Tag Archives: Amy Poehler

Toilet Babies & Cake Trains

I’d never even heard of Kroll Show (or its star, Nick Kroll) before the second season started airing in January, but when I saw that Lucy Punch was going to appear in the opening episode, I thought I should give … Continue reading

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“Is 70 Not A Good IQ?”

[Contains over-affectionate corporate mascots and SPOILERS!!!] In theory, I should unequivocally approve of the casting of Kristen Schaal as a recurring character in the sixth season of 30 Rock… and I can’t deny that I enjoyed her work here as ‘Hazel … Continue reading

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“I’m Sorry I Didn’t Know What Sex The Werewolf Was!”

[Contains gun-waving, skirt-wearing SPOILERS!!!] My Anchorman boxset also included a copy of Wake Up, Ron Burgundy (2004), which is rather erroneously touted as an “all-new story” on the DVD cover. In reality, it’s an alternative A-plot that was excised from … Continue reading

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On Second Thoughts, Maybe Knot…

[Contains possum-rasslin’ SPOILERS!] I’ve just finished watching the second season of Parks and Recreation, and I’m feeling pretty deflated. On the plus side: Amy Poehler remains reliably hilarious (and adorable) as ‘Leslie Knope’, who could well be one of my … Continue reading

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Say “Yep” To Knope!

I’ve just finished watching the first season of Parks and Recreation… which sadly doesn’t seem to be available in this country, hence my having to acquire the six episodes via “alternative sources”. Eep! For those who don’t know, this single-camera, … Continue reading

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Independent Woman

After spotting her on a recent repeat of the music-based panel quiz Never Mind the Buzzcocks (where, as per usual, the cool American guest was almost entirely ignored by the host, in favour of some random native nonentity), I found … Continue reading

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Tina Fey as “Liz Lemon”

Over here in the UK, Saturday Night Live is usually only discussed when one of their alumni makes a movie. I think I can vaguely recall a time when the show was broadcast over here, but that was a long … Continue reading

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