Kate Harding dissects Germaine’s latest blithering (Germs doesn’t always blither, but I cannot think of a better description for this particular effort) in Salon. Great job.
Friday Hoyden: Candice Bergen
Why do I have Bergen pegged as a Hoyden? The characters she has played on television does bust submissive femininity norms, so that’s part of it. But I think it’s her bad singing that has really reeled me in. It’s hard enough to sing in public when you can hold a tune, but it takes a special kind of hoydenish chutzpah to do it when you can’t. And I like that.
Someone I very much hope to see on stage next year as he tours and does a few festivals: Tim Minchin. In this brief clip he reviews the film “Donnie Darko” for the benefit of Margaret Pomeranz.
Update Friday 9th May: The Guardian has taken down the blog post and article featured in the following post. The original report has been challenged strongly and no-one else has come forward to support the allegations. I will leave the… Read More ›
Sorry. In-joke. Forget you saw anything, including the couple of revisions of this short post. Instead: what do you think of this list of 50 Greatest Comedy Sketches of All Time? (Via sweetmachine at Shapely Prose.)