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Lost [Apr. 10th, 2010|09:35 pm]
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WTF? [Jul. 20th, 2009|08:41 pm]
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[Current Mood |crankycranky]


Is is just me, or has Gossip Girl jumped the shark in the most ridiculous way possible?

 

Spoilers up as far as ITV2 episodesCollapse )Spoilers up as far as ITV2 episodesCollapse )Spoilers up as far as ITV2 episodesCollapse )
And...breathe...

 

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(no subject) [Jun. 4th, 2009|03:47 pm]
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[Current Mood |tiredtired]


How can Big Brother still be running? I'll admit the first series was quite fun, but how is it possibly as popular as it is? It starts tonight in the UK, for anyone reading this from a different country, and already the internet is a-buzz with 'who will be in the house?' 'what will the furniture look like?' and most importantly, 'what hilarious gimmicks will BB come up with this year?'

It's starting to seem like every other programme on tv is a reality one - thank God for Lovefilm and Sky+


On a more serious note, this http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world/americas/8076253.stm has really got to me. This level of hate and intolerance is shocking and hard to comprehend, imo. And regardless of your stance on the abortion issue, in my (limited) experience, most women having a late-term abortion (after 21 weeks) are doing it for very serious medical reasons and not as a lifestyle choice, so the targeting of one of the doctors who perform this kind of abortion is probably not making the kind of statement his murderer was hoping for.



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Lost [Jan. 26th, 2009|09:44 pm]
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[Current Mood |optimisticoptimistic]


Ah, Lost...why are you so very confusing, and yet so completely addictive...?

And how very cool is Sayid looking at the moment? Even more dark and dangerous than before!
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Doctor Who [Jun. 28th, 2008|09:03 pm]
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Noooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
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Book meme [Jun. 25th, 2008|04:36 pm]
nikkibeth76
[Current Mood |contemplativecontemplative]

1) Look at the list and bold those you have read.
2) Italicise those you intend to read (as in the book is bought and sitting on my shelf).
3) Underline the books you LOVE.
4) Strike out the ones you thought SUCKED.

1. Pride and Prejudice - Jane Austen
2. The Lord of the Rings - JRR Tolkien
3. Jane Eyre - Charlotte Bronte
4. Harry Potter series - JK Rowling
5. To Kill a Mockingbird - Harper Lee

6. The Bible
7. Wuthering Heights - Emily Bronte
8. Nineteen Eighty Four - George Orwell
9. His Dark Materials - Philip Pullman

10. Great Expectations - Charles Dickens
11. Little Women - Louisa M Alcott
12. Tess of the D'Urbervilles - Thomas Hardy
13. Catch 22 - Joseph Heller

14. Complete Works of Shakespeare (Bits)
15. Rebecca - Daphne Du Maurier
16. The Hobbit - JRR Tolkien
17. Birdsong - Sebastian Faulks
18. Catcher in the Rye - JD Salinger
19. The Time Traveller's Wife - Audrey Niffenegger

20. Middlemarch - George Eliot
21. Gone With The Wind - Margaret Mitchell
22. The Great Gatsby - F Scott Fitzgerald
23. Bleak House - Charles Dickens
24. War and Peace - Leo Tolstoy
25. The Hitch Hiker's Guide to the Galaxy - Douglas Adams
26. Brideshead Revisited - Evelyn Waugh
27. Crime and Punishment - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
28. Grapes of Wrath - John Steinbeck
29. Alice in Wonderland - Lewis Carroll
30. The Wind in the Willows - Kenneth Grahame
31. Anna Karenina - Leo Tolstoy
32. David Copperfield - Charles Dickens
33. Chronicles of Narnia - CS Lewis
34. Emma - Jane Austen
35. Persuasion - Jane Austen
36. The Lion, The Witch and The Wardrobe (obviously, given my answer to 33)
37. The Kite Runner - Khaled Hosseini
38. Captain Corelli's Mandolin - Louis De Bernieres
39. Memoirs of a Geisha - Arthur Golden
40. Winnie the Pooh - AA Milne
41. Animal Farm - George Orwell
42. The Da Vinci Code - Dan Brown
43. One Hundred Years of Solitude - Gabriel Garcia Marquez

44. A Prayer for Owen Meaney - John Irving
45. The Woman in White - Wilkie Collins
46. Anne of Green Gables - LM Montgomery
47. Far From The Madding Crowd - Thomas Hardy
48. The Handmaid's Tale - Margaret Atwood
49. Lord of the Flies - William Golding

50. Atonement - Ian McEwan
51. Life of Pi - Yann Martel
52. Dune - Frank Herbert
53. Cold Comfort Farm - Stella Gibbons
54. Sense and Sensibility - Jane Austen
55. A Suitable Boy - Vikram Seth
56. The Shadow of the Wind - Carlos Ruiz Zafon
57. A Tale Of Two Cities - Charles Dickens
58. Brave New World - Aldous Huxley
59. The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time - Mark Haddon

60. Love In The Time Of Cholera - Gabriel Garcia Marquez
61. Of Mice and Men - John Steinbeck
62. Lolita - Vladimir Nabokov
63. The Secret History - Donna Tartt
64. The Lovely Bones - Alice Sebold

65. Count of Monte Cristo - Alexandre Dumas
66. On The Road - Jack Kerouac
67. Jude the Obscure - Thomas Hardy
68. Bridget Jones' Diary - Helen Fielding
69. Midnight's Children - Salman Rushdie
70. Moby Dick - Herman Melville
71. Oliver Twist - Charles Dickens
72. Dracula - Bram Stoker
73. The Secret Garden - Frances Hodgson Burnett
74. Notes From A Small Island - Bill Bryson

75. Ulysses - James Joyce
76. The Bell Jar - Sylvia Plath
77. Swallows and Amazons - Arthur Ransome
78. Germinal - Emile Zola
79. Vanity Fair - William Makepeace Thackeray
80. Possession - AS Byatt
81. A Christmas Carol - Charles Dickens
82. Cloud Atlas - David Mitchell
83. The Color Purple - Alice Walker
84. The Remains of the Day - Kazuo Ishiguro
85. Madame Bovary - Gustave Flaubert
86. A Fine Balance - Rohinton Mistry
87. Charlotte's Web - EB White
88. The Five People You Meet In Heaven - Mitch Albom
89. Adventures of Sherlock Holmes - Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
90. The Faraway Tree Collection - Enid Blyton
91. Heart of Darkness - Joseph Conrad
92. The Little Prince - Antoine De Saint-Exupery
93. The Wasp Factory - Iain Banks
94. Watership Down - Richard Adams
95. A Confederacy of Dunces - John Kennedy Toole
96. A Town Like Alice - Nevil Shute
97. The Three Musketeers - Alexandre Dumas
98. Hamlet - William Shakespeare
99. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory - Roald Dahl
100. Les Miserables - Victor Hugo

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Stephen Moffat and Doctor Who [May. 20th, 2008|10:08 pm]
nikkibeth76
[Current Mood |cheerfulcheerful]

Well, I think we can all agree that this is very good news!!!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7411177.stm

Now, if they could just get David Tennant to sign some sort of lifetime contract...
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(no subject) [Mar. 22nd, 2008|07:48 pm]
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[Current Mood |crankycranky]

Just as the first disc of Jericho arrives from Lovefilm, they announce its permanent hiatus! Typical!

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/entertainment/7309575.stm
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From Scribbles...literally, it seems! [Sep. 13th, 2007|07:09 pm]
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[Current Mood |pleasedpleased]

Your results:
You are Wash (Ship Pilot)
Wash (Ship Pilot)
90%
Zoe Washburne (Second-in-command)
70%
Kaylee Frye (Ship Mechanic)
65%
Dr. Simon Tam (Ship Medic)
65%
Malcolm Reynolds (Captain)
50%
Derrial Book (Shepherd)
50%
Inara Serra (Companion)
40%
River (Stowaway)
20%
Alliance
20%
Jayne Cobb (Mercenary)
10%
A Reaver (Cannibal)
5%
You are a pilot with a good
if not silly sense of humor.
You take pride in your collection of toys.
You love your significant other.


Click here to take the Serenity Personality Quiz

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Mwahahahaha! [Sep. 11th, 2007|11:54 am]
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http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/uk/6988521.stm
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