Category Archives: Rants about TV

Ilsana Auction (Ended)

The eBay auction of various props, masks, costumes, and models from the Australian-retro-spy-spoof series Danger 5 has concluded, with some seriously jaw-dropping amounts of money changing hands. Inexplicably, the highest-earning item was a fake magazine titled “Sensible Chuckle”, which went … Continue reading

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R.I.P. Stevie Ryan (1984 – 2017)

This morning I Googled Stevie Ryan’s name on a random whim, and was horrified to discover that she’d hanged herself in July, after a bout of depression linked to the death of her grandfather. She was only 33 years-old, and … Continue reading

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Laugh Overload

[Contains lusty lay-by liaisons and SPOILERS!!!] There was so much new (and new-ish) comedy airing this week, that I barely got through it all without losing my breath… er, from laughter, that is, not weird pervy wheezing… though there was … Continue reading

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Renée Resurgent?

The 20th anniversary of Ally McBeal’s first airing (8/9/97) has inspired several “Where are they now?” articles, and I was delighted to discover that Lisa Nicole Carson is making a determined effort to revive her acting career, after a lengthy … Continue reading

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Quasi-GothWatch: “Tiny Jane”

Last week, The Bold Type signed off with its “summer finale”… which, according to a rather worrying article in Variety, might also serve as the series finale, due to the disappointingly low ratings that this otherwise excellent series has racked … Continue reading

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Ilsana Auction

My long-cherished dream of establishing a museum dedicated to Natasa Ristic came one step closer to fruition this week, with the announcement that the peeps behind Australian-retro-spy-spoof Danger 5 would be auctioning off as many props, masks, costumes, and models … Continue reading

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“Shall We Begin?”

[Contains super-sonic ravens and SPOILERS!!!] The seventh season of Game of Thrones ended as it began (sort of) with an army of ice-zombies marching inexorably south, to wage a “great war” between the living and the dead. I can’t speak … Continue reading

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