Category Archives: Rants about TV

“Can I Still Have My Lightsaber Back Though?”

So, t’other day I was searching through various online name generators, when I discovered the YouTube channel of a young “video maker and amateur theme park fan” named Jenny Nicholson. The clip that drew my attention, “How To Make Up … Continue reading

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“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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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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“I’m Janet. Janet Snakehole.”

[Contains “awesome sauce” and SPOILERS!!!] Looking back, one of my main issues with the second season of Parks and Recreation was that it kept toying with my emotions, hinting at a burgeoning romance between ‘April’ (Aubrey Plaza) and ‘Andy’ (Chris … Continue reading

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Aubrey On The Brain

I’m currently knee-deep in an obsessive Aubrey Plaza binge, having just gobbled down the first season of Legion, with the first season of Parks and Recreation for afters, and various YouTube skits and interview clips to fill in the cracks… … Continue reading

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