2000s: recorded parody version of Alanis Morrisette's "Hand in My Pocket" entitled "The Evil Scotsman."
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Sir Billy Connolly
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[on the death of Robin Williams
] Robin was 'on' all the time. He was a joy to be around, let me tell you. In all the years I knew him I never got tired of him. He was a one-off, so warm, so human. In my quieter moments I do sometimes think I could have done more to help him. It's a lonely life, show business. You spend a lot of time on your own, and if you dwell on these things you can hurt ...
In October 2004, during an 18-night stint at London's Hammersmith Apollo, Connolly was criticised for making jokes about the hostage Kenneth Bigley. Shortly after Connolly joked about the future killing of the hostage and touched on the subject of Bigley's young Thai wife, Bigley was beheaded in Iraq. Connolly claims he was misquoted. He has declined to clarify what he actually said, claiming ...
Tangential storytelling in stand-up comedy performances, often featuring multilayered digressions from original story.
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