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Biography: Sam was raised by fundamentalist Quakers on a Survivalist ranch/houseboat in the bustling heart of London, UK.
He spent far too long trying to write serious things and getting frustrated when it ended up full of jokes.

New Comedy Short – “Truth”

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From Sam’s autobiography, “The Long, Hard, Difficult Road: Coping with Greatness”:

On His Upbringing:

The Quakers were harsh and strict imposing their doctrine on everyone in the compound with an iron fist. We were forced to believe in the One True Quaker God, unless we didn’t want to, or had other beliefs. No-one was allowed to leave unless they asked to or just walked out. Daily Prayer was mandatory unless you had something else you wanted to do. I remember one boy said he disagreed with the teachings of the Holy text (A huge, dusty tome with a simple message: “Hey, why don’t you try not being a prick for 5 seconds?”), he was dealt with swiftly and brutally: talking, listening, understanding and compromise…

…And the jumble sales. So many jumble sales.

On Comedy:

I’ve always thought of Comedy – with a capital “C” – as the truest form of Art. Nothing else captures the enduring human spirit like a joke about how dogs don’t like cats, or how black people are different from white people. Comedy teaches us about ourselves just as it teaches us about the world around us… Do I think of myself as an Genius and a Hero? That’s for you to decide, dear reader. But also, Yes.

So with all that in mind, prepare yourselves for some self-indulgent, but mercifully brief, Comedy Shorts.


Contrived & Insufferable

Podcast by Sam Rae

002 w/ Louis Heriz-Smith & Carrie White: Two Tickets to F*cktown

Special guests Louis and Carrie bring some fresh perspectives to episode 2. Two-Prov Showcase: h...
Author: Sam Rae
Posted: 2018-04-25

Contrived & Insufferable 001 w/Matt Callaghan

Matt Callaghan joins me for the inaugural episode of a new podcast or possibly a reboot of the ol...
Author: Sam Rae
Posted: 2018-03-11

Archive: The Sam Rae-Cast: 011: The Terror Of Damplore

John Carrington travels to Damplore for a terrifying adventure. All Music By Sam Rae © 2017 All R...
Author: Sam Rae
Posted: 2017-05-30

Archive: The Sam Rae-Cast: 010: Alan On Tour

I'm back in a new studio with a new sponsor. Alan visits a tattoo studio. Vickers has family trou...
Author: Sam Rae
Posted: 2017-03-14

Archive: The Sam Rae-Cast: 009: The Fletchers

Another instalment of the hit radio drama: The Fletchers: Claudia and Geoffrey are having trouble...
Author: Sam Rae
Posted: 2016-09-17

Archive: The Sam Rae-Cast: 008: Wizards

Story time. The last episode in this "series". I will be back in a few weeks. Follow me on twitt...
Author: Sam Rae
Posted: 2016-05-22

Archive: The Sam Rae-Cast: 007: Food

Arthrum and James exchanges letters. Gregory and Marjorie have a guest. Monkeys Spinning Monkeys...
Author: Sam Rae
Posted: 2016-05-15

Archive: The Sam Rae-Cast: 006: Superchatural

Superchatural with Langdon Westbrook sponsored by Jeremy's Jars. Langdon interviews a paranormal ...
Author: Sam Rae
Posted: 2016-05-08

Archive: The Sam Rae-Cast: 005: Call Alan

Alan's call in show "Call Alan" is a roaring success. "Pamgaea" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com) ...
Author: Sam Rae
Posted: 2016-04-30

Archive: The Sam Rae-Cast: 004: The God-cast

Job Smiley introduces his God-Cast. Gregory and Marjory discuss Gregory's new lifestyle. "Monkey...
Author: Sam Rae
Posted: 2016-04-23

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