Phil Nichol: The Simple Hour
Dumbed down silliness peppered with droll quips
This article is from 2011.
An hour in Nichol’s company seems to canter by in the wake of the comic’s own upbeat and vociferous performance. However, the material is constantly in danger of descending into vacuity, and although he peppers the silliness with droll quips, the nagging feeling remains that he is dumbing himself down to the detriment of a sharper imaginative side.
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