Friday, October 31, 2008

It's Just a Jump to the Left

So, today I had a milestone. One that many of you will gasp in shock and horror when I reveal what it is.

I finally saw Rocky Horror Picture Show.

That’s right, I have never seen it. Even the movie. Ok, I think I started watching the movie when I was 10, and fell asleep. But I hope you don’t think less of me. Because even though I was but a young geek then, I just didn’t understand what I was watching.

Now I do.

And it was fabulous.

I saw the stage version here in Kansas City, and we have fabulous seats in the 2nd row. I was forced to keep quiet by my twin and not tell our companions (Beth, our half-sister, my Twin’s mylady, half-sister’s friend, and family of half-sister’s friend.) Perhaps I will create a flow chart so you can keep track of everyone.

But anyway, this show is pretty much the most insane thing ever. Transvestites, sex, aliens, and maid costumes. I am pretty sure everything and the kitchen sink was in this production.

And it was FABULOUS.

The woman who played Magenta made me laugh hysterically and pretty much fall in love with her.

Geek On

Tuesday, October 28, 2008

We Can Be Heroes, Just for One day

So, I love the show Heroes. I don’t think it’s as good as it was in the first season, but it’s still some nice television for me to lose myself into. Normally I just laugh at the stupid in the show, but today actually made me go WTF out loud to my dog.

The WTF:

1st. Mohinder, you are the dumbest person EVER. How many times does a strange company have to stab you in the back and be out for world domination before you realize you shouldn’t trust them? It’s like you have 3 total brain cells and they are all fighting each other for domination. And they are all losing. STOP TRUSTING COMPANIES. And take the moron Mya with you.

2nd. Oh Claire, I know the stereotype of the cheerleader is a dumb blonde, but I thought you rose above that. I was wrong. Oh so wrong. Why in the world did you think that taking Elle, who can’t control the electricity pouring from her body, on a plane? Heeeeeeello! You can’t even work a damn Ipod on a plane, much less Ms. Electric Company.

3rd. Peter. What can I say about Peter? So, he really thought he could take on his super powered dad with a ficken chair?

4th. Nathan and Tracy/Jessica/Nikki/Whatever-the-hell-your-name-is. Yawn. When you are on, it’s when I go to the bathroom.

So, here are the good parts, or at least the parts that didn’t suck.

1st. Oh, the slashy goodness that is Elle and Claire. That sound you hear? It’s a thousand fanfic writers frantically typing away after tonight’s episode. And I, for one… will read them all.

2nd. Matt- you actually became interesting. Your power doesn’t suck. Good for you!

3rd . Sylar: I have gone from hating you to being way intrigued to your storyline. Can you overcome genetics? I am sure there are some “If you Love Jesus Enough You Can Be Straight” organizations that would say “yes”. *coughExoduscough* . But then you go back to being evil. It’s like a guessing game every week.

4th: Noah and Claire’s Bio-Mom. It’s a good combination that works well. Of course, I always love HRG. He rocks.

Here are the ambivalent:

1st. Ando and Hiro: I used to love you two. Now, I am not sure what I think. Can you please do something interesting and not make you both look like morons.

2nd: Daphne: I am not sure what I think. Don’t break Matt’s heart.

Geek On

Monday, October 27, 2008

So Say We All


I love Halloween. It’s not a holiday that my family celebrated much when I was younger, but now I am embracing it.

So, you may be asking yourself, what are your plans for this Halloween? Well, first I am traveling down to Missouri to hang out with my Twin, aka Brenda. We will be meeting up with our half-sister Nik and going to a party at Beth’s. And, it will be a geek-a-palooza.

I am dressing up as Starbuck from Battlestar Galactica. This outfit includes a kick-ass tattoo, dog tags, and a toaster. Brenda is going as Suicidal Boomer, complete with bandage across face.

I don’t think you can get much more geeky then that.

Now if only I could find Apollo’s Arrow. Or my own President Roslin to make out with.

Geek On.

Friday, October 24, 2008

All My Bad Storylines

I wasn’t expecting to write another entry so soon, but I was compelled after watching yesterday and today’s All My Children when I got home from work, and caused a little geek out. Now, I’ll be honest, I am only a casual watcher of AMC, and usually only when Bianca is on. And yes, I did start watching it back in 2000 because I heard she was coming back as a lesbian. Somewhere along the way I found myself really liking the character. So, now I usually only watch it when Eden Riegel reprises her role. And, she has come back for an extended stay. So, I tuned in to watch.

And remembered how INSANE soap operas are.

A short recap: I tuned in as a huge ass tornado hit Pine Valley, basically putting EVERY SINGLE CHARACTER in mortal danger. Bianca showed up into town about 10 minutes before it hit. And she was pregnant. 8 months pregnant, and she didn’t tell anyone. Seriously? NO ONE? Then she gave birth with the father of her child (who happens to be her brother-in-law) in the middle of the beach house which was completely destroyed. Then she went to the hospital just as ANOTHER tornado hit. Where is Pine Valley? Kansas?

So, why am I geeking out? For a few reasons. First of all, I have never laughed so hard in my life then when Zach held up the unnamed baby like she was Simba in the Lion King. The background was so obviously fake and I couldn’t stop laughing for a good 10 minutes.

Second, Binks (as she is called) started talking non-stop about her “partner” (and I almost keeled over when I heard them actually use that term) named Reese. We haven’t actually met her yet, but apparently she is the love of Bianca’s life. The way that Bianca has been talking, I now expect Reese to come to town in a carriage that is pulled by 12 pure white swans. She will descend from the carriage with birds singing around her and possibly a cute animal sidekick who talks.

Third, I have yet to hear Erica Kane call any of Bianca or Kendell's children her “grandchild”… and I will fall off the couch if I ever do. No one calls La Kane “grandma”

Good thing I Tivo it so I can ff through the parts I don’t care about. Which is pretty much everything else.

Geek On.

What is a Fanatical Geek?

I guess that's the question you are probably asking yourself right now. Or, you are wondering "Sweet Jesus- Dany, how many blogs do you write?" Well, the answer is 2. I have my personal one over at Livejournal which is not updated nearly that often. Possibly because I am: a. boring, or b. have a job I can't really blog about without possibly being fired. So, this one is a mix of personal and all of the things I geek out over. And that, my friend, is a fanatical geek. Someone who geeks out over things that are considered, well, geeky. And yes, I know that using the word to define the same word is grammatically wrong. I'm going to do it anyway.

Yes, I am coming out of the closet. As a geek.

A fanatical geek.

A fanatical lesbian geek.

Deal with it.

Some of the things I might possibly blog about (besides my life), are:

Wii games
Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Battlestar Galactica
Veronica Mars
Greys Anatomy
Law and Order: SVU
Xanadu: The Movie
Hot Women
All My Children (yes, a soap opera)
Criminal Minds
Trips to Missouri to hang with my twin
Whatever else my twisted mind comes up with.

See- I told you I was a geek.

Geek On.