Katy Perry’s Hot and Cold and Beirut’s Scenic World - a mashup by Rostam Batmanglij
Earlier in our visit he had the radio on and it was playing some truly shitty American pop-punk-pop. Monica was like “Grandpa, you like this?” He said, “I like what I have. I’m happy. If you worry and criticize everything you’ll never be happy…”
I really respect his attitude about music. I can’t imagine my Grandma vibing out to some pop-punk or New Age. Maybe I should ask her… The key point is that the man is still listening to music at the age of 80. Also, he is not a hater. I don’t know if I can escape from the Wheel of Life at this stage in the game, but I can do my best to follow Balram’s (that’s his name) example and not be a hater.
I can try and be happy and find the life in all the music I think is crappy. See what a hippie I am?
In this episode, Beyoncé and Kanye repurposes “ego” as a euphemism for male genitalia.
Charles Isherwood, NY Times: “Rapture, Blister, Burn kicked off what must be regarded as one of the finest years in the history of Playwrights Horizons under the artistic director Tim Sanford. Since Rapture opened last summer, the company hasn’t put a foot wrong.”
“Dying men are desperate creatures.”
I have the privilege of originating the role of George Wall in Celia Pain’s STELLA MARIS next week at the Boston University CFA School of Theatre.
You’d be wise to come share this epic tragi-memory on the high seas with us swashbuckling pirates and prostitutes… not exactly the kind of crew you’d want to mess with, now are we?
I also made this poster!