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Tivoli car park street art: An Bord Pleanála ordered it to be  documented. Filing away archives is memorialising, not preserving. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

Of all of the closures and demolitions that typify Dublin’s gentrification right now, the Tivoli Theatre on Francis Street, also known as the club Dis(...)

Sarah Silverman: ‘The hypocrisy blows my mind.  What is the difference between saying ‘crap’ and ‘shit’? Yet you have to bleep ‘shit’.” Photograph: Brinson+Banks/New York Times

“Donald? That’s my dad’s name,” Sarah Silverman nearly yells. “Of course it’s also the name of . . .” We’re here already. You just can’t escape the c(...)

Stephen James Smith: I’ve fallen in love with The Young Offenders. It’s perfect in so many ways

Current favourite book? The Twin by Gerbrand Bakker. It’s about an old man whose father passes away, and then he takes care of a younger boy. The over(...)

 Gary Lineker will front Friday’s World Cup draw. Photograph: Ian Walton/Getty Images

As the days ticked down you kept thinking he might still have something up his sleeve. Maybe this is a brilliantly orchestrated inside job. Maybe half(...)

Last man on the moon: US astronaut Eugene Cernan, who died last week,   in 1972. Photograph: Nasa/EPA

The apparently positive relationship between US president Donald Trump and Russian premier Vladimir Putin could potentially herald an era of greater c(...)

As iniquitous as it may seem, the vote of a college graduate/artist/creative/urban professional carries the exact same weight as that of someone living in a trailer park. Dems the rules. Photograph: Patrick T. Fallon/Reuters

In the event of Electoral Disappointment, please proceed immediately to the nearest high moral ground, wrap yourself in a cloak of racism/sexism/homop(...)

Liz Roche Company Wrongheaded Project Arts Centre, September 11th-16th; iti.ms/2c6ZdZM Who are you? The choreographer Liz Roche, the spoken-word (...)

Stewart Lee: 41st Best Stand Up Ever Surreal and cerebral in equal measures, this show is classic Stewart Lee. Recorded in 2008 in Glasgow, behind t(...)

Funny ha ha: Tina Fey and Amy Poehler. Photograph: Art Streiber/NBC/Getty

Funnily enough, no one knows what makes us laugh. Oh, sure, you know what makes you laugh: a chicken crossing the road. Somebody slipping on a banana (...)

Robin Williams: In the wake of his death statements such as: ‘If I keep them laughing, they can’t delve any deeper’ will be parsed for meaning and significance.   Photograph: Charles Sykes/Invision/AP

Robin Williams was in an alley in central London, behind the Comedy Store venue, shivering because of the cold and strung out because he so desperatel(...)

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