the baggy trousered misanthropist

missives issued from the lair

Oh god. What fresh hell is this?  The Viewer’s forays into the depths of dramality television are not new. I have repeatedly articulated my worries about her viewing habits, but intially I trusted her, accepting in good faith her explanation that the Jersey Shore thing was justified on the basis that it was at the forefront of …

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Image via hitfix. The Viewer is a huge fan of crime fiction and police procedurals.  What she chooses to do with the vast amount of knowledge she has gained from this predilection has evaded me to date, but I do occasionally feel that allowing her to watch them may in the future make me an …

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Birgitte Nyborg. Camo chic. Image via linktv.org. The Viewer has developed an unhealthy fascination with Birgitte Nyborg. She believes that, like Birgitte, she is essentially a good hearted person who, through the machinations of others, is perpetually criticised and wilfully misunderstood for simply trying to do the right thing by everyone. For anyone preparing to …

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