Revivals

Tonys the best TV show. Actual talent on display from old classics Oklahoma or Kiss Me Kate. James Corden. Who new? He was great.

Big Little Lies. Season 2. Abusive husband replaced by abusive mother-in-law. Of course. Celeste takes the bait. Evil and dark, Meryl Streep is even better in the role than I’d predicted. Real. Resonates.

Rory woke up and commanded Canada’s course. Welcome back.

Me Worry?

Trump’s nicknames do resonate. Sleepy Creepy Joe. Crazy Bernie.

But. When Trump dubbed Buttigieg Alfred E. Neuman, Mayor Pete had to Google it. For us oldsters, Mad Magazine, and its mascot are easy to conjure. That familiar face of our generation was derived from several drawings including a c. 1940’s postcard.

Have to admit. Trump nailed it with this one.

Wight Night

The long awaited battle. Night King v. Bran & Arya. Wind whistles as everyone anticipates in silence at Winterfell. Dragons spew fire and ice. Melisandre conjures her torches. Wights cross the flaming trenches. Winter is here. The invasion has begun.

Dark scenes of blood and gore. Then. At the crescendo. Piano infused slow motion vignettes. Gorgeous. A beautiful stand alone art film. And. Ultimately satisfying. Only rivaled by Cersei’s revenge last season.

Game of Thrones. Three more to go.

Maundy Barr

And so it begins. Mueller Time. Republicans will look to AG Barr’s washing away any evidence of high crimes and misdemeanors as redemption. Democrats will see Barr’s news conference as a whitewash of obstruction charges. As always, each side will take away the words which corroborate its own Trump narrative.

Journalism’s low bar for objectivity no more glaring than anchors’ hair on fire even before the report is released.

Nancy Pelosi will ultimately play Pontius Pilate.

In better news. Mayor Pete can speak beautiful French. Just to brighten his halo before an NYC fundraiser. And. Capitalism again rules. $800 million already raised to rebuild Notre Dame.

Queens Rule

Queens ruled at the Oscars of 2019. Bohemian Rhapsody. Rami Malek walked like an Egyptian. Olivia Coleman in The Favourite. Adam Lambert my favorite of all Queens. Mad World. Lady Gaga reigned supreme.

Angela Bassett wins best everything in her stunning pink gown. Stupidest dress Kacey Musgraves’ pink mess. So yes. Another year. Another show.

Doilies Redux

Doilies. Charming Victorian crochet things. Collars. Coasters. Chair head rests in China. Backing for traditional Valentines. How did we get from those to life-sized Teddy Bears and onesie pajama-grams? Yeesh.

Don’t plan on putting your Starbucks mug on a Schultz for President doily. His town hall was a snooze fest. He’s good at defining problems. Short on solutions. Waiting for a candidate with charisma. Or Mike.