Tonight's cuppa: lovely home-blend tea by the potful at Paddington's Tea Room in Beverly Hills, Calif.
Last Friday, I participated in a satellite interview tour with Nathan Fillion, former star of Joss Whedon's first Fox series "Firefly" — in which he played tortured, sardonic spaceship Capt. Malcolm Reynolds — and current star of ABC's Monday-night crime caper show, "Castle."
As video of the interview was only available on Beta tape, and that's very difficult to post on the Web with only a laptop and my limited skills, I have only six or so minutes of audio to offer.
But this is Nathan Fillion, who's as quick-witted as any actor I've ever interviewed, so a few minutes counts for a lot.
And so you understand what I'm talking about when I mention the reactions of some folks on Twitter to the initially lukewarm reviews of the show, I've posted some of the tweets below.
I confess to thinking that the concept — handsome mystery novelist pairs with snarky female cop to chase killer committing murders based on his books — was not exactly groundbreaking, as I said here…
…but the enthusiasm in the Twitterverse turned me around.