We are living in a polling vortex. Everything is polled. From opinions on VAR to the ‘Great Jamie Heaslip Podcast Plebiscite’ debacle, we have tested and tasted so much that instead of just cooking a family dinner, it’s best to create a twitter poll, socialise it, and wait an hour before going to the shops. The adage “if everything is important, nothing is” now applies to polling; if everything is worth polling, maybe nothing should be.
It started by accident. Shane Clifford quit his job in Tesco and went travelling in Asia. On his return, while waiting to enrol in a programming course at Tralee IT, he started making short comedy videos for his own entertainment and posting them on social media.