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. http://www.imdb.com/OnThisDay?day=12&month=April 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!