Tag Archives: Australian comedy

“It’s A Fight In My Mouth!”

Get Krack!n, the scathing Aussie satire of banal breakfast television, returned for a second season this week, catching up with its road-weary (and very sweary) presenters Kate McCartney and Kate McLennan on the last stop of their three-month-long “We Bloody … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , , , , , , ,

Auktion Over!

The Get Krack!n eBay prop auction ended earlier this morning (UK-time)… and even though the bids slowed down considerably after the first couple days, they still managed to raise an impressive amount of cash for their chosen charitable “kauses”. The … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , ,

Happy Halloween! (2017)

Sadly the spookiest (and therefore best) month of the year is coming to an end now, and all of those adorable smiley pumpkins and skellingtons are already being nudged off the supermarket shelves by Santa and his snobby reindeer. Boo! … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , , , , , ,

“Shareable Kontent!”

The first season of Get Krack!n screeched to a halt last week, and the eight episodes just seem to have flown by! For those who haven’t seen it, this vicious Australian spoof of daytime “magazine” television stars co-writers Kate McCartney … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

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

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , ,

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

Posted in Rants about Art, Rants about TV | Tagged , ,

“Everybody Knows That The Best Source Of Iron Is Human Blood…”

I can’t remember exactly how I “discovered” The Katering Show (2015-16), but since sampling the first episode of this (NSFW!) Australian cookery-show parody a week ago, I’ve been gobbling it down and loving every bite/byte! The web-series was written and … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , , , , ,

Always Be Killing Hitler

While researching my previous posts about NTSF:SD:SUV:: and Eagleheart, the internet suggested that I might also enjoy an Australian action comedy series called Danger 5 (2012)… and, as it turns out, the internet was absolutely right… though I’m going to … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about Books, Rants about Comics, Rants about TV | Tagged , , , , , ,

“Fist You!”

[Contains missed mattress-stacks and SPOILERS!!!] The criminally underrated Australian action-comedy series Double the Fist caused quite a stir back in 2004, when it beat out popular favourite Kath & Kim for an AFI award (“Best Television Comedy”), to the surprise … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , , , , , ,

“Now That’s Sexy Science!”

In this age of austerity, the latest British sitcoms all seem depressingly domestic and dreary, leaving me longing for the likes of Supernova (2005), which starred ace Welsh actor Rob Brydon as an astronomer who leaves his stuffy academic position … Continue reading

Posted in Rants about TV | Tagged , , , , , , ,