There is funny out there: Ed gives us a taste of Nora Ephron's wit. Could an Ephron/Segundo encounter be on the way?
John Hodgman has been everywhere with the release of Areas of My Expertise in paperback, and I hope you have time to listen to the podcasts of his Little Gray Books Series, now on hiatus, which are ingeniously funny and include music! and a live Galapagos audience!
Maybe this is all over TV (which I gave up for grad school), but watching Audrey Hepburn dance to AC/DC (Via La Gringa) is awfully cute, despite helping to sell stretch pants for the Gap.
And in good-things-come-to-those-who-persevere news, if you get an MFA and wind up proofreading a crappy tax magazine, don't worry, you can still grow up to be Edward P Jones.