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As promised earlier this week, here’s a Miranda appreciation thread. MGEITF – Miranda: A Masterclass Miranda Hart, the award winning star of Miranda, is joined by co-star Sarah Hadland and BBC Head of In-House Comedy Mark Freeland to give a master class on the hit sitcom. The session examined the show’s origins on Radio 2, how the BBC2 commission came… Read more →
Feminist commentary of popular songs, excellent music and a whole lot of laughs: Lady Sings it Better.
Content Note: discussion of rape jokes
You know that old chestnut. COMEDY SHOULD BE SACROSANCT. YOU SHOULD BE ABLE TO JOKE ABOUT ANYTHING. TO ANYONE.
The shows we love, the shows we love to hate, the shows we want to love but just don’t do it for us, guilty pleasures and comfort viewing: what floats your televisual boat and why?
Here are just some of the shows I’ve seen in the last week at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival. I got a good day’s rest yesterday (most performers don’t do Monday shows, so it’s a chance for everybody to catch a breath), but I’ve got another 4-5 shows to see today! You can read my reviews over at my comedy… Read more →
Tonight’s Outland takes us on a Fab-ulous journey! Discuss it here! Related posts: Outland Open Thread: Episode 6, “Pride” Outland Open Thread: Episode 5, “Toby” Outland Open Thread: Episode 3, “Andy” Outland Open Thread: Episodes 1 and 2
Last week saw the premiere of a new Australian comedy, Outland, penned by John Richards and Adam Richard, which focuses on the lives of a club for gay sci-fi geeks (or “science fiction enthusiast homosexualists” as club member Rae would prefer).
New AbFab coming – can you believe it’s their 20th anniversary season? Christmas special in the UK, followed by Olympics specials-themed – should be on Auntie ABC in late Jan/early Feb.
The Terminativity takes the Greatest Story Ever Told and adds time travel, a Terminator T-800, a police manhunt, lasers, pitched battles, a handful of catchy tunes and much, much more….
When I hired Pam, I didn’t tell her she was going to be doing anything like that. It wasn’t supposed to be that kind of show. So I said, “You know what, I’ll do it.”
The whole tog family will be dodging the big wedding dress revelation tonight by going to see a comedy show instead. Thank you, generous John Robertson!
Right now I could not love this man more. Welcome to the line that is going to haunt every Google search on your name for the rest of your life, Jon Kyl.
It’s Sydney Comedy Festival time. I may be somewhat distracted. Related posts: Review: Lady Sings it Better QOTD: Louis CK on his HBO nudity Shameless Thank You Plug For Helping Us Dodge The Media Circus Random Googling observation