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From the very beginning to the very end; covering or regarding the entire possible range or scope. "Izzard" here is a once-dialectical, but now largely humorous, variation on the phonetic spelling of the letter "Z" (in British English, pronounced "zed"). We have to do a stock count of everything in the warehouse, from A to izzard! This introductory philosophy course will examine the field from A to izzard, beginning with the Greeks and finishing with the work of modern philosophers.
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Comedian eddie izzard yesterday urged voters to say "yes" to voting reform in tomorrow's referendum.
We are proud that Eddie Izzard is returning to EPIX," said EPIX President and CEO Mark Greenberg.
Unlike Julian Clary, whose every comment seems to involve a sexual innuendo, Izzard is much more of a "straight" comic.
IF the world famous comedian Eddie Izzard can visit Stockton on the election trail -surely he can be persuaded to play a gig there too?
SAY YES Eddie Izzard was on Newcastle Quayside trying to convince people to support AV
Eddie Izzard is perhaps best known for his energetic approach to comedy and he fashion sense, which often includes women's clothing and full make-up.
Izzard, currently completing his 'Stripped' arena tour across America and Europe, recently ran an heroic 1,100 miles across the UK, completing the equival-ent of 43 marathons in 51 days, in aid of Sport Relief.
In the beginning of the show, Izzard announces he has come to the conclusion that there is no God.
Asked how his achievements ranked, Izzard, a double Emmy award-winning comedian said: "It's got to be right up there.
Izzard, who is better known for his surrealist sense of humour than his athletic prowess, completed a marathon almost every day for seven weeks.
But Izzard, who is straight, says in one of his shows: "Women wear what they want and so do I.
It's weird, it's really not" a reference to Izzard liking to dress as a woman, Lipkin says.
As Nosferatu's leading man, Gustav von Wangenheim, Izzard puts on hilarious faces as Murnau cajoles a performance out of him with the camera rolling.
I refer to a pair of simultaneous successes this spring, a stroll apart in the West Village: Dress to Kill, the one-man show by the English comic Eddie Izzard, and Hedwig and the Angry Inch, the rock musical cowritten by John Cameron Mitchell and Stephen Trask, and performed by them, Miriam Shot, and Trask's fine band, Cheater.
NEW YORK -- The Academy of Television Arts & Sciences recently announced the 62nd Annual Emmy[R] Award nominations, selecting the EPIX original documentary BELIEVE: The Eddie Izzard Story in the outstanding nonfiction special category.