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Nighthawks Comes to Life (2)

Nighthawks Comes to Life

This is very clever. Good music too.

The Kiss of Death

Sons manager Jim Chapman deservedly got the third division manager of the month award this week. Yesterday his side were royaly humped 5-2 by East Stirlingshire. Thankfully I didn’t make the game. Amazing how these awards can often produce such a result. Here’s hoping we get back on the rails next Saturday against Albion Rovers.

Comedy that Comes to You (2)

We had a great night last night at Motherwell Theatre where we saw five fantastic stand-up comics. We had been invited along by the compere for the evening, Pat Rolink who as well as being a very funny guy, is Albion Rovers commercial manager. Pat also is involved with the charity Spirit Aid.

Pat Rolink

After Pat had opened the night with his warm-up routine, First up was Mitchell Gibb. He’s usually an after dinner speaker but was comfortable with the stand -up. Mitchell is the chairman at the Dumbarton Sporstman’s Dinner next March and he’s more than up to the job.

Mitchell Gibb. Even funnier than his hat!

Next up was Barry McDonald who did this routine as part of his act.

Gary Little shared his experiences of defecation and prison and was very funny. One punter’s comment was solid gold (see below).

'Anyone seen me before?' 'Aye in the Hills have eyes!'

Joe Heenan related that his partner was a schoolteacher and recalled a rather intimate phone conversation he’d had with her on the train. Seeing another passenger looking disapprovingly he then changed the subject and said ‘So did ye have a good day at school then?’ He was very professional and was brilliant with a couple of hecklers.

Joe Heenan

At the end of the night Pat philosophised on some of the great issues in life. For instance, will the Land of Leather sale REALLY finish this Thursday?

The next comedy night at Motherwell is on February 14th 2009 and will include Bruce Morton as one of the comics. If you’re in the area it’s a superb night out for only £6.