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But at least I'll mostly put it behind a cut...

The BBC believes most people will have read only 6 of the 100 books listed here. Bold those books you've read in their entirety, italicize the ones you started but didn't finish or read an excerpt.

Read more... )

SCORE: 31/100 books read and 29/100 started or read excerpts. I should finish more books...
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Yeah, overdo for one of these....

1) Awesome headline. Had tip to [livejournal.com profile] bart_calendar.



2) Hat tip to [livejournal.com profile] bewize.



3) My favorite "It Gets Better" video to date. Hat tip to [livejournal.com profile] amenquohi.



4) "Can you help me get published?" Hat tip to [livejournal.com profile] just_the_ash.



5) A very bored adult writes child-style letters to various famous people. And gets responses. Hat tip to [livejournal.com profile] amenquohi.

http://www.boingboing.net/2010/03/10/little-billys-letter.html

6) Mom writes an open letter to bigots. A lot of people probably saw this around Halloween.

7) As HIV babies come of age, problems linger.

8) Transgender athlete gets to play NCAA basketball.

9) Hand job? Hat tip to [livejournal.com profile] apocalypticbob.



10) The most over-used line in cinema. Hat tip to [livejournal.com profile] rm.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/video/video_3529.html?1289575164

11) John Barrowman is validated. Hat tip to [livejournal.com profile] rowangolightly.



12) T-shirt war! Hat tip to [livejournal.com profile] horosha.



13) This is how people get stabbed.



14) Poking fun at TSA. Hat tip to [livejournal.com profile] gmdreia.



15) Literal video for "Love is a Battlefield." Hat tip to [livejournal.com profile] amenquohi.



16) Poking more fun at TSA.

17) What any sane person's reaction to The Giving Tree *should* be. Hat tip to [livejournal.com profile] xiphias.



18) Been a minute since I saw this, but I still love it. Hat tip to [livejournal.com profile] wordsofastory.



19) Happy Hannukah!

aargh

Aug. 25th, 2009 05:23 pm
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Hey [livejournal.com profile] darkprism?

YOU SUCK.

Not really, but you did suggest that I read The Crimson Petal and the White, which I did.

Loved the plot, loved the character detail...

and then the ending leaves you hanging.

Boo. Boo. Boo.
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was Dogville. Very long, and very different. I loved it, although it's definitely a difficult movie to love. This is not a happy movie, but I would highly recommend it, if you haven't seen it. Feel free to discuss in the comments.

Also, finished reading The Anubis Gates. Starting on Tori Amos: Piece by Piece.
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Foreign stuff today. Water Lilies and La Vie En Rose.

Also, finished reading Seven From the Stars (which was stupid), and started reading The Anubis Gates.

whaffuck?

May. 3rd, 2009 03:11 am
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Re: Waking Life.

weird. very very weird.

sorry Ross, not sure it was my thing. I dig philosophy, but too disjointed.

also, on the book front, I finished Folly. Think I will do Seven From the Stars next.
supremegoddessofall: (books)
Finished Kushiel's Mercy. Starting Folly.
supremegoddessofall: (books)
Finished Blood Bound. Starting Iron Kissed.
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watched Sick (*not* for the faint of heart).

started reading Blood Bound.
supremegoddessofall: (Default)
Finished White Witch, Black Curse. Probably going to do some Patricia Briggs next.

Watched Let's Go To Prison.
supremegoddessofall: (books)
Finished For a Few Demons More. Starting The Outlaw Demon Wails.

Watched Juno (good) and Pollack (boring as hell).
supremegoddessofall: (books)
Finished A Fistful of Charms.

Started For a Few Demons More.

If you haven't read Kim Harrison's books, you need to.

That is all.
supremegoddessofall: (books)
Finished Every Which Way But Dead.

Started A Fistful of Charms.
supremegoddessofall: (reading)
Finished Bedside Manners.

Started Every Which Way But Dead.
supremegoddessofall: (books)
Finished I Know This Much Is True. I really enjoyed it. Liked it even better than She's Come Undone. Very nice character development, great interpersonal dynamics. The last 2 chapters or so had me crying.

Watched Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. Can I just say how much I love Johnny Depp? He definitely deserved the Oscar nomination.
supremegoddessofall: (books)
Finished Moon Called. 'Twas very good - thank you [livejournal.com profile] joyce!

Started I Know This Much is True (Wally Lamb).
supremegoddessofall: (books)
Finished reading Incidental Findings.

Working on Moon Called (the first Mercy Thompson novel - Patricia Briggs).

Watching An Inconvenient Truth.
supremegoddessofall: (reading)
Finished New Moon.

Working on Incidental Findings.
supremegoddessofall: (reading)
Finished reading Rumspringa: To Be Or Not To Be Amish. Very interesting.

Currently working on the second Twilight book.
supremegoddessofall: (reading)
Books recently accomplished:

Twilight - Not as bad as I was expecting.

Mary Queen of Scotland and the Isles: A Novel, by Margaret George - Very interesting historical fiction about *gasp* Mary Queen of Scots. Rather long and overly detailed in places, but a good read, and I'll probably check out some of George's other historical fictions at some point.

Dead Witch Walking, by Kim Harrison - I love pulpy "monster-based" alternate realities. Great world with witches, vampires, werewolves, fairies, etc. This is what the Anita Blake novels originally looked like before Laurell K. Hamilton became obsessed with furry porn. I'll definitely be reading more of these and will actually be starting book 2 of the series next.

Movies recently accomplished since the last time I posted about them:

The Producers - Funny as hell, but a bit overdone in places. I swear, Matthew Broderick does not age. Definitely good for a laugh, but I don't know that I would consider it a classic.

Jesus Camp - Like I needed something to remind myself that Evangelicals are scary as fuck. You should watch it, though, on the principle of "know the enemy."

Spellbound - About the Scripps National Spelling Bee. They follow 8 kids through the process. Very nice, I enjoyed it a lot.

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