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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.


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From: kiss_of_hades Date: February 3rd, 2005 12:40 am (UTC) (Link)
Like everyone else has said, very well done. I laughed so hard. I love the side comments from the "phans" and all that. You did such a wonderful job.
roguexninja From: roguexninja Date: February 3rd, 2005 02:45 am (UTC) (Link)
HAHAHAHA OMG!!!! That was so funny! The end was the greatest, about Christine never leaving. Haha great job! ^-^x
BTW, where did your find all of your Phantom of the Opera pictures?
cleolinda From: cleolinda Date: February 3rd, 2005 03:13 am (UTC) (Link)
Try emmy-rossum.net, gerard-butler.net, and phantomphan.net/gallery--those three should cover just about everything you could want. : )
burnslikeice From: burnslikeice Date: February 3rd, 2005 04:52 am (UTC) (Link)
Oh, this just made my night. The hilarity of it!
*chuckles, then moves on to outright laughter*
wickedgeek From: wickedgeek Date: February 3rd, 2005 09:56 pm (UTC) (Link)
stranger than you dreampt it? you took a great piece and made it a joke. War upon you
cleolinda From: cleolinda Date: February 3rd, 2005 10:20 pm (UTC) (Link)
Awww, it was written with affection. A lot of Phans--including some folks at Andrew Lloyd Webber's film company--seem to have enjoyed it.
From: lucrecia Date: February 4th, 2005 04:12 pm (UTC) (Link)
Very, very funny. Because it's true?
More so than the creators would like, I suspect :)
slythy From: slythy Date: February 4th, 2005 07:15 pm (UTC) (Link)
Just popped in to say that this is the funniest thing I've read in a long time :D Now whenever I listen to the soundtrack, all I can think is, "INCREDIBLY '80S MUSIC: DUHHHHHH! DUNDUNDUNDUN DUHHHHHHH!"

Heheh. Wonderful.
crumpeteer From: crumpeteer Date: February 4th, 2005 07:36 pm (UTC) (Link)
Showed this to my best friend and we haven't stopped laughing over it since. All we have to do is look at each other and say "completely non-figurative way" and we both die laughing.

Bless you!
shessocold From: shessocold Date: February 5th, 2005 12:36 am (UTC) (Link)
MY GOD that was one of the funniest things I've ever read. *creepy Phantom Angel of Music voice* Bravaaaaaaaaaaaaa, bravaaaaaaaaaaaaa!!!
jlowe827 From: jlowe827 Date: February 5th, 2005 09:42 am (UTC) (Link)
Oh my goodness. This was so good. This is one of the funniest phan phics I've ever read. The satire is perfect. :-) :-) :-) I was smiling the entire time as I read it, and now I'm still have a ridiculous grin on my face.

I think you would enjoy reading this fic too, satire from Meg's POV:


(this is not shameless plugging.. I guess it's promotion of someone else's fic I really liked as well??)

I had no idea livejournal comments could span so many pages.. never seen that before..
x_lexie From: x_lexie Date: February 6th, 2005 04:54 pm (UTC) (Link)
I read this and nearly couldn't breathe 'cause I was laughing so hard. I showed it to my sister and she had the same reaction. My mum also had the same reaction.

In conclusion, you are a genius. I can't wait for the book!
saba1789 From: saba1789 Date: February 6th, 2005 11:44 pm (UTC) (Link)
OMG, that was so fabulous! Thank you so much :-D .
pixiee From: pixiee Date: February 7th, 2005 02:14 am (UTC) (Link)


DEAR GOD. **loves and links like mad crazy**
cleolinda From: cleolinda Date: February 7th, 2005 03:04 am (UTC) (Link)
omg. Your icon rules like a ruling thing.
psychokisses From: psychokisses Date: February 7th, 2005 10:47 pm (UTC) (Link)


this was very awsome, great job! i laughed so hard, that my parents came over to look... anyways, keep up the good work ;-)
From: milferd Date: February 8th, 2005 05:15 am (UTC) (Link)

Affair hint or not?

Hilarious writing. Few things actually get me to laugh out loud but this did.

“THE PHANTOM: Christine? You came back?
CHRISTINE: I just wanted to give you the ring. You know. As a token. Of my eternal… affection. Yeah. “Affection.” And my phone number. And my forwarding address.
THE PHANTOM: Go, Christine! The mob is coming!
RAOUL [throwing Christine over his shoulder]: Oh, for the love of…!
CHRISTINE [shouting back to the Phantom]: Don’t be a stranger! “

I had developed a theory that Christine and the Phantom became lovers. I posted the longer version of this theory as a comment on your movie reaction post. I see with the above that you also were thinking affair at least for the funny if not seriously.
gaymukboi From: gaymukboi Date: February 8th, 2005 09:44 pm (UTC) (Link)

Oh my!

Oh my! I just died! Oh! Whoo! That was great! Oh, I LOVE Phantom so! THat was really very clever! Great job!

::dies again for effect::

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