Here’s a brief tribute to my favorite character on the classic ‘80s film The Breakfast Club:
NAME: Allison (aka, the "Basket Case")
MOVIE: The Breakfast Club (1985)
DESCRIPTION: That quiet loner freak who always sits by herself, apart from the others, and does strange incomprehensible things. (Sounds like my kind of person.)
WIERD, LONER STUFF SHE DOES: Sits alone, doesnt talk, chews fingernails and makes odd gestures and gutteral sounds at others. Throws luncheon meat onto bad modernistic sculpture thingy. Carries around a bag full of miscelaneous items.
CREATIVITY: She doodles a wintery country landscape on her desk, adds her own dandruff for snow. She looks quite pleased with herself when she does this. (Nice picture, too.)
HIDDEN TALENT: She can write with her toes. She can also eat, brush her teeth, and play heart and soul on the piano, all presumably with her her toes. (Or so she claims.)
CULINARY LIKES:Sandwich of pixie stick candy and what appears to be a sugary breakfast cereal. (Looks like Cap'n Crunch to me.)
you may have to jam."
"I dont have to run away and live in the street. I can
run away and I can go to the ocean, I can go to the country,
I can go to the mountains, I can go to Israel, Africa, Afrghanistan..."
Maybe this Breakfast Club post came in just in time. I just found out that May 25 is designated Nerd/Geek Pride Day.
As a fan of Nerd-and-Geek-dom I'll be celebrating myself. Not sure how, exactly. . . maybe by watching some Big Bang Theory or putting in a DVD of Revenge of the Nerds.
One the same subject: I've got a post lined up soon on one of my fave '80s sci-fi/nerd oriented/college/action flicks . . . Real Genius. Its an '80s classic. Coming soon!!