Weekend Whats

What to Watch: TV reviewer Tim Goodman recently said it’s safe to say that Legion is the best show on TV. That was enough to pique my interest. But after I realized the show is from Noah Hawley (who has made appearances in this spot for his excellent novel Before the Fall and his great show Fargo), I raced to check out the show. I’m one episode in and, man, is this show a trip. Definitely give it a try: Legion on Fx. (I watched the first episode using the Fx app on Apple TV.)

+ What to Read: “Want to hear a sick joke? A husband and wife walk into the emergency room in the late evening on Sept. 5, 2015. A few hours and tests later, the doctor clarifies that the unusual pain the wife is feeling on her right side isn’t the no-biggie appendicitis they suspected but rather ovarian cancer.” Amy Krouse Rosenthal in the NYT: You May Want to Marry My Husband. Wow…

+ What to Check Out: George W. Bush’s Painted Atonements: “The quality of the art is astonishingly high for someone who — because he “felt antsy” in retirement …. took up painting.”

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