Ooh, boy. Where have I been? And where has the time gone? I see here that the last time I wrote in this blog was APRIL!?! Does this happen to you? Step away from something for just a minute and when you come back, months have passed....
It’s one of the main reasons for structure around our writing projects. I never miss deadlines—and I show up for the important projects, but we all need support and structure. This port blog, it’s just been sitting here, neglected, because I’ve been finishing my book, and programming all over the place, and and and....
I do have a new RANDOM THOUGHTS post to share—some of it will be woefully passé, but that’s how it goes with popular culture: Don’t SLEEP!
I saw Devil Wears Prada on a plane recently and I stand by my conviction that it is her best performance of all time.
I also finally saw Three Billboards—also on a plane— and that is one sloppy script.
I love Neneh Cherry and am so happy she has made new music.
I’m concerned that the new Vanity Fair magazine is a disaster. Not everything needs to be remade.
Sharp Objects made me want to drink. A LOT.
I’m officially obsessed with ScandiNoir, which is also a great name for a drag queen.
I sometimes wonder what Frank Ocean is doing and if he might want to hang out.
Rickie Lee Jones still sings like no one else.
Beyoncé should get a Vogue cover at least once a year.
Like Water for Chocolate has aged well.
Crazy Rich Asians is pure confection.
I wore cologne out the other night and it made me feel at least 20 years younger, not necessarily in a good way.
A Star is Born is the greatest of our Hollywood Myths.
With her ASIB performance, Lady Gaga has ascended to the Pantheon.
Everyone on the Haunting of Hill House looks like they’re on a TV show. It’s a distraction.
Babylon Berlin is like a 16 hour Francis Ford Coppola movie—brilliant and beautiful.
Louis CK complained the other day that he lost $35 million overnight thanks to #Metoo—expensive bill to pay for jacking off. BTW—he needs to stay away for a longer time.
Overstory is an incredible novel and it’s all about trees.
Rihanna turning down the Super Bowl because of Colin Kaperninck is showing us how it’s done.
I just found out Colin K is vegan. What?? Goals.