Monthly Archives: May 2013

Doting On Dot

[Contains stilted, slightly camp SPOILERS!] Watching The Witches of Oz (2011) is an oddly frustrating experience… like eating a potentially great meal that’s been served before it was completely cooked. You crunch your way through the pasta, and chew your … Continue reading

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“Money Buys Nothing”

Although I could never be go the Full Hippie, I do like to think of myself as New-Age-adjacent, and I enjoy seeing my spiritual and political beliefs reflected on-screen, even when it’s through the fun-house mirror of parody. So, in … Continue reading

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Seeing Voices

Wow, the work-week’s not even over yet, and Sarah Silverman has already posted another video via her Jash channel. I feel so spoiled! This time it’s a short “Voices of Learning” skit, which is basically just an excuse for Big … Continue reading

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Fire And Blood

[Contains crispy-skinned SPOILERS!] Although the crew of the starship Enterprise have gotten themselves into some pretty hairy scrapes over the years, I can’t say I ever fretted for their safety the way I did with the characters in Sunshine (2007). … Continue reading

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Slumber Party Of One

Sarah Silverman has gifted us with another (NSFW) nugget of comedy gold from the Jash/YouTube video mines… and this time it’s an auto-tuned, Aqua-esque dance number, detailing her “perfect night” of pleasure. No late-night clubbing for her, no sir… she prefers to … Continue reading

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The B—- Is Back (Briefly)

Now that so many of my fave shows have shut up shop for the summer, I was thrilled to read that ABC had decided to burn off eight unseen episodes of Don’t Trust the B—- in Apartment 23 via their own website, iTunes, … Continue reading

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Sherlock-U-Like: The Woman(s)

[This post contains MAJOR SPOILERS!!! I mean, they’ve already been spoiled on several Wikipedia pages, but even so…] Aside from the seasonal end of various sitcoms, this week also saw the epic feature-length finale of CBS’s sublime crime-procedural Elementary… which … Continue reading

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Downbacks

[Contains pop-star slapping SPOILERS!] As the American TV networks announce all their shiny new shows at the industry upfronts, three of my regular lunchtime amusements ground to a halt this week: Bob’s Burgers went from strength to strength in its … Continue reading

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Yar? Nah.

[Contains warp-speeding SPOILERS!] To keep me inspired while writing a sorta-sci-fi script, I decided to work my way through the first season of Star Trek: The Next Generation. I was a big fan of the show back in my student … Continue reading

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BAFTA TV 2013: GoT & TMI

Last night the British Academy Television Awards were dished out at the Royal Festival Hall in London. Obviously I’m a huge Game of Thrones fan, but I was a little surprised to see it win the Radio Times Audience Award … Continue reading

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