Category Archives: Rants about TV

Galaxonbury

Last weekend three acts I’d dearly love to see live were playing Glastonbury Festival: Vodun, The Lounge Kittens, and Babymetal… though there was never any chance of me actually attending the event, because I hate the outdoors, and “roughing it” … Continue reading

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“It’s A Miracle!”

[Contains damp embroidery and SPOILERS!!!] Consider this: Aubrey Plaza and Kate Micucci dressed as nuns, swearing like sailors on shore-leave and making out together, before dancing (mostly) naked in the woods with a coven of witches. I know it sounds … Continue reading

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Brictory!

Although IMDb informs me that I’ve seen her in several shows before, I didn’t really “discover” the comedian Patti Harrison until earlier this week, when Full Frontal with Samantha Bee drafted her in to present a field-piece on the history … Continue reading

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Velvety Chicken?

After developing a serious crush on Natasia Demetriou in What We Do in the Shadows (TV), I “discovered” that for many years now she’s also been the comedy-partner of The Windsors‘s Ellie White! To be fair, I’m sure I watched … Continue reading

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“I Used To Think You Were The Cleverest Man Alive.”

Back in the day, I would have been chomping-at-the-bit to bash out a feverish blog post about the latest season of Game of Thrones… but this time around, ehhh, not so much. According to the notes I made after each … Continue reading

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“What Is There Left To Hope For?”

Whoops! Clearly I shouldn’t have mentioned “cancellation” in my last post about For the People, because it looks like I jinxed it! The show won’t be returning for a third season next year (or ever, in fact), but fans can … Continue reading

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“What’s The Camera For?”

Quirky-celebrity-challenge-show Taskmaster returned for a very welcome eighth “season” this week, and judging by the first episode it’s still one of the most reliably/painfully funny things on British TV by a long mile*… I was literally crying with laughter over … Continue reading

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