Category Archives: Rants about TV

“I Don’t Think Marxism’s For Me.”

[Contains dodgy “diet” smoothies and SPOILERS!!!] Although I couldn’t give a tinker’s cuss about the actual royal wedding that’s taking place up in London today, I will be celebrating the fact that it provided plenty more fodder for the writers of Ch4’s … Continue reading

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Die Harderer

Jinkies! Last Thursday (10/5) Fox cruelly cancelled Brooklyn Nine-Nine, after five consistently funny seasons… then the very next day, NBC picked up the tab, and ordered thirteen shiny new episodes! Hurrah! In the show’s remarkably brief “limbo” period of non-existence, … Continue reading

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Taskmaster Infinity?

Quirky-celebrity-challenge-show Taskmaster (still one of the most reliably/painfully funny things on British TV, despite my lingering disapproval of the gender imbalance/uneven teams) returned for a sixth “season” this week, with an expanded run of ten episodes (as compared to last season’s … 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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Smith Happens

Last night I finished bingeing my way through the first season of Netflix’s Lost in Space reboot, which I wound up enjoying a lot more than I expected to from the trailer. Interestingly, this iteration of the show lives up … Continue reading

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Emilia’s Appeal

Omaze has just announced a charity raffle to win a behind-the-scenes tour of the Game of Thrones set in Belfast, followed by a meet-n’-greet with Emilia Clarke (aka ‘Daenerys Targaryen’)… all in aid of The Royal College of Nursing Foundation. … Continue reading

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“Shouting At Helicopters!!!”

Although I was bitterly disappointed when Charlie Brooker announced that he was too busy to write/record a satirical Newswipe summary of 2017’s tumultuous political/cultural shifts/schisms, the trade-off has been a truly epic Black Mirror episode, and a full series of … Continue reading

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