Monthly Archives: July 2015

Believin’ In Heathens

When I sat down to watch FX’s new sitcom Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll, all I knew about it was that it starred series-creator Denis Leary as ‘Johnny Rock’, the washed-up lead-singer of a semi-famous 90s rock band trying to make a comeback… which … Continue reading

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Thus Spake “The Boomstick”

This weekend Starz decided to stoke up a little fan-frenzy for its forthcoming horror-comedy series Ash vs Evil Dead by releasing a 3-minute-long (NSFW) trailer into the wild. Despite the presence of Bruce Campbell in the lead role, and co-writing … Continue reading

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A Kind Of Crazy 2: Killer Catnip

[Contains disturbing dog-food suppliers and SPOILERS!!!] Inevitably, as soon as I’d finished watching Wonderfalls I started jonesing for more Hannibal, and began binge-watching the second season (2014)… which was just as implausible and plot-holed as the first season, but also … Continue reading

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Yet More Good Morgan…

The fine folk at Radio 4Extra gave us another opportunity to enjoy Diane Morgan’s uniquely haphazard interview technique last week, when they broadcast a series of short chats she conducted with her frequent co-star/boss-man, Charlie Brooker! From in utero strangulation … Continue reading

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“Monkey Slut!”

[Contains a pile of dead fridges and SPOILERS!!!] Despite several good-to-great episodes, some very clever story ideas, brilliant performances from the cast, and a ton of hilarious jokes, the second season of Misfits (2010) is where the show’s limitations start … Continue reading

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Bending Over For Destiny

[Contains a selection of antique clocks and SPOILERS!!!] I can’t help feeling sorry for Bryan Fuller sometimes… I mean, he’s enjoyed more professional success than I ever will, but it seems like every time he manages to get a new … Continue reading

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