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“The Meaninglessness Is Very Nice”

When not stealing scenes/hearts as ‘Nadia’ in New Girl, the English-born model-turned-actress Rebecca Reid also moonlights as a stand-up comedian in various clubs around L.A…. where, as far as I can tell from the scant clips I’ve seen, she traffics in … Continue reading

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“I Have Russian Nesting Doll…”

[Contains “Giggle Dirt” and SPOILERS!!!] The fifth season of New Girl (2016) had the potential to be the show’s strongest to date, with the Schmidt-and-Cece-Wedding arc providing a solid structural spine and a fertile new source of stories and jokes… … 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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The New Nadir

[Contains incomplete baby-cages and SPOILERS!!!] Despite the fact that this week’s episode of New Girl featured the eagerly-awaited return of Rebecca Reid as callous Russian model ‘Nadia’ (hilarious as always), and the welcome addition of Greta Lee as Nick’s dream … Continue reading

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Chloë: Cameo Queen

I’ve enjoyed Chloë Sevigny’s contributions to a lot of great films over the years (Trees Lounge and American Psycho being two personal faves), but now I’m a little scared that she’s started stalking me through my TV screen, by taking … Continue reading

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