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Phantom of the Opera in Fifteen Minutes

As promised: Phantom of the Opera in Fifteen Minutes. I'm still counting up the fundraising, but we'll have a final count soon. I'm already running late with the book manuscript, but this was a very quick write--it practically parodies itself, and it was fun, and a good palate cleanser.



ETA 4/02/05: Okay. I'm gonna try to be real clear about this. I really, really liked the movie. I liked the book. I have never seen the show, but I would probably like it, and I ended up really enjoying the music. I like the actors involved. PLEASE DO NOT LEAVE ME COMMENTS ABOUT MY "HATE" FOR THE MOVIE. The point of these parodies is "affectionate snark." The jokes are written with love. If I hated the movie, I wouldn't bother. If you think I'm not funny, that's one thing, but please don't leave me long screeds about how I didn't "understand" or "appreciate" the movie, because you're preaching to the choir. (Yes, I have received, and am still receiving, a lot of these. Two today alone, in fact.)

P.S. Please look up the difference between "heroin" and "heroine" before you complain about my "Heroine Addict" icons. It's a pun. It's supposed to be a positive thing. I'm not calling anyone a drug user. Thank you, and enjoy.





Oh, and since it always comes up: I never have a problem with anyone leaving comments. In fact, if you'd like, you can leave them in the comments for me to see. But please don't copy or repost the entire thing anywhere; excerpts and links are always fine, though.

ETA: Minor corrections have been made to dates and a couple of names.

OH MY GOD, HE'S SLIGHTLY UNATTRACTIVE ON ONE SIDE! TO ARMS!Collapse )



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furiosity From: furiosity Date: January 9th, 2005 08:37 pm (UTC) (Link)
Bwaha! Brilliant! *fangirls*

FANFIC WRITERS: Did someone say SLASH?
*squees* There's even a parody Harry/Draco crossover set in the Phantom. Yay slash. XD
starrynight87 From: starrynight87 Date: January 10th, 2005 12:29 am (UTC) (Link)
I just read the Harry Potter Phantom. BWAHAHAHAHAHAHA! The things people can do with this movie/show!
jonnorthwood From: jonnorthwood Date: January 9th, 2005 08:38 pm (UTC) (Link)
Love it! Love! It!

Oh, Gods. I was going to avoid this movie as if it were something to be avoided. Now, though ... it sounds laughably delightful, and not at all like the stage version.
fourth_moon From: fourth_moon Date: January 10th, 2005 04:58 pm (UTC) (Link)
Laughably delightful pretty much describes it. Just take enough cleenex to muffly your hysteric laughter, because you'll recognize every single joke.
di0nne From: di0nne Date: January 9th, 2005 08:39 pm (UTC) (Link)
Mwaaa ha ha ha ha ha! Sheer brilliance as always!
silchi From: silchi Date: January 19th, 2005 09:52 pm (UTC) (Link)
oh, dear, Westley makes the best faces...<3 your icon
xerne From: xerne Date: January 9th, 2005 08:40 pm (UTC) (Link)
That was beautiful. Just beautiful. Can't wait for the book.
rhapsody From: rhapsody Date: January 9th, 2005 08:41 pm (UTC) (Link)
This is so awesome. Can't say I have a fave part 'cuz I love ALL of it!
cette_vie From: cette_vie Date: January 9th, 2005 08:41 pm (UTC) (Link)
*cries* The Ugly Monkey Box of D00m and S3x!!!
unicornhime From: unicornhime Date: January 9th, 2005 08:41 pm (UTC) (Link)
XD This was hilarious!
comedownstairs From: comedownstairs Date: January 9th, 2005 08:43 pm (UTC) (Link)
My only knowledge of Phantom comes from you, that Night Court episode, or Terry Pratchett's Maskerade.

Didn't stop me from waking up my roommate laughing. Hey, it's 12:40, she should have been up anyway.
thebasselope From: thebasselope Date: January 9th, 2005 08:53 pm (UTC) (Link)
Terry Pratchett did a Phantom of the Opera thing?!

omgmustinvestigate.
abbiemills From: abbiemills Date: January 9th, 2005 08:43 pm (UTC) (Link)
*dies and iz ded*

SOUTTERLYAWESOMESQUEE.

I loved it so. :D Just as much as the actual movie/musical/book.
xxsmg_smhxx From: xxsmg_smhxx Date: February 23rd, 2005 09:34 pm (UTC) (Link)

Icon?

Where did you get your icon? It's terrific!
melwen From: melwen Date: January 9th, 2005 08:45 pm (UTC) (Link)
Loved it! <3<3<3
forensicfinch From: forensicfinch Date: January 14th, 2005 01:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
:/ In the beginning, it's not Raoul. :twitches:
malinaldarose From: malinaldarose Date: January 9th, 2005 08:46 pm (UTC) (Link)
I've seen the show onstage a couple of time (in Toronto), but I haven't seen the movie yet -- because my town is apparently too provincial. This is hilarious!
liminalliz From: liminalliz Date: January 9th, 2005 08:46 pm (UTC) (Link)
OMG! :tears streaming down eyes due to SO MUCH LAUGHTER:

Oh man, that was awesome. :)
lafemmezilla From: lafemmezilla Date: January 9th, 2005 08:47 pm (UTC) (Link)
awesome!!!!
shadowfax994 From: shadowfax994 Date: January 9th, 2005 08:47 pm (UTC) (Link)
[Raoul rides up, leaps off his white charger, and tosses his hair urgently.]

He was much more interesting in this than he was in the movie.
vivian_shaw From: vivian_shaw Date: January 9th, 2005 08:48 pm (UTC) (Link)
*dies*

A RAT: Hey, baby.


You are superb; you are superlatively superb. I can't wait for the book, either. And now I have to go see this silly film and yell things like "NO YOU MORONS, BUQUET WAS FOUND BETWEEN A FLAT AND A SET PIECE FROM LE ROI DE LAHORE, AND ALL AROUND HIM WAS A SOUND LIKE THE SINGING OF THE DEAD, BITCHES!" And then get kicked out of the theater in righteous dudgeon.
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