Monthly Archives: June 2015

“Let’s Make Babies!”

Last night I caught Paloma Faith’s Glastonbury set on BBC4, and thought she sounded fantastic… while also looking super-foxy in her stage outfit, as you can see! She seemed to be enjoying herself too, shaking her booty and jiving across the stage with … Continue reading

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(Capelli Rossi E Piccole Corna)

Trawling through the “refurbished” DVDs in my local Poundland, I chanced upon a copy of Lucy, the Daughter of the Devil (2007)… which I would’ve happily picked up for the title alone, but I also knew that the show shared a significant … Continue reading

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For Whom The Custard Bell Tolls

At one time or another I’m sure we’ve all wondered what would happen if someone smooshed The Real Housewives of Wherever together with Upstairs Downstairs… right? Well, wonder no longer, dear reader, because Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome have kindly … Continue reading

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Fifty-One Shades Of Fave…

I was idly Googling t’other day, when I stumbled on a recent Buzzfeed article in which 51 TV writers were asked to identify a favourite line/scene/episode from their previous productions. Highlights include a sweet anecdote from Chris Carter about meeting a … Continue reading

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A Kind Of Crazy 1: Abby-Normal

[Contains hard-core food pron and SPOILERS!!!] I’ve already mentioned one of my reasons for being wary of the Hannibal TV series, but I was also a little put off by the male-dominated cast… so kudos to showrunner Bryan Fuller for … Continue reading

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Beautiful Women & Ugly Deaths

[Contains claustrophobic courtyards and SPOILERS!!] My epic rant about the fifth season of Game of Thrones concludes with a survey of some notable hatches and dispatches… There were quite a few unexpected deaths in this all-too-brief run of episodes, but … Continue reading

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“Shame. Shame. Shame”

[Contains ubiquitous golden face-masks and SPOILERS!!!] My rant about the fifth season of Game of Thrones continues, with a couple more disappointments… I was excited to learn that ‘Varys’ (Conleth Hill) was taking ‘Tyrion’ (Peter Dinklage) to meet ‘Daenerys’ (Emilia … Continue reading

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Oathkeepers, Clams, And Cocks

[Contains humourless bankers and SPOILERS!!!] Season five of Game of Thrones went out swinging this week, with a surprisingly high number of prominent characters getting snuffed… or seemingly snuffed, anyway. This is a magickal Fantasy world we’re talking about, after … Continue reading

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Murderfalls

For a while now, a friend of mine has been nudging me to watch the Hannibal TV series, but I resisted because it seemed like it would be too grim and grisly for my tastes… then a couple weeks back, … Continue reading

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“Are We Supposed To Be Able To Understand Her?”

[Contains stomped/stolen mobile-phones and SPOILERS!!] After the recent resurrection of my crush on Lauren Socha, I discovered the Misfits (S1-3) boxset on sale for a fiver, and snapped it up. I can now happily report that the first series is … Continue reading

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