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First Round of Yuletide Fic Recs

Snowed InRating: ExplicitFandom: OglafRelationship: Greir the Lesbian Mercenary/Snow Queen (Oglaf)This is my second year of requesting this pairing, and my second year of winning Yuletide. The author captured everything I love about the source material. She hits that sort of good-natured bullshit-calling voice that is so very, _very_ Oglaf! Her Grier is confident, competent, and… Continue reading First Round of Yuletide Fic Recs

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Hobbit Thoughts

On The Hobbit:Overall, I liked it. I'm not really much of a Tolkien fan, but I don't mind that this got lengthened and split into three movies. The Silmarillion, Lost/Unfinished Tales, and Appendices stuff isn't popular or well-known enough to ever get movies of their own, but they are the glue that holds The Hobbit… Continue reading Hobbit Thoughts

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Notes from the Teleidoplex: Slacker Edition

At some point, I bought into the fiction that I was lazy. A slacker. There are many sources for this (parents, teachers, boyfriends, society, a pervasive protestant work ethic that tells me my main value as a human being lies in my education/job/productive output), but it all really culminates in the soul-destroying phrase I heard… Continue reading Notes from the Teleidoplex: Slacker Edition

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Adventures in the Night Trade – Bubba Gump Edition

I love how our sleeping brains try to offer us plausible explanations for real-world intrusions into our REM cycles. Like how every time I get a midnight charley-horse, I dream I've been shot in the calf.Here's my brain's newest pitch. I swear, this guy should get a job in Hollywood.Me: ::sleeping:: What is that horrible smell?Sleeping… Continue reading Adventures in the Night Trade – Bubba Gump Edition