Well hellooooo slightly-scruffy-finger-porn Rob!
pic from EclipseMovie.org
So today was the day that Jenny Jerkface and I sulked all day because a month-ish ago when it was announced that the premiere of Remember Me would be held in New York City, we talked about it, realized that it was a Monday night, and made the executive bloggy decision that there was no way in hell we could swing it despite the fact that is was kinda sorta in our back yard (or at least a train ride away and JJ would be on said train for non-RPatts, worky-related reasons anyway).
I knew at the time that we would regret the decision. Aaaaand... Well, sometimes it sucks being right. This is one of those times.
Crap! She was there too [go figure]?! Son of a...
(Pic from Twifans)
However, because I am a master rationalizer, here are some great reasons why we chose not to try to lay eyes on The Precious today:
It's a Monday. Did I mention it's Monday? Like many of you who still have jobs these days, JJ and I are doing more work for less money, and are [almost always] glad to be gainfully employed. Hmmmm... take days off to traipse through the city (and potentially be caught on camera somewhere - I can see us both in our respective HR department's office now, footage being played back for us as the pink slips are being filled out after we lied about being too deathly ill to come to work) ooooor spend four days in Foooorks abusing our livers and horrifying the local townsfolk??? Maybe we chose wisely after all.
We each got to tell our significant others that we WEREN'T going to do this. Given all the stuff we DO do, this is b-i-g. For me, anyway. When I crowed to Mr. Snarky that we had decided to not take one--oh, who are we kiddding--two (after-hours party stalking can run late, after all) days off to go to the premiere, his response was, "Oh because you're a Twilight blogger, right?" Dear, sweet, naive Mr. Snarky who doesn't read the blog and hopefully never will, I love you. Don't ever change, baby.
Jenny Jerkface and I value our hearing - or what's left of it after all these years standing in crowded dive bars listening to Mr. Snarky and ML rock out. For those of you who don't know what a crowd sounds like when they see stars from Twilight appear before them, I refer you to this video that was shot at the New Moon premiere well after the initial din from when Peter Facinelli and Kellan Lutz entered the room had died down. I am tempted to tell you the the audio is low and you should REALLY turn it up so that you get the full effect, but I won't. It's l-o-u-d. You've been warned. Please note that this is not even RPatts-level shrieking, which the man himself has likened to what it must sound like at the gates of hell (I couldn't agree more - it took me nearly ten minutes to wrench my fingers from my ears after hearing this cacophony):
I am not patient enough for shit like this and I know for a fact that ML has forced JJ to stand outside while he pays for something at the supermarket, lest she curse out the poor, elderly woman in front of her counting coupons. I am also certain that there were people lining up yesterday. Waiting in a massive crowd for hours and hours and hours would be...dreadful. Yes, it would be awesome to be there, but I'm not aggressive enough to bully my way to a position that might get me - if I was lucky - a nanosecond of face-time with RPatts and maybe a Sharpie (and my boob). We need my height combined with JJ's get-the-fuck-outta-my-way-ness wrapped in one package and the blogger-schmusher machine was on the fritz.
So long story short, we get to see the pics and video that other people shoot and we're sorry we didn't deliver for you all! We hope you get it.
Speaking of which, I have to say that I have a bone to pick with the Today Show...
Here is how they billed him: you can read the caption for yourself -
TwitPic from Late2thePartee
Really, Today Show??? "VAMPIRE ACTOR STARS IN "REMEMBER ME"???
You suck. Really.