* Olympics fever. Already the commercials are starting. Did you see the one of the boy who ran for three days to escape being a boy soldier and now he runs for (insert Olympic-size descriptors here: glory, gold)?
* John Malkovich deep in conversation with Siri. Samuel L. Jackson flirting with Siri in his kitchen. Wait, do you think Sam is making gazpacho for . . . J Malk?
* The GE repairman diagnosing my warm fridge issue says he knows how to wield a blow torch. “It’s one of the few things I’m cocky about. I can fix sealed systems and compressors.” Now that’s a man who loves his job—and the opportunity to wield a blow torch. I want to whip up some creme brulee to let him use his tool. Yeah, I said it.