Tag Archives: Saturday Night Live

Critical Condition: White Famous

White Famous | SoHo, 9.00 Thursdays ➢ “White Famous should be better than it is. The half-hour comedy is led by Saturday Night Live veteran Jay Pharoah, a winning impressionist … But White Famous, a shallow show about comedian Floyd Mooney (Pharoah) trying to break into the mainstream, accesses few of its star’s talents. Instead, Pharoah’s […]

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Bill O’Byrne’s Bargain Bin Blues: The Spoils of Babylon

The Spoils of Babylon | Value for money: $$$ Created by Matt Piedmont, Andrew Steele. Starring Tobey Maguire, Kristen Wiig, Will Ferrell. To work out whether you will enjoy The Spoils of Babylon, imagine a Venn diagram of three information sets. (For the younger, NCEA-era readers, just imagine three circles holding hands in a mutually supportive […]

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