TSM posted my latest rhapsody in dame this weekend. Up at bat: comedienne and primordial beast bait Syd Wilder.
She’s more than half purty. And she tells some solid jokes. Original text below.
If there’s one thing SyFy is known for, it’s Battlestar Galactica. But if there are two things, they’re BSG and hilariously bad primordial beast movies.
Enter Syd Wilder. This Georgia peach does for bikinis what bikinis used to do for themselves. If you want to see her in one and can’t be bothered to hunt down herBenchwarmer trading cards, she’s found in this January’s gloriously titled Piranhaconda.
If you can’t wait till then, or have a deep-seated phobia of chimeras or underutilized actresses, she was also in the impossibly-not-a-SyFy-original production Super Shark. Or you could check out her act (we said act) at Flapper’s Comedy Club in Burbank, CA on October 6th.
That’s right, she’s not just a bikini model, she’s a graduate of Pretty Funny Women, although they also employ her as a bikini model, because you don’t sit on that kind of goodness (much as you might want to, ideally while wearing a rubber duck costume and singing Captain & Tennille tunes).
So yes, she can make you laugh, assuming you first re-train your eyes to blink. Man, look at her. All that geometry is giving us a trigonomic function. She’s got eyes that could thaw an iceberg, and a figure that would give the silhouettes on mud flaps body issues. It’d be worth getting devoured by a monster, because at least deep in the belly of the beast you’d be in low-lit close quarters with her.