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“Here at World of Wonder, you don’t need to have an iPhone because Tom Wolf has one for ALL of us,” says Randy, looking cute in Madras shorts. “It’s like being in high school and the coolest kid in the class has one.” What’s the defining moment of our generation? Is it the iPhone? The ATM? James says the ATM just had its 40th anniversary. Ah, memories. For the first time in the history of the WOW podcast (also celebrating its 40th year), everyone present has seen the same TV show: Hey Paula. (Word up, Pop Muse.) Could it be that Paula Abdul is suffering from early Alzheimer’s? James says we saw it in Rita Hayworth, we saw it in Ronald Reagan – why has no one but him seen it in Paula? Is Randy old-fashioned in thinking it’s drugs? Verdict: She’s an unlikely and unlikable reality star. The Concert for Diana. James rhapsodizes over Take That! William and Harry. P Diddy. Kanye. Naomi on Oprah: creepy and weird. Does Oprah think beauty trumps intellect, thus her obsession with supermodels? Kid Nation – a reality-show Lord of the Flies set in a ghost town. Well, it’s about time. James says he’s fallen into the habit of spending his lunchtimes watching Murder, She Wrote. “Oh, that’s good,” purrs Randy, “that’s calming.” Casting Speed Racer in Speed Racer. Gay Pride in San Francisco. Feeling a responsibility to discuss Paris Hilton, no one has anything to say on the subject. “Case closed,” says James, banging the table for emphasis. (But, of course, nothing could be further from the truth.) Anderson Pooper aka Mr Showers in His Underpants. Finger-banging fathers of Paris and Lindsay. Barron Hilton. Cornelia Guest a horsey horsewoman? Hmm, gay John Travolta doing drag – getting thisclose to who he really is? Oh, and Fenton’s still in Vietnam. War is over.