to watch Justified.
Really, I did. All three times FX showed it almost-in-a-row.( No spoilers, just proof I didn't retain anything at all.Collapse )
So maybe it was bad, or just suffered from Pilot Syndrome. Maybe college and my not-so-sudden inability to Keep Up With Things, Especially Fandom has ruined TV (dear lord, don't even ask me what's going on with Supernatural I DON'T EVEN KNOW ANYMORE).
Personally, I'm blaming British quiz shows (Mock the Week! Have I Got News For You! COME BACK.) and "Wait, Wait...Don't Tell Me".
*stumbles out of obscurity*
GO SEE DISTRICT 9.
ALIENS THAT ARE AWESOME! GUNS THAT MAKE PEOPLE LITERALLY EXPLODE!
REALISTIC CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT (FOR AN A
LIEN AND A HUMAN)! CRAZY DOUCHEBAG PRIVATE MILITARY PEOPLE!
SOUTH AFRICAN ACCENTS!
...Did I mention guns that LITERALLY MAKE PEOPLE EXPLODE?! *flails*
*falls back into NaNo planning, college packing obscurity.*
In an attempt to get ignore Supernatural spoilers from Comic-Con (oh god I haven't even finished watching season 4 yet. Hurry up, stupid boxset!), I've been watching QI.
Which led me to the adorkableness that is Ben Miller*.
Which got me to put aside my prejudices against Primeval and actually watch the damn show (thank you, Sci-Fi** Channel and BBCA).
Which led to me buying volume 1, and spending the entire day watching series 1 and 2.
...I'm gonna go read fix it*** fic now, thanks.
* Also, The Armstrong and Miller show was discovered, and had surprise Sarah Alexander from Coupling. SUSAN!
** I refuse to call it by it's new name. SPELLING, MOTHERFUCKERS, DO YOU HAVE IT?
*** I started with mid-season 3, so I shouldn't be surprised. But I was.
...and my only coherent thought towards the episode is still:
Would someone please, for the love of all things that cringe over the 80s and 90s, inform Richard Hammond that his hair is rapidly shaping itself into a mullet (and then possibly rectify the problem)? Not even Clarkson's SHIRT THAT CONTAINED ALL THE ORANGE IN THE WORLD EVER* could distract me.
* Note: I am easily distracted by orange things and Celicas. I am not unlike a dog, and will exclaim "orange" if something particularly orange passes by or "Celica" if said model of car passes by. There is a good reason why I still back the Bengals, despite their suckitude.
I meant to type about the movie after the Dad and I got back from it, but between moving back north in the morning (DENNY'S for brunch, FTMFW), driving through the traffic in the rain (rain makes everyone's driving ability turn into that of a 89-year-old, y/y?), followed by a parking garage fiasco, I was too wiped to talk about it. This way, however, I also got to let the movie sit around in my brain space, and sort out my feelings about it. Coincidentally, most of the scenes I didn't like I've forgotten. I think. I mean, it was so full of action and plot-points and references and jokes that I could be forgetting something, but I wouldn't know if I did (a la playing through the same level in Mercenaries in RE5 repeatedly: did I grab time bonus X? Or am I remembering the last round?)( Cut for possible spoilers, just because.Collapse )
tl;dr version: GO SEE IT. It's worth the ten bucks to go see in theatre (with SURROUND SOUND). Hell, I'd go see it again.
Except maybe the IMAX version. 60 ft tall Enterprise? Oh hell yes.
So, in the process of watching 6x06 of Top Gear, I realized something VERY VERY IMPORTANT.
James May just may be the most awesome person EVER*. Just...the entire dinner on the boat thing ALONE.
* I had my suspicions raised towards this fact during the first series of the Big
Gay Wine Adventure, and when they showed his bit on The F Word on BBCA a couple weeks ago. Now, they are practically confirmed.
Because I've been watching Castle in a totally out-of-the-corner-of-my-eye kind of way for the past few weeks, and it's awesome that way. I'm not sure if it'll be better or worse when I actually have time to watch episodes and
be mesmerized fully by Nathan Fillion pay attention to the actual plots.
HOWEVER, ALDIS HODGE WAS ON IT LAST NIGHT. That made me happy, and unable to study for my calc 2 test properly during that hour. (He had a NIGERIAN ACCENT. I am EASILY DISTRACTED.)
On the other hand, it wasn't Top Gear distracting me, so I might be back to watching SPN soon-ish.
In completely unrelated news: Gomez in Covington on June 4th is a MOTHERFUCKIN' GO. \o/
GOMEZ WILL BE AT THE MADISON THEATRE JUNE FOURTH. THAT'S ABOUT TEN MINUTES FROM MY HOUSE.
I just...THERE ARE NO WORDS. I mean, the tickets
are should be cheap, and it's the fucking 'MEZ.
THERE IS A DISTINCT POSSIBILITY I WILL BE ABLE TO SEE THEM IN ALL OF THEIR DRUNKEN LOVELINESS*.
* Madison Theatre, in an attempt to not serve those underage alcohol, give out two different coloured wristbands. They completely fail at paying attention, though; I once ordered a coke while the of-age friend next to me ordered rum and coke. Guess what I ended up getting as well? Which has nothing to do with the band themselves getting drunk, past the fact that the booze flows freely in Covington, just like the drugs.
I just had to remember my login and password for Buzzword.
This distresses me in a way that cannot be expressed in worse for some reason.
Probably because it reinforces the fact that my thought process has been "COLLEGE COLLEGE can has medschool nao? COLLEGE TOP GEAR COLLEGE 'MEZ! COLLEGE hee hammond's wee faces COLLEGE" for the past few weeks.
- Music:Drunken singing.