Category Archives: Rants about Stand-Up

Rant: Kate Berlant

I’m not sure why it’s taken me so long to “notice” Kate Berlant, considering how many great shows she’s already been in (e.g. Another Period, The Good Place, and Loki), but suddenly I’m a big fan, and have watched my … Continue reading

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Rant: Monthly Dee-Lights (4/22)

Just a quick note of some of the funnest content I consumed last month (in no particular order): – Chloe Fineman (link) and Josie Totah (link) both chatted with People magazine (separately), to supplement their photoshoots for “The Beautiful Issue”, … Continue reading

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Rant: Monthly Dee-Lights (2/22)

Just a quick note of some of the funnest content I consumed last month (in no particular order): – NPR’s World Café channel posted a live 4x song set by The Linda Lindas, recorded last month, featuring tracks from their … Continue reading

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Rant: Monthly Dee-Lights (7/21)

Just a quick note of some of the funnest content I consumed last month (in no particular order): – Miracle Workers began its third season with a brand new setting/premise, this time focussing on the “Old West” era, as its … Continue reading

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Rant: Monthly Dee-Lights (3/21)

Just a quick note of some of the funnest content I consumed last month (in no particular order): – Fender (the guitar people) posted a socially-distanced chat with Corin Tucker and Carrie Brownstein (of Sleater-Kinney) about how their song “A … Continue reading

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Rant: (Bi)-Monthly Dee-Lights (10/20 + 11/20)

Oopsie! What with Halloween (yay!), the new lockdown (boo!), the American election (yay!), and a crisis with my current scriptwriting project (boo!), I kinda let my blogging “obligations” slip… so here, for my millions of adoring readers (ho ho), is … Continue reading

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Bang’er

It has taken me a shamefully long time to get around to watching Nikki Glaser’s new stand-up special Bangin’, which was released on Netflix waaay back in October of 2019, and is full-on hilarious from start-to-finish! Fair warning though, she … Continue reading

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Bellyful Of Laughs

I kinda resent the way that Netflix has become a byword for TV-viewing in general, but can’t deny that they’ve been putting out some great shows lately… such as Natasha Leggero & Moshe Kasher’s Honeymoon Stand Up Special, which was … Continue reading

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Quasi-GothWatch: Lazy Susan

Although country-bumpkins like myself only became aware of Celeste Dring after she was cast as Princess Eugenie in The Windsors, she first rose to fame as one half of the sketch-comedy duo Lazy Susan, along with fellow actress Freya Parker. … Continue reading

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The Pervy People’s Princess

I know I’m a year (or more) late to the party here, but I just discovered the joy of Nikki Glaser’s sex-centric comedy, via her 2016 stand-up special (modestly titled “Perfect”), and her short-lived talk-show Not Safe with Nikki Glaser … Continue reading

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