Tag Archives: Beth Dover

Couched But Uncompromised

A couple years back, I wrote quite a dickish post about the Garfunkel And Oates TV series, and their chosen singing style within the context of that sitcom… but since then I’ve become addicted to their albums, and frequently find … Continue reading

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“The Hot Shoulder”

[Contains surprise kittens and SPOILERS!!!] Before diving back into Burning Love and bingeing down on the third season (2013), I decided to check out one of the shows that inspired its witer/creator, Erica Oyama, so I could better appreciate the … Continue reading

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“I Have Russian Nesting Doll…”

[Contains “Giggle Dirt” and SPOILERS!!!] The fifth season of New Girl (2016) had the potential to be the show’s strongest to date, with the Schmidt-and-Cece-Wedding arc providing a solid structural spine and a fertile new source of stories and jokes… … Continue reading

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“Will You Accept My Hose?”

[Contains bagel-socks and SPOILERS!!!] In the wake of my withdrawal from Childrens Hospital, I decided to scarf down the first season of Burning Love (2012), a spoof “reality” dating show created/written by Erica Oyama and directed by her husband, Ken … Continue reading

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The Healing Power Of Laughter/Medicine

Over the past couple months I’ve been working my way through all seven seasons of Childrens Hospital (2008-2016), which began as a short-form web-series spoofing serious medical dramas, before evolving into an Emmy-award-winning TV show (via Adult Swim) and setting … Continue reading

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“Diamonds!” “Incest!”

Comedy Central’s satirical-spoof-historical-“reality”-show Another Period returned for a well-deserved second season this week, picking up the various soapy plot threads left dangling at the end of last year’s finale, and re-introducing us to the monstrously self-absorbed Bellacourt family, and their … Continue reading

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For Whom The Custard Bell Tolls

At one time or another I’m sure we’ve all wondered what would happen if someone smooshed The Real Housewives of Wherever together with Upstairs Downstairs… right? Well, wonder no longer, dear reader, because Natasha Leggero and Riki Lindhome have kindly … Continue reading

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