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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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silverturandot From: silverturandot Date: January 27th, 2005 10:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
You're a master of comedy. You really are.
From: blessedeternity Date: January 27th, 2005 11:51 pm (UTC) (Link)

Heavens.

You are just a comic genius, you know that? "Dread Pirate Roberts Dance Troupe"? Now that is a phrase that belongs on a T-shirt. In fact, I think I shall make a DPRDT T-shirt...if that's okay with you. Wouldn't want to copyright-infringe. And, your Movies in 15 Minutes even affected me while I watched the film. The Masquerade scene began and all I could think of was my "Fine Costume Rentals of Buchapeste" icon from the Van Helsing in 15 Minutes. You rock.

~Blessy
cleolinda From: cleolinda Date: January 27th, 2005 11:54 pm (UTC) (Link)

Re: Heavens.

Hey, as long as you don't go selling a bunch for profit, knock yourself out. I've thought about printing up stuff at Cafe Press myself, but "Dread Pirate Roberts" is a Princess Bride quote, after all, and I don't really want to mess with Lloyd Webber's legal team, either.
tirni From: tirni Date: January 28th, 2005 04:57 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oooh, great stuff. xD
From: justcallmefuma Date: January 29th, 2005 12:44 am (UTC) (Link)

Greatness!

Oh my frickin' gosh dude! I can't stop laughing! That was the greatest! Haha! Erik spoke in Jive! *falls over laughing histerically*
rosefyre From: rosefyre Date: January 29th, 2005 04:20 am (UTC) (Link)
Very funny!

One thing - the chandelier isn't supposed to fall during the Il Muto scene - it's supposed to fall after Christine and Raoul return to the stage and she plays the role and everyone bows - that's when it falls in the musical. Apparently they deleted that scene, but that's when it's supposed to fall.
velasa From: velasa Date: March 14th, 2005 05:27 am (UTC) (Link)
I'm guessing they did that so that it could be part of the climax, instead of earlier.
virgulesmith From: virgulesmith Date: January 29th, 2005 04:20 am (UTC) (Link)
To the cemetery, Snowflake! Away!

I'll have you know I scared the cat with my cackle.


dead_inside13 From: dead_inside13 Date: January 29th, 2005 06:08 am (UTC) (Link)
XD omg, totally forwarding that!
angelofmusic29 From: angelofmusic29 Date: January 29th, 2005 10:00 pm (UTC) (Link)

HAHA!!!!

WOW!!! I totally laughed my ass off at this thing, despite the fact I actually did LOVE this movie, and it is my favorite. You have a real talent to be able to come up with this stuff!!! Good work, and thanks for making this! (totally made me realize the obvious stuff I never thought of before!)
fallen_shadow68 From: fallen_shadow68 Date: January 30th, 2005 01:12 am (UTC) (Link)
Absolute brilliance!!!
_incredulous From: _incredulous Date: January 30th, 2005 03:58 am (UTC) (Link)
LMFAO. I was in tears through most of this. I think it is my favorite yet. *goes to upload 4398234098 Phantom m15m icons to GJ with credit obviously*
cleolinda From: cleolinda Date: January 30th, 2005 04:08 am (UTC) (Link)
God, I wish that LJ had the icon capacity that GJ has.

(And thanks. : )
bandogurl From: bandogurl Date: January 30th, 2005 04:54 am (UTC) (Link)
when i first heard of this, i was prepared to be offended. but i wasn't! i laughed so hard i snorted! good job!
cleolinda From: cleolinda Date: January 30th, 2005 05:04 am (UTC) (Link)
Awww! I try to parody with affection. : )
angelustony85 From: angelustony85 Date: January 30th, 2005 05:47 am (UTC) (Link)
I loved it!
bellemarie From: bellemarie Date: January 30th, 2005 08:56 am (UTC) (Link)

WOW

WOW.. just... WOW
I laughed so hard I CRIED... throughout the WHOLE THING! And I don't often laugh that hard!!
Kudos!!
laracroft From: laracroft Date: January 30th, 2005 02:17 pm (UTC) (Link)
I love you. So much. Everything. Heart.
From: lekolite Date: January 30th, 2005 05:45 pm (UTC) (Link)

f'ing BRILLIANT

This is classic. Amazing! I read this before seeing the movie, and now after. A true talent.

FUNNY AS SHIT!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :D :D :D
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