The Muse is in geeky heaven watching the preview for the new Indiana Jones movie! I nearly wet my pants, nearly, very nearly.
Although if possible there may be just a bit too much CGI for me. I know, I know but we’re talking old school Indy here…a little less CGI would give it that vintage feel!
By the very way Mr Spielberg maybe just maybe we could have done without Shai Lebeouf. Bloody hell I had to deal with him in Transformers and that was like root canal surgery now Indiana Jones?
You’re ruining my geeky childhood here (and geeky adulthood)….! Sinseriously…I did not need Shai Lebeouf mucking up my Transformer experience!
Aside from those minor rants…this has the potential to be awesome. Cross your fingers we don’t have a lemon on our hands here a la Lucas’s money grubbying Episode 1, Episode 2, etc…….that had dollar signs written all over it!
My evil readers recommended I try out Sassy Girl for size! Sadly, I believe it’s no longer available stateside as I couldn’t find it anywhere so I ended up buying a rather shady copy of it from an Asian video store in Queens. I really hate buying versions like this because the subtitles are awful. I normally wait and buy the English Version of K-Dramas but since Sassy Girl is so new an English DVD Set is unavailable. I believe the official release was available from YesAsia upon it’s release in October or November but it’s since sold out and it takes ages to get back in stock! Impatient as I am I wanted it now thus I ended up with this set!
So I got it!
I just finished Coffee Prince and I’m happy to say it was rather awesome! As I was telling a reader in comments Coffee Prince isn’t your standard K-Drama! All the normal ho-hom elements are definately in Coffee Prince. Example: Girl meets Boy. Boy is rich, Girl is Poor. Girl and Boy fall in love. Boy treats Girl kinda harshly. Boy’s family strongly disapproves Girl’s background. Yada yada yada etc..etc…typical Korean Soap! However, even though Coffee Prince follows the same old story plot as every other K-Drama I’ve seen it does have redeeming qualities that sets itself apart from your standard drama! The twist of the main character pretending to be a boy is one thing that makes the drama really different and interesting! Plenty of comic relief from a great supporting cast helps relieve the tension in the story! Quite a few sexy, romantic moments really add a nice touch of sweetness to 17 hours you’re wasting on this! The beginning, the middle and the ending is very fulfilling thus when it’s over you’re actually feeling like you’ve lost some new found friends instead of wanting to bawl your eyes out that you wasted time on a soap that killed off one of the main characters!
Anyway! That’s my little mini wrap up and review of Coffee Prince
YAY my copy of Coffee Prince’s Soundtrack! Tis awesome you need it!
I’m now looking forward to watching Sassy Girl after all the rave reviews! I just ordered Witch Yoo Hee, SOS, Sweet Relationship, Foxy Lady and Heavenly Forest…so I guess this means my Resolution to NOT buy K-Dramas until I watch what I already have has gone out the window? Sigh. Oh well! I don’t have enough hours in the day to watch all these but it’s sure fun trying to watch at least an hour a night and failing miserably!
What are you watching right now?
Click here to read my past ramblings about Coffee Prince!
I’ve been so sick since Sunday and I having thee worst agonizing sore throat EVER! If this wasn’t enough about two million other things have happened to totally unsettle my week!
My best jubako (I brought it while in Japan! It was sooooo freaking special to me!) was shattered into two million pieces this morning when I grabbed for it quickly! Ugh! GRRR! I was so upset I almost cried! To make matters worst I repacked my bits into a bento and that too freaking fell on the floor (my office kitchen is littered with the remains of my carefully packed bento right now!)!!! My god the horror! How freaking crazy is this!? *sniff* Bloody hell I find packing a bento very relaxing but not this morning!
To make things even worst…………!!!!!!!!!
I had billing reports due out today and Fed-Ex came early (they came at 10:45 AM?!?! WTH! They are supposed to pick up at 4:30 PM!!!!!!!) and they weren’t done this means that I have to make the stupid long track after work to drop them off at Fed-Ex myself! I wouldn’t mind so much if I was feeling 100% but I’m feeling about 10% at the moment!
It’s excruciatingly painful to swallow at the moment due to my very sore throat, I lost my keys and I’m having to use my valet key for my car (I’m so scared it’s going to snap in the ignition), I can’t find anything on my desk at the moment, my lunch is ruined…….
My stomach is growling at the moment as I haven’t eaten anything aside from hot tea in two days and I’m not below taking my chopsticks, sitting cross legged on the floor and picking the remains of my bento off the floor…..anyone wanna join me?
Pray tell what else can go wrong today?
Please can I go home now and back to bed?
Did I mention that I can’t find anything on my desk? I said that already didn’t I?
I know many of you have come to expect daily updates from me 3-4 times a day and I just wanted to say sorry as I’ve been a bit remiss lately because I’m suffering from the worst sore throat ever and it’s making me miserable and quite weak!
I stayed home Monday and went to the Doctor yesterday but I’m still feeling very poorly today!
I have so much to do at my office today it’s surreal when all I want is my bed!
I thought I’d compile a list of past posts for you while I’m busy working and feeling yuck so you’ll at least have something to enjoy while I’m slow posting! I picked the posts by what you’ve been searching for on my blog as of late!
Hugs from your very sick Muse!
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Click here to view some past MuseTV Videos and Spotlights
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Friday’s FOTD I was lazy a bit so a pink track suit, pink cheeks, and some pink shadow and away I go!
SQUEAL! New Steve Madden’s to keep my feet warm and add about 3 inches to my short self with their awesome thick soles! *happy sigh* Sorry, I have a bit of a Steve Madden fetish!
What I Used:
Face Bare Minerals Blush in Fruit Cocktail Too Faced After Glow in Betrayal Too Faced Kitty Glitter in Pussy Galore (That sounds so wrong!) Canmake Cheek Gradation in 01 (I LOVE CANMAKE! Ok I feel better now that I shouted that) CG Smoothers Eyeliner Pencil in In the Mod MJ Mascara Kiss Mascara Overcoat in Pink
Lips MAC Plushglass in Full for You
Eyes T’estimo Fresh Clear Eyes Palette in 07 Too Faced After Glow in Betrayal Too Faced Kitty Glitter in Pussy Galore
About 10 hours later! Still going strong aside from the fact that I bit off my lipgloss and my hair is misbehaving!