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December 17 2008

Joss wrote a review of the Dr. Horrible DVD for a blog entry over at Amazon. "I think you should buy the DVD every day forever, and I am totally unbiased."

Wow, 48 billion stars? That DVD is almost as highly rated as the Milky Way!
Eh, there's a chance I may come across some bees, but I'm totally getting it for the eternal life and controlling interest in Europe.

Jeez, these Amazon reviewers sure know how to sell a guy.

Sell a guy a DVD, that is. Not an actual guy. That would be weird.

(They don't do that, do they?)
My Amazon interface only goes to 47.5 billion. There's a bug in Firefox or something. Sorry to drag the average down everyone.
I don't know which is more exciting, the eggs or the bees. Seriousfully.
I laughed out loud from the first line to the last.

I'm really excited about the controlling interest in Europe thing. Though a bit disappointed that it doesn't also come with the keys to a shiny new Australia.
"Seriousfully" is my new favorite word.
Bees! I hate bees. Why couldn't have been something a little less fear inducing to me like, say, snakes.

That's the funniest thing I've read in awhile. Seriousfully!
Uh-oh. I don't buy anything that gets less than forty eight billion and one stars, seriousfully. Looks like I have an order to cancel on Amazon.
So, is this where all the disappearing honey bees have gone? They are all Joss Whedon fans and have moved into the Dr. Horrible DVDs? And how can I move in there too? Not that I want to be surrounded by bees... but I DO want to join Dr. Horrible's fan club!
Man - had to be bees....sure, I know - they'll only sting you if you make them angry - well who in the world knows what it is angrifies a bee? Maybe watching sing-along Blogs are exactly the sort of thing makes a bee lose his calm...stinkin' bees...
That man is funnier than anyone has a right to be.
"...sent by people who know how to show a supervillain the proper respect."

This was definitely written by somebody who thinks that memorizing every word of Monty Python is totally hot and not nerdy at all. Um, as do we all.
OK. NOW I'm buying. It's like he knows. Brrrr.
The bees are a real buzzkill for me. And I really don't want controlling interest in Europe. I'll trade my controlling interest in Europe for someone else's Eternal Youth. Anyone?
Oh, and that 48 billion stars thing- he's lying. He doesn't HAVE 48 billion stars.
My sides hurt from laughing. And that review was pretty cute, too.
I'll trade my controlling interest in Europe for someone else's Eternal Youth. Anyone?

Deal. Living forever is worthless to me if I can't rule France. Nobody gets my bees though.
"I'm really excited about the controlling interest in Europe thing. Though a bit disappointed that it doesn't also come with the keys to a shiny new Australia."

I'm kinda glad it doesn't... I mean, not that I'd object to keys to Australia, it's just the shiny new part that worries me. I'm not sure if I want to know how Australia could be made 'shiny' and 'new'; I have a strange feeling I wouldn't survive the process.
Beads?!

(someone had to)
I was gonna try and trade all my bees for a bunch of Eternal Youths, but then I realize just one Eternal Youth should do it for me, if it's well-made and working right. No need for me to get all greedy about this.

(leaf, you mean, like $24 bucks worth?)
Very funny blog by Joss.

By the way, did anyone notice Dr. Horrible is now available on CD through Amazon? I hope this is full wav, non-compressed quality.
QuoterGal, man did my Googling skills come in useful just now! And I got educated. Yay!
Amazing! Any un-Whedony people that see this will likely think he's insane. Thus, I love it!
Cracking wise on your own production, you have to love it. The secret love appendage comment is one of the funniest things I've read since global warming started. Oh, Joss - may I clone you?
When I read Joss's writing nowadays, I can "hear" him talking and I usually get it. But I confess, at first I frequently had a hard time understanding him.

I kind of wonder what non-initiates think of his writing. Think they get it? I hope I'm not coming across as rude, I just remember sometimes being originally confused by his blogs, then less so as I "got to know him."
Ha ha ha. I love it.

That man is funnier than anyone has a right to be.
He is very funny, and he has a lot of fun with his writing—sometimes too much fun. But this was just enough fun. (That should read, "But this was just. Enough fun!")

When I read Joss's writing nowadays, I can "hear" him talking and I usually get it. But I confess, at first I frequently had a hard time understanding him.
This is what I mean by too much fun! Sometimes the silliness obscures what he's trying to say. But, as you said, once you pick up on the style, it's easier to understand.
Oh please. You want at least 2 eternal youths, otherwise you're never going to have anyone to hang out with for more than about 50-60 years.
I kind of wonder what non-initiates think of his writing. Think they get it?

Succatash, I was thinking the same thing as I read it. Well, I was laughing, too. So psyched to have more Joss in my life again!

I was sold on the DVD already, of course.
My love for this man grows exponentially each day!
Ooh, they're mentioned on the cover of Time magazine.
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I won't repeat my outburst on Twitter, but the Time news is absofuckinlutelyfantabuloso ...

[ edited by Tonya J on 2008-12-17 06:07 ]
ROFL! Oh, god. *gasps and wipes away tears* So funny. It just seems like a waste of space and incredibly uncreative (unless I did it in some annotated manner) to quote each and every line and follow it up with a smiley or a laugh. So I'll just say the entire thing was vastly amusing. Seriousfully.
Unless he's writing in big bold letters , like with a Sharpie, his writing's hard to read.
Funny Joss as usual. :)
I am so going to use seriousfully.
I'm printing this out and giving it to friends along with the DVD at Christmas. That's just hilarious.
I think this whole thread is using 'Seriousfully'. ;)

And that's a great idea, VeryVeryCrowded.
Thanks, Polter-Cow! *dies laughing*
This thing must be really sweet, to have all those Bees in there... seriousfully.
I did like the jokes, except when one man mentioned his secret love appendage to another, which I find crass.

LOL so true, guy who is totally unbiased.

Humdinger! Word of the day! It was really difficult to convince my brother it’s a real word. “Just because your MadLord Whedon said it doesn’t make it a word!”. He’s wrong. On both counts ;)


ETA: Polter-Cow, I just always seem to find my way back to that post. And laugh every single time. *sigh* To meet the Voice and blurt bees… knowing TC, this wasn’t the first (nor last) fan barmy tongue tripping.

[ edited by Mirage on 2008-12-17 15:03 ]
I was having a crappy day. This makes it better.
I dunno about this "eternal youth" thing. Does anybody really want a 17-year-old boy hanging around forever? I suggest people take the long view and if the person delivering the DVD looks suspiciously like a youth, send him away or you may be stuck with him permanently.

This is the best review ever. Dare we hope Joss sings it on the DVD commentary?
The film: 48 billion stars
The extras: 48 billion stars

How many stars does this guy have???

only horrible, stinging bees

Are these the new henchmen of our favorite Doctor?

But I found DHSAB quite rewarding, which is to say, if you buy it, I will be rewarded with a small sum of money.

Seriousfully. You heard it from a totally unbiased person.

I also like your idea, VeryVeryCrowded. Very good to copy. :)
Well now we know what DVD feature I'll be trying to access first. I want to experience this new language.
MadLord Whedon! Ahhahahahahaha!

Mirage, do tell your brother that is seriousfully as funny as anything I've read this week. It's a humdinger, and I plan to use it to the exclusion of any other name for the Jossir. Well, except mebbe for the Jossir.

When I read it, I immediately pictured the animated Lord Joss in Seth's Robot Chicken, flinging his tankard about.

*wipes eyes.* Priceless.

Wait, what?!! Wiccan?! Oh, I can't stand it.

*goes off again.*
That's why his house is up for sale, you know- so he can buy that Gothic Revival stone place in the hills. Plus, he loves the poufy shirt and crushed velour jacket. Should any of you ever get invited to his place for dinner, this is his dress code.

[ edited by DisChunk on 2008-12-17 23:27 ]
Good think I have a puffy wardrobe.

2nd MadLord Whedon as priceless. Does that make us his LoyalCrazy Whedonites?

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