Monthly Archives: May 2013

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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“New Normal” Nixed

Sad news from the NBC upfronts: Fledgling sitcom The New Normal won’t be returning for a second season, thanks to low ratings and a general lack of critical interest. Admittedly, I thought the show took a while to settle down … Continue reading

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Parlez Vous Farts?

The first YouTube video Sarah Silverman posted under the Jash umbrella was a short, one scene skit set in a clothing store, co-starring her sister Laura… but her latest release is a far more lavish and ambitious affair! Fête des Pets … Continue reading

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Female Fun Time!

Before Bend It Like Beckham… before Goodness Gracious Me… there was Bhaji on the Beach (1993), an ensemble dramedy scripted by Meera Syal and directed by Gurinder Chadha, which follows a disparate group of British Asian women on a tumultuous … Continue reading

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