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Podfic of Why SHIELD Has No Fraternization Policy [Jul. 1st, 2014|06:26 am]
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I got podficced!

CheyanneChika recorded my Clint/Coulson story, Why SHIELD Has No Fraternization Policy. I love how she captured the characters, especially the Fury rants without needing to do a Samuel L. Jackson imitation. Go listen!

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Aw, Rik Mayall. [Jun. 9th, 2014|09:31 pm]
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[Current Music |taking off all my clothes for the people's poet]

Rik Mayall dead at age 56

WHAT. NO.

Not my "The Young Ones" Rik. Not my Lord Flasheart.

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Potato Salad Recipe [May. 26th, 2014|03:01 pm]
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For someone who eats everything, I'm still choosy when it comes to potato and macaroni salads. On this day of traditional summer picnicking, I concocted my own Warm Potato Salad:
Peel and dice raw Yukon Gold potatoes; set in glass casserole dish with glass lid and microwave on high for six minutes. Let sit in covered dish for an additional five minutes. Mix in mayonnaise, diced bread-and-butter pickles, a little pickle juice, and diced hard-cooked egg. All volumes to your taste.

That's it. No unwanted pimento or celery or black pepper or poppy seeds or what have you. I was happy.

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Agents of SHIELD season finale [May. 14th, 2014|09:09 am]
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Agents of SHIELD season finale reaction post:
Short version: HAPPYCollapse )

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Just fed up, is all. [May. 10th, 2014|12:48 pm]
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My new literary demand: Books are no longer allowed to use science-y titles when their subject is not science or science fiction. That is, if a book is titled, "The Doppler Effect" or "Avogadro's Number" etc. that book is not allowed to be about a woman living on a farm in Kentucky contemplating leaving her abusive husband nor about a teen girl with romance issues nor a widower who has lost his faith and searches for meaning on a trip to India etc. I demand truth in advertising.

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"White Heat," to start with. [May. 9th, 2014|05:51 am]
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I am running out of unwatched Jeremy Renner movies, so I got a Jimmy Cagney film to watch in the meantime.

When is someone gonna make a Jimmy Cagney biopic for Renner to star in, darnit? This is necessary.

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Spoilery thoughts on Agents of SHIELD: Nothing Personal [Apr. 30th, 2014|06:13 am]
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Thoughts on Agents of SHIELD: Nothing Personal: I don't think...Collapse )

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Agents of SHIELD: "Turn, Turn Turn" [Apr. 8th, 2014|09:23 pm]
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Oh CRIPES I need someplace to talk about tonight's Agents of SHIELD. Anybody up for discussion?

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Captain America: The Winter Soldier [Apr. 5th, 2014|06:44 pm]
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My take on Captain America: The Winter Soldier:

(Non-spoilery stuff above the cut)

Okay, I thought there was one special effect that wasn't very good and there were a couple of elements I thought were underused, but, other than that? Damn, this was a terrific flick. This is the Captain America movie I've been waiting for, the one that would let me feel Steve Rogers on a gut level. Thirty seconds in I was saying, "I already love this movie," and five minutes in I was saying, "I really already love this movie," because, yes, at last, Steve Rogers. Cap. YES. I feel it now. I get it. The man who smells like fresh applesauce and freedom; I salute it at last. This is the Captain America I thought I was signing on for and this movie has made me very happy.

No secret that Marvel Phase Two hasn't been a hit with me so far; I thought Iron Man 3 was irreverent and kinda annoying and lacking any sense of threat, while Thor 2 was mostly dull. I tried not to get my hopes up too high for this one as a result but it just kept looking so damn good in the previews, I couldn't help but pin some hopes on it. I'm so glad this one hit the mark for me.

Here begins the Spoilery Stuff...Collapse )

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I still do own and play a PS2, but, yeah, kinda old. [Mar. 28th, 2014|09:11 pm]
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Craaaaap. I may have to buy myself a gaming system so I can play this game!



Just you. Just one Alien. Holy creepshow, YES.

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(I think the movies could have made a case for Harry/Cho endgame, myself.) [Feb. 2nd, 2014|07:05 pm]
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Goodness, it's been a while since I posted. I've still been an active fandom consumer in the past few months, though--just keeping up with tv shows and movies feels like enough of a proud accomplishment these days. Maybe at some point I'll make a "watched all these things" catch-up post.

What's brought me out to talk today? The story about the JK Rowling interview, where reportedly she admits may not have made the most convincing romance between Ron and Hermione. I haven't come to gloat; I tend to retreat and play devil's advocate at unexpected victory, so let me say this: I didn't write the Harry Potter series, I dunno how many people could have, and for every moment that I muttered over the tell-not-show of the romance or the muddle of the last two books' storylines, I should have countered with a hundred examples of the world-building and foreshadowing and sheer cleverness that she put into those books, that neither I nor any of her critics are likely to accomplish. And I try not to put a lot of significance into voiced author regrets in general because I think they just reflect a feeling of "I wish this were perfect and had no flaws and I guess I have to apologize to everyone for any perceived flaws, especially if I agree" which, heck, I feel all the time about my own stuff. Don't we all?

The image we had in Sorcerer's Stone of Ginny running after the Hogwarts Express, pages before Hermione made her first appearance--sure, I understand that was meant to be a portent. Problem was, we saw so little of Ginny after that, given that she was supposed to become someone very important to Harry. All the moments where Ginny could have been moving into her own little piece of spotlight, denied again and again and again. (I cite Lois McMaster Bujold a lot in this comparison; when, after numerous books and adventures and female companions for the adult Miles Vorkosigan, Bujold decided to introduce a new character who would be the Mrs. Miles, she gave half the book's viewpoint to this new character, in a completely new precedent for the series. And it not only worked, it triumphed.)

So, yeah, this admission is a little satisfying. But not for any reason of "soulmates" or compatibility or attraction etc. between Harry and any other character--just the acknowledgement that if you want your beloved seven-book aimed-at-kids protagonist to end up with a spouse, don't devote all of his on-screen time to ladies other than her.

(But it's still a helluva series.)

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Thor: The Dark World reaction post [Nov. 8th, 2013|10:05 pm]
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Beginning with vague non-spoilery thoughts, look away if you don't even want those:

Overall I have pleased Thor: TDW feelings, though the conflict/plot was pretty dull; I could not have cared less about Malekith (they might as well have called him MacGuffin-kith), the Dark Elves, the convergence...all very generic in execution. Watching the characters we love reacting to stress, though, whether that's swinging a hammer at it, grieving, finding one's courage, making hard decisions...there was plenty of that, so I still had fun. The number one thing about this film for me? This is the film that's turned me into an unabashed Loki fan. He was the best thing about this film and that best thing was awesome.

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Or all Thor. Or switched! As long as it's a trick! [Nov. 7th, 2013|04:55 pm]
Am at marathon. Everyone given freebies, including a choice from two bins of rolled posters, Thor or Loki. Know what would be a great trick? If they were all Loki posters. "FOOLED YOU, FEEBLE MIDGARDIANS!"

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And mouth all the good lines with it, like Loki's "I won't touch Barton..." speech. [Nov. 6th, 2013|07:17 pm]
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I'm going to see the Thor-The Avengers-Thor 2 marathon tomorrow! I never do marathons! But I figure I can sleep and take breaks during the first two films plus I get to see Hawkeye's appearances in 3-D all over again. Totally worth it.

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P.E.R.V.S. strikes again! [Nov. 5th, 2013|08:40 pm]
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I absolutely had to link today's Wondermark!

(Click image to see larger version on website.)


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He said it in Hiddleston-worthy sneer-tones, no less. I was horizontal with laughter. [Nov. 5th, 2013|06:09 am]
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Had phone conversation with the S.O. this morning that devolved into Avengers snubbing Loki's comic books, which led to the line, "Journey Into my PANTS, why don't you."

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With earphones IN. Oh my god. [Oct. 29th, 2013|06:44 am]
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While catching up on Night Vale, I fell asleep listening to episode 26 and was awakened by Khoshekh's meow. JESUS.

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Dracula pilot [Oct. 27th, 2013|08:50 pm]
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I watched the pilot of this season's Dracula; I'm in love with this premise. Love what they're doing to Dracula's morality, what they're doing with Van Helsing, and what they've done with Mina's profession (I detect a hint of influence from Barbara Hambly's Those Who Hunt the Night in that). I'm not yet sure I love the execution, to be fair. But I'll keep watching to see!

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Same-sex romance moment on Once Upon a Time! [Oct. 15th, 2013|05:32 am]
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Sunday's Once Upon a Time cracked the shell of its heteronormativity, how about that. One can criticize the who, the how, the how much, and the what now, but they did do it, and that's pretty great.

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They alternate from "eesh, painful" to "well, there's a twist." [Oct. 13th, 2013|08:28 pm]
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When I'm in the mode of "what shall I watch while I do other things; how about we try to watch something we haven't instead of just rewatching something beloved yet again, could we try something at least a little new? But not something to which we have to pay too much attention?" The solution is to watch something I haven't but of which I know the plot. Which means I end up seeing a lot of Golden Films animated adaptations of everything Disney has already done. Sorta embarrassing to admit it.

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Lord Bereshti's Concubines as an eBook! My book, my book! [Oct. 10th, 2013|01:02 pm]
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I've been saving this announcement for a long time because it was in Real Soon Now No Really mode for so long, but, here it is!

Lord Bereshti's Concubines is available as a freshly edited, complete-with-bonus-short-story ebook--and will soon be a print book as well, I'll make an announcement when that happens. I worked on fleshing it out this past year, passing it through several editors, and I wrote the short story and glossary that appear in the book. So it's a bit different from the version that appeared in serialized form!



SLPG purchase link Amazon purchase link

(Lookit my cover! Isn't it gorgeous, aren't I lucky??)

Note the author name--Aimy Schreiber is the name under which I'm publishing my original stories. Yes, my fanfiction alias has a obvious visible link (as well as a translation one). And I even have a Facebook account at last, oh, the terror.

For those of you who never saw the chapter updates when it was published as a WIP by SL Publishing Group, here's a summary:
The favorite concubine of a wealthy lord, Silvian finds the bliss of his household is threatened when a new concubine is purchased--beautiful but miserable, and shamed by his new status in life. Silvian plans to cure the new purchase of his distress, with unexpected results.


Lord Bereshti's Concubines by Aimy Schreiber is available from SL Publishing Group for $6.99 U.S. as either ePub or PRC format ebook, or you can purchase the Kindle edition from Amazon for $5.99 U.S. (Print version coming soon.) A sample of the book is free, so, check it out if you like m/m erotica chock full of pretty boys and dirty stuff.

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I know it's meant to be loopy, but, jeezus, wtf? [Oct. 8th, 2013|09:41 pm]
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O_o

Who the hell hacked willyoupressthebutton.com tonight?!

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Just line up the Oscar noms now. [Oct. 6th, 2013|07:44 pm]
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I saw Gravity today and unconditionally adored it. Spacetravel and disaster and physics and survival mathematics and human ingenuity and narrative, ungh...!

Hawking's Chair, but this film was aimed directly at me and my film needs. What a movie.

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Halloween Pumpkins 2013! [Oct. 5th, 2013|07:46 pm]
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Soooo...it's early in October, I know, but I have a lot of projects to finish this month.

So I got an early start on my pumpkin carving!




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Goodnight, flist, goodnight.

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Who wouldn't wanna get married in the Stormtrooper version? [Oct. 3rd, 2013|01:13 pm]
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Heeyy! Remember the girls' Darth Vader Tutu costume?

Adult version! With three other Star Wars dress options: X-Wing pilot, Stormtrooper, and Boba Fett!



Thank you, ThinkGeek!

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You can tell it's fan-driven: check out who got number 1. [Oct. 2nd, 2013|07:48 pm]
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So I saw this "Empire's 100 Sexiest Movie Stars (as voted by fans)," and instantly I could feel the anxiety and the nausea beginning; and I started to search the male list from the top down, and there I was, thinking, "If Jeremy Renner is not on this, I'm going to be sick and sick to my stomach all night and depressed and I'm going to have to go to bed early, goddammit." And he was number 21 and instantly my evening is joyful.

Yeah, I still got it bad.

(All the Avengers made it on there! Ruffalo too, yay!)



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Agents of SHIELD: Characters! Dialogue! Entertaining twists! That tag! [Oct. 2nd, 2013|06:51 am]
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And now, a serenade composed in honor of the second episode of Agents of SHIELD:

I like this shoooooow
I like this shoooooow
I like this shoooooow
I like this shoooooow

*sings repeatedly*

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Continuing fall tv: The Blacklist [Sep. 28th, 2013|06:54 am]
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Okay, I was eager for Agents of SHIELD and enjoyed it very much. Don't love it any less now.

But I was completely blown away by the pilot of The Blacklist. WOW. The twistiness and the "go to hell if you can't keep up" pacing, and James Spader, holy heck. There was a moment when I said, oh my god, that's so vicious, I can't keep watching this if they're going to...and I hung on frantically fast-forwarding through commercials and then saw the next twist they played on that and, whoa, just, wow.

Of course people are drawing The Silence of the Lambs parallels. The structure invites it. There are many resemblances. You know what one of them is? They're both really, really good. Yow.

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Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, pilot reactions [Sep. 26th, 2013|04:41 am]
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Spoilers for Agents of SHIELD...Collapse )

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More fall tv... [Sep. 25th, 2013|08:26 pm]
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[Current Music |I'm not even through the first episode and I took it off my dvr queue]

Every so often I try to add a new sitcom to my tv lineup...

...and all too quickly, discover why this is mostly a dumb idea. Ugh, I thought Mom actually looked promising.

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In "I meant to see this in the theatres, really, but now I'm finally seeing it on DVD" news... [Sep. 24th, 2013|07:33 pm]
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Hey, how come Now You See Me got such mediocre reviews, and absolutely no buzz on my flist? I thought it was pretty awesome! It had me in the first 45 seconds, no lie. Magic and showmanship and fun plot twists and an ending that filled every narrative need...yeah, I really liked it, and I'd say that even if it didn't feature Mark Ruffalo and Mélanie Laurent, honest.

Well, there probably won't be any further buzz on it here, either--bet everyone's too geeked for Agents of SHIELD tonight!

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Yuletide nominations [Sep. 22nd, 2013|09:07 pm]
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Sooo...these are my current Yuletide noms:

Black Jewels Books - Anne Bishop
-Kermilla

(There's Black Jewels fic out there, but I really want some fanfiction takes on Kermilla's unresolved fate. Y' think she ever got a clue?)

Sorcerer's Lair (Video Game, part of Zen Pinball)
-Jake
-Jake's sister
-Whisper
-The Sorcerer

(This! Oh, I want someone to write an actual story for this pinball table.)

General Winston's Daughter - Sharon Shinn
-Lady Averie Winston
-Ket Du'kai
-Jalessa

(Just finished another reread of this book. A lot of room for sidestories and continuation on this one, I think.)

Eleanor Rigby (Song)
-Eleanor Rigby
-Father Mackenzie

(I dunno, I've just always had an urge for a creative take on this song's backstory, and it doesn't look like I'm going to end up writing it myself, so.)

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Fall television is upon us... [Sep. 21st, 2013|07:20 pm]
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Watched the pilot for Sleepy Hollow; I'm not a big fan of horror, and it wasn't powerful enough to make me love it. It has a minor original spark, okay, but not quite ringing with me. Still, I'm delighted to see more women of color in main and supporting roles in television. Could the future of the show feature lots of witch trial material, maybe? I love working up heady internal outrage over that particular bit of American history. That would keep me watching.

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"I find your lack of faith disturbing, and not at all SPARKLY." [Sep. 11th, 2013|07:34 pm]
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Presenting the commercially available Darth Vader Tutu Costume.



From the blurb: "Darth Vader always wore a black mask -- who's to say he is not a she?"

I think I absolutely love this. I mean, I can see where the issue could be, "you don't have to dress girly to be Darth Vader, he or she." But what if you want to be girly? I would wear this costume myself, joyfully.

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And every time I think, "Next time I'll put those in first," but I never do. [Sep. 9th, 2013|06:56 am]
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There's this recurrent moment every time I pack to go somewhere: I put all my electronics into my suitcase, all my chargers, extra chargers, computer accessories, ipods, waterproof swim gear, then the books, magazines, travel itinerary, move on to accessories that are there for my comfort like plastic bags, foot cozies, travel candles, vitamin C lozenges, extra sunglasses, small purses, jewelry carrier, get the pared-down cosmetic bag, the maximum of shoes I'm allowing myself, look at the full-but-not-too-full bag, think smugly, "Hey, I'm packing reasonably lightly for once,"...

...and then remember, oh, yeah, clothes.

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Zen Pinball love. I want a FANDOM. [Sep. 6th, 2013|02:02 pm]
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I wish there were a fandom for Zen Pinball! It's not enough to have the technical forum; I want a squeeful, cares-way-too-much fandom. I want folk who want to discuss their favorite voiceover moment on The Avengers table, to rate the color scheme on Tesla, to laugh about Rick Jones coming off as a major wuss in the World War Hulk table, to argue if the "Welcome, Mr. Stark" opening voice on the Iron Man table is meant to be Pepper or a computer and to sob about how difficult it is to hit the left orbital on that damn table, and why the Stamford multiball is over so damn quickly on Civil War. I want someone to write me fanfic of the kids' backstory in Sorcerer's Lair!

Ah, well, there's always Yuletide for that last one, I suppose.

*goes back to fighting with Stamford multiball*

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Re-explaining why, no, I do not think Empire was the best of the freakin' original trilogy. [Aug. 30th, 2013|06:52 pm]
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Finally sat down to read Entertainment Weekly's big ol' cover-story interview with Joss Whedon--I haven't even finished reading it and I had to stop to type this: Joss says exactly what I've been lamenting for all these years:

JW: ...Empire committed the cardinal sin of not actually ending. Which at the time I was appalled by, and I still think it was a terrible idea.

EW: You think The Empire Strikes Back had a bad ending?

JW: Well, it's not an ending. It's a come-back-next-week, or in three years. That upsets me. I go to movies expecting to have a whole experience. If I want a movie that doesn't end, I'll go to a French movie. A movie has to be complete within itself; it can't just build off the first one or play variations.


*falls into sobbing puddle, pointing at this exchange and crying, "THIS, THIS, THIS, ALL MY LIFE, OH MY GOD, THIS."*

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Re-commence fannish pictures and posts! [Aug. 30th, 2013|06:49 pm]
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[Current Music |The Ides of March (mmm,Ryan Gosling)]

FINISHED large project yesterday! Back to posting frivolous things, yay!

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Hot Toys Hawkeye-Loki Photoshoot [Jul. 21st, 2013|09:46 am]
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[Current Mood |cheerfulsquee]
[Current Music |me shrieking with joy at Loki at comic con]

Never thought I'd get this uploaded! I promised pics, and I took several hundred of them a few weeks ago. Here's 12 of my favorites, ranging from what I call the "Go, my hawk" pose to some seriously slashy stuff (but nothing lewd).




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Twelve Hawkeye-Loki Hot Toys figures pictures beneath the cut.Collapse )

Also available on Tumblr:

http://avengersobsession.tumblr.com/post/56052379313/hot-toys-hawkeye-loki-photoshoot-1
http://avengersobsession.tumblr.com/post/56052482825/hot-toys-hawkeye-loki-photoshoot-2
http://avengersobsession.tumblr.com/post/56052574393/hot-toys-hawkeye-loki-photoshoot-3

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The Megas: History Repeating: Blue [Jun. 25th, 2013|06:13 am]
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[Current Music |The Megas "You've Sparked a War"]

Past couple of weeks, I've been listening to this album:



The Megas: History Repeating: Blue


I saw/heard an ad and a sample on an Incognito Cinema Warriors video and it just clicked with me: electronic pop/rock with power ballad feels. Check it out in the player above (if you're on DW; LJ seems to not like the player), or on Bandcamp in the above link; you can preview the entire album streaming!

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Well, a command more than a sign, but, you get what I mean. [Jun. 14th, 2013|11:11 am]
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[Current Mood |aroused]
[Current Music |you make me feel like a natural parasite host]

Unf. Woke up from a dream about an Alien/Avengers crossover in which there could not possibly have been more Clint!Whump if I'd been planning it consciously. Because I'd have been too embarrassed to plan that degree of dirty deliciousness consciously.

I think it's a sign.

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Next up I oughta have a poll on what colognes you think they wear. [May. 22nd, 2013|03:10 pm]
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[Current Music |Yves St. Laurent and armpit sweat. Mmm, manly.]

Line from the first episode of the Avengers Assemble animated series:

Spoiler cut? Eh, suppose I oughta.Collapse )

...I can't be the only one who found that line unbearably arousing, can I?

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Just wait until you see the PROPS. [May. 20th, 2013|07:49 pm]
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[Current Music |cackling]



IT'S BEEN MONTHS BUT THE OTHER HALF OF MY OTP IS HEEEEEERE. AT LAAAAAST.


(Yes, this time I do plan to pose them slashily and take pictures. The faces are just too fabulous.)

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Subconscious, what. [May. 15th, 2013|02:37 pm]
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[Current Mood |confusedpuzzled]
[Current Music |superhero speed dating]

Dreamt I was arguing that the Batsuit needed a nice sky blue peplum as a finishing touch. Oy.

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ALL OF THEMMMM. [May. 14th, 2013|05:50 pm]
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[Current Mood |jubilantjubilant]
[Current Music |me whimpering in joy]

Cut for full-length SHIELD trailer details, if that's too spoilery or boring for youCollapse )

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When fic is stranger than...fiction, or something. [May. 13th, 2013|05:31 am]
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[Current Mood |giggly*wheezy laughter*]
[Current Music |SHIELD promo!]

Lola. Ah ha ha ha! Great minds, 'n' all that.

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It's my own version of, "That's what she said!" [May. 10th, 2013|05:36 am]
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[Current Mood |amusedtry it and see!]
[Current Music |"I'm making spaghettios." "The dog wet the rug again." "Tuesday's Opera night."]

I have decided there is no statement of fact or intent that cannot be made funny/funnier by yelling in response, "RELEASE THE KRAKEN!"

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Opening credit IM3 song [May. 8th, 2013|12:45 pm]
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[Current Mood |curiousbzuh?]
[Current Music |That song (keeping it unspoilery for those who haven't seen the film)]

The song that plays over the opening credits of Iron Man 3--I like it a lot; I first heard it a few months ago and got all, "Hey!" with recognition when it showed up in the film. But apparently there's something, what, amusing about it? Ironic about having it there? Or something? What am I missing?

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Iron Man 3 Review [May. 3rd, 2013|11:39 am]
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[Current Mood |curiouscryptic]
[Current Music |Driving With the Top Down (still such awesome music)]

Iron Man 3 reaction/review beneath the cut! Non-spoilery reaction in the first paragraph, spoilers all through the rest.Collapse )

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TONY STARK MAKES ME FEEL [May. 1st, 2013|07:30 pm]
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[Current Music |IM2 suitcase scene]

Iron Man 3 tomorrow. I AM NOT READY. Someone, delay this thing another month or something. I'm a ball of giddy frazzle right now.

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