Friday, January 19, 2007

Thursdays just make me really happy

So there's something I've been meaning to tell you for a little while, but I just haven't had the chance. There's someone new in my life. Meet my new boyfriend*:

His name's Blue iPod Nano, and we are in love. It took me a while to go buy him because it's a lot of money for something I really didn't need, but that is where Christmas money from the grandparents and parents comes in. I got him a week and a half ago, and after I struggled for a half hour just to get him out of the package (seriously), I spent the first 24 hours staring at him. He is so beautiful. Then I decided to figure out how to put music on him. The first song I put on there? "All Night Long" - Lionel Richie. Seriously. Since then I have been filling him with songs. I am not done, but I have 600 on there with room for another 400 or so. That is lovely. Just lovely. I haven't gotten used to the fact that those are all the songs I chose so when I put him on shuffle, and a new song comes on I'm always like, "Oh my God I LOVE this song!" Then I remember that that is because I filled it only with songs I love.

You know how dogs can sense when you are not feeling well? Well I think my iPod might be the same way. Yesterday morning on the way to work, I put him on shuffle. The majority of the songs on there are not 80's. I know that seems unlikely, but it's true. I actually do listen to music from the current decade despite appearances. However, these are some of the songs he played for me:

"Wake Up To Love" - Debbie Gibson
"Stay the Night" - Chicago
Theme song to Happy Days
"Straight Up" - Paula Abdul
"Caribbean Queen" - Billy Ocean

It's like he knew I needed him, and he reached into his bag of healing and pulled out the perfect prescription. Oh and I know you're wondering so I'll just tell you-yes I have TV theme songs on my iPod. Is this really of any great surprise to you?

Thursday TV (spoilers within)

Grey's Anatomy: Honestly every scene with George was absolutely heart wrenching, and I bawled like a baby the entire time. His speech to his dad asking him to fight just a little longer. His outburst at Bailey and the chief. And then when it came time for the family to decide whether or not to take his dad off life support, and George had to decide. He was searching the room desperate for help from anyone, and his whole family was just looking at him, needing him to decide. Oh. My. God. I couldn't deal with it. And then Dr. Bailey who's always in control and was just not in control. "My son is named after his son. I just need a minute." That is some brilliant writing and the acting just knocked my socks off last night.

Carly totally called the thing about Addison and the baby last week. That's really sad, but McSteamy's answers to Callie's questions were hysterical. "Do you like kids?" "It depends on how loud they are." Awesome. I can't deal with how hot he is. It's just not feasible that one person would contain so much hot. Whenever he and Alex are on screen together, I don't know who to look at. My eyes are actually sore after darting back and forth so rapidly. Speaking of Alex and Addison, what about Alex and Addison? They obviously do not have lasting potential, but they sure look nice together. I wonder if Izzie will go a little batshit when she finds out. She usually goes batshit about stuff. Although I liked her last night. When she said she got up and baked and cleaned the bathroom floor in anticipation of what George would have to go through, I thought it was very touching. Plus I'm happy to see she isn't being a complete basketcase about the money and actually used some of it.

Most importantly what happened during Grey's last night was the preview for "Lost". Only 3 more weeks!!

The Office: How miserable did Michael look without Dwight? He looked so sad. And I'll tell you what-Ed Helms is an effing genius. We always knew they were going to have to write out his character at some point, but who plays an annoying psycho as wonderfully as Ed Helms? No one. I just about pissed my pants when he was playing his self-recorded Rockin' Robin ring tone. It's so fantastic to see someone who creeps out Michael. My favorite quotes from Michael re: Andy:

- "He's always up in my bidness. Which is Ebonics for being in my face and annoying the bejesus out of me."
- "Andy is like Marv something: great sportscaster, big weirdo creep."

Other highlights:
- Mexicanity (firecrackers, chihuahua, chimichanga)
- "How was your gaycation? I thought of that like 2 seconds after you left."
- Professional resume, athletics and special skills resume, Dwight Schrute trivia
- Ryan putting the tilde over the 'n' in lemonade and then shrugging at the camera
- Phyllis saying she has a big personality and that sometimes when two people who have big personalities interact it's explosive.
- "Just go with the copy paper. It's your funeral."
- Jim still has feelings for Pam! No big surprise here, but I thought it was mature of him to own up to it. He didn't try to cover it up or anything, and he actually looked sad to have to admit it to himself. We've all been there-you want so badly to move on then when you realize you haven't it really sucks.

Scrubs: Okay I realize that part of my personality makes me prone to exaggeration. I freely admit this. Like how I always say something made me pee my pants, that's only true like 25% of the time. But I will say this right now. The Scrubs musical episode was one of the greatest half hours of television I have ever seen. I couldn't breathe during the stool sample song. Literally couldn't breathe. The show is pure genius. That one is never coming off the DVR.

*Other new boyfriends you should be aware of**:

1. Hot, beautiful, not-in-enough-movies, reason-I-watch-Glory-Road-every-single-day boyfriend
2. Secret Service Aaron from "24" who kicks total ass boyfriend

**One of these days I'm going to have an actual new boyfriend, but no one is going to believe me because I say that everything/one is my boyfriend. I'll be all, "You guys I totally have a new boyfriend." and you guys will be like, "Yeah, yeah, Sarah-who is it? Your new cell phone? A new brand of vodka? The guy who works at Convenient Mart who let you in to buy Salt and Vinegar Pringles even though the store was closing? I'm sure you really have a new boyfriend. Come on guys-let's go find another blog to hang out with."


Lindystar said...

Greys anatomy - oh man !! I bawled once and cried twice.

I came into work today and went strait to my boss, and the first thing out of her mouth was that she too had cried through that bastard great show.

At least I know I'm not alone in this. Bastards.

Hugh Janus said...

Jim after Andy is annoying him:
"I miss Dwight. Congratulations universe. You win."

Possibly Michael's best line ever:
"I don't understand how someone could have so little self-awareness."

I have to say that I hate when shows do musical episodes. It's a jump-the-shark move.

However, I think Scrubs may be the best show ever, so I didn't hate the episode. Typical clever Scrubs writing but I could do without the singing. I'll let them slide.

mance01 said...

I can't believe Ed Helms singing to the tune of "Benny and the Jetts" didn't make the highlights!

"A-A-A-Andy and the Tuna!"


matt said...

When describing the Scrubs poop song I'm pretty sure I can call it the highlight of my tv watching life up to this point. I stared in utter disbelief the entire length of the song and then when it was over laughed so hard I nearly fell off the couch.

CruiserMel said...

I loved last night's Grey's so much! It's a good thing I recorded it - so I can watch it again over the weekend. Don't you just want to hug George?

midwestgrrl said...

Congratulations on your new boyfriend. I have one just like him, only he's green. And yes it is super hard to get that package open. I thought maybe you were supposed to smash it with a hammer or something.

I watch Glory Road a lot too! Because I say god damn. God. Damn.

Carly said...

My boyfriend and your boyfriend are blue twins. Just like Jekyl and Hyde... but I can almost bet we have zero songs in common. ANY country on that???? Phil maybe??

I got the package open quickly but I had to ask Johnny V why the little thing on the earphones slides. Yeah, I'm stupid. So the earbuds won't fall out when I RUN? Run??!!??!! haha.

As for the office, I must point out the Officer and a Gentleman theme Muzak playing while Michael strode purposefully through Staples... it was a beautiful homage.

Johnny Virgil said...

I'm gonna have to ask Midwestgrrl to stop using the words "boyfriend", "package", "smash" and "hammer" in the same paragraph.

Mon said...

Hey, I've had my eye on your boyfriend for a while. You better watch out. Mastercard says I can have him at a fair price. Be warned. Since I've been dating Tivo for a while, I think I might need a new peice of

Grey's was so sad! Poor george! and I was so proud of Izzy for sticking up for herself w/bailey - seeing how she gets the same exact way!

Christie said...

It's time once again for the RFS Blog Awards so go get your nominations in!

russ said...

You gotta start Tivoing 30 Rock. I laugh during that whole show. OK, maybe it's not for everyone, but this week's awesome line is: "THE the hair?"

Orhan Kahn said...

Finally, someone who actually likes there iPod. Right on!