Friday, September 26, 2008

THAT SCHRUTE MYSTIQUE.....NOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

Well, I was watching Disc 2 of Season Four of THE OFFICE. Yes, I know..."GET A LIFE"...Hey, it's the beginning of the weekend and anyway, this is part of my prescription for feeling better inside and less anxious about the world. I walked 3 miles (part of it that goony-looking speed-walking), so I earned some downtime.

Anyway, the character on there, Dwight Schrute, the Amish beet farmer (say that out loud..."Amish beet farmer"...that's funny!!!) that works next to the cute guy, Jim, is HYSTERICAL. Season Four he just came alive. They all did. It has definitely been my favorite season. The writing, the camera angles, the acting, the characters evolution, the office dynamics, it has just blasted past excellence-truly a talented group of writers and actors.

So I was visualizing what it would be like to have a Dwight Schrute in one's life. Someone who has no, absolutely no, gray areas. Clear as night and day on virtually every issue. Passionate to a degree that involves pathologic description. Cute, in a nerd-rock kind of way. Dead-pan funny. A scant degree of neediness, so you would have to respond in a therapeutic manner on the rarest of occasions, which would make you feel needed in return. Anyway, when he's in a scene, I cannot take my eyes off of him. I began to worry about myself. Why oh why am I so engaged with this character...and then it hit me....like a ton of proverbial bricks....

No...oh no...oh please no....NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO



5 comments:

Em Dog said...

hahahaahhahhaahh!!

hi, i'm nancy! said...

well, but you're not Amish. and you've probably never planted beets. right? so don't worry too much.

Brown and Serve said...

I love it. All he needs is a pair of glasses, and look at it this way-now you know you really are interested in him. Not that you didn't know that before, but even on a subconscience level you are.

The Bowmans said...

okay, too funny! And yet, a little bit true. :)

brianharig said...

Dwight is the man. I just ordered a sweet Dwight Schrute for President shirt from www.PantherTees.com. They have tons of stuff from The Office. They said not to tell anyone, but here is a 10% discount code, pts10 (it is case sensitive, so copy and paste it). Enjoy!