A look at how I've been diverting myself lately.
READ: The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Clay by Michael Chabon [I've been acting like such an expert on comic books lately].
COMING UP: Don DeLillo, Evelyn Waugh, Zoe Heller.
SAW: We Have a Pope.
THIS WEEK'S MOVIE NIGHT PICKS:
THEME: Based on TV Shows.
KITO'S SELECTION: The Addams Family (dir. Sonnenfeld, 1991).
MINE: The Fugitive (Davis, 1993) [gets my vote for best use of Chicago as a setting].
LISTENED TO: Leonard Cohen, The Complete Studio Albums Collection [he's really good at lyrics and really good at spoiling a cheerful mood].
Obama's support for same-sex marriage, pop music, Kito, comedy, the BFF, books, movies, show tunes, AIDS, the 2012 election, the Goodman, the Internet, art, my dog Lucy, inter-species animal friendships, my family, television, anti-gay bullying, sleep, Arkansas, Christianity, race.
MY FAVORITE PLAYWRIGHTS:
1. William Shakespeare.
2. Anton Chekhov.
3. Tennessee Williams.
4. Samuel Beckett.
And now, a friendly reminder that Mother's Day is this Sunday, May 13.