Tag Archives: Rachel Dratch

“What’s Shakin’, Yenta?”

To celebrate the start of the festive season, I decided to re-watch The Hebrew Hammer (2003), a seasonal “Jewsploitation” comedy starring Adam Goldberg as the eponymous private detective, who’s hired to save Hanukkah after Santa’s despotic son ‘Damien’ (Andy Dick) … 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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When Two Lemons Collide

Finally caught up with the fifth season of 30 Rock, and laughed myself silly. I don’t really have anything to say about the quality or hilarity of this season in comparison to its predecessors, but I was glad to see … 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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Nouveau-Retro

A few weeks ago I joked about resisting the urge to rush out and buy a copy of Down With Love (2003) after watching Leatherheads… and ever since then, copies of the darn thing have been appearing in every second-hand … Continue reading

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Tina Fey as “Liz Lemon”

Over here in the UK, Saturday Night Live is usually only discussed when one of their alumni makes a movie. I think I can vaguely recall a time when the show was broadcast over here, but that was a long … Continue reading

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