One of the great things about feeling better is that I can catch up on things on which I’ve fallen behind.
One of the bad things about feeling better is that I feel guilty about not yet having caught up on everything. So I’m feeling a bit pressed tonight and haven’t a bundle of thoughts to share with you, Gentle Reader. I promise I shall have to more to say on the morrow.
To give you something to enjoy in the meantime, here is the funniest moment ever from my favorite British quiz/panel show, QI. If you haven’t watched before, I should perhaps give you an intro, but I bet you’ll figure out how it works. This clip is funny from start to finish, but the awesomest bit begins at 1:40.
Apparently I’m going to be parcelling out my little thoughts about the Madonna show over a few days, thanks to schedule and tiredness and *whine whine whine*.
I enjoyed the show a lot, as a whole. I enjoyed the pagentry and skill and music and live-ness and being in the space and experiencing things with others who marveled at it with me. And more than that, which I’ll try to articulate better as I go. The tickets were pricey, but the money was well-spent.
With that said, I was not psyched about the opening number, though it made me laugh. Continue reading
Whoa: big-time blast from the past. This is a cartoon from Sesame Street, from long, long ago. I always found it troubling, because … well, because the Martian looks really odd, and maybe more because she has a bow on each individual hair. How do the bows stay on?
And yet now, i think it’s cute.
Thank you, Etta James, for your talent, style, and brilliance.
My friend Sue’s son, Adam, has Asperger’s Syndrome, and he’s started a video series on YouTube to share his experiences. It’s brilliant — I love his editing style.
Here’s a great example: a video about phobias, particularly his fear of one particular toy in his childhood.