Tag Archives: Janeane Garofalo

“How Dare You!”

The third and final DVD in the hat-trick of stand-up specials that Santa brought me this year was Janeane Garofalo’s If You Will (2010), recorded live at the Moore Theatre in Seattle. I’ve had a huge crush on Garofalo as an … Continue reading

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Lookit!

[Contains muffin-stump dumping SPOILERS!!!] Watching Season Eight of Seinfeld so soon after Season Five was a slightly jarring experience… and not just because of where the characters’ lives were at, relative to where they were when I last saw them. S8 was the first … Continue reading

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Stood Up In NY

The other day I caught a “Best of…” compilation, from a series called John Oliver’s New York Stand Up Show. Apparently the series originally aired in America in early 2010, so this isn’t exactly breaking news… but a couple of … Continue reading

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Tilly Bye-Bye

And so, the seventh series of Ideal came to a cliff-hanger ending this week… seems like it flew by in the blink of an eye! This is the first time I’ve watched the show properly from start to finish, and … Continue reading

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JG on BBC3!?

I didn’t bother watching Ideal when it first started airing back in 2005, because the premise didn’t sound very promising… for those who don’t know, the sitcom centres around the flat of a small-time cannabis dealer named ‘Moz’ (played by … 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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AWOL

Another Southland Tales character who got short-changed in the film was General Teena MacArthur. As the “system test administrator for the Utopia Three project”, it was basically her job to baby-sit the crispy corpse found in Boxer Santaros’s burned out … Continue reading

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