||[Sep. 29th, 2003|03:53 pm]
Miss Von Trapp
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I've managed to sleep until 3pm again...stayed up last night till about 7am watching crap tv...played a bit of Pokemon...that kind of thing.
Watched 'Boudica'...that was a bit crap!!
...and then Stephen Kings 'Needful Things'...god his movies are SO ham-fisted...predictable...clumsy...mind you, his books are a bit too...I much prefer Clive Barker...
...and even ended up watching 'Rainbow'...that godawful Bob Hoskins film (modern day fairy tale...yeuch!)
Off to work again tonight...will take a book I think. I still need to find some 'funereal' cello music for theatre...
I get paid tommorrow...woohoo!!
Just need to pay off all the stupid bills...and then I'll have about a tenner left for the rest of the month...food or the really cute black wings I've seen in town??
Need cup of tea.
On this day in 1978
POLICE INVESTIGATING THE murder of a Bulgarian defector made a sensational announcement - they believed he had been killed by an umbrella. Two weeks earlier, Bulgarian dissident and BBC broadcaster Georgi Markov had been waiting at a bus stop on Waterloo Bridge, Central London, when he felt a slight pain in the back of his leg. He soon fell into a coma and died four days later. Police said he had been stabbed in the thigh by an umbrella with a tip containing an alloy ball no bigger than a pinhead. This was filled with a deadly chemical.
(thanks to Caligari for sending me the cartoons and link! *grin*)
Extroverted (E) 74.19% Introverted (I) 25.81%
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Thinking (T) 59.09% Feeling (F) 40.91%
Perceiving (P) 66.67% Judging (J) 33.33%
I recorded Boudica but haven't watched it yet - was it a bit poo then? Romans are a difficult period to get right, if they do it on the cheap it looks like Up Pompeii with lots of men with silly knees.
Oh dear god...the Romans...
More like ridiculous upper class debauched toffs, with dodgy makeup...but you'll have to wait and see...
(and Boudica's 'rustic' accent was appalling too...that woman was born to be bawdy and covered in mud I swear!)
Food or wings? Hmmm, reminds me of the time I had £10 to my name, I went into town with a view to picking up some groceries, but instead bought Aphex Twin's Anaglogue Bubblebath 3. That evening I was sat there having a listen to my new CD, eating cereal with hot water - hmmm, perhaps not the best decesion ever, but there you go.
Yes, Clive Barker over booooooooooring Stephen King anyday.
Stephen King is to horror as Star Trek is to sci-fi!
Too damn right! I witnessed a slightly surreal argument between some Star Trek and Star Wars fans. Basically the Star Wars lot were saying Trek was people stood around going on about blah blah balh, and sometimes beaming down and going blah blah blah, whilst Wars was more fun, which in comparison to Trek, it certainly is. The Trek side, unsuprisingly, accused Wars of being 'for kids' and shallow. It didn't take long to descend into the trading of personal insults hahaha.
I bought The Rats by James Herbert and The Dead Zone by la King. Whilst I ripped through The Rats, The Dead Zone was a slog, it wasn't frightening on a visceral or psychological level, it was just plain boooooring.
I remember once being at a Devon Science Fiction Association meeting (I was a member for my sins)...it was often like that...who would win in a fight between spiderman and superman??
The Rats was a fantastic book!!! Grotesque images toward the end, eh?
barker over king?
i suspect you're biased.
but then again, king is the most over-rated uber-hack to clutter the shelves of the world.
Of course I'm biased!!!
I was in a play by him in Liverpool in 1995/6ish!!!
(The History of the Devil)
I played Verrier...the devils right-hand man (there I go cross dressing again) which was my main part...
...but for one scene, as the woman playing the char wimped out, I was Pia Shim...
...and had to sit astride the devil and be shagged to death...with a noose round my neck (I was teaching him how to tie knots) and be strangled to death too....
...a case of 'Oh, Oh, Oh, AAHH! AAAAAAAAH! AAAAARRGGGG!! (splutter, collapse forwards on top of devil)'
He was a bit over-large, and ginger/blonde with a goatee beard...and my bf of the time was in the audience EVERY night hehe...perv!!
Thank god I was clothed tho...just in case you got the wrong impression...
It was all ACTED, and FULLY DRESSED!!!
its all good if its in the name of barker
Books of Blood roxxors
wings, wings, buy the wings! You could always eat them later if you get hungry.