Song Meme

Apr. 15th, 2009 04:43 pm
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Made my shuffle playlist, then cut out Christmas songs, and anything I have never actually listened to yet.  As I have way too much music, mainly complete albums of which I like one or two songs, I did this so I would at least know what the song was about, instead of hey, I think that's on the album of the song I fell in love with when I was 12.

The movie of my life -

Opening Credits: "Carry On My Wayward Song."  Apparently my life is a Supernatural Episode.

Waking Up: "Skid Row (Downtown) from the Little Shop of Horrors _Movie_ Soundtrack
    Still a Supernatural Episode.

First Day At School: Goodbye Alice in Wonderland by Jewel - huh.  I dunno.  Apparently my character was a rock star who is taking refuge in high school.

Falling In Love: Someone Else's Eyes - by Aretha Franklin - apparently, this isn't going to work out well for me.

Fight Song: Paranoid  by Black Sabbath - Nope not well at all.

Breaking Up: Superman (It's not Easy) -  my character is clearly very emo.

Prom: Waking Up Jedi - by Tom Smith - apparently filk has become way too common my playlist. 
                If I had woken up as a Sith jedi, I might have indeed gone to my prom.

Life: Out tonight from Rent - apparently I am a party animal.

Mental Breakdown: "Foolish Little Girl" by the Ronnettes - and apparently still emo.

Driving: He's a Rebel by Vikki Carr - I am beginning to think that my character was the point of view of the Paranoid song.

Flashback: White Rabbit from Jefferson Airplane - oh, year, drugs, bad breakups, fame, hey, scarlet_storm, I think this is Winter's playlist

Getting back together: Ballroom Blitz.  Clearly not meant to be, emo girl.

Wedding: The Boy is Mine by Brandy & Monica.  cheating on the wedding day. 

Birth of Child:  Headset by Avril Lavigne... - and having a kid makes her run away.

Final Battle: Living in Danger by Ace of Base - run right back to Hollywood I bet.

Death Scene: Desert Rose by Sting.  I got nothing

Funeral Song: Brand New Day by Dr. Horrible.  I am convinced she faked her own death.  And is using the funeral to know to get revenge on.

End Credits:  Sweet Dreams Are Made of These by Dr. Horrible.
    Yep, this is the story of the rise to villainhood.


I don't think this supposed to be my life.  Unless of course I was a former starlet with a drug and bad relationships problem.
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1. Bold the shows you watch/used to watch.
2. Italic the shows you've seen at least one episode of.
3.5 (Added by friend) Strike through shows you dislike.
3.7 Add a show you think should be on the list.
3. Post your answers.

50. Quantum Leap
49. Prison Break
48. Veronica Mars
47. Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
46. Sex & The City
45. Farscape

44. Cracker
43. Star Trek
42. Only Food and Horses
41. Band of Brothers
40. Life on Mars
39. Monty Python's Flying Circus
38. Curb Your Enthusiasm

37. Star Trek: The Next Generation
36. Father Ted
35. Alias

34. Frasier
33. CSI: Las Vegas

32. Babylon 5
31. Deadwood
30. Dexter
29. ER
28. Fawlty Towers
27. Six Feet Under
26. Red Dwarf
25. Futurama
24. Twin Peaks
23. The Office
22. The Shield
21. Angel
20. Blackadder
19. Scrubs
18. Arrested Development
17. South Park
16. Doctor Who
15. Heroes
14. Firefly

13. Battlestar Galactica
12. Family Guy
11. Seinfeld
10. Spaced
09. The X-Files
08. The Wire
07. Friends
06. 24
05. Lost
04. The West Wing

03. The Sopranos
02. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
01. The Simpsons

Meme

Sep. 26th, 2008 11:57 am
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From Seanan_McGuire

The stated rules:

A) People who have been tagged must write their answers on their blogs and replace any question that they dislike with a new question formulated by themselves.

B) Tag 8 people to do this quiz. These people must state who they were tagged by and cannot tag the person whom they were tagged by. Continue this game by sending it to other people.


If you are reading this, and haven't done this meme, and want to, consider yourself tagged.

***

1. What are your nicknames?

Nickname?  There isn't anything I don't object to that comes from my name.  My boss tried to give me one, but it failed miserably.  


2. Have you ever had a dream involving a celebrity?

Yes.  Strangely, the celebrity is never themselves, rarely their characters, and often a new character.  My brain is weird, yo. 

3. What was the last novel you loved?
to take Seanan's words -
Loved, having never read before: Gale Storm by Rachel Caine Loved, on a re-read (a common occurrence around these parts): No Humans Involved, by Kelley Armstrong.  I loves my women of the otherworld series.  
I can't read enough new books to keep my happy.  So, I must, perforce, re-read.

4. What is your favorite scent?

BPAL - Pinched with Four Aces  or Snow/Glass/Apples.

Pinched is "Colorado Maduro tobacco wrappers, cinnamon bark, coffee bean husk, and dry woods" 
    This should not smell good on me.  I hate tobacco, don't like coffee all that much, and well, cinnamon?  But it's smoky, sexy, wood and caramel.   It's my going out smell, and OMG, it smells so good on me.

Snow/Glass/Apple is snowy minty apple - a crisp green apple that is ice cold, tart and juicy on your lips, with just a hint, a very faint hint of crushed mint on the air.   It smells clean and fresh, and yet dark.  It's my daytime scent.

And both are limited editions, so when the bottles are gone, the perfume is forever gone.

5. If you had a million dollars that you could only spend on yourself, what would you do with it?

Pay off my debt,  get an apartment, furnish it, go back to school.  Oh, and fill up my library and CD rack with all the things I want and cannot have.  Oh, and feed my perfume habit.  And my candle habit.  And go to England/Scotland/Ireland for at least a month.

6. What is your theme song?

I honestly can't say, because my older portable hard drive crashed, and with it I lost my info on how often I played what.

But Seanan Mcguire's filk, the soundtracks to Wicked and Dr. Horrible, the music from Supernatural, the music I use as the soundtracks to my Avengers and my Secret Invasion marvel games - these are the soundtracks of my life.   I almost always have music on.  I can go days without food, I can't go days without music. 


7. Do you trust easily?

Yes.  In that I trust easily at the start - in the little things, in the little ways.
No.  In that I find it hard to trust that people really do like me, and so getting to the level of the kind of trust that good friends have, not so many.  I keep expecting the shoe to drop.

8. Do you generally think before you act, or act before you think?

What day is it?  How much sleep have I had, and how impatient am I?  I think about the big things, way too much.  But it only hurts me, and I think I can win the gamble, nah, not much thinking going on.

9. Is there anything that has made you unhappy these days?

Politics.  The Civil War Marvel story line.  The fact that I have run out of SG-1 to watch.  The fact that I missed Hellhound on My Trail.  People stuff.  

10. Do you have a good body-image?

Nope.  I weight way too mcuh.

11. Is being tagged fun?

IYes.

12. Can a preying mantis eat a mouse?

Of course it can. 
You know, it's illegal to kill them in Pennsyvlania.  And the buggers seem to know that, and you weren't really using that finger, right?
We had a garden.  The garden had preying mantis.  They can't really take your finger off, but oh, man, they try.  Hard.

13. What have you been seriously addicted to lately?

BPAL.  Starbucks lemonade ice tea, though I am missing the orange syrup.  New Filk.  NPR.  Teen Titans.  Chocolate, but that's not so much lately as always.

14. What kind of person do you think the person who tagged you is?

Awesome.  I wish I had her fearlessness.

15. What’s the last song that got stuck in your head?

Causes and Effects.

16. What’s your favorite item of clothing?

My black shawl.  Which is missing.  Shawls keep me warm.  I love shawls.  They are like cloaks, only people don' t look at you funny when you wear one.

17. Would you steal a Krispy Kreme donut from a baby?

Why would I want the Krispy Kreme?  Down with Krispy Kreme!  Bring back Dunkin' Donuts!

18. What would you do if you see saw $100 lying on the ground?

If I think I can find it's owner, I will try.  I lost my purse one day.  It was returned to me, and that was a miracle.  The person who lost the money might need it badly.  Miracles need to be repaid.

19. What items could you not go without during the day?

My ipod.  My portable hard drive.  My backpack.  My crocs.  Sadly, my inhaler.  And my glasses.  I am blind without them.

20. What should you be doing right now?

Working.
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"This is a list of the 50 most significant science fiction/fantasy novels, 1953-2002, according to the Science Fiction Book Club. Bold the ones you've read, strike-out the ones you hated, italicize those you started but never finished and put an asterisk beside the ones you loved."

1. The Lord of the Rings, J.R.R. Tolkien*
2. The Foundation Trilogy, Isaac Asimov
3. Dune, Frank Herbert
4. Stranger in a Strange Land, Robert A. Heinlein*
5. A Wizard of Earthsea, Ursula K. Le Guin*
6. Neuromancer, William Gibson

7. Childhood's End, Arthur C. Clarke
8. Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, Philip K. Dick
9. The Mists of Avalon, Marion Zimmer Bradley*
10. Fahrenheit 451, Ray Bradbury*

11. The Book of the New Sun, Gene Wolfe
12. A Canticle for Leibowitz, Walter M. Miller, Jr.
13. The Caves of Steel, Isaac Asimov
14. Children of the Atom, Wilmar Shiras*

15. Cities in Flight, James Blish
16. The Colour of Magic, Terry Pratchett
17. Dangerous Visions, edited by Harlan Ellison*
18. Deathbird Stories, Harlan Ellison
19. The Demolished Man, Alfred Bester
20. Dhalgren, Samuel R. Delany
21. Dragonflight, Anne McCaffrey*
22. Ender's Game, Orson Scott Card*
23. The First Chronicles of Thomas Covenant the Unbeliever, Stephen R. Donaldson
24. The Forever War, Joe Haldeman*
25. Gateway, Frederik Pohl
26. Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone, J.K. Rowling*
27. The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, Douglas Adams*
28. I Am Legend, Richard Matheson
29. Interview with the Vampire, Anne Rice
30. The Left Hand of Darkness, Ursula K. Le Guin*

31. Little, Big, John Crowley
32. Lord of Light, Roger Zelazny
33. The Man in the High Castle, Philip K. Dick
34. Mission of Gravity, Hal Clement
35. More Than Human, Theodore Sturgeon
36. The Rediscovery of Man, Cordwainer Smith
37. On the Beach, Nevil Shute
38. Rendezvous with Rama, Arthur C. Clarke
39. Ringworld, Larry Niven
40. Rogue Moon, Algis Budrys
41. The Silmarillion, J.R.R. Tolkien
42. Slaughterhouse-5, Kurt Vonnegut
43. Snow Crash, Neal Stephenson
44. Stand on Zanzibar, John Brunner
45. The Stars My Destination, Alfred Bester
46. Starship Troopers, Robert A. Heinlein*
47. Stormbringer, Michael Moorcock
48. The Sword of Shannara, Terry Brooks
49. Timescape, Gregory Benford
50. To Your Scattered Bodies Go, Philip Jose Farmer


Blah,  I would have put The Moon is a Harsh Mistress for Heinlein, or the darkover books for Marion Zimmer Bradley - those spawned the short story anthologies which spawned Sword and Sorceress anthologies - which spawned Mercedes Lackey, Jennifer Roberson, Elisabeth Lynn, and many, many more writers.  
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