Thursday, December 4, 2014

Random Russia Roundup

Johnny in Moscow on Wednesday with an armful 
of good-luck gifts from the lovely Joveta Leo!
Exclusive photo © Joveta Leo.

50+ pics below!! 

Plus way too many video clips!

Now UPDATED with first 
glimpses of The Snow King
preview performance!
Check back often for more!

Via Johnny: “Snow King Selfie. 
Almost showtime! ❄️#TheSnowKingbyPlushenko 
#СнежныйКороль #Кай
Ganbatte, Johnny!! 
You’ll be amazing!

Johnny will be competing 
(yes, competing!) in the 
Medal Winners Open in January!
Info here!

Performances begin on Friday! 
Evgeni Plushenko’s “enchanting fairy tale 
on ice for the whole family” debuts December 5! 
The show is based on an adaptation of 
Hans Christian Andersen’s story, The Snow Queen, 
with Johnny playing the role of Kai. 
New teaser here!
Behind-the-scenes sneak peek here.

The Dream Team returns for the 
Grand Prix Final!! Catch all the action 
on NBC with Johnny on December 21!

Available on demand from EPIX!! 
Johnny stars in To Russia With Love
a new documentary about LGBT athletes, 
portions of which were filmed in secret during his time 
in Sochi as an NBC figure skating commentator. 
He also is an executive producer for the film, 
a project of Robert Redford’s Sundance Productions.
More info here and on the EPIX website.

The official trailer!
Video link.

Dear Johnny, 
we believe in you, 
we support you, and 
we love you always.

Note: Candles last only 48 hours, so please visit often 
to keep the love and light shining...

Exclusive photo © David Ingogly.

From The Snow King 
preview performance 12-04-2014.
More to come!

Via @svetapoln.

Via @irinapolikanova.

Via @adore.adore.

Video link.

Via @svetapoln.
(Johnny is behind Plushenko.)

Video link.

Via Elena Vasileva.

Via @maryann_mi.

Via @bogomolovmikhail.

Via @natalinataliya.

Via @vika_dj.

Via @zara_rossi.

Video link.

Post-show press conference.
Via @svetapoln.

Via @ilyasafronov_official.

Kayso whilst we who are NOT in Russia jealously and disconsolately breathlessly await the first reports/pics from The Snow King—there’s a sneak preview tonight and the debut performance on Friday—here’s a roundup of our story thus far, which is filled with Johnny + kids adorableness and lolworthy Insta-shenanigans...

But first, a few more photos of Johnny with his flowers and panda on Wednesday, via Weibo and thanks to the lovely Joveta Leo, who has traveled from Spain to Moscow for the show:

Via Joveta’s friend @imtaoer17 on Weibo.

Via Joveta.

Via Joveta.

Catching Up With Johnny.

11-30-2014 through 12-04-2014.

Via Johnny: “I wanted to make 
a statement about my distaste for public transport, 
but a photo says 1000 words...”

Via Katarina Gerboldt: Это был стресс сегодня 
и оооочень смешная поездка.... :D :D :D 
@johnnygweir @t.verner наш фотограф самый лучший!)”
[Today was stressful and sooooo funny trip .... :D :D :D 
@johnnygweir @t.verner our photographer is the best!”]
(Please click through to Instagram to see Johnny’s comment....)

Via Johnny: “These people save me. I love them.❤️ 
@t.verner @katarina_gerboldt”
(Also posted by Tomáš and Katarina, who thanked 
her companions for five hours of laughter.)

Epic photo the next day, via Johnny: 
“The Funny King. @plushenkoofficial”

Via Johnny: “Learning new skills with 
@irina_sluslu under the expertise of @mixalich_1 

That evening, via Katarina: “good dinner 
in good company! it’s always great!) new style” 
[referring to her glasses and hair]
[Editorial note: No one has better resting bitchface than Johnny.]

Via Johnny: “Night Follies. @katarina_gerboldt 
@t.verner @brianjoubert”
Yes! Brian has arrived!

Via Tomáš: Прекрасный магазин [lovely shop] 
and even better company ✌️

Via Johnny: “Practice.”

New teaser with Johnny! 
Via Yana Rudkovskaya.

Dress rehearsal, via Tomáš: 
“When good people turn evil... story continues 
tomorrow at 7pm (SNOW KING - Moscow)”

And, to end the day, via Johnny: 
“Refreshing my eyes before bed! Express Smoothing
Eye mask by @shiseido. Хэй Вова!!”
LOLing forever. Your move, Putin.

Show preview day.
Via Johnny: “Final practices before the big show! 
Bonus @katarina_gerboldt”

More from the Master Class.

Yes, there are endless video clips!

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And here are a zillion photos from the clips you just saw. First, this adorable set from Sveta Poln. See her complete gallery here.

And next, more gorgeous (and nicely huge) pics from Anastasiya Bochkareva. See her entire gallery here.

(Also Instagrammed by Johnny. OMG so cute.)

Bonus pics!! Via the fabulous Arthur Lookyanov, 
Johnny’s driver in Moscow.

on Arbat Street in Moscow.

And one more in Red Square.
Please visit Arthur’s website for 
many more wonderful photos!

For more exclusive Johnny photos, please visit 
the official website of my fav photographer, David Ingogly!
New never-before-seen rehearsal pics have just 
been added to the site, with more to come. 
Check back often for new uploads!

A fascinating Q&A with Johnny
don’t miss it!

ICYMI: Full video of Johnny’s  
Johnny’s segment begins at about 30:51.

Also on the blog: The Happiest Morning!
Johnny returns to Russia for the first leg 
of The Snow King tour, and is greeted by 
thrilled fans once again in Moscow.

My Dream Continues.”
The final set of beautiful Bollywood picspam
 plus translation of a wonderful 
Johnny interview from Japan.

42 Seconds.”
Stunning new exclusive photos of Johnny’s “Human”
performance at An Evening With Champions.
Absolutely breathtaking.

Sweet Memories.”
Johnny returns to Russia! 
And he’s greeted at the airport by fans 
who have not seen him for two years. 
A wonderful series of photos not to be missed!

The first series of exclusive photos from 
An Evening With Champions, featuring 
Johnny’s debut of the spectacular dragon costume 
given to him by his Chinese fans.

Bold Beauty: Bollywood Revisited.”
A stunning new look at Johnny’s 
Nagada Sang Dhol program 
in a series of 35+ exclusive photos, 
plus exclusive video.

To Stand in a Ray of Sunlight.”
Gorgeous sun-drenched photos 
of Johnny at rehearsal in Sun Valley, 
plus exclusive video of his practice.

The US debut of Johnny’s stunning 
and hauntingly beautiful new program.
Selected exclusive photos, 
plus exclusive HD video.

Johnny and Tara’s brilliant commentary 
segment from Late Night With Seth Meyers!
Video link.
Watch their interview with Seth here.

Johnny and Dora!!
Watch his spot over and over again 
here, here, or here!

On Johnny’s website, 
linked to his retirement statement
Thank YOU, Johnny!

ICYMI: Johnny plans to discuss his personal difficulties just once, 
in an exclusive interview with Access Hollywood’s Billy Bush. 
The three-part interview is available at these links:

UPDATE: In response to a rash of erroneous reports in the media, 
Johnny spoke briefly with Access Hollywood again
to set the record straight.

Also on the blog:
“Rise Like a Phoenix”
An exquisite black-and-white series 
of Johnny at rehearsal. 
Exclusive photo © David Ingogly.
Please click twice for larger image.

Johnny’s latest column for the 
Falls Church News-Press.
His columns are published on Thursdays 
in the “National Commentary“ 
section—don’t miss a single one! 

A number of Johnny’s auction items 
have been relistedwhich means if you missed out 
the first time around, you’re in luck: 
It’s not too late to own a piece of Weir Gear! 
Go check it out and see what treasures 
you could take home!

Please alert absolutely everyone you’ve ever met 
to “like” and follow the new 
on Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr
Because he should be on all the things. 
With or without ice. 
But definitely with Viacheslav.

Please click to vote for Johnny 
once a day as “Best Sportsman”
Because he retweeted Luisa Lotka  to tell us he wants us to! 

Watch bonus clips online anytime on Logo!
Please be sure to check in with GetGlue
anytime you’re watching the show... 
or thinking about watching the show.... 
or wishing you were watching the show....

At last: Pop Star On Ice is now available on DVD!
Order yours today from the Pop Star On Ice website!

Johnny tweeted:
“Buy my single,’Dirty Love’ via iTunes.
Tell all your friends to as well. The more copies sold
takes me one step closer to making a video! №1!”
You know what to do.
Please buy the song from Johnny’s website,
or just click the “Buy” button on the player at the top of the blog!

Hey, Welcome to My World also is available
as an eBook! More info on Johnny’s website!

copyright 2014 / Binky and the Misfit Mimes / Lynn V. Ingogly / all rights reserved

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