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King Rick graces the cover of The Big Issue

Like Gervais? Like Charity? good, then you’ll love November’s Big Issue which feature Reading’s favourite son on the cover. The issue features an in depth interview with Rick, in which he reveals “his conquering of America, being a late developer, and why he’s happy to have garnered acclaim in his 40’s”. We suggest you out and find a homeless man / woman (rarer) now and get a copy.

If you Like Gervais but don’t like charity, you could always buy Science on DVD instead, out next week.

In other Gervais news, Ricky has revealed on his blog that they have bounced an idea of Karl’s round head for series 2 of An Idiot Abroad that the Manc twat didnt actually hate. Fingers crossed.


Where to buy ‘An Idiot Abroad’ on DVD

Only an idiot would suggest that ‘An Idiot Abraod’ isn’t the best show of 2010, that’s why everybody should already be planning their series DVD purchase, when it comes out.

The DVD is released on the 15th of November, which gives you just under a month to save up.

Like all Ricky Gervais releases, it is timed perfectly for Christmas, which is a lucky coincidence.

If you were assuming as always Amazon would be the cheapest price, you just lost 5p pal, because i have found it cheaper for you.

Here are the places you can get it from –

Base – 12.95 – Pre-order available

Amazon – 12.99 – pre-order available

Or if you are an idiot, you could pay more and pay more delivery charges to give the money to the BBC, who blatently turned down the show, probably because it was actually funny, and they dont like that (and it didnt have Mranda Hart in it)

‘An Idiot Abroad’ start date finally announced

Finally Sky One have told us the start date for ‘An Idiot Abroad’.

It starts Thursday 23rd September on Sky One at 9pm! As you can tell from the daily posts about this, I’m pretty excited about it!

Each trailer makes it look better and better.

“You must be excited you’re on Sky One though, stitched him right up” haha

Official ‘An Idiot Abroad’ website goes live

The official website of Karl Pilkington’s new Sky One show ‘An Idiot Abroad’ has been launched.

The website is great, it has loads of funny pictures of Karl’s travels as well as excerpts for the accompanying book.

Here is a good one from his time in Egypt:

“I was told how it was only one of the Pyramids that was a Wonder of the World, even though there are three of them, which is odd, as they all look the same. It’s the Great Pyramid that’s the official Wonder. I’d be annoyed if I was the builder who built one of the other two if my workmate was getting all the praise for building the ‘Great One’. It wouldn’t surprise me if it was one of the other builders who knocked the nose off the Sphinx in anger after hearing that news.”

Really cant wait for the show, which is apparently going to have 1 hour episodes also.

The website can be found at

An Idiot Abroad Preview Show – Sunday 9PM

This Sunday, the preview episode of Karl Pilkington’s new documentary “An Idiot Abroad” will air, the show sees Karl visiting the 7 wonders of the World.

The series is set to have 8 episodes, aswell as an accompanying book.

Karl fans have been waiting for a TV series for a long time, mainly since his one off documentary Satisfied Fool in 2007.

If you are a fan of Karl then you have probably heard him moan about places he has been to numurous times whether it was on one of the podcasts or in his travel book “Happy Slapped by a Jellyfish”, but who cares its always amazing!

The preview show is on at 9pm on Sky One.