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Russell Howard / Andy Parsons
he just needs to be taken down a peg or two, is all
Boner killer of the day = bit.ly/XVcbQ7
Smug twat, with little to be smug about
He came to my school to discuss his policies with a small group of us in 2008. Didn't leave a good impression on any of us, his general air of arrogance and patronising manner being particularly unsavoury.
but tbf he has taught economics at Harvard.
Gervais is a good entertainer, but 90% of his material is very mean-spirited and "Ooh, I love the smell of my own farts"
they're just so lovely
People just say he's crap because he's a bit of a cock
Though it's not hard to be better than a racist axe murderer
At QPR he spent an awful lot of time wafting woefully inaccurate passes into the stands.
People think he's under-rated solely because he's a cock, when really he's a very limited footballer. And a cock.
he was good for Newcastle the season before last and apparently he's just won player of the month at Marseille
I just wouldn't agree he's under-rated. The consensus I most often come across is that he's actually really good, is under-rated and would have achieved a whole lot more if he wasn't such a prick. What I see is a decent but limited footballer who has largely played at the level he's suited to (so relegation threatened or recently promoted teams). If anything he should consider himself fortunate that his misdeeds, many of them specifically football-related and not personal or private, have not ruled him out of a footballing career altogether, not unlucky to have had them somehow cloud people's judgment of his abilities.
as a footballer or pundit?
That said, I do find him interesting. He fits into the 'flawed genius' category
But sometimes I just wish he'd get a job.
and hopefully immediately
or are you all just being mean?
he's a bitch like that
The piano playing Aussie wank
Comedy's an art, not a science, mate.
Although to be fair to him, I think he knows how fucking awful he is, but he's milking it while he can and until the authorities realise, and you can't blame him for that.
Reckoning* you're right that actually, most of them realise they are average at best but, hey, if they want me to make a DVD and play arenas for a wedge of cash, why the hell would I not.
(* see what I did there?)
how old are you?
God, my inspiration on this forum is at an all time low
knew it was gonna be this
Some of the dialogue in The Newsroom makes me want to eat my own face.
I find his films frequently brilliant, but so many of the characters are angry slippery twats, metaphorically playing with their winkies over Italian-American stereotypes
and speaks in that endless Home Counties monotone.
But the wit and passion for TV more than makes up for it.
and probably most animals and some plants and Lucien.
Bit of a slippery customer
anyone else called Jeremy
He's a smug fucker, but a really bright and interesting bloke too, and he's had a lot of shit go on in his life. He's entitled to it.
Jay CUNTING Rayner
Soooooo a fortnight last summer.
I love him! Although, having said that, didn't enjoy Slumdog or 127 Hours all that much. Sunshine is amazing though.
Or is the middle third naff?
I only ask as I watched the first two thirds and really enoyed it, but haven't got round to watching the last bit yet.
The last act is a mess
Another year where you're nowhere near the Ballon d'Or you big-nosed twat...
tbf I haven't seen enough of him to make an informed decision but when I have seen him I've been amazed at the amount of money that has been lavished on him.
And 'that' goal hasn't helped either
But he's still pretty amazing. Had a stint of winning about 6 league titles on the bounce with various teams.
In Sweden, Netherlands and Italy? It's not the 90s anymore...
zlatan is incredible and the fact he knows it makes him funny as well
...guess that's like being big in Japan right?
He scored THE BEST GOAL EVER [scored at Wembley in November 2012]!!!!!!!!!!
Nigel Benn. Easily the most average of the clutch of middleweights that emerged in the late-80s. Always remember him fighting (I think) Michael Watson (might have been Eubank) and turning away when he had just received a particularly good shot to the chin.
he wasn't so intent on letting everyone know his new username. Actually, maybe not
kick a man while he's down?!?!
He could do anything - be involved in 'Miranda', be in a Compare The Meerkat advert, do a David Icke - and it still wouldn't undo his legacy for one programme. I'm currently re-watching the Office and it's so so far and away better than anything this country has ever produced comedy-wise that he's pretty much untouchable.
Not interested in Karl Pilkington, midget thing etc. Extras was good but can't stand the Scottish girl. Even so, Gervais = god.
he's an incredibly talented smug twat.
He had one incredibly good idea (or constellation of ideas) in The Office. He managed to re-work that formula reasonably effectively into Extras, although the bottom of the barrel was beginning to loom into view. Since then: absolute shit
None better, which makes him incredibly suited to what he does.
The Office - Gervais is meant to be a dick. Brilliant.
Extras - Gervais keeps changing his mind on whether his character's meant to be a dick or not so sometimes he acts like a dick and it's brilliant. Sometimes he tries to be an everyman character and it's crap.
The Invention of Lying - Gervais is meant to be a likeable hero and it's a disaster.
Derek - Gervais tries to be a guy with learning disabilities for comedy effect. Least said the better.
I really fear for the new Muppets film. If Gervais is playing a twattish character it could be great but if he's in the Jason Segal-type role it'll be a disaster.
except it's obvious from what people have said and the stuff he's done since that he should be credited with maybe a third of what made the Office so good.
Jury out on Buddha
Even in his stand-up and interviews and that, it's obvious he's playing a bit of a role. I'm sure the smugness is rooted in a bit of reality, but I basically think he likes winding people up and . Never heard a bad word from anyone who's worked with him, anyway, except that he corpses like a bastard.
he has at least 3 perfect albums to prove otherwise.
The guy that done that portrait of kate middleton
Dawkins: great evolutionary biologist, shitty religion analyst
Over the Christmas holiday there was a thing on BBC3 about the top 40 Olympic moments. In the top 10 was Tom Daley demanding another go.
Claire Balding (paraphrased): Maybe the greatest moment in my opinion of the Olympics was Tom Daley being brave enough to go straight to the referee after realising that he'd been distracted by camera flashes and saying that he needed to go again. The courage and quick-mindedness that shows in unbelievable.
Also when he came third in the competition, the winner stood there looking pleased. Tom Daley - bronze medallist - and his entire team jumped in the water and started splashing around.
I think those two stories tell us all we need to know about Tom Daley. And that's why I've donated £1000 to keep Riley69 out of prison.