Francis Martin Patrick "Frankie" Boyle (born 16 August 1972) is a Scottish comedian and writer, well known for his pessimistic and often controversial sense of humour. He was a permanent panellist on the comedy panel show Mock the Week for seven series and has made guest appearances on several other popular panel shows including Have I Got News for You, 8 out of 10 Cats, Would I Lie to You?, You Have Been Watching, Never Mind the Buzzcocks (as guest host and team captain when Phill Jupitus was unavailable for recording), and Argumental, as well as writing for Jimmy Carr's Distraction and Sean Lock's TV Heaven, Telly Hell.
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“Frankie mounted to the scaffold as calm as a girl can be,”
—Unknown. Frankie and Johnny (l. 85)
“Logic, reason, disease, and the menace of death, these things meant nothing at all to us. We were committed to other values by which the poet has always lived in defiance of all that society demanded of him.”
—Kay Boyle (19031993)