Scope it, as in Horoscope: Sometimes it's the people who seem happy that just may be the loneliest around. Appearances are not always the indicator. Maybe that's why we always hear "Didn't see it coming." Be aware of the right things this year. Aware is the overused term of the last ten years. We are aware, but what does that solve? We need action - - and for that matter, cures. We have enough medicine. Find a darn cure.
Bonehead Tip of the Day: Try to avoid one of these this weekend. I know, just try. Wait, here's one. Wit ha Friday news dump here, try to make sense of the unemployment numbers. A new number everyday can make bad news look good and good news seem bad. Headache anyone?
The List: Weekend BO
1. "Season of the Witch"
2. "Country Strong"
Notes: "Blue Valentine' crawls into more theaters this weekend, while "Country Strong" goes even wider than before. "Season" gets that lonely opening on a football playoff weekend. In others words, just release the original "Tron" again and see if anybody wants to sample that one again. Can "True Grit" and "Another Year" sneak into those award lists this month? They made it be deadline and out good movies. We will see. I would be very happy about it, in fact. Just a note: Golden Globes are Jan. 16, the same day as playoff football as well, and Jan. 25, the Oscar nominations are announced. Oh, and take a look at the comedy/musical category for the Globes once again. Now, ignore all of them except for "The Kids Are All Right" as award season gears up. I'm not talking original song, either. That category has fallen fast over the years.
Trivia If fish would swim in the Dead Sea, they would choke to death. I get it, the Dead Sea. Cirrhosis can attack more than just your liver. Ask my Wurlitzer. What? Annie Moore was the first person processed at ellis Island on Jan. 1, 1892. The she got stinking drunk. Wow, I'm Irish and just used a stereotype for Moore, an Irishwoman. I need a drink.
Closer: Does majority really rule these days? Or is everyone a winner? Come on, we all lose now and then. It's healthy.