John Gordillo (2 stars)

This article is from 2009

John Gordillo

Ostensibly an application of economic principles to heterosexual relationships, Gordillo uses the concept to frame some adroit domestic whining in the first half. The second is a complex exploration of pornography's depiction of women. Running 20 minutes over time, the final uncomfortably heartfelt section sits at odds with the academic objective, giving the impression of a uni lecturer having a breakdown while delivering one-liners.

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John Gordillo: F**konomics

  • 2 stars

Sex. Man. Consequences. Cost. ***** (Daily Record, Metro, ( 'Brilliant. Poignantly funny' (Scotsman). 'A grown-up comic who combines emotional intimacy with high quality gags. You may not find a more accomplished Fringe show' (Guardian).

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