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….
QOTD: Louis CK on his HBO nudity
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.”
Shameless Thank You Plug For Helping Us Dodge The Media Circus
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!
Stephen Colbert Fulsome Appreciation Thread
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.
What? I have a non-comedy blog?
It’s Sydney Comedy Festival time. I may be somewhat distracted.
At least we’ll always have Blackadder
Somebody has managed to get an extraordinary cast together for a sequel to the highly uneven outing that was Johnny English (2003). Hm.
From the so bad it’s awesome department
Worst celebrity choir evah? I think Rick Astley is not only the only one there who can really sing, he’s also the only one who knows all the words…
Ricky Gervais at the Golden Globes: what did they expect?
Say what? Gervais got famous by making people uncomfortable at why they are laughing at his material, by deliberately crossing boundaries of “good taste”, and he also has a mean streak. This is not A Great Big Showbiz Secret.
Whoydensday: Mitch Benn’s “Doctor Who Girl”
I have to confess to a guilty secret: I love Mitch Benn’s “Doctor Who Girl”. It makes me feel all warm and gooey. But before I hand in my “good feminist” card, I will say, I rather suspect that this whole song is tongue-in-cheek —
Laughing at mental illness
“Mental illness isn’t abnormal,” she says. “It just exaggerates experiences that everybody goes through. Everybody has felt sad, been slightly hyperactive. Mental illness isn’t this separate world – it’s just a step beyond the normal world.”