Friday, July 1, 2011

Blogfest: Introductions

Brittany over at Hills and Corkscrews is holding a blogfest from July 1st through the 9th.

Day 1: Introductions

For those of you who don't know who I am, I'm Rachael. I'm also known as Horserider across a lot of the web (though I'm not the only Horserider out there). I love to read anything young adult. My favorite subgenres are fantasy, contemporarym and -- more recently -- dystopian. I'm extremely selective about the paranormal and horror that I read. The last book I read was Water for Elephants. It was a good book, but I like my young adult genre better.

I don't have television at home, but there are a few shows that I love to watch. My favorite currently running shows are Glee, Doctor Who, and NCIS. I am a very avid Gleek and Whovian. My favorite Glee characters are Kurt and Blaine. Ten and Eleven are both tied as my favorite Doctors. In my mind their versions of the Doctor are so different that they can't really be compared. Captain Jack, Rory, and Rose are all tied as my favorite companions. Rose will always be my favorite female companion. As far as River Song is concerned, she's off in another class of her own.

My favorite non-running television shows are The Nanny, Veronica Mars, Everwood, Avatar: The Last Airbender, and Buffy the Vampire Slayer. I watched all six seasons of the Nanny in three days last summer. Veronica Mars took me a few weeks to whip through because of school. As far as I'm concerned, season three doesn't exist. Everwood I've never watched past season one because I read episode summaries and found out that it turns into a giant soap opera (same reason I don't watch Secret Life of the American Teenager or Ugly Betty anymore). Buffy is my latest addiction. I saw my first episode a couple weeks ago and have been hooked ever since. I just finished season one last Friday.

This fall I'll be going away to college and majoring in Business Management and minoring in Psychology. I plan to write as much as I can in whatever free time I have left. My dream job is either a copyeditor or a psychologist. If you're now wondering why neither of those has anything to do with my major, it's kind of a long story.

Any day now I'm going to the theater to buy my Deathly Hallows midnight premiere tickets. Despite the fact that I'm a Ravenclaw all the way, I'm dressing up as Hermione for the premiere. Yes, I am a major geek and proud of it.


Brittany said...

Yay for Whovians! I've only seen David Tennant's first two seasons so far. Rose is my favorite companion, but I really like Jack, too.

I already got my tickets to the premiere, and I'm really excited. I'm not dressing up since I don't look like any of the characters except maybe Ginny, so I'm just going to wear a HP shirt. :)

Will said...

I don't need to dress up for the premiere, I just go in wearing street clothes and they go "Oh, you must be Harry when he's hiding among the Muggles." I prefer to shorten that to "Muggle Potter," because it sounds fun.

The quizzes on the Internet tend to say I'm either a Gryffindor or Ravenclaw, mainly because I'm smart but tend to be stupidly brave and rash as well. Meh.

laurathewise said...

Slytherin ;) Slytherins are like the girl with the curl right in the middle of her forehead--when they're good, they're very very good, but when they're bad they're horrid. I won't go to the final movie in costume, but I went to the final book release in costume. As Malfoy. And I'm a girl. :P

I'm not really into Doctor Who, but did you know David Tennant played Hamlet?!?! *Shakespearegeekout*

Nick Hight said...

Wow, you want to be a copyeditor? I would be interested to learn of your thinking behind that?