Tag Archives: Withnail and I

Robinson Remembers

I’ve been obsessing over Withnail & I lately. I think it’s because I’m hoping to get Bruce Robinson’s new book about the Jack the Ripper murders for Christmas. Turns out the writer/director of that great cult film is also a vintage crime researcher who counts many screen credits that might come as a surprise: he [...]

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Hell Yes

I’ve sang the praises of Withnail and I on the blog before, but I was recently reminded of another, great, bizarre British comedy that also debuted in 1987. I’m not sure what was in the water that year, but it was something compellingly strange and relentlessly absurd. Looking at DVD’s online, I came across a [...]

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Rosencrantz and Guildenstern are Drunk

What up, homies? In a recent episode of Coincidence Control Network, we celebrated the 25th anniversary of the hilarious cult movie, Withnail and I. This shambling wreck of a tale finds two down-and-out actors drinking their way through their damaged, dilapidated days, simply trying to get out of the city to enjoy the fresh air [...]

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Coincidence Control Network: Episode the 19th

Rise up, morning risers… The Coincidence Control Network has taken this week off, comrades. If you missed last week’s podcast I can assure you the tentacles are still thrashing about its profanely snapping, diamond-studded beak. Episode the 19th features: Hippies and Hells Angels together again; Pell vs. Slime; virgin boy eggs in your mouth; gay [...]

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