Happy New Year’s Eve to each and everyone!!!!
In response to your emails and texts ... no, Billi Pod will not be in Times Square tonight for the dropping of the ball, saying good riddance to 2010 and ushering in 2011 - been there done that. Instead ...
8:00==>NEW YORK PHILHARMONIC @ Lincoln Center - New Year’s Eve Gala - featuring pianist Lang Lang - works by Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1; Polonaise from Eugene Onegin; and The Nutcracker, Act II. It will be broadcast live on PBS.
I have done this event for the past 6 years and it has always been a very enjoyable evening.
When the concert is over I will come back to warm and cozy PHC, grill a steak (with baked potato and grilled onions), watch everything on the tube and then toast the New Year with my favorite libation==>Fresca.
Billi Pod’s report card of GULLIVER’S TRAVELS 3D==>C<==actually pretty disappointing and this comes from a mega-Jack Black fan. It simply is not very funny and 3D added nothing. Sorry folks, but you have to man-up when your mantra is fair and unbiased reporting.
Some other things and stuff ...
In Thursday’s New York Times was an article called: “The 110 Things New Yorkers Talked About in 2010.” To give you a flavor, this is their first 5:
2. Pee-wee Herman’s comeback.
3. Larry King’s farewell.
4. The best campaign slogan of 2010: “I am not a witch.”
5. Ricky Martin comes out.
Well, my loyal and faithful readers, as much as Billi Pod admires The New York Times, in this instance they are 110% wrong because the truth is, there are only 5 things real New Yorkers ever talk about, and they are:
1. How much better New York used to be.
2. How much better New York is than anywhere else.
5. Yankees vs. Mets.
You are so very welcum.
One more observation==>The State of Florida is the college football mecca because 6 state colleges received invitations to play in Bowl games (albeit all could be classified as Toilet Bowls): Florida International; Central Florida; South Florida; Miami; FSU; and U. of Florida.
So, my loyal and faithful readers, this will be the last communication for 2010, so let Billi Pod close with ...
Musings from THE MIND OF BILLI POD (a memoir in progress):
“Meaning bush when you say Busch is bushwhacky.”
GO YANKEES AND GO GATORS!!
“Don't pick a fight with an old man. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.”