I’m torn about remakes.
“No one asked for this,” I typically really feel like saying. “Why can’t Hollywood be more creative?”
“A League of Their Own” is streaming now on Amazon Prime.
‘RuPaul’s Secret Superstar Drag Race’ season 2
You higher work, stars!
Within the second season of this actuality spin-off, a bunch of celebrities “undergo an unbelievable drag transformation” to compete and discover new identities, whereas being mentored by previous “Drag Race” queens. Nobody entertains fairly like RuPaul, so I am all in for this new season as a result of … the shade of all of it!
The primary episode of “RuPaul’s Secret Celebrity Drag Race” season two premiered Friday on VH1.
Beloved, haunted and hunted.
That is the impression I’ve all the time had of the late Princess Diana, and the extra I find out about her life, the extra that’s bolstered.
This new HBO Max documentary “draws solely from contemporaneous archival audio and video footage to take audiences back to key events in Diana’s life as they happened,” together with her seemingly fairy-tale romance with Prince Charles that resulted in a contentious divorce.
“The Princess” premieres Saturday on HBO Max (which is owned by CNN’s dad or mum firm, Warner Bros. Discovery).
Two issues to take heed to
‘Cheat Codes’ by Hazard Mouse and Black Thought
When Hazard Mouse was a teen rising up in Atlanta, he was an enormous fan of the rap group The Roots.
So think about his pleasure upon releasing “Cheat Codes,” an eagerly awaited collaboration with the group’s longtime MC and rapper, Black Thought.
“‘Cheat Codes’ is the most introspective I’ve been in a long time,” Black Thought stated of the album in the identical NME interview. “It’s some of my most honest writing.”
“Cheat Codes” dropped on Friday.
‘Larger. Messier.’ by Danny Elfman
Danny Elfman could also be finest generally known as the composer for such hits because the theme track for “The Simpsons” and the rating for “The Nightmare Before Christmas” (amongst different collaborations with Tim Burton), however he is acquired one thing new to share. Nicely, kind of new.
“Bigger. Messier.” is a remix album that follows his 2021 studio launch, “Big Mess.”
Elfman’s collaborators on the document embody Iggy Pop and Trent Reznor.
“Bigger. Messier.” additionally debuted Friday.
One factor to speak about
I’ve been watching a tribute to singer-songwriter Amy Grant by her husband, Vince Gill, again and again.
It is likely one of the strongest examples of weak songwriting I’ve ever heard from Gill, as he expresses that he did not all the time have the identical sort of relationship with God that his spouse does.
I bear in mind the controversy a long time in the past when the couple first acquired collectively — Grant is likely one of the most profitable Christian artists ever and there have been some followers who weren’t blissful about her divorce from her first husband, songwriter Gary Chapman.
Listening to the lyrics of Gill’s tune jogged my memory that all of us have our personal path, and that nobody is ideal. Nice lesson.
One thing to sip on
She was all the time the one which we wished.
She additionally was fairly the survivor, having battled most cancers a number of instances. By sharing her breast most cancers journey over the previous 30 years, she helped to coach the general public, at the same time as she fought to dwell.
Her race is run now. Might she relaxation effectively.