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where is the plus-size preteen girls department, i need a hello kitty shirt to fit an adult male [Dec. 1st, 2006|07:36 am]
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So I totally want this Hello Kitty sweatshirt, but apparantly America is not obese enough yet for me to wear it.
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(no subject) [Nov. 27th, 2006|02:14 am]
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Okay so Wednesday and Thursday nights I got like three hours of sleep each night. Thursday, sorted through a bunch of my old Legos at the parents' house, and had Thanksgiving dinner with my parents and the uncles. Really missed not having my sister around, but, as I doubt I've actually mentioned in here yet, she's working in India for the next several months.

Another thing I probably neglected to mention - I recently discovered that much of my health problems in the last year or two seem to be the result of my developing lactose intolerance. This Thanksgiving I discovered that when the lactase pills say "take with the first bite of food", they really mean that first bite part. Eat half a piece of chocolate cake, then take the pill before finishing it? Still spend the next day wondering if I'm gonna throw up.

And that whole sickly Friday was spent bargain-hunting with my mom. It's become a tradition for us to participate in the ridiculous, crowded early-morning sales and I found some exceptional stuff, some extremely cheap DVDs/VHS/video games, useful art/hobby supplies, a gorgeous flat-panel monitor at an amazing price, and a brown pinstriped suit that is probably one of the most fly garments I could get away with wearing. Also I'm pretty sure I've lost weight, based on how well a smaller size of relatively slim cut jeans fit me.

A bunch of the video and video-game (mostly used) finds from Friday are shown below, inside the cut.
OF PARTICULAR INTEREST TO ahvia BECAUSE I AM A JERK BUT REALLY I AM GOING TO WATCH IT SERIOUSLY I HAVE TO NOW
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Ok so anyway after getting back to NYC on Friday night I went to bed and slept for 24 hours. Seriously. It was insane. I woke up in the early morning today, barely realizing I'd skipped a day.

Today I saw The Fountain with roommate Chris and I was moderately disappointed. I guess it was worth seeing, but I found the pacing to be too slow and the whole sense of story was too disjointed. It's like Aronofsky set out to make a movie without a beginning or end, but instead it went end, middle, middle, beginning, middle, end, middle, end, end.

Man, web page/graphics work really is a drag. But I'm trying to get some content up, and a structure to easily slot in some more.

The new Achewood is brilliant.

Also, I am reading the Fullmetal Alchemist manga now, up to about chapter 40. Once I got into the mid-thirties, it seems that Hiromu Arakawa is intent on making me cry. Enjoying it, though.

No conclusion to this update. HOPEFULLY if I get that personal web stuff done I will find a new place for my blogging that will function as both a frontpage updates log and the kind of quick personal notes that I used to keep here.
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(no subject) [Nov. 4th, 2006|07:19 am]
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[Current Music |STRAIGHT TO HELL.]

So Halloween weekend up at Anna's on Long Island was pretty great and now I just want to go off into the woods or something. Sunday afternoon we took a brief trip down to a beach on the Sound of sea-smoothed pebbles and glacial boulders and I could've spent hours there but the wind was about a million mph. I would've spent more time outside in general, but mostly the people I was hanging around gave in and conceded defeat to the cold. :D
I like this picture way more than is warranted.

So, with Death Note weeks in the past, I turn to the still-ongoing Full Metal Alchemist manga. I don't expect to be as captured by the narrative as I was with the TV series, but I was interested in the general concepts of the series from the first glance, and I expect to enjoy it.

But I've predictably become fixated on getting as much FMA stuff as I can downloaded and organized, regardless of how pertinent any of it is to the main story.
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this may be relevant to your interests [Oct. 26th, 2006|06:18 pm]
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Contribute a haiku about fanfiction, for use in a random haiku-about-fanfiction generator.
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(no subject) [Oct. 12th, 2006|03:23 am]
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So hey guys did you hear about DigitalLife? It's some kind of consumer electronics and video games trade show at the Javits Center in Manhattan this weekend and I'm planning to hit it up some time possibly with kanna and ahvia and xxbrinstarxx.

AND ALSO FREE TICKETS
So if you go to here:
http://www.digitallife.com/tickets.html
And enter this CODE in the box:
SHHH
seriously, SHHH , that's the code
Then you will get UP TO SIX free tickets. And all you need is an email address and a printer to get them. And I'm sure we all have at least one email address each. So basically they're giving away SIX TICKETS PER PERSON. what?


In other news, I have been reading the manga "Death Note" and while I had read the early parts before and formed great misgivings about the writer's ability and style, it's competently plotted... and around chapters 53 through 58, in which the gigantic spoiler occurs, the way the pieces fall together almost makes the whole thing worthwhile by itself.
Later on I may be posting a bunch of out-of-context panels. There are some pretty choice ones.
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(no subject) [Oct. 7th, 2006|06:08 am]
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[Current Music |Dungen - Ta Det Lugnt]

the Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park:
http://www.whidc.org/home.html

I never do anything anymore, and this is a thing to get out and do. It's free, I can take a good long walk up there, and if it's boring I'll just walk around somewhere else in the area.

If anyone else plans to show up, give me a call that afternoon when you're at the thing. BE THERE AND BE SQUARE.
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(no subject) [Sep. 28th, 2006|01:12 am]
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Survey stolen from nuriko_chan

Look at your LJ userpics list. If you have fewer than 50 icons, pick every fifth one. If you have between fifty and seventy-five icons, pick every seventh one. If you have over seventy-five icons, pick every tenth one. If you have fewer than twenty, pick all of 'em. List them on your LJ, and tell everyone exactly why you have it, why it's interesting to you, what significance does it have.

I'm tempted to upload a bunch of old icons and talk about them, but this post is turning out boring enough already.

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Nutrocker (the Maschinen Krieger movie) on bittorrent [Sep. 19th, 2006|07:37 pm]
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[Current Mood |nutrocker]
[Current Music |nutrocker]

I'm sure maybe four people on my friends list even care about this, but I have nothing much else to post about so here we go.


"S.F.3.D original video: Nutrocker"; English & German dialogue; Japanese subtitles.

http://www.deadfrog.us/index.php?act=entry&id=7035

This short film is based on Kow Yokoyama's "SF3D"/"Maschinen Krieger" series of design illustrations and model dioramas, originally published in articles in Hobby Japan magazine in the 80s. Tons of stop-motion animation, like the first Terminator movie.

Christmas eve, 2884. The battle was getting furious... and also, it was getting dark.Collapse )
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posting a legendary fail [Sep. 7th, 2006|05:53 am]
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[Current Location |home]
[Current Music |the Long Winters]

So it's six in the morning and of all the godawful things I could be doing, I'm posting to let you know that I'm back to reading other people's Livejournals and posting in my own. I just read through my friends page as far back as it would display, and with new filters set up I should be able to actually keep up with all of you (to a certain degree; the filters are designed so that I can easily leave out people who I don't know as well).

Man. Two days ago I stayed up all night to put all my portfolio pieces back online - this time I don't even know what I did for the last five hours. Oh well, I'll be back later today hopefully with less failureism, and sometime soon I'll have a regular blog on my website that I guess I can make an LJ feed for.

Also um oh man a lot of stuff has really been not mentioned in this journal but whatever, pretty much the important stuff is that I'm living uptown now and I already posted about that, so... uh... anyone want to hang out?
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nerd convention ahoy, Otakon this weekend [Aug. 1st, 2006|07:12 pm]
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last minute decision, I'm going. Baltimore convention center, this weekend. I'll be there thursday night, too, and THURSDAY IS MY BIRTHDAY OMG.
Anyone else who'll be around, drop me a line. 2017393412
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