i have alot of suggestions for tags when i write but

anonymous asked:

HELLO~ IVE RECENTLY JUST GOT INTO READING YOONMIN FICS AND I WAS WONDERING DO YOU HAVE ANY GOOD SUGGESTIONS? Thanks in advance!

heLLO HI WELCOME TO YOONMIN HELL - I don’t know what you’ve already read? or even what you’re into? but i’ll try to cover the basics

okay this is getting really fucking long. i’ve a ton more to recommend though? anon come back when you finish all these classics and we can get into the moderns LOL

fyi i have a fic rec tag which i update occasionally as i find particularly interesting fics that i’ve read recently!

anonymous asked:

I absolutely love your blog! I've gone through all the VC cannon and so many of the wonderful fanworks, but now I'm having withdrawals! Is it strange that my solution is to watch Rise of the Guardians? I mean, Jack Frost IS a cheeky undead optimist who's trying to find his purpose in the world :P My real question is, are there any Lestatesque/VC-esque books or movies you'd recommend? I agree that OLLA and What We Do in the Shadows are fantastic >:D

Merci beaucoup, glad you like this thing! You want more?

You do, I see >:}

I’d agree w/ you about Jack Frost, he’s forced into his immortal status by accident, too, and he’s orphaned and has to figure out what to do w/ himself, too. Jack and Lestat are definitely both cheeky undead optimists! And yes, OLLA and What We Do in the Shadows are fantastic, that’s for sure! Those movies were very much the VC movie we had been waiting for, with different facets of VC-adjacentness. OLLA more for the aesthetic and WWDITS more for the comedy.

I don’t think that any ONE movie or book (or book series) has all the ingredients that make up that unique VC flavor but there are many that are adjacent. I knew this was going to end up being a masterpost, that’s why it took so long. Also I restrained myself from any Tom Cruise movies. He should have his own masterpost ;D

*cracks knuckles* Okayyy… SO, 

VC-Adjacent is more doable than Lestatuesque, bc everyone’s headcanon of Lestat varies and we all know how attached I am to Tom Cruise So I’ll give you one Lestatuesque rec and the rest are VC-Adjacent.

Lestatuesque: 

Blade Runner (1982) - this movie is mentioned in canon (QOTD). AR had wanted to cast Rutger Hauer as Lestat. But he was too old when they finally got IWTV into production D: so watch this and see her vision for Lestat.

Over and over [Armand] watched Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner, fascinated by Rutger Hauer, the powerfully built actor who, as the leader of the rebel androids, confronts his human maker, kisses him, and then crushes his skull. It would bring a slow and almost impish laugh from Armand, the bones cracking, the look in Hauer’s ice-cold blue eye.

“That’s your friend, Lestat, there,” Armand whispered once to Daniel. “Lestat would have the… how do you say?… guts?… to do that!”

In no particular order* 

(and @annabellioncourt​ helped me out here, so wherever there’s an *, those are her recs that I agreed with)(and there are other movies I love obviously, but I tried to limit this list to VC-Adjacent only; and I couldn’t think of any of my fave books that come close enough to fit in here).

Vampire movies:

  • *Bram Stoker’s Dracula (1992) - Well this goes w/o saying, and it also shared movie!IWTV’s Michele Burke as head of the makeup dept ;D
  • The Lost Boys (1987) - @skeletalroses​ is kind of my authority on this one, and >>>this movie is cited as a major inspiration for WWDITS.<<<
  • What We Do in the Shadows (2014)- Including it on here bc of reasons, this is a very classy documentary of several vampires flatting together in New Zealand as a big coven ball approaches.
  • Only Lovers Left Alive (2013) - Including it on here bc of reasons, this is a very classy film of several vampires visiting together in Detroit, Michigan, and Tangiers, Morocco, as the world is slowly taken over by the “zombies” (not actual ones, metaphoric ones). And there are alot of parallels between the married couple and Claudia Ava, who is thirsty all the time and above the law bc of course she is.
  • Shadow of the Vampire (2000) - It’s a behind-the-scenes fanfic of the filming of the legendary Nosferatu! Mostly horror w/ a dash of comedy. Bonus: Eddie Izzard.
  • Dracula: Dead and Loving It (1995) - Yeah I love Leslie Nielsen, fight me. It’s a Dracula parody. This will never not be funny.
  • Jennifer’s Body (2009) - well she’s not really a vampire but she eats ppl, so close enough. I love the dynamic between Jennifer and her best friend, how you’re not sure whether Jennifer wants to bring her into this, or just terrify her, but there is something kind of Akasha-esque about this creature.
  • Let the Right One In (2008) - the original is better than the US remake (Let Me In, 2010) but they’re both worth watching. Child vampire! Choosing a new BFF! She has to respect the Being Invited In Rule, tho.
  • The Little Vampire (2000) - a cuter child vampire, w/o much of the angst of being a child vampire, overall super cute and I had to include this bc of Jack Frost. 

Other Horror movies/shows:

  • *Crimson Peak (2015) - @annabellioncourt​ says: “would be a fair addition because of the atmosphere of it as well as its campy factor”
  • Hannibal (2013-2015) - the TV series bc #murder husbands, like c'mon. One pushing the other into being more murdery and the other resisting it. @cloudsinvenice informed us that “Bryan Fuller was a huge IWTV fan growing up - there’s a Nerdist podcast in which he describes how, at the age of 13, he phoned Anne Rice because he wanted to work on the IWTV screenplay. The story is a gem and starts about 32 minutes in, but the whole thing is really great.”
  • The Walking Dead (2010-current) - my new drug, group dynamics, fighting for supremacy, survival, romance, killing!
  • Sweeney Todd (2007) - It’s pretty goth, it has some comedy, it has murder, it has ppl pining for each other. Also, a musical. My fave is the whole By the Sea song sequence bc Helena is trying so hard!
  • The Witches of Eastwick (1987) - Jack Nicholson is the devil and wants to make his own harem of 3 powerful witches what could possibly go wrong? There is a hilariously awful scene in a church. Jack approaches Lestatuesque levels of charm as he courts these women, and then there’s supernatural stuff going on. 
  • The Addams Family (1991) - Gomez and Morticia have the kind of ship Lestat would kill for. He would probably dig their aesthetic to some extent, too. Also murderous kids, who are encouraged to be murderous. ONE HAPPY FAMILY.
  • Black Swan (2010) - something about this, maybe the aesthetic, feels very Theatre Des Vampires.
  • Beetlejuice (1988) - Alec Baldwin! Looked like this once upon a time! But mostly, ppl dealing with being dead and not having a very helpful ghost w/ the most trying to help them. When it works for him.
  • Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975) - campy, musical, murdery, I still don’t really know what it all really means but it’s fun. Dr. F can be compared to Lestat, in that he’s lusty, charming, glamorous, materialistic, bossy as hell, has a real mean streak, tries to make the perfect lover for himself and fails at it over and over… an essay could be written comparing them. @laurasking is my authority on RHPS.

Other movies/shows:

  • Phenomenon (1996) - Telekinesis and someone dealing w/ acquiring it, and how his community treats him bc of it. THIS IS CUTE so like, yeah, much further away, I almost didn’t include it. Gonna lose my reputation over this rec OH WELL it’s your fault, Anon, bc Jack Frost.

Anime - recc’d by my best friend:

  • Vampire Princess Miyu - “similar atmosphere" 
  • Witch Hunter Robin - “quite gothic”
  • Otogizoushi - “very atmospheric" 

Annbellioncourt’s Recs bc she is classier than me:

  • Byzantium (2012) - Neil Jordan’s first vampire movie since IWTV
  • Wolfman (2010) - “its cheesey, but its atmospheric, spooky, and bloody”
  • The Hunger (1983) - “is one I always suggest to people wanting more”
  • The Bloody Chamber And Other Stories - Angela Carter
  • Carmilla - Bunch of adaptations of this.
  • A Taste of Blood Wine -  Freda Warrinton
  • Blood Opera Sequence -  Tanith Lee
  • Historian - Elizabeth Kostova
  • Fevre Dream (yes its spelled fevre) by George R. R. Martin (yes, its THAT Martin, and his take on vampires is Very Good.)
  • Sunshine by Robin McKinley
  • The Delicate Dependency by Michael Talbot
  • The Hunger by Whitley Scriber

Voice of Louis - or, “I’ve had to listen to that, for centuries.”

@annabellioncourthad cited the following as similar to Louis’ voice in IWTV:

  • “Oscar Wilde’s era of the very late 19th century, which is what most people think of today when they think “Victorian writing.”

“Similar in voice (though not subject) would also be:

  • Matthew Arnold (read some of his essays, and tell me that’s not how Louis talks),
  • Wilkie Collins
  • Henry James

Moar recs from her under Spooky Book Recommendations

Anyone can feel free to comment or reblog this with their own recs *u*

Physical Attraction... Chemical Reaction// Sherlock Holmes

Originally posted by acrossthestarx

I can’t believe how popular these are. Never once have I had so many requests for one specific character before. After this one, I have 7 or 8 more requests to fill, but these are still OPEN!

Requested by Anon: You’re one of the Senior pathologists at St. Barts hospital where Sherlock Holmes is a frequent visitor. To him, you’re the girl with no name. To you, he’s the man who could make or break you.

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anonymous asked:

could you do more fic recs please?

Yes! I’m not sure what pairing you’d like but I’ll give my favorite ones. Very long post. Don’t worry I’m going to be updating my fic rec soon. Note there’s way more but then you’d be here for ages going through every single one.

BEST LIVEJOURNAL COMMUNITIES

shippingvictory

yokshim

gdheartri

bigbang-fanfic  just go through the tags which is on the right hand side and you should find heaps of fics, they’re organized properly.

bigbangficfests

seungrificfests

seunghyun-x2  - every amazing TopRi fic is here, I suggest you read ‘House of Cards’ and ‘Scars’

YOU MUST READ EVERY FIC BY THESE AUTHORS. THERE’S SO MUCH TO SAY BUT I DON’T KNOW HOW TO SAY IT SO SOME MIGHT NOT HAVE COMMENTS.

vvipforseungri- aff / livejournal

semanthedog

copiermachine

gdgdbaby- LITERALLY HER FICS WERE THE FIRST I READ. BIGBANG UNF. she also writes for EXO! I don’t read much exo fics but hers are amazing.

victoriousdragon DON’T YOU DARE WALK AWAY AND NOT READ HER FICS. I WILL CRY

31stMarch2012 -ALL her fics are amazing and they’re funny :) SHE’S SO KIND I CRY

maayacola -CRY CRY CRY PUSH AND PULL AND SO MUCH MORE

orenkiut- OT5 FEELS

isolde - SMUT AMAZING SMUT AMAZING STORYLINES

TOPcorn- TODAE, GTOP AND GRI. Must read‘Send Me A Letter’ and 'Seven Days.’ <——Seven Days has such amazing smut.

Ayaaachan - READ EVERY FIC. ‘DRAGON HEARTS TERRORIST’ RIGHT IN THE FEELS.

sconosciuto- READ THEM ALL. She was HanHyerim. She left AFF and returned with another account. But fortunately she’s reuploading her fics here

greyrosesinjune -READ ‘GROWING BIG BANG’

GDonTOP- I don’t read GTOP anymore, it was my ultimate ship but you must at all costs read every single fic written by this amazing author

majestical- READ HER ONESHOTS OMFG AND ALSO ‘I’LL LOVE YOU UNTIL WHENEVER.’

lonerhoper - THIS IS IN BOLD BECAUSE YOU MUST I REPEAT MUST READ EVERY FIC DON’T ASK JUST READ.

oxygenlove - GET YOUR TISSUES READY

dreamthenextday- FALLS INTO PIT OF EMOTIONS

so_much_kimchi- HER FICS MAKE ME HAPPY

readyhearts- READ ‘THE BEACH’ AND THE SEQUEL IVE NEVER LAUGHED SO HARD

parkchoongjae

corpuscallos_m

GTOP-

There’s a really good one where Jiyong dies by falling of stage and you basically see how Seunghyun is hated for loving him.

In Focus

I HAVE SO MUCH MORE BUT I NEED TO FIND THE LINKS

TOPRI- SO EXCITE FOR THIS

Paparazzi

A Fistfull Of Peanuts

Dream On

Read House of Cards and Scars- it’s in the seunghyun-x2 journal

 A VICTORYous TOP Marriage- I LOOKED EVERYWHERE FOR THIS I LOVE IT SO MUCH YOU HAVE NO IDEA

Sire Choi- Historical TOPri

TODAE

Falling- character death

Music To My Ears- Tabi is deaf

GTOPRI-

The Silent Panda And The Man In Red- ANGST.

Water Fountain - main two pairings are gri and topri

Hurricane- DAMN SEUNGRI DYING

It’s my birthday -THREESOME

GTOPRI FICS ARE AMAZING. JUST GO THROUGH THE ABOVE LINKS ESPECIALLY BIGBANG-FANFIC YOU WILL FIND ALOT OF THREESOMES

OT5 -FEELSSSSSS

The Unbreakable Union

The Bond

Sorrows Of Tomorrow

Far Away- Seungri goes missing because he’s a little shit and I want to give him a hug

Five Days- Day Five

GRi/Nyongtory

Through The Clouds

Snapped

I hate that you don’t understand

Ego

It struck 7 o’clock

Happy Memories- Not all that happy when Seungri ends up in an accident

Morning Coffee- Seungri is deaf

Baby Baby

It’s too late - OR IS IT?

Contracted Marriage- Seungri and Jiyong marry and end up falling in love yay and it’s not AU.

The Unlove potion. - THIS IS ACTUALLY CUTE

No Such Thing as Monsters -ANGST

Masterpiece

oppass- she has mpreg yo if you like that stuff

There’s this fic where Seungri and Jiyong don’t meet until college, it’s a livejournal but I can’t remember the name for it UGH

BAERI

Just A Feeling- Seungri and Youngbae fall in love and then Seungri gets his contract ripped up.

Fate in a phone call and a letter- SEUNGRI DIES AND I CRY

I will put these all into my fic recs page so it’s easier for you to find. This isn’t even half of the stories I read.

DAERI

S&M And Doraemon

Where in the World is Seungri? - I CRIED CAUSE HYORI SHOVES SEUNGRI INTO A CRATE AND SHIPS HIM OFF TO AMERICA

Just go here for MORE FICS. The ones I didn’t add are from here

THIS ISN’T EVEN HALF OF IT. I WILL PUT THE REST AND ADD THESE TO MY FIC REC.

Venatore’s Tango

Part 1

Characters: Reader, Dean, Rick, Olivia

Pairing: Dean x Reader

Summary: A long case leads to a run in with the infamous green eyed hunter, and a single dance can lead to much more

Warnings: None really, some cursing

Word count: 8k (I’m so sorry, jeezus words fly sometimes)

Tags: (At the end. I tag alot of peeps, but you are never obligated)

A/N: First I want to say that I am so very sorry. I feel completely terrible posting this so late. I don’t know the right way to go about this so I hope this is acceptable; I know it won’t be accepted for the challenges that this was for, which is 100% OK! but I have to credit the inspiration to the hosters: the wonderful @torn-and-frayed and her Season 3 song challenge for the Tango Passion and the wonderful @roxy-davenport SPN Halloween Challenge line ‘Did the monster just grab my ass?’. If you’d like me to tag this appropriately send me a message. Life took a nose dive on me since November, and is hopefully on the up after this.
I had fun writing this even if it was a pain in my ass most of the time, and I hope you like it! I also hope the dancing piece of it makes sense to anyone reading this. I tried to time it with the song, but finding one specific dance video I loved the most was hard, they are all so fun so I took most of my moves from here and here and did what I could. 
I love to hear from all of you! Your comments and likes and reblogs always make my day. I appreciate each and everyone of you even if I can’t make it around often right now to say so XOXO
THANK YOU to my awesome beta/bff for reading over this beast and the cool ass title @leatherwhiskeycoffeeplaid


Another fancy benefit in another town in upstate New York whose name you would most likely not remember, or see again, when this monster was finally in the books. This was the second party this week alone you’d been able to work your way into since you’d started this case three weeks ago, and you thanked your lucky stars the pool of rich, old, desperate saps looking for something pretty on their arm was plentiful around these parts.

Since you’d been here you gained two brand new expensive dresses (matching heels and purse included) and a gorgeous diamond teardrop necklace that had to be worth a pretty penny, all while managing to keep your dignity intact. You were looking forward to hocking the necklace and doing something nice for yourself with the little stack of cash as soon as this was over. That idea alone brought a smile to your face as you thought back to what you’ve done for this case so far just to get more information; the endless hours of boring conversations, the bad dancing, ass grabbing, and other miscellaneous coped feels, not to mention a few unwarranted kisses. It hadn’t all been for nothing at least.

You’d pinned down a main suspect; a black haired beauty by the name of Olivia Karalis. No one in any of the previous towns seemed to know anything about her or her history, just that she was old money and had her foot in the door with the right people. Others chalked it up to her beauty getting her where she needed to be, probably having a few dead rich husbands that left her their money.

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How to make the most of your time in the AROHA family: a complete guide of tips&tricks by moon-hyuks

Love ASTRO but feel like you’re alone when it comes to being a part of the fandom? This post is for you! Ever see other astro blogs and think “wow they are such good friends I want to have cool aroha friends like that” or “i want to talk to people but i’m awkward and have 10 followers and no one talks to me” ??? Hi there it’s moon-hyuks let me give you a little run down of how you can make your AROHA experience 100x better!! You might look at me and think “wow she’s one of those super huge blogs look everyone loves her” but hey guys once upon a time I had 5 followers and talked to like nobody and let me just tell you becoming a part of the AROHA family is so worth it. I’m creating this because I’d like everyone to feel how friendly and open and inviting and welcoming AROHAs are. (don’t let me down guys be as friendly and open and lovely as I believe all of you to be)

tl;dr: if you send love you will receive love

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masksandmirrors  asked:

Hi, I'm doing my university dissertation on the representation of women in ASOIAF and Game of Thrones and I just wanted to say that I've found your posts on it absolutely fascinating and inspiring. Whenever I am hesitant or doubt my views on the women's mistreatment I go back and read your posts and the doubts clear from my mind, so I wanted to thank you. Do you also know of any critical material that may be useful when looking at gender? Thank you so much! Have a lovely day :D

I can’t tell you how flattering this message is, thank you! Criticizing ASOIAF’s handling of female characters is something that generates a lot of ridicule online, so I have to admit that I doubt myself at times, but I have such wonderful and supportive followers; so many kind people have taken the time to tell me that they share these views, or that my posts helped them put their discomfort with certain aspects of the series into words. So I’m happy to be able to say that you’re far from alone in your views! I would be so excited to read your dissertation if you feel like sharing after you’re done!

I only know of a few things that look at gender in ASOIAF critically. I will link them under the cut, and maybe my followers could please recommend more? Maybe both specifically for ASOIAF, and for general analysis of gender? 

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anonymous asked:

why do so many people in the pagan community bash on silver ravenwolf? I saw you mention it in a tag. I see alot of people say she is a good starting source and alot of people always fire back. What's the beef?

So, this is something that is going to kinda of cross a couple of different things for me. When I first started researching occultism, paganism, wicca, witchcraft and other things of the like, she was one of the first authors I picked up. With good reason. Her books are very accessible. She has made her books extremely easy to read and digest quickly, which I think is one reason she became so well known amongst the young “starting” wiccan crowd. That being said, I read more and looked back at her writings with a bit of disdain for many reasons. Most importantly to me personally, she really has a problem with sensationalizing history, misquoting historical record, or even just blatantly writing falsehoods as historical fact. In her first book, or at least the first one most anyone will read, “to ride a silver broomstick”, she states that the “burning times” saw the loss of millions of lives to the christian led witch hunts across Europe and that most of the victims were women and children. In this single statement she not only grossly exaggerates the body count (no historian worth reading adheres to anywhere close to this figure) as well as glosses over what a complex and diverse phenomena the witch hunts were.The witch hunts were an extremely culturally diverse event brought about by a resurgence in fear of the unknown. The catholic church is not responsible for the majority of deaths, but instead the secular governments of Europe were the driving force behind the witchhunts. The Church had strict criteria as to how an accused person could be questions, how they could be tortured, how long (one day), and the death toll from the Spanish Inquisition in its entire history is less than a single French town’s death toll. Furthermore, it depended regionally as to who was more liable to accusations of witchcraft. I believe it was Russia and France where it was predominantly males accused. If you want to read a really great book on the hunts, I suggest Witchcraft in Europe 400-1700 by Kors and Peters. Fact is, she does this multiple times throughout her books with other historical topics. She is often criticized for her portrayal of Wicca as an “ancient” tradition though it is only fifty or so years old.
Other big problems with her work is her back handed discussions towards other religions (not necessarily bad in it’s own right, just incredibly unprofessional for a writer), her urgence to young practitioners to keep their beliefs secretive from their parents instead of opening a positive dialogue on belief systems, her portrayal of deities as interchangeable (do not try to make different pantheons work together please, for your own sake, and her “fluffication” of the craft in general. As I have said, my biggest beef with her is her taking history, something I consider sacred, and twisting it to her own purpose (which is selling books to teens). There are many, MANY, MANY, MANY articles on tumblr and across the web that have outlined the many problems with SRW and Llewellyn publishing in general. Just google it to find out what I mean. But in all seriousness, stray from her. Read it once and learn to spot the plague within. Then quickly and with urgency move on to more reputable authors and MOST IMPORTANTLY in my opinion, is brush up on histories written by prominent historians to give yourself back ground into what you are wishing to focus on. If you are a Norse Pagan, read up on Norse history (not just the mythology) as it will give you a better understand of the culture from which the beliefs stemmed from. Wiccans- please know your real heritage and history. Don’t try to run from it. I know many Christians who run from the crusades or the other atrocities done in the name of their god. FEAR OF THE PAST HAS NO PLACE IN YOUR CURRENT PRACTICES. Biggest of all, don’t be afraid to be wrong. Things like cultural appropriation, false or pseudo histories, bad terminology: these are things that are often done without knowledge by the reader/practioner at the time. If someone points something out to you as incorrect, do some research and fix your mistakes. Do not just blow it off because you were told that you could “make your own rules”. Even if you are a solitary practitioner, learn that you are still subject to correction. Just because you are a solitary doesn’t give you free reign to shit on other peoples cultures or history.

Any questions, comments, suggestions welcomed. If I made any mistakes (which I am sure I did since I am writing this at 2 am after a nine hour work day), please feel free to correct. Would be a shame if I didn’t take my own advice, now wouldn’t it.