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Mind The Schaal

I gave comedy-music-quiz Never Mind the Buzzcocks the cold shoulder a few years ago, but every now and again I’m lured back by an intriguing contestant or guest-host… such as this week’s emcee, the inestimable Kristen Schaal, who performed the minor miracle … Continue reading

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Before the Buzzshark

As I’ve said before, I believe that Never Mind the Buzzcocks lost its bite when it started dropping a random assortment of unqualified “celebs” into the host’s chair, to limply read quips from the teleprompter. These days, it’s nothing more … Continue reading

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Jumping The Buzzsharks

Music-themed-panel-game-quiz-show-thingy Never Mind the Buzzcocks has been circling the drain, in terms of hilarity and relevance, ever since Simon Amstell retired as official host, to pursue a career in “acting”. They’ve tried to keep things interesting by wheeling in a different celebrity … Continue reading

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The Schaal Effect

A while ago I was idly browsing the AV Club homepage, when I spotted a photo of a cute woman… she sort of reminded me of Regina Spektor, who I’d just “discovered”, so I clicked the link out of curiosity, … Continue reading

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