mockturtle (hellblazer06) wrote,

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What are you, nuts? Are you just some... nutty-nut girl who's nuts?

Did you know that if you go researching for prosthetic arms (more fact finding for Billy fics), you hit a shitload of anime/manga pages? It amuses me, and it probably explains where a great deal of my character whumping comes from, influence wise.

Apparently the Japanese word for prosthetic arm is dendou gishu, and you never know when little facts like that are going to come in useful, though I've not sent Billy to Japan in my fics yet (just about everywhere else but). I bet he'd be big in Japan, and it'd be amusing, but I have to finish part three of my JP3 series for that to make sense. Briefly, to say Billy has become the posterboy for palaeontology is putting it mildly.

Besides, it's fun to make Alan slightly crazy with jealousy, on both a professional and personal level. I need a bit of friction between the boys, afterall. Happy families make for a boring read.

There was something up with the birds this morning. It makes me uneasy. Sometimes it's nothing, but sometimes it's something. Hey, augery is an intuition, not a science. It'd be better if my little voice wasn't agitated, too. Eli's coming.

Do you also have any idea how hard it is to find a gift for a male that can be opened in polite society in Smallmindedville? You see the buying of the gift for the exiting co-worker fell to me by default, as it would, as no sane person would charge me with such a mission. Nevertheless I was a good girl and I phoned the Gift Guru, who suggested a comedy coffee mug. Fearless Leader wanted something that said Our Town, as co-worker is wisely escaping over the border. So I thought a souvenir mug, piece of piss. How wrong I was. After tramping the length and breath of the Hellmouth I discovered the only place that sold Smallmindedville souvenir mugs was Starbucks. Yep, if you want something local, turn to an American corporation. Oh, bitter irony.

Still, it's in the bag. Thank you Starbucks. Thank you America.

Last night's telly: Farscape was the season finale for season three. I really liked it, lots of angst (btw, Gigi was on the radio this morning, being, well, Gigi). Ivan Sergei popped up in Crossing Jordan and I watched West Wing for the first time in two years and I actually enjoyed it. I've always liked Jeremy from Sports Night and he works very well in WW. It was quite a good episode, and I'll be watching next week (unlike 6FU, which has lost me).

  • Jurassic Park III script
  • Who Would You Kill On Sports Night?

  • Memorable Quotes from "Sports Night"

  • Equilibrium Script

  • Screen caps from LOTR:TTT

  • Kinder Surprise

  • LOTR pics

  • Rugged Men

  • 7-UP

  • Clarissa

  • Action figures

  • Kate Beckinsale interview

  • Underworld production photos

  • underworld more images

  • Download Underworld trailer (site link)

  • Underworld official site

  • trailer (site link)

  • 'Forever Knight' on DVD

  • Underworld poster

  • Underworld

  • DinoKabin

  • Archaeopteryx Is Not A Penguin

  • The Dinosaur Origin and Extinction.
  • Japanese -> English Dictionary

  • Shape-Memory Alloy Could Enhance Prostheses Performance

  • Robotics and Electronics Research Aid in Building "Smart" Prostheses

  • basic prosthetic options
  • Electric Power in Upper Limb Prosthetics The Michigan Experience

  • Motor Prostheses and the Lack of Physiologically Appropriate Feedback

  • What a Half-Smile Really Means

  • Bambi is dead

  • Seeing the Fingerprints of Other Hands in Shakespeare (subscription required)

  • Jazz stars linked to mental illness

  • Uma and Ethan split

  • Damian Lewis: Harpers March 2003 UK (subscription required)

  • Dougray/Damian/Toby/Hugh: Harpers March 2003 UK (subscription required)

  • Daniel Craig: Harpers March 2003 UK (subscription required)

  • Alan Rickman: Harpers March 2003 UK (subscription required)

  • Matthew Rhys: Harpers March 2003 UK (subscription required)

  • Daniel Craig: Hello 780 (subscription required)

  • Gerard Butler: Harpers March 2003 UK (subscription required)

  • Ioan Gruffudd: Harpers March 2003 UK (subscription required)

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