Category Archives: Television

THE VERONICA MARS AUTOPSY

It’s easier to imagine television shows somewhat akin to a tank full of pet fish. Some are brightly coloured, some are plain, and some have those googly eyes that make me wonder if fish can have thyroid problems. From time … Continue reading

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HUSBANDS: MORE THAN MEETS THE I DO [REVIEW]

Things you can spend three minutes doing: angst over whether to arrange your Star Wars DVDs in external or internal chronological order, play three games of Bejewelled Blitz, or, watch an episode of Husbands. I strongly recommend the last option. Husbands is … Continue reading

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FIREFLY: BLINK AND YOU’LL MISS IT

Recently my geek esteem took a battering when I found myself in a debate about the best Firefly character (Wash) and I realised I was handicapped in backing up my arguments by the fact that my memories of the show … Continue reading

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AMERICA, PLEASE LEAVE OUR SHERLOCK ALONE

Obviously, you know and love the BBC television series, Sherlock. If you don’t, I don’t even know why you’re here. Go buy the series on DVD, steal it from a friend or fly to England and watch them film it … Continue reading

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SUPERNATURAL SELECTION: DEATH OF A GENRE

There has been a silent war raging for the past few years, and at this point, it seems that the wrong side has all but won. The land of Supernatural Fiction, once an arguably strong, proud and vaguely nerdy genre … Continue reading

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THE MUPPETS: PONDERINGS OF A MUPPETS VIRGIN [REVIEW]

I want to start by confessing that before this week, I had never seen a Muppets movie. This, at least in the YouTube community, can cause a person to be put in the ‘impure fan’ box and prompts the typical “GET … Continue reading

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LIFE’S TOO SHORT FOR MORE GERVAIS DRIVEL [REVIEW]

Here’s how the pitch for Life’s Too Short went: Gervais: Who is the funniest person alive? Merchant: Well, obviously you are. Gervais: Right, and who are the funniest race of people? Merchant: Well, I’d have to say dwarves. Gervais: Correct again. So … Continue reading

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