alixtii: Summer pulling off the strap to her dress, in a very glitzy and model-y image. (River)
So, the actress who played Mezoti (the Borg little girl) on Star Trek: Voyager? Apparently played "Girl Student" in Serenity. Which, if you remember, was also the name of the role played by Demetra Raven, aka Jenny Grimaldi, aka the baseball girl from "Chosen," the Buffy series finale. What, did Whedon only hire extras for that scene if they had the appropriate geek credentials? (Except not, because the actors playing the other kids don't have anything interesting to be said about them.)

(Also, !Mezoti's IMDB page picture? Guh, although not exactly subtle. If only there were a way to AU canon enough to get aged-up Naomi/Mezoti. But Naomi's accelerated aging would be a pain in trying to get that to work, not that canon ever really remembered that detail anyway, not to mention that when the relevant subpart of canon ends, they're in opposite quadrants of the galaxy. Maybe one could abandon the pretense altogether and just write Scarlett/Marley RPF. I don't know, at a con or something. Whatever.)

(And Demetra's web site makes me wince. Just, no. Please, God, no. Jenny Grimaldi would have better sense. And also be too busy fighting vampires and/or playing baseball.)

(Now I really want to buy Scarlett's EP, because, I don't even know why. I do love one of the reviews, though: "I must say that she isn't well-known here in germany and the place where i live." Yeah, and everywhere else on the planet where people don't have encyclopedia knowledge of Star Trek: Voyager. Well, either Star Trek  or Reba. So pretty much everywhere.)

Rescuing myself from the parentheticals, this reminds me that Mesektet (aka White Room Girl) from Angel is the star of the new remake of Fame, the one that Stacey Shirk claims "is better" in her song "Ten Dollar Solo" from Commentary!: The Musical. (I learned this when both the old and new versions of Fame showed up in my Netflix suggestions.) And also apparently the Fame remake "was directed by Kevin Tancharoen, brother of [Commentary!] co-creator Maurissa Tancharoen." Who is in the new season of The Guild.

(My embarassment squick caused me to pause Guild 5x01 about two-thirds of the way through, so I haven't seen it yet. Am sad that the season probably won't have any Venom/Riley content in it, though. Can they get a spin-off? I really just want to watch Michelle Boyd and Teal Sherer play evil bisexual gamers now. Because, yeah, awesome.)

(And somehow I've landed myself back into the land of the parentheticals. Boo.)

Also I have the vague recollection that Mesektet turned into one of those ubiquitous Disney Channel starlets, and that her older sister dated Sam Winchester?
alixtii: Tish Jones. (CoC)
Title: Spectres of Hope
Fandom: Angel
Pairing: Wesley/Cordelia/Gunn
Rating: Mild NWS, maybe.
Summary: Courtesy of Illyria, Wesley relives a moment with Gunn and Cordelia.

Spectres of Hope )
alixtii: An image from the webcomic Sinfest. A female devil chases after our hero, saying "Come here and get whipped like a man!" (BDSM)
Title: You Just Can't Choose What She's Gonna Do
Fandom: Angel
Pairing: Connor/Faith/Spike
Rating: NWS
Summary: They're both fucking her, and each of them knows the other is fucking her and doesn't like it, but they both like their balls attached too much to try to tell Faith who she can and cannot sleep with.
A/N: Title from "Black Leather" by Steve Jones and Paul Cook, covered by The Runaways in 1978 and Guns N' Roses in 1993. The [ profile] 3_ships version of this story can be found here.

You Just Can't Choose What She's Gonna Do )
alixtii: Player from <i>Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?</i> playing the game. (Default)
It's the last night of 2007, so I'll try and keep track of all the comics I've bought (or was sent by [ profile] likeadeuce). More for my own reference than anything else. In rough chronological order.

Marvel: 616 )
Marvel: Ultimate )
Marvel: Mary Jane )
DC: Supergirl )
DC: Birds/Bats )
Dark Horse )
alixtii: Player from <i>Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?</i> playing the game. (Default)
Title: Science Lessons
Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Pairing: Giles/Fred, Giles/Fred/Faith
Rating: NC-17
Summary: Giles' understanding of science is dismal, and Fred does something about it. With spanking.

Science Lessons )
alixtii: Drusilla holding a knife to Angel's throat. Text: "Got Freud?" (Drusilla)
Illyria canonically likes to talk to plants. So Illyria/Pamela Isley would be the perfect crossover pairing, y/y?
alixtii: Player from <i>Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?</i> playing the game. (Default)
Title: Bathing in Jordan
Fandom Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Pairing: Cordelia Chase/Kate Lockley
Timeline/Spoilers: "Not Fade Away"
Rating: PG-13
Summary: Sometimes baptism isn't a one-time deal.

Bathing in Jordan )
alixtii: Ult!Kitty looks away sulkily as Ult!Spidey pays attention to Ult!MJ. From a cover of Ultimate Spiderman. (X-Men)
The Buffy ones naturally draw on their Watcher!verse characterizations and future histories, as that's the most developed pseudo-canon I have for them.

Cindy Mackenzie )

Faith )

Celeste Cuckoo )

Darla )
alixtii: The feet of John Henry and Savannah, viewed under the table, Savannah's not reaching the ground.  (Dark Champions)

Title: Unfathomable Youth
Fandom: Angel
Pairing: Lilah/Eve
Summary: Eve can't quite be controlled, but it is Lilah's job to try.
A/N: Thanks to [ profile] soundingsea for the beta, and especially for pointing out the draft I gave her made no sense because I forgot to write a couple of paragraphs. I hate it when I do that.

Unfathomable Youth )

alixtii: Fred Burkle, wearing glasses, holding a book, and looking sort of shy. Text: "Desire." (desire)
picspam with a theme! )

Look, ma, I can crop! )

Should Summer Glau ever be photographed in a pair of spectacles, the world would explode from the sheer amount of guh.
alixtii: Summer pulling off the strap to her dress, in a very glitzy and model-y image. (River)

Vote for this fic!

Title: Little Tiger
Fandom: Buffy/Angel/Firefly/Serenity
Pairing: Wesley Wyndam-Pryce/River Tam
Other Charcters: Faith, Tara, Inara
Rating: R
Summary: It's a very ancient saying, but a true and honest thought, that if you become a teacher, by your pupils you'll be taught.
Author's Note: This is a sequel of sorts to Twice Bless'd, but would fail as a ficathon story if it couldn't be read on its own.

Little Tiger )
alixtii: Player from <i>Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?</i> playing the game. (Default)
The first 7 pages of a comic version of Dark Champions. Would flisters prefer to get it in this format rather than a screenplay version? Take a look under the cut, please. Image-heavy, obviously.

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alixtii: Mal and Kaylee, from Serenity the Movie. Text: "I Love My Captain." (iluvmycaptain)
Here are twenty-five favorite characters from twenty-five different shows, in no particular order.

1. Dawn Summers (Michelle Trachtenbeg) from Buffy the Vampire Slayer
2. Fred Burkle (Amy Acker) from Angel
Bonus! Drusilla (Juliet Landau) from Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel
3. River Tam (Summer Glau) from Firefly

Is there really anything else to be said about the above?

4. Player (Justin Shenkarow, Jeffrey Tucker, Joanie Pleasant) from Where on Earth is Carmen Sandiego? Commentary )
5. Dr. Olga Vukavitch (Justina Vail) from Seven Days Commentary )
6. Morgan Matthews (Lily Nicksay, Lindsay Ridgeway) from Boy Meets World Commentary )
7. Capt. Kathryn Janeway (Kate Mulgrew) from Star Trek: Voyager Commentary )
8. Cindy Mackenzie (Tina Majorino) from Veronica Mars Commentary )
9. President Mackenzie Allen (Geena Davis) in Commander-in-ChiefCommentary )
10. Donna Moss (Janel Moloney) from The West Wing Commentary )
11A. Tess Doerner (Summer Glau) from The 4400 Commentary )
11B. Maia Skouris née Rutlidge (Conchita Campbell) from The 4400 Commentary )
12. Clarissa Darling (Melissa Joan Hart) from Clarissa Explains It All Commentary )
13. Alex Mack (Larissa Oleynik) from The Secret World of Alex Mack Commentary )
14. Fred Rogers (Himself) from Mr. Roger’s Neighborhood Commentary )
15. Nona Mecklenberg (Michelle Trachtenberg) from The Adventures of Pete and Pete Commentary )
16. Rogue (Lenora Zann) from X-Men (90's cartoon) Commentary )
17. Kitty Pryde (Maggie Blue O'Hara) from X-Men Evolution Commentary )
18. Jan Brady (Eve Plumb) from The Brady Bunch Commentary )
19. Wednesday Addams from The Addams Family Commentary )
20. The Doctor (Christopher Eccleston, David Tennant) from Doctor Who Commentary )
21. Dr. Leonard "Bones" McCoy (DeForest Kelly) from Star Trek: The Original Series Commentary )
22. Col. Saul Tigh (Michael Hogan) from Battlestar Galactica (2003) Commentary )
23. Rita Repulsa (Barbara Goodson, Carla Pérez, Machiko Soga) from Mighty Morphin' Power Rangers Commentary )
24. Ezri Dax (Nicole de Boer) from Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Commentary )
25. Rory Gilmore (Alexis Beidel) from Gilmore Girls Commentary )

Ari wondered what it meant that she guessed that most of my favorites were female. It means that she knows me well, because most of my favorites--all but four, plus the ambiguously-gendered Player--are female. Which is interesting, because many of these relate to early childhood, when my heterosexuality wouldn't have been a factor (right?). I'm not sure what it says that I've always found it easier to identify with (or at least be interested in) female characters than male ones, but I think it's pretty clearly true.
alixtii: Player from <i>Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?</i> playing the game. (Default)
If you happen to be working on some creative writing project, fanfiction or NaNoWriMo or what have you, post exactly one sentence (or more) from each of your current work(s) in progress in your journal. It should probably be your favourite or most intriguing sentence so far, but what you choose is entirely your discretion. Mention the title (and genre) if you like, but don't mention anything else -- this is merelyto whet the general appetite for your forthcoming work(s).

Captains Courageous )

To Live in Hearts )

Africana Seductrix )

Untitled Sequel to 'Permutations' )

Untitled Narnia RPF/BtVS crossover )

Gakked from [ profile] likeadeuce (who actually dreamt it up, if I'm not mistaken, because she felt evil and wanted to mislead) and then from [ profile] buffyannotater (whose poll this one resembles more), see if you can guess the following.

1) Shakespeare Play
2) Non-Shakespeare Play
3) Playwright
4) TV show
5) Novel
6) Musical
7) Movie
8) Screenwriter
9) Actress
10) Season of Angel

Also, ask me for top five lists, and I will provide you with the top things in the category you requested. Gakked from [ profile] inlovewithnight.


Jul. 18th, 2006 08:37 pm
alixtii: Player from <i>Where on Earth Is Carmen Sandiego?</i> playing the game. (Default)
If I weren't already a Fred fan, I think the screencap from which I made this icon would be enough to convince me. (The language geek in me says: Use of the subjunctive plus a "from which" construction in the previous sentence! Elevated language score!) (The philosophy geek in me says: Counterfactual conditional score! But if I weren't a Fred fan, I would have to be fundamentally different than I am now, because my being a Fred fan has necessary and sufficient causes in my life history and temperament, the latter being to some degree a result of the former. Would those fundamental differences be enough to render me resistant to teh awesomeness of teh Fred? And if I said "If the Fred fan were not me" [or technically, as language geek points out, "If the Fred fan were not I"] which is supposedly logically equivalent, would that mean the same thing?) (Welcome to my mind. Are you scared yet?)

And to prove I am a geek (as if I needed any more proof after the parentheticals in that last paragraph), I've spent many many hours over the last few days going through the archives over at [ profile] femslash_minis and indexing the fics so they are searchable by character. So if you've been wondering why I haven't been reading my flist and commenting on all your brilliant posts and why my own posting has been sparse (and I know none of you have been wondering that but I like to pretend you have) that is the reason why. What is it that allows me to be so organized with fic? I don't know, because I don't seem to be able to get anything else organized. But I still need a screencap of Nandi if anyone has one.

So, tabulating the results, it turns out that we've had somewhere in the vicinity of 185 fics served. (My numbers are off because the total number of fics added up, with each fic being counted twice--once for each member of the pairing--except for the Kennedy/OFC which gets counted once should be an odd number, but isn't. So there are still issues with the index, which I expected. If you figure out what's wrong, or find I've done something unforgiveable like leave your fic off the list, don't hesitate to comment or email.)

So, I know the question on everyone's mind is: who's the slashiest? So here's the answers:

Pairings ) Fics )

Which proves that Faith is the little black dress of Jossverse femslash, having been paired with 18 other Jossverse women and starring in a whopping 40 fics. That's quite a feat! But one which surprises no one, I suppose, because we all knew that Faith was, well, Faith. What is it that [ profile] jennyo likes to say about Eliza Dushku and femslash? I forget, but I wish I didn't, because if I could remember then I'd sound all cool.

This prodigious amount of femslash (and believe me, I know now just how prodigious it truly is) would not, of course, exist if not for the brilliant idea and hard work of [ profile] cadence_k.

ETA as I read everyone on my flist complaining about the weather: Lastly, yes, it is hot here too. 95 degreesF outside at this moment and it's frelling 9:30 at night. And work has no air conditioning. C'est la vie.
alixtii: Drusilla holding a knife to Angel's throat. Text: "Got Freud?" (Freud)
The Wesley Crossover Ficathon

Because the more possibilities I thought of, the more cracktastic they became. Seriously, think of how cool some of the crossovers could be, with Wesley in Universe [Insert name here].

I may have regrets once my assignment arrives, though . . . I'll probably be wishing I offered to write crossovers that were a little, well, saner.

*Looks at icon and realizes one could have offered to write Wesley/Anne Catherick* Oh well, that'll have to wait for another day. And that reminds me I need to plot out that Drusilla/Anne Catherick AU I had been wanting to work on....
alixtii: The feet of John Henry and Savannah, viewed under the table, Savannah's not reaching the ground.  (Dark Champions)
Title: To Quote Lear
Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Pairing: Wes/Lilah
Rating: R
Summary: Closets are for secrets.
Author’s Note: [ profile] seekingxanadu wanted Wesley meeting Spike between BtVS seasons 6 and 7, no NC-17. I ended up writing a fic more up his sister’s alley, I’m afraid.

To Quote Lear )
alixtii: Summer pulling off the strap to her dress, in a very glitzy and model-y image. (River)
Title: Supersupersymmetry
Fandom: X-Men Movieverse
Pairing: Kitty Pryde/Bobby Drake
Rating: PG-13
Timeline/Spoilers: Takes place about a third of the way through The Last Stand. No spoilers for that movie.
Word Count: 247
Disclaimer: The characters belong to Marvel. Some of the dialogue belongs to Joss Whedon.

Supersupersymmetry )

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