Tag Archives: Gothiness

Rant: Monthly Dee-Lights (9/20)

Just a quick note of some of the funnest content I consumed last month (in no particular order): – After consistently stealing the spotlight from Seth Meyers on his Late Night show, Amber Ruffin has earned her very own topical … Continue reading

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Lockdown Uplift (7/20)

Just a quick note of some of the funnest online content I watched this month (in no particular order): – TV Guide challenged D’Arcy Carden to rank every iteration of her character ‘Janet’ from The Good Place, and thus provide … Continue reading

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Hallowhine 2019

My Hallowe’en got off to a rather dismal start this year, when the local “Zombie Fest” got cancelled due to crappy weather, and I was reduced to skulking around the dull, undecorated shopping centre/mall, in soggy clothes. Thankfully, that disappointment … Continue reading

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Darling Of The Deathlings

A recommendation from a friend has led to me becoming hooked on a surprisingly warm and high-spirited cadaver-centric webseries called Ask A Mortician, hosted by the insanely adorable Caitlin Doughty, who is nobly striving to reclaim the word “morbid” and … Continue reading

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“Vampire-Only Laughing!”

Although I enjoyed Jemaine Clement and Taika Waititi’s flatsharing-vampire mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows (2014), like a lot of shaggy semi-improvised comedies it left me a little underwhelmed… so I was surprised to see it go on to … Continue reading

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GothWatch: Cameron’s Cosmo Cosplay!

Dove Cameron recently appeared as the lead in a sorta-jukebox-musical adaptation of Clueless, so apparently someone at Cosmopolitan had the bright idea to invite her in for a photoshoot where she dressed up as various “teen queen” movie heroines, from Clueless’s … Continue reading

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“The Moon Accepts Your Ridiculous Proposal!”

[Contains “blood orphans” and SPOILERS!!!] The fourth season of Parks and Recreation (2011) was largely dominated by ‘Leslie’s (Amy Poehler) campaign for a seat on the city council… but while it was easy enough to follow, and be drawn in, … Continue reading

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Purgatory Pizza Party

At last, everyone’s favourite supercute-psychiatrist-turned-sociopath, Harley Quinn, has returned to the screen in Suicide Squad: Hell to Pay, a sorta-sequel to Batman: Assault on Arkham, in the sense that it boasts the same basic premise*, devilish sense of humour, and … 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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Quasi-GothWatch: Lazy Susan

Although country-bumpkins like myself only became aware of Celeste Dring after she was cast as Princess Eugenie in The Windsors, she first rose to fame as one half of the sketch-comedy duo Lazy Susan, along with fellow actress Freya Parker. … Continue reading

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