Chris Coltrane


Comedian, activist & joy distributor. Likes feminism & socialism. Mum says I'm a bad-ass. See my cool stand-up show @ Edinburgh Fringe!

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This was my pride and joy: an electronic piano. Except, it couldn't do chords. One note at a time only. #poverty

Thundercats lampshade! Circa 1988, when I was six. I had wallpaper to match. My bedroom was supreme.

We searched for weeks to find a place which sold pan pipes. Thankfully, I got bored of them after a day.

Cassette single: Darren Day, "Summer Holiday". Truly, this is an essential piece of musical history.

This is London's Twitter trending topics. Um. Have I woken up in Belgium?

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I think I worked out why the Chuckle Brothers are trending on Twitter. #fail

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And finally, the end result: cinnamon macarons with chocolate ganache. Anyone hungry?

I baked three trays. This was the leasy disasterous. Not even Hipstamatic could make them look good!

iPhone app: "Find Sex Offenders, FREE". Is it a guide for worried parents, or just a really niche dating service?

The #SaveBBC6Music protest is well under way. And people are still arriving!

Lying on grass outside Parliament, watching day turn to night. So much prettier when Kay Burley isn't here.

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People are still arriving!

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Cameron and Clegg are both in here, says Billy Bragg. We're shouting "Fair votes NOW".

Har har, I forgot about my awesome purple pirate umbrella! My sartorial predicament has been resolved.

As found by Charlie Brooker: how dare Cameron force factory workers to admire his erection?

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I might put this picture on my CV.

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I wonder whether Four Lions will be funny?