Faber Digital is proud to announce The Meaning of Liff for iPhone – the first app ever to feature Douglas Adams’ work on the iTunes App Store. You can buy it here. This is the fullest edition of The Meaning of Liff ever assembled – and comes with features only an app can bring, including(…)
Liff superfan Joe Moorwood, who has contributed 29 liffs to Afterliff, has just published a book of his own: The Yorkshire Meaning of Liff. It contains such classics as: ASTON A perfect retort composed an hour and a half too late. GLEADLESS To be pleasantly devoid of thought. ARKSEY The tilt of an imaginary pint(…)
John Lloyd and Jon Canter will be talking about Afterliff in person in 2014. Aldeburgh literary weekend in March Breckland Book Festival in March Stratford Upon Avon literary festival in April Details of each TBC in 2014.
Look out for a lovely long interview with John Lloyd in the New Statesman this week, which calls him the man who has ‘probably made you laugh more times than anyone else’. Also, at the other end of the scale, here’s a tiny review from Shortlist magazine.
Dear lovelies, each month we’ve been asking for your Liffs, and posting our favourites on the site. Here are the winners from the last few months, as judged by a world-expert team of Lifferati. Winners will be sent a copy of Afterliff signed by the authors. And here are the winning Liffs: DECEMBER WINNER: WIMBISH GREEN(…)
Jon Canter’s piece from the Guardian about the history of Liffs, working with John Lloyd, and working with – and without – the late, great Douglas Adams.
‘I have always thought comedy that has no ideas in it is just the silly joker in the pub. Good comics have their own way of looking at the world.’ Here’s John Lloyd interviewed in the Herald.
The Daily Telegraph salutes the ‘observational humour and whimsy’ of Liffs.
From the Daily Mail, an article by John Lloyd on why, after years as producer of successful series such as Blackadder, he decided to become a stand-up at the age of 61. Read it here.