Tag Archives: Molly Shannon

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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When Life Gives You Lemlers

On a whim I decided to rewatch the first season of 30 Rock as a pick-me-up, and while the jokes have become rather over-familiar through frequent viewing, I was surprised to spot a couple of cameos I’d never noticed before… … 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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Kith

Apparently something’s gone wonky in my brain, causing me to enjoy short-lived and critically reviled sitcoms, while simultaneously rejecting hugely successful hits. I swear it’s not on purpose! I’m not consciously trying to be a contrarian! It’s just my poor … 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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Carrie on Sexin’: Season Five

Season Five of Sex and the City is the shortest one of the set, due to SJP’s unfortunate abduction by aliens at the beginning of 2002. Apparently they beamed her aboard their flying saucer, and performed all sorts of bizarre … Continue reading

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