Happy Wednesday! I may or may not have a friends movie night tonight, still waiting on confirmations. But if I DO, I am considering showing them all Love Love Love. Because it is just that good/bad!
Reading: If we count podcasts as “reading”, I’m listening to one on the Hollywood Con Queen. Which (spoilers) is relevant here because the con artist was eventually revealed to be a desi man! I am fascinated by a desi using the American film industry as a source for cons, very excited to see how this all ends up.
Watching: Finished the new season of Agatha Raisin, Boring Man is still Boring Man. Also watching the snow fall and thinking “I wonder if our new snowblower will arrive tomorrow?”
Thinking: Currently, I am TOTALLY planning on watching The Fame Game this weekend! It just looks so delightfully trashy and over the top. Who will join me????
Listening: It’s Nani’s birthday tomorrow! And I assume he will celebrate with “A Family Party”
Now, really deep hard question! It’s Anupama Chopra’s birthday today, how do you currently feel about her?
I feel like she is a wonderful writer, researcher, and interviewer. But not that good in short form writing, or short video interviews (versus multiple days long interviews really digging into a series of questions). I think she has overreached herself and given in to pressure to say what she thinks people want her to say instead of embracing her own individual opinions without fear of reaction. Which I guess also goes back to the medium, if you spend 2 years writing a book, you can’t really change it based on the response. But if you spend 2 minutes writing a post, you can change your next 2 minute post based on the response.
But maybe I am out of date? Is she starting new projects I don’t know about? Or has she changed her manner in some way? Or do you just disagree with me utterly?