James Taylor’s “Angels of Fenway”: A revered folk- pop singer- songwriter, James Taylor’s recent comeback album “Before This World” will surely make his fans happy. That said, its earnest tribute to his hometown Red Sox and their 2004 World Series win is a musical abomination. A bizarrely reggae- tinged yarn with the sort of ham- fisted chorus best suited to public July 4 celebrations, this attempt at a sports anthem may have cursed the team all over again. Aziz Ansari: With a run of stand- up specials, this former “Parks and Recreation” star is probably the biggest comic in the world to get this far without actually being funny. With an energetic delivery and a number of stories about a proximity to Kanye West, Ansari doesn’t have much to say, but he’s now written a book called “Modern Romance,” an examination of love and online dating from the perspective of a famous person who does not date online. Now that’s funny.