Getting Lit Ep08: Immortal Cowboy

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Books I Read This Week: Vol 35, Sept 16

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Getting Lit Ep08: Immortal Cowboy

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Books I read this week: Vol 33, Aug 26

Born of Fire Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Series: The League #2 Tags: Space romance!, tortured past, convict, criminal, wealthy merchant, hacker, bounty ...

Getting Lit Ep 07: Tender Wings of Desire

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Books I read this week Vol 32, Aug 19

Tender Wings of Desire KFC Wrote a Romance Novel for Mother’s Day, and It’s Uncomfortably Good ...

Books I read this week: Vol 31, Aug 12

White Hot Author: Ilona Andrews Series: Hidden Legacy #2 Tags: Urban fantasy, paranormal romance, superpowers, elementals, psychics, telekinetic, ...

Getting Lit Ep 06: Clean Sweep

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Books I read this week: Vol 30, Aug 5

Buns Goodreads Author: Alice Clayton Series: Hudson Valley #3 Tags: small town, city girl, orphan, foster care, hotel management, stick-in-the-mud, ...

Book I read this week: Vol 29, July 29

The Duke Author: Kerrigan Byrne Series: Victorian Rebels #4 Tags: historical romance, Victorian romance, dukes!, painter, barmaid, nurse, ...

Full On Squee: Ilona Andrews

Have I told you lately that I love Ilona Andrews? There’s so much to love. So much. I can’t even…   Okay, so I’m going ...

Books I read this week: Vol. 28, June 22

How to Capture a Countess Author: Karen Hawkins Series: The Duchess Diaries Tags: historical romance, regency romance, earl, girlhood ...

Books I read this week: Vol 27, July 15

RR: Potent Pleasures Author: Eloisa James Series: Pleasures #1 Tags: Historical Romance, regency romance, ruined woman, artist, twin, white ...

Books I read this week: Vol 26, July 8

Heavens to Betsy! Only TWO books! Several possible reasons for that. A) Work has been crazy, and I’ve needed my whole brain for most projects. ...

Books I read this week: Vol 25, July 1

Born of Night Author: Sherrilyn Kenyon Series: The League #1 Tags: SciFi Romance, space opera, assassins, princess, dancer, secret identity, tortured ...

Books I read this week: Vol 24, June 24

Novella: Winning Lord West Author: Anna Campbell Series: The Dashing Widows #3 Tags: Historical romance, Regency Romance, Earl, FWB arrangement, ...

Getting Lit Ep 05: Amish Vampires in Space

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Books I read this week Vol 23, June 17

Magic Slays Author: Ilona Andrews Series: Kate Daniels #5 Tags: paranormal romance, urban fantasy, magic, shape shifters, vampires, necromancers ...

Books I read this week: Vol 22, June 10

Devil in Spring Author: Lisa Kleypas Series: The Ravenels #3 Tags: Historical Romance, Victorian, eccentric, woman in business, tinnitus, vertigo, ...

PODCAST: Getting Lit, Ep 04: The Iron Duke

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Books I read this week Vol 21, June 3

RR: Fool Me Twice Author: Meredith Duran Series: Rules for the Reckless #2 Tags: Historical Romance, Regency Romance, Dukes!, housekeeper, ...

Books I read this week: Vol 20, May 27

IEternal Rider Author: Larissa Ione Series: Demonica #6, Lords of Deliverance #1 Tags: Paranormal Romance, demons, vampires, angels, hell hounds!, ...

Books I read this week: Vol 19, May 20

Ecstasy Unveiled Author: Larissa Ione Series: Demonica #4 Tags: Paranormal Romance, urban fantasy, demons, vampires, werewolves, angels (ugh) ...

Podcast! Getting Lit, Episode 3: Elf Hate

SPECIAL GUEST HOST: my mom! Lol. Most people call her Marilyn.   In this episode, we talk about the book The Flame and the Arrow, a ...

Books I Read This Week: Vol 18, May 13

Murder of Crows Goodreads Author: Anne Bishop Series: The Others #2 Tags: Alternate History, Urban Fantasy, werewolves, vampires, crow shifters, ...

Getting Lit Ep03: The Flame and the Arrow

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Books I read this week: Vol 17, May 6th

The Flame and the Arrow Author: Emigh Cannaday Series: Annika Brisby #1 Tags: Fantasy, other world, romance, elves, fairies, pixies, trolls, ...

Books I read this week: Vol 16. April 29

Written in Red Goodreads Author: Anne Bishop Series: The Others #1 Tags: Urban Fantasy, Alternate World, werewolves, vampires, crow shifters, bear ...

Books I read this week 4/22/2017

Austenland Author: Shannon Hale Series: Austenland #1 Tags: Contemporary, Austen, Regency, humor, Stick-in-the-Mud Format: Audiobook Rating: Yay! ...

Books I read this week 4/15/2017

Bound by Flames Author: Jeaniene Frost Series: Night Prince #3 Tags: Paranormal Romance, Urban Fantasy, pre-paired couple, Dracula, fire powers, ...

Side Rant: Men “Can’t Love”, Women Can’t Feel

Say, in your typical romance novel, both a male and female go through some sort of trauma that leaves them feeling unable to recover. Besides saying ...

Podcast! Gettin’ Lit, Episode 2: Hashtag DukeProblems

Wendy and Ilana are at it again! This time with slightly better sound quality. In this episode of Gettin’ Lit, Ilana and I talk about a ...

Books I read this week 4/8/2017

Changeless Author: Gail Carriger Series: Parasol Protectorate #2 Tags: Paranormal Romance, steampunk, historical, Victorian, werewolves, vampires, ...

Getting Lit Ep02: The Madness of Lord Ian Mackenzie

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Books I read this week 4/1/2017

Hero in the Highlands View it on Goodreads Author: Suzanne Enoch Series: No Ordinary Hero #1 Tags: Highlanders! Dukes! Estate manager, ex-military, ...

Books I read this week 3/25/2017

I made a thing. Man, last week was sparse. Only 3 books! That was mostly because I spent a bunch of time making THIS:   Cocoa Belle Chocolates ...

Books I read this week, 3/18/17

Fire and Ice Author: Julie Garwood Series: Buchanan-Renard #7 Tags: Contemporary Romance, non-magical, cop, FBI, MURDER, reporter, super soldier ...

Episode 01 of Getting Lit with Wendy and Ilana

PODCAST! My friend Ilana and I have decided to start our own podcast about… wait for it… Romance novels! Introducing…. Getting Lit ...

Books I read this week 3/11/2017

Shadow Music Author: Julie Garwood Series: Highlands’ Lairds #3 Tags: Highlanders! Murder! Treasure! Format: Audiobook Rating: Yay!   This ...

Getting Lit Ep 01: Shades of Milk and Honey

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Books I read this week 3/4/2017

Side Rant: Dreams Are Lame I would like a refund on my dreams, please.   I had a dream about this guy, Dan Stevens, the dude who was in Downton ...

Books I read this week 2/25/17

Magic Burns Author: Ilona Andrews Series: Kate Daniels #2 Tags: Urban Fantasy, Kick Ass Heroine, bounty hunter, magic, shifters, vampires Rating: ...

Books I Read This Week 2/18/2017

The Raven Prince Author: Elizabeth Holt Series: Princes Trilogy #1 Tags: Period Romance, Pre-Regency, wigs (boo!), growly hero, physically scarred ...

Books I read this week 2/11/17

Nuts Author: Alice Clayton Sub-genre: Contemporary, humor, Girl Moves Back to Small Town, hipster? slow food movement? Rating: Yay! Not much to say ...

Why I Love Audiobooks and The Challenge

Why I love Audiobooks I love audiobooks. Mostly because: Radio sucks. There are only about five Nationally Recognized Corporation Approved artists ...

The Counterfeit Mistress, Madeline Hunter

Title: The Counterfeit Mistress Author: Madeline Hunter Series: Fairbourne’s #3 Tags: Regency Romance, French, spy!, ex-army Rating: Super yay! ...

Books I read this week 2/4/17

Nuts Author: Alice Clayton Sub-genre: Contemporary, humor, Girl Moves Back to Small Town, hipster? slow food movement? Rating: Yay! Not much to say ...

Books I read this week 1/28/17

Nuts Author: Alice Clayton Sub-genre: Contemporary, humor, Girl Moves Back to Small Town, hipster? slow food movement? Rating: Yay! Not much to say ...

Epilogues, Christmas Specials, and Romantic Tyrants

Epilogues and Christmas specials always remind me that women are ruthless tyrants when it comes to romantic fantasies. It’s not enough that ...

Side Rant: Breaking Up with the Dark Series

Okay, Vampire Series. We need to talk. We’ve been together for three novels now. Dark Prince, which was alright,  Dark Magic, which was ...

Books I read this week 1/21/17

Nuts Author: Alice Clayton Sub-genre: Contemporary, humor, Girl Moves Back to Small Town, hipster? slow food movement? Rating: Yay! Not much to say ...

Shifters Unbound, Jennifer Ashley

Shifters Unbound Series Author: Jennifer Ashley Sub-genre: Paranormal Romance, Shifters, werebears!, tiger+magic! Rating: Yay!   So far, I’ve ...

The Surrender of Miss Fairbourne, Madeline Hunter

Hey, Wendy. Read any good books lately? Why, yes, Hypothetical Person Who Has the Same Taste in Books as Me, I have! Thanks for asking! Have you read ...

Books I read this week: Jan 14th, 2017

This week in shitty books I read: Rule, by Jane Crownover Rating: Meh. Highlights: A Man Named ESPN3. Read review here. Highland Velvet, Jude ...

Bear Necessities, Dana Marie Bell

Title: Bear Necessities Author: Dana Marie Bell Sub-genre: Shifters. Werebears! Rating: meh.   How ridiculous is this title? I have had Bear ...

Highland Velvet, Jude Deveraux

Title: Highland Velvet Author: Jude Deveraux Sub-genre: Highlanders! Historical Romance Rating: Yuck. Holy shit, this book was written in 1982. This ...

Rule, Jay Crownover

Title: Rule Author: Jay Crownover Sub-genre: Bad boys? I dunno. Rating: Meh. Aww! Look at them soulful blue eyes, and fake sleeve tattoo! He looks ...

2016 Book List

Thanks in large part to audiobooks that I listen to instead of the radio or streaming while working, driving, cleaning, and lately instead of TV, I ...

Why I Art

In order from favorite to least favorite: charcoal, colored pencils, watercolor, acrylic, markers, pens, pencils, other paints, alternative media ...

Yes, I judge your online dating profile

Ah, the Internet. Where the saying judge not lest ye be judged should be changed to judge away, for ye will never see sirrah in person. We all judge ...

P & P

Don’t mind me I was just thinking about the ideal situation of me in Pride and Prejudice and who I would want to sleep with most, Darcy or ...

I Love Jane Eyre Like I Love the Angel Series

I love the Angel Series more than Buffy, and every time I think about it, I go, “I love Angel! It’s so good!…Except for seasons 3 ...

July 2015 Drawing Challenge

I challenged myself to draw every day. Didn’t quite make it, but managed to get some artwork out of it. Here are the good ones.

Discus

Habits

Rembrandt

Something Proportianal

I managed to fit the model on the page! Yay for me!

Self Portrait

Sun Girl

Old Woman

Young Woman

Journal Entry

The Ten Cent Plague

The Ten Cent Plague: the Great Comic Scare and How it Changed America David Hadju 2008 Read by Steven Rudnicki The whole “how it changed ...

Journal Entry

I incorporate journaling with drawing sometimes. Here’s an example.

Sketches

Sketches, of myself and my friend Rosie. The sketch of Rosie looks better if you are looking at it from above at an angle, like if you are sketching ...

Kim is Helping

Kimmy’s helping me photography my pictures. With her new collar she kinda looks like Scooby Doo. (but TINY!)

Gaunt

Body

Why the Long Face?

I’m pretty proud of this one. It was made in one of those moments where you work furiously, completely absorbed, and then stand back and say, ...

Batter My Heart, Part 1

  Holy Sonnets: Batter my heart, three-person’d God By John Donne (Taken from this website) Batter my heart, three-person’d God, for you As ...

Batter My Heart Part 2

Holy Sonnets: Batter my heart, three-person’d God (Cont’d) By John Donne Batter my heart, three-person’d God, for you As yet but knock, ...

Dark Self Portrait

Self Portrait #4

Current Progress on my Digital Portfolio

So what I have been trying to do with this blog is compile a portfolio of all my artwork in one place. The progress has been… fun, but well, a ...

Self Portrait

This is just a sketch, but it’s very powerful to me.

Hope

Tom Cruise Wild Man

Yelling

Untitled #6

Portrait

Untitled #5

Sad

Untitled #04

Untitled #03 Sketch… drawn over an eye.

John Donne Batter My Heart video

PART 2 OF 2: JOHN DONNE BATTER MY HEART (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Batter My Heart John Donne video

PART 1 OF 2: JOHN DONNE BATTER MY HEART (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Here’s a garbled, loopy-with-flu analysis of my current Donne Watercolor progress (Source: https://www.youtube.com/)

Donne Watercolors

I’ve been working on this project that I’ve been thinking about for a while. Ever since college, I’ve always been impressed by the ...

Ghouls just want to have fun

Untitled #02

Beginning

Okay, folks, here’s my Tumblr. Lets see how this goes.

BATTER MY HEART #3: That I may rise, and stand, o’erthrow me, and bend/ Your force

BATTER MY HEART #2: for you/ As yet but knock; breathe, shine, and seek to mend;

BATTER MY HEART #15: Nor ever chaste, except you ravish me.

BATTER MY HEART #14: For I,/ Except that you enthrall me, never shall free,

BATTER MY HEART #13: Divorce me, untie, or break that knot again,

BATTER MY HEART #12: Yet dearly I love you, and would be loved fain,/ But am betroth’d unto your enemy;

BATTER MY HEART #11: But is captived, and proves weak or untrue.

BATTER MY HEART #10: Reason, your viceroy in me, me should defend,

BATTER MY HEART #8: Labour to admit you, but O, to no end.

BATTER MY HEART #8: I, like a usurp’d town, to another due,

BATTER MY HEART #7: and make me new.

BATTER MY HEART #6: burn,

BATTER MY HEART #5: blow,

BATTER MY HEART #4: to break,

BATTER MY HEART #1: Batter my heart, three-person’d God;

Up Till Now

Up Till Now: The AutobiographyWilliam Shatner with David Fisher2008Read by William Shatner This book could also be called Stupid Shit that Shatner ...

Nickel and Dimed

Nickel and Dimed: on (Not) Getting By in AmericaBarbara Ehrenreich2001Read by Cristine McMurde-Wallis Okay, time to go hang myself.Talk about Middle ...

Cold Comfort Farm

Cold Comfort FarmStella Gibbons1932Read by Anna Massey Delightful. I was a little prejudiced about this book. I blame it on Kate Beckinsdale. The ...

Our Man in Havana, The Uncommon Reader

I’ve decided to read as many of the 1000 Books Everyone Must Read I can find in audiobook form. I’ve read (with my eyes or ears) 77 of ...

Geek Love, Continued

Okay, finished Geek Love. Here’s my verdict. DO NOT LET YOUR EYES LOOK BELOW THIS LINE if you don’t want to know the ending. Cuz ...

Geek Love

Geek Love  Katherine Dunn1989Read by Christina Moore Otherwise known as “Most Deceptive Cover Ever!”I’m reading this with my ...

Delaney, Thackary, Ackerman, Eugenides, Goleman, Resch, Casagrande, Dickens, Hedges, Lehrer

I do a lot of data entry at work. Instead of spending my time listening to the same old music from my ipod, or waste time disliking songs on Pandora, ...

Richard Armitage: Between the Sheets and Cold Feet

BETWEEN THE SHEETS: It’s kind a downer, and for the first two weeks after watching this show I kind of lost hope for Richard as ...

Robin Hood: Season 1, 2, 3

Things that I like about Richard Armitage: 1. That his brow crinkles up like an accordian when he raises his eyebrows.2. When he gets uncomfortable ...

Robin Hood with Russell Crowe

Ever wanted to see a really old Robin Hood built like a tank and strangely similar to that guy from Gladiator? Here ya go! I sent this to Mckenzie, ...

Richard Armitage: The Impressionists and Miss Marple

The Impressionists was on my computer for weeks before I could finally muster the courage to watch it. Why? Don’t I love glamorous ...

Richard Armitage: Golden Hour and Vicar of Dibley

Golden Hour One of the reasons I stopped caring about Richard the first time. Golden Hour is a four part tv series (not a mini series, but it just ...

Sparkhouse

I feel that I haven’t been honest with you. I have moved on from my actor crush on Stephen Moyer to a similar crush on Richard Armitage. ...

Trailer: Brothers Bloom, Julie and Julia

Exclusive Trailer: in which Rachel Weisz does a mediocre card trick, and refuses to move her mouth (probably due to botox or surgery). I don’t ...

Trailer: Tetro

Tagline: A man, a moth, some blurry lights… what is this movie about anyway? I know that I’m supposed to be just so impressed by the ...

North and South… again.

I finished it. Twice. It’s actually been a while since I’ve finished that, I’ve just been mulling over it for the past few days. ...

Trailers: Post Grad, Adam, District 9

I’ve been wanting to  review iTunes trailers for a while now, since I watch all the latest ones, and I always have something to say. ...

I’ve wanted to share this for a while…

Mostly to lil_termagant  , who always participates in my period drama talks, but I think also the wide populace should know. You know that girl ...

North and South

I’m so high from the six hour angstfest that has been reading North and South the novel non-stop, and I don’t really know how to come ...

Our Mutual Friend

I can’t believe the entire movie was about stalking. Everyone stalked. In fact, it seems that the only form of love before marriage is ...

North and South

I am sad to say I had absolutely no idea of the existence of this mini series and book before a few weeks ago. Imagine my surprise, when tooling ...

Prince Valiant

I review the live action 1997 version of Prince Valiant here. Go read! Funny pictures!

Room With a View, the new version

Let me just say this first. GAHHHHHHHHH! I try not to come to adaptations with expectations. But this time, I was thinking, now here is something ...

trinity review

My review of Trinity, a 2001 drama about eugenics, rape, and Stephen Moyer. They are in the Artic in the future! I loves the future!

Lilies… and vampire!

Scroll down here to see my review of Lilies, a BLOODY FANTASTIC British mini series with other people… one of them being Stephen Moyer.

88 Minutes… and vampire!

Here is my review of 88 Minutes, a 2007 movie starring a very old very confused Al Pacino. Stephen Moyer lurks!

Vampire! … Well, kinda

Blood! Sex! Violence! Spousal Abuse! Incest! Sensational words with exclamation points! Read my review of Catherine Cookson’s The Secret here, ...

Vampire!…. and stuff (mostly Stephen Moyer)

Go here for my review of two recent vampire tv shows, Being Human and Moonlight. Don’t forget to scroll down for the reviews of the latest ...

vampire and mardi gras!

I wrote a piece about vampires and mardi gras here, a subject my sister and I talked about a while ago. I mention my sister in it! Read! Comment! ...

Vampire!

My review of Ultraviolet, the vampire crime drama with Stephen Moyer (sound familiar?). Also, don’t forget to vote for your favorite vampire! ...

Princess of Thieves

Here’s my review of the TV movie Princess of Thieves, starring Keira Knightley.

Vampire!

My friend Devon and I recently bonded over vampires. So much so, that we made this blog together. You should go look at it. Right. Now. It’s ...

Acceptable gifts from eligible men: another Austen post

Acceptable gifts from eligible men: flowers, candy, extravagant bribes towards marrying cads to hussy sisters so as to save you from social and ...

yoinked a book meme!

Apparently “The Big Read” assumes that the average adult has only read 6 of the top 100 books they’ve printed. Of course, I ...

American Gothic

I found this tv show through Netflix, and then downloaded it. It suggested it because of Twin Peaks. American Gothic is a 1995 tv drama, ghosty, ...

Legend of the Seeker

I really need to stop watching this show. Quick recap: scene–fantasy novel turned into Xena type Australian-American crap show. The ...

Underworld 2 Part 2

I was so excited about all the questions I had about that movie, I missed a few important points. THE BLOOD SWAPPING In some vampire lore, a vampire ...

Horrible Movie Marathon Part 2: Underworld Evolution

It took me so long to fully understand the first one, and now that there is a second one, I just have so many questions. Most of it is: wait, what? ...

Horrible Movie Marathon! Aka, I borrowed movies from Jared.

Jared has the best taste in movies. I have another one, but for now: The Cell It was so badly taken when it first came out that feel like I ...

Robin Hood

I’m  watching the BBC version of Robin Hood right now, which is apparently the British response to Xena. If you think of the context of a ...

Dexter Season 2: Why I love serial killers

Watching a lot of Dexter has changed me. Well, you could say altered. I’ve been doing things I don’t normally do, like: #1 Making jokes ...

Dexter

You know how when you play a whole bunch of Tetris, you suddenly feel like the world is a tetris screen? Or when you finally end a gangster movie ...

RockNRolla

What a hilarious movie! It’s in the cinemas right now, so I’ll try desperately hard not ruin it for you. Basic plot: thugs looking for ...

Tristan and Isolde

I originally rented this Early Christian in England (cuz that’s civilized) melodrama because I thought I love James Franco. Turns out my ...

After a long absence, Smallville

You know what? Screw it. We’re doing it. Forget the fact that Clark has paraded around Smallville and Metropolis sans glasses, completely ...

Disturbing Behavior and The Professor

I’ll make this quick because I’m shleepy.   Disturbing Behavior is a teen thriller made in 1998, starring James Marsden (oh, my how ...

X-Men Evolution

I just finished X-Men Evolution, the cartoon in 2000 where the X-Men team are all teenagers, oddly going to public school at the same time as living ...

Legends of the Fall

Brad Pitt movies to me are categorized strictly by hair type. There’s the weird-hair moments in the nineties, then the Meet Joe Black ...

Enchanted:

Here’s my normal day at work: Get to work at 12:00 Finish all work duties at about 12:15 Handle all emails, do some writing, mope about on the ...

O’Connor

I’m halfway through the complete short stories of Flannery O’Connor, and I think I’m mentally finished with the lot. I got through ...

Mansfield Park 1983

I watched the 1983 miniseries of Mansfield Park at work. Which is pretty extensive because it is 6 parts, all an hour. It’s pretty good in the ...

Confessions of a Jane Austen Addict

That is a title of a book, by the way. Mom bought it for me as a joke, and since I have been reading heavy stuff about morality and god, the gothic ...

This might be a multiple entry day, so consider yourself warned. I’ve decided I want to get married… for the benefit of getting new ...

Mansfield Park

I actually finished Mansfield Park a while ago. I wait a little to let it stew, and then I forget about it. So, I finally read the novel. Mansfield ...

Hancock

My friends have been extremely supportive in me wanting to see this movie. First there was Katy: "Oh, you should see that. It looks ...

Oh my god. I just had a great idea of how to get rid of Superman. Put safety nets around the city of Metropolis. You cut out half his usefulness ...

Drunkenness and General Tomfoolery

Superman is not one to deal with a lot of evil. His specialties are natural disasters, instilling hope and patriotism, and the occasional fight with ...

The Sims

sheepgrl is really into Sims 2, and I secretly love to read the bios she puts up of her characters. All that talk eventually inspired me to play a ...

Two words, Bozo: HULK SMASH!

 I realized I never posted about the newest Hulk Movie. As far as the movie goes I can only say it is AWESOME, and way better than the last one. ...

How to hook up your computer to your tv to watch movies

Check beforehand: DO YOU HAVE AN S-VIDEO OUTLET? You need one in the back of your computer, and one in the back of your TV. Both appliances usually ...

Those Bronte bitches are intense with a capital IN

 Poss other title: Brontes Sisters: Frigid bitches and the men that are driven crazy by them. And I thought Anne would be the safe bet. You ...

Last Samuri

Yesterday was another day of stuffing, so… Last Samuri! I have to say I was pleasantly surprised with this movie. The fights scenes would ...

AI

Today I stuffed those plastic covers that go over sheets of paper and watch AI at work. I decided to use the rest of my free time at work to say ...

Green Wing

This may take a bit to explain. I download from this gated British television site. I was attracted to it mostly because it has all the older Austen ...

A Poem

A poem, called I Don’t Even Really Like You Anyway, AKA: Suspension of Disbelief Pretend that I wasn’t walking down this street Because ...

Supernova

 I’ve wanted to see this movie for a while now because my parents watch Boston Legal a lot, and I think about James Spader’s ...

I was just thinking about how I put all these restrictions on my new writing group that I am probably going to fail at and I wrote a ...

While I was walking home from Haystack Rock yesterday, I saw, no kidding, a BABY SEAL sleeping on the beach. There was yellow tape around a large ...

27 Dresses

Okay, so maybe I’m a girl after all. I wanted to see 27 dresses for a while. Yesterday, I did. And the verdict is–meh….*sheepish ...

Living is a pain in the ass.

I realized recently that what I really want to do is go back to Greece and live there. When I was making a list of what I wanted to do after ...

Lion in Winter

Tomorrow I’m graduating. The Lion in Winter is a terribly awesome movie. I just watched it again today. If you don’t know, it is about ...

And finally: a post about Jane Austen AND Batman

My thesis is on Emma, so I’ve been doing a lot of thinking about  the whole Emma/Mr. Knightley thing. They are 16 years apart and close ...

I KNEW IIT

The sorting hat says that I belong in Hufflepuff!     Said Hufflepuff, “I’ll teach the lot, and treat them just the ...

IM IN GREECE

I’m in Greece right now. The flight was technically fine but physically horrible. I didn’t sleep for about three days. I’m living ...

Honest-to-God-No-Frills Ultimate Update (with pictures!)

For the past year I’ve mentioned Batman and Pride and Prejudice. Now, on Live Journal, for a limited time, I will talk about what’s been ...

Because I always post P&P gushes here

I did it again. I took my final exam for Art of the Novel, and I kept on looking fondly at the Pride and Prejudice identification passages. I kept ...

Another thing about Batman and Superman

I actually do care about other stuff (slightly), but here’s a webcomic about the two thats really funny. ...

Unavoided Boasting.

Lyell Asher said that my conclusion to my last paper was “very nice.” He said that it could even be an example. I had to share that with ...

while I was writing, I made up a new girls name. Here it is: Calvine Sounds hot, doesn’t it? I think she has halitosis. Or maybe she’s a ...

Men that look good in leather man panties

I saw 300 for the second time a couple of nights ago. Wonderful, horrible movie. I love the fights scenes, I hate the girl. I hated everything that ...

This is an advertisement for one of the new lines of comics coming out this year. Seriously, Superman does this all the frickin time. There are so ...

My professor Lyell Asher doesn’t swear in class but says “GD” all the time. As in God Damn, which is cute. It took me a couple days ...

Take the Quiz here! I think maybe it’s because I picked Jennifer Ehle to play me. And I couldn’t resist picking a bitchy but nice and ...

Lesbian tendencies towards a 231 year old woman

I am right now writing an essay about Pride and Prejudice and though it is the most rewarding expercience in my English career, I have a problem: I ...

Pride and Prejudice FOR EVAH

I’m reading Pride and Prejudice for my english class, and I forgot how much i ABSOLUTELY ADORE THIS BOOK. God, it’s awesome. I ...

Masterpiece Crapola

I just watched the Masterpierce Jane Eyre that was on this Sunday. It is HORRIBLE. Just ridiculously bad. It’s odd that that all of the MOUNDs ...

HURRAY!

Hurrah! I am no longer dead! My AC Adapter for my laptop finally came in the male and now I not dead (without laptop=without life), in fact quite ...

Ramblings of the sleep deprived Wendy

As part of The Great Procrastination Project for finals coming up I’ve posted new stuff on my website. Go there and, if you do, sign my ...

I am OVERWHELMINGLY HAPPY

I would like to tell everyone that I am OVERWHELMINGLY happy. Why, might you ask? Cuz of this! Awesome Roommate McKenzie orderedit from Turkey ...

Since Christmas time is coming again, and they now show Polar Bear Express commercials all the time it makes me feel compelled to yell: TOM HANKS! ...

The Pain! It is exquisite!

McKenzie and I have this theory that since Superman is invulnerable he has a skewed idea of pain. The only pain he feels really is kryptonite ...

Oh my laurie i haven’t posted in so long

Don’t get the idea that i haven’t been with you all all along, because I check my livejournal every day… I just haven’t ...

My mom asked me if she should get me one of those kid cell phones that have a gps system in them and I told he she would be much saddened if she did. ...

I mourn the loss of the popsicle jokes. Popsicles don’t taste as good if there isn’t a joke on the stick to look forward to. Here are ...

The thing about Sentinals…

McKenzie and I have been kicking aroung this idea for about a year now. It makes a perfect livejoural post, but I haven’t posted it yet. ...

So, what’s been happening in my life?

*blink* *blink, blink* …That about covers it. Working. MUCH MORE IMPORTANTLY, Ive been finally trying to get through all the (batman, JL, dc) ...

The Melting Pot: A delicious racial fondue That’s what colbert said on the Colbert report on the Word (I love the Word!). I always thought the ...

You know you are in the throws of summer when…

Yesterday I spent a lot time lying on the floor, petting my dog and staring at the top of my sister’s horse curtains in her room, specifically ...

READ THIS CAREFULLY: important

I was looking at one of those ads on the side bar of a website and I read the words Wireless Bills Got You? which I mistakenly read as Wireless Bill ...

AH! My computer has decided to poop out again! It went from bad to worse and will not even let me into windows to at least back up my stuff! My ...

The women’s room at a Burger King in Portland that I visited had one of those CAUTION:WET stands up in the middle of the floor. Like right in ...

McKenzie, explaining why all the people in the Empire from Star Wars have British accents: “Because apparently in the future, the country of ...

BTW, I’m in a poetry writing class. So no, i didn’t write that sonnet out of the blue. I’m turning it in for a sonnet we were ...

This is a sonnet I wrote. Notice the almost perfect iambic pentameter (WOOT)

Relieved, I find your moon is out tonight. Through rusted bars it shines into my cell. Your outline darkened by synthetic light Reminds me of the ...

We are in love with this one channel on network TV. It is a religious channel. We learn sooooooo much from watching a little bit. One time we learned ...

You want to talk about gay batman?

These are taken out of real Batman comics, only slightly out of context

Camp friends: My friends here make fun of face in the middle. “How do you win?” they ask. “You don’t. It’s just to make ...

My college is swarmed with guys that are either gay or not gay but prone to man crushes. I swear to god. You know those boys that idolize their guy ...

Masquerade charity balls in Metropolis would be the worst idea ever. It would be a room full of people in Grocho Marx glasses freaking out at the ...

Name 5 of life’s simple pleasures (or guilty pleasures) that you like most, then pick 5 people to do the same. Try to be original and creative ...

:Are you serious? :Almost always. I was once called the single worst audience member of Circe de Soleil. :I can’t believe that. :Hey! I ...

Small children get away with so much. I was watching this one kid at our childrens’ mass. There was really nothing else to do since I ...

I have a slightly unfounded theory that Hufflepuff is really the House of the Fatties. Why do I say so? Exhibit A: Hufflepuff’s ...

Jared: My right arm is stronger than my left arm. I need to start masturbating with my left hand. Wendy: I hear its like a whole other person. Jared: ...

OMYGOD. In another week and a half I will be home free. Literally. By Wednesdayish I will be done with classes all together and home in Hermiston. I ...

After looking at after Thanksgiving sale ads I have unfounded lust for superfluous electronics. I want it all, (especially things really shiny ...

PORN

Whoa. LJ suddenly upgraded to something very foreign. Since I never go into it but to look at my friends page, I didn’t even notice that its ...

Her teeth are tolerable, I suppose, but only in the common way.

I just now watched the new Pride and Prejudice. My obervation: good. Better than expected. Having no hope for the emaciated Keira Knightly I have to ...

So there are two Justice League cartoons. There is Justice League and there is Justice League Unlimited. Justice League always has only Batman, ...

A lot of people make that mistake…

So in a Batman Beyond episode, Terry starts talking about Ra’s Al Guhl (the baddie Liam Neeson played in the movie) and he pronounces his name ...

I am really fucking sick of Kylee Minogue and Madonna

Now that our wonderful gay friend Jared (the one that I brought to college with me) is now living on his own, away from our friend cluster, meeting ...

ThreEVE $Texas You answered threve and you wagered Texas with a dollar sign. Oh, I want to kill you.

The festival de Batman was a huge success. We: Made cookies in the shape of the Batman insignia (both versions) Opened McKenzie’s package ...

I was on the corner wearing my leather, and this dude comes up to me… He was all like, “hey punk”

I was walking down to the art department at night, holding my exacto knife i forgot in my backpack in my hand, when I realized how completely badass ...

Ahhhhhhhh!!!!! Batman has arrived! I got it today! Thank you KATY!!! ….ahhh, it makes me so happy. Im not going to watch it yet though. ...

While Im suggesting websites today

Nobody’s here Styx and Janine, I think you two would like this place a lot. Interactive/poetic. Don’t forget to click on things and jump ...

Dinner at Applebee’s with White Supremasists

Fuck you, Im Batman.

Most usually I do not write about real life, but today was particularly pleasant that I must give it a shout out. I have a lot of homework. I had one ...

I have to do that meme thing where you put the first sentence of ten of you lj entries for no other reason than i am funny. Observe: 1. Gender ...

Someone was stupid enough to trail a long line of whitish milky liquid something from the top of the stairs of outer tamarack all the way to pac man ...

Gender Stereotypes make everything easier

In a Joker-Penguin episode triplet this really amazing thing happened. Every villian, (even most of the time Catwoman) has to for some reason have ...

Ohsweetlordmothermaryonakayak, I have found bliss, and thy name is Batman. Over the past month or so I have been witholding a large part of my soul ...

MYBIRTHDAYISINTWODAYS(andonehour)!!!!!!!!! BATMANCOMESOUTINTWENTYDAYS!!!!!IWILLGETITINTWENTYFOURDAYS!!!!! I dont know if I can wait that long… ...

Recently watch Because of Winne-Dixie, and boy was that an unsurpising mess. Boredom, absolute. Though I didn’t expect much more. I only ...

My Betta Fish is totally pissed at a pen right now. He’s been like trying to fight it for 5 minutes now at least. This is an extremely ...

Heeeeeeeeeeeeheeeeeeeeee

EEEEEP! I ordered the entire series of the 60’s batman and it arrived today! I can pick it up tomorrow!!!!!!! YAYYYYYYYYYYY!!!!!!! ...

Are there people who don’t read my entries because they are too long? I try to keep them short but I just have so much to say sometimes. Im ...

I cover my bruises with turtlenecks and oil of olay

I am totally in an abusive relationship. See the symptoms: I am emotionally dependent on my computer. It is my life, my salvation. My everything. I ...

I have had like the worst day ever. I got to bed at three finishing my graphic design project which looks shitty because my pen ran out of ink at ...

On Jan 23, I wrote in my live journal: “This is obviously dramatized for literary purposes.” Snark. My whole lif is dramatized for ...

ok I am having problems with downloading music. My peer 2 peer network is being blocked by a mysterious firewall. I realize that the college must ...

Yay! Yay! I have a couple more days of work! Yay! Then I go to Hermiston for a few days! Yay! I am excited about seeing Tammy (represent, sistah!) ...

The last few days have been a series of ups and downs. Day before yesterday: Boy seemingly ditched me for date #2, and more importantly, computer had ...

“I like my girls the way I like my peanut butter: extra chunky” snrk. Thought of that today. Happy Birthday Styx! Man, I was planning ...

The thing to do when you are masquerading as a human is to knock someone up. It’s even on the itinerary: 1. Arrive on Earth in hot male body 2. ...

Yesterday, I was helping a customer a the cash register and when he finished filling out his credit card invoice he asked if I wanted the top or ...

– Shag in bold. – Shag after a few drinks in italics. – Shag me not left alone. – Strike if I wouldn’t shag them for a ...

You know what I want to see right now?

Batman Begins. Again. I would be entertained. I would make fun of his weird face and pause when he’s shirtless. I would fast forward through ...

Oh my God, I’m such a dork

SHE TURNED ME INTO A NEWT!!!!! A newt…? Well, I got better.

This is something I actually said today: “DO NOT LICK MY HARRY POTTER BOOK!” (to dog) THERE WILL BE NO LICKING! LICKING IS PROHIBITED! ...

After the wonderful success of the latest Batman movie, Hollywood execs have decided to make this new twist of the caped crusader the beginning of ...

tee hee. On Queer as Folk season 2 episode 1 Mikey comes back from Oregon. He was living in Portland over the summer with his boyfriend. The rest of ...

King Arthur

Just watched that King Arthur movie with Clive Owen. These are my complaints: That they didn’t show more of that cool guy who had marks on his ...

A word on older actresses

One of the few older actresses out there who have managed to withstain a career after the age of thirty is Emma Thompson. In her prime, she appeared ...

More on the Matrix

(Im watching it right now by the way) Why is it all men in the real word are beefcakes? I can understand the idea behind it in the Matrix, but does ...

The Matrix

On the subject of their really cool clothes:  These Matrix people must have a lot of on their minds that have to do with nobility and such deep ...

Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Maps

(guitar: tinglalingtingalingtingaling tingalingtingaling) (drums) Pack up I’m straight Enough Oh, say, say, say Oh, say, say, say Oh, say, say, ...

I thought popularity contests ended in highschool. Yet, now, I am bombarded with so many thinly disguised electronic popularity contests: facebook, ...

ten points to anyone who knows what movie this is:

“A little sea bathing would set me up forever.”

good riddance to that fucking goat.

i was so tired of him.

12 fucking hours of sleep!              ….. I rock.

I am an elf, but not the cool kind. No, I am not some tall, thin, pale person with long, straight, silky hair and a questionable gender. I do not ...

My horoscope keeps calling me “dear Libra.” It’s very creepy. I’m like dude, I don’t think I know you well enough to be ...

Sheesh. This week has been the “find-your-friends-and-family-in-a-major-publication-type-form-of-fame” week. First I found my aunt was ...

Recently watched Constantine. I, myself, found it highly entertaining. I don’t care what anyone says, that movie is a comedy. Just watch Keanu ...

I am finally in a serious relationship. Someone has proposed to me and I have accepted. Guess where he did it. Just guess. Think of the nerdiest ...

There are some things that have a definite feeling of coupleness with them. Say, fitted sheets. Its definitely something you would do with a ...

Over the winter break I almost got addicted to this anime show on the cartoon network. It was all by mistake: it took some of the late night slots on ...

Okay, in the sports center, there is a bathroom I always use after I work out. Being a habitual person, I usually go for the same stall — the ...

i miss my computer. It makes me sad.

OH MY GOD

Dave Matthews is in a movie. Acting. OMG! True, it does look like a mediocre childrens movie, one of those dog movies that smack of Benji or My Dog ...

Think about it….

Graves stones are the garden gnomes of cemetaries.

Best last line in a movie: Fucking Chuck Norris. Dodgeball was good. Wouldn’t say great, but really entertaining at the time.

Oooh, I hate you all. I am so jealous. There you all are, eating mexican food and planting apple trees, apparently having a splendid time, while I am ...

I had this dream. It was very odd. It was kind of like a pseudo-Road Rules type competition except instead of 8 people traveling around in a van it ...

Belated Tribute to Peri

We sing it very quickly, with lots of cheering and happiness. Only after did I realize how sad the words are: Who knows when We’ll be all ...

Here is the interesting dilemma of eyeliner and mascara: You have two options: Smudge or Waterproof, or none. On one hand, you have the ...

*big squishy happy feeling* Im HooooommmmE!! (by home I mean college) Fills my heart with joy. Is it weird that I can only truly have alone time when ...

All the (interesting) first sentences from last year LJ entries: Alas, after many long weeks of peer pressure and general curiousity, I finally have ...

Got 3 hours of sleep last night. … *blink blink* …. Not quite up to speed. Bright side: now I have a MP3 player. Bought it for the low ...

Am caught tossing and turning because of major e-bay blunder. 2 more frickin hours to go All camp friends: Is there a second verse to “Bed is ...

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Holiday has finally past with the beginning of a new year. Feel very weird about them, like I have missed something. They all went by without a ...

Cold Mountainish

Just watched Cold Mountain. Knew he was gonna die. Just knew it. I knew it, you knew it, we all knew it, but that doesn’t mean we can’t ...

What does this mean anyway: “deepest sender”? It sounds kinky to me. Got, among other things, Sims 2. Is AMMMAAAAAZZZINGGG! Its so much ...

I am the Loung Queen. Everyday I wear the same thing: big shirt, sports bra, sweat pants. And everynight I change out of them into pajamas. My ...

Wrote this a couple days ago, very late at night.

Thought Elf could have had more to it. The best part about it was definitely him eating the cottonballs. That was funny.   Please answer me ...

Im at home now. Hermiston. Whoo hoo. I was really excited about going home until a couple nights ago when I realized I was going home to Hermiston. ...

FINALS ARE OVERRRRR!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Now all I have to do is finish two essays then HOME, HOME FREE!!!! YAAAAAAYYYYY! doo, doo, do be ...

Today was the day of bad fortune and death. First, I read this Sherman Alexie story about a guy that has a baseball sized tumor and was going to die. ...

The result of holing myself up in my room to do homework all weekend:

I made a discovery. Please, try this at home, kids: 1. Get a glass of water (or any other liquid) 2. Fill your mouth with it. 3. Try to swallow ...

I am determined to live through finals. Determined, I say. God. I am so busy with finals I barely have time to indulge my many obsessions. An Angel ...

I had a dream that I was hanging with Leonardo DiCaprio. He was wrongfully accused of murder and being chased by vampires. I was helping him get ...

Just watched the Punisher. Most women have a pretty low standard for romantic comedy movies. No matter how much it is designed for the masses, ...

You are a PIZZA! You ar the ultimate party food, and nothing shallstop you from having the best time EVER! Monkey? Pizza? Death? Oompa Loompa? ...

Ridiculous line #342

*Utter disbelief* He roped himself a couple sea turtles. Aaaaayy…. Sea turtles.

Possibly the coolest poem in da WOWRLD

Maybe Dats Your Pwoblem Too Jim Allen All my pwoblems, who knows, maybe evwybody’s pwoblems is due to da fact, due to the awful twuth dat I am ...

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As wonderful as it is to be a maniacal, sadistic old man, I was really hoping for Benjamin Franklin. Though I suppose he wasn’t really a world ...

I just thought of this really weird comparison. Harry Potter is a lot like W. Bush in the way that whenever in doubt, he always reverts back to one ...

Fish for hats! Fish for hats!

Today I only had one class, and in it we watched a movie. It was about the evolution of man, more specifically their coming out of Africa. Was very ...

As a blantant attempt of putting off my homework, I have started to watch Harry Potter 2. Am amazed by Harry’s deep capacity of acting skills. ...

Senseless freelance poetry: what you get when you have a poetry class at night.

Dont ask, but enjoy: Your rain spatters my dirty glasses, So I cannot see. I wish they had windshield wipers, Like cable powered street cars, Or ...

Must.. Stop.. Watching… Joan…. Ahhhh, but Luke is so hot. I want a geode. Fuckin A. Tommorrow, must reach for socialization of the human ...

Dude, somebody was watch Fifth Element just a minute ago. I could hear it through the window and I was like, I know those sirens, Ive heard those ...

You are a Dubliner. What’s your Inner European? brought to you by Quizilla I found out my locker is developing a stench. Its an art locker. Bad ...

I had a thought, but I lost it. Yet another symptom of sleep deprivation. That, and having to sound out deprivation.

One day I was laughing at the fact that there was an entire table with people with black rimmed glasses, and frizzy hair. I laughed until I realized ...

Just painted for three hours straight. Am so drained. Feel like I have just run a mental marathon. In leg braces. Today the Bone food was ...

Today: Bone (cafeteria’s nickname) drama Act one: Possibly the worst day at the Bone, and thats saying a lot. Instead having a stiffling small ...

Hee hee. Its been raining all day. Makes me so happy, makes me want to write a poem. Okay, here goes: blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah blah ...

October 2nd ROCKS

Eeeeeee! My birthday is in two days! I have this unwarrented childish little girl giddiness for it, makes me happy for no reason. With it though I ...

Im in a poetry class, and we are reading Ancient Greek poetry. Apparently, greeks are very horny people. V. amusing. But let my give you a piece of ...

Hee hee! I got new glasses. See heres a pretty picture, that I took myself, thank you very much. If you were wondering, yes those are Shrek ears. Got ...

Directed to only a few people, sorry. Most of you were mentioned anyway.

Happy Anniversary Styx! It keeps getting better. Well, not really since I never see you, but you know. Like a fine cheese, you get better with age. ...

Spending waaay too much time with computer nerds

Over the past couple days I have seen more internet movies/cartoons than I have in my entire life (though thats not saying much since Ive seen like 5 ...

If Plato wasnt dead already, I would kill the fuckin asshole. If not the politics and arrogance he writes with, or his eternal infatuation with ...

Da na na na na na na na BATMAAAN!

I bought posters! Tee hee! They are wonderful! There was a poster sale, and I went. I couldnt decide on which of the three I wanted to get, so I got ...

Hey. How YOU doin? Mmm-mm….

A little (scoff) ….. narralit (?) for all of you

Ahh. My acclimation into college is complete. I have made new friends, started my classes, bought my books, set up my room, and now to top it all ...

College College College

I am now officially a college kid. Family: Dwyer. Genus: Daughter. Scientific name: Collegius Childrius. Thats me. The first day, and really the ...

GAH

Gah! College is coming up so quickly. Tomorrow Tomorrow, tomorrow. Tomorrow I go. Start a new life, and all that shit. I have started worrying about ...

Heeeeee Heeeeeeeeeee

HeeeHeeHeeeHeeHeeeHeHeeeeHeHeeeHeeHeeeeeeeee I went skinny dipping. Or what others would most appropriate call chunky dunking. Last friday I did it. ...

Mmmm, Potter

On my night off, me, Rerun, and Ivy went to the Redmond Town Center. We walked around, did some unsuccessful purse shopping, had a cheap dinner at ...

Gah, sleep deprived

Night off. I just watched Dirty Dancing 2, Havana Nights, and is it was one of those delightfully bad movies, where the entire point of it is to make ...

Breaks

You dont know how wonderful breaks are at camp. Right before your 2 hour or night off or 24 hour break, you are at the end of your rope. You are this ...

Screechy recorders

I used to play the saxophone for 6 years. Now I have a crappy recorder, and I cant even play it right. I got a recorder from my tillie (kind of like ...

4 day

Was really excited about four day since for once in a month in a half I had time to do absolutely nothing. But now that it is almost over I feel once ...

Happy Curly Appreciation Day! (Yesterday)

Yesterday was Curly Appreciation Day. It was all official and everything, on the camp bulletin board it said so. It was brought about by my great ...

Camp free for 24 blessed hours!

Right now I am at Styx’s house, on my 24 hour break, or, as all the cool kids like to call, my “Two -Four”. This is a well deserved ...

Ass Adventures

Camp is great. This is my first week of having campers, and I love it. Oooh, funny story about my bodacious ass. You see, I have never gone kayaking ...

Camp and stinky

Ive had the strangest urge to wash all my dirty clothes. Im not really in immediate danger, but I really want to. Im thinking, Saturday, Saturday. My ...

For the past couple of days, an impending cloud of doom has been looming over us all at Camp River Ranch. It is Hell, and its name is Teepees. We are ...

Day 2: rubbing elbows with nerds

This is the 2nd day I have spent at Kit’s house and it still baffles me. On one of their computers there is this nifty high tech mouse. It ...

Joining the masses

Alas, after many long weeks of peer pressure and general curiousity, I finally have succumbed to the masses and made a live journal. For those ...