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Sat, Jun. 14th, 2008, 12:55 pm

A silly poll from zentariana hereCollapse )

Sun, Jan. 14th, 2007, 08:46 am
Sorry, friends page.

Good christ, Blogger software got updated and republished a bunch of entries...including to the "chiasmusfeed" user on LJ. Fucking awesome. Sorry, guys!

Sat, May. 27th, 2006, 12:07 pm

posting here because i don't feel like posting stuff about dreams on my regular blog, no matter how relevant to my actual mindset they may be.

a weird dream, pasted from ircCollapse )

Thu, Aug. 4th, 2005, 04:44 pm
memememememe meme

Apologies to Jana.

9 Layers

A meme to peel aways the layers of you.

LAYER ONE:
-- Name: Emily
-- Birth date: Dec. 11, 1981
-- Birthplace: Portland, Oregon
-- Current Location: Milpitas, California

-- Eye Color: Hazel
-- Hair Color: Brown
-- Height: 5'4"
-- Righty or Lefty: The usual righty
-- Zodiac Sign: Sagittarius

LAYER TWO:
-- Your heritage: 1/4 Irish, 1/4 French, and the rest is somehow split between Scottish, German, and Norwegian
-- The shoes you wore today: Black suede vintage-styled Sketchers ($6 from Value Village)
-- Your weakness: Coffee and chocolate, laziness, the Charging Rhinos card in Apples to Apples
-- Your fears: Being stuck in a boring place and turning into something I hate
-- Your perfect pizza: Whole wheat crust, loaded with veggies (spinach, broccoli, sun-dried tomatoes, fresh tomatoes, artichoke hearts, zucchini, etc.) and some good cheese, sprinkled with red pepper flakes, fresh parsley, and pecan slivers
-- Goal you'd like to achieve: Making a name for myself in a field I'm excited about

LAYER THREE:
-- Your most overused phrase on AIM: "Heh!"
-- Your first waking thoughts: "Oh, fuck." (Usually in reaction to whatever horrible thing is happening that the news just told me about)
-- Your best physical feature: I think I have a pretty face. I also have big breasts, which are nowhere near as useful as some people would like to think
-- Your most missed memory: Christmas with my family

LAYER FOUR:
-- Pepsi or Coke: I hate cola
-- McDonald's or Burger King: I hate fast food and meat
-- Single or group dates: I'm better one-on-one, I think
-- Adidas or Nike: Two of the three pairs of shoes I wear most often are Danskos; I don't own either of these brands
-- Lipton Ice Tea or Nestea: Honest Tea
-- Chocolate or vanilla: Chocolate in most cases, but vanilla has its place (barefoot and pregnant in the kitchen)
-- Cappuccino or coffee: Black coffee, though the occasional cappuccino is delicious

LAYER FIVE:
-- Smoke: Nyet
-- Cuss: Uh, constantly
-- Sing: In the car
-- Take a shower everyday: Yes
-- Do you think you've been in love: I know I've been in love
-- Want to go to college: Again?
-- Liked high school: Could've been worse
-- Want to get married: The idea is vaguely appealing, though the wedding ceremony itself is terrifying
-- Believe in yourself: Sometimes
-- Get motion sickness: Nope
-- Think you're attractive: Eh
-- Think you're a health freak: With food, yes, a little
-- Get along with your parent(s): Very much so
-- Like thunderstorms: LOVE them
-- Play an instrument: I took three years of piano as a kid and I know some guitar chords

LAYER SIX: In the past month...
-- Drank alcohol: A little. My sister made me try a variety of things she thought I'd like, but actually tasted like cough syrup, just to drive home my conviction that alcohol tastes yucky (to me)
-- Smoked: No
-- Done a drug: MOUNTAINS AND MOUNTAINS OF COCAI-- I mean, I took some ibuprofen and stuff
-- Made Out: Not nearly as much as I'd like
-- Gone on a date: I live with my boyfriend. Our whole life is like one giant date. That is to say, no
-- Gone to the mall?: That was how I killed last Saturday
-- Eaten an entire box of Oreos?: No, but given the opportunity, I'm sure I could
-- Eaten sushi: Yeah, delicious by ridiculously expensive veggie sushi
-- Been on stage: God no
-- Been dumped: Almost
-- Gone skating: Ugh, no
-- Made homemade cookies: I made dough just so I could eat it. Does that count?
-- Gone skinny dipping: Uh, no
-- Dyed your hair: It's been awhile
-- Stolen Anything: Only ideas

LAYER SEVEN: Ever...
-- Played a game that required removal of clothing: Like the "Whooo, it's hot here in the office!" game? No
-- Been trashed or extremely intoxicated: Nope
-- Been caught "doing something": Red-handed
-- Been called a tease: No
-- Gotten beaten up: Repeatedly! Bruises are pretty!
-- Shoplifted: I lifted a shell from a tourist shop when I was six or something
-- Changed who you were to fit in: It is the way of the world

LAYER EIGHT:
-- Age you hope to be married: I don't think of things that way
-- Numbers and Names of Children: Kids are fucking terrifying
-- Describe your Dream Wedding: Small and classy and simple and not a big fucking deal
-- How do you want to die: By living on the EDGE, man
-- Where you want to go to college: Again?
-- What do you want to be when you grow up: Happy
-- What country would you most like to visit: Pretty much all of them

LAYER NINE:
-- Number of drugs taken illegally: I don't think any
-- Number of people I could trust with my life: That's weird...I'd trust a lot of random strangers with my life. Emergency workers, doctors, the like. I don't know how to answer this, exactly
-- Number of CDs that I own: Eleventy-twelve
-- Number of piercings: 2 (both ears; I used to have two holes each, though)
-- Number of tattoos: 0
-- Number of times my name has appeared in the newspaper?: At least 4 that I know of--name listed in the paper for my high school graduating class; I've had three stories published in community papers that had a byline
-- Number of scars on my body: I only know of two right now
-- Number of things in my past that I regret: Plenty

Sun, Jul. 31st, 2005, 02:10 pm
This is the place for memes.

From here: some traits supposedly associated with your birth month. Strikeout the ones that don't apply.

DECEMBER:
Loyal and generous. Sexy. Patriotic. Active in games and interactions. Impatient and hasty. Ambitious. Influential in organizations. Fun to be with. Loves to socialize. Loves praises. Loves attention. Loves to be loved. Honest and trustworthy. Not pretending. Short tempered. Changing personality. Not egoistic. Take high pride in oneself. Hates restrictions. Loves to joke. Good sense of humor. Logical.

(Some I've left unstruck, but you can be the judge.)

Wed, May. 18th, 2005, 06:42 am
that darn film meme.

Because the power of Jess compells me.

1) Total number of films I own on DVD/video:

The collection is surprisingly small.

DVD:
The Notorious C.H.O.
Scratch
Mr. Show Seasons 1 & 2
Mr. Show Season 3
Mr. Show Season 4
Space Ghost Coast to Coast Season 1 (Chris, do you still have this? I don't.)
Kids in the Hall: Tour of Duty (saw this live, too!)
Donnie Darko (original, not director's cut)
Once Upon a Time in China
Fantasia

Kevin has a bigger collection, but I won't include it since it isn't mine. And some of it is crap.

VHS:
Citizen Kane
Rear Window
Volcano
Mallrats
High Fidelity
The Big Lebowski
Harold & Maude
Dr. Strangelove
This Is Spinal Tap
The Addams Family
Heavenly Creatures (missing)

2) The last film I bought:

Uhhh, probably it was technically Apocalypse Now Redux, but I returned it because it was a R2 disc and I was stupid and didn't read that on the sticker. And that was a long time ago. I rent more than I buy.

Oh, I bought A Fistful of Dollars and For a Few Dollars More as Christmas presents for my brother.

3) The last film I watched:

Silence of the Lambs on TV. Last actual DVD? Netflix sez... The Yes Men. Good stuff. In the theater? Damn, I don't think I've been since The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou was at the Cinesaver.

4) Five films that I watch a lot or that mean a lot to me:

1. The Big Lebowski. It's like the insane friend you call up when you're bored and need to be entertained, but not totally turn off your brain. It always poses a good, strange question.
2. Mallrats. That dumb book you read over and over again just to pass the time and because, okay, admit it, you enjoy it, despite its lack of intelligence.
3. Harold & Maude. One of the first (and only?) films my mom recommended I watch that I truly love. It's beautiful and full of Cat Stevens and dark, dark humor.
4. The Godfather I & II. Because my brother and I made the effort to watch these together.
5. Scratch. It made me want to become a DJ and collect vinyl. I got a pair of turntables and bought some records, but I was never really good at the DJ thing. It's still rad, though. And it shows, in an admittedly superficial way, the power of documentary and of music to really affect a person's life.

Okay, Jess, I lied. Who, me, hurry?

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