Showing posts with label TV shows. Show all posts
Showing posts with label TV shows. Show all posts

Friday, 31 August 2018

Friday Fics Fix - Perspectives






'She knew she should leave but she couldn’t move. Was completely unable to tear her eyes from the man she thought she knew, who had suddenly become someone completely different.'




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Well written fanfiction dammit!




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Is there any better feeling in the goddman world?!


Thursday, 23 August 2018

Comics Wrap-Up - I'll Always Be Waiting In the Back Room





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Another week of 'Other Stuff' - though hopefully uber-interesting 'Other Stuff' - once again, blame Loki!




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Friday, 10 August 2018

Friday Fics Fix - Whose Shield Are You?







'“Ruby was dangerous and it got complicated and that is just the way it was.” Exploded Fitz, trying so desperately to keep calm but feeling his control slipping away. “So I’m sorry if it doesn’t fit with-” Fitz took a breath as his voice thickened and broke, begging for tears not to fall out of frustration, “whatever narrative that you’ve built for yourself.”'







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One of the biggest plusses of Marvel's Agents of SHIELD, for me at least, is Leopold Fitz.

Played to a point nearing perfection by Iain De Caestecker,  Agent Fitz has gone through pretty much any sh** that this series has to throw at him.

And this series has had a large supply of sh** to throw at him.




Friday, 3 August 2018

Friday Fics Fix - Da Vinci, Like Never Before






'"What did they do to you?" he whispered. "What have you done to yourself?" he added without thinking. Words tumbling out of his mouth like the thoughts that used to tangle in his mind. "What did I do?"'









This week's fic is for a TV show I absolutely adore, and which was cut short too soon after just 3 series.

Da Vinci's Demons is a highly underrated show.

It's basically like Game of Thrones with real historical people, but keeping the weird-a** paranormal/fantasy elements.

So it's kind of like an alternate version of history, with a young bad-boy Leonardo Da Vinci.



Friday, 20 July 2018

Friday Fics Fix - Westeros-by-Sea




'“I, er, can I try some?” Theon finally asks some twenty minutes after they come in, interrupting their chatter.

“Sure. There’s the changing room, knock yourself out.”

Theon disappears inside it with a stack of things.

“Well,” Mance says, his tone of voice suddenly dropping lower, “whatever happened to him sure as hell wasn’t a walk in the park.”'





I loooove it when fanfics experiment dammit! XD

And when I randomly find fanfiction that puts Game of Thrones characters in the modern-day, AND in my beloved Wales?!





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Friday, 15 June 2018

Friday Fics Fix - Coming Out Aro








'This was the perfect opportunity to come out. These were the people who deserved to know, if anyone did... But what if? Part of him whispered. What if they don’t accept you? What if everything goes wrong?' 






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Friday, 1 June 2018

Friday Fics Fix - Johnlock Blogging










'(Don’t worry, if you were, which you weren’t. He’s fine; some poor kid found him in a ditch, pretending to be a dead body in the name of science.)'







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You can't be a blogger without being at least a little bit obsessed with blogging.

You can deny it if you like, but it's true.

We all have a serious fascination with the slightly weird processes which combine to make this thoroughly modern medium. (...and that was a weird sentence! *shrugs*)




Friday, 4 May 2018

Friday Fics Fix - The Sense of Things

I found a fic which has synaesthesia in it dammit!!!!





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For those of you who don't know, synaesthesia is: a) a melding or running together of two senses, and b) something that I have.



Friday, 20 April 2018

Friday Fics Fix - Show Your Scars

Fanfiction's gonna change the wooooooooorld! XD





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Cos fic authors - nerds, fangirls, fanboys, and non-binary fan folks - look at the stigma and the cr*p of previous generations, and say NO!

No to stigma on mental health. No to body image stigma. No to silence on sh** that hurts people!

*takes a deep breath*






Wednesday, 18 April 2018

The Play's The Thing!

I was watching the BBC version of Hamlet starring Andrew Scott the other day (y'know, the Irish guy who plays Moriarty?) and a thought popped into my head:




Plays should count for the Goodreads Challenge!








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(My Goodreads account is private. Sorry.)



Friday, 23 March 2018

Friday Fics Fix - Overloaded

Sensory overload can occur with several different disabilities.





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Most commonly, it occurs with ADHD, Autism, Fibromyalgia, and Anxiety Disorders. It can also occur with migraines and many other conditions.

I get it with migraines (and I'm going to be honest, the Anxiety and the synaesthesia probably don't help with this.) It is a freaking b**ch.



Friday, 16 March 2018

Friday Fics Fix - King Arthur. Sexually Fluid Fluff-Master.

OMG I love this fic!!!! Like, dudes, can I climb into this fic and live there?!



(Yeah, I'm really tired so I apologise for the possible randomness of this post!

I'm at that stage where I *really* have no idea what I'm talking about.

That stage comes *after* the 'talking like a 19th Century novel' phase, and *before* the 'fell asleep while standing up' phase.

Usually, anyway. Sometimes there's another 19th Century phase in there somewhere. OK, I need a nap, clearly.)



(Although, it's entirely possible that you won't notice the difference to how I am normally. #TrueStory.)




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Friday, 16 February 2018

Friday Fics Fix - Let's Be Random

I have the flu, so if I'm making even less sense than usual, then I totally blame that. 😷 πŸ˜…





Every now and then, (or maybe a little more often than that,) I love reading completely random fics.

...The kind of fics where someone's taken one tiny detail of a fandom, and just kind of... run with it!







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Friday, 19 January 2018

Friday Fics Fix - Use Your Head

This week's fic made me metaphorically punch the air. Because dudes - yes!





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This fic is one of those which you don't need to be all that familiar with the fandom itself to enjoy - which is good because it's from the re-booted MacGyver fandom, which is kind of smaller than most fandoms.



Sunday, 8 October 2017

Nerd Church - Kids and Gender Equality

Recently I've seen two TV programmes which really hammered home how much we still need to improve on gender equality in the 21st Century.

The first was the BBC's 'No More Boys and Girls' where plans were put in place to counteract negative gender stereotyping in a class of seven and eight-ish year-olds*



*yes, 'ish' because I really can't remember. They were smol, ok?







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Friday, 22 September 2017

Friday Fics Fix - Anything But Ordinary, Please

In fandom, anything that can be shipped eventually will be shipped.

Which is both awesome and terrifying when you think about it. πŸ‘πŸ˜…





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(Fangirling notes: fandom is here used as a collective term for fans.

Shipping is wanting two (or more) characters to be in a romantic or sexual relationship. This may or may not conform to the official materials, known as canon.)



Thursday, 24 August 2017

Wednesday, 2 August 2017

Thursday, 2 February 2017

Comics Wrap-Up - But I'm No Good, Good, At Lip Service





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Webcomics





In the wake of a whole lotta stupid coming out of the US in terms of policy this month, let's take a look at some excellent webcomics/cartoons/art from the webs, which make the world a better place.


(I'm embedding tweets here, and I've never done that before - so let's hope this works!)








First, let's let Ms. Marvel, aka Kamala Khan, show us how it's done:










Now, let's let Lady Liberty show the world how she would greet refugees:



















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And just to round off the webcomics section, here are a couple of awesome artworks/cartoons from LGBTQ+  creators:




















Other Stuff



The wonderful Supergirl TV series has been nominated for a GLAAD award for outstanding drama series.

The awards honour media with outstanding LGBTQ+ representation; and the current series of Supergirl has made leaps in rep. with the step of allowing Supergirl's sister, Alex, to be lesbian.










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And here's a bunch of interesting links of the comics-y type that I've come across this week:
















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Thursday, 24 November 2016

Comics Wrap-Up - Days Like This








Graphic Novels


This week, I read Julio's Day by Gilbert Hernandez (UK - US,) which I've wanted to read since I did my Latinx graphic novels post a little while back.





It was... well, it was freaking weird, in all honesty, but I still really enjoyed it.

There was more sex and gore in there than I was expecting though! Not that there was a lot - there wasn't - but still more than I expected. And some m/m-ness, which was unexpected but awesome.







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Not much else to share with you this week, but a few things:

I read this review of the superhero series Legends of Tomorrow by Jessica @ Rabid Reads.

Regular readers of DORA will remember that I adore Legends - not least because of the beautiful and awesome-sauce Sara Lance :)

(And she's canon queer!)







But Legends has a lot going for it - not just Sara. This is a show that really shouldn't work, and really does!

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In other queer-girl-superhero-news, the amazing Marvel Latinx heroine, America Chavez, is getting her own comics title!


An #OwnVoices Latinx queer superhero! Sometimes guys, there is news which just makes your heart happy :)







I'll see you next week for more comics guys! Go be awesome!




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