Tag Archives: Hippiness

Folk You

The other major find I found while scrounging around the charity shops last week was the first season of Flight of the Conchords for just three pounds! Bonza! Having already given the lie to the notion that the second season … Continue reading

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Come Back, Rogue 1

[Contains sadly two-dimensional SPOILERS!!!] I wasn’t especially keen to see Avatar (2009) at the cinema, because of its epic running time… but, weirdly for such a popular movie, I’ve never seen a copy of the DVD going s-hand in any … Continue reading

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HippieWatch: Guerrin Gardner

While we’re on the subject of cavorting “flower children”, this week’s instalment of New Girl (ep #1.16) saw the disarmingly domestic dandy ‘Schmidt’ (Max Greenfield) casting off his household duties, work commitments, and finely tailored clothing, in order to join … Continue reading

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Cutting Class

So, today sees the “network premiere” of the St Trinian’s reboot (2007) on Ch4… not that “network premieres” really count for much these days, what with the abundance of film channels, cheap DVDs and interweb torrents. Still, it’s bound to mean … 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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HippieWatch!

After Goth Chicks, I’d have to say that my next favourite (and most fancied) comedy archetype is the Hippie Chick. Of course, they don’t crop up in modern comedies as often as they did back in the day, but you … Continue reading

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Hippy Dippy

Spaced and Hippies both debuted in 1999, and both starred a plucky young actor by the name of Simon Pegg… but that’s pretty much where the similarities end. In the former, he plays a bitter and cynical comic book artist, … Continue reading

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Dare to be Ditzy

Last night I watched a BBC3 documentary called I Believe In Miracles (part of a series where various celebrities proclaim a belief in something a bit spooky or unlikely), which followed Jodie Kidd as she explored the world of miracle … Continue reading

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