EVERYTHING MARKED WITH: 1 & 1/2 Stars


Troy Holmes July 17th, 2014 by

Troy Holmes… is that a man or a lady? It sounds like a man, doesn’t it? A male erotic film star, in fact. Troy Holmes. Good name. Yet it seems from the picture that Troy Holmes is a lady. Ooh hang on, she’s American. That explains everything. Anyway, to start my discussion of Troy Holmes, […]


Lottie Ormerod July 17th, 2014 by

Well, thank fuck that Lottie Ormerod took time out from her busy schedule of reviewing things like Princess Pumpalot: The Farting Princess to go and see one comedy show in 2014. Please don’t think, however, that Ormerod is unschooled in the ways of comedy: on the contrary she knows exactly what it’s like to be […]


Brian Logan July 17th, 2014 by

It is a curious thing that, while 95 per cent of stand-ups are on-message with the Guardian’s brand of sympathetic socialism, Brian Logan has little sympathy for stand-up. His reviews are grumpy, condescending and keen to make it clear that it is HIS time everyone is wasting. Sometimes his opinions are so bombastic that they’re […]


Nione Meakin July 3rd, 2014 by

In 2008 Meakin reviewed Rob Deb’s The Dork Knight Returns, giving it one star. In 2009 she reviewed Rob Deb’s Army of Dorkness 2, complaining that it was just as hateful as the show she’d seen the previous year and giving it another one-star review. She didn’t review very much else that year. She doesn’t […]