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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jdreyer wrote on Dec 26, 2020, 18:19:
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.
I fucking love the opening scene of "The Social Network", in fact I have told people who haven't seen the film if nothing else -- they should watch the opening scene. Other Sorkin works which I really like, "The American President" which was almost a dry run for "The West Wing", "Molly's Game" which also has a killer opening scene/sequence, "A Few Good Men" has several great scenes and lines. I need to get around to watching "Steve Jobs", I hope he did as well in that.
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