give This Man $45,000?

I was at the Mahon Tribunal yesterday, listening to the latest fantastic twists in the fable of Bertie Ahern and the Magic Briefcase, and I have designed these two posters making public appeals that could solve all of the mysteries.

Bertie Poster 2

And here is the second poster, which deals with Ahern’s latest story – that he believes that he gave somebody £30,000 to buy sterling with, but he can’t remember who he gave it to. >>> (more…)

September 25, 2007 at 2:31 pm 13 comments

Kreacher from Harry Potter – An Irish Icon?

I’ve just been to see the latest Harry Potter movie, and I spent most of the film trying to think who Kreacher reminded me of.


Then it dawned on me! Have a guess before you look… >>> (more…)

July 31, 2007 at 1:16 am 14 comments

Quiet Now – The John O’Donoghue Rap

This is my video tribute to John O’Donoghue’s entertaining temper tantrum on his first day as chairman of the new Dáil, and in its first week it was YouTube’s 15th most viewed video in Ireland. It’s going to be a fun five years!

July 2, 2007 at 3:38 am Leave a comment

Ireland is the 8th-Happiest Nation in the World

This is the first in a series of posts about how happy the Irish are.

Ireland is the eighth-happiest nation in the world over the ten years from 1995 to 2005, according to researchers at the World Database of Happiness in Rotterdam. Denmark is the happiest, and Tanzania the least happy, of the ninety-four nations that were regularly surveyed. Here are the top 25. >>> (more…)

June 26, 2007 at 1:31 am 6 comments

Don Baker Pranked on Naked Camera

One of the best pranks from RTE’s hidden camera series Naked Camera. Musician Don Baker hires a taxi, which is driven by the very funny PJ Gallagher.

June 25, 2007 at 3:54 pm Leave a comment

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A blog by Michael Nugent

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I also write Bionic Bohs, a blog about following Bohemians football club in the 1970s.


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As mentioned above, if you like Irish football and/or cultural nostalgia, I also write Bionic Bohs, a blog about following Bohs in the 1970s.