Well, this is fitting as a follow-up to my last blog. For the past four hours or so, Jen and I have been lounging in my room on our futons watching tv/movies on our computers. Jen is watching season 1 of Heroes, and really I can’t blame her for watching the episodes without stopping. I would’ve done the same if I were in her position. It has been fun to partially rewatch parts of season 1. I had forgotten some of the things that happened, and it’s been a good refresher. But I must say that, for the most part, Jen’s a pretty good Heroes predictor.
As for me, I just watched “I Am Legend” the new Will Smith movie. It was really interesting, and kind of a bit odd, but I have to give Mr. Smith his props for some awesome acting skills. But after watching this movie, I am even more assured of my embarrassing tendency to startle way too easy. Now, the movie is in part a thriller, and there was definitely a part of the movie that caused me to scream out loud. I don’t know that I’ve ever been guilty of that before, so I have gone to new heights of jumpiness. It was slightly embarrassing, but Jen had the grace not to acknowledge the fact that I had screamed and jumped. Or maybe, it could’ve been the fact that she was so thoroughly obsessed in her own show that she didn’t even care that I screamed. Both are options.
Maybe you think I’m kidding, but in fact, that’s not the case at all. I get startled and freaked out extremely easily, and I always show it very visibly. It’s often the biggest cause for embarrassment in my life. People who have watched action-packed movies with me can attest to that fact, or even thrillers, and scary movies, oh man, I don’t even watch those because I know what will happen. But even in real life, unexpected sights and sounds freak me out just as much. But I won’t get into all of that because it’s just too pitiful.