Christine Brandel

Christine Brandel was born in the American Midwest but came to life in England's East Midlands. She is an educator and a writer. Her poetry and fiction have appeared in literary journals on both sides of the Atlantic, and she was a columnist for the arts and literature magazine, Incorporating Writing. She rants and raves through her character Agatha Whitt-Wellington (Miss) on her blog, Everyone Needs an Algonquin.

Columns // 22 Articles
Reviews // 2 Articles
//Columns

'Inside No. 9': The Beautiful Horror Continues | 26 May 2015 // 9:30 PM

Series 2 of Steve Pemberton and Reece Shearsmith's Inside No. 9 provides a perfect balance of tragedy and comedy.

It’s Not That Steven Toast Is a Total Failure | 18 Mar 2015 // 8:30 PM

Arthur Mathew and Matt Berry's sitcom, Toast of London is almost too weird and wonderful to put into words.

//Reviews

Rage, Rivalry and Rose Hip Tea:' Veep: The Complete First Season' | 25 Mar 2013 // 10:10 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 // 12:50 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

Counterbalance: The Avalanches' 'Since I Left You'

// Sound Affects

"Get a drink, have a good time now. Welcome to paradise, and read all about the 305th most acclaimed album of all time. An Australian plunderphonics pioneer is this week’s Counterbalance.

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