I was looking through the payment history tab on Livejournal to see just how long I’ve had my Permanent Account over there...and how long I’ve been on LJ as a whole. My account was created on November 10th, 2003, so I’ve been there for nearly 14 years. I obtained the Permanent Account in June of 2005. I renamed my journal in October of that same year.
Back then, my username was faith_of_borg; when I began to gradually move away from my interests in both Buffy and Star Trek, I wanted a username that I wouldn’t really drift away from liking. I didn’t want one that focused on one particular fandom, just in case I jumped ship. I always enjoyed mythology, and eventually picked what I have these days.
As of right now, it’s looking like I will definitely be bringing big_damn_quests over to Dreamwidth. 8 votes in favor, 0 against. I remember what it was like when Greatestjournal disappeared before I could think to save a lot of fannish history in groups I enjoyed. Hence my whole ‘do it while there’s still time’ mentality for archiving.
Large Hadron Collider shuts down for two years of upgrades
svmadelyn made this Valentine Love Meme. You may want to check to see if you happen to be listed. Whoever it was that tossed my name out there, thank you so much—that was unexpected, but definitely a welcome surprise.
Nathan Fillion Is Taking Valentine Requests
The 12 Most Horrifically Bad Dates in All of Science Fiction and Fantasy
Stan Lee’s Rants: How It Should Have Ended. It’s a crossover with How It Should Have Ended, for the Star Wars movies, Inception, and Batman.
San Diego Comic Con badges go on sale on February 16th—here’s your video guide.
ComicsPRO and CBLDF Team-Up for Second Annual Live Auction
Tales From The Code: You’ve Lost That Loving Feeling.
Canada Has Bipartisan Agreement Opposing Zombies
The Line It Is Drawn #126: Valentine’s Day With The Superheroes.
Peter Dinklage joins the cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past. While they don’t say which character he’ll play, my best guess is Puck.
Alternate The Amazing Spider-Man Movie Web-Shooter Designs Arrive Online.
Hayley Atwell Will Return (Briefly) In Captain America: The Winter Soldier.
New Iron Man 3 Poster.
The Night Gwen Stacy Died Cover Art Expected To Go For Over Two Hundred Thousand
Rocket Raccoon: Where Do I Start?
Interview: Scott Snyder On Death Of The Family.
10 Things Geoff Johns Added To The Green Lantern Mythos.
Rumored New Writers For The Green Lantern Books.
Claire Holt joins the spin-off of The Vampire Diaries, The Originals.
A Jurassic Park 3D Poster.
Ultimate Back To The Future Collectible: Biff’s Manure Car.
Griff’s Hoverboard For Sale On eBay.
One Trek Mind #63: 10 Best Trek Romances
The Evolution of Star Trek.
The Darth Vader Knife That’s Made To Go With a Kilt
The Hobbit Re-Read, Chapter 12: Inside Information.
Transformation and Death: The Witches.
Amazingly realistic David Bowie dolls
Night Of The Living Dead (1968): 3 different prints at Archive.org
Evil Dead Fest Announced.
Top 10 Superhero Movie Costumes.
Hey Kids, Comics Vol 2 07 Happy Birthday, Superman Part 2.
Pulp Nightmare Pulp Commentary: Judge Dredd
Comic Book Club Podcast: New Paradigm Studios.
Death’s Door Prods Podcast—Let’s Watch: Young Frankenstein (1974) Commentary
Death’s Door Prods Podcast—Let’s Watch: Spaceballs (1987)
The Words and Deeds Love Meme closed to new comments yesterday—kate_nepveu has decided to continue it here.
Emerald City Comicon website hacked.
How was the encore presentation of Rifftrax Live: Plan 9 From Outer Space?
RiffTrax Live: Birdemic is now available as a VOD—this is a sample.
Peter David is going home early. Best of luck to him for a speedy recovery.
The Line It Is Drawn #124: A Punderful Tribute To Peter David.
Comic Book Legends Revealed #404. This week, all the legends relate to the 60’s Batman television series.
95 Specials, Movies & Marathons to Watch on TV on Super Bowl Sunday -- Instead of Super Bowl XLVII
'Puppy Bowl IX': Catch a preview of Sunday's action
Super Bowl Teaser Spot For World War Z.
Doctor Who 50th Anniversary Art Print.
Matt Smith And David Tennant Are In The Red Nose Day 2013 Trailer.
Phantom comics reissue keeps early masked hero alive
Terry Pratchett and other fantasy authors score at this year’s ALA Awards
Who’s Got A Spare Half Million For A Detective Comics #27?
JLA Profiles: Geoff Johns Approaching Hawkman In A New Way.
9 intriguing details from Burton’s newly leaked Superman Lives script.
Small Screen Survivors: TV Shows That Lived On As Comics.
Mark Millar On X-Men: Days Of Future Past – Sentinels And Kitty Pryde Fans Won’t Be Disappointed
Best Art Ever (This Week): February 1st.
Ask Chris #139: An Extensive Discussion Of Batman Punching Animals
Jim Lee - With Great Power Extended Interviews
AV Club Q&A: Pop culture too extensive to start.
Vintage Horror Cinema: Thomas Edison’s Frankenstein.
Ellen Muth will guest star on Hannibal, playing a character named Georgia.
New Bates Motel Teaser.
Critics’ Roundtable: The Vampire Diaries.
10 of the Most Bizarre Fairy Tale Adaptations.
Lifetime picks up Witches of East End.
Sabrina Carpenter joins Girl Meets World.
Replica Ghostbusters Proton Pack.
Read Harrison Ford’s original script notes from Raiders of the Lost Ark
Mondo’s Lost Boys Posters.
James Horner will be scoring the Ender’s Game adaptation.
Jack The Giant Slayer Set Visit: Interview Highlights.
NBC’s Do No Harm Scores Lowest Rated In-Season Premiere Ever.
Spiral staircase inspired by a whale’s spine.
Guillermo Del Toro’s 'Pinocchio’ Is Not Fossilized Just Yet.
Byzantium - International Trailer
Smodcast #24: Beverly Hills Bat: The Dark Knight Returns Pt. 2 Panel at The Paley Center. The panel includes Bruce Timm, director Jay Oliva, writer Bob Goodman, Andrea Romano, Ariel Winter, and Peter Weller.
Saturday B Movie Reel #97—Tasmanian Devils.
Movie Issues Podcast: Black Dynamite (2009)
Retroist Podcast—Episode 130—Yars’ Revenge.
CBS and CNET Protest Looming BitTorrent Client Ban
For those out there that missed out on seeing Rifftrax Live: Plan 9 From Outer Space in either it’s original showing or encore presentation, or just want to see how it went, here’s an old Tor review, and an old Agony Booth review. Over here are the reactions at the time over at Satellite News, which links to numerous other reviews.
Dingsi is hosting a Love Meme.
An Adventure In Space And Time Cast Announcement—David Bradley will play William Hartnell.
The Doctor Who Project: An Introduction.
Some of Warren Ellis’ favorite Planetary covers.
Committed: Jeff Lemire talks Constantine.
Dimestore Dames spotlights Wendy Harris/Kuttler (Proxy).
The full episode of Pioneers of Television: Superheroes
DC Histories: The Superman/Flash Races.
Matt Kindt Mindmelds With Martian Manhunter.
Katie McGrath and Nonso Anozie join the cast of NBC’s Dracula. Katie McGrath will play Lucy Westenra, and Anonzie will play R.M. Renfield.
First Photo Of Amy Adams As Lois Lane.
Dear Hollywood: Cast Gina Torres As Wonder Woman. Whedonesque reacts to that thought here.
What Are The Ingredients For A Good Wonder Woman Television Series?
Stan Lee Narrates Iron Man: Armored Avenger App.
Eva Green To Play Ava Lord In Sin City: A Dame To Kill For.
The Unwritten and Fables Cross Paths In May.
Some Spider-Man casting ideas more insane than Paul Giamatti as the Rhino.
TV Show Opening Monologues That Are Worth Reciting In The Shower Each Morning.
Five Female Characters Who Should Star In Star Wars: Episode VII.
5 Alternative Zombie Movies To Get You Undead And Ready For Warm Bodies.
10 Reasons Hansel And Gretel: Witch Hunters Is Secretly Great.
The macabre Beetlejuice is a reminder of the dazzling Tim Burton of old.
You’re A Zombie, Chuck T-Shirt.
Harry Potter Sorting Hat Cake.
Through The Looking Glass With An Alice In Wonderland Wedding.
Oz: The Great and Powerful SuperBowl Teaser Trailer
Two new posters for Jack The Giant Slayer.
Cryptid Catalog: 'The Barghest Hound'
Spawn of Dark Shadows: Gothica ABC Pilot.
Dark Shadows #13 Extended Preview.
Brand New Dark Shadows For 2013, From Big Finish.
6 Filmmaking Tips From Silent Era Icon Harold Lloyd.
Trailers From Hell: Marshall Harvey on Unfaithfully Yours
Grace Randolph’s Stacktastic: Comic To Pilot
It Just Popped In There: The Making Of A Stay Puft Costume.
The Sandman Re-Read: Dream Country.
Evil Dead to open a week early.
Title and Plot Revealed for the Muppets sequel.
These Masters of the Universe Plushies Are Powerfully Cuddly.
Roseanne Barr To Play Krang Prime In Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
10 episodes that make the argument for SCTV as one of TV’s all-time greats.
How I Met Your Mother officially renewed for final season.
Radiodrome, Episode 108: The Predator Retrospective.
Radiodrome, Episode 109: Adaptations
Nerdist Writer’s Panel #71: American Horror Story: Asylum In Review. Tim Minear joins the panel, along with co-executive producers Jennifer Salt and Jessica Sharzer.
Now Playing Podcast: Die Hard 2: Die Harder (1990)
Comic Issues #103.
Geekfest Rants, Episode 125.
Junk Food Dinner #145: The Day My Kid Went Punk (1987), Mr. T’s Be Somebody Or Be Somebody’s Fool (1984), and For Safety’s Sake (1986). If you want to skip the interview portion, and go straight to the movie discussion, skip ahead to 1:25:19.
Rifftrax: Say No To Strangers (Sample).
A Words And Deeds Love Meme is being hosted by Staranise. My post is here.
Disney closes Epic Mickey creator Junction Point Studios
All Original Watchmen Art Is Now Up For Auction.
SDCC ’13: Pro Badge-o-ween has come…and gone
There’s a fan petition to save Young Justice and Green Lantern: The Animated Series.
BBC Worldwide’s playlist for the First Doctor.
The ‘Doctor Who’ Knitting Circle: Part 2
Beautiful Retro Doctor Who Books Reissued For 50th Anniversary.
Stan Lee’s Rants: Airline Arrival Delays
Batman: The Dark Knight Returns, Part Two Animated Feature Now Available On Home Video, Download
JLA Profiles: Catwoman Brings Villainous Slant To Team
What it means to be an alien: David S. Goyer talks Man of Steel
The 10 Greatest Superman Villains Of All Time.
On the Scene: Superman at 75, Celebrating America’s Most Enduring Hero
More Images From Aborted Superman Lives Show Nicholas Cage In Costume
Justice League Depends On How Well Man of Steel Does.
Interview: Kelly Sue DeConnick, The Power Behind The New Captain Marvel
Being Human (UK)—Cast Promotional Group Photo.
Audio downloads available at Cinemassacre. One of them is a commentary for the 1931 version of Dracula.
The new poster for The Lone Ranger.
From Cracked: 6 Unknown Artists Who Made All Of Our Favorite Movie Moments.
David Cronenberg To Star In Haunting Thriller ‘Body Art’
Have The 501st At Your Wedding And Help a Worthy Charity
Star Wars/Star Trek Movie Art: 15 Favorite Fan-Made Mashups
Lucasfilm cancels 3D re-releases of Star Wars to focus on Episode VII.
Cast Update For Stephen King’s Under The Dome--Jolene Purdy and Nicholas Strong join the show.
Gaumont’s Barbarella TV series coming to life with Skyfall writers; Nicolas Winding Refn will direct.
BBC orders a second series of Ripper Street for 2014.
CBS Renews Entire Daytime Line-Up For 2013-2014 Season Including The Young And The Restless and The Bold And The Beautiful.
Fiction Into Reality: Why We Borrow From What We Love.
He’s Still Got It: Ex-Green Power Ranger Breaks World Record For Karate Chopping Wood Blocks While Skydiving.
Girl Meets World Gets Official Pilot Order From Disney. Cory and Topanga’s daughter will be played by Rowan Blanchard.
How The Return of the Living Dead thumbs its nose at traditional zombie lore.
Wil Wheaton reflects on Star Trek: The Next Generation’s season 3.
Julia Wagner Joins Sin City: A Dame To Kill For.
10 Greatest Prison Breaks In Science Fiction And Fantasy.
Ten Fairy Tales That Scream For The Horror Film Treatment.
NBC’s Alice In Wonderland sequel gets pilot order.
The Best Fictional Libraries In Pop Culture.
Nine Genre Movies Not To Look Forward To In 2013.
From Think Geek: Pac Man Multi-Color Ghost Lamp.
Fantastic Fangirls Q&A #188: Plan a comic book convention that would be perfect for you.
Nerdist Podcast: Mark Hamill.
The Shut Up And Watch This Podcast: Judge Dredd (1995)
The Batman Universe, Episode 108.
We Hate Movies Podcast, Episode 95: This Means War (2012)
And now, a meme taken from several people on my friends list:
If you could sit me down and get me to share one canon, be it a book or movie or show, what would you share with me? What made you pick that one?
ephemere is hosting a Love Meme.
Dimestore Dames spotlights Kate Spencer/Manhunter VI.
Mozilla Slams CISPA.
Apple Is Rejecting Apps That Use Dropbox Functionality.
Pirate Bay Enjoys 12 Million Traffic Boost, Shares Unblocking Tips.
Virgin Media Starts Pirate Bay Blockade.
Sony Put Video Service On Hold Due To Comcast Data Caps.
From Cracked: 5 Ridiculous Origins of Famous Urban Legends.
An Optical Illusion That Explains The Origins of Imaginary Monsters.
Disneyland Paris is getting a Star Wars Land.
New tv spot for Snow White And The Huntsman.
You Don’t Know Poe: 10 Weird Thing About Edgar Allan Poe.
ComicsAlliance Guide To The Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2012.
Reverse Parthenogenesis—a short film starring Amber Benson and Adam Busch—is now online.
New trailer for Tron: Uprising.
Bizarro Back Issues: Robin, Batgirl, and the Devil-Worshipping Ghost of Benedict Arnold.
Andy MacDonald’s X-Men Redesign.
Creepy Prometheus Viral Audio Reveals Scene.
Give your home a Brood infestation with DST’s latest wave of Minimates.
Handmade TARDIS Ipad Case.
From Pajiba: 10 Shows That Are Better When Viewed In One Long Lazy Marathon.
Inspector Spacetime T-Shirt.
Texting In Movies: What Life Might Be Like.
Gollum Lord of the Rings Cake.
Hungry for power? Make a Game of Thrones cake.
10 Insanely Awkward Superhero Romantic Subplots.
Superhero Finger Costumes.
New Dark Shadows Featurette Looks at a Strange Family.
In The Salem Branch, by Lara Parker, apparently you’ll get to read all about David and Barnabas eating pot brownies, and Angelique getting spanked (but not by those two).
The Hunger Games’ Gary Ross might make one of those half-dozen Houdini movies.
Make a comic book t-shirt with Neil Gaiman and Threadless.
Bruce Campbell chats about the Evil Dead remake and Burn Notice.
Behind the scenes photos from the Adam West Batman series.
When cancellation is the best thing that can happen to a tv series.
Top 10 Literary Works In The Comic Book Medium.
Three clips from Men In Black 3.
Two new images from Pixar’s Brave.
Ask Slashdot: Which Comic Books To Start My 3-Year Old With?
What’s the most underrated show of the 80’s? Vulture says it’s the 80’s version of The Twilight Zone.
Episode Guide: The MST3K Scrapbook.
New photos of The Lizard from The Amazing Spider-Man.
Doctor Who: Ace Adventures Exclusive Featurette.
Stan Lee on Marvel movie history, his favorite cameos, and Michael Jackson as Spider-Man.
Never-Before-Seen Concept Art From David Cronenberg’s Total Recall.
What The World Needs Now: A Little Shop Of Horrors Remake.
Gateways To Geekery: Exploring Steven Moffat’s work on Sherlock, Doctor Who, Coupling and beyond.
Snuffed Out: TV Series That Were Gone Too Soon. Good to know I’m not the only one that remembers The Five Mrs. Buchanans. I would also add Women of the House, starring Delta Burke, which almost nobody remembers.
Nerdist Writers Panel #37: Jane Espenson and Douglas Petrie.
According to a couple people Mom just checked with in our area, the Comcast issue isn’t just us. And it’s being done in such a way that everyone affected will believe it’s something wrong on their end, rather than Comcast’s. Another thing I plan to point out when (and if—they said if they don’t bother, we can get a $20 credit, which doesn’t help) they arrive on Saturday.