36 thoughts on “Mulish

  1. Steak on the horn

    Never even cracked a smile at Republic of Telly
    The worst thing is it seems to make people who were at one time funny into run of the mill unfunny RTE faces.

      1. Steak on the horn

        Yes really.
        The ginger guy who is now on that god awful 80’s themed slurrypit of a programme was actually a fantastic standup when he was starting out. Unhinged, loud, unpredictable and always hilarious.
        He has now become the opposite of each of those.

          1. Tish Mahorey

            It’s predictable lazy and barely even scripted. It’s essentially the reminiscing people do at Sunday dinner turned into a TV show. It’s rubbish.

          2. Pandora

            Well, you could say that gogglebox is just a show about people staring at a tv. Very entertaining though.

        1. classter

          He wasn’t a fantastic stand-up. He was mediocre & went for the easy gags.

          You;re just seeing it in the clear light of day now.

    1. Gah!

      I’m with you on this one, Steak. RTÉ can’t do humour. It just disappears in a cloud of smugness. Republic of Telly is truly awful.

      1. Donger

        It’s bogger comedy. Have you seen the heads on the audience members? All mad craic altogether so they are

      2. classter

        Bit harsh but it is difficult.

        They have a small market & end up trying to appeal to all tastes.

        They also don’t have teams of writers like the bigger UK and especially US shows.

    2. Jordofthejungle

      Yawn – predictable “anything that comes out of RTE is rubbish” ranting. Steak & the rest of you, either migrate away to Journal.ie or try & come up with something interesting to say. There are a thousand trolls bashing out the same poo. We get it.

      1. My Meaty Member

        I was just thinking about poor Gerry this morning. He was a martyr too just like Michaella.

  2. Tish Mahorey

    This Michaela girl is going to have a great time taking out slander law suits against all the smart asses in the Irish media.

    I’ll bet half of what they claim about her is completely made up and they’re just banking on good old Irish class snobbery to back them up.

    1. ahjayzis

      Class snobbery is what has her fawned over by RTE and bought and paid for by INM while Deco from the flats is released to a halfway house and not even a solitary paparazzo.

      1. My Meaty Member

        Look – it’s a big story and this controversy helps drive ratings and the media/advertising world is in a freefalling tailspin down toward tabloidism anyway – this kind of story just highlights that fact

  3. classter

    I can’t believe that was released as a teaser.

    Clearly somebody thought that was humorous.

    Ugh

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