Michael K Williams cannot whistle! It’s totally true. We brought him in and he tried but it just wasn’t happening. Omar’s whistle is provided by a lovely and talented loop group member named Susan, who is an actor and John Waters’ personal assistant.
“No one has to be afraid of the Best Party,” he said, “because it is the best party. If it wasn’t, it would be called the Worst Party or the Bad Party. We would never work with a party like that.”
The new mayor of Reykjavik, Jon Gnarr, founded his ‘Best Party’ as something of a jab at Icelandic politics and now they hold 6 City Council seats. As 8 are requried for a majority Mr Gnarr had to form a coalition and in a move both heroic and sensible:
…ruled out any party whose members had not seen all five seasons of “The Wire.”
Christina has finally finished The Wire so I feel I can safely* post this (not that anyone apart from John and Justin actually read my blog):
*As something of a warning, if you have not finished watching The Wire do not watch this – it is spoiler heavy and will ruin many a great moment for you – it should only be used for reminiscence purposes!
I’m currently reading The Road by Cormac McCarthy, I’m enjoying it but it’s definitely not be the best bedtime reading choice when someone decides that the best way to open their shed is to bash the shit of the door. Only it sounds like they’re trying to bash the shit out of your back door. Clean sheets required.