Archive for May, 2009

May Reading Wrap-Up

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

Number of fics: 140 (as of “Rescue”) (Number of fics unlisted, but saved to my stxi_kink meme folder: 89 [yikes!]) Fandom Winner of the Month: Star Trek! (Now there’s an idea — forget the whole “reboot” vs “XI” vs “nuTrek” thing, let’s just put an exclamation after it if it has to do with the […]

Star Trek fics

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

Let me be the latest to rec these Star Trek (reboot) fics — very funny, fun to read, would love to read more. cut and fucking paste, by crimsonclad (basically, it’s the “mindmeld showed Kirk that the other Kirk and Spock were in love, and now he’s not sure what to do with all these […]

May fic post: Well, it’s done.

Friday, May 29th, 2009

I really, really hope that one day I will look back on this story and say, “My writing now is *so* much better than this!” For now, I’ll stick with these handy writing “strategies”: Strategy 1: Titles and section headings that are completely random and/or incomprehensible are preferentially selected. This gives readers an opportunity to […]

TGIF vid links

Friday, May 29th, 2009

Circus An ST XI vid made by butterfly, set to Britney Spears’ “Circus.” Available for download or streaming online (imeem). All about Kirk and his bad self. Also, awesome. And funny. And awesome. Total Eclipse of the Heart (Literal Video Version) (on YouTube, made by dascottjr) Oh, Internet. How are you so awesome? This was […]


Thursday, May 28th, 2009

Dinner tonight: eggplant. (Family’s trying to go vegetarian. Eggplants are funny looking!) Word-association fic: Eggplant, by astolat (Smallville, Lex/Clark) (PS: Can you tell I’m trying to post a lot this week to make up for not posting over the weekend?)


Thursday, May 28th, 2009

*and other random notes 1. Okay, apparently my dentist appointment is *tomorrow* at nine. Not today, when I have the day off. And wrote it down for. And was all mentally prepared for. No, tomorrow, when I’ll have to go to work after. Gah. 2. The prospect of a mid-week day off seemed a lot […]

The Confusing Thing About Merlin

Wednesday, May 27th, 2009

(aka how I fail at tagging) The whole Merlin fanfic situation is confusing me. Okay, that’s not true. In fact, I hadn’t even noticed the potential for confusion until today, when I was putting this fic: Of Mice and Flats, by anevivi on my May list of “fics I’ve read in May,” and I couldn’t […]


Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

Have now seen S1 eps 1-4 (The Man Trap through The Naked Time). The official stats: 1/4 eps: kinda strangely cute weeping scene; mention of Delta Vega 2/4 eps: singing of songs; lolarious fight scenes 3/4 eps: Kirk manages to get his shirt off (or at least ripped in a manly fashion). 4/4 eps: science!fail, […]

Memorial Day Weekend Update

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

#1 activity: sleeping/napping #2 activity: not working #3 activity: fretting about the cat #4 activity: attempting to watch ST: TOS eps streaming on my computer* *This turned out to be way harder than I thought it would be, but I *think* I finally figured it out. First, Netflix has all of the S1 eps commercial […]

This is from… okay, wow — last *Thursday*

Tuesday, May 26th, 2009

There’s not much that makes me feel less productive than spending two hours watching So You Think You Can Dance and reading American Idol RPF. Doesn’t mean it’s not fun, though! In case you, too, want to feel unproductive and yet strangely hooked into current cultural phenomena, SYTYCD is on Thursdays (and Wednesdays too, I […]