We've been off the air for a little while now, doing lots of othe things.
If you want to catch up with John check out his brand new blog at http://johndburns.wordpress.com/ There'll be plenty to listen to on there soon when it goes audio!
Special guest Anna talks about her Lesbian Handbook idea, loads of fun in this pocket sized episode, including how to motivate yourself to lose weight.
Don't forget Inverness' new comedy club opens on the 28th of January at Ceol Mor, lot's of top acts including Keir McAllister who has been on Purple on a number of occasions.
If you would like to find out more about the lesbian handbook you can read Anna's post here http://mcbitsandbobs.webs.com/thelesbianhandbook.htm
Over the Sea to Ireland
25 Dec 2010 @ 12:45 pm
Irish Comedian Finchie Coveny comes on the show and tells us about his quest to take comedy to the oddest places on earth. Plus we review the film Another Year and Cornball Willicock III calls in with his views on the American penal system.
Please help Kayley walk by making a small donation to her, visit her website here http://www.helpkayleywalk.com/
Barry McDonald live from SNAFU
13 Nov 2010 @ 03:12 am
You must all die!! John explores some unusual ways of doing it. Plus the amazing Barry McDonald interviewed and performing at SNAFU comedy club.
You really don't deserve this.
Here is a link to Barry McDonald's website http://www.barrymcdonald.co.uk/Comedy/Home.html
May Day! May Day!
30 Oct 2010 @ 02:31 am
It's disasters at sea with Purple Comedy's latest episode featuring comedian Jason C Murphy and singer songwriter Adrian Telfer.
Check out Adrian's website here http://www.adriantelfer.com/
Visit Jason C Murphy's blog at http://whengigsgobad.com/
Back From the Dead
23 Oct 2010 @ 03:24 am
Purple Comedy's back from the dead!!!
Direct from the Edinburgh Fringe John visits Richard Plusford at Mirth of Forth's HQ in the Fringe. Plus a journey to Strathpeffer to visit Emma Shearer's Coffee shop concert with music from the amazing Jon Gomm. All this and news of a new Arts community website in the Highlands.
Links... Links ....Links....
Mirth of Forth
Emma Shearer on Facebook
And Adrian Telfer who was also playing at Strathpeffer www.adriantelfer.com
Guse Tawse at SNAFU
19 May 2010 @ 07:52 am
John escapes from Inverness and visits the North of Scotland's top Comedy Club SNAFU. Hear Gus Tawse talk about the club and perform live on stage.
Also Ireland's Colm Mc Glinchey performs some great stuff about the WII
Check him out on facebook http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=248659247560&ref=ts#!/profile.php?id=521900509&ref=sgm
Colm is at the Glasgow Stand 10th 11th July
And don't forget to join us on Facebook http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=248659247560&ref=ts
Vladimir McTavish and the 50 Greatest Scots
5 May 2010 @ 06:27 am
Valdimir McTavish joins the show, live from SNAFU comedy club in Aberdeen and tells us all about his hilarious new book The Top 50 Greatest Scots of all Time, EVER!
Who would your top 50 Scots be? How about your lowest 50 Scots/ John ponders who would be the top greatest American's
See more of Vladimir here
20 mins Audio
The Pure Filth Edition
18 Feb 2010 @ 08:11 am
John has a religious experience in his underpants, Rant and dick pollute the show, pushing back the boundaries of obscenity.
15 minutes of your life you'll never want back.
Click here for the Rant and Dick podcast and blog...
The Birthday Boy
31 Jan 2010 @ 11:32 am
Birthday boy John Burns wanders bleary eyed through some of London's comedy clubs. Drop into Islington's Lion's Den comedy club or learn how to survive in the Comedy Store. This and Cornball Willicock III's views on obesity.
More fun than you can click at.
Check out the Lion's Den at
The Bowsy Wowsy episode
24 Jan 2010 @ 11:52 am
John Steals ideas from Forum posts on Stephen Fry's website. Property is theft after all, except when your bike gets nicked when it's an insurance claim.
Check out the original Forum here http://www.stephenfry.com/forum/topic/pet-hates