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I’ve been watching Transformers  Prime because robots in disguise! And I keep thinking of Jack as being a permanently de-aged Hal from the Green Lantern animated series (with adult memories intact or not, but he’s still Hal, even if he doesn’t know what that means) and/or mini-me clone as in Stargate: SG-1. 

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Main theme from Transformers Prime by Brian Tyler.

my-dick-is-a-metaphor:

*tony stark voice* steve rogers is a lobster pass it on

my-dick-is-a-metaphor:

*tony stark voice* steve rogers is a lobster pass it on

While watching the first Transformers movie again I realized what I want most is for Mikaela to team up with Maggie and Lennox and Epps to fight crime Decepticons as some kind of super awesome team. 

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Jun 9

I really like winnie the pooh, Can you draw winnie the pooh pleaseeeeee

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Jun 8

theandysar replied to your post “Just got back from seeing Edge of Tomorrow with my brother. o/ …”

These were my exactly. I loved the movie but hello? the book has so much more diversity :/

We could have had it all! 

I just wish that people behind movies - and television show and books and other types of media - would realize diversity isn’t a bad thing. That their audience wants to see more of it. :(

Jun 8

Just got back from seeing Edge of Tomorrow with my brother.

\o/

(Spoilers and rambling thoughts under the thingamabob.)

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Jun 7

supercomicgirl replied to your post “At work I now get to use a scanner that looks enough like a raygun…”

SET PHASERS TO KILL

Aye Aye Captain!

Jun 7

At work I now get to use a scanner that looks enough like a raygun that I can legitimately make “pew pew” sounds while waiting for computer to reboot.

Jun 4
*wants desperately*

*wants desperately*

Jun 4

supercomicgirl:

tabithian:


Lois McMaster Bujold is one of my top authors too! Warrior’s Apprentice and Vor Game were the ones I read again and again. I just. So many feels for that whole series.

Hahaha, reading twins powers activate?

Oh, P.N. Elrod’s books are great! The main character just sort of falls into being a private investigator when he tries to solve his own murder and then things get interesting? I don’t know, it’s just fun, and Escott is the best. (The ladies in the books are pretty awesome too.)

There are actually Dirk Pitt movies out! The 1980 version of Raise the Titanic, and Sahara in 2005 with Matthew McConaughey, but the books are better! ;D

YES. Russian werewolf spy! I read that book many times. So fun. (I hope the movie is good!)

*furiously scribbles down names*

Those all sound so good! I’m building up a stack of e-books to rival the real books I have all over the place. /o\

I have been searching through Google hoping to come across some of the books I read a while ago but can only remember bits and pieces of and it’s a bit maddening because they were mostly used bookstore finds no one seems to have heard of.

But!

I did find The Stainless Steel Rat series by Harry Turtledove, which I recall being great. (He’s also written a fair amount of alternative history books/series that I always meant to read.)

Oh! And the Temeraire books, although I’m behind on those and need to catch up at some point.

Books!  \o/

Heh. If I ever need to laugh about something, I just have to think about Ivan or butterbugs or the entirety of Beta colony or the cat blanket that tried to smother Miles and I start giggling insanely. (and I don’t think about the sad things, I DON’T I DON’T I DON’T)

Yeah. P.N. Elrond sounds right up my alley. It’s been hard to find decent urban fantasy lately. It’s like everything that is coming out is exactly the same thing. So yeah! A good one. (you realize you are enabling me to spend every available minute doing nothing but reading don’t you? - not that that is hard XD)

Aren’t ebooks wonderful though? It has made that stack of books by my bed, by the couch, in the bathroom and at the kitchen table that much smaller. Instead there is now a kindle that never leaves my hand. But it’s smaller.

I have The Stainless Steel Rat! I just haven’t read it yet… so. I should get on that X) And I have read the Temeraire books, too! At least I read the first two or three books and loved them. One of my friends told me that the later books aren’t nearly as good though so I’m kind of hesitant to continue.

I hate when I can’t remember a book! I don’t know if this helps, but have you tried the livejournal group What Was That Book? I have only used it once and no one knew the book, BUT I’ve helped several people on it before and it’s very active.

Oh, God, Ivan! I really grew to love him over the course of the series. I can’t even begin to explain how disappointed I am that those blankets don’t exist, although that’s probably for the best, really! ;)

Oooh! Her Jonathan Jonathan Barrett - Gentleman Vampire takes place around the Revolutionary War and crosses over into her Vampire Files series! ! Feels! (Yes, yes, my dark plan is working! *cackles maniacally*)

I love them, even if they do make it harder for me to be a ~producutive member of society. Pfft.

It’s worse than trying to track down a song you heard somewhere based on a tiny snippet of the lyrics! I haven’t heard of that group, but I’ll be sure to look it up. Maybe they can help me find this series I’ve been looking for for forever, thanks for telling me about them. :D  

Jun 4

I’m watching Scooby-Doo Mystery Incorporated! because my nieces told me I had to? And I’m feeling a wee bit ~scandalized with the things these kids are saying! (What with their MTV and the video games. Not to mention the rap music.)

:O!

Seriously though, I am impressed with what they’re getting past the network. Well done, friends, well done. 

supercomicgirl:

tabithian:

supercomicgirl replied to your post “supercomicgirl replied to your post: supercomicgirl replied to your…”

Normally when I talk to people who read, they only know the of the the latest bestsellers and never the older random series/authors. You are amazing. So rec me too! What are you fav books/authors?

Aww, thank you! I started exchanging books with a co-worker and have been digging through my bookshelves and realizing I need to reread old favorites. 

Oh, wow. Hmm. These are just the ones I can think of off the top of my head, so here goes!

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Lois McMaster Bujold. Dude. Fist bump. I have no idea how many times I’ve reread Warrior’s Apprentice and Civil Campaign. Top sci-fi author definitely for me.

I haven’t read a Mercedes Lackey book in years, but I used to be insane about her Valdemar books.

Haha, wow. I’m going through your list and I’m just like, ‘read that, read that, read that one too’. Except maybe not P.N. Elrond? The name sounds so familiar and the summary is a may or may not have read deal for me. I don’t know. I have read too many books.

I have never even heard of Dirk Pitt or The Wolf’s Hour so I’m definitely checking those out (you had me at WW2 Russian werewolf. That is probably one of the coolest ideas ever)

Ok, ok ok. I’m gonna give you a few more to recommend because, YEAH BOOKS and I seriously can not shut up about them.

If you can dig a dark fantasy that can be depressing as all hell, but so SO good, then one of the top five books of all time for me is Robin Hobb’s Farseer Trilogy.

The Grey Horse by R.A. MacAvoy. The main character is the horse who, when the guy who finds him tries to geld him, turns out to be a fairy shape shifter. I try to explain this book to people and I’m like, it’s a fantasy romance. Kind of? It’s more like the weird courting rituals of a horse fairy that does not understand humans and the humans who have to witness it.

Anything by Patricia Briggs and Jim Butcher. Emma Bull as well. She writes basically everything but in particular her urban fantasy War for the Oaks, her post apocalyptic scifi Bone Dance and her western fantasy Territory.

And for a straight up scifi (space opera), try Warchild by Karin Lowachee. It’s dark. Very dark. And the first chapter is in second person POV (for a reason that I think is cleverly thought out but still annoying) But still, it’s a book that ate away at my brain for months after reading it.

And speaking of scifi, have you read the Ship Who Sang by Anne McCaffrey? I always assume people have read this. I don’t know why. But it’s like one of those things were I find out someone hasn’t and it pulls me up short and I’m like, WHAT. It’s a classic. CLASSIC.

I need to stop or I will keep listing things D:

Lois McMaster Bujold is one of my top authors too! Warrior’s Apprentice and Vor Game were the ones I read again and again. I just. So many feels for that whole series.

Hahaha, reading twins powers activate?

Oh, P.N. Elrod’s books are great! The main character just sort of falls into being a private investigator when he tries to solve his own murder and then things get interesting? I don’t know, it’s just fun, and Escott is the best. (The ladies in the books are pretty awesome too.)

There are actually Dirk Pitt movies out! The 1980 version of Raise the Titanic, and Sahara in 2005 with Matthew McConaughey, but the books are better! ;D

YES. Russian werewolf spy! I read that book many times. So fun. (I hope the movie is good!)

*furiously scribbles down names*

Those all sound so good! I’m building up a stack of e-books to rival the real books I have all over the place. /o\

I have been searching through Google hoping to come across some of the books I read a while ago but can only remember bits and pieces of and it’s a bit maddening because they were mostly used bookstore finds no one seems to have heard of.

But!

I did find The Stainless Steel Rat series by Harry Turtledove, which I recall being great. (He’s also written a fair amount of alternative history books/series that I always meant to read.)

Oh! And the Temeraire books, although I’m behind on those and need to catch up at some point.

Books!  \o/