My Epic Matrix Pilgrimage
Gropo writes | more than 11 years ago
When The Matrix came out in '99 I was working part-time shifts at my school's Mac Lab as a support-monkey. The day my buddies went to go see it they came back to the Lab and pleaded with me to take-off early and join them for a second screening. I declined, but joined them for their third screening a few days later.
Impressive film to say the very least. We went to the "geekfest 2000" screening in Brookline, MA the next year which was perhaps my favorite movie-going experience to date (though Star Wars at age 3 is a close contender). From the moment Trinity axes the cops in the beginning the crowd was going cuckin' frazy!
So, being that I live in New York these days, and being that Bjørn is travelling all the way from Minnesota to Boston to for the release of Reloaded it's imperative that I make it to Beantown by 1PM Thursday. Steve has purchased 4 sets of tickets for the 1PM and 4:xx PM screenings at the Fenway theaters. That's right, we're seeing it twice.
But I'm not going to be a pussy about getting up to Boston - oh no - Tommorrow morning I'm getting up early, putting on my bicycling shoes, Filling my paniers with sandwiches, climbing aboard my touring bike and heading NorthEast. Being that it's 240 some-odd miles between the two cities, I'm going to have to bed-down for the evening somewhere in Connecticut...
But I'm not going to be a pussy about that either. I'm just going to crawl in to the woods at some point and find some nice pine branches to build a little lean-to out of. I'll cover my head with something so the creepy-crawlies don't bother me, and that's it. I guess I should bring enough materials to insulate my body warmth - it still get's cold at night in the Northeast.
There is no spoon.