Christine Brandel

Christine Brandel was born in the American Midwest but came to life in England's East Midlands. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in literary journals all over the world, and in 2013, she published Tell This To Girls: The Panic Annie Poems. She rants and raves through her character Agatha Whitt-Wellington (Miss) on the blog, Everyone Needs an Algonquin. More of her work can be found at clbwrites.com. Find her on Twitter @clbwrites.

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Reviews // 2 Articles
//Columns

Is the Comedy Duo Mitchell and Webb Really 'Back'? | 24 Sep 2017 // 9:30 PM

Mitchell and Webb's created personas culminated in their groundbreaking sitcom, Peep Show. Reuniting for new series Back, will it be more of the same? Does that even matter?

The Relentlessly Hopeful Comedy of 'The Last Leg' | 15 Aug 2017 // 9:00 PM

Political comedy is necessary these days. But hope is even more so. Thankfully, The Last Leg provides both.

//Reviews

Rage, Rivalry and Rose Hip Tea:' Veep: The Complete First Season' | 25 Mar 2013 // 11:10 PM

Thanks to Veep's sharp writing and excellent ensemble cast, Armando Iannucci's satirical look at the office of the Vice President lifts the lid on the powerlessness of those in power.

More Than Friends: 'Episodes: The Complete First and Second Seasons' | 8 Jan 2013 // 1:50 AM

Yes, Episodes is Matt LeBlanc's triumphant return to television comedy, but the show combines strong character development, wit, and good acting to deliver much more than just Joey to our screens.

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//Blogs

NYFF 2017: 'Mudbound'

// Notes from the Road

"Dee Rees’ churning and melodramatic epic follows two families in 1940s Mississippi, one black and one white, and the wars they fight abroad and at home.

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