good morning bitches // 6.16.2021

Good morning bitches! If you’re wondering why this came on a Wednesday instead of a Tuesday like I loosely promised it would, it’s because I was out far too late on Monday night experiencing my grand reunion with movie theater popcorn and watching: The movie was beautiful, the choreography incredible, the costuming perfect. It radiated joy and togetherness and everything else that has been missing the past year. Most critics loved it—then proceeded to write about its poor opening weekend box office performance like three days later. (I would be interested to know why low box office numbers at the tail end of a pandemic are deemed so newsworthy that almost every major entertainment outlet wrote about it, but I digress.) It was not free from criticism though, and unfortunately for Lin-Manuel Miranda’s PR team, it seems history has repeated itself.

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