Out of the Blue

Merry Christmas to all who are celebrating. It's a wet Christmas around here, rather than a white one, as it's been raining all day. This is unfortunate, since we picked up a steak to grill for the occasion, so I'll have to see if there's a break in the weather that will permit me to raise the flag in Manstovia. We also have a virtual gathering later with family and friends. This is not the same as getting together in person, but it will permit seeing a lot of people who wouldn't necessarily make the trip, so there's a bright side to it as well. We may not get the chance to experience another of our holiday traditions, as Bad Santa is no longer offered on Amazon Prime. I actually ordered the disc to prevent this tragedy from reoccurring, so we'll have to decide if we also want to spring for a rental today. It's a little redundant, but Christmas won't seem the same without Billy Bob Thornton spewing invectives and lettuce. Here's hoping the holiday finds you safe and well, and that you are finding a way to accommodate your traditions under the circumstances.

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Have you seen Upstart Crow?
Brilliantly funny British sitcom by Ben Elton - creator of Black Adder. The acting and writing are all first rate.
Uh, if the trailer/clip connected to the IMDB entry is a fair sampling, then again not my taste for humor -- I have no interest. And I'm going to assume my comment on Sorkin had nothing to do with your recommendation...
I love a lot of Sorkin's dialog. For example, the first three seasons of West Wing are pretty excellent. However, sometimes he gets too far up his own ass. The Social Network was really good, but the opening scene grates. Also a lot of the dialog from Newsroom.
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