tenoko1: (Emotion: Squee moment)
I completely teared up. I don't know about ya'll, but I need this frequently- to have my faith restored.
Secondly: If you are either a Batman fan (which everyone SHOULD be) or a Supernatural fan (which everyone should ALSO be), then you need to watch:

Starring Jensen Ackles (actor that plays Dean Winchester in Supernatural), Neil Patrick Harris, and an excellent all star cast. I was leery about getting this originally because One, they changed the look of the Joker, followed by Two, he is not voiced by Mark Hamill. My favorite villain and they've threw me a curve ball. That alone was enough to make me VERY cautious. You don't mess with my pplz. lol

So I researched. lol I asked around, looked it up, read reviews, etc. Heard all good things, making me lean toward 'Okay, I might take a chance.' and only just learned Jensen Ackles was in it the day I went to go buy it, when I was looking at it. Jensen Ackles sealed the deal.

Don't be worried. It's EXCELLENT. I give it 8.5/10. I liked it so much so, I tweeted Jensen's wife asking her to tell him he was great (He doesn't have a twitter. He's technologically challenged. Poor thing.) It was just amazing. I loved it. Jason is very likeable even while depraved and broken. I laughed, I cheered, I freaked out, I hurt for characters, I cackled like a freaking maniac. I loved it. This and Batman Beyond: Return of the Joker are tied for favorite for the animated movies. Mask of the Fantasm is also high ranking. You'll notice a pattern though, Joker is in all of them. Love him.

tenoko1: (Christie-This is my ANGRY FACE!!)
Fifty Shades of Grey outstrips Harry Potter to become the fastest selling paperback of all time
I kid you not. Read it here. Granted, I would like to start by saying that I have not, nor will I ever read these books. They are PWP, I find that trashy and reflective of a lack of creativity to write a great book without smut. It's a challenge authors should rise up to meet, rather than contributing to the decline of morality and quality of literature.

That also being said, yes, I have read and did like Twilight. Guilty pleasures, we all have them. Twilight made me laugh and giggle and grin, the first book probably my favorite. You may see this as a complete contradiction, but cie la vie. I also completely love Harry Potter and am saddened by the fact that it had to hand over it's title to published fanfiction.

And it's being made into a movie.

Not to mention, insult to injury: "Publishers are now rushing to bring out more similar erotic fiction – including Jane Eyre Laid Bare, an explicit rewrite of Charlotte Bronte’s novel."

I. Kid. You. Not.

I have so much RAEG face right now.
Am I the only one that feels like they just heard someone insult a very dear friend and now has full rights to right hook the offending party in order to defend their friend's honor?

Even more insult to injury? This garbage is published and selling like hot cakes. I'm still trying to get an agent when I know (and no, this is not me being prideful or arrogant) that my writing is much better. Smut free, too. Ugh, just when I thought I couldn't lose anymore faith in humanity.

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