Open up your mind…

Dragged Scott off today to see The Phantom of the Opera. We were going to see The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou afterward, but the 2:40 showing was sold out, and I didn’t want to hang out downtown for two hours. We’ll see it soon. Anyhoo, back to Phantom. I’m a fan of the musical, so my expectations were pretty high. How did it disappoint me? Let me count the ways: The girl playing Christine was the worst . . . lip-syncher . . . EVER. You sing in the. . . Read More!

Birthday Buddies

According to IMDB, here are celebrities who share my birthday of April 12. Dan Lauria (the dad on “The Wonder Years”) Ed O’Neill (Al Bundy) David Letterman (late-night talk show host) Andy Garcia (the jerk in Ocean’s Eleven ) Scott Turow (writer of law-rific novels) Tom Clancy (writer of espionage-rific novels) Beverly Cleary (writer of pre-teen-angst-rific novels) David Cassidy (Keith Partridge) Katie Leung (Cho Chang in the upcoming 4th Harry Potter movie) Claire Danes (Romeo + Juliet, “My So-Called Life”) Shannen Doherty (“Beverly Hills 90210”) Vince Gill (country singer). . . Read More!