zombie_boogie: (TV » Fringe » The Team)
Here it is! My now long-overdue Epic Fringe Flail Post of Epicness. I finished the series nearly a month ago and I've wanted to babble excessively about it ever since, but I had to prettify the post so that delayed things a bit (the picspams in this entry will be the first ones I've produced using my newly-acquired copy of Photoshop, eee!). This post not only serves as a means to get my Fringe-related thinky-thoughts out of my system in one shot, but also as my bingo card entry for [livejournal.com profile] scifiland's multi-media bingo challenge (the card is here). So without further ado:



OMG FRIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINGE GODDAMN

Oh man, this show. This show. I never expected to love it as much as I do now. I expected a decent The X-Files meets CSI type deal, and at the the beginning of season one I would say it seemed like it was going in that direction. But somewhere along the way the show really hit its stride and became its own wonderful, unique entity. It ate my heart and then it ate my brain. It starts off a bit slowly, but the plotlines are incredibly well-crafted (the writers seem to know what the hell they are doing with the mytharc, which I can't say for a lot of other sci-fi shows), the fringe science shit is gooey and cool, and the cinematography is gorgeous. But above all things, Fringe is grounded by its phenomenal characters and the actors who portray them so beautifully. If you like good science fiction, hell, if you like good television in general I'd highly encourage you to give this show a shot because it's still early in its run and it definitely needs more fans.

Ramble Ramble Ramble Pretty Pictures Ramble Ramble HERE BE SPOILERS )
zombie_boogie: (TV » Fringe » The Team)
Here it is! My now long-overdue Epic Fringe Flail Post of Epicness. I finished the series nearly a month ago and I've wanted to babble excessively about it ever since, but I had to prettify the post so that delayed things a bit (the picspams in this entry will be the first ones I've produced using my newly-acquired copy of Photoshop, eee!). This post not only serves as a means to get my Fringe-related thinky-thoughts out of my system in one shot, but also as my bingo card entry for [livejournal.com profile] scifiland's multi-media bingo challenge (the card is here). So without further ado:



OMG FRIIIIIIIIIIIIIIINGE GODDAMN

Oh man, this show. This show. I never expected to love it as much as I do now. I expected a decent The X-Files meets CSI type deal, and at the the beginning of season one I would say it seemed like it was going in that direction. But somewhere along the way the show really hit its stride and became its own wonderful, unique entity. It ate my heart and then it ate my brain. It starts off a bit slowly, but the plotlines are incredibly well-crafted (the writers seem to know what the hell they are doing with the mytharc, which I can't say for a lot of other sci-fi shows), the fringe science shit is gooey and cool, and the cinematography is gorgeous. But above all things, Fringe is grounded by its phenomenal characters and the actors who portray them so beautifully. If you like good science fiction, hell, if you like good television in general I'd highly encourage you to give this show a shot because it's still early in its run and it definitely needs more fans.

Ramble Ramble Ramble Pretty Pictures Ramble Ramble HERE BE SPOILERS )
zombie_boogie: (TV » TVD » Damon)
Like many of you I'm sure, I find summer hiatus is a great time to catch up with television shows that I've intended to watch but haven't gotten around to yet. I recently finished catching up with two TV shows that I'd heard a lot of positive things about: The Vampire Diaries and Fringe. Neither of them was amazing from the very first episode, but they quickly became fantastic entertainment and now I can say with confidence that they're two of my current favourite shows. I am dying for the fall season so that they can return to my TV screen. Since I love them both so much, I'm going to babble and spam the hell out of them. First up is The Vampire Diaries.

 

OMG THE VAMPIRE DIARIES GODDAMN

You guys. You guys. This show is so much better than a teen vampire drama on the CW has any right to be. I actually reviewed the pilot when it first aired and I wasn't super impressed. It was better than I thought it would be, but it was only mildly entertaining at best. I still stand by that assessment, but boy does the show get infinitely better as season one progresses. It takes a few episodes to truly hit its stride, but when it does it is thoroughly compelling and addicting entertainment. That's not to say that The Vampire Diaries offers Mad Men levels of quality or anything like that. But it does a lot of things right, particularly when it comes to offering interesting characters (played by gorgeous people, naturally) and a well-paced, intriguing narrative. Storylines are introduced and resolved in a reasonable amount of time, the plot twists are genuinely surprising and twist-y, and you get invested in these people and their lives. It's total crack, but is it ever delicious, satisfying crack. I am so glad that I gave this show another shot. This ain't no Twilight knock-off, that's for sure.

Obnoxiously Long and SPOILERY Thinky-Thoughts on Season One )



Damon thanks you for your time.
zombie_boogie: (TV » TVD » Damon)
Like many of you I'm sure, I find summer hiatus is a great time to catch up with television shows that I've intended to watch but haven't gotten around to yet. I recently finished catching up with two TV shows that I'd heard a lot of positive things about: The Vampire Diaries and Fringe. Neither of them was amazing from the very first episode, but they quickly became fantastic entertainment and now I can say with confidence that they're two of my current favourite shows. I am dying for the fall season so that they can return to my TV screen. Since I love them both so much, I'm going to babble and spam the hell out of them. First up is The Vampire Diaries.

 

OMG THE VAMPIRE DIARIES GODDAMN

You guys. You guys. This show is so much better than a teen vampire drama on the CW has any right to be. I actually reviewed the pilot when it first aired and I wasn't super impressed. It was better than I thought it would be, but it was only mildly entertaining at best. I still stand by that assessment, but boy does the show get infinitely better as season one progresses. It takes a few episodes to truly hit its stride, but when it does it is thoroughly compelling and addicting entertainment. That's not to say that The Vampire Diaries offers Mad Men levels of quality or anything like that. But it does a lot of things right, particularly when it comes to offering interesting characters (played by gorgeous people, naturally) and a well-paced, intriguing narrative. Storylines are introduced and resolved in a reasonable amount of time, the plot twists are genuinely surprising and twist-y, and you get invested in these people and their lives. It's total crack, but is it ever delicious, satisfying crack. I am so glad that I gave this show another shot. This ain't no Twilight knock-off, that's for sure.

Obnoxiously Long and SPOILERY Thinky-Thoughts on Season One )



Damon thanks you for your time.
zombie_boogie: (TV » Glee » St. Berry)





I had only planned on doing one picspam for this month's challenge at [livejournal.com profile] picspammy, but I have become so enamored with the pairing of Jesse/Rachel on Glee that I simply had to take advantage of this month's "Reasons To..." prompt again. Seriously, they are delightful. COMPLETELY AND UTTERLY DELIGHTFUL. And here's why. Spoilers up to 1.19 - "Dream On".

Reasons To... )

CREDITS
Screencaps courtesy of [livejournal.com profile] rawr_caps
Animated gifs courtesy of [livejournal.com profile] fight_the_sky and [livejournal.com profile] iconsofbliss
PLEASE DO NOT REPOST OR HOTLINK
zombie_boogie: (TV » Glee » St. Berry)





I had only planned on doing one picspam for this month's challenge at [livejournal.com profile] picspammy, but I have become so enamored with the pairing of Jesse/Rachel on Glee that I simply had to take advantage of this month's "Reasons To..." prompt again. Seriously, they are delightful. COMPLETELY AND UTTERLY DELIGHTFUL. And here's why. Spoilers up to 1.19 - "Dream On".

Reasons To... )

CREDITS
Screencaps courtesy of [livejournal.com profile] rawr_caps
Animated gifs courtesy of [livejournal.com profile] fight_the_sky and [livejournal.com profile] iconsofbliss
PLEASE DO NOT REPOST OR HOTLINK
zombie_boogie: (People » Matthew Goode Laugh)





So recently I've become infatuated with a gentleman by the name of Mr. Matthew William Goode. I've had my celebrity crushes in the past, but this one hit me fast and hard. I want to have 10,000 of his babies, which would be difficult with destroyed ovaries obviously, but whatever. I'm also insane. Hence, I chose to express my love and devotion through the medium of a massive picspam. It really was the only logical option. For Challenge 19 at [livejournal.com profile] picspammy. THIS IS OBVIOUSLY VERY IMAGE HEAVY. I am not exaggerating.

Reasons Why... )

CREDITS
Feel free to snag any of the images for yourself (original sources are listed below), but please don't hotlink.

Matthew Goode Network
The World of Matthew Goode
Heck Yes Matthew Goode
Oh No They Didn't
My Google-fu
zombie_boogie: (People » Matthew Goode Laugh)





So recently I've become infatuated with a gentleman by the name of Mr. Matthew William Goode. I've had my celebrity crushes in the past, but this one hit me fast and hard. I want to have 10,000 of his babies, which would be difficult with destroyed ovaries obviously, but whatever. I'm also insane. Hence, I chose to express my love and devotion through the medium of a massive picspam. It really was the only logical option. For Challenge 19 at [livejournal.com profile] picspammy. THIS IS OBVIOUSLY VERY IMAGE HEAVY. I am not exaggerating.

Reasons Why... )

CREDITS
Feel free to snag any of the images for yourself (original sources are listed below), but please don't hotlink.

Matthew Goode Network
The World of Matthew Goode
Heck Yes Matthew Goode
Oh No They Didn't
My Google-fu
zombie_boogie: (TV » Mad Men » Joan)
BATTLE OF THE CELEBRITY HOTTIES - ROUND 12


THE RULES
1. I picked 20 female and 20 male celebrities I find attractive.
2. Everyday (or so) I'll make a poll and you'll have to vote for the two women and two men you find the least attractive (and later on just one of each). The celebrities with the most votes each round will be eliminated.
3. With each new poll I'll post the results with pretty pictures of the people who were eliminated.


ELIMINATED )

FINAL POLL )

Once again, feel free to campaign in the comments! But play nice kids. ETA: The poll will close Friday, April 30 at 7 p.m. EST - EXTENDED DUE TO TIE! Tie Broken!
zombie_boogie: (TV » Mad Men » Joan)
BATTLE OF THE CELEBRITY HOTTIES - ROUND 12


THE RULES
1. I picked 20 female and 20 male celebrities I find attractive.
2. Everyday (or so) I'll make a poll and you'll have to vote for the two women and two men you find the least attractive (and later on just one of each). The celebrities with the most votes each round will be eliminated.
3. With each new poll I'll post the results with pretty pictures of the people who were eliminated.


ELIMINATED )

FINAL POLL )

Once again, feel free to campaign in the comments! But play nice kids. ETA: The poll will close Friday, April 30 at 7 p.m. EST - EXTENDED DUE TO TIE! Tie Broken!
zombie_boogie: (People » Johnny Depp)
BATTLE OF THE CELEBRITY HOTTIES - ROUND 11


THE RULES
1. I picked 20 female and 20 male celebrities I find attractive.
2. Everyday (or so) I'll make a poll and you'll have to vote for the two women and two men you find the least attractive (and later on just one of each). The celebrities with the most votes each round will be eliminated.
3. With each new poll I'll post the results with pretty pictures of the people who were eliminated.


ELIMINATED )

UPDATED LIST AND ROUND 11 POLL )

We're down to our top three! This is the last round before the finals so feel free to campaign for your favourites!
zombie_boogie: (People » Johnny Depp)
BATTLE OF THE CELEBRITY HOTTIES - ROUND 11


THE RULES
1. I picked 20 female and 20 male celebrities I find attractive.
2. Everyday (or so) I'll make a poll and you'll have to vote for the two women and two men you find the least attractive (and later on just one of each). The celebrities with the most votes each round will be eliminated.
3. With each new poll I'll post the results with pretty pictures of the people who were eliminated.


ELIMINATED )

UPDATED LIST AND ROUND 11 POLL )

We're down to our top three! This is the last round before the finals so feel free to campaign for your favourites!

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