Friday, November 21, 2008

Confessions

Forgive me, but I have a confession to make. I have been preoccupied for the past two nights with the Twilight series. Yes, the teeny-bopper vampire romance books. Gah - I'm thoroughly embarrassed by the fact that I'm enjoying them...thanks to Lilo, who introduced the books to me. She's going to see the midnight showing of the movie tonight - can't wait for her review!

twilight1

I do feel guilty of falling for the vampire hero of the stories - Edward Cullen. He's like a mix between the elegance and attentiveness of Mr. Darcy and the passion and brashness of Gilbert Blythe...my two biggest character crushes. Plus, I do have a thing for vampires - like Larva from Vampire Princess Miyu.

Whoops, you guys probably don't want to hear about my silly ponderings...on to the fashion segment of this post.

I was most impressed a couple of days ago when my friend showed up to work in a hat! I had to snap a picture of her to show how totally stylish she looked.

RW in hat

ETA (11/26/2008): I have finished reading all 4 Twilight books and don't deny that all the purple prose has made me a little sick to my stomach. True, the writing is terrible, the plots are non-existent and the main character (Bella) makes me cringe...but who can resist sparkly vampire Edward?

A couple of links I want to share:
- The recaps from Cleolinda are even funnier than the original books, check them out here:
http://cleoland.pbwiki.com/Twilight#Bookdiscussionentries.
- The commentaries, reviews and links from this are LOLarious:
http://io9.com/5096763/twilight-makes-for-the-best-fanwank-ever.

2 comments:

Shopaholic Homebodies said...

OMG!

I have only confessed to K so far, but I'm really interested in Twilight too! The movie publicity got me all excited about the book, and now I want to read it ;)
funny thing is a couple months ago when one of the books came out, there was craziness going on at a Borders. Me & K thought the young teensters were so silly, being so into this book. But I may have to join the rest of them. haha.

I really like your coworker's hat! and pants/ boots too!

Shasha

L. said...

As I said at lunch, Mr. Darcy would kick the *ss of anyone who tried to say he was "sparkly" (a term you used during lunch about your new fictional boyfriend).

I cannot believe you are reading those books. I despair, I tell you, despair!!!!