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December 9th, 2030

04:24 pm: My fiction
I have chosen to stop trying to keep this fic post updated. Instead, you can find a full, updated look at what I've written at my AO3 account.

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November 11th, 2030

06:27 pm: TV series list - to watch
Recommendations are quite welcome

Don"t mind me, just starting a list of all those tv series that I want to watch as opportunity arises...Collapse )

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September 21st, 2016

09:09 pm: So much for my dreams of an epic 80s set Krøniker fra Kvæhl tv show (it could have been epic)
So, I was at the library tonight, and for no particular reason (okay, I was trying to see if I could take the pokestop behind the library without having to actually go behind the library) I wandered into the children's library and spotted the new edition of Knusum Kranikum on display, so I picked it up to see if I could tell what was new about it.

It had a foreword.

Talking about how Dennis Jürgensen had felt they needed an update, because back when they were written - in the late 80s - Catharina and Arnold didn't have access to all these newfangled things like internet and cell phones. And I'm just - why?

Yes, yes, new readers, and I know I'm not the target audience for the new editions, but - I just. Why? (I'm feeling a bit like when I heard that they'd started publishing brand new The Three Investigators stories - apparently the German publishers kept the series going and going?)

Well, at least I suppose it's a good thing I didn't nominate "Krøniker fra Kvæhl" for Yuletide.

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September 20th, 2016

06:18 pm: You get an e-mail from Nordisk Film about a free Westworld event at the cinema. You call trying to get a ticket, but all lines are busy. You go pokemon hunting for a bit, then try again, only now the automated message has changed and now it's saying that event is sold out. (Is it sold out if the thing was free in the first place? Nevermind...)

Typical.

Apart from that I'm just sitting down to watch the first episode of the second season of Lucifer - which is premiering almost no time after the end of season one. Unlike Vikings, who just announced that season 4B will only be a fall show for literally less than a handfull of hours...

Apart from Lucifer, I've finished watching Justified (I will miss Raylan Givens and Boyd Crowder's fucked up frenemy thing - even though these last couple seasons I grew to dislike Raylan and they barely interacted for far too long.)

And I just watched the entire run of Doris & Mary-Anne Are Breaking Out Of Jail. Which is less than ten minutes, but a fairly fun webseries about a couple of women prisoners in the 1920s, though I'm not confident enough in my knowledge of the roaring 20s to dare to offer it for Yuletide. Hey, [personal profile] calvinahobbes, might this be something you'd like?

Speaking of Yuletide - two down, one to go.

Oh, and I'm trying to get people to write Coldwave Creature AUs fanfics, which lead me to write a centaur!Mick Rory in the wild west ficlet.

The Start of a Beautiful Friendship (1520 words) by oneiriad
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: The Flash (TV 2014)
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Relationships: Mick Rory/Leonard Snart
Characters: Mick Rory, Leonard Snart
Additional Tags: Alternate Universe - Western, Coldwave Creature AU Extravaganza, Centaurs, First Meeting
Summary:He’s working for the mine when he meets Snart.</p>

That, in and of itself, isn’t exactly surprising. Mick’s been working in mines since that day when he, barely a half-grown colt at the time, had followed the crazy old Scot who had shacked up with his mother down the mine shaft and watched him set the charges.

He’d never looked back.

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September 13th, 2016

09:16 pm: It is a good and sensible and logical decision to merge The Royal Library and the State Library, because frankly, it's a bit silly to have two national libraries. But it is a sad thing that they are apparently going to abandoned the name The Royal Library, because it's been The Royal Library for more than 300 years, you know?

I bet it's the royals who want their crown back, the same way they went after all those inns...

Nevermind me, I'm just spending time writing a silly crossover between the MCU and CW's DC verse.

Little Spider Lost (9668 words) by oneiriad
Chapters: 1/1
Fandom: The Flash (TV 2014), DC's Legends of Tomorrow (TV), Captain America (Movies)
Rating: Teen And Up Audiences
Warnings: No Archive Warnings Apply
Characters: Peter Parker, Leonard Snart, Mick Rory
Additional Tags: Crossover, Alternate Universes
Summary: One moment you're in the middle of a huge superhero fight in an airport in some bit of Germany you probably couldn't even find on a map, doing your level best to be an awesome superhero and impress Mr. Stark, the next there's a bright red light that envelops the entire world. The moment after that you're standing (somewhat unsteadily) on the top of a skyscraper, staring out at a city you've never seen before.

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September 9th, 2016

05:18 pm: It occurred to me yesterday, as I was considering what to nominate for Yuletide, that I'd give almost anything for a good, well-acted tv show version of Dennis Jürgensen's "Krøniker fra Kvæhl" novels.

I mean, imagine it. The books are pure 80s nostalgia at this point - so, the scenes set in our world would ride the same wave that "Stranger Things" and "Super-8", that sort of thing is playing with. And then the scenes in Kvæhl - not photorealistic, not obviously cgi, no, no, no. Gimme 80s fantasy - gimme "Legend" and "Labyrinth", deep and dark and twisted and with just a touch of the Warhammer game's aesthetic. Animatronics and practical effects and lots and lots of mist.

Just imagine it.

But this is Denmark and no, they're never going to make anything even remotely like that, are they? :-(

(I've just noticed that apparently the series was published in what Tellerup is claiming is a heavily revised and expanded edition a few years ago - I'm almost afraid to even consider ordering them from the library. What if they are ruined? Or if my love of those books are only nostalgia?)

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September 1st, 2016

10:44 pm: I survived the DHL!!!* (And hatched my first bulbasaur along the way.)

*Just the walk, not the run - just a five kilometer walk in a group and not the five kilometer run in a relay race, because no way, nope, never doing that.

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10:34 pm: Books and comics of august
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Total number of books and comics read this month: 17
Currently reading: The Book of Cthulhu, The High Crusade by Poul Anderson, Fables: The Wolf Among Us by Matthew Sturges and The Book of Life by Deborah Harkness

Total number of books and comics read this year: 165

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10:29 pm: Movies and tv series of august
Superheroes, ghosts, vampires and the real classicsCollapse )

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August 28th, 2016

08:53 pm: Why Thor wasn't in Civil War


Well, that answers that question. (Oh look, Thor's got a boyfriend!

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