On a brisk night over winter break, I headed over to my cousin’s house for what I thought would be a chill evening. I brought my computer, and I was wearing a sweatshirt and Nike shorts. Classy. When he invited me to go watch the Rocky Horror Picture Show at the Plaza Theatre with him, I was initially skeptical. It didn’t seem like something with which I would jive well, which I later found to be exactly the point.
My only interactions with the musical prior to that Friday night are downright pitiful.
1. The Glee episode “The Rocky Horror Glee Show”
2. The Perks of Being A Wallflower – you know, the scene where Emma Watson passionately grabs Logan Lerman’s hands and slaps them on her chest? Yeah, you know.
I’m normally not overly spontaneous, nor do I like being in large groups for long periods of time, so the boring snooze-sicle in me whispered: It’s Friday night, and you have a hot date with your computer. Don’t forget to waste all your time on Tumblr.
But something pushed me to go. I felt SPONTANEOUS. Continue reading