I have no idea why I came up with this category. Maybe I was trying to be an over-achiever… I don’t know. Do I have any obsessions? Are they really considered obsessions? I’m not a “superfan” of anything I would say. I don’t cry over celebrities or constantly talk about or post about them on social media. Ok, wait, I have cried now that I think about it. A friend surprised me with second row concert tickets for Duran Duran on their reunion tour. All 5 original members. I did get choked up when I realized how close I’d be to the stage. It was only the second time I’d seen my favorite band (since I was 10 years old). The first time was only 3 original member and we were so far back they were like teddy bears on a stage. The second time I got teary was when I realized how soon I’d be meeting one of those DD band members in person (um, my fave band member, okay). But I think that was more from nerves than anything else.
I am a huge fan of a number of bands, actors, movies, TV shows. I am an Outlandish Heughligan Potterhead Whovian… A Duranie Marooner. If you don’t speak the geeklish, just ask.
I AM a snobby fan, though. I freely admit it. I have no patience for band-waggoner fans. Outlander… read the fucking books you poser. Then talk to me about the kind of man Jamie is and the kind of relationshi9p he has with Claire. Sassenach.
Doctor Who, oh, you binge watched the entire series from 9 on and now you are an expert and you are running around the country hitting up Cons and explaining the Have you LIVED The Weeping Angels? Don’t blink. Oh wait, yes, please blink. Silence will fall. Exterminate. 10. Sarah Jane. I don’t want to go. Vincent. The Impossible Girl. BADWOLF. The Movie.
Maroon 5. I can go all the way back to their stint on Beverly Hills 90210 at the Peach Pit in their original incarnation Kara’s Flowers. Soap Disco people. Songs About Jane, nothing like it since. Sadly. This band has broken this fan’s heart with Red Pill Blues. I have Maroon Pill Blues. And yet, I still stay loyal.
I’m tired and don’t feel like thinking anymore. Maybe I will write a part 2 to this post sometimes in the future. I don’t know. Maybe I will change the name of the category. I thought I’d have more obsessions. Guess I’ll have to think about it.