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04 August 2009 @ 10:04 pm
20 questions meme stolen from glimmergirl  
1. Where do you live?

Exits to freeways twisted like knots on the fingers; jewels cleaving skin between breasts.
Your Cadillac breathes four hundred horses over blue lines you are going to Reseda to make love to a model from Ohio whose real name you don't know
You spin like the cadillac was overturning down a cliff on television and the radio is on - and the radioman is speaking - and the radioman says: women were a curse, so men built Paramount studios and men built Columbia studios and men built Los Angeles

it is 5 am and you are listening to Los Angeles

And the radioman says it is a beautiful night out there! And the radioman says Rock and Roll lives! And the radioman says it is a beautiful night out there in Los Angeles

You live in Los Angeles and you are going to Reseda; we are all in some way or another going to Reseda someday to die
And the radioman laughs because the radioman fucks a model too

Gone savage for teenagers with automatic weapons and boundless love
Gone savage for teenagers who are aesthetically pleasing in other words fly
Los Angeles beckons the teenagers to come to her on buses;
Los Angeles loves love

It is 5 am and the sun has charred the other side of the world and come back to us and painted the smoke over our heads an imperial violet
it is 5 am and you are listening to Los Angeles.

2. Have you ever fancied a cartoon?

Fancied has so many connotations! I totally had a crush on the lead gargoyle in Gargoyles (although I cannot be bothered to look up his name at the moment). Um... nothing else comes to mind

3. What are you reading right now?

Patricia McKillip's Harrowing the Dragon, whatever Sookie Stackhouse book is laying nearest me when I need a break, the LA Times (now THIS is a newspaper :D) and such fic as I can find.

4. What's your occupation?

grad student! or it will be once the semester starts again and i can straighten out my classes.

5. What do you hate right now?

my inability to finish my summer RA project.  gah.  i will, i promise. soon.

6. Who is your celebrity crush?

i have lots of half crushes - Gordon Ramsey, Johnny Depp, um, there are others but I'm feeling lazy.

7. What's your current fandom/obsession/addiction?

MERLIN!  though moving has seriously cut into my appreciating time.

8. What are you listening to right now?

the dulcet tones of Hell's Kitchen on the tube.  And for walks: Daft Punk

9. How do you feel about reincarnation?

i like the idea of it.  it makes me feel less guilty about killing bugs (which, i know, is weird because the whole point is that i *shouldn't* be killing bugs, but hey, my head is a strange place).  but i'm not sure if i actually embrace it wholesale.

10. What websites do you always visit when you go online?

yahoomail, lj, dreamwidth

11. What are you going to do next year?

possibly be going to Japan.  we'll see what happens.

12. What was the cutest thing you've seen today?

the fuzziest brown puppy walking by my apartment whose entire body wiggled when he attempted to wag his tail.

13. Does the weather affect your mood?

absolutely.  being back in the land of blue skies and crisp sun has given me a total lift.

14. What is your favorite type of cheese?

lots of goat cheeses, bries, manchego, mizthra, good sharp cheddar.  i LOVE cheese.

15. Do you want to learn another language?

yeah, but i think i'm having enough slow progress with the one i'm trying to learn that adding in another might be difficult.

16. 5 things you can't live without.

internet, photoshop, coke, contacts, sunglasses

17. What are you watching?

Hell's Kitchen

18. What's something you'd like to say to someone right now?

Look, I know you're trying to assert yourself, and I'm glad you finally have opinions, but could you please not react with a huff or a pout or a snap every time something doesn't go your way?  I wish I knew if it was me truly stepping on your toes every five minutes or you being totally sensitive, but I'm getting really fucking tired of being on edge and I will snap sooner or later.

19. What are you looking forward to?

finally getting the rest of our stuff!  and starting up school again.

20. What did you dream last night?

i woke myself and shrugged away from half remembered dreams of being lost and left behind somewhere, or overwhelmed, I think.

I was supposed to tag people I think, but since Glim didn't do it, I'm not either.  Please though, consider yourself tagged!!