Adam Taffler on mute speed dating, experiencing goats & a nomadic nude sauna

Adam Taffler on mute speed dating, experiencing goats & a nomadic nude sauna

Adam juggling spaghetti in Edinburgh, 2011

We first came across Adam Taffler aka Adam Oliver during the Edinburgh Fringe 2 yrs ago once I had been organising – if that’s the word – spaghetti-juggling within the Grassmarket.

He had been marketing their show that is own joined in. This impressed me.

The the next occasion we encountered him is at the Fringe in 2010, once I saw him as 1 / 2 of Almond Roca: The Lost Cabaret with Nelly Scott aka Zuma Puma.

But he could be not just a performer. He could be also a promoter. On the weekend, he could be staging a show and workshops by US act Red Bastard, who got plenty of attention plus A malcolm that is increasingly prestigious hardee Award nomination during the Edinburgh Fringe.

Then, on twentieth October, Adam’s Adamotions company – motto: Cultivating Hilarity & Humanity – gets along with comedian Bob Slayer’s Heroes company – motto: Let’s have another drink! – to stage a performance of Malcolm Hardee Comedy Award champion Adrienne Truscott’s Fringe reveal Asking for It: A One-Lady Rape About Comedy Starring Her Pussy and Little Else!

Yesterday evening, however, Adam enticed me along to see one of his true Shhh Dating events – which are basically speed dating however you aren’t permitted to talk. Final it was for 35-45 year olds night. I became way to avoid it of my age groups.

“You’re gaining Red Bastard this ” I said to Adam afterwards friday. “So you’re not merely a performer. You’re operator.”

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