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BDOTPOTUS*

Veep returned for a fifth season this week, picking up after the nail-biting cliff-hanger-ending of last year’s finale, and pulling all of the regular characters back together again, while also adding another famous face to the extended ensemble: Clea DuVall … Continue reading

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“You Had Wooden Teeth!”

The first season of Seinfeld (1989) wasn’t really a “season” at all, with only five episodes total, including a pilot that bore little resemblance to the series that would follow: The sets were all wrong, Kramer was called “Kessler” (and had … Continue reading

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Stoners & Snoggers

As a Brit, I wasn’t able to watch the Emmy Awards ceremony this week (or rather, I couldn’t be bothered downloading the whole thing, just for a few moments of interest), so I’m grateful to HelloGiggles for posting a handy summation … Continue reading

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Def-Con Fun!

[Contains ghost-written memoirs and SPOILERS!!!] Rather than rest on its laurels, Veep changed things up for its third season, sending ‘Selina Meyer’ (Julia Louis-Dreyfus) off across America on the campaign trail… no longer content to just sit in her office, … Continue reading

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Of Veeps And Vaginas

Being a Brit, I wasn’t able to watch the Emmy Awards ceremony in full, so I’ve been trying to catch up on all my fave nominees via the internets. Firstly, congrats to Julia Louis-Dreyfus, who won Best Lead Actress in … Continue reading

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Loopy

[Contains motorcade-cruisin’ SPOILERS!] Last Saturday, BBC2 were showing In the Loop (2009), so I thought it might be fun to watch it again, to see how it compared to writer/director Armando Iannucci’s subsequent HBO sitcom Veep. In truth, aside from … Continue reading

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VP-Hell 2: The Softening?

Although frequently hilarious, there was something slightly dispiriting about the first season of Veep, which (much like its British forebear, The Thick Of It) left me feeling slightly empty and depressed once the laughter had died down. Strangely, that wasn’t … Continue reading

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