Twilight of My Misery

I was reading Entertainment Weekly last week and I didn’t get one of the cultural references in a joke. I decided it was time to catch up on the current major cultural phenomenon around. Yes, I am watching the Twilight films.

Last week I waded through the first film, Twilight. Tonight it’s New Moon. I don’t think I’m the intended audience for this vat of wimpy moodiness.

At least there are werewolves to lighten the mood. Plus we get Michael Sheen, an actor that I love. He plays Volturi, the leader of vampires. Why do all vampire leaders come across so decadently? I’d love to see a jolly fat one.

I will not be standing in line to see the upcoming Eclipse. I might eventually get around seeing it on DVD when I’m needing some snooze time.


Ready for the Lost Finale

I’ve watched the penultimate episode of Lost and am now ready for the grand finale. So, who is going to live? Who will die? Will it be a satisfying ending or something unsettling that does not satisfy? I guess I’ll have to wait until Sunday night. What will happen to Hurley?

Hurley is my favorite character. I will so miss him when the show is over. Here’s one of my favorite scenes:

The Guild

I stumbled upon the comic book version of The Guild, which I am enjoying. This led me to view both “seasons” 1 and 2 of the web episodes.

I have to admit, I do like Felicia Day and the characters created. It helps that I’ve had fun with Second Life so much, and though the game that the Guild plays (World of Warcraft type game?) is different than Second Life, that whole creating a role to play is familiar.

Season 3 is my next viewing fun this week. I tell you, there’s just too much clever TV and web programming to keep up with. In honor of the fun that Felicia Day offers, here’s there video “Do You Wanna Date My Avatar?”:

Inglourious Basterds Tonight

I do love this film. Tarantino sure knows how to make scenes sizzle.  I don’t know if Inglourious Basterds will win any Oscars, but it sure fun to watch.

My only disappointment with the blu-ray disc is that Tarantino doesn’t have an audio commentary. I so wanted to hear him talk about making the movie.

Latest TV Show Addiction

Over the weekend I’ve found myself watching the first seasons of two different TV shows. Season 1 of Dr. Who has been totally enjoyable. I’m also watching Fringe. I do love John Noble in his role as Dr. Walter Bishop. Strange and funny.

Okay, that’s all I popped in to say. It’s back to another episode of Fringe.

Lost World

Must catch up on Lost episodes before the new season starts. I’m almost done with season 4. This means a marathon of season 5 episodes the next few days. I can do it. I know I can.  I have to in order to keep up with the new season starting Tuesday. It should be quite fun to see this show wrap up.

Love for Monty Python

Just finished watching the six-part documentary, Monty Python: The Awful Truth. It brought back so many good memories. I was one of those who discovered Monty Python on their original run on my local PBS channel in the 1970s.

Late Sunday nights watching this crazy British show didn’t help me get to Monday morning class, but I certainly didn’t mind. Anything that made me laugh. I remember going into hysterics at this one: