Sunday 28th February 2021
- Carrie Fisher says she will reprise her role as Princess Leia in the new Star Wars movie, and then goes on to predict that when we catch with up her, “She’s in an intergalactic old folks’ home.” (Rolling Stone; photo via Retronaut)
- Instant karma at Applebee’s. (Huffpo)
- Yesterday I mentioned that Jon Stewart is taking a break this summer from The Daily Show to direct a movie. John Oliver is the official designate to keep his seat warm, but here’s a rather more stimulating list—complete with very amusing clips—of all the ladies who might do an even better job. Definitely check out the Lizz Winstead bit with Sarah Silverman, and in the name of all that is holy, do not miss Sarah Haskins and her crazy riff on yogurt, either.
- People and their twisted families never fail to fascinate, as the trailer for Sarah Polley’s new documentary so aptly reminds us.
- Science is amazing.