Standing in the wings, nursing his rope wounds, Thomas had plenty of time on his hands.And while he didn’t lack for companionship — he’s been dating “Spider-Man” co-star Jennifer Damiano — he longed for a dog. Thomas named him after his mother’s dog, a black Lab who reportedly saved her life after a car crash — breaking a window when the car caught fire, and freeing her to crawl out after him. “I kept wishing I’d known that dog.” Now he has his own Porridge.While it has been going on for a short time, it already appears pretty serious.“While Reeve and Jennifer broke up, they have continued to work together well and there doesn’t appear to be any animosity or bad blood.” Following our story about Damiano dating Carney, she told Broadway.com, “Unfortunately I have nothing to say about that … I’ve never been involved in something where people cared about my personal life and the gossip of it!
Then there are the "premature" reviews that hit five weeks before the production's latest postponed opening date. What if Julie Taymor, the woman responsible for this sorry mess, reads the reviews, makes some cuts and rewrites, trims the show to 90 minutes and, on March 15, opens a much-improved product that critics (should they return) might almost like?Several critics filed disgusted, hooting notices, eager to stomp all over Julie Taymor, Bono and the Edge's million work-in-regress. I know: You might as well expect Doctor Octopus to open a nail salon. But here's the thing that hasn't been said: What if...?Inside, he played with the puppy, then went to Starbucks, where he tried to convince himself it was better to rescue a dog than to buy one. “I walked back to the store and said, ‘Porridge, his name is Porridge. “He’s got a beautiful voice and he knows how to deliver a joke.He plays the piano and the guitar and dances, and he’s a great acrobat! “Sometimes I just take away his favorite toy,” says Thomas, who taught Porridge how to jump up and off things and sit raptly at attention.
Obscene waste of money and sad squandering of talent.