American Idle

Whoops. Tonight’s American Idol is a do-over, because someone put up the wrong voting codes. Zillions of teeniboppers (aging and otherwise) will be getting refunds on their text messaging charges; the producers have enough egg on their faces to make a meringue...

Grey’s Anatomy…

…or as I’m calling it, Beverly Hills 120-over-80. I hope my first impressions are wrong, and that it’s a huge hit for Sandra Oh. She blew me away in Double Happiness, and I’ve heard great things about her in Sideways. (I know, I know…...

My acceptance speech

I… this is so unexpected. I’m just… I’m overwhelmed. First, let me say to the other nominees, each of you deserved this award more than I did. It’s mine now, and you’ll never get to touch it, but for what it’s worth, it should...

My pitch

Okay, so you have this real family-values, hard-ass right-wing politician, right? He’s, I don’t know, health minister or something. Lo and behold, turns out he has a son from years ago that he gave up for adoption — and the kid’s been working...