‘Beer’ gets island happy hour
New comedy drama action movie “Greatest Beer Run Ever” starring Zac Efron, Russell Crowe and Bill Murray. Supposedly legit story from a book by writer Joanna Molloy, it’s about a Navy veteran, 26, who left NYC to serve beer to his childhood friends in Vietnam.
Norman Lear just screened this for friends. Where did he screen it? Martha’s Vineyard. Where in Martha’s Vineyard? In the big house of ex Secretary of State John Kerry and wife Teresa Heinz who is of the Heinz ketchup Heinzes and thus chairman of Heinz Endowments and Heinz Philanthropies. Please understand that even the personal bathroom mirror where Kerry fluffs his groomed pompadour was not near a single migrant.
Major TV producer Lear, a World War II vet: “Glad I made it to 100 so I could see this movie.”
It all starts
ADVERTISING Week, four day event, October 17-20. Speakers in person at the Market Line downtown will explain practices, tips, news, industry.
Deepak Chopra: Awakened Life. Wake up to new levels of consciousness that cultivate clear vision, heal the suffering of mind and body, restore who you really are. Political analyst Donny Deutsch: media relations, midterm elections, how everyone, including politicians, has a brand.
The seminars tell you everything except whether you need a 12th vaccination.
Time for time
JOHN Stamos’s memoir “If You Would Have Told Me” unloads four decades from chubby kid to soap opera “General Hospital” to B’way to four decades of movie and TV stuff to news. He is also a drummer/singer/musician. It’s next fall. Henry Holt, publisher.
The toy of the theater
LINDA Lavin’s play at the large Roundabout Theater has the great title ‘You Will Get Sick’.
“We are opening Nov. 6. Getting older, remembering is harder. I have an assistant because there is also a monologue. Schlepping back and forth from California I got COVID. [Remember the play’s title?] Now I am tested daily. I sit outside, go to bed early, don’t go out much, except I saw Billy Stritch in Birdland.
“Life is short. Disappointments. Pain. I’ve given up negative influences. I’m sitting outside, taking care of myself. It takes effort to get out of the sadness. I’m now off for a few days for a club date in London. My husband from 16 years which I love very much.
“I take spiritual baths, come to positive thoughts, stay hopeful, stay away from negativity. We also have locations in New York, California, Costa Rica and Great Barrington.” Which may benefit that positivity.
QUESTION: Why are so many university professors such radicalists? Left-wing people? Ideologists? Social justice advocates? Order our young fertile minds to protest against rulings, government, establishment, history, parents, mores, dress, manners, social justice? Is that because professors are tenured and don’t have to bite and scratch to make a dollar in the harsh outside world? Can someone explain this to me?
WHILE he was disrupting the UN and traffic, the President de France hit Tudor City Steakhouse. He and his delegation of 12 inhaled New York sirloin steak, Idaho potatoes, and California cabernet sauvignon wine. It was time for the French prez to get some good food – only in New York, kids, only in New York.