Midweek Musings

Midweek Musings
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Happily engaged Royals

The morning shows had wall to wall coverage of the royal engagement in England.  My wife comments, "Is that Princess Diana's ring?" In the meantime, I'm thinking, "Wow, what a nice rack!"

The other big story appears to be that Bristol Palin made the final three on "Dancing With The Stars."  No surprise there.  Bristol equals ratings.  I guess Tea Party-ers do most of their partying in front of the set on Monday nights.  According to the last Entertainment Weekly I read, DWTS was the number one show on TV.  That's quite a departure from the days when "60 Minutes" or a top notch comedy ruled the roost.

My wife told me in no uncertain terms that next week I have to cast some votes for Jennifer Grey.  I lost any passing interest I might have had when "Brick" Fox got the boot.

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Lily Taylor

I am more interested in getting caught up on "The Good Wife," where I'm a week behind. The episode I watched on the DVR last night had not only Micheal J. Fox as a clever lawyer who takes advantage of a neurological disorder in the courtroom, but also Chicago actress Lili Taylor. Lil portrays a jilted love interest of the firm's investigator, Kalinda, whose sexual orientation appears to change quite frequently.

Now that's what I call "reaching across the aisle."

Taylor is near and dear to my wife's family, having lived in close proximity to each other in Glencoe, IL. My wife babysat Lili and her younger brother a few times, and apparently Lili watched my wife hamsters during her stints in summer camp. So we've always followed her career with a keen eye, from films like "Mystic Pizza" to "Say Anything," and "High Fidelity," as well as her role in the short lived TV show "State of Mind." In "Say Anything" she plays Corey Flood, the girl with the guitar who writes sixty-five songs all about "Joe," the guy who enjoys playing mind games with her.

I also noticed there's a new "Burn Notice" on the DVR, so that is probably tomorrow's story. Maybe I can even get TiVoGirl to chime in on that one. She got a full time job, so she's not watching as much television as she did earlier in the year.

Lily Taylor grew up in GlencoeTaylor is near and dear to my wife's family, having lived in close
proximity to each other in Glencoe, IL.  My wife babysat Lili and her
younger brother a few times, and apparently Lili watched my wife
hamsters during her stints in summer camp. So we've always followed her
career with a keen eye, from films like "Mystic Pizza" to "Say
Anything," and "High Fidelity," as well as her role in the short lived
TV show "State of Mind."  In "Say Anything" she plays Corey Flood, the
girl with the guitar who writes sixty-five songs all about "Joe," the
guy who enjoys playing mind games with her.

I also noticed there's a new "Burn Notice" on the DVR, so that is
probably tomorrow's story.  Maybe I can even get TiVoGirl to chime in on
that one.  She got a full time job, so she's not watching as much
television as she did earlier in the year.

New link to hot celebs:  Hollywood Tuna

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