Tag Archives: Molly Shannon

Alimony & Acrimony

Although I respect what Sharon Horgan has achieved as an award-winning comedy writer/actress, I find her style of humour too acidic for my tastes, and have never been able to watch any of her shows beyond the first episode… until … Continue reading

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The Healing Power Of Laughter/Medicine

Over the past couple months I’ve been working my way through all seven seasons of Childrens Hospital (2008-2016), which began as a short-form web-series spoofing serious medical dramas, before evolving into an Emmy-award-winning TV show (via Adult Swim) and setting … Continue reading

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“Crap! She Looks Crazy Right Now…”

[Contains slushy-facials and SPOILERS!!!] Hankering for a little more Lea Michele in my life, I was lucky enough to find the first season of Glee (2009) for sale in my local Poundland, and promptly set about working my way through … 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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Fresmaybe…?

[Contains cash-poor sex-shops and SPOILERS!!!] The last time I checked, Addicted to Fresno (2015) had a rating in the 30%-range on both Metacritic and Rotten Tomatoes… which seems a little harsh to me. By my reckoning, this dark indie comedy … Continue reading

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A Kind Of Crazy 1: Abby-Normal

[Contains hard-core food pron and SPOILERS!!!] I’ve already mentioned one of my reasons for being wary of the Hannibal TV series, but I was also a little put off by the male-dominated cast… so kudos to showrunner Bryan Fuller for … Continue reading

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As Ugly As I Seem

The second disc in my boxset of Farrelly Brothers flicks was Shallow Hal (2001), starring Jack Black as the eponymous ass who gets hypnotised by life-coach Tony Robbins into seeing people’s “inner beauty”, rather than their skin-deep physical appearance… which is … Continue reading

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