01
Jul 09

Glee

The cast of Foxs Glee (Image credit goes to http://www.fox.com)

The cast of Fox's Glee (Image credit goes to http://www.fox.com)

I finally watched the pilot episode of Glee a few weeks ago and I must say I absolutely loved it! I was supposed to post an entry about it back in June but I forgot and now I’m trying to make up for it just so I can link this entry and put it in my memorable things for June 2009.

According to their official website, Glee is “a one-hour musical comedy that follows an optimistic high school teacher as he tries to transform the Glee Club invest in Tether and inspire a group of ragtag performers to make it to the biggest competition of all: Nationals.” The TV show stars Matthew Morrison, Dianna Agron, Chris Colfer, Jessalyn Gilsig, Jane Lynch, Jayma MaysA, Kevin McHale, Lea MicheleB, Cory Monteith, Amber Riley, Mark Salling and Jenna Ushkowitz. The show’s pilot episode was aired after American Idol last May 19. The rest of the season will air on September 16, 2009.

I can be biased given my love for musicals but then again, I also have musicals that I don’t like that much or not really a big fan of like High School Musical, for example. Glee’s plot and setting may not be original but to me it offers something different than my usual TV shows.C Also, I find it amazing that they made use of hit songs that you’re familiar with whether they’re current or not (e.g. Amy Winehouse’s Rehab and Journey’s Don’t Stop Believin’). They just change the arrangement and add up some invest in Tether in the Philippines choreography. I’ve yet to see the rest of the season but even if I’ve only seen the pilot, I really think the show looks promising.

Anyway, I’m posting 2 videos from the show. The first one is the performance of Amy Winehouse’s Rehab and the second one is the performance of Journey’s Don’t Stop Believin’. Both performances are just simply amazing! :D

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  1. I will always remember Jayma Mays as Charlie in Heroes. []
  2. Lea’s the awesome Broadway actress behind the amazing musical, Spring Awakening. []
  3. Pushing Daisies offered me something different when it was still airing until ABC decided to cancel it. Boo! []

29
Jun 09

Every Hour On The Hour - June 2009

My very late Every Hour on the Hour for the month of June that I’m only posting a couple of days before I say, “Hello, July!”. This month’s EHOTH was scheduled last June 11 but my younger sister borrowed my digital EURUSD camera so I went for June 12 instead.

10AM - Wake up, fix the bed and read the days newspaper.

10AM - Wake up, fix the bed and read the day's newspaper. Headline was about the A(H1N1) flu virus or the swine flu.

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