snarklyboojum: (*flaily robot arms*)
Holy god but does this look wicked awesome! Color me officially excited for the sequel. All my favorites are back, and Heath Ledger as the Joker? Can have my freaky deformed babies any time. Er. Strike that. Reverse it. And according to imdb, Harvey Dent makes an appearance.

*squees in geekish joy*

And in other news? I love IcyHot. Through its judicious application and plenty of ibuprofen I'm slightly more human today than yesterday. In fact, I was loose enough to do a little dance in my chair when this song came on. Of course, when I get out of the chair it's going to be another story altogether...
snarklyboojum: (pink lizards for peace)
Behold! During the recent Zombie Apocalypse, my long-neglected livejournal account sprang forth and bit me on the ass. Consequently I spent the day roaming the neighborhood with the monitor cheerfully gnawing at my derriere, mumbling about boykissing and trying to squeeze things into 100 pixel boxes. Sometimes it even worked.

Great googly, it's been over a month since I last posted. I'm not sure what's worse: the time lapse or the fact that there's not a whole lot to say. Things continue on as they have recently, which I'm of two minds about. Life hasn't necessarily gotten better, but it hasn't gotten worse, either.

Some fannish and internet related things, in brief:

- In belated response to "deletegate 07" I will say this: I came to lj because my old roommate, [ profile] disi, had been an extensive user for years. Pretty much the whole dorm had an lj at one point or another, and it was an interesting take on things happening in my immediate area. Then I found a few members of the BtVS fandom online, and have been hooked ever since. It's now many years later and most of the dorm has moved on, but I've stayed for the fandom and will continue to do so. I'll go where fandom goes, though it would be a bitch to move from lj and above all I really do enjoy it. Needless to say I'm glad it all worked out eventually.

- I'm mildly excited for the last Harry Potter book. I should probably reserve a copy, but I just can't be arsed (and it's not like they're gonna run out). My one prediction? Someone is going to lose an eye. Most probably Ron or Neville. Just you wait and see if they don't. I'm a lot more excited about the latest movie's upcoming premiere, and hope to hell they didn't screw up. In my opinion the best of the bunch was PoA, so anything like that or better would be great.

- I've said before that what I most look forward to after new HP stuff is the fanfiction and invariable Lego sets. I have high hopes for the fanfic, but so far Lego has been a profound disappointment. They've only released the castle so far, and it looks just like the first lame one from PS. Hopefully they're just keeping the majority of the series underwraps until the movie's released and haven't ignored the cool stuff. In other words, I want my mini-Veil and Grimmauld Place, and I want them now!

- Mom and I have finally discovered Etsy, and are beside ourselves with joy. I've already picked this up, and am completely smitten with it. I also sucked it up and bought a purse, since my old one was literally falling apart at the seams and this was the only one I even remotely liked anywhere.

Oof. There's more later, but I have to get the monitor to the vet to fix his little "biting problem". I hope this doesn't crush his spirit; PC's are always in the doldrums as it is these days.
snarklyboojum: (baby it's cold outside)
Oh my god, I love youtube. You'll never guess what I found there tonight. Mom and I watch this every Christmas we can find the old vhs tape, and I was a little bummed this year because our vcr finally broke down. *ahem*

Before the Muppets brought Ebenezer down a peg, even before John Lithgow suckered poor Patch into making magic candy, this, my friends, this was the best Christmas special EVER. That's right. Charlie Brown and Linus can kiss my pasty white bum.

I present: A Claymation Christmas Carol, thanks to the crazy people at youtube! Selected clips behind the cut, including harmonic camels, ice skating penguins, and the California Raisins. Those born after 1987 owe it to history to click. )


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