Some stuff

Apr. 18th, 2011 08:49 pm
mymetalphantom: (Default)
1. Because I’m basically an idiot, I changed my email address for LJ when they were having all that comment notification trouble, then I promptly forgot that I had done it. If you wrote a comment to me and I haven’t replied...well, that’ll be why. *facepalm* I swear, I am clever sometimes.

2. I finally put the finishing touches to my 60s themed living room. Of course, the TV and computer don’t quite fit that theme but hey, whatever.

Pictures - just scroll past the link if you're not interested )

3. I finally found my college files on the back up of my old hard drive. In one file was the novel that I planned, researched, plotted and wrote three chapters of for my creative writing assignment. I should probably finish that, right? I could be sitting on a best selling novel! *hollow laughter*

4. I would quite like to write some fic, but I've run dry on ideas. Any suggestions?
mymetalphantom: (Default)
I think I posted this here a few years ago (and it's very famous, obv.), but the other day I found the link for it in the crap that I took off my old hard drive, and it coincided with me watching Richard III (for the eleventy-millionth time).

A combination of some of my favourite things; Peter Sellers, The Beatles and Olivier's Richard III*.

Also, I was bored and had nothing better to do than post this.

*I am shameless fangirly for Olivier's Richard; mock away, my beautiful ones.
mymetalphantom: (SRoD...Van Helsing will kick your)
I was watching Dracula AD 1972, which is a movie with no nutritional value whatsoever. Yet, like junk food, there is something oddly satisfying about it.

Anywho, I haven't seen this film in a while so I had completely forgotten that MICHAEL KITCHEN WAS IN IT. *flail*

Cut to save your f'lists (also warning for 70s fashion!) )

I'm gonna go now. I'm tired and thus have been having comma problems in this post. :D
mymetalphantom: (IT Crowd...sometimes I could kiss your)
I've done a lot of waiting around today, which always drives me crazy.

If bored, make a LiveJournal post. I have nothing to declare but my geekery. This is a small sample of nerdy stuff in my nerdy life.

Apologies for my crappy camera work. A photographer I am not. )
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Today I was taking screencaps from The Thick of It (which, by the way, is about as easy as trying to thread a needle when drunk), when something caught my eye. Slightly relevent to (some of) our interests.

Cut because the image might appear bigger than I first thought and I don't want to mess up everyone's friend's page. )
mymetalphantom: (Experimentation)
I'm pretty sure this doesn't address anyone on my f'list particularly, but the whole idea of adaptations was whirling around my brain a bit and I was forced to put my thoughts on the subject into order.

I should start off by saying that I am neither angered nor excited by the upcoming Holmes film and will probably not see it until the craziness has died down. I know, right? My lack of curiosity has surprised even me!

Also I should say that literature and film was my specialist area when I was at uni, so I do sort of know what I'm talking about (emphasis on the words sort of) XD

It's meant to be fun, so apologies if I come across as a total gob-shite.

Why it's okay to love the adaptation )
mymetalphantom: (Holmes/Watson)
I saw this on TV the other day and, well naturally I thought of my fellow 'Holmesslashers'.

A discussion about homosexuality in literature from The Thin Blue Line, 0:00-0:56.

It made me laugh. Mainly because that's the sort of reaction I sometimes get as well XD

Do I really need to ask what you think Holmes and Watson get up to between cases? No? I thought not ;)
mymetalphantom: (Reggie Perrin *facepalm*)
This time of the dorky observation kind.

In the comedy series Yes, Minister there is an episode entitled "Skeleton in the Cupboard" (which is brilliant, but I digress). In this the journalist is played by Donald Gee, who also plays Inspector Lestrade in some of the BBC Radio Holmes adaptations.

Now, they also recorded Yes, Minister for radio and I was listening to it the other day only to find that Donald Gee had been Clive Merrison.

After I told a few people this I came to the realisation that this was really only interesting to myself.


In other news, I think I'm getting ill. Yuck.

Tee Hee!

Jun. 3rd, 2009 09:40 am
mymetalphantom: (Paddy and his lovely curly hair)
So in between being a little bit crazy and falling asleep ridiculously early, I found something on Hot Daily that me chuckle.

Snip Snip )
mymetalphantom: (Holmes/ attempt at  not)
I've had the same headache now since Sunday. Oww.

Anywho, enough of that.

Last night I was watching The Apprentice and the narrator said something like "Sir Alan tells the team to meet him in Chiswick"

To which I, completely without thinking, replied, "Chiswick?" in my very best Granada!Lestrade impression. Then realised with horror what I had done, and that I had in fact revealed to normal people the full extent of my nerdiness.

Luckily it was so nerdy that the "normal" people didn't get it and just thought I was being random. Phew.

In other news, I got annoyed at the BAFTAs and then got a bit excited over them. X Factor won which was a travesty but then David Mitchell won and so did The IT Crowd so that was all good. I know I'm late commenting on that but I was really not in the mood over the weekend.

also I totally wanna ship John Sessions and Kenneth Branagh now!

I am also trying to control my wrath over the BBC's remake of Reggie Perrin. I don't like it when people mess around with my favourite programmes on the specious pretext of "updating". Just fuck off with your updating, okay?