Willie Nelson released a song
by that name. OMFG XD. Muc h<3 for Willie Nelson.
Rent is a lovely movie, and the music is as addictive as I remembered. The best part, though, was the feature-length documentary on the second disc. It was almost two hours long, and told the story of Johnathan Larson's life, up to his death the night before Rent was going to be performed for the first time. It made me cry ;_;. The man worked his entire life on the musicals he hoped would change American musical theater forever, and all his dreams came true the day after his death. He won the Pulitzer; got rave reviews in every magazine and newspaper, including the New York Times; the play sold out and people camped out in street lines just to get tickets; it saved lives and changed the face of musical theater forever. And he wasn't around to see any of it. He got the first positive impressions from critics and others that attended the final dress rehearsal, went home, and died while making a cup of tea. It was very sobering to hear about, and gives the musical an entirely new meaning, because the actors are almost all the same ones he'd picked in the beginning, and for them the musical meant something entirely different after he was gone.
Anyway, everyone should go rent RENT. Heh. Though keep in mind that it is very much a musical. There's hardly any spoken dialogue (there WASN'T any in the play) and while the songs are different from any other musical, with elements of all kinds of different pop and rock music, they're the kind of songs that will probably annoy the living hell out of you if you don't love them, and they will NOT leave your head. Seasons of Love has been running through my mind for about a month now O_o.
Stolen from agent_mothman
. This is really rather accurate O_O. Especially the parts about needing approval, needing to ask me for things in the right way, and, oh, EVERYTHING in the 'Bad Things About Being a Nine' and the 'Nines as Children' categories. Seriously, those parts fit me like a pair of spandex bike shorts. XD
|you chose BX - your Enneagram type is NINE. |
"I am at peace"
Peacemakers are receptive, good-natured, and supportive. They seek union with others and the world around them.
How to Get Along with Me
- If you want me to do something, how you ask is important. I especially don't like expectations or pressure.
- I like to listen and to be of service, but don't take advatage of this.
- Listen until I finish speaking, even though I meander a bit.
- Give me time to finish things and make decisions. It's OK to nudge me gently and nonjudgmentally.
- Ask me questions to help me get clear.
- Tell me when you like how I look. I'm not averse to flattery.
- Hug me, show physical affection. It opens me up to my feelings.
- I like a good discussion but not a confrontation.
- Let me know you like what I've done or said.
- Laugh with me and share in my enjoyment of life.
What I Like About Being a Nine
- being nonjudgmental and accepting
- caring for and being concerned about others
- being able to relax and have a good time
- knowing that most people enjoy my company; I'm easy to be around
- my ability to see many different sides of an issue and to be a good mediator and facilitator
- my heightened awareness of sensations, aesthetics, and the here and now
- being able to go with the flow and feel one with the universe
What's Hard About Being a Nine
- being judged and misunderstood for being placid and/or indecisive
- being critical of myself for lacking initiative and discipline
- being too sensitive to criticism; taking every raised eyebrow and twitch of the mouth personally
- being confused about what I really want
- caring too much about what others will think of me
- not being listened to or taken seriously
Nines as Children Often
- feel ignored and that their wants, opinions, and feelings are unimportant
- tune out a lot, especially when others argue
- are "good" children: deny anger or keep it to themselves
Nines as Parents
- are supportive, kind, and warm
- are sometimes overly permissive or nondirective
Renee Baron & Elizabeth Wagele
The Enneagram Made Easy
Discover the 9 Types of People
HarperSanFrancisco, 1994, 161 pages
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