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Is it safe to love yet?

Ahahahahaha. Aha. Heh. Um... Okay, so the Post That Took Over Life (or PTTOL) gave me a new strength in my hands, and now I can bend metal. Man, I haven't typed that much since that day of taking minutes for the Hyperactive Freetalkers with Tourettes and Cocaine Addiction seminar. (rimshot) Only two real dissenters, and they basically missed the point entirely. I wasn't saying people can't have OPINIONS. I was saying their opinions were WRONG. Hahahaha. Kidding! I was civil to both, and backspaced over "how do you walk with balls that big, do you have a special chair or something?" because that wasn't NICE. ([eta] make that three people, now.)

Quick heads up to all the lovely people from yesterday that added me to their flist: thank you! Now here's your chance to flee. I'm... Well, I typically a LOT cruder than I was yesterday. I just know how to clean up, is all. I take NO OFFENSE to being "defriended" and consider your flist your READING list. You just take care of your business with no worries from me. Examples: this is who I am (bio). Oh, and this, too. Sometimes I'm this. I'm almost always this, or at least I try to be. If you're standing back in horror now, go ahead and unclick that ticky box. :)

So the post I MEANT to make yesterday was to link up to all the awesome fics that people wrote for my birthday, because how cool is that?! *slides a dollar across the table* So I'm only a day late.


Just an embarrassment of riches! Thanks, guys! (If I missed anything, it's because my brain is mush.)

In other news, I still continue to be bugged that Angela can REALLY REALLY sew on Project Runway. She bugs me as a person, but dammit. The girl has skills. And MICHAEL!! Whuh whuh! The man is too good. What did he say earlier in the show? "I'm no Captain Ho-Saver?" Hahaha. He's awesome. ALSO, due to a great person on my flist, I got my hands on the pilot of Heroes and I am SO INCREDIBLY EXCITED for that show, OH MY GOD. So. It hooked me from the very beginning. Run down premise: due to simple genetics, man is evolving into something more. It's happening in fits and spurts, as evolution always seems to. They totally give X-Men shout outs, for those looking askance. But it's NOT the X-Men Redeaux.

#1, Kudos to NBC for having two of the lead characters be Asian and Eastern Indian, and treat them with respect. The Japanese guy is hilarious, I will say. Funny, TOTALLY into comic books, so he's much more aware of the potential that he's a hero. And his name? Hiro. Heee! (They make it subtle.) The young Texan girl with an AMAZING power is so good. You ache for her. She is just beside herself, trying to understand what is happening to her. What I'm assuming is the main character, a younger brother who is a medic, has a very Clark Kent vibe, and I was instantly bored. Hahaha. BUT. It's mostly the actor they chose - there's something about his lip that bugs me. (I"m weird.) And it's very idol-worship of HIS big brother (and whoa - tone down the sexual tension there, NBC. Or don't. Amp it up, actually. Hahaha.) The Ali Larter character is a weird one. We don't know what her power is - just that it's DARK. I'm totally ready to watch the next ep to find out. Two MAJOR twists in the end, I won't give them away because it will SERIOUSLY impair your enjoyment. I don't know if I'm an idiot for not seeing them coming, or if they just really did a great job of juggling all the balls so I didn't see the twist coming. So. Thumbs WAAAY up from me. Starts in September.

I meant to do this whole summary of yesterday like I did with the fandom kerfuffles, but I'm lazy. So. Off for a jog! Have a great day!

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witchofthedogs
Aug. 10th, 2006 01:28 pm (UTC)
*laughing*

Believe me, you are so totally someone I'd love to have on my flist... And I think your fandom taste is excellent.
stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 01:30 pm (UTC)
Hahahaha. Okaaaaay. You've been warned! *g*
thebratqueen
Aug. 10th, 2006 01:38 pm (UTC)
It was "Captain Save-a-Ho" and Michael is love, LOVE I tell you.

So is Heroes. I can't wait for this to start airing.
stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 01:40 pm (UTC)
SAVE A HO!!!! Ahahaha. I elle, oh elle'd at that. I LOVE him. He loves WOMEN and all their curves. So unusual for a designer. Heh.

Man, Heroes sucked me IN. I'm trying to get my hands on 30 Rock, Tina Fey's new sitcom. I have faith in her!
slackerace
Aug. 10th, 2006 01:41 pm (UTC)
Dude, the lack of clutter in your mailbox today is so going to harsh your buzz. I was seriously impressed with the number of comments you garnered.

As for opinions, they are like ass holes, we all have one. But, when you proceed to use your company's resources to blanket the inboxes of insane liberal bitches from Texas who just want to garden thankyouverymuch grey haired old ladies who just want to plant tomatoes with your very personal so-far-right-it's-in-China opinions, then you are just begging for "feedback."

p.s. I &hearts you!
stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 01:50 pm (UTC)
If by "harshing my buzz" you mean, allow me to finish writing this fairy tale fic I've been working on for weeks, then YES. Hahahah!

And heeeeeeeee!! Dude, I found my SECOND grey hair the other day. Woe. :) I ♥ you, too!! (omg, it was SO GOOD.)
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stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 01:52 pm (UTC)
ARE YOU FEELING BETTER, BABY??? (And did you see you joined in the meta-fic fest in Sue's story? heee!)

When it's hot like it is now, about 3.5 - 4 miles. When it's nice out, 6. Any more and my knees give out. Yay, arthritis!
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stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 02:06 pm (UTC)
(rimshot!) Hahahaha. Oompa Loompa shout outs are always gonna be funny to me. I'm going this weekend!! If you're not #1, you're last! I'm gonna be on you like a spider monkey!

HEROES: new hour drama on NBC, starting in September. Made of kick-ass. Possibly a little whoop-ass as a chaser.

I'm glad you're in a good mood! I'm waiting for my breakfast to settle so I can pound the pavement, wooot!
wolfling
Aug. 10th, 2006 02:00 pm (UTC)
And it's very idol-worship of HIS big brother (and whoa - tone down the sexual tension there, NBC. Or don't. Amp it up, actually. Hahaha.

Oh yes. My first thought after I watched the pilot (well second as my first was "Whoa! I need to see more of this!") was something along the lines of "Oh yes, give me another pair of slashy brothers to watch. Because I'm not going to hell fast enough with SPN...."

I didn't see the twists at the end coming either so it's not just you. Of course that could just me we're both idiots... ;)
stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 02:08 pm (UTC)
Oh, GOOD! (Sometimes I'm bad about solving "mysteries." Like, maybe that Jame Gumb and Hannibal Lector can help Clarice find Buffalo Bill! hahaha, okay, I'm not THAT dumb.)

It was SUCH a great show, right?? And that's the pilot! Can't wait for the show to get started! (The chick that likes the medic bro and has the drugged out BF kinda bugs, tho. Just me?)
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stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 02:09 pm (UTC)
DAMMIT. You people and your deleted posts! Look up for your response.

Heh.
southernbangel
Aug. 10th, 2006 02:32 pm (UTC)
MICHAEL! I am SO EXCITED Michael won! I howled when he saw his icon was "Pam MOTHERFUCKING Grier!" Okay, hot pants are SO not for me but I loved the top and the color was absolutely gorgeous!

I'm still torn about Angela. On one hand, I do not like her AT ALL, but on the other, she's impressed the last two weeks. WHAT IS WRONG WITH THIS PICTURE?!?!

*smooches* Have a fantabulous day, penis weasel!
stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 02:55 pm (UTC)
I KNOW. I do not want to like her, either. HOWEVER. That dress last night was FLAWLESS. The Ohio girl can SEW. (The ruffles on the bottom? CUTE. And that fabric was the PERFECT choice to add structure, without her having to sew in boning, or corsetted supports.)

MICHAEL. And I want to say dink-n-flicka, but that's the WRONG Michael. Captain Save-a-ho. Hahahahaha!!

You have a good one, too, cock drapes!!
psychoadept
Aug. 10th, 2006 02:46 pm (UTC)
Total respect on not doing the summary thing again, if it would cause hard feelings, but your fandom keruffle summaries are still the funniest shit ever...
stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 02:53 pm (UTC)
Heh. (I changed that paragraph up there, as I don't want to seem inflammatory or anything...) And thanks.

Um... I may just have to rethink it. Or re-tool the format. Because I can't stop thinking of how to do it. :D
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lettered
Aug. 10th, 2006 03:24 pm (UTC)
I can't WAIT for that show, Heroes. Right up my alley.

When you think about it, up my alley is kinda skanky.

JollyGreenGiant porn! *defriends*
stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 03:41 pm (UTC)
OH EM GEE, stop othering my product placement porn!

*STONEY SMASH*

And I like that you're kinda skanky. *eyes you inappropriately*
margarks
Aug. 10th, 2006 03:26 pm (UTC)
I love Michael. He's my favorite on that show. I loved the outfit he made, and hee his face when what's his name was all - "i hate hot pants!" then reluctantly "but they're back in." lol. And then his little dance when he won! He so deserved to be in that ad :)

I really dislike Jeff (or however you spell his name). That whole quacking complete went on too long. One or two quacks, ok. But jeez!

And wow, that show sounds excellent! I will definitely try to catch it this fall. Thanks for the rundown :)
stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 03:40 pm (UTC)
Ahahahaha! RIGHT, RIGHT!! The quacking went on FAR too long. And while I do think Madooky would have worn that outfit (maybe eight years ago?) he is not my fave. Not even close. Michael makes me SO HAPPY. (And seriously, I mostly love that he loves women and curves and making them look beautiful. Kayne's Monroe-esque dress was STUNNING. But the model's ass looked like two hams jiggling in there. She needed some grannie panties to smooth that shit down, yo.)

Heroes was EXCELLENT. Really, really intriguing.
themindseye
Aug. 10th, 2006 07:17 pm (UTC)
I love Michael and I am coming around to Angela because she has impressed me lately. I thought the team design thing was a fluke because she had Laura and Michael on her team but then she pulled one out on her own. What I can't understand is why Vincent is still there. I hate hate hate his designs and he is annoying as hell.

I wanna see Heroes! I have been eagerly waiting for it ever since I saw the first commercials. How did you get a copy of the pilot? Is it super secret or is there a way for us regular people to get a copy?
stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 10:34 pm (UTC)
Same here, but I don't WANT to like Angela. SHe seems like a LOT of work in real life, and the type of personality that stresses me out. Too. Much. Work.

Vincent is AWFUL. I mean, seriously. It's like something my 5 year old would draw.

I have... secrets. I don't know if I have permission to share it (I don't want anyone to get in trouble, here.) If there's anyway I can, I'll email you straight away, okay?
knotted_rose
Aug. 10th, 2006 07:56 pm (UTC)
Darn you! Pimping a show that now I'm going to have to watch!

Grrrr. *G*

But PR last night was divine. I'm *so* happy Michael won. Do you listen to Tim's podcasts about it? They're available on iTunes, as well as on the Bravo site. Tim has utter respect for Michael as a designer, as well as some insights into Michael's creative process.

Bradley just needs to put the pipe down for a while, you know? And while Robert's dress was kind of boring, it was *very* Jackie O. I think it should have been Vincent and Bradley as the bottom two.

I'm starting to like Angela, which I do find scary. But she can sew. That dress was *gorgeous* and it was so appropriate. Kayne's, too, was *stunning*. Alison's I could take or leave. Jeffery's was way too OTT for me.

Since I injured my hip last year I haven't been able to run. It makes me very sad. I do walk, though, according to the treadmill at 4 MPH, every day.
stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 10:37 pm (UTC)
It's SO ENGROSSING, I have to say. It should be one of the better new shows of the Fall Season.

I didn't mind Robert's outfit, with the exception of the material (linen? No, no, no, no.) and the RIDICULOUS rope belt, that was in no way Jackie O. The jacket's shape and skirt were fitting, just bad material.

Oooh, walking is one of the best exercises around! Low impact, takes a while, and uses almost your whole body! Good for you!!
midnightsjane
Aug. 10th, 2006 08:36 pm (UTC)
Firstly: I'm sorry I missed your birthday! I was stuck away in the bush country without a computer...
So, Belated Happy Birthday wishes!

Secondly: that Hake guy is just scum. I will never buy anything from his company. Also, I didn't even know it was a gardening company from the name...I figured it was some sort of gay pride magazine for outdoorsy types. How wrong was I???

I'm going to look for Heroes. Sounds promising.
stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 10:38 pm (UTC)
Heroes should be GREAT!!

And thank you SO MUCH for the birthday wishes! I appreciate that! (And you wouldn't be the first person to snicker at that company's name. Talk about asking for it!)
entrenous88
Aug. 10th, 2006 09:47 pm (UTC)
You know, I would find a way to watch Project Runway if you promised to watch all season of American Idol. *smiles sweetly*
stoney321
Aug. 10th, 2006 10:31 pm (UTC)
HAHAHAHAHA!!

Aha.

Shall we call it a draw, then? *smooch*
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