Monthly Archives: February 2011

The AbFab Four

Although I never intended this blog to be an “encyclopaedia” of women working in comedy, I was thinking the other day that I should really get around to writing more about Jennifer Saunders… partly because she’s such a prolific writer … Continue reading

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Quasi-GothWatch: Frankie Cassidy

[Contains dated, implausible SPOILERS!] On the back of the DVD cover for Three And Out (2008) there’s a press quote from a reviewer named Simon Rose (BBC Radio), which describes the movie as “a deliciously twisted, hilarious British comedy with … Continue reading

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Back To White

Last night I watched Under Great White Northern Lights (2009) with a musically-inclined friend of mine, as we mourned the official break-up of The White Stripes. Of course, they hadn’t actually released a studio album since 2007’s Icky Thump, so … Continue reading

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Self-Google Snafu

Recently ITV began running adverts for the new series of their Brits-behaving-badly-abroad sitcom Benidorm, which appeared to feature Kathryn Drysdale (of Two Pints and St. Trinian’s fame) lounging by the pool. I thought this was funny, since her cast-mate Sheridan … Continue reading

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Snaps to Smith

As we all know, awards are meaningless… except when they’re given to the right people, and we plebs get to goggle at the celebs who get all gussied-up for the ceremony! Sadly, I’m having a hard time finding any decent … Continue reading

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Royale With Cheesecake

So, as the weather (theoretically) warms up, I’ve been trying to motivate myself to go on more walks… and one powerful incentive is the fact that a charity shop a few miles down the way has started selling their CDs … Continue reading

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Quasi-GothWatch: Selena G and Jessie J

As an easily distracted chap, I often find myself rubbernecking as I walk past the magazine racks… and more often than not, it’s because someone has chosen to make the cover model over in a gothic style. This frequently leads … Continue reading

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