Tag Archives: Humour

Donald Trump the musical (with Tim Minchin)

I’m a big fan of Tim Minchin, and I am quite scared that Donald Trump is the president of the USA, so this sketch on the Late Late Show appealed to me. Even though we live in serious times, humour … Continue reading

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Prescription strength nature – an ad

Getting out in nature really can help. This is a clever ad promoting its benefits based on prescription medicine advertising. You can find out more and see other videos at http://www.nature-rx.org/. If you liked this post please follow my blog … Continue reading

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Obama (with an anger translator) on climate change

This is an edited extract of a speech by President Obama given to the White House Correspondents’ Association. In it he introduces his “Anger Translator” and then it skips to his comments on climate change. He makes a powerful statement … Continue reading

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Give Frank a Break!

A very clever short movie (3:04) with a well-known Australian comedian. It shows the power of using humour to address serious issues and (particular at the end) how much can be said without actually finishing a sentence! If you want … Continue reading

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Blue Men: Message to Humanity

Humour can be powerful in getting across a message. This short video is entertaining but also has an important message. I particularly like the line “Please take a moment to locate this planet’s emergency exits. As you can see, there … Continue reading

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