Matt Berry is becoming more and more irritating by the day. A victim of overexposure, back in the noughties, his appearances were few and far between but these days he’s everywhere, most of the time in voice-only form, giving his mock-seventies or eighties delivery to anything with a […]
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Lil Pump, that rainbow-haired peddler of pish, today releases his sophomore album titled Harverd Dropout and I’m sure his fans will go crazy over it despite the LP lacking in every way possible. To anybody with a healthy tympanic membrane, Pump’s eponymous debut release sounded inferior and yet […]
It seems that only a couple of decades ago, if you were a republican, you didn’t have an overabundance of royalist TV shows and films shoved down your throat. Up until very recently, all you had to put up with was the occasional movie such as The Madness […]
Velvet Buzzsaw could have been so much more. Written and directed by Dan Gilroy and focussing on the art world, the trailer promised satire, thrills, supernatural goings on, and potentially great performances by the likes of Jake Gyllenhaal, Rene Russo, Toni Collette, and John Malkovich. Unfortunately, the end […]
Although quite unique, Shirley Bassey’s singing voice has always sounded strange to me, like an airhorn on a train somehow became sentient. To my ears, her elongated vocals are akin to a cat slowly being squashed under a slow-moving steamroller. Her singing also has a slight doppler effect, […]
Ben Shephard is one dull, bland, vanilla motherfucker. Originally appearing in teeny-breakfast TV shows The Bigger Breakfast and T4, it seems that Shephard has some kind of cunning plan to make our mornings as tame and banal as possible. His quest for sunrise-shittery now has him front and […]
Every now and again a rapper pops-up on the scene, becomes popular and sets the bar so low that the next act would have to be paper-thin to get through. The latest one-dimensional contender to limbo under this ever-shrinking Hip-Pop bar is Kodak Black (real name Dieuson Octave) […]
While I’m in the mood for writing about past-it, racist Rock stars, I have to mention Eric Patrick Clapton CBE, member of bands The Yardbirds and Cream, and number fucking 2 in Rolling Stone’s Top 100 Guitarists (higher than Prince, Van Helen, Santana, Chuck Berry, and B.B. King […]
Morrissey is a perfect example of the need to separate the art from the artist. I’ll be the first to admit that despite wandering around the periphery of pretentiousness, The Smiths’ made some memorable, downbeat, melancholic rock. That being said, regardless of the fact that the group’s musical […]
Jason Clarke is a weird-looking actor. His dishevelled appearance and angular facial features are either distracting or just unappealing to look at. It’s not like he’s a brilliant character actor – he’s no Jeffrey Wright or Philip Seymor Hoffman for example – Jason Clarke is a middling performer, […]
Following any kind of criticism these days, the criticism in turn receives criticism, the second set of criticisers criticising the first set of people for criticising what they think should never be criticised. This cycle of shite then leads to the second set of people labelling the first […]
According to the title of Lil Yachty‘s latest album, he has “Nuthin’ 2 Prove“. That’s strange, I thought he still had to prove he can make a listenable album. Well, apparently not, because this his third LP is very much like his previous offerings; dumbed-down, repetitive shite with […]
Remember back in the 1980s when sequels beyond a trilogy were considered sub-par? From Jaws 4 to Rocky V, the further the series went, the worse it became. Unfortunately these days, the rules have changed. From Fast And The Furious to Saw, every shite movie has umpteen sequels […]