Monthly Archives: January 2014

Booze, Broads, & Bullets

[Contains unnervingly toy-like CGI cop cars and SPOILERS!!!] As inspiration for a script I’m working on, I decided to revisit Robert Rodriguez’s “translation” of Frank Miller’s Sin City comic book series (2005)… but, being a geek, I held out for … Continue reading

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NBC Dooms The World

More sad news for fans of likable-but-unpopular sitcoms about gay dads: NBC has cancelled Sean Saves the World, and halted production of the remaining four episodes they’d previously ordered. Boo to them! If I’m honest, my main motivation for watching … Continue reading

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“Is 70 Not A Good IQ?”

[Contains over-affectionate corporate mascots and SPOILERS!!!] In theory, I should unequivocally approve of the casting of Kristen Schaal as a recurring character in the sixth season of 30 Rock… and I can’t deny that I enjoyed her work here as ‘Hazel … Continue reading

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“Boo! Guess who!”

[Contains draconian edicts and SPOILERS!!!] The first time I blogged about Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix (2007), I was writing from the perspective of an impatient Helena Bonham Carter fan, rather than an attentive and versed viewer… … Continue reading

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“One Mulligatawny And, Um…”

[Contains a secret stockpile of sponges and SPOILERS!!!] I’ve finally completed my Seinfeld collection, with the purchase of the seventh season boxset. Hurrah! I picked all the others up in a random order, whenever I saw them in s/hand shops, … Continue reading

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That Good Stuff

Although I greatly admire Paloma Faith as a personality and a performer, and think she has an incredible set of pipes, I have to say that her last album, Fall to Grace (2012), left me rather cold. It was just … Continue reading

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86 Section 377

Suman Sridhar, lead singer for the Indian indie duo Sridhar/Thayil, has recorded a cover of a 1960s pop song titled “Evening in Gay Maharashtra”, to protest the resurrection of regressive legislation (dating back to the 19th Century!) which has criminalised homosexuality in … Continue reading

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