Woohoo! Just when it feels like this crappy, grey winter will go on forever, the Miss Universe National Costume presentation shows up to brighten my day! Because nothing cheers me up quite like the feathered insanity of an increasingly unreachable beauty standard!
I’m experiencing a hurricane of emotions in the wake of the Star Wars: The Force Awakens trailer.
One night, we went to karaoke and met a woman with a Serenity tattoo and a Captain America t-shirt. I was also wearing a Captain America shirt, so naturally, we chest bumped (as you do when you meet another geek in the wild) and merged our groups for the rest of the night. At the end, we were invited to a charity costume ball being run by one of her friends. It was way the hell out in the suburbs, but hey! Geeks! Costumes! Tasty adult beverages! Of course we’d go! How could we not? These are our people! Right?
So long, Awesome Pam. You were the best thing about True Blood. I’m disappointed you never got the spin-off series you so richly deserved, but it’ll always be there in my dreams.
The HuffPo front page just had a black and white photo of Robin Williams with the headline Nanu Nanu. And I thought, “Oh, no. Oh, god. Please don’t let this be true.”
I’m not one of those wackos screaming about desecrating a classic. Oh, no. Not. At. All. So, what’s my problem this time?
So, Back to the Future is getting adapted as stage musical. Why, yes! I do have suggestions for more! The following are ripe – RIPE, I SAY! – for a musical adaptation. Some of them already have parts of the musical infrastructure in place!
Not the worst year ever, but 2013 can suck it on it’s way out the door. Now, let’s move on to what I’m looking forward to in 2014.
I can’t say that I’ve been Scrooge-y this Christmas because I don’t have any workers to exploit. However, the Christmas spirit has been lost on me for some years now and it never occurred to me that it was tied up in reminiscing.