Controversial funnyman Frankie Boyle has shocked the world by actually being amusing for a change.
The acerbic comedian has been attacked for his wide streak of nastiness and unpleasant world view in the past, but he said something that the audience found funny.
Columnist Sanctimonius Git told me: 'I went to his show, expecting unpleasantness, you know, the type of thing that we write about in the paper, but pass of as news, when in actual fact it is just some random third hand gossip from someone else, and he was really quite good.
'I mean of course, he was close to the bone at some points, but then it is what he is known for. I laughed, I mean I physically laughed out loud, out loud, at some of his sentences, and I have not laughed since 1973. That was a good year, that was. It was the year before I started working here '