a gifted man, part 1...

Gosh, the last few months have been busy and exciting. My life has changed dramatically (more on that later) for the better. So my weekly tv viewing is now limited to only the very best shows--Parenthood, Modern Family, Glee. Add to that short list is the best new drama of the season: A Gifted Man

The basic premise of A Gifted Man is both odd and familiar. A brilliant-but-arrogant neurosurgeon, Dr. Michael Holt (Patrick Wilson), is surprised by the reappearance of his ex-wife Anna (Jennifer Ehle) into his controlled life. His surprise turns to shock when it turns out that Anna, the love of his life *sigh* is, in fact,  a ghost. It's a moving medical show with a twist. 

Who am I kidding? The real reason I love the show: Patrick Wilson. I'd watch him in a reality show about accountants. Still, A Gifted Man is the perfect title because Wilson is truly gifted; he's a multi-talented Tony and Emmy nominated actor, dancer, and singer. And you know, he's not bad to look at...  

I LOVE his voice.     

Patrick Wilson sings 'The Street Where You Live' from My Fair Lady.
I've watched this clip umm, a few hundred times. 

In the perfect world, I'd wake up to Patrick singing 'Oh What A Beautiful Morning' while he brings me my almond milk coffee and half grapefruit. Ok, breakfast is optional. Ha!

My favourite Gap commercial for obvious reasons. 
Claire Danes' best work since "My So Called Life".

Rumour has it he sang Journey's 'Open Arms' to his wife at their wedding. Can you imagine?! 


do you find me attractive?...sexiest man alive prediction 2011

Tomorrow People magazine is unveiling their annual Sexiest Man Alive. I don't have the energy to post detailed list this year, though I must remind you that I correctly predicted last year's SMA. The title didn't bring Ryan Reynolds much luck in his career and personal life, but it looks like he's rebounding over that fiasco quite nicely now.

To me, the 2011 Sexiest Man Alive for 2011 can really only be:

Come on! If People names someone else, it would only be because RG turned it down, don't you think?

And if you haven't seen 'Crazy Stupid Love', what are you waiting for?


and all is right in the world...Billy Crystal will host Oscars®

Remember when Billy Crystal arrived at last year's Oscar stage and received a standing ovation? Those people were BEGGING him to come back and take over from James Franco. Now finally the stars have aligned and all is right in the world.

sweet talking...

In my next life I'm gonna be sweeter.


i'm not on a break!

I hope you enjoyed the original music video for Blondie's 'Call Me'. Isn't it strange how you don't hear a song for years, possibly decades, and suddenly you hear it on the radio 5 times in 3 days? I think the universe is speaking to me. Universe: Who am I supposed to call?

Also, I'm not on a break. I'm just trying to figure out how to post pictures using this new macbook. It's a huge difference from my employer-issued laptop. Regular posting to resume shortly.


new releases...imovie? ibook?

I've got to buy these recent new releases and it's time I switched from paper to ibooks, and dvds to imovies. If I do, can I watch and read on our ipad, macbook, kindle, AppleTV? And, can you share these things electronically? Seriously, I could use your advice.

Ah, Ryan. You're hilarious.
Crazy, Stupid, Love was my favourite movie of 2011
Mindy Kaling's book.