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Martin Joiner – Jennifer Aniston

The war on drugs has long thought been unwinnable – but just how could the politicians ever have thought they could win when they were up against the barnet that launched a million imitations? Martin Joiner display a deft talent … Continue reading

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James Laverack – My Little Pony: Friendship is magic

It started innocently enough – a couple of episodes on a phone in a quiet corner of the computer lab; hours later was on the internet watching more. In no time at all he was arranging to watchthe latest episodes … Continue reading

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Ed Barnett – How to live longer

Kicking off Ignite Bristol #7 we had seasoned Igniter Ed Barnett, who performed the same honour back at Ignite Bristol #5. Accidentally knocked back a glass of anti-freeze? Avoid debilitating renal failure by throwing back a couple of vodka chasers … Continue reading

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Martin Booth – The Joy of Eccles Cakes

Move over ! Martin Booth, as well as writing about how fantastic Bristol is, also happens to be the UK’s foremost expert on Eccles cakes. In this sweeping epic of an Ignite talk, Martin takes us round most of the … Continue reading

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Joe Hoare – We don’t laugh because we’re happy. We’re happy because we laugh.

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PqxXqB6c0RU] Ever laughed so hard you’ve pulled a muscle in your back? Used to happen to me quite often*. My mistake was not taking laughter seriously and practising. If laughter was an Olympic discipline, Joe Hoare would be busy between … Continue reading

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Matthew Davies – Crime Wave of the Monks

The monks of Buckfast Abbey, Devon, are 700% more dangerous than their famed counterparts from the Shaolin Temple in China, so says Matthew Davies. His talk will stir up a thirst as he explains how he has come to this … Continue reading

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