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Today is my birthday. I wrote this in advance, I’m not here, lol. The point is that I love karaoke, I have a passion for singing. I am not a gamer. However I dusted off my PS2 and have been very into Singstar lately. So these are some silly, fun YouTube videos that I made using Singstar. I have been told that it’s difficult to hear the music in them but I’m not as technologically inclined as you may think. The point is if you ever wondered what it’s like to just chill, have fun and do karaoke with me, this is it. Oh, except I’m totally sober in these videos. I do usually drink at least some when I go out.

If you enjoyed these you can find more covers on my YouTube Channel

You may also enjoy:
Songs I’ve Performed at Karaoke
Style File: The Red Badger-my 25th birthday costume party
Style File: 2011 Bday All Pink Everything-shoes, cake, The Hangover Part 2
Style File: Mellie-taken on my birthday in 2010-Dollhouse related

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a woman dressed as Lara Croft, photographed by Carlos Anthony Espinoza

So you guys know how I’m going to cover that awesome Wizard World convention? Well guess what? You can win a pass to go too.

It’s not just a regular pass either. The Grand prize winner will receive a VIP pass to Philadelphia Comic Con (includes celebrity autograph of your choice), bypass all the lines and 5 tickets to Snow White and the Huntsman. If you win second place you will get an autographed photo of your favorite celebrity and 3 tickets to Snow White and the Huntsman. The third place winner will receive two tickets to see Snow White and the Hunstman.

Plus The three regional winners from the Philly contest will be entered in the national draw for round-trip airfare for two to any Wizard World Comic Con in North America in 2013 plus two VIP tickets and two nights hotel.
So how can you win?

Are you a cosplayer? Do you love to dress up in fun costumes? If so this is THE CONTEST FOR YOU.

To enter simply submit a photo of yourself in your best costume via this app on WW’s Facebook page. Then have your Facebook friends vote for you. Your goal is to get into the top 5 submitted photos.

If you prefer twitter then you can upload your photo on another site online (ex. twitpic, tumblr, photobucket, flickr, etc) and then tweet the link on twitter including the @wizardworld profile with the hashtag #wizardpic. Then you just need to ask your friends to RT your entry.

After that the top 5 fan voted Facebook entries and the top 5 most retweeted twitter entries will be put into contention to be eligible to be one of the top 3 winners!

You can even compete on twitter and Facebook to increase your odds.

This sounds like so much fun, I can’t wait to see all of your entries!

Fun Fact:
When I was 18 I was obsessed with the first Tomb Raider flick so I found a similar tank top and some booty shorts and dressed like this all of the time. Yes, I’ve always been nerdy, in the best way, I hope. (Oops, farmer’s tan!)

me at age 18 (2001), wishing I was Angelina Jolie in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (with my late dog, Oscar)


Angelina Jolie as Lara Croft in 2001's Lara Croft: Tomb Raider

This contest runs from Friday, May 18th, 8 AM PDT through Friday, May 25th, 5 PM PDT. You must be at least 21 years of age to enter. Photos must be family friendly (don’t show too much skin). Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con will be occuring from May 31, 2012 through June 3, 2012. Full rules on this contest can be found on the official site here.

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2012 Wizard World Philadelphia Comic Con: missemmamm’s Top Programming Picks

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4 out of 5 stars

Dark Shadows is a campy horror comedy. It’s based on a supernatural soap opera about a vampire named Barnabas Collins that aired from the late ’60s to the early ’70s. The show was remade in the ’90s. The film version is set in the early ’70s. Tim Burton’s film stars his muse Johnny Depp as well as his long time girlfriend (she would be considered his common law wife if they lived in the US), the awesome Helena Bonham Carter.

The cast is rounded out by Eva Green, Chloe Grace Moretz, Jonny Lee Miller and Jackie Earle Haley (or as we may always think of him, 2nd Freddy Krueger).


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Please enjoy my long but fun and informative video review of the film, above. It touches on the issues with feminism prevalent within the film because I could not avoid it for some reason.

"Is he for real?"


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(source of the photo in the video)

Official photos are from Warner Bros. Pictures

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(on this site)
Johnny Depp Online Movie Resource-where to watch Johnny Depp flicks online & what is available, includes picks from Netflix, Hulu & more!
Johnny Depp Movie Marathon Tweetathon Recap-in which I watched and tweeted about Secret Window, Blow, Sweeney Todd, The Ninth Gate and The Libertine.
Johnny Depp Movie Marathon Tweetathon-when I discussed setting up the marathon, this could be a useful tool for planning your own. Includes a fun poll asking you what your favorite Depp flick is. (+ a pic of me in my Tim Burton Alice in Wonderland costume that I wore for Halloween in 2010)
Shirtless Beefcakes of the 90s-includes Johnny Depp
When They Were Young-includes a sexy, young pic of Depp and a Sexy Boys playlist
March Movie Madness-(circa 2010)-my initial review of Tim Burton’s Alice In Wonderland
Move Rundown: March 2011-includes my initial thoughts (in video form, in a wig) on Depp in Rango

(on my tumblr, etc)
My Tim Burton tags on tumblr
My Johnny Depp tags on tumblr
My Helena Bonham Carter tags on tumblr
+ now there is another costume option for dressing your man/a man? up for Halloween, lol. He can be Barnabas Collins, right?
Screencaps from the live Ustream of Tim Burton’s Alice in Wonderland premiere-that I took and posted on Photobucket

Extra Fun Elsewhere
Corpse Bride on JohnAugust.com-about the making of the film

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Please enjoy my video review of Marvel’s The Avengers.

(photos via The Official Avengers Facebook page)

You may also enjoy:
2012 Wizard World Philly Comic Con: Thor Panel with Chris Hemsworth
Sexy Shirtless Superheroes-includes the cast of The Avengers
Movie Rundown: May 2011-includes my initial review of Thor
Hot Donna’s Top 5 Season 1 Angel Episodes
Hot Donna’s Top 5 Season 2 Angel Episodes
May Movie Flowers-includes my initial thoughts on Iron Man 2
Movie Quotes: Due Date-starring Robert Downey Jr.
Movie Rundown: September 2010-includes my initial thoughts on The Town starring Jeremy Renner
Web Oodles 5/20/10-includes a couple of sexy Robert Downey Jr. photos

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Since it’s Star Wars Day I’m going to write a bit about my love for/history with the flicks. Plus I’m including some fun pics.

When I was 13 years old the original Star Wars flicks were rereleased to get everyone hyped for the future prequels. Prior to 1997 I hadn’t had any interest in them. I thought they looked boring and were for boys.

However there was so much hype surrounding midnight screenings (which were totally new here) and my father wanted to introduce my sister and I to them.

So i went to see A New Hope and I fell hard. I’ve always considered myself to be a bit more like a guy in my thinking. I fell for Han Solo. Yes, that began my Harrison Ford obsession. You see where teen guys got all hot and bothered over a young Carrie Fisher I was going crazy for mutton chopped Ford. A sarcastic guy with a giant, furry sidekick? What is not to like?

So I immediately went home and dug out the tape my father had me record them on from the Christmas before (they used to run the original trilogy around Christmas yearly) so I wouldn’t have to wait until the next month to see the second movie.

Of course it wasn’t all about holstered dudes striking poses. I too loved the lightsabers and CRAZY twists in the sequels. He’s what to her? Who is his father?

By the time the first prequel came out two years later I owned two lightsabers and had 3 Star Wars posters in my bedroom. Yeah, I was totally cool. To post a photo of the Episode 1 fishermen style bucket hat that I wore the year I was 15/16 would no doubt be amusing but my eyebrows were out of control so I think I’ll pass. I even had a birthday cake with Ewan McGregor wielding a lightsaber for my 16th birthday, yeah.

I actually enjoyed the first prequel. I can tell you this because looking over my high school journal I counted seeing it at the theater at least thrice (okay, it was also cuz of McGregor). I wasn’t as crazy about the other two prequels but I did used to dislike Hayden Christensen so that didn’t help.

Okay I don’t have the blu-rays (cuz I’m poor), didn’t go see the 3D transfer of Episode One (3D transfers suck!) and I did take the opportunity to joke about it on twitter.

My Star Wars joy is still there though. You can see my excitement in the photos below.

I enjoy frequenting the nearby Steel City Con on occasion where I love seeing fans dress in Star Wars regalia. Believe me when I say that when I used to attend horror conventions this was a big no no. Horror fans do not react well to a Luke Skywalker parading around, just a warning for y’all. I also was able to meet a few actors from the flicks.

with Billy Dee Williams and his son Corey Dee Williams (yes, that’s a Millenium Falcon tee)

with Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) at 2012 Philadelphia Comic Con

with Peter Mayhew (Chewbacca) at 2012 Philadelphia Comic Con

Yes, I’m wearing my Chewbacca tee (which I carried in my purse and put on over a sexy dress). He was nice even though I couldn’t afford to purchase anything from him.

Anthony Daniels (C-3PO)

I ran out of money so I just snuck around and took this on the fly.

random R2-D2 sighting

Jake Lloyd (Anakin Skywalker)

During a previous Steel City Con (2010) I had the pleasure to meet Jake Lloyd. As I like to look up actors prior to meeting them, the night before I learned he is basically universally hated by Star Wars fans. Seems totally harsh to hate on a then little kid, but whatever. At any rate his table was completely empty. He was very amiable and totally let me take a photo free of charge. I am making a hideously awkward face because my father said “she’s your favorite” just to have something to say while he was taking the photo. So yeah.

I’ve also met some other fans at various Steel City Cons wearing kick ass costumes.

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Anakin Skywalker

Darth Vader

Stormtrooper

May the force be with you!

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Mary’s Somewhat Excellent 2010-when I first mentioned the 2010 convention, I also met David Faustino (Bud Bundy, Married With Children) and Mr. McFeely (Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood) that year.

Style File: Strawberries Forsythe-when I met William Forsythe in 2011. Plus photos from previous cons including Bill Moseley, Sid Haig, Lew Temple, Priscilla Barnes & Ken Foree (all from The Devil’s Rejects)

Star Wars photos I’ve blogged on tumblr

Han Solo photos I’ve blogged on tumblr

Cool Off Site Links:

Jake Lloyd on Facebook

Carrie Fisher on twitter

Anthony Daniels on twitter

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