Can You Confess Your Guilty Pleasures?

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It's cool, I'm particularly fond of "Is He Gay Or European".

My guilty pleasure? Steven Segal movies.

I bought one and haven't watched it. But if Steven does his Aikido moves in the movie, I have to see it.

Also: "You see this face?" |-( "This is my happy face."

The only thing that comes to mind in terms of guilty pleasures is the first Iron Man game. As bat-shit crazy-annoying as those missiles were (you know, the ones that require you to catch them), I still had fun with that game. It took me a long time to realize that it was a flight sim in disguise.

Glen Beck and Sarah Palin. I love to watch them make fools of themselves, it's like watching a nuke in slow mo, and I just can't get enough of it.

Countless hours of Mike Juge shows: Beavis & Butthead, Daria, King of the Hill...

Ooh stick you by daphne and celeste is my guiltiest of guilty pleasures! And if you mention that to anyone else i will kill you capiche? :P

I..I.... I'm a /b/tard....

I dunno if I have guilty pleasures. Probably according to other people's tastes, but personally, I like what I like. It's what makes my MP3 playlist a minefield; one minute AC/DC, the next Lady Gaga or Aqua. I've got Order Up! on my game shelf next to Grand Theft Auto 4. I just like things that I enjoy, and I don't really get people snickering or condemning something just because it doesn't match their own tastes.

Mine tend to be very bad/cheesy tv shows and some trashy "love" reality tv shows. I hate them yet sometimes there's nothing I want more then just seat and watch all episodes one after the other... It's so brainless to me that it relaxes me completely.

Did... did she just diss Legally Blonde: The Musical? Without having seen the entire thing? Because I have seen it, and I will recommend it to anyone who isn't immediately turned off by the fact that it's a musical. The movie was actually pretty good, and the musical is better, not worse. I'm not sure how that happened, but I'm not one to complain about a good thing -- there really isn't anything guilty about this pleasure. If anyone's interested, the whole thing was up on youtube the last time I checked.

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SODAssault:
It's cool, I'm particularly fond of "Is He Gay Or European".

Is it sad that this was the first song that popped into my head, too?

The song is great, but it's got the one negative change from the movie: the boyfriend calls him a bastard instead of a bitch. That was one of the best lines in the movie, and it loses a lot of punch by changing the word.

There's quite a few anime series I could go into, like having the DBZ VHS tapes still (yeah, even the boxset that lines up their faces) or my ridiculous love for Yu Yu Hakusho to the point of having a display case full of figures from that series alone, but I'll dig deeper, since calling it a "guilty pleasure" means that there's some shame involved and these two things... well... o.k. moving on.

Reality T.V. shows. And I'm not talking like "Survivor" or things like that, I'm talking like, "America's Next Top Model," and, "Hell's Kitchen," and those first couple of weeks of "American Idol," where they show the people who are just awful. Yeah, I'm always in front of the T.V. when Ramsey is swearing over things being raw, or when Tyra is making girls pose in nothing but... hair... and... yeah, I'm done now. I have clearly embarrassed myself enough.

I'm a sucker for feel-good drama films - not necessarily romances though. For example: I adore Calender Girls. There's something about pretty scenery and happily gossiping middle-aged ladies that makes me go all fuzzy. Well what do you know? I really am a girl!

And on top of that, Digimon. The voice acting is beyond crap, but I adored it as a child and dammit I adore it now! I'll listen to the theme tune until I can sing it backwards.

Twilight.falls:
Guilty pleasures...

Carameldansen (mentioned above)
The Sims
Rihanna's Disturbia
Lucky Star

I'll add more later, maybe.

How is Lucky Star a guilty...

Actually...you're right. So, so, so terribly, sadly right.

<< I wuv you Konata...

Dynasty Warriors it is truly awful level of pointless fun i get from those games.

Oh My God? It's all about Whipped Into Shape!

I don't see my love for musicals as a guilty pleasure, per se. From Fiddler on the Roof to Company, La Cage au Falls to Cabaret, musicals have always been a magical realm for human expression for me.

However, you do get those flighty shows like Legally Blonde and Spider-Man: Turn off the Dark that need to go somewhere and die a painful death.

I feel more confidant and proud of my guilty pleasure now that someone has thrown out Klingon sex. I mean, I can't think of anything worse than that (and yes, I am including the "Reunion" ep with Worf and K'Ehleyr). *Shudders*

My guilty pleasure? The Real Housewives of New York, New Jersey, Atlanta, and Beverly Hills. Orange County and D.C. were too boring for me. *Yawn*

I enjoyed the movie "The Spirit" (by Frank Miller)

_tinned_magpie_:
I'm a sucker for feel-good drama films - not necessarily romances though. For example: I adore Calender Girls. There's something about pretty scenery and happily gossiping middle-aged ladies that makes me go all fuzzy. Well what do you know? I really am a girl!

And on top of that, Digimon. The voice acting is beyond crap, but I adored it as a child and dammit I adore it now! I'll listen to the theme tune until I can sing it backwards.

I haven't seen the English dub, but honestly Digimon 1 & 2 were way better than anything Pokemon could ever shout out. Better soundtrack, better characters, better monster designs and better story. I see no way how that is a guilty pleasure.

So I guess that makes me like Digimon games a guilty pleasure as well.

I also love Card Captor Sakura. There.

Lucky Star, Pokemon Best Wishes (you have to admit Team Rocket really stepped up and the japanese Meowth sounds badass.)
Eminem
Angry Birds
A couple of Ke$ha songs, not many.
CoD Multiplayer

This video and the song in it.


I don't know what's so entrancing about it but the song is really catchy. AABA format at its best IMO. And the video is hilarious...

Mr. Omega:
Pro wrestling. It's not so much a guilty pleasure as it is something I'll never bring up in conversation unless mentioned. I just find it entertaining, and fun to watch, especially during a really good match. It's also fun to try and predict how the storylines will end up.

Also, Youtube Poop. Yes, there are lots of bad ones, but the good ones are just too damn funny...

My brother has made a handful of Youtube Poops. Here are a few of them. The first one took him two years. He started making it before there were any Mario's Fundamentals YTPs but it still feels pretty original after seeing so many others. We used to play that game on the computer all the time.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ahc7GGX41U4

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-wPJz1P_vg

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-qMqhRSm2IU

And this one is a personal YTP that he made out of a 6 second clip of myself and some friends drunk at the bar (I'm holding the camera, so no incriminating evidence.) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArRBcRsUFi4

I'm not ashamed of how funny I find some of them. I introduced my friends to my favorites and we still quote some of the better CDi ones.

Megacherv:

elbowlick:

Megacherv:
World of Warcraft is...quite fun...

You heard nothing of this, correct?

You said Everquest II sucks. Nothing new.

I did? Since when?

I don't know how to respond with out explaining my shitty joke. So I won't.

hittite:
SNIP

I listen to the song while watching the video... a lot. I love them both... HOW DID YOU KNOW! I wouldnt have admited it if you didnt put both of them in the same post... "shame"

Dungeons and Dragons 2: The Wrath of the Dragon God (2005) It was on late last night and I stayed awake just to watch it, even though I've seen it half a dozen times before. It's kind of pants.

Pokemon. I'm a grown man, for crying out loud, but God help me, I can't stop thinking about making that perfect squad. 24 Hail Mary's.

ok i admit it...GLEE IS FANTASTIC!

I quite enjoyed the Spice Girls. But I don't feel guilty about it.

I quite enjoyed WoW. But I don't feel guilty about that either.

Hmmmm. Nope, can't do it. My pleasures exist to please me and I refuse to feel guilty about entertaining myself.

This may just be the people I hang out with, but the things I'm most mocked for are reading a lot of comics like Lackadaisy ("You read comics? Wait, are those FURRIES?"), watching M*A*S*H and Family Guy, and listening to things like Keane (which, in my defense, is a small portion of my music).

On the other hand, the friend who makes the most fun is the one who loves Lifetime movies and Xiu Xiu, so...

Elizabeth Grunewald:
Can You Confess Your Guilty Pleasures?

I have the strangest feeling I'm about to be shunned.

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I see you the musical and raise you the movie having a special place in the heart of this burly 26 year old guy.

Working at a summer camp in cottage country we had our first night off in two weeks. Our bosses take us out to the movies and we dress up in the "drama" departments goofiest clothes. The movie was Legally Blonde. I loved every moment of it. Including a trailer played at the begining.

*Reads in deep gravely movie guy voice* "It's hungry... and it's coming... for you...Jeepers Creepers" *Peels of laughter*

I have decided I will see the musical on one condition. Victor Garber needs to play the role on stage that he played in the movie.

I love Jersey Shore. It's like rubbernecking a train wreck personified.

I will admit it. The Legally Blonde musical did make me grin like a fool. Even though I hate that style of singing and I felt like the composer was listening to Wicked on repeat while writing the song, and I haven't watched the movie in years.

Some things are just fun!

There appears to be more than a few people confused about what exactly a guilty pleasure is.

One that I get told should be my "guilty" pleasure is the Transformers-movies (yes, the live-action ones... yes, the ones directed by Michael Bay) but I can't possibly call it a guilty pleasure, since I don't feel neither guilt nor shame about liking the movies (and screw you, should you try to convince me otherwise).

However, something that I do feel ashamed about liking (despite loving it in a wierd, horrific way) and would probably never utter aloud to anyone but close friends (and now you, Internet) is the Inheritance Cycle series of books. Yes, those shitty,derivative, vile books. I have no idea what it is that attracts me to them because I realise there's not a trace of originality in any of the books and the writing is amateurish at best, but I've read them... at least four times each. I just can't stop.

I think I've got issues.

Forgotten Realms books, read like a billion novels;)

I love the Spice Girls movie... I used to own it until it got lost in a move, which is probably for the best considering it would be right next to my horror films.

pumasuit:
Pokemon. I'm a grown man, for crying out loud, but God help me, I can't stop thinking about making that perfect squad. 24 Hail Mary's.

I love pokemon too, but I'd like to think of it as nostalgia. Although it is rather uncomfortable playing it out in public, I lie when people ask me what I'm playing...

Hmm... I like the Silent Hill and Doom movies. I get happy-bouncy when I listen to Forever by Chris Brown, knowing full well that he's a woman-beater. Whenever my cousin and I play Super Mario Bros. 3, we only put it on in order to play tag in the mini-game levels until the fireballs kill us. Most of the music on my mp3 player is video game soundtracks or Rebecca Mayes singing ABOUT video games... the twilight books are shameful self-indulgence... and I occasionally am moved to tears while watching figure skating, especially ice dancing. Oh, and I prefer watching other people play video games than playing them myself.

POOF!
*burns up with shame*

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