A Day Of Woman Kings

Your Weekend: A Selective Guide

TV/Streaming: The eight episodes of “A League of Their Own” on Amazon Prime are charming and full of sterling performances. Highly recommended…Movies: Still a wasteland at the cineplex: how many times can I see “Top Gun”?…On the other hand, there is Viola Davis in “The Woman King”…Books: Andrew Sean Greer’s new novel, “Less is Lost,” looks enticing…Music: I made a second stab at listening to Beyonce’s recent album, “Renaissance,” and as much as I admire her nods to 80s and 90s pioneers I still don’t much care for the result…Sports: I’m still in Yanks and Mets mode but I can’t honestly say that I see either team in the World Series.

Kelly Clarkson Loses Her Mind To Sondheim

French Filmmaker Godard Is Dead

To be honest, I wasn’t a fan of his movies. Except Breathless, of course, which was divine.

I Never Watch The Emmys Because…

…there aren’t live musical performances and shows win so many awards that to me the event is meaningless.

John Oliver Criticizes “Law & Order”

“Instead of depicting a flawed system riddled with structural racism, the show presents exceptionally competent cops working within a largely fair framework that mostly convicts white people,” the ‘Last Week Tonight’ host said.

I Have Nothing To Say, Except…

…that I revered her. And she was the last person on Earth, or at least the last famous person on Earth, of whom I can use that verb: revered. Her death is sad, but what a glorious life!