Jenn and I saw the Cirque du Soleil
on Friday night and it was fantastic. The music was beautiful, the
stage effects were great, and the performers were wonderful.
Thinking about it, though, I really don’t know how to describe it. If
you’ve never seen a Cirque show, you really won’t understand what it’s
like. Sort of like saying something tastes like chicken - if a
person’s never had chicken, what does chicken taste like?
For the people who have seen a Cirque show, this will make more
The feel of Dralion is very Asian. While the other Cirque shows I’ve
seen have a distinct French feel to them, the art, costumes, and music
on this one have a very Oriental spin, and it was a Good Thing. There
were also several acts in Dralion that I haven’t seen in the other
shows, like the Ballet On
and the Aerial Pas de
The clowns in the other shows I’ve seen were not “clowns” so much as
“funny creatures;” the clowns in
were actually human, resembling… well, Drunk Italians. I’m not sure
how that fit in, exactly, but they were very funny.
Anyway, it was an excellent show, and anyone interested in a wonderful
night out should definitely consider this show. Beauty beyond
We also saw The Bourne Identity
this weekend and it was very cool. I’ll try to fix up a review on it a
I got my copy of Real
this weekend - finally - and got to watch it on Sunday afternoon. It
was just as good as I remembered it, but I was disappointed by the lack
of any special features. The sound was just Dolby Surround, not Dolby
Digital or anything like that; there were trailers on the disc but not
for the movie; and there was no commentary, behind-the-scenes
featurettes, or any other special features. You get the movie, trailers
to Hook and Jumanji, and that’s it. I suppose for what it is, that’s
okay, but it would have been nice to see more to it.
I redid our hallway and it now contains all of my Fifth
posters and merchandise. It looks nice in there. So that’s one more area
of the place down. Next stop, the dining room. It’s totally a holding
area for our extra stuff, and it needs to be cleaned out and
redecorated. We’re going with a
Buffy theme in there.
Finally got a chance to listen to the new Dirty
album and I was honestly less than impressed. It was okay, but it didn’t
really stick in my head like the song normally does from the Mitsubishi
Eclipse commercial. I did, however, find that the Kylie
does stick in my head, so I may pick that up. Doesn’t hurt that she’s a
Oh, and I got way too pissed off at the PS2 game Devil May
WAY too pissed off. There’s something that doesn’t click between my
brain, my fingers, and the way the camera moves in that game. Try as I
might, it was just too damn difficult. So I packed it up, strategy guide
and all, and have sold it to a guy here at work for $25. Maybe I got
ripped off; maybe I just wanted free of it. It looked brilliant, the
idea was great, I just sucked at the game and couldn’t take it anymore.
I’m gonna take the $25 and reinvest it in Medal of Honor:
I played the demo of that this weekend and loved every second of it. Of
course, the demo had a time limit on it, so I would get like halfway
through the first mission and it would time out on me… so now it’s
time to play for real.