Wednesday, December 1, 2010

I'm Not Dead, But I Might Die Soon

It appears that I took the week after Thanksgiving off.

Because I took a week off, I am easing my way back into things. I feel that it is only right. After all, the world is plotting against me lately. I found out that I was turned down for another position (but at least now I know); my 15 minute commute home from work took me 45 minutes last night due to snowfall (which I was very excited for snow in December); my brother-in-law got in a minor fender bender because of the slippery driving conditions (luckily no one was injured or ticketed); my iPod lost its charge Monday and I forgot to charge it that night, leaving Tuesday utterly devoid of music; and when I went to the cafeteria today to get a fork to eat my lunch all the forks were gone. Have you ever tried eating a frozen burrito with a soup spoon? I don't recommend it.

By the way things are going, I fear that soon, I'll be dead.

*cue growling, thundering, low brass fanfare of doom*

If you don't know what I'm talking about, take a peek at the following video. The text is written by Lemony Snicket, the author of the popular Series of Unfortunate Events books. I don't know the composer, but by the title of the video, it doesn't look too good for him either.


Lana said...

Please don't die, I'd miss your blog - ha, ha!
I loved the video clip. I've never seen Lemony Snickett since his bios are so sketchy in his books. Thanks!

Johnny said...

I'm not planning on dying. I'm glad to know that you enjoy the blog so much.

To tell you the truth, I never thought I would see Lemony Snickett in my life. He is always so cryptic in his books about anything personal, so it seemed completely out of character (since I know him so well) for him to make a public appearance with a performance piece. While it makes sense that he has a certain flair for the dramatic (Count Olaf's troupe), I never thought that the author would be the one who would have that dramatic piece in his life. I just thought it was one of those things that he wrote about, but didn't actually do.

But he showed me!