Monthly Archives: May 2011

Alas, Poor Lexi

[Contains angry, angry SPOILERS!!!] When the trailers for the first season of The Vampire Diaries started showing up on TV, I wasn’t much impressed. There was something so enervating about the weird sepia tint and the generic-looking cast… it was … Continue reading

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ArtCrush: X-Arielle

[Pictured: “Again Please” by X-Arielle, starring ‘Princess Jasmine’ from Aladdin (1992), and ‘Esmeralda’ from The Hunchback of Notre-Dame (1996). Apologies to artist for cropping the image a little… it’s a weird compulsion of mine] It’s naive (and potentially dangerous) to believe … Continue reading

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How to Steal a Million Hearts…

A few years ago I went on a bit of an Audrey Hepburn kick, and I have to say her early movies have aged remarkably well. True, I sometimes found the pacing a little plodding in places, but A-Hep (as … Continue reading

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I ♥ Comedy

As a Getting On fan, I was aware of The Angina Monologues (an evening of live, female-fronted comedy in aid of the British Heart Foundation, at which Scanlan and Pepperdine performed in character), but I didn’t think I’d ever get … Continue reading

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Subtle Seconds

Apparently a brand new Subtle Sexuality song called “The Girl Next Door” has been released, with an accompanying video starring Mindy Kaling and Ellie Kemper… but because the evil overlords at NBC despise all foreigners, I haven’t been able to … Continue reading

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R n’ R

I finally managed to watch the sitcom episode that the very funny and super-cute Karen DiConcetto (of “Daphne & Celeste” fame) co-wrote, and I’m happy to report that I thoroughly enjoyed it. For those who don’t know, Ruby & The … Continue reading

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