Jimmy in the Park

The Tonight Show in Central Park. Amazing how much stuff it takes to put on a TV show outdoors. So humid today that the walk was like completing hot yoga. Drippy clothes.

Hope they have fans tonight. Jimmy Fallon. Blake Lively. Carrie Underwood. People were already lining up before noon. The show itself was silly. Sitting at his desk in front of a huge crowd.

Quiet Grey

City schools closed for Rosh Hashanah. Two days. Today every local New York network channel is commemorating 9/11 seventeen years ago. Until noon. A surreal quiet around the city. Even Times Square. Drizzly grey low clouds act as a further shroud. Things should liven up soon. Jimmy Fallon’s bringing his Tonight Show to Central Park this Thursday.

Not good. When Omarosa thinks the same way I do. She told The View she believes Mike Pence’s chief of staff Nick Ayers is the anonymous op-ed author. Don Jr. says it’s a low-level. Qui sait?

Fashion Woke

Evening stroll last night. No Parking signs along CPW. But. A parade of big black cars were parked for six blocks. Oh. Ralph Lauren’s 50th Anniversary show. Who knew? Oprah. And such. Glitz on Bethesda Terrace. No Cardi B – Nicki fountain-wrestling though. That we know.

Sidewalk spots buzzing on Columbus. Fashionistas out and about. Charity walks and races. Lots of pink. Yes. It’s early Fall in the City.

Laborious Daze

No relief from a triple H summer even after Labor Day. Crispy air soon please.

Apparently John McCain decided to say #fu to #metoo. Both Charlie Rose and Tom Brokaw were at the Washington D.C. service. Gary Hart a pall bearer. Bill Clinton in the front pew.

Next leg of the FedEx Cup. Boston TPC, which it’s not. It’s in Norton. Boring venue with sophomoric galleries. Bryson DeChambeau’s second win. Destined to be on the Ryder Cup team now. Tiger likes his mechanics. A partnership in the making. Get out the clock.

Jack Ryan for an end of summer getaway. Homeland lite. Krasinski’s appealing.

Sunday Scenes

Today’s final pairing at Ridgewood, NJ. Keegan Bradley & Bryson DeChambeau. Why aren’t they constantly on the clock? As they painstakingly perseverate over lining up each shot, there’s plenty of time to take a long walk around the block.

Never know who or what you’ll see. A visiting star from the great beyond. Or. A guy shlepping his flea market furniture find home. Only in NYC!

 

 

Queens Rule

Ocasio-Cortez had a positive message. She did not focus on her gender or ethnicity nor did she dwell on hating Trump. But rather gave her attention to girls behind the bars and guys in the garbage trucks. Yup. That will win back working class votes. Well done. Even though. She’s an avowed Socialist. So. A blue county turns bluer. Doesn’t change the congressional landscape and moves the party further left. Works in Queens. Swing districts. Not so much.

Speaking of queens. Stephen Frears of The Queen directs the quirky cheeky A Very English Scandal on Amazon. Homosexuality in the Beatles-era. Based on the story of MP Jeremy Thorpe portrayed brilliantly by Hugh Grant. Excellent ensemble cast.