Monthly Archives: July 2016

“Will You Hold My Box?”

[Contains urinal gifts and SPOILERS!!!] The second season of spoof “reality” dating show Burning Love (2013) flipped the genders of the “prize” and the competitors, with June Diane Raphael taking the lead as ‘Julie Gristlewhite’, who failed to bag toxic-bachelor … Continue reading

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“Will You Accept My Hose?”

[Contains bagel-socks and SPOILERS!!!] In the wake of my withdrawal from Childrens Hospital, I decided to scarf down the first season of Burning Love (2012), a spoof “reality” dating show created/written by Erica Oyama and directed by her husband, Ken … Continue reading

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The Healing Power Of Laughter/Medicine

Over the past couple months I’ve been working my way through all seven seasons of Childrens Hospital (2008-2016), which began as a short-form web-series spoofing serious medical dramas, before evolving into an Emmy-award-winning TV show (via Adult Swim) and setting … Continue reading

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Galore-ious?

Shame on me! I was so busy working on my scripts last month, I overlooked the world premiere of Ellie Kendrick‘s latest big-screen outing, Whisky Galore!, which closed the Edinburgh International Film Festival on June 26th. It’s another period piece … Continue reading

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Wooden Horses, Ahoy! (Pt. 2)

[The second part of my lengthy rant about the sixth season of Game of Thrones. Contains a well-held door and SPOILERS!!!] Of course, with so many plot-threads to service, the show couldn’t spend as much time with ‘Meera’ (Ellie Kendrick) … Continue reading

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Wooden Horses, Ahoy! (Pt. 1)

[Contains hastily spilt rum and SPOILERS!!!] The sixth season of Game of Thrones ended with a bumper-length finale, which went some way to making up for the disappointingly-short premiere… and coincidentally (?), both of these bookending episodes contained meh-worthy scenes … Continue reading

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