Tag Archives: Jenny Slate

A Fantabulous Fail?

There’s been a lot of news stories lately about the relatively lacklustre box-office performance of the new DC movie (formerly) known as “Birds of Prey (and the Fantabulous Emancipation of One Harley Quinn)”, as well as a fascinating Deadline article … Continue reading

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“So, You’ve Gone Insane. That’s Fun.”

[Contains dried robin’s blood and SPOILERS!!!] The major story arc dominating Season Six of Parks and Recreation (2013), aside from ‘Leslie Knope’s (Amy Poehler) acrimonious recall from the City Council, was the not-entirely-unrelated merging of cash-strapped Eagleton (and its super-snooty … Continue reading

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“This Is Why I Prefer Nightmares.”

[Contains pixelated “penis hats” and SPOILERS!!!] Unfortunately for all, the major story arc dominating Season Five of Parks and Recreation (2012) was newly-elected-council-woman ‘Leslie Knope’s (Amy Poehler) clashes with overbearing butthead ‘Jeremy Jamm’ (Jon Glaser), who is easily the worst … Continue reading

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Aubrey On The Brain

I’m currently knee-deep in an obsessive Aubrey Plaza binge, having just gobbled down the first season of Legion, with the first season of Parks and Recreation for afters, and various YouTube skits and interview clips to fill in the cracks… … Continue reading

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Harley-volution (Pt. 7)

[Continuing my compulsive cataloguing of Harley Quinn‘s various on-screen appearances, in (roughly) chronological order. Contains will-crushing fist-bumps and SPOILERS!!!] After her brief cameo in an earlier instalment of the short-and-snappy Justice League Action cartoon series, our ‘Harley’ (Tara Strong) returned … Continue reading

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Harley-volution (Pt. 6)

[Continuing my compulsive cataloguing of Harley Quinn‘s various on-screen appearances, in (roughly) chronological order. Contains banana-flavoured betrayal and SPOILERS!!!] Back in the world of toy-bricks, ‘Harley’ (Tara Strong) had another minor-supporting-villain role in Lego DC Comics Super Heroes: Justice League … Continue reading

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“Hallo. Wine-And-Cheese. Ding-Dong!”

I’ve now finished watching Season 35 of Saturday Night Live (2009), and have to express my disappointment at the dearth of Jenny Slate sightings. After her foul-mouthed flame-out in the premiere, she was mostly deployed as a back-up singer/dancer, and … Continue reading

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Saturday Night Slate

Morbid curiosity finally got the better of me, and I decided to start working through Jenny Slate’s infamous/inglorious stint on the 35th(!) season of Saturday Night Live (2009)… I already knew that she’d been fired for accidentally dropping an F-bomb live on-air, … Continue reading

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“Dolphin-itely!”

[Contains painful lip-piercings and SPOILERS!!!] I decided to buy myself the Kroll Show boxset, as an early b-day present… and am now very much grateful to myself for being so thoughtful! After reading some retrospective comments about the first season, … Continue reading

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Obviously Awesome

I try not to get too excited about forthcoming shows and films when they’re first mooted, because “Que Sera, Sera”… but when I read that actress Jenny Slate and writer/director Gillian Robespierre (of Obvious Child fame) were reuniting to produce … Continue reading

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