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( Dec. 12th, 2011 01:32 pm)
Secret Santa Love Meme

Mitchell is fixing my computer today!

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green_queen: (HP: Inglourious Wizerds)
( Sep. 4th, 2011 10:21 pm)
I am the Nile!
Which Extremity of the World Are You?
From the towering colossi at Rum and Monkey.



This looks incredibly spooky and cool and atmospheric. I'm usually not all that into horror trailers but I actually like this one.

Yesterday I watched The Whistleblower )

4 out of 5

Today I watched The Quiet Earth )

3 out of 5



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green_queen: (DCriss: My Bad)
( Jul. 7th, 2011 06:27 pm)
The Icon Expression Meme

.happy. .sad. .angry. .scared.
.disgusted. .surprised. .flirty. .sexual.
.confused. .shy. .playful. .rage.
.hurt. .guilty. .bored. .laughing.
.sarcastic. .tired. .wtf. .pride.
.sympathy. .evil. .innocent. .in love.
YOUR FOUR FAVORITE ICONS


Linkies!

The All-Darren Table )

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green_queen: (Movies: Frank's Pleased to Meet You)
( Jun. 29th, 2011 11:40 am)
[livejournal.com profile] entwashian's making me do this meme, which seems fair because I gave her a LOT to work with.

Give me 2-9 actors, and then I'll stick my music on shuffle and make a movie synopsis based on those actors and the first song that comes up.



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green_queen: (DCriss: The World According to Darren)
( Jun. 26th, 2011 09:13 pm)
Top Five Original Darren Songs (Non-Starkid):

1. Don't You
2. Jealousy
3. The Muse
4. Stutter
5. Sophomore

(I chose to do non-Starkid songs because I covered my top five Starkid songs in this post.)

Top Five Darren Covers (non-Glee):

1. Tu Vuoi Fa L'Americano (YouTube)
Hnnng. Italian. AND he forgets his lyrics, which is always one of my favourite things. Dork.

2. The Rainbow Connection/Almost Like Being In Love
(Almost Like Being in Love)
My favourite version is the double, which I know is kind of cheating but he does blend them into one song. Rainbow Connection is one of my favourite songs, and I find the way he sings Almost Like Being In Love adorable.

3. Belle (YouYube)
My favourite "weird Disney cover". His Gaston voice! The giggling! "Isn't he dreamy"!

4. Part of Your World (YouTube)
This one had to grow on me, and I like his live versions better than the YouTube one - particularly when he swears, because that makes me laugh - but I have to admit it's really sweet.

5. Sitting On the Dock of the Bay
This one is just sexy and sultry and gorgeous, I love listening to it over and over again.

(Runners-up: One Fine Day, That's All, Dammit.)

Top Five Darren Covers (Glee)

1. Teenage Dream (YouTube)
(Teenage Dream - my favourite Darren solo version)
The song that started it all. I like almost all the songs on this list better than the originals, but this is just SO much better. The arrangement is amazing.

2. Baby, It's Cold Outside (YouTube)
Only my strong dislike of listening to Christmas songs at any time other than December (when I listen to them non-stop) prevents this from being the most-played song on my iTunes. I love it so much, and I love their FACES when they sing it.

3. I'm Not Gonna Teach Your Boyfriend How to Dance With You
Darren Link Larkining all over the stage! Plus the song is super catchy.

4. Raise Your Glass (YouTube - from the Glee Live concert)
I just think this song is fun. I like it much better than anything else that was performed at that Regionals contest.

5. Animal (YouTube)
(Animal - my favourite solo Darren version)
To be honest, I really don't enjoy watching them perform this song - I prefer Bills, Bills, Bills and Misery - but I love listening to it. More than that, I love listening to Darren singing it solo, because when he does "you're killing me now" it KILLS ME. So freaking sexy.

Top Five Darren Song Performances
I took this to mean not so much for quality performances as ones I really love, so.

1. Goin' Back to Hogwarts (Azkatraz) (YouTube)
Obviously, this one's here because it's the moment I fell in love with Darren. Also because everybody's cute and happy and together and this is just it for me, in so many ways. It makes me smile every time.

2. Granger Danger with Joey Richter (The Roxy) (YouTube)
This one's special to me because a) Granger Danger! b) I liveblogged The Roxy show over at [livejournal.com profile] kurt_blaine specifically because Joey was there, and c) DARREN AND JOEY. I just love how excited everyone is, and how damn cute. It's unfortunate that the audio quality from the Roxy shows isn't so great.

3. I Still Think (Living Room) (YouTUbe)
His guitar string breaks because it was so excited to be playing for everybody. I would actually rather listen to this one than a complete, perfect version of the song.

4. Do Ya Think I'm Sexy (Live) (YouTube)
Guh. So much. This for so many reasons - it's a better version than the original, Darren sounds hot - but most of all, because he is so excited he literally bounces in his seat at some points.

5. The Muse (Michigan in Motion) (YouTube)
This is, for me, the definitive version of The Muse - and Darren spends half the song trying to reach the microphone. Also, the hair!

...the whole Mint show
I love this whole show like burning. It's got Joe Walker and some other Starkids yelling in the audience, a bunch of rare songs, and Darren doing requests from the audience - including a solo version of Granger Danger. It's just Darren, a guitar, and some fans, and it's loose and informal and gorgeous, and I love it so much. Plus, whole show in one file! How cool is that?

Top Five Darren Moments From AVPM/S

1. "One, two, three, Redvines!"
2. "Who is that? I think I'm in love!"
3. "Everybody knows I'm cool."
4. "I'M IN A RAGE! This is the maddest I've ever been!"
5. "Permission form?" "Um, no, I'm Harry Potter."

Top Five Darren Lyrics

1. You're damn near flawless and I'm sure you'd cut/up my eyes, my hands, my head, my heart/You'd tear this canvas skin apart/oh, what a waste of human art that'd be - The Muse
2. A kiss, there's a thought so how about this/Let's pretend that both our lips are made of candy/After all, we need sweets every now and then - Don't You
3. Our history is nothing more than what the losers settle for - Not Over Yet
4. I was thinking that, like, maybe we could chill tonight/we could watch The Breakfast Club, is that alright?
It's no wonder that you're underneath my skin/I haven't let you out since I let you in
My braces are freezing over/I'm shaking for you/I can't wait 'til this is over and I'll fall in love with you - Sophomore
5. Now let’s be real I feel just like a child/Someone could be taking all my toys/So call me dumb, call me wild/See that’s the thing with little boys - Jealousy

Top 5 Goofiest Things Darren's Done

1.
2. His shoes. All of the time.
3. When Joe kicked his shoe off and Joey and Nicholas were cracking up, Darren had no idea what was going on. http://youtu.be/N72WZ2NALyM
4. He swam across an empty land!
5. Messing up When You Wish Upon a Star at Maggiano's...then referring to the stuff up the next time he was at Maggiano's and messing it up again. Bless.

Top Five Darren Quotes

1. There's nothing more badass than being yourself.
2.
3. The kind of music you can be friends with.
4. Like, super whee.
5.

Top Five Darren Interviews

AOL's A Day in the Life, just because it's crazy.

The rest )



Pictures!



Top Five Darren Accessories


PINK. SUNGLASSES.

The rest )



Top Five Darren Funny Face Pictures )



Top Five Darren Tweets )



Top Five Darren Pics with Starkids )



Top Five Darren Pics With an Instrument )



Top Five Darren Pics With Longer Hair )



Top Five Darren Pictures From Photoshoots )



Top Five Blaine Show Faces )



Top Five Darren Pictures )



Top Five Darren Gifs - Out of Character )



Top Five Darren Gifs - In Character )




You can buy Darren's EP, Human, here on iTunes.
You can buy the Starkid albums on their website.

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Top 5 Gifs that make me smile that aren't Darren or Glee



The rest )

Top 5 Starkids that aren't Darren

1. Joey Richter
2. Joe Walker
3. Lauren Lopez
4. Joe Moses
5. Tyler Brunsman

Top 5 reasons other than Darren that you watch Glee

1. Chris Colfer and everything he chooses to be.
2. It's a musical! People burst into song and dance! On TV!
3. Harry Shum's dancing.
4. It has the most diverse cast on TV (and the most diverse characters), and they're so adorable together.
5. It makes me smile.

Top 5 Fanvids



The rest )

Top 5 Modes of Transport

1. Delorean, Back to the Future
2. Serenity, Firefly
3. 1967 Chevy Impala, Supernatural
4. Apparition, Harry Potter (or basically any kind of teleportation)
5. Striped Tomato, Starsky & Hutch

Top 5 TV shows no longer airing that I miss most

1. Firefly
2. Buffy the Vampire Slayer
3. Veronica Mars
4. Pushing Daisies
5. The Middleman

Top 5 shows I think people should be watching

1. Leverage
2. Psych
3. Cougar Town
4. So You Think You Can Dance
5. Game of Thrones

Top 5 Harry Potter Moments

1. The Silver Doe, when Ron comes back.
2. Snape, Sirius, Remus and Peter face off in the Shrieking Shack.
3. Harry goes to his death in The Forest Again.
4. "The Aurors are part of the Rotfang Conspiracy, I thought everyone knew that. They're working from within to take over the Ministry of Magic using a combination of Dark magic and gum disease."
5. The moment I first picked up Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone.

Top 5 Scenes I Look Forward To/Hope They Don't Fuck Up in DH2

1. The Ron/Hermione kiss
2. "Not my daughter, you bitch!"
3. The epilogue!
4. I don't know about look forward to, but I definitely hope they don't fuck up Fred's death.
5. The Marauders back together with Lily to help Harry face his own death.

Top 5 movies I've seen this year

1. SUPER 8
2. The Red Shoes
3. The King's Speech
4. Nine Queens
5. Gosford Park

Top 5 Movies I Saw Last Year

1. Inception
2. Kick-Ass
3. The Brothers Blooom
4. Bran Nue Dae
5. Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows Part 1

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green_queen: (DCriss: Test Drive This American Male)
( Jun. 6th, 2011 07:51 pm)
Wow, got through one day before forgetting about this. Woo! Three more day's worth here.

Day 1 – do you believe in god?/what religion are you?

Day 2 – Do you believe in an afterlife? What do you believe happens when you die?

No more you.

Day 3 – are you proud to be from whatever country you are from?

I used to be when I was younger. I know there are worse places to live and that I'm incredibly privileged, but I like to think of myself as more of a human being than an Australian. I feel like if we're so lucky, we should be sharing that and be more forward-thinking instead of being so egocentric and stuck in the past.

Day 4 – what is your view on gay marriage?

I don't like weddings that much - receptions, sure, but not weddings - so I'm not looking forward to having to sit through more of them when the government finally wakes up and realizes how fucking stupid they're being and legalises gay marriage. Or, better, separates marriage from the state and gets everyone to declare as a couple, with all those benefits, completely separately to having to be married.

Rest of the days )

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green_queen: (DCriss: Deal With it)
( Jun. 3rd, 2011 05:25 pm)
Stole a 24 days of controversy meme from Jamie, let's see if I make it all the way through. Here's an early controversial opinion for you: I hate memes with no capitalisation.

Day 1 – do you believe in god?/what religion are you?

No/atheist. My mother's Church of England and I was raised Catholic, like my father's side of the family.

The rest of the days )

Two more 'come at me, bro' interviews )

Sci-Fi's Top 10 guest stars, including my favourite thing about Warehouse 13 and, of course, won by Mark Sheppard - who else could it possibly be? He's in everything.

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green_queen: (VMars: Muhney Represent)
( Jun. 1st, 2011 06:08 pm)
Comment with "Come at me, bro"
• I'll respond by asking you five questions so I can get to know you better.
• Update your journal with the answers to the questions.
• Include this explanation in the post and offer to ask other people questions.


[livejournal.com profile] zombres gave me questions which I have answered )

Eliza to guest on White Collar - Tru Calling reunion alert. Bored with her role already, though. Spoilers )

A delicious Firefly.

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green_queen: (VMars: Piz Thinks Deep Thoughts)
( Apr. 27th, 2011 09:11 pm)
Leave the name of a character/person from a fandom you know I'm in, and I will tell you:

• How I FEEEEEL about this character
• All the people I ship romantically with this character
• My non-romantic OTP for this character
• My unpopular opinion about this character
• One thing I wish would happen/had happened with this character in canon


LOL oh, Ryan.

Avengers news.

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Linkspam:
MUHNEY WITH HIS FAMILY HOLY CRAP LOOK HOW BIG ELLA IS!

28 Science Fiction and Fantasy Movies That Could Rock Your Summer.

Have you guys seen these Deathly Hallows Part 2 pictures? Obviously there is only really one of note...Spoilers )

Joss talks Dr. Horrible (and Avengers, a little bit).

A review of reviewers of 'Game of Thrones', which I am unlikely to ever see.

Geek girls power viewership for 'sci-fi/fantasy TV'. I sort of forgot that people don't realise there are girl geeks, because in my life it's pretty much fifty-fifty. You get shows like Stargate, which have higher male viewership, but then Supernatural...well, you know.

[livejournal.com profile] truffle_shuffle gave me two sets!

The rules, if anyone else is bored:
1) Comment to this and (if you want) I will give you 3 (fictional) people.
2) Post this meme to your LJ with your answers.
3) Provide pictures/text descriptions and the names of the 3 people.
4) Label whom you would shag, marry and (push off a) cliff.


Charlie Pace, Blaine, Dean Winchester )

Ned the Pie Maker, Victopher, Sirius Black )

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green_queen: (Dollhouse: Victopher FTW)
( Apr. 13th, 2011 10:29 am)
The rules, if anyone else is bored:
1) Comment to this and (if you want) I will give you 3 (fictional) people.
2) Post this meme to your LJ with your answers.
3) Provide pictures/text descriptions and the names of the 3 people.
4) Label whom you would shag, marry and (push off a) cliff.


[livejournal.com profile] entwashian gave me these three boys. )

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green_queen: (BtVS: We Are As Gods!)
( Apr. 5th, 2011 05:42 pm)
Using only EPISODE names from ONE TV SHOW, cleverly answer these questions. Try not to repeat an episode title. It’s a lot harder than you think!

Buffy the Vampire Slayer )

I went to see Back to the Future in Sydney on Sunday night, which was fun, but I got home at 2:30 am and then Mum came to stay last night and now I'm exhausted. I need some time to myself.

Up to Season 4 in my Buffy rewatch.

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green_queen: (HP: Mind & Heart & Soul)
( Feb. 13th, 2011 02:05 am)
a. Type your answer to each of the questions below into Flickr Search.
b. Using only the first page, pick an image.
c. Copy and paste each of the URLs for the images into fd’s mosaic maker.

My mosaic, hidden under a cut because it's big )

Tonight I watched Cherrybomb )

2 out of 5

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green_queen: (Glee: Pink Sunglasses)
( Feb. 10th, 2011 12:15 pm)
Re: Glee

My favourite musical numbers to watch on this show are always anything by Blaine or Puck. Puck kills me. I love his voiceovers like burning, too.

Also, the adorableness of Darren in both Sue Sylvester Shuffle Bowl and Silly Love Songs gave me heart palpitations, I'm pretty sure.

I don't think people really understand how things work in the Gleeverse. Nothing has consequences. Little bit spoilery )These are things we accept.

Comment and I'll pick five of your icons. Post an entry about why you love those icons.


[livejournal.com profile] zombres picked for me:



1. Supes: Misha's a Special Snowflake by [livejournal.com profile] fifteenminutes @ [livejournal.com profile] unlovablehand

Misha is the most sarcastic, insane celebrity pretty much ever. He makes shit up on a regular basis. I love the whimsical way he approaches life. I also love his gorgeous face, and his sexy voice, and generally the fact that he exists. This icon, with his silly hat and sillier quote, embodies those qualities. Sort of. I guess.

2. LotR: Geez Aragorn by [livejournal.com profile] proverbial_icon

This cracked me up so hard when I first saw it. I don't even like Napoleon Dynamite that much, but this! Their faces! It still makes me smile. Also, it's kind of a fixture in my icons now. You know how there are some you will never, ever delete?

3. ST: They're Good by [livejournal.com profile] duskwillow @ [livejournal.com profile] duskicons

Oh hey, this was my very first Star Trek XI icon! Such an accurate description of how I feel about this movie, and them in it. The font on this is adorable, too. I really need to do a rewatch.

4. ST: Jizz in my Pants [livejournal.com profile] chisels @ [livejournal.com profile] sealings

I like to have icons about how hot certain people are, and this one makes me laugh. That caption for the image is gold. And again, an incredibly accurate icon. Chris Pine is so damn hot, seriously.

5. Dollhouse: Enver Needs an Emmy by [livejournal.com profile] dekolette

Have you SEEN him act? Enver Gjokaj deserves ALL THE AWARDS, and yet nobody seems to give him the credit he's due. He is the most versatile actor, honestly - he is able to jump in and out of the most convincing characters without so much as getting in costume (Laurence Dominic, hello?) His Victopher is one of the greatest performances I have ever seen in my life. Also, he's cute. Also, [livejournal.com profile] dekolette is an awesome icon maker.

6. Dom: Too Much? by me

I'm not a huge fan of the style of this icon, but I am a huge fan of Dom trying on ALL THE SUNGLASSES AT ONCE, and sometimes it can be an appropriate icon to use. I do tend to go overboard every so often. Just a little.

7. DCriss: My Bad by me

This is one of my most favourite pictures of Darren ever. HIS LITTLE FACE. IT IS SO PRECIOUS IT HURTS. I love him at the Roxy, with the bow tie. He's just...he's so cute.



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green_queen: (VMars: Piz Radio (Hear the Smiles))
( Feb. 3rd, 2011 02:43 pm)
List fifteen of your favorite characters from different fandoms, and ask people to spot patterns in your choices, if they're so inclined.

1. Sirius Black, Harry Potter
2. Samwise Gamgee, Lord of the Rings
3. Zoe Washburne, Firefly
4. Tara Maclay, Buffy the Vampire Slayer
5. Piz, Veronica Mars
6. Ianto Jones, Torchwood
7. Kurt Hummel, Glee
8. Carlton Lassiter, Psych
9. Captain Awesome, Chuck
10. Olive Snook, Pushing Daisies
11. Captain James T. Kirk, Star Trek
12. Elphaba, Wicked
13. Tracy Turnblad, Hairspray
14. Lorelai Gilmore, Gilmore Girls
15. Helo, Battlestar Galactica


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green_queen: (HP: Eat. Breathe. Live.)
( Feb. 2nd, 2011 12:19 am)
Book meme I stole from [livejournal.com profile] truffle_shuffle even though I don't read a lot.

Literary delights )

Okay, you know what? I'm going to completely redo it, but with movies instead.

Cinematic delights )

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green_queen: (DCriss: Performance Art)
( Jan. 30th, 2011 01:41 pm)
Snagged from [livejournal.com profile] baldie_troll:

1. Go to wikipedia.org. Select 'Random Article'. Whatever comes up is the name of your band.

2. Go to quotationspage.com. Select 'Random Quotes'. Choose any quote you like on the page. The last few words of the quote are your album title.

3. Go to flickr.com. Select 'Explore'. Select 'Interesting photos from the last 7 days'. The third image is your album cover.

4. Go to any photo editing site or use Photoshop/Gimp/etc, and put your mad editing skillz to work.




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green_queen: (Middleman: Sexy Bossman Interrogation)
( Jan. 26th, 2011 05:15 pm)
Ask me a fandom-related question in the comments. This can be fandom specific, general, or about fandom/lj stuff/fic writing/etc. in general. Questions can be as wacky as you want. Ask me about tv shows, characters, fanfic in general, fandom issues/meta, anything about any of my stories specifically. Whatever you want.

Just for something non-Darren related to do. (I am making icons, though.)

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