Early in the pandemic, John Krasinski made a show on YouTube called Some Good News. It quickly became a sensation, and he sold it to Viacom, so that the show might continue while he continued his acting and filmmaking.
In May, as the original run wrapped up, the show finished with a graduation special. Featured, briefly at the 13:00 mark and more significantly in the closing minute: none other than Amanda Gorman, the 22-year-old poet laureate who became a star at this week’s inauguration.
★ Friday, 22 January 2021