The Cutprice Guignol

The Sixth Year: American Sigh Story

The Mandalorian S2E7: The Believer

What’s behind the mask?

Read the rest of this entry »

The Mandalorian S2E6: The Tragedy

Okay, I have a Star Wars confession to make. Long have I tried to keep this a secret (not really), but it’s time – this latest episode of The Mandalorian, The Tragedy, gives me no other choice but to expose myself and beg for forgiveness in front of all the rest of you Star Wars mavens, and people who are just here because Baby Yoda is cute and jetpacks are cool.

Read the rest of this entry »

Avatar Aang and the Vitality of Joy

Okay, so I know that I’m significantly late to this. And I know that I’ve been talking an improbable amount about projects that Dave Filoni has worked on in the last few days. But I’m ready, it’s here, it’s time: it’s the Avatar: The Last Airbender article-post-meridian.

Read the rest of this entry »

The Mandalorian S2E5: The Jedi

It was my birthday yesterday (oh, if you want to get me something, by the way, let me be really cheeky and leave my wishlist here), and Dave Filoni came through with a gift.

Read the rest of this entry »

Twenty-Five Life Lessons in Twenty-Five Years

Every year, come my birthday, I find myself wanting to do those “X life lessons in X years” sort of posts. And I always talk myself out of it, because I am still, fundamentally, a real dumbass with real dumbass energy underqualified to give anyone advice on anything other than what horror movie to watch, maybe.

Read the rest of this entry »

The Mandalorian S2E4: The Siege

Read the rest of this entry »

Case File: The Murder of Faith Hedgepeth

Things have been a little quiet over at the Guignol the last couple of weeks because I’ve been working on something for another site! Please check out my first true crime case file, covering the murder of Faith Hedgepeth, and let me know if you’d like to see more stuff like it.

The Mandalorian S2E3: The Heiress

Look, if there’s one thing that The Mandalorian can do to get me back on side after a slight wobble last week, it’s by peeling open by skull and shoving it’s fingers into the big, squidgy, The Clone Wars part of my brain and wiggling them around until something lights up.

Read the rest of this entry »

The Mandalorian S2E2: The Passenger

Let me share with you a new theory that I have just come up with.

Read the rest of this entry »

Jericho S1S13/14: Black Jack/Heart of Winter

Things are getting cold in Jericho.

Read the rest of this entry »