Monthly Archives: November 2010

NHS FTW!

A little belated, but congrats to Jo Brand, Joanna Scanlan and Vicki Pepperdine, who won “Best Television Comedy” at the Writers’ Guild Awards, for Getting On. Hurrah! Apparently the ceremony was last Monday, and I normally do my news-trawl on … Continue reading

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From Zeroland with Love…

Back on a Tamil “pulp fiction” tip, yesterday the East Bay Express published an interview with Rakesh Khanna, who, as the founder of the publishing house Blaft, is largely responsible for bringing these stories to our Western eyes. Bless ‘im. … Continue reading

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Carrie on Sexin’: Season One

Sex and the City was broadcast on HBO from 1998 until 2004, for a total of ninety-four episodes… but I lost interest somewhere between the fifth and sixth season, for reasons I can’t recall. Recently I managed to scrounge together … Continue reading

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Total Rodriguez

UK movie-mag TotalFilm features an interview with M-Rod this month, from which I plucked this choice quote: “I think I like being funny more than kicking ass… People don’t have a clue what I’m capable of.” Dammit, I’ve been saying … Continue reading

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Lying and Crying: Chapter Thirteen

[This post is part of a series, inspired by the book Why Men Lie and Women Cry (2003) by Allan & Barbara Pease. Previous entry: Chapter Twelve] Chapter Thirteen: When a Hunter Hangs Up His Bow The main premise of … Continue reading

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Lying and Crying: Chapter Twelve

[This post is part of a series, inspired by the book Why Men Lie and Women Cry (2003) by Allan & Barbara Pease. Previous entry: Chapter Ten] Chapter Twelve: “Does This Outfit Make Me Look Big?” Ah, finally the “Why … Continue reading

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Lying and Crying: Chapter Ten

[This post is part of a series, inspired by the book Why Men Lie and Women Cry (2003) by Allan & Barbara Pease. Previous entry: Chapter Eight] Chapter Ten: Men’s Sex Appeal Test I don’t think you can actually learn … Continue reading

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