Plus some thoughts on Ukraine, and the comedic talent of Nate Bargatze.
I once saw Will Smith. He was filming I am Legend. They had emptied out Fifth Ave. It was on a Sunday. I had to be at work at noon. I came out of the subway on the other side of the street and waited for Smith to be off the Avenue before I crossed. Apparently I was too fast and I heard a man going bonkers, it was the director. When I watched the film I looked to see if somehow they left me in. They didn't.
My niece recently binge watched the original Fresh Prince. I didn't watch it all with her, but caught a few episodes. The politics in it were interesting. Uncle Phil had grown up in the south and made a name for himself as a big time attorney. He was poked fun of for being a Republican, but at the same time was taking pro bono work and fighting for racial equality in local politics. At the same time he was ashamed of his poor southern upbringing.
I've never been a fan or inclined to watch shows or movies where there are no good guys, even flawed ones. Didn't watch Game of Thrones, Breaking Bad or The Godfather series. I like shows that have one or more characters I can identify with at least on some level. Perhaps if they'd have left Carlton engagingly pompous I might have tuned in.