I just spent three hours in Central Park. I ran then watched various sports games. I never want to leave.
“Make Someone Happy” as heard on Go Back Home (2013)
music Jule Styne lyric Betty Comden, Adolph Green
performance Audra McDonald
As the woman who sang Irving Berlin’s lynching-themed ballad “Suppertime” on an album titled Happy Songs, Audra McDonald has always had a whimsical relationship with the concept of happiness. This lush and somewhat melancholy arrangement of the-only-song-from-Do-Re-Mi-that-anyone-has-heard-of is a welcome addition to the cannon of Audra’s bittersweet/joyous songs.
Best arrangement ever.
I’m not biased.
I love my male BFF dearly, but starting a conversation with me about the Patrick Wilson episode of Girls is not something he should have done tonight.
He wanted me to agree that PW would never go for Lena and I absolutely would not. He made a blanket statement that men as attractive as PW do not want to have sex with Lena. I did not buy it. He doesn’t want to have sex with Lena. That’s all. He can’t presume to know the preferences of every other man. He can have opinions about what he personally finds attractive, but I will not accept the imposition of his preferences on others.
But then he made the conversation about Lena’s health, insisting that she could change her body with all of her time and resources. Who says she wants to change her body? Why do you assume she has an issue with her body?
Our text argument over this seemingly has no end, as I absolutely refuse to believe he gives two shits about Lena’s well-being. He doesn’t find her attractive, and still wouldn’t if her body did change because he has already made that determination based on several facets of the character Hannah. Even so, he continues to pretend that we are only discussing Hannah’s physical features.
Also, you know what? I hate that this is even up for debate. Her body, her business, the end.
They posted a summary of last night’s game and wrote about me!
Am I a softball celebrity now?