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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 James Laverack was on the internet watching more. In no time at all he was arranging to watch … 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 Sheila Dillon! Martin Booth, as well as writing a rather wonderful blog 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 … 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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