Monthly Archives: September 2018

“This Is Why I Prefer Nightmares.”

[Contains pixelated “penis hats” and SPOILERS!!!] Unfortunately for all, the major story arc dominating Season Five of Parks and Recreation (2012) was newly-elected-council-woman ‘Leslie Knope’s (Amy Poehler) clashes with overbearing butthead ‘Jeremy Jamm’ (Jon Glaser), who is easily the worst … Continue reading

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Callistriumph

Well, the “USS Callister” episode of Black Mirror boldly went and won a handful of Emmys last week, for its Outstanding Writing (William Bridges & Charlie Brooker), Single-Camera Picture Editing (Selina Macarthur), Sound Editing, and overall Television Movie-ness. Hurrah! It … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Fenella Fielding, OBE (1927 – 2018)

Sad news: Fenella Fielding, the inimitable actress best remembered (and adored) for her role in classic British horror-comedy Carry On Screaming! (1966), recently passed into the infinite, at the age of 90. According to a statement from her spokeswoman: “This … Continue reading

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Too Little Time

Browsing Annalise Basso’s IMDb page t’other day alerted me to the existence of a short (NSFW) western joint called The Good Time Girls (2017), directed and co-written by Courtney Hoffman (with Lucy Teitler), who’s worked as a costume designer on … Continue reading

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Tasknappetter

It’s only been a couple months since the last “season” of Taskmaster (UK) finished*, but the hilarious celebrity-challenge-show has already returned to our screens for its seventh (10-episode) outing!** Yay! This time around, the (still outnumbered) lady-contestants are: oddly-intense comedian/actress … Continue reading

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“The Moon Accepts Your Ridiculous Proposal!”

[Contains “blood orphans” and SPOILERS!!!] The fourth season of Parks and Recreation (2011) was largely dominated by ‘Leslie’s (Amy Poehler) campaign for a seat on the city council… but while it was easy enough to follow, and be drawn in, … Continue reading

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