“I am conscious jelly”

1103, 2015

Toronto, Boston, Pittsburgh,Manhattan, The Bronx

I’m heading off to Toronto tomorrow to perform for a charity St Patrick’s Day Lunch for the Ireland Fund of Canada on Friday 13th.  Saturday the 14th I’m in Irish Cultural Centre of New England in Boston. Monday 16th I’m in Pittsburgh Improv Comedy Club http://pittsburgh.improv.com/event.cfm?id=378613 and Tuesday 17th I’m in The Village Underground Comedy Cafe in Manhattan and March 20th I’m in The Ramblin House in The Bronx.

Podarooney is up and running! The second episode went up on Monday and is an interview with Patrick McDonnell and the first one is an interview with Puskas Award runner up Stephanie […]

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2702, 2015

Pod-A-Rooney, Pittsburgh and Patrick’s Day Shenanigans

Hello people, I just found out this morning that I’m doing another gig in the US in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (where I believe there is a pawn shop on a corner) on the 16th March which means I’m going to be in Toronto, Boston, Pittsburgh and New York in a space of 5 days. Is this a good idea? I’m not sure but I’m doing it anyway and I hope to fuck it all works out! Thinking about it makes me have flash forwards to possible stressful situations such as sitting in a taxi in bad traffic late for a flight, […]

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2901, 2015

Toronto, Boston, New York in March, also Red Rock and Hey Ho Let’s Go!

I am heading back to Toronto on March 13th to do the Canadian Irish Fund annual St Patrick’s Day Lunch. I did this last year and had a whale of a time; one thousand people sat having lunch in the Toronto Convention Centre after arriving at 11am to a free bar. It’s not for the faint hearted but I had a great time last year and even got to meet the controversial Toronto mayor at the time Rob Ford. He wasn’t invited but he just turned up anyway and caused quite a stir.

The next day I’m flying down to Boston […]

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1501, 2015

Leicester Comedy Festival, New York Shows!!

Above is a video I shot on my phone of Phill Jupitus singing This Charming Man in The Roisin Dubh in Galway after we had performed together with Whose Line Is It Anyway improv dudes. I was so taken aback by his performance I fell on my side but managed to get back upright after a few seconds.

I’ll be performing my own one hour show Your Man Joe Rooney at The Leicester Comedy Festival in Duffy’s Bar, Leicester at 5pm on 21st February;http://www.comedy-festival.co.uk/events/show.php?event_id=4599&showdate=2015-02-21&venue=445

I’m confirmed to do two shows in The Rambling House, The Bronx, New York March 20th at 8pm […]

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