Monthly Archives: October 2010


But feel free to throw things at the screen as you watch this ad for Eircom’s recently launched I-can’t-believe-it’s-not-Meteor mobile brand.

“And now they work for me.”

Except they don’t.

(Via Big Mental Disease)

Whatever you made of Jon Stewart and Stephen Colbert’s Rally To Restore Sanity And/Or Fear in Washington yesterday, you have to admire the group-lolz. In the end, the crowd stole the show – with an impressive display of comedy chops in placard form.

The 100 best signs at the  Rally To Restore Sanity.

Here’s Jon Stewart getting things underway.


Rally to Restore Sanity Attracts Thousands (RTE News)

Jon Stewart Rally Attracts Estimated 215,000 (CBS News)

BuzzFeed via

“Tis’ better than the ones on the streets of Chicago with only me little flute and a coupla’ bendy ankles to keep me warm.”

(Photocall Ireland)


Last Halloween, one lucky kid went trick-or-treating in an expertly-made Tusken Raider Costume. This year, his four-year old sister trumped him with the help of her granny, who whipped up a Tusken-beating Jawa outfit.

Ah, Star Wars, is there anything you can’t, etc.


BoingBoing via Reddit


That seemed to go well.

And, hey, what about that Rebecca.


The Following have won two tickets each to see Peter Mandelson, Miriam O’Callaghan and Dr David McDreamy at the National Concert Hall, Tomorrow (Saturday) Night.

Leviathan shall email you with details of where to collect your tickets, if not tonight, tomorrow morning at the very latest. We hope to see you there. We’ll be up the front. Karl has a bit of a ‘man pash’ for the Mands.

Overall Winner: Brendan Strong.

“Hear this? World’s smallest violin.”

Second Prize: Charlie

“So you see the difference, Brian. When I just hold my hand ‘steady’ like this, I’m emphasising a point. But, when I move it from side to side it means I think you’re a…oh, look, they’ve put the canapés out.”

Third Prize: Cyril Moloney

“Jokers to the left of me, media to the right, here I am, stuck in the middle with the EU.”

Fourth Prize: Nick McGiveny

‘Und dann I take ze green little booger und I skwish it up und srow it avay. Tink! It is gone! Zat, Mister Brian, ist how I roll.’

Fifth Prize: Joe

I don’t care if all ze uzzer leaders are going to the pub. You will stay here and practice your budget. Now repeat after me “Nobody could have seen zis coming…..”

Congratulations to one and all!

Chompsky also recommends:

Best Senior: Holemaster

“And at ze cleeck of my fingers, you vill vake up.

Most Promising Use Of Visuals: Morgan C Jones

“Is zis a piece of your brain?”

Most Reckless ‘Holy Mary’ Throw From The Guy Who Came First: Brendan Strong

“You’re not the messiah. You’re a very naughty boy.”

(Fred’s entry was disqualified as he is a friend of a member of the judging panel. Siobhan K, Joby and Dave are names we made up at the start of the competition because we thought we wouldn’t get enough entries. Those ‘entries’ were also disqualified)

It’s a caption competition, because you said so.

UPDATE: The Winners

INCENTIVE: We have five pairs of tickets for tomorrow’s Leviathan special with Mandy, Miriam AND McDreamy at the National Concert Hall.

Because it’s perfectly acceptable to dress dogs as Antoine Dodson, the Incredible Hulk and Gator Bait for Halloween.

In fact, they expect it.

Previously: Halloween: It’s All About The Kids