A look at how I've been diverting myself lately.
READ: Star Island by Carl Hiaasen [Michael Grunwald, reviewing a previous Hiaasen novel: "Carl Hiaasen is South Florida's literary proctologist: he examines the region's assholes"].
SAW: Spring Awakening (Phoenix Theatre) [in Indianapolis].
LAST WEEK'S MOVIE NIGHT PICKS:
MINE: Country Strong.
KITO'S: Transformers: Dark of the Moon.
[It wasn't one of our best efforts.]
THIS WEEK'S THEME: The South.
LISTENED TO: Fleetwood Mac, Rumours; Gillian Welch, The Harrow and the Harvest [I've had "Hard Times" stuck in my head for three days].
WATCHING: Glee (Fox), Top Chef: Just Desserts (Bravo), Community (NBC), Parks and Recreation (NBC), Project Runway (Lifetime), The Good Wife (CBS).
Poo, Betty White, movies, writers, conservatives, tabloid fixtures, cities, female pop stars.
THE LAST FOUR SHOWS I SAW:
1. The Argument (Interrobang, 10.9).
2. Caesura: A Butchery (The Plagiarists, 10.5).
3. Spring Awakening (Phoenix Theatre, 10.1).
4. Burying Miss America (New Leaf Theatre, 9.30).
FIVE YEARS AGO: "Is it me, or am I getting gayer?"
In honor of my older sister, whose birthday is today, here's a song we used to sing together all the time when we were little.
(If you're just joining us, I'm a homosexual.)