Category Archives: Rants about TV

Emboldened

Despite identifying myself as a non-materialistic male metal-head, and scruffy country bumpkin to boot, there’s a part of me that yearns for the glossy metropolitan glamour of shows like Sex and the City and Cashmere Mafia… because apparently my “feminine … Continue reading

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Repower(less)ing

[Contains a bucket of unspecified power-enhancing “chemicals” and SPOILERS!!!] Thanks to a New Zealand-based streaming service called TVNZ OnDemand (and some kindly pirates), I’ve now been able to watch the final three unaired episodes of Powerless… which included such highlights … Continue reading

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Wrapped In Paper

[Contains re-classified dossiers and SPOILERS!!!] To properly prepare for the imminent arrival of Season Three, I decided to pick up a copy of Mark Frost’s epistolary novel The Secret History of Twin Peaks (2016), to read alongside the Entire Mystery … Continue reading

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Wrapped In Plastic – Pt. 3

[The conclusion of my lengthy ramble about Twin Peaks: The Entire Mystery. Contains “sultry rock music” and SPOILERS!!!] Although I’ve seen Fire Walk with Me (1992) several times in the past, it’s always been in isolation from the TV series, … 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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Wrapped In Plastic – Pt. 2

[Continuing my lengthy ramble about the first two seasons of Twin Peaks (1990-1991). Contains a mangled rowing-machine and SPOILERS!!!] One of the biggest selling points of the series for me is the eclectic (and eccentric) cast of women who appeared … Continue reading

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Wrapped In Plastic – Pt. 1

[Contains damn fine coffee and SPOILERS!!!] I originally started watching the other-worldly whodunnit Twin Peaks (1990-1991) in order to parody it, in a comic strip I was drawing at the time. There was so much hype surrounding its arrival on … Continue reading

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