ABOVE: Tight fit, tight fit, got to find me the right fit.
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BELOW: Keep reading for Omicron, Boebert's Islamophobic gaffe, a tribute to Sondheim by Company and more ...
NYT: We do not know yet if the new Omicron variant of COVID-19 will lead to a deadly new wave of the virus, but it is spooking world leaders and the markets because it's the first “variant of concern” (the most serious of new variant categories). It is likely more contagious, and could make existing vaccines less effective or ineffective. And FOX is out in full force suggesting Biden is making it up:
Following up on Michael Flynn’s comments that “global elites” will be releasing a new variant soon, Fox hosts now suggest Biden will create and release new variants “every October” because he loves covid restrictions. pic.twitter.com/4OrldM4Zz5— Ron Filipkowski (@RonFilipkowski) November 27, 2021
NEWSWEEK: Eyewitnesses and even victims frequently make ID mistakes — and while it can be hard for us to wrap our heads around, it happens and it gets carried to extremes. In the case of the rape of Alice Sebold, she wrote about her experience after helping to put a man away for the crime. Now, Kevin Strickland has been exonerated over 40 years later ... and as if that were not horrible enough, Sebold has yet to so much as comment on the development.
LGBTQ NATION: An elected official in Russia wants to investigate Netflix for promoting homosexuality.
CNN: Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colorado) made such blatantly racist remarks against Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minnesota) she actually apologized to Muslims over it.
FACEBOOK: The troupe of Company on Broadway has dedicated its entire run to the memory of Stephen Sondheim, “truly the greatest artist that we, in our lifetime, possibly, will ever know in this art form.”
GR8ERDAYS: Ethel Merman, Imelda Staunton, Madonna — some of the best renditions of the best Sondheim songs.
THR: Dave Chappelle did a Q&A at his old high school, and there was plenty of pushback. One kid, 16, told him he was childish. Another stated Chappelle's comedy kills. So how did the grown-up respond:
I’m better than every instrumentalist, artist, no matter what art you do in this school, right now, I’m better than all of you. I’m sure that will change. I’m sure you’ll be household names soon.
TWITTER: Barry Humphries — in a clear gag that some are stupidly interpreting as a mistake — congratulated the wrong morning host for bravely coming out as gay:
I CAN’T STOP WATCHING THIS pic.twitter.com/GbFdvfaJO1— Jacob Rickard (@producerjacob) November 26, 2021
SOCIALITE LIFE: Tiffany is chalking up her surprising performance meltdown to a panic attack.
INSTAGRAM (FOLLOWS APPRECIATED): Remembering eternally sexy Bruce Lee:
PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER: A middle-aged, single gay man on the family we choose.
TWITTER: A man's recently widowed mom mentioned she wants more gay friends and, well, that is why social media exists:
my sister: do you want to remarry?— Eugene Lee Yang (@EugeneLeeYang) November 25, 2021
mom: no, NEVER.
me: what do you want?
mom: [pause] maybe i find the gay friends.
me & my sisters: ***SHOCKED***
mom: i learn they are much smarter and funnier and better than husband!
me & my sisters: 🥺😂🥲