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Dec. 16th, 2016 | 01:50 pm
location: My Mom's Living Room
mood: creative creative
music: Bloomberg TV

Until I am able to locate my original, I am having to use the photo from this page:

My Fanfiction Masterlist http://ericadawn16.livejournal.com/11957.html
My Icons for 2013 http://ericadawn16.livejournal.com/619082.html

Costume Dramas

Nov. 30th, 2018 | 06:48 pm
location: My mom's living room
mood: Thoughtful
music: Dateline: Secrets Uncovered

I know this article is kind of old but it's a really good one that I wanted to make sure you hadn't missed:

Logan and Logan

Nov. 30th, 2018 | 01:40 am
location: My Mom's Living Room
mood: sleepy sleepy
music: Last Call with Carson Daly

Years ago, I got my mom to see the Veronica Mars film with me and she's seen some of the episodes since so she's very familiar with Logan Echolls.

Well, last week, UPTv did their annual Gilmore the Merrier with every single episode of Gilmore Girls except the Netflix season.

I confused my mom because I was talking about a Logan who was a young man with blond hair while being rich, spoiled and sometimes mean to the title character but it was Logan Huntzberger.

And now I'm wondering whether one inspired the other...

While I'm trying to ignore that winter finale of The Resident because...damn, that's only topped by the New Amsterdam winter finale...

Crazy Rich Asians

Nov. 22nd, 2018 | 04:13 pm
location: My Mom's Living Room
mood: Happy
music: The Dead Files

I guess I never made a proper post about this yet but I really enjoyed Crazy Rich Asians. I was a little concerned because the ads made it clear that Michelle Yeoh was going to be a bitch but it wasn't as bad as I feared...and that ending!!!

It was just so much fun. I love romantic comedies and you have beautiful locations and pretty people and mouth watering food. It was just so well done even without that FIRST of being the first American romantic comedy with an almost all Asian cast. Can I have Awkwafina in...EVERYTHING?

So, I want to see the next one immediately but I suppose instead, I'll read the book...but not all of them. I don't want to be too nitpicky so I'll wait for the movie to each first.

But I'm still not forgiving Jon M. Chu for what he did to Jem...

Day 5 - journal five things that make you grateful.

Nov. 6th, 2018 | 10:14 pm
location: My Mom's Living Room
mood: Fucked
music: MSNBC

Being related to the book I was using, a friend invited me to join her on a 20 Day Mental Health Challenge. I've been busy so I haven't gotten to yesterday's daily goal until now...

Day 5 - journal five things that make you grateful.


Because I'm watching the news and the House should be ours but Florida remains a dumpster fire.

1. I'm grateful that Earth hasn't been swallowed up by the sun.

2. I'm grateful that Bernie Sanders and others are re-elected among other first-time Democrat wins.

3. I'm grateful that my mom is so much healthier and able to do things.

4. I'm grateful that I have liberal friends around me in real life.

5. I'm grateful that most of the government isn't forever.

Friends to the End: The One Where the Past Comes Back

Nov. 3rd, 2018 | 01:28 am
location: My Mom's Living Room
mood: sleepy sleepy
music: The Conjuring 2

Title: Friends to the End: The One Where the Past Comes Back
Author: Ericadawn16
Prompt: The wonderful mash-up of Friends and Avengers
Character/Pairing(s): Gamora/Peter Clint/Bobbi Pepper/Tony Natasha, Rocket, Drax, Kraglin, Peter Quill, Gamora, Mantis, Groot, Clint, Skye, Melinda May, Coulson, Kate Bishop, Cassie Lang, Thor, Loki, Fenrir, Pepper, Tony, King J'Son, Isaiah, Lucky, Steve, Misty Knight, Darcy Lewis, Frigga, Liho, MJ, Peter Parker, Harry Osbourne, Trip, Sitwell, Morita, Rhomann Dey, Victoria of Spartax
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: Threats of infanticide
Spoilers: Some from Infinity War
Summary: Everyone is still recovering from the Battle on Asgard and now we have the Guardians of the Galaxy!

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My Fall 2018 TV Viewing Schedule

Oct. 24th, 2018 | 11:38 pm
location: My Mom's Living Room
mood: Whatever
music: Jimmy Kimmel Live!



8 PM Doctor Who
9:15 PM Poldark
10 PM Star Wars: The Resistance


8:30 PM Bob's Burgers
9 PM Poldark
10 PM Star Wars: The Resistance
10:30 PM Doctor Who


8 PM The Resident
9 PM Legends of Tomorrow
10 PM Arrow

I also watched Magnum P.I. for two or three weeks until I guessed the villain in the first five minutes. It's still cute though.


8 PM The Flash
9 PM Black Lightning
10 PM The Rookie

I also really liked New Amsterdam and hate that it's the same time as The Rookie.


8 PM Empire
9 PM *Currently nothing but I hope to eventually catch up on Riverdale and watch it then
10 PM South Park
10:30 PM Full Frontal with Samantha Bee


9:30 PM Murphy Brown but I tend to forget every other week and get caught up in whatever I started at 9




9 PM Ghost Adventures or travels or something, that show where people scream about stuff that isn't even there
11:30 Saturday Night Live

I also have a huge backlog of stuff to finish from last season

Arrested Development
Gilmore Girls

My Struggle V

Oct. 13th, 2018 | 10:58 pm
location: My Mom's Living Room
mood: Tired
music: Family Feud

Title: My Struggle V
Author: Ericadawn16
Character/Pairing(s): Fox Mulder, Dana Scully, Jackson van de Kamp, ?
Rating: PG-13
Warnings: Some sadness
Spoilers: EVERYTHING!!!
Summary: It's my post series baby fic!

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Christopher Robin

Sep. 28th, 2018 | 11:50 pm
location: My Mom's Living Room
mood: Thoughtful
music: Doctor Who

I never did a proper movie post.

Before seeing it, Christopher Robin could have gone either way. It could have been an excuse to have Pooh in more modern surroundings and humor like the ads had for Paddington or it could be a beautiful nostalgia fest.

My mom was especially concerned. She almost didn't go. With her health problems, it was the first film she had seen all year.

She loved it so much that she said she didn't care if she went to anything else.

Yes, it was sad to see how adulthood had warped Christopher Robin so much but it was needed. Our current world is so wrapped up in modern worries and money troubles that we barely even let kids be kids, much less adults. However, it's necessary to have our imaginations, to be happy, to do things without a schedule and be out in the sunlight.

Of course, Christopher Robin is played by Ewan McGregor for maximum adorableness and you have his wife played by Hayley Atwell a.k.a. PEGGY CARTER! OBI-WAN KENOBI MARRIED TO PEGGY CARTER! That's like one of the greatest AUs ever and of course, their kid is awesome, too.

Pooh and his friends are absolutely perfect. I felt like I could reach out and cuddle them. Thank goodness, they kept Jim Cummings as the voice for Pooh and Tigger. The others are celebrities like Rabbit being Peter Capaldi.

Then, there's those credits. You may have seen Pooh and his companions on the beach? That's the credits BUT this film is a love letter to true Disney fans and playing a piano on the beach is none other than Richard M. Sherman singing a brand new song. That's THE Richard M. Sherman who, with his brother, wrote just about every song we associate with classic Disney and many still found in the parks.

I know it's not supposed to be the case but I just assume any character played by Mark Gatiss will be evil and it's usually true except for the Doctor Who episode I'm currently watching. Mackenzie Crook has a brief cameo, too.

Considering how the idea of a childhood friend coming back to teach the adult the lessons they forgot and how to be a better parent is also the plot of Mary Poppins Returns...I don't know how it could top Christopher Robin.


Sep. 28th, 2018 | 01:11 am
location: My Mom's Living Room
mood: Sleepy
music: Late Night with Seth Meyers

Of course, I love Kyle MacLachlan but Stephen Colbert would make such an awesome evil wizard...

The X-Files 25th Anniversary

Sep. 18th, 2018 | 04:37 pm

Okay, the 25th anniversary was last week but I got preoccupied with BBC America playing the majority of episodes and both films in a giant five day marathon!

Watching them again made me realize how my view on certain episodes had changed. Even I Want to Believe made more sense right after The End instead of years later.

So, including spin-offs and films, I made a new Top Ten list:

Fight the Future
The Rain King
The Goldberg Variation
Three Men and a Smoking Diaper
Three of a Kind
Unusual Suspects
Hollywood A.D.
Mulder & Scully meet the Were-Monster

Sorry to Bother You

Sep. 13th, 2018 | 12:48 am
location: My Mom's Living Room
mood: What the fuck
music: Late Night with Seth Meyers

I was super excited for this movie. It has such a great cast and the premise seemed interesting.

And it does have all that, including stuff to make you think about how much is just fiction and how much could come true tomorrow...like the Amazon-like company in the film is able to re-institute slavery/sweatshops by introducing a model where people sign a contract for guaranteed job, meals and board FOR LIFE!

We all know people who would be that desperate that they would do that.

The social justice points are all great. I LOVE Tessa Thompson...I may have to admit that I would love her in anything.

Here's the problem...

The movie ended up being that Saturday Night Live skit that starts off really great but doesn't know how to end so it ends up going long and veering off into a really weird place that kinds of ruins it.

The "Not Amazon" slaves have started rebelling and they aren't as productive as hoped so the company comes up with a new idea...

Turning people into horses.

Seriously, that's how it ends with some of the characters turned into horses and viciously assaulting "Not Jeff Bezos"

So, ultimately, it leaves this kind of weird aftertaste.

Dream: Michael Rooker

Aug. 31st, 2018 | 02:40 pm
mood: tired tired
music: Friends

You know those dreams where it's your house but at the same time, it's NOT your house?

So, I was in the kitchen and the ghost was causing a fuss so I called out, "Just so you know, we have a piano!"

Well, Michael Rooker thought I was talking to him so he makes for the piano.

!. Our house doesn't have a ghost.
2. I don't know why Michael Rooker was there and sometimes, he was painted blue like when playing Yondu.

I go over to watch him play and his assistant suddenly shows up, demanding that I sing. I don't want to but the piano suddenly has microphones attached to it like on tv shows.

Afterwards in the dream as I'm describing it to someone else, I make up a sort of poem like "If you give a mouse a cookie":

If you invite Michael Rooker home, he's going to say yes.
He's going to say yes and sit on a chair
But as he's sitting on a chair, you'll mention a piano
And if you mention a piano, Rooker will want to play it

Owl and Rabbit

Aug. 26th, 2018 | 01:34 am
location: My Mom's Living Room
mood: Weird
music: Untold Stories of the E.R.

This should probably be a Fandom Secret and not actually be admitted allowed but...
As I was watching Christopher Robin, Owl and Rabbit were arguing and being spirited with each other, even complaining about being that way "in public"...as opposed to what? When no one else is around?

It kind of made me think...they would make a cute couple and I've never done that with Milne characters before...


Jul. 26th, 2018 | 12:46 am
location: My Mom's Living Room
mood: Excited
music: Late Night with Seth Meyers

CW is getting Batwoman and she's going to be queer, yes!!!


Jul. 18th, 2018 | 01:06 am
location: My Mom's Living Room
mood: worried worried
music: Late Night with Seth Meyers

Half of me is extremely excited that Kraglin and his arrow will be in the Infinity War sequel.

The other half is worried he dies horribly and that's why they won't confirm his role in Volume 3.