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Monday, September 17, 2012

Genre Favorites Blogfest


Genre Favorites Blogfest, September 17, 2012
One blogfest, four favorites!
List your favorite genre of:
Movie
Music
Books
And a guilty pleasure genre from any of the three categories!

Check out some of the other participants or join the fun yourself here

Disclaimer
I apologize in advance because it seems that this blogfest is going to make me look like a complete sap but...

Favorite movie genre...Romantic dramas and Romantic comedies
A couple of my favorites would have to be:
The Notebook


and Dirty Dancing


Favorite music genre...I am a rocker at heart, particularly when it comes to 80s hair bands, but even they had some rockin' power ballads.  






Favorite book genre
I bet you don't even have to read on to figure this one out.  Once again, the romance lives on, of course this could be done in a number of ways...romantic fiction, romantic comedy, chik lit...well you get the idea


And for guilty pleasure...drum roll please...
Oh, come on!  Aren't these ALL guilty pleasures???  :)

Am I the only one stuck in a rut???

I do watch, read and listen to a wide variety but these are my favorites.  
Sorry for the cheese...does anybody have any wine? 

26 comments:

  1. I've never seen The Notebook, never watch a movie that I know ahead of time will make me cry. Love Dirty Dancing, and ballads, and yes all guilty pleasures. I see nothing cheesy here! :)

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  2. Dirty Dancing is okay thanks to Patrick Swayze.
    I love rock from the 80s, but I'm more into Queen than Poison.
    Nice choices!
    I haven't seen The Notebook though...

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  3. All right, someone's in a lovely dovey mood!

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  4. Sounds like a good genre to me:) Great individual picks too!

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  5. Heather, I love your answers! They are extremely endearing -- especially after the disclaimer. :)

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  6. wait... dirty dancing was a romance? i was to believe it was a horror film... are you sure.

    Jeremy [Retro-Zombie]
    Howlin' Wolf Records: On-Line Magazine

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  7. Rocker chick! And your favorite movies was my guilty pleasure.
    Thanks for participating in my blogfest.

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  8. Dirty Dancing is definitely one of my favs, and who doesn't love a bit of romance in their life. Great choices.

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  9. Hey, I like your list. I'm pretty sappy, too!

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  10. I applaud your honesty - no shame!

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  11. Um no shame as in because there's no reason to be ashamed. We like what we like and art is subjective. ;)

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    1. ^Yeah, what she said!!!

      But I'll pour you a glass of McMannis Cabernet Sauvignon anyway, Heather, 'cause it'll go down so nicely with "Dirty Dancing." ;-)
      Some Dark Romantic

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  12. 80's hair bands. Oh my gosh, those were sometimes so awful and so good at the same time :) Great list! I love how unapologetic you are about your tastes! As you should be!

    Signed,
    Another rock chick at heart!

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  13. Nothing wrong with enjoying Romance! :)

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  14. I'd like to echo what The Golden Eagle said because I love that scene in The Notebook, the whole of Dirty Dancing and Every Rose Has Its Thorn.

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  15. I LOVE those movies too. Now I have that song in my head, and I didn't even play the video. I'm pretty sure Poison played at a concert my daughter saw this summer - Lita Ford performed too. How awesome is that?!

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  16. Thanks Heather, I love the cheese and I'd be pleased to raise a glass of wine to your choices. Love those movies. Message in a Bottle is another goody along these lines. No doubt you've seen it too.

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  17. Love your list of faves, and yeah I am total sap when it comes to romance movies or books. :) All those years of reading romances I guess. :) Enjoyed your post!

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  18. Romantic movies - yup, I'm with you there. And Dirty Dancing is an all time favorite. But with apologies to an earlier commenter, I thought Jennifer Grey made that film.

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  19. You are so funny, Heather. I love the term 80's Hair bands ... lol


    Such a romantic.... Nothing wrong with that! In fact it's charming.

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  20. Romance is in the air. I think it's funny that I write romance but I didn't pick it as my favorite.
    Funny or maybe sad.
    Great list.
    Thanks for sharing.
    Heather

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  21. There's nothing wrong with liking similar things in different formats (movies, books, etc.). :)

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  22. I love the '80s power ballads! I grew up on the hair bands and they're songs are nostalgic for me now.

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  23. Complete Saps Unite!! ;) Hi, Heather. Apologize for nothing, my friend. I write horror, but love Rom Coms and 70's & 80's power ballads. Love the list!

    -Jimmy
    http://jamesgarciajr.blogspot.com/

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