Archive for July, 2009

July Fic — sliding in *just* under the wire

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Just in the nick of time! With 11 minutes to spare, here’s my July fic: Title: Everyday Hero Author: marcicat Fandom: Greatest American Hero Rating: PG-13 (for… I don’t know, non-G-Rated themes?) Warnings: Well, it was the ’80s. Wordcount:10,300 The point was, he’d finally ended up in a situation that he couldn’t blame (entirely) on […]

July Reading Wrap-Up

Friday, July 31st, 2009

Number of Fics Read: 100 exactly — totally cool. Number of Fandoms: 12 (Fandom that made no sense having seen none of the background canon: Sarah Connor Chronicles. Fandom that made perfect sense having seen none of the background “canon:” American Idol. Although, if it’s based on a reality tv show, does living in reality […]

Hot. Hazy. Humid. Have some fics.

Wednesday, July 29th, 2009

The heat has me feeling all wilty. And lazy — more lazy than usual? Hard to say. Here’s some fics where the weather is also very hot. Merlin: Summer Country, by seperis “Can’t you do anything about this?” Arthur says finally, running a hand through sweat-slicked hair. due South: Somewhere Else to Be, by Kellie […]

Bring Your LOLCAT To Work Day!

Tuesday, July 28th, 2009

This is a… I was going to say fun, but I guess it really depends what level of excitement your job offers, and how much you enjoy twitting your coworkers. For me, the answers are 1) low, and 2) a lot, so the fun really never ends. See, I have this theory that *some* of […]

For Great Lols

Monday, July 27th, 2009

Things I did tonight: 1. “Worked” on my July fic. Wrote about 100 words, most of which ended up in the Author’s Note. Better luck tomorrow? 2. Watched “The Beast in Black” — the Greatest American Hero version of rageprufrock’s Bang. The look Holloway gives him is equal parts pity and frustration, and John gets […]

weekend update

Sunday, July 26th, 2009

Fic Wordcount: 8100 Section I’m Working On (out of 3): 3 What I’ve Mostly Been Doing Today Instead of Writing: reading fics recced by seperis Thing I’m Feeling Conflicted About Today: RPF about the STXI cast — it’s like eating frosting out of the container. It’s so delicious, but afterwards I feel vaguely guilty. Today […]

TV Double-Take

Saturday, July 25th, 2009

I was watching my latest Netflix dvd last night, cheerily lol-ing along, when all of a sudden I thought, “Wait… what?” Here was the sequence of events: Two guys are partners are close friends work together, and they’re driving somewhere together. The first guy (let’s call him Bill) has just been told he may lose […]

Weirdest Response to CoE I’ve Seen Yet…

Friday, July 24th, 2009

***If people are still trying to avoid SPOILERS FOR TORCHWOOD: CHILDREN OF EARTH, there’s some here. Just a heads up.*** Over at the Entertainment Weekly website, there’s an interview (posted today) with Russel T. Davies titled (I kid you not) ‘Torchwood’ boss to angry fans: Go watch ‘Supernatural.’ That’s really the title. But wait! It […]


Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

1. If a non-police officer flagger at a road work site waves you on, does that mean you’re supposed to run the stop sign? 2. If you’re using someone else’s credit card, are you supposed to sign your name, or their name?

Urban Dictionary

Thursday, July 23rd, 2009

I consider myself pretty average in terms of internet savvy. Of course, every time I’m online, I feel like everyone knows more than me. But offline, not so much — my coworkers wouldn’t know an “om nom” from a “cake or death” even if Edie Izzard walked in the door with a purring cat. Still, […]