Thirty somethings

Sunday, part 2 of the weekend. This is the anniversary of the Beatles at Shea Stadium in 1965 and the first day of the Woodstock Festival in 1969 .

When it gets as hot as it’s been this summer, it’s important to stay hydrated. And the best way to do that, apparently, is with a big, cold glass of milk.

There’s a new chapter in the pandemic. Hospitalization rates for people in their 30’s are soaring.

First Matt Taibbi and now Maureen Dowd, on the tone-deafness of the Obama birthday bash. The best story involved Larry David, who was anxiety-ridden over his suspicion that he might be asked to perform at the event. Then he got the call that he was disinvited because of covid concerns. “I was so relieved I screamed, ‘Thank you! Thank you!’ He must have thought I was insane. Then I hung up the phone, poured myself a drink and finished my crossword puzzle.”

The murder hornets are back. Of course they are.

And this old Brian Regan special is one of the sustained, funniest hours in comedy. If you haven’t seen it, you should treat yourself.

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