Tag Archives: Jenny Slate

“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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Bread With Butter

The Jenny Slate love-fest continues with Catherine (2013), a 12-part web-series the actress co-wrote with her husband, Dean Fleischer-Camp, who also served as director/editor, helping to keep the piece on track, tonally. The best way I can describe this brilliant anti-sitcom is … Continue reading

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“I Have A Human Vagina!”

I was already a fan of Jenny Slate the sketch/character comic… and now, after watching Obvious Child (2014), I can also respect her as a dramatic actress too! This low-budget indie rom-com might not be to everyone’s tastes… both the … Continue reading

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Buttersweet Goodbyes

[Contains forgotten parrots and SPOILERS!!!] I didn’t find the third season of Kroll Show quite as final as the pre-publicity led me to expect… true, one of my fave characters (‘Dr. Armond’) did die in the penultimate episode, but then … Continue reading

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No More Tuna?

After running a Google search for Kroll Show this morning, I found myself torn by a “good news/bad news” combo: Bad News: The third season, which begins on January 13th, will be a swan-song for the “sketch-uational” comedy show, as creator/star … Continue reading

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“Hah! Lady Hands!”

Brooklyn Nine-Nine returned for its second season this week, and if that wasn’t exciting enough, the opening episode featured a cameo by Jenny Slate as the mistress of a notorious mobster that Jake (Andy Samberg) was attempting to track down while … Continue reading

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