Monthly Archives: December 2014

Cunk It Up II: The Glamouring

Arch-curmudgeon Charlie Brooker returned last night with a typically hilarious and/or depressing round-up of the past year’s notable news stories, in his 2014 Wipe… which ended, rather atypically, with a full-on musical number! Specifically, a Blockhead-backed cover of Ian Dury’s … Continue reading

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“Next Stop, Pottersville!”

[Contains tell-tale salt stains and SPOILERS!!!] The sixth season of Seinfeld (1994) saw our Lainey (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) meeting some of the most important and influential men in her life. First up was ‘Mr. Pitt’ (Ian Abercrombie), the eccentric toff who … Continue reading

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Queenie says:

“I WANT A PRESSIE!!! Give me something nice and shiny… and if you don’t, I’ve got something nice and shiny for you… it’s called an AXE!!” [Miranda Richardson as ‘Queen Elizabeth I’ and Patsy Byrne as ‘Nursie’ in Blackadder’s Christmas … Continue reading

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And The Award For Best Award Goes To…

When I first read that Tracey Emin was going to be designing the statuette they’ll be giving out at the 2015 Brit Awards, I didn’t think much about it… but now that the photos have been released, I desperately want … Continue reading

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No More Tuna?

After running a Google search for Kroll Show this morning, I found myself torn by a “good news/bad news” combo: Bad News: The third season, which begins on January 13th, will be a swan-song for the “sketch-uational” comedy show, as creator/star … Continue reading

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The New Nadir

[Contains incomplete baby-cages and SPOILERS!!!] Despite the fact that this week’s episode of New Girl featured the eagerly-awaited return of Rebecca Reid as callous Russian model ‘Nadia’ (hilarious as always), and the welcome addition of Greta Lee as Nick’s dream … Continue reading

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