Monday, August 3, 2009

Music Monday- All things Gleeky


I was a member of Show Choir in High School and Drama Club, Speech and Debate, and Academic Decathalon. Most of my friends were in Band and Cross Country. Yes, I was a geek but before Nerd fighters and Lord of the Rings movies and Comicon. I know, it's hard to believe there was a time when looking like Napolean Dynamite was so not cool.

I still remember that wonderful ride Senior Year on the Homecoming float for the fall musical production of The Unsinkable Molly Brown. We had a ten pound bag of salt water taffy to throw to the crowd. When we generously tossed handfuls of candy to the football team, (AKA my very popular sister and her friends) they threw it back. Hard.

Finally there's a show for all of us who were forced to attend football games for band credit. We'll see if season one will be able to deliver. But it definitely looks promising. I can relate to the characters on so many levels. The writing is sharp, the actors are talented. Frankly, I thought it was pretty friggin' hilarious. Here is the pilot to one of the most original and exciting new shows of the season. It takes about 45 minutes to watch but is so worth every minute. Hope you like.


Are you a Gleek? Have you been converted?


7 comments:

Meesha said...

That was so fun! What network is it airing on?

Melinda said...

Dont' stop believin'!!!

Kristi Stevens said...

Meesha- so great to see you! Do you remember the candy throwing escapade? I think you were on the float with me. LOL!

The season premiers September 9th on Fox. Here's the link to the official website. http://www.fox.com/glee/

Melinda- Hold on to that Feeeeeelin'.

LeslieinTN said...

Blog-hopping today and came across yours. I watched that clip of Glee a while back. Too funny. I wasn't a nerd back in the days (high school) but wasn't popular either. Now I am a self-proclaimed nerd. LOL

L.T. Elliot said...

I'll check it out. ;)

Jaime Theler said...

Nerds rock! (Says the person who is finally okay in her nerdiness.)

Pop on over to my blog for a "major award." Hope it makes your day a little more gleeful!

http://jaimetheler.blogspot.com/2009/08/major-award.html

ali said...

I am totally a gleek, lol. I happily adopt your new word :)

I managed to straddle the fence in high school. I lived in blissful ignorance of cliques and popularity. My hubby says that must mean that I was popular because I certainly would have known if I wasn't, lol. But ... I don't know, lol.

I was a cheerleader. But I was also THE sax player in the dixie land band. We played in malls. I'm sure that wasn't cool.

I LOVED the episode of Glee I saw and can't wait for it to come on in the fall!