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CHICAGO WORD.
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What Kind of Nerdfighter Are You?
I fight for video games and books and theatre.
About Me:
I like to drink coca cola and play the guitar. I also like daisies.

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Favorite Books, Movies, Music, and more
Wait. Seriously?
There is not enough space here.
What's your favorite thing to put on your head?
I'm a fan of bows and bowls.
If you could do your happy dance with anyone who would it be with?
You. (No, seriously.)
When did you start watching the Vlogbrothers?
2008

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I'm a little late on the draw...

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Procrastination

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I vlog?

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Things that are green.

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At 12:00pm on February 14, 2009, Phineas de Romanus said…
Happy Valentine's Day, Kat!

At 8:01pm on October 5, 2008, m1ch43l said…
MMMMMMMMMM coca-cola my favorite. it totally pwns pepsi!

and a note on the comment below STALKER!
At 9:31pm on September 6, 2008, Brenton Michael Ellis said…
So how old are you?
At 3:59pm on August 5, 2008, Erica said…
Hm... I don't think Zack Snyder is one to be skimping out on the psychological realism of the characters. Well I'm just basing that opinion on the reactions on the characters faces during the scenes. I think that aspect just might inherently be covered because in this case, I don't think you can let the characters go through the kind of events they go through, dealing with the kind of subjects they are dealing with, and make the characters 2 dimensional. I hope not anyway. I guess it does the depend on the writing and delivery of the script, and even if they decide to keep some elements of narrative accurate, or just cut particular ones out. Based on the trailer they are obviously going to focus on the lives of the 2nd generation of superheros, and cut or compress like A LOT out of the first Silk Spectre's and Night-Owl's back story, but I hope they don't do it to much, because I like that whole The Comedian is my father revelation Laurie has.
All the sexy Silk Spectre shots have me concerned, but then I hear some lines directly from the comic book like the Comedian's: "The world would look up and shout 'save us', and I'll whisper: No" and it placates my concerns momentarily.
Anyway the effect of creating a complex psychological character has the potential to not take up so much screen time. Snyder does seem to occupy a lot of time on the pretty effects though. I'm huge believer that much can be said through film by pure visuals, but in Watchmen's case, I don't think its do good of an idea to employ this school of thought too fervently.
The further I think about it, the more I believe most of psychological dynamics are created by the complex narrative. Because it all about reading through the secondary character's perspective of the events taking place and yet taking their perspective for what it is. I guess I'm referring specifically to the Newspaper stand's guy commentary of the world events. And I'm kind of upset the Black Freighter's meta-narrative is cut out, because it makes the ending just so much more ambiguous and tragically poetic. Who is the real monster? Oz' monster or himself, as Rorschach would view it. Its all very Frankstein's monster. It not only a good foil for Oz, it works well to point out observations about Jon and Rorschach's story as well.

Oh my goodness yes! When I first saw the trailer I simultaneously grabbed my boyfriend's hand and turned to look at him and whispered all creepy like with my eyes bulging out their sockets: "OMG-WaaaaatchmeEEeen". Then, after the trailer was over I proceeded to text my other friend because I knew my boyfriend didn't care about Watchmen since he has never read it. He's more a of a Sandman Chronicles kind of guy.
Upon second viewing, hearing that Smashing Pumpkins song playing with it was quite comforting as far sufficiently covering some of the themes dealing with Jon and the Comedian's view on the human condition. Especially when those lyrics "In your darkest hour, I hold secrets flame, we can watch the world devoured in its pain"... its so appropriate.
And its the superior version of he song too. I hate the one on the Batman and Robin Soundtrack....
Wow ramble. I hope you can understand what I'm saying, I wrote you a story. but I'll go...
now...
TAR!
At 9:35pm on July 31, 2008, kellyspice said…
hi! how are you doing?!
At 8:47pm on July 30, 2008, Token Senior Child said…
Sorry I haven't gotten back to you on the Silent Hill stuff in a while been pretty hectic this summer, but it's starting to settle down, I haven't seen that before, it was pretty funny, though, I prefer the Resident Evil musical series by that same person, haha. Anyways, did u know they r making a Silent Hill 2? I found that according to my friend who diggs alot. I've also noticed how inconsitent I am with writing you, or u weird huh?
At 2:54pm on July 27, 2008, Phineas de Romanus said…
?????

Oh wait...did I write *poke* on your board?
At 7:10pm on July 22, 2008, Erica said…
Um, er- um... did you see the The Watchmen trailer during The Dark Knight previews?
Visually, I couldn't be happier. The design is exactly how it'd imagine it to be except less colourful, which is a good thing because it avoids cheesiness. Don't get me wrong, I'm a fan of dairy; but in this case, if the colours were taken religiously from the novel, it'd look more than just a bit dated, and "unrealistically campy"... and campy hasn't cut it for Superhero movies since Schumacher.
The part I'm concerned about: Is it utterly devoid of story? Is it just mindless action sequence over mindless action sequence? And empty visually stunning shell? I don't think that is even feasible to have just an "all action sequence Watcmen movie" completely lacking in of any sort of plot movement and still make the movie capitivating or even basically coherent enough for even the dumbest of any audience member to follow. So I guess I'm expecting a haphazard narrative... but please, Watchmen deserves so much more than haphazard.
Back to the visual side, I'm also left wondering how grotesque are they going to make Oz' monster? Oh... the anticipation is slowly eating away at me. And the rate of ingestion will only climb exponentially.
At 11:40pm on July 12, 2008, Phineas de Romanus said…
*poke*
 
 
 

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