Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Ever Ever Ever

So my ward's FHE people had the brilliant idea to have every FHE group make a movie and they gave us all like 3 to 4 weeks to do it. Now I was immidiatly opposed to this. Why? Because it would be dumped on me no matter what and really, when I do a movie, I'd like to choose who I work with and what project to work with. Well of course when I go to FHE they all turn to me and say, you're the film major you're doing it. I didn't volunteer, I wasn't even asked. I was given and made to do it. Well when I finally came up with something that the group might like and I wouldn't mind doing I presented it to them and they said okay. So then I over two nights of FHE did the quickest shoot I've ever done. Usually you take 3 to 4 shots of each scene, I only took one and didn't really care if someone was talking in the background. So once I've got everything I'm ready to put it on to my computer and have plenty of time to spare. So right as I'm rewinding it to capture it onto my computer my camera stops working. So I have to wait two days to get it fixed, so now apparently they were due last week or something but they've given me until today because of my camera troubles. So I finally get it on my computer and find that for some reason the audio and video are twenty seconds apart. So any time I needed anything, I would have to put it out, seperate 20 seconds, crop it, and then fit it in. Well I started working on it at midnight and I just now finished it at 6:30 am. You'd think I'd be fine with this too, however...

I got sick over the weekend, and usually when someone gets sick they get onto a bad schedule, well as it happens, I ended up on a good schedule. So the past two days I've been waking up at about this time. So I've now been up for a little over 24 hours. Plus the fact that I have my final project for film which I needed to do much more then this one so I could send it to my friend in Indiana to do the music before Friday.

So yes, it's finally done, definatly not my best piece of work, not something I would go around showing to people all the time, it has a funny thing or two. Definatly a BYU movie (which is exactly what I want to steer away from). Luckily they didn't make me do some Napoleon Dynamite Parody like one of the groups in the ward. If so I would have hoped to die in a hotel fire.

Now that it's done I can officially say I will never ever help out with another FHE movie again, in fact this has solidified me in wanting to no longer go to FHE ever ever ever.

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Mini Addendum

I thought maybe I should clarify a tiny bit, when I said everyone's screwed up I didn't mean when it came down to the quirks, I meant the much larger much bigger much more virus on the soul type things. You know, the big stuff. Thus we're screwed up.

Friday, March 24, 2006

Quote of the Week: "If there were no more porn on the internet, then there would only be one website left,"

On wednesday I had the oppprtunity to be a judge foir a high school drama competition. I showed up in my bright red pants with a perfectly combed out fro. It was quite wonderful. I had a lot of comments, but the best part was when I showed up to judge dramatic monolouges, the kids looked at me and said, "You're our judge?!?" Yup that's me. And then they all groaned. It was great. Though I'm sure they'll be surprised that I gave them all good rankings, the three that were in there. It was a good time, but what was even funnier was I agreed to do it about two weeks ago, and didn't find out I was getting paid until the day of. I thought I was just volunteering to do it. Now I get an extra 30 bucks and I get to judge state as well next month. Yay.

You know what I've realized? Is that in each of our own ways, we're all screwed up in some way. Think about it, you reading this now, you're screwed up in some way aren't you? But now think of your friends, they're all screwed up in some way. Now think of someone that you don't think is screwed up, well they're probably screwed up in some way. I'm sure there's a select few that aren't screwed up by something, but then they're just jerks for being too judgemental.

Last night I was hanging out with a friend of mine when my roommate who really has nothing to do decided he needed to watch the basketball game. Well we continued in the conversation and the topic led itself to sacreligious jokes. Now for some reason I've never seen any harm in them, and I've always just sorta thought that God probably finds them funny too. So I told one and when I was done my roommate once again gave me that you're such a sinner look, and so I pointed it out to him that he was doing his usual you're such a sinner look. He looked a little madder as he turned back to his game. It was funny.

What am I doing right now you ask? Well besides writing this, I'm also pruning my iTunes since I'm now over full for my iPod. I knew I should have gotten a 40 GB one.

Sunday, March 05, 2006

Not Spilt Milk has Been Deleted...

Deleted. Ouch. I sure don't do that often, I think it my 11 months here on Blogger this is only the second one to be deleted. But I'm going to. Now the one thing I don't want to happen by me doing this is most likely going to happen which will cause even more problems. Ugh.

By the way, the comic 1602 is awesome!

Thursday, March 02, 2006


I am observing Lent this year. Last summer I went out walking at night every night and in turn ended up losing 30 pounds in 3 months. Ever since it's gotten cold I haven't done so, but now for Lent I am starting that practice again, dispite the cold.

Doors seem to be opening to me right now yet I don't know how to react. There are also some doors that seem to be locked, and really with these doors I'd really like to either just leave it alone or go through yet it's someone else's hands and I can't do a damn thing about it.

Anyways, I'm going to bed.