TWO bits of happiness to share today.
First, via Cheerio Road, I learned that Leonard Cohen's recent New York City performance is available for free from NPR's All Songs Considered. You can catch it here. Enjoy!
Second, Critter and I caught the movie Synecdoche, New York tonight. It is unambiguously a Charlie Kaufman story (the first he's directed himself, though)... gorgeous and strange and brilliant. We loved it, but opinions will vary, depending on one's taste for bold fusions of pathos and absurdity. We laughed uncomfortably through the first half, and then Critter pretty much wept through the entire second half (and he is so cute when he cries). As my favorite band sings, "What a beautiful piece of heartache this has all turned out to be."
Oh... and here's a poorly hidden bonus happiness.
Elgin Fringe Festival
4 hours ago