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February 12th, 2011


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08:42 am - Saturday morning, cold
Sunshine and cold on this Saturday morning, and before wrapping up to walk the dog, a few links to offer sunshine to you all...

*last year I wrote a ficlet about Iseult Morrison and a mysterious stranger, inspired by a photograph on The Sartorialist. The subject of that photograph has been featured again this week.

*I would revisit Iseult and Tristan-is-one-of-my-names, but I'm cracking ahead with the long-stalled project instead, hurrah! Favorite writing moment this week: when I figured out a key emotional thang for one of the supporting characters, and got to use the word froideur. (Note to the major character who used it: Oh, David, I love you.)

*I actually don't watch much television at the moment -- my only shows being House (still), Castle, and now Community. I didn't like Community when I watched the pilot; I have a reflexive dislike of American school settings, and this one seemed utterly implausible on top of that. Yet it's the way the writers and actors work that implausibility, the complete and total fantasy of it, which has drawn me in now, and the delicious characters who swim in that sea of madness. It's a roll-call of greatness in the 'study group': Jeff! Annie! Troy! Abed! Shirley! Britta! (Pierce, not so much, and it saddens me.) Although I have a strong embarrassment squick, there's a loving touch to all these characters.

What I also love in this season is the sweetness amidst the hallucinations. ;-) Two fan-vids to share the sweet and the mad: the epic bromance of Troy and Abed (played by Donald Glover and Danny Pudi), to "Space Oddity"; "Folding Chair," a vid showcasing Annie, young, earnest, and hilarious, with a side of Jeff/Annie (hurrah for Alison Brie who just COMMITS TO EVERYTHING and makes it real, and Joel McHale too). Yes, I have a little 'shipper thing for Jeff/Annie, but I am not even remotely invested in it, because that's not what the show's about.

There's a theme to these links, isn't there. May you have warmth, love, madness, and sweet this weekend, and onward! :-)

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From:freixenet
Date:February 12th, 2011 02:55 pm (UTC)
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:drive by hugs, with hot tea and lemon:
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From:laurawise
Date:February 12th, 2011 03:19 pm (UTC)
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Hugs and sun!
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From:anne_d
Date:February 12th, 2011 03:47 pm (UTC)
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Hugs and a happy weekend to you!
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From:laurawise
Date:February 12th, 2011 03:50 pm (UTC)
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And a lovely one to you, with art and sunshine! :-)
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From:paratti
Date:February 12th, 2011 05:58 pm (UTC)
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Yay for having shows:)

((Hugs))
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From:laurawise
Date:February 12th, 2011 06:32 pm (UTC)
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Sample line from this week's Community: "I'm a *stylish* American. I've been forcing myself to be into soccer since 2004." :-))

Hugs and a good Saturday!
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From:wildrider
Date:February 12th, 2011 06:53 pm (UTC)
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I adore Community, despite having found it a little late last season. The characters are a joy to watch! Troy/Abed is my new favorite bromance.

(hugs) for Saturday!
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From:laurawise
Date:February 12th, 2011 07:01 pm (UTC)
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I've really only started watching Community this year (although I caught some late-season eps last spring). Yay for it, and you! :-) [hugs]
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From:laurawise
Date:February 12th, 2011 07:35 pm (UTC)
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Hurrah for you, L, as well as for Annie. :-)

Hugs and a great day!
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From:janus_74
Date:February 12th, 2011 10:23 pm (UTC)
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Happy weekend to you!
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From:laurawise
Date:February 12th, 2011 10:56 pm (UTC)
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Happy weekend to you, too! :-))

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From:gwynnega
Date:February 12th, 2011 11:17 pm (UTC)
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Yay for figuring out a key emotional thang! :-)

::hugs::
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From:laurawise
Date:February 13th, 2011 12:13 am (UTC)
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Little drops of water, little grains of sand...

(I've been so stuck that I'll take any epiphany!)

Hugs and a good Saturday, Gwynne!
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From:stateless82
Date:February 15th, 2011 06:56 pm (UTC)
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Community makes me laugh, which is a wonderful thing. (It never even occurred to me that there would be Community vids.)

It is a little odd how Pierce jangles. I wonder about that sometimes.
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From:laurawise
Date:February 16th, 2011 12:05 pm (UTC)
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Community makes me laugh too. Love them! (Except Pierce, yeah.)

There is a delicious Jeff/Annie video set to "Something There" from Beauty and the Beast. It's a hee and an awww. :-)

Happy day, S! With added laughter.

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