It was out of the question for me to curb my desire to delight you. Once again, it's a firework display of joy on a bed of color and glitter that will do your legs a world of good.
Of course, I could tell you that today is the birthday of Sady Rebbot, the unforgettable Father Hen in the series of the same name, and the French voice of Ricardo Tubbs from Miami Vice.
But something important and interesting happened on Sunday evening, as the Academy of motion picture arts and sciences awarded its most coveted and often most debated Oscar, that of Best Director, to a woman, and a woman of color at that.
In 93 editions, this is only the second time a woman has won the trophy. Change is now, as the old saying goes.
The evening's winner, Beijing-born Chloé Zhao, who lived in London before moving to the U.S., has been hired by Marvel to direct the company's next barnum with plenty of laser beams, stunts and great philosophical speeches on the destiny and responsibilities of superheroes.
Before discovering this grand fresco, it's always a good idea to check out or revisit her previous opus: The rider, before the release of her award-winning film Nomadland.