i know it's not halloween yet but i just love this movie so much

the great debate | pjm

summary: when a best friend debate turns into something more.
{friends to lovers!au}
pairing: jimin x reader
word count: 1k
genre: fluff and crack (as per usual)
warnings: none
a/n: a part 2 to the meme series. i’m having a blast. inspired by real life events.

Park Jimin is your best friend, and he always has been. Right from the second he stepped foot into your elementary school classroom, you knew that the two of you would go together like bread and butter.

You come to the conclusion that you can no longer be friends with Park Jimin, have any sort of contact with Park Jimin, at Hoseok’s annual Halloween bash, where you and Jimin have coordinated costumes for what is probably the fourth or fifth year in a row. Jimin is a block of swiss cheese and you are a glass of fine wine, and if the sight of a wine glass and a piece of cheese arguing with each other isn’t an image straight out of Google Stock Photos, you don’t know what is.

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Be More Chill Headcanons 4

- rich and Jake love to jam out to Livin La Viva Loca

-rich has a tickle me Elmo skeleton in his closet and even he doesn’t know how it got there

-Everyone thinks it’s really disturbing and won’t go near it but christine once tried to be all “oh come on its still kinda cute” and tried to tickle it only to find out the batteries were low and it had this slow distorted voice

-rich and Michael used to love ducktales

-jeremy and Jake were 80s voltron and powerrangers kids

-christine loved dinosaurs and horses, once went as a cowgirl trex princess for Halloween

-christine is still in love with horses and Michael would do anything to keep her from mentioning it to Jeremy in fear that he will convert her to the Furry life

-Michael is the biggest anti-furry and he cries a bit whenever Jeremy shows that side of himself

-if you run up to Jake with some confusing unbelievable story he’ll just kinda shrug and go along with it

-jeremy was that kid that played a videogame once and thought he could have a career based on it, like those kids who play ace attorney and think they’d be awesome lawyers

-brooke swears to god in elementary school she saw Chloe eat an entire packet of ketchup including the wrapper and no one believes her

-chloe keeps a pocket knife in her backpack and doesnt care it’s again at the rules

-once a kid told Jenna the cliche “meet me at the back of the gym after school” after she spread a rumor about them, but instead of a fight they had a dance off

-jenna won

-presquip once a bunch of kids stole Jeremy’s table when Michael was out sick, so he sat at a random table. Then some guy called his “friend” a bitch and he squeezed a gogurt in his face. Then he jumped across the table to fight and somehow Jeremy got caught in the entire mess

-he had yogurt in his hair for weeks

-if rich got into a fight at school his dad would go “did you throw the first punch?” And if rich said no they’d go out for ice cream

-despite sometimes needing a wheel chair and crutches Jake went against his doctors advice and stayed in track. He still wins no matter what

-“who sins the most” contest

-“I don’t know man Chloe scares me I think she belongs on the 9th level of hell”

“False, you chucklefuck biotch this is the 9th level, and I don’t belong here”

-*something happens and they don’t know who to blame*…aliens

-“Chloe sometimes you remind me of heather Chandler”
“Nice. I love that lesbian.”
“…”
“Wait doesnt she die-”

-Jenna HATES pretzels for no reason

-christine has a little aquarium full of fish and she names them all and gives them cute little fixtures. She buys new ones all the time.

-her favorite set up was using dollhouse parts

-Jake got a fish once and left it in just a vase of water and christine got so mad and now Señior Fish is hers

-rich: you know what fuck the memes shrek was an honestly good and funny movie
Everyone: *nods in silent, but sincere agreement*

-rich was also a spongebob kid, and loves the movie. He almost knows it by heart. And despises today’s spongebob

-someone: I think I’m gonna buy a Shirley Temp-
Michael: animal crackers in my soup, monkeys and rabbits loop de loop
Jeremy: America’s sweetheart now in CoLOr!

-someome: you know you’re a dick!
Rich: ok!! I get it!! My name’s Richard my nickname is dick haha SO FUNNY
Someone: no like you’re an asshole

- something awful: happens
The squad: well fuck

-Michael once asked what the squip was like and Jeremy looked off into the distance and said “let’s just say I watch too much anime..” because the squip was an anime villain let’s be honest

-“rich what about-” “off brand sesame street”

-any time brooke and Chloe go to do something that requires effort they call it Operation Gay because everything they do is gay

-self check out: wont scan item
Chloe: you know why does EVERYTHINGhave to be out to get me I work day and night to make things easy for everyone and yet people like YOU-

The “Princess” and The “Frog”

For @i-dont-know-how-to-write ‘s meet-cute challenge. 

*Dean-centric

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“Oh, my God!” Charlie squealed. “You look so hot!”

You laughed. “Thanks? I wasn’t really sure what to wear, so I just grabbed my old prom dress and, uh, I guess I’m a… princess?”

“Love it!” Charlie pulled you into her home, leading you into the crowd. “And we don’t have one here yet.”

You looked around at the party guests. You saw a lot of typical costumes—skeletons, ghosts, Frankenstein’s monsters, vampires. You saw some ‘pop culture’ costumes—comic book characters, movie and TV characters. You recognized some of the people underneath their costumes, but there were a lot of faces you didn’t know.

You tried to enjoy the party but after a while, you grew overwhelmed. You made sure no one was watching before slipping out the patio door.

You took a few deep breaths, inhaling the crisp autumn air. The air was cool but it felt good on your skin. You looked down at the dress; you’d had to do some altering to make it fit, but you still liked how it looked on you.

“Now if only I had my Prince Charming,” you said with a slight twirl of your skirt.

“Prince Charming, eh?”

You turned back towards the house, expecting to see one of the guests.

You were alone.

“Must be the Halloween spirits,” you said to yourself, sitting on the bench in Charlie’s backyard.

“No spirits,” the voice said again.

You looked around; still alone. “Okay, seriously, Charlie, what’s going on?”

“Name’s Dean, not Charlie.”

You felt something brush against your skirt. Looking down, you saw a green blob rustle against your dress before hopping up to the bench next to you.

A frog.

“Okay, that Jungle Juice must’ve been stronger than I thought,” you said, looking at the frog. “It’s got me thinking frogs can talk.”

“I can, Princess.”

You jumped up in surprise, nearly tripping on your skirt. “What the hell?!”

“Easy, Princess. I can explain.”

“Nope,” you said, gathering your skirt and heading for the door. “Nope, nope, nope.”

“Wait!” The frog hopped over to you, stopping in front of you. “Please, let me explain.”

You looked through the patio door; the party was still in full swing, but you didn’t need someone looking up and seeing you talking to a frog. You headed back to the bench, turning your back to the house.

The frog hopped up on the bench next to you, peering up at you with those weird yellowish eyes. “Okay,” the frog said. “So. My name is Dean.”

“Uh-huh.”

“I wasn’t always a frog. I used to be human. An important one, if I do say so myself.”

“Oh, yeah?”

“Yeah. My dad, brother and I own a law firm. Winchester—heard of it?”

“God, of course, you’re a lawyer. Gone from one slimy creature to another.”

“It’s not slime, it’s mucus,” Dean said indignantly.

“Whatever.”

Dean huffed. “Anyway. I was this high-power lawyer, right? And apparently one of my clients was a witch and she didn’t think we won the case correctly and she…” The frog indicated at its body, a surprisingly human gesture. “Did this to me.”

“So, what you’re saying is that witches exist and one turned you into a frog on Halloween because you didn’t win her a big enough settlement?”

“Basically.”

You shook your head; how had you gotten to this point where you were listening to a frog?

“Look, I think we can help each other.”

You peered down at the amphibian. “How?”

“You remember that old fairy tale? The Frog Prince?”

You didn’t like where this was going. “Uh-huh…”

“So… you kiss me, I’ll turn back into a human.”

“What’s in it for me?”

“My brother’s single.”

You rolled your eyes.

“Hey, you’re the one who said you wanted a Prince Charming. He’s the closest you’ll get.” Dean paused. “I can also pay you.”

“I’m not a prostitute.”

“I didn’t…”

You sighed. “This… won’t get out, will it? You won’t tell anyone?”

“Sweetheart, I don’t want to tell anyone about any part of this. It could ruin me.”

You held your hand out, letting the frog hop into it. You took a deep breath, shut your eyes, pursed your lips, and…

Your body felt cold once your lips met the frog’s. It also felt like someone was squeezing you in a giant hug. When you opened your eyes, you found yourself shrouded in darkness.

And… cloth.

You managed to scramble out of whatever was trapping you, finding yourself on the bench. Everything seemed normal.

But Dean the frog still sat in front of you.

“Oh, shit,” he said.

“What?” You looked around.

And then down.

“What the hell?!”

“Calm down,” Dean said, hopping over to you.

“Don’t touch me! You did this to me!” You looked down at your webbed fingers, your green skin. “God, and here I was worried about getting warts. But no, I turned into a fucking frog!”

“It’s okay. We can work this out,” Dean said.

“How?”

At that moment, the patio door opened. “Y/N?” Charlie called. “You out here?”

“We need to go,” Dean said, hopping off towards the bushes.

“But… what about Charlie?”

“She can’t help us. The fewer people involved, the better.”

You followed after Dean. “But what about my dress? What if she sees it laying there and thinks I was abducted or dragged off and raped?”

“She’ll probably just think you had too much to drink and decided to streak through the neighborhood.”

“Please. She’d never think that about me.”

Dean looked back at you. “No?”

You opened your mouth to argue but closed it. “College was a weird time, okay? And it only happened once or twice.”

“Mmhmm.”

“I don’t need any judgment from you, Froggy.” You looked around; Dean was leading you through a residential neighborhood. “Where are we going?”

“I, uh… have a friend who may be able to help us.”

“A friend?”

“Yeah, he’s, uh… well, he’s kind of this voodoo guy.”

“Seriously?”

“He swears by it.”

“You know a voodoo guy and instead of going to him in the first place, you made me kiss you and turned me into a frog?”

“Can you blame me? Would you go to a friend in frog form? It’s embarrassing. Besides, you…”

“What about me?”

Dean quickly turned away. “Nothing.”

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“All right, this is his place.”

The two of you sat on the porch, staring up at the door. It looked like a completely normal house (even though it stuck out by not being decorated for the holiday), not at all what you thought a voodoo… person would live in.

“Okay, I’m gonna hop up and ring the doorbell and then we’ll be fixed.”

You watched as Dean jumped in vain, constantly missing the doorbell.

“What the hell is this?” a scruffy faced man said, opening the door. He peered down at the two of you. “Frogs? Well, I’m not exactly craving frog legs, but how can you deny a meal when it shows up at your doorstep?”

You started to jump away in fear, but Dean stood his ground. “Crowley! It’s me. Dean.”

“Dean? Dean Winchester?”

“Look, man, I need your help.” Dean glanced over at you. “We need your help.”

Crowley crouched down, picking Dean up. “What have you gotten yourself into?”

“It’s a long story. Can you change us back?”

“We can try.” Crowley’s other hand darted out, grabbing you around your midsection. He carried the two of you into his house, setting you on his kitchen table.

“Um… are you sure we can trust this guy?” you asked, looking around at all the weird and slightly dangerous items strewn around Crowley’s kitchen.

“Best voodoo man I know.” Dean paused. “Well, he’s the only voodoo man I know, but still.”

“So,” Crowley said from the stove, throwing unsavory looking (and smelling) ingredients into a pot. “What happened, Winchester?”

“It’s…”

“A witch turned him into a frog because he didn’t win her case the way she wanted,” you interjected. “And then this slime-ball said if I kissed him, he’d turn back. But instead, I got roped into this bullshit.”

“Mucus, not slime,” Dean argued.

Crowley turned back, staring at Dean. “Since when did your dad let you back into the firm?”

Dean croaked slightly. “I…”

“What do you mean, let you back in?” you asked. “You said you were a lawyer.”

Dean sighed. “I was. But…”

“But?”

“I was never in the law game, all right? I never got the thrill of winning a case. My dad did, my brother did. But I… I wanted something different. So I stopped putting in effort and my dad let me leave.”

“More like he fired you,” Crowley said with a smirk.

“Shut up, Crowley.”

“You son of a bitch!” You lunged at him, fingers dying to wrap around his slimy throat.

“Hey, whoa, easy!” Dean hopped backward, nearly falling off the table. “Look, I’m sorry I lied, but if you remember, I told you I’d introduce you to my brother. He’s the high-powered lawyer, not me. I’ll still introduce you, I promise.”

“She’s not mad about the introduction,” Crowley said, stirring the pot. “She’s mad that you lied.”

Dean looked over at you, sheepishly. “Sorry.”

You gave a slight nod. “I just want this to be done with.” You glanced at the man at the stove. “Are you sure this will work?”

“Well, usually I’m doing the opposite, turning people into less than desirable creatures, but I don’t see why it won’t work.”

That was less than comforting but you really had nothing else to cling to. Crowley finished up his potion before bringing two shot glasses over to the table.

“All right, you two. Drink up.”

The smell was unholy but you were already sick and tired of the slime (ahem, mucus) on your skin. You grabbed the glass with both hands and tipped the potion back into your throat.

“Whoa,” Dean said. “You sure you only streaked a few times?”

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Crowley bid you two adieu (after rubbing a balm on your backs that would allow you to slip into your homes under the door). He said that the potion should kick in by morning; Crowley would send one of his shadow friends to check in on you. If you weren’t back to normal, he’d swing by and try option B.

You and Dean sat on the sidewalk in front of Crowley’s house. “Well… this is certainly a Halloween I’ll remember.”

“Look, I’m sorry. Really. For… everything.”

“It’s… fine. But you better pray that Crowley knows what he’s doing. If we’re not back to normal in the morning, I will hunt you down and plop you in the fryer myself.”

Dean chuckled. “Deal.”

As you hopped away, he called after you.

“Look, for what it’s worth… you looked really pretty in that dress earlier.”

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In the morning, you woke up in your bed and in your human body.

For whatever reason, you felt the need to check in on Dean. You hoped he was back to normal. So you pulled on some clothes and drove to a location you’d never imagined you’d be at.

“Welcome to Winchester Law,” the secretary said when you walked in. “How can I help you?”

“Um, I need to see Dean.”

“Dean? Dean Winchester?”

“Yes.”

“He no longer works here.”

“Well, yeah, I’d heard that, but I was hoping you could tell me where he lives?”

The secretary gave you a strange look. “I’m sorry, ma’am. I can’t divulge that information.”

“What information?” A tall man with dark hair stepped up.

“She’s looking for Dean.”

“What do you want with my brother?” the man asked. His tone wasn’t accusatory but you could tell he was wary of what your answer might be.

“I just… need to see him. We had a mishap last night and I–”

“Mishap? What happened?”

“It’s not that big of a deal. But I just want to make sure he’s okay.”

The man studied you for a few moments before nodding. He reached over and grabbed a post-it from the secretary’s desk, scribbling an address and a phone number on it. “If he’s not home, please call me. He’s got a few hideouts; I’ll help you search for him.”

“Thank you, Mr. Winchester.”

“Please. Call me Sam.”

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You pulled up in front of the address Sam had given you. It was a decent home, the lawn was well kept. You stepped up to the front door, ringing the bell. You were about to ring it again when the door opened.

“Y/N?”

“Well, I see the potion worked.”

The man in front of you was… tall, well-built, muscular. His eyes were the same green his skin had been last night. His sandy hair was sleep-tousled, sticking up at odd angles. It was an odd contrast to the well-dressed brother you’d met earlier.

“How’d you find me?”

“I went to your law firm. Well, your family’s law firm. Your brother gave me your address.”

Dean nodded. “So much for my promise to introduce you to your Prince Charming.”

You shook your head. “It’s… he’s not my type.”

The air between the two of you was still, awkward.

“Well,” you said, taking a step back. “I just wanted to see if you were still slimy, and now I see you’re not, so… I’ll be on my way.”

As you stepped down the porch, something occurred to you. Turning, you saw Dean still watching you. “Hey, you never did tell me what exactly happened.”

“What do you mean?”

“Well, you said a client turned you into a frog because you didn’t get the settlement. But Crowley said you got fired. So how exactly did you get turned into a frog?”

The corner of Dean’s mouth rose slightly, his green eyes sparkling. “Can I tell you over a cup of coffee?”

Your heart fluttered slightly. Was this a date? “So long as it tastes better than whatever it was that Crowley gave us last night.”

“Deal.”

anonymous asked:

hey! your blog just started and i honestly love it already. can you just do random dallas hcs just like anything tbh

of course i can!! and thank you so much, it means a lot(: it’s 9 am and i haven’t slept yet so sorry if these are bad, i hope you like them though!

- his hidden talent is drawing okay i swear this boy is so good at it,, and if he thinks they look decent looking he’ll stuff them in one of his drawers

- he made really good grades at school effortlessly and was almost as book smart as he is street smart 

- really trustworthy, he knows like all the gangs secrets  

- isn’t an open book at all but tells johnny (and only johnny) just about everything

- dal is definitely an ambivert, he likes being out and about yet enjoys being by himself sometimes and does his best thinking then 

- will drive around tulsa for hours to clear his head

- loves the rain 

- his favorite holiday is probably halloween because he likes doing corny stuff with the gang like carving pumpkins and having scary movie marathons

- he also loves scaring the kids who are trick-or-treating 

-  lowkey is really into conspiracy theories 

- he’s slightly ticklish on his abdomen and hates it sm

- really bad at taking compliments tbh 

- is the messiest sleeper ever like rolls over every three seconds and talks in his sleep a lot

- he honestly has a great sense of humor and can be so dorky sometimes without even trying 

- since he grew up in new york and sort of had to learn to defend himself, he has super fast reflexes and reacts without even thinking about it, like if you try and scare him he will hit the shit out of you by instinct 

- he quietly hums while doing tasks without noticing and its adorable 

anonymous asked:

Hi! if its not too much trouble i was wondering if you have any book recs? I've read the queen's thief and I'm working on the magicians right now and I just thought we had similar book taste!

You know not what you have unleashed.  Giving book recs is my only joy in life.

I was going to joke that this is just a list of Every Book I Have Ever Liked but that is a lie as I am a voracious reader and that list would probably be in the several hundreds, if not thousands.  (I just did some sloppy math and at the rate that I read, it is totally possible for a list of books I have liked to be well over a thousand books.)

Books with a * are books I would die on a hill for.  Books with more than one * are books I would die on a mountain, or possibly a mountain range, for.

Books I just generally love:

*The Telling by Ursula K. LeGuin.  SciFi.  Anthropology and Linguistics and more gay than you originally expected.

***The Imperial Radch series by Ann Leckie.  SciFi.  What does it mean to be a person?  (I hate picking favorites but this is.  The favorite.)

**Ninefox Gambit by Yoon Ha Lee.  SciFi.  A level of space military tactics Ender’s Game only wished it could achieve.  (Fuck you, Orson Scott Card.)  (I love this book so fucking much, I just re-read it.)

*The Flora Segunda series by Ysabeau S. Wilce.  Fantasy.  A young girl and her dog keep fucking shit up in a place with great worldbuilding.  (So good that my friend I loaned the first book to turned to me after reading it and said, “Wow, I can really tell these books influenced you a lot.”  I picked up some mannerisms from the protag.  Also I picture the red dogs as Vizslas.)

*Sorcerer to the Crown by Zen Cho.  Fantasy.  Regency-era magicians where the main characters are people of color and one of them is a Slytherin force for good.  (Really fucking good.)

Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell.  Fantasy.  Not quite as good as Sorcerer to the Crown (similar eras, somewhat similar themes) but there’s more of it so you can enjoy it for longer.

**Howl’s Moving Castle by Diana Wynne Jones.  Fantasy.  Cranky assholes work at cross-purposes and everything is way more complicated than you thought.  Not very much like the movie.

*Fire and Hemlock by Diana Wynne Jones.  Fantasy.  Have you ever wished you could forget your embarrassing teenage mistakes?  Yeah, be careful what you wish for.  Somewhat uncomfortable age gap.  (Weird and complicated and great.)

*The Mortal Engines series by Philip Reeve.  SciFi/Speculative Fiction.  Social Darwinism taken to its logical, horrible conclusion.  Also: feelings about robots and family!  (Also: the typewriter scene.  Also also I cosplayed as one of the main characters for a pre-Halloween party.)

The Graceling Realm Series by Kristin Cashore.  Fantasy.  Angry women fuck shit up in a cool fantasy world.  I like the third book best, but the other two are very good.

The Summer Prince by Alaya Dawn Johnson.  SciFi.  I don’t remember this super well because I haven’t read it in ages, but I fucking loved it and cried my eyes out at the end.  Not that it’s hard to get me to cry my eyes out.

The Flavia de Luce books by Alan Bradley.  Mystery.  Normally I hate mystery novels, but these are really good–probably because the protag is a young, deeply nerdy girl instead of a grizzled middle-aged man or something.  She bikes around the countryside and terrifies adults.

The Pit Dragon Chronicles by Jane Yolen.  SciFi.  Yes, it’s SciFi with dragons.  I don’t remember them super well but the worldbuilding is really cool.

*The Wind on Fire series by William Nicholson.  Fantasy.  These are… very odd?  Kind of about faith and standing against conformity?  They’re so hard to explain but they’re VERY VERY good.

**Deep Secret by Diana Wynne Jones.  Fantasy.  Local Man Does Everything Wrong, Also Ends Up At A SciFi/Fantasy Convention, Then Does Some Things Right.  I really really love this book.  I actually read the sequel, The Merlin Conspiracy, first.  I felt like it had to be the sequel to something, but there was nothing about a previous book anywhere in that book.  Finally I found out the first book is Deep Secret, but they’re not sold together because Deep Secret is for adults and The Merlin Conspiracy is middle-grade.  The Merlin Conspiracy is also very good, even if I would be way better at the plant magic than Roddy, so there!  (The series is The Magids.)

The Claidi Journals by Tanith Lee.  Science Fantasy.  No listen that’s a genre and this series is in that genre.  Deeply confused girl gets an involuntary tour of her weird world.  Super bizarre but very cool worldbuilding.

The Elemental Logic series by Laurie J. Marks.  Fantasy.  You know that post that goes around about a gentle giant, but a lady?  With a tiny girlfriend?  This is that post, in book form.  This is supposed to be a quartet but no one seems to know if the fourth book will ever happen.  So if you don’t want to deal with getting invested in something that may always have some loose threads, stay away.  Really gay, although some of the gay does have an unpleasantly large age gap.

Books to read if you liked the Queen’s Thief series:

The Bartimaeus trilogy by Jonathan Stroud.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: snarky narrator similar to Gen in The Thief.  Alternate history where djinn are the source of all magicians’ magic.

Behind the Throne by K.B. Wagers.  SciFi.  Reason for recommending: complicated politics.  SciFi imperialism done interestingly.  Also, funny hair color mishaps.  Haven’t read the second book yet, can’t vouch for it.

The Inheritance Trilogy by N.K. Jemisin.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: complicated politics.  Young woman suddenly finds she’s in the running to be the next ruler of the land she lives in, but she knows something’s fishy.  Then stuff happens with gods.  And polyamory.

*The Wicked Lovely series by Melissa Marr.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: complicated politics.  (Can you tell I have a type?  I have a type.)  Faerie court politics done pretty damn well.  The first book seems like a godawful, poorly written YA fantasy with faeries instead of vampires–push through it, it gets so fucking good.  (These were some of the books, besides the Queen’s Thief series, that got me into SciFi/Fantasy books with a lot of politics.)

The Lynburn Legacy series by Sarah Rees Brennan.  Fantasy/Southern Gothic except it’s in England?  English Countryside Gothic?  Reason for recommending: more dysfunctional straight people.  This is a fun lark, with mind meld shit, which I like in fiction.

The Realm of the Elderlings books by Robin Hobb.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: Fitz and Gen would get along a little too well.  There are a bajillion of these books divided into smaller series.  Lots of fun politics, lots of fun characters, and cool magic.  (I want to live in the world of these books, except I don’t because I would probably die for having the Wit.  Because I would have the Wit if I lived in this world.)

Nimona by Noelle Stevenson.  Graphic novel, Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: similarly plucky protags with dark pasts.  A young shapeshifter informs a supervillain she’s his sidekick now.

The Disreputable History of Frankie Landau-Banks by E. Lockhart.  Realistic Fiction.  Reason for recommending: have you ever wondered what Gen would be like as a modern-day teen girl at a private school?  Now you know.  Local Girl Gets Pissed About All-Male Secret Club, Does Something.  Don’t read it if you don’t have a high tolerance for privileged private school kids being ridiculous.

The Modern Faerie Tales by Holly Black.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: complicated politics.  The original (or close to original) gritty urban faeries.  Definitely better than the shitty copies people made later.

The In The Shadow of the Bear series by David John Randall.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: main character would get along with Gen a little too well.  Adorable blonde girls wants to fight everything, dark magic is a hell of a drug.  Endgame romance has a moderate age gap, though.

The Darkest Part of the Forest by Holly Black.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: similarly mindfuck-y, also some complicated politics.  Faeries are real and people keep making bad decisions involving them.  Also there’s a hot dude in a glass coffin.

The Martian by Andy Weir.  SciFi.  Reason for recommending: snarky narrator similar to Gen in The Thief.  It’s pretty similar to the movie, but essentially: a crew of people go to Mars and the botanist gets left behind.  Now he has to survive.  On Mars.  No biggie.  I love this book because both my parents are botanists, and I’ve studied botany a bit.  (Although the movie Arrival wins re: People Studying What I Study Are The Heroes.  Also this one book called Cognate but the writing was only so-so.)

**Code Name Verity by Elizabeth E. Wein.  Historical Fiction.  Reason for recommending: [REDACTED DUE TO SPOILERS, JUST READ IT].  Two young women in World War II are a pilot/spy duo, and the spy has been captured–how did we get here?

Books to read if you liked The Magicians series:

The Kingkiller Chronicle series by Patrick Rothfuss.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: similarly cool magic system.  Dude is a Mary Sue but in a compelling way, for once.  Warning: this is supposed to be a trilogy but the third book has been years in the works.  Don’t start this series if you don’t like waiting.

*The Abhorsen trilogy by Garth Nix.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: similarly cool magic system.  A young girl becomes the Necromancer-in-Chief in a failing kingdom.  Ignore Clariel and Goldenhand, neither is very good.  Just keep pretending it’s a trilogy.  Read Clariel if you desperately want more, but Goldenhand sucks.

The Engelsfors series by Mats Strandberg and Sara Bergmark Elfgren.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: similarly cool magic system.  Kind of like Buffy the Vampire Slayer, but a hell of a lot gayer, and frequently cooler too.  Actually now that I think of it, it’s like Buffy if everyone was Willow.  Except for the character who’s basically Cordelia.  (The ending of the series fucking ruined me but in a good way.)

**The Wicked + The Divine by Kieron Gillen and Jamie McKelvie.  Comic book, Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: similarly dark.  Maybe not quite as dark?  Every ninety years, twelve gods are incarnated into the bodies of teens/young adults.  This time, they’re pop/rock stars.  This is still ongoing.  (I cosplayed a background character from this (kinda) for actual Halloween.)

The Keys to the Kingdom series by Garth Nix.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: I feel like there are some similar themes/tones, but these books are nowhere near as dark.  A boy almost dies of asthma, but is saved by the gift of a strange clock hand.  Suddenly, his world looks very different.  (Literally, haha.)

*The Dalemark Quartet by Diana Wynne Jones.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: I feel like there are some similar themes/tones, but these books are nowhere near as dark.  A series of interconnected books (what order you read them in REALLY changes how you see things) about the history of a world kind of like ours but with magic.  And weaving.

***The Young Wizards series by Diane Duane.  Science Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: similarly cool magic system.  Kids learn how to do magic, yell at Secular Satan.  I’m an atheist but the belief system of these books is the closest I get to a faith of some kind, even if I am really bad at remembering I’m trying to slow entropy.  I would recommend reading the reworked editions–I haven’t, because they’re only available as eBooks right now and I don’t super like reading eBooks.  She fixed the timeline in the new versions, plus some issues with how she portrayed an autistic character.  The first few books were written ages ago, so the series gets more diverse as it goes on, culminating in some Good Shit in the most recent book.  (There’s an asexual character!!!)

Neverwhere by Neil Gaiman.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: main character is a lot like Quentin.  Normal Dude Finds Dying Girl, Decides to Help her, Realizes he Fucked Up and is in Too Deep.

Watership Down by Richard Adams.  Realistic Fiction but about rabbits???  Reason for recommending: about as dark as the Magicians series.  Yes, it’s about rabbits.  Yes, it’s that dark.

*The Earthsea Quartet by Ursula K. LeGuin.  Fantasy.  Reason for recommending: similarly cool magic system, also some similar themes/tones, has a Magic School, main character is somewhat like Quentin.  This random goat-herding kid turns out to be a powerful mage and gets sent off to school to learn how to handle that.  Then he makes a lot of mistakes.  Like, a lot.

October 31st.

Characters: Fili x Reader

Summary: Fili isn’t a fan of the 31st of October but after a couple of memorable Halloweens it may turn out to be one of his favourite holidays.

Word Count: 1363 words

Prompt: Scary Movies and ‘So… could I stay with you tonight?’

A/N: This is my contribution to the amazing @sdavid09 and her annual Tale Teller’s Fright Night challenge.  I’m afraid this isn’t very scary, just fluffy but I hope that’s okay.  

Fili always hated Halloween, and not just because his brother pulled the same dumb pranks every year, but when he looked across the boisterous party crowd he felt the world tilt.  The light behind you cast an angelic glow around your form and his heart paused as your eyes crinkled with laughter at something his brother had said. Everything was in a beautiful slow motion, your movements languid as you brought your hand up to your chest, still laughing, looking so carefree and perfect to his eyes.  The way your hair fell around your face had his fingers itching to run through each lock, a burning sensation in his chest was his bodies way of reminding him of the need to breathe.  And as he inhaled it was as if reality flooded back in, everything returned to its normal speed and the deafening cacophony of the party crashed over him.  That was all it had taken.  That one, brief moment for him to know.  

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updated master list now that you're back?

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Completed Multi Fics

  • Road Trip: 1[x] 2[x] 3[x]
    It’s the summer after senior year of college. Since all of their friends already made plans Riley and Lucas decide to go on an impromptu road trip together.
  • Back to Basics: 1[x] 2[x] 3[x] 4[x] 5[x] 6[x] 7[x] 8[x] 9[x] 10[x] 11[x] 12[x] 13[x] 14[x] 15[x] 16[x]
    Riley is forced to leave behind everything she knew, her school, her teachers and her small group of best friends. Fast forward 5 years where Riley and her family decide it’s time to move back home to NY. Now a junior in high-school she has to figure out where she belongs after being gone so long.
  • Couples Retreat: 1[x] 2[x] 3[x] 4[x] 5[x] 6[x] 7[x] 8[x]
    Lucas really wants a promotion and in order to get one he needs a wife. Riley agrees to play pretend but somewhere along the line things get complicated.
  • The Boy Next Door: 1[x] 2[x] 3[x] 4[x] 5[x] 6[x] 7[x] 8[x]
    Riley finds herself intrigued to learn more about the brooding boy who just moved in next door.
  • Jessie’s Girl: 1[x] 2[x] 3[x] 4[x]
    When invited for a trip Lucas was expecting to do some camping, what he wasn’t expecting was to fall in love with his buddies girlfriend.
  • We’ll Always Have Paris: 1[x] 2[x]
    The clique six grew apart but are brought together again one last time senior year.
  • Firsts: 1[x] 2[x]
    This one covers Rucas’ First Encounter, First Talk, First Spark & First Kiss. The next one will cover First Date, First I Love You, First time and First Heartbreak.
  • Collide: 1[x] 2[x] 3[x] 4[x] 5[x] 6[x] 7[x] 8[x] 9[x] 10[x] 11[x]
    Riley Matthews is a struggling writer who works as a bartender to pay off her student loans. Lucas Friar is a rich kid from Texas who’s lost his way. One night fate brings them together causing their two different worlds to collide.
  • The Bet: 1[x] 2[x] 3[x] 4[x] 5[x] 6[x] 7[x] 8[x] 9[x] 10[x] 11[x] 12[x]
    After damaging $1000 worth of private property on a dare Lucas needs a quick way to make the money to pay the guy back. When Charlie Gardner suggests a bet Lucas takes him up on his offer. And what is the bet? Get into the pants of Riley Matthews, the schools very own goody two-shoes princess.

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Cinderell-y

Fandom: The Flash

Pairing: E-2 Harrison Wells x Reader, a lil bit of Cisco Ramon x Reader too

Words: 1581

A/N: Imagine and excerpt from @a-hero-complex

Halloween was your favorite time of the year. You loved dressing up and seeing everyone in costume. You loved the large amounts of candy and everything pumpkin related. So, when you skipped into STAR Labs, you were in your very own Flash costume.

“My name is Barry Allen and I’m the fastest man alive!” You exclaimed as you entered the Cortex. Caitlin, Cisco, Barry, Jessie, and Harry turned around.

“No friggin way!” Barry exclaimed.

“Really?” Harry asked looking unimpressed and annoyed.

Barry circled around you looking impressed, “This is awesome! You’re dressed like me!”

“Yeah, only for the day though. I have another costume for the party tonight.”

Cisco stood up and circled you as well. He patted Barry on the shoulder, “I’m sorry to tell you this man, but she pulls the look off better than you.”

Barry chuckled, “No, actually, I think I’m gonna have to agree with you.” Suddenly all of your phones went off alerting you about a Meta-Human spotting, “I got this,” Barry sped into his Flash suit and looked at me, “Or do you want to take care of it Y/N?”

“Ha ha. Right, I’d be toast.” You waved him off, “Go do your thing, Flash.”

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A Hairy Halloween (Bughead Request)

Request: ‘I’d love a story where it’s Halloween and Betty and Jughead wear some hilarious couples costume that no one expected!’ - @confessions33

I really liked this idea, I hope you like it!

Characters: Betty x Jughead, Veronica x Archie, Kevin

Warnings: Kissing.

Word Count: 1558

Masterlist.

Originally posted by bettytail

Despite her innocent surface, Betty Cooper was the queen of Halloween. She loved everything about it; the candy, scary movies and most of all the costumes. It was her opportunity to get crafty, every year she took on a new challenge. This year’s challenge; getting her boyfriend Jughead Jones into a costume.  

It was a week before Halloween and the gang were at Pop’s discussing costumes. Queen of parties Cheryl was holding her annual Halloween bash and thanks to the girls’ river vixen status, the gang had an invite.

‘I can’t decide if I want to go scary or sexy this year.’ Veronica announced, the gang chuckled a little.

‘Well I vote sexy.’ Archie replied squeezing Veronica’s shoulder, she turned to him and gave him a little peck.

‘Sexy it is then.’ Kevin rolled his eyes at the couple, he wished he still had someone to try and impress.

‘So what are you dressing up as Betty? I expect big things as always.’ Kevin asked. Betty winked at him.

‘It’s top secret.’ Kevin was very intrigued.

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Halloween Oneshot

Summary: While working a case on Halloween, Dean suggests Castiel dress as your favorite character to grab your attention. SFW.

Note: This is my first posted Supernatural piece, so I hope its sufficient. There will be more to come.

Castiel X Female Reader

Word Count: 2790


“Morning,“ Dean greeted you and Sam, entering the bunker kitchen going straight for the coffee machine.

"Hey,” You called, taking a spoonful of your cereal.

“Any cases, Sammy?” Dean asked, glancing over at his younger brother, who instead of eating was glued to his laptop screen.

“Yeah, get this,” Sam called. “There was a death last night at one of the sororities of the University of Nebraska.” Sam quoted the article on his computer. “‘Bridget Dawn, age twenty, was found strangled to death around ten last night at Delta Gamma’s sorority Halloween party. Dawn’s body was found in the sorority house’s bathroom.”’

“What makes it unusual? I mean, I love sorority girls, but this seems like a stretch?”

“Yeah, it sounds like a regular murder,” you said. “That’s not our gig-”

Sam continued. “No, listen. Dawn’s bodies had multiple crushed bones, similar to injuries related to a fall. No suspects have yet been apprehended as police are still puzzled by the strange occurrences of her death.”’

“Okay, that’s something to work with,” Dean said.

At that moment, Castiel walked in. “Caught a case, you coming?” Dean asked the angel.

“I have recently finished the latest season of Orange is the New Black and in result have fallen into a show-hole. I could use something to take my mind off of my predicament. How far?”

“Three hours,” you said.

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Endless List of Reasons to Love High School Musical

🐾The movies all teach us important lessons like be yourself; don’t stick to the status quo; follow your heart; you are not just one person.
🐾The music is damn good and even more addicting.
🐾Bet On It.
🐾Also the memes based off Bet on It.
🐾Also the parodies of Bet on It involving Pokémon and Let It Go.
🐾Scream.
🐾Consequently, how much Zac Efron gets into the aforementioned songs.
🐾The dance moves.
🐾Kenny flipping Ortega choreographs AND directs.
🐾Also, his doggy is in two of the movies and is adorable and awesome.
🐾WHAT TEAM????
🐾The OTPs. Whether you ship cannon like Troyella or Chaylor, wanted something different like Troypay, wanted to see Chyan become something or are all about BROTPs like Boltforth there’s multiple pairings for everyone.
🐾The Wildcat chant.
🐾Zanessa chemistry is off the charts every movie, therefore making the Troyella pairing off the charts.
🐾Ryan and Sharpay’s vocal exercises.
🐾The bloopers. Bloopers are always some of the best parts of everything.
🐾Nothing bad ever happens in any of the HSM movies…except for when Troyella breaks up but it’s ok cause they get back together and we know they’re meant to be so it’s all ok.
🐾What time is it?
🐾SUMMERTIME!
🐾The chemistry between the entire cast - how much they all enjoy being around each other, how much they all get along and how happy they always are with and for each other.
🐾East High is an actual school. You can visit it in Utah.
🐾The characters; they’re all relatable to someone, they’re all uniquely different and there’s a character for everyone. Added bonus, every actor really gets into their character.
🐾When the casts posts pictures whenever they get together.
🐾Fabulous.
🐾Also, I Want it All.
🐾Having no idea what the point even was of Twinkle Towne or what happened.
🐾Corbin Bleu’s hair.
🐾They represent the time when Zanessa was still a thing and super strong.
🐾WHAT TEAM???
🐾You get the feels during some of the songs and scenes that you just can’t get with anything else.
🐾Chad’s shirts.
🐾Ryan’s hats.
🐾Kelsi’s hats.
🐾Sharpay’s pink and bedazzled everythings.
🐾WHAT THE HECK ARE THOSE TWO DOING IN A TREE???
🐾Darbus’ detentions. You can’t get those anywhere else.
🐾All the times Troyella’s first kiss got interrupted.
🐾Troyella actually kissing.
🐾Mini Troy and Chad during The Boys are Back.
🐾Sharpay’s pink locker and knowing they’re actually a thing.
🐾The fandom.
🐾We all got to decide a handful of things they put in HSM2.
🐾The fact that Boi graduated high school with the Wildcats.
🐾The Wildcats have all pretty much completely been awesome role models and continue to be awesome despite being mega celebrities and not only never let that go to their heads but also never once forget what HSM meant to any of them or to all of us.
🐾WHAT TEAM????
🐾There’s a guy like Ryan in the movies who’s not afraid to flaunt his love for theater/Broadway/musicals or to wear pink.
🐾Why am I feeling so wrong? Spoiler - cause his head’s in the game but his heart’s in the song.
🐾Everybody loves a good jazz square.
🐾The Boys Are Back.
🐾The fact that two of the main six are non-white girls who are absolutely brilliant have (presumably) graduated at the top of their class.
🐾The main character is a popular jock and probably the most sought-after guy in school yet does not let that go to his head and seems to overall remain a good guy.
🐾Knowing Chad’s mom keeps a picture of Michael Crawford in their refrigerator.
🐾Also wondering how he successfully hid that from Troy until junior year if they’ve been best friends since preschool.
🐾Creme brulee!
🐾Never once seeing Chad carry around his own books around school.
🐾Darbus dancing with Wiley the mascot at the end of the first movie and then starting a conga line.
🐾You were always right there next to beside me.
🐾One of the nerdiest girls in school who secretly loved dancing was actually able to become the head cheerleader in senior year.
🐾They play an Aly & AJ song during the afterparty in HSM3.
🐾Also you can hear Lucas Grabeel singing when Ryan and Sharpay are drving to Lava Springs.
🐾I Don’t Dance.
🐾HSM was so awesome that the cast of Camp Rock dressed as them for Halloween.
🐾WHAT TEAM????
🐾Robo Rob.
🐾Remember when we first sang together? Like kindergarten.
🐾We’re not Charlie’s Angels, ok?
🐾Go dra…go dra…go dray…? Dray…? Dray ma…?
🐾Knowing that whenever Gabriella calls Troy blushes.
🐾Troy’s red and white shirt that appears in every movie.
🐾The obligatory shirtles Zac Efron scenes.
🐾Knowing that East High randomly keeps posters of its current basketball team in the halls.
🐾Every single line of the song High School Musical.
🐾Once a Wildcat, always a Wildcat.
🐾WHAT TEAM????

Epic Movie (Re)Watch #205 - Hocus Pocus

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Spoilers Below

Have I seen it before: Yes

Did I like it then: More or less.

Do I remember it: Yes.

Did I see it in theaters: No.

Format: DVD

1) Let’s start off this post with a little blasphemy: I actually don’t have a ton of nostalgia for this movie. I watched it like maybe three times growing up. I’d always catch bits and pieces on Disney Channel or ABC Family Freeform, but I just never got into it like so many other people did. And (prepare to be outright offended now) the last time I watched it all the way through (I couldn’t have been older than 13) I thought it was kinda boring. BUT I was going through a bit of a “too cool for this shit” phase then. Spoiler alert: I enjoyed it A LOT more this time around and do understand the hype now.

2) Fun fact: Human Thackery Binx is played by Sean Murray but is dubbed over by the actor who performs him (Jason Marsden) for consistency.

Originally posted by everythingstarstuff

3) Despite being largely a comedy, there is a wonderful sense of creepiness to this film which I think helps to give it its unique flavor. I mean, this is a Disney movie which starts with a child being killed so witches can drain off its life force. Then these same witches - who explicitly say they’re loyal to satan and have been to hell - get hanged. There’s this sense of edge (or the Disney version of edge) which helps elevate it above a lot of Halloween family fare. I think it’s what makes the film so endearing.

Originally posted by thespookshaveamidnightjamboree

4) Ah, our first encounter with Winifred Sanderson.

Originally posted by i-alwayslikedstrangecharacters

5) The Sanderson Sisters

Originally posted by tatianagmaslany

So the way I’m going to structure this note is each sister will be like 5.1, 5.2, and 5.3. That’s how long the note is. The Sanderson Sisters ARE the movie. They’re the reason it holds up so well, they’re the reason people keep coming back to it, is because this trio is so absolutely wonderful. Each sister is written and performed in a way where you get a clear sense of who they are as individuals (instead of just being clones of each other), yet they chemistry between the actresses works so wonderfully that the trio is strong as well. They are the heart and fun of the film, with each actress being brilliantly comedic but also able to turn on a villainous dime when necessary. They’re just incredible.

5.1) Bette Midler as Winifred Sanderson.

Originally posted by animations-daily

The leader of the group in both writing and performance, Midler commands the sisters in a natural way. The actress is the most unrecognizable in the part, so much so it took me YEARS to even realize this was Bette Midler. By putting aside any and all ego, Midler gives a performance which embraces its cartoonish fun to totally wrap you in. She pulls focus, commanding every scene she’s in to the point where you can’t/don’t want to take her eyes off of her. She’s just incredible. According to IMDb, this is Midler’s favorite performance of her own. That fun just shows through.

5.2) Kathy Najimy as Mary Sanderson.

Originally posted by halloweenmagick

Najimy is an absolutely amazing character actress who totally blends into every role she’s given. Mary is no different. Much like Midler, she is able to work with the cartoonish silliness of the part (with a character who is maybe more so that than her sisters) to just make you laugh. There are so many great moments Najimy has, often times while other things are going on, that you have to watch multiple times if you even hope to catch them all. She’s just really great.

5.3) Sarah Jessica Parker as Sarah Sanderson.

Originally posted by haidaspicciare

The youngest (I believe youngest) Sanderson sister proves that there is no weak link in this chain. Much like Middler, this role is so different from anything else Parker is known for doing (“Sexy in the City”) that I have to remind myself it’s here. She is able to be charmingly dimwitted and absent minded in a way which is absolutely gut busting. There is this wonderful physical and almost airy quality she brings to the part which pulls you in, the way she moves and plays with her beloved boys. But Parker - like the other Sandersons - can turn on a dime to an intimidating baddie. She’s - like the others - is incredible.

6) Max Dennison.

Originally posted by spidey-man

This may be blasphemous (I don’t know all the things people love about Hocus Pocus), but does anyone REALLY watch this movie for Max Dennison as a protagonist? I will admit the place where the character ends is something I appreciate a lot (more on that later), but for most of the film? He starts off as kind of a douche bag who acts all macho, thinks he’s too cool for his new town, and is mean to his sister. Almost every other character in the movie is a more interesting potential protagonist than Max to me, which I will say is not the fault of Omri Katz. He actually does the best he can to make Max seem interesting, because I’m aware that he could’ve been a much bigger pain the butt during the movie. But the writing is just not there as we get to know him, even if he does develop nicely by the film’s end.

7) It was at this moment I realized Alison was a much more interesting protagonist than Max.

Max: “But everyone here knows that Halloween was invented by the candy companies it’s a conspiracy!”

Allison: It just so happens that Halloween is based on the ancient feast called All Hallows Eve.”

Originally posted by thepumpkinqueenn

Allison is actually a bit of a missed opportunity, development wise. She has a good understanding of not only the tradition of Halloween but also the Sanderson Sisters, showing a creepy side to a character who does not appear as a stereotypical goth. She’s rich, doesn’t seem to really care for her parent’s fancy Halloween ball, is kind, brave, but we never really explore her that much. I’d love to get to know a bit more about Allison.

8) The inclusion of buttheads Jay and Ice add a nice bit of humor to the film. Yeah they’re jerks, but their idiocy is definitely funny to watch. Don’t take them seriously as bullies or threats and you’ll enjoy their presence.

Originally posted by lndeterminate

8.1) So I was looking up the actors who played Jay and Ice and…AH! ICE IS THE SAME ACTOR AS LARRY FROM “Buffy the Vampire Slayer”!

Originally posted by marshmallow-the-vampire-slayer

9) According to IMDb:

Charles Rocket [Max and Dani’s dad] acquired a certain notoriety for swearing on live television during the final moments of the 21 February 1981 episode of Saturday Night Live (1975). There’s an in-joke in connection to this, where he says to Max, “Watch your language!”.

10) Thora Birch as Dani.

Originally posted by homolagniappe

Can I just say, Dani is so much more interesting to me than Max. I kinda wish we saw this movie through her eyes. She just brings a smile to my face whenever she’s on screen. Birch plays Dani with such honest enthusiasm and intelligence (not every kid in movies is played as smart, sadly) that it’s intoxicating. She stands up to the bullies and later her first instinct upon the Sanderson Sister’s resurrection is to LIE HER BUTT OFF in an attempt to make them think she’s a witch! HER FIRST INSTINCT! And then later when she finds out this freaky zombie is nice she’s immediately like, “Hi Billy!” so sweetly. I dig that.

11) Ah great, toxic masculinity infecting an eight year old girl.

Dani [after Max says fighting the bullies would’ve gotten him killed]: “At least you would’ve died like a man.”

Originally posted by arieloverfansite

Sorry, that’s just a personal thing.

12) Um, maybe some fans of the movie know this, but why exactly the Dennison family move to Salem? I don’t remember it ever being mentioned. I’m assuming job opportunity but what job takes you from LA to Salem?

13) Um Max, you’ve know Allison for like a week (maybe a week and a half). Isn’t this a little much?

Max [about Allison]: “Dani, this is the girl of my dreams.”

Originally posted by thegifsshop

14) The Sanderson house has this wickedly creepy sense of place to it. You know these guys aren’t supposed to be there, you know that this is a place of evil, so when things start getting weird it’s not much of a stretch to see it happening.

Originally posted by diablito666

15)

Originally posted by therepublicofstephanie

16) So at one point in the movie Allison hits Mary with a frying pan and all I can think of is this:

Originally posted by totallytangled

17) The most fun this movie has is watching the Sanderson Sisters adapt to 1993. Reacting to things like the, “burning rain of death,” (sprinkler system) the, “black river,” (a pavement road) and even the way they run from approaching firetrucks because of the sirens is all a hoot. Like I said, each actress is amazing and they play it so well. It’s a wonderful source of comedy.

18) Thackery Binx.

Originally posted by gif-weenus

Jason Marsden is an excellent voice over actor (perhaps best known as Max in A Goofy Movie and Impulse in “Young Justice”) who helps give Thackery a lot of life. This immortal black cat is wonderfully charming, with a compelling wit and sarcastic sense of humor which helps flesh him out as a character. But he also has a lot of tragedy in his life, a real loneliness. Thackery is a unique and fun addition to the film which just works really well.

19) That’s Doug Jones as Billy Butcherson.

Originally posted by thisisaterriblewaytostartastory

Jones is currently one of the most well regarded character/makeup actors in showbiz, with such famous roles under his belt as both Fauno and The Pale Man in Pan’s Labyrinth, Abe Sapein in the Hellboy films, and the creature in the upcoming The Shape of Water. Just thought I’d share.

20) I gotta say, the Sanderson Sisters are a lot more funny to me in my 20s than my teens. The whole bit with the calming circle specifically had me in stitches.

Originally posted by thepumpkinqueenn

Also this is great.

Girl Dressed as Angel: “Bless you.”

Sanderson Sisters: [Freak out.]

21) This whole bit with the fake cop is kinda clever, but this bugs me.

Cop [after Dani tells him Max is a virgin] Are you a virgin?

Max: Yeah.

Cop: Really?

Originally posted by mulder-scully-gifs

22) Garry Marshall’s devilish cameo.

Originally posted by thepumpkinqueenn

While largely (if not exclusively) serving as a distraction from the plot, it just continues the fun of the Sanderson Sisters adjusting to the new world. Garry Marshall’s presence in any film is a welcome treat, especially when he brings along sister Penny. There’s just a great sense of fun here born from the audience being in on a joke the witches are clearly unaware of.

23) Okay, this always bugged me: couldn’t the kids get A LOT of people to believe them if the talking cat explained what was going on?

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24) “I Put A Spell On You”

This may be the most iconic moment from the film, working primarily because it’s just so freaking fun! The tune is infectious, it carries a delightful Halloween sense to it, and Midler’s vocals are top notch. It’s just FUN and that’s what works.

25)

Winnie [upon seeing a high school]: “It is a prison for children.”

Well she’s not wrong.

26) As a fan of old school Universal Monster movies, I dig this line.

Max [over the high school PA]: “I’m your host, Boris Karloff Jr.”

27) Honestly I think this film’s biggest issue is a structural one. Some gags, while fun, don’t add much to the overall plot. Also the moment of quiet/peace after the heroes think the Sanderson Sisters are dead just messes with the overall flow. The tension never got high enough for it to be effective or earned. It just throws off the momentum I think.

28) Winifred’s Book.

Originally posted by diablito666

It’s not often that I discuss prop pieces in these posts but Winnie’s book is in a lot of ways a character unto itself. The art design on the piece is absolutely wonderful and just really interesting. You understand it’s not a possession but (largely because of that eye) something a little more intelligent than that. A little more alive than that.

29) As soon as Allison opens the book this is all I can think of.

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30) Sarah’s song to lure the children (written by James Horner, not composer John Debny) is wonderfully creepy while also being sweet. It makes sense that it would draw in a bunch of kids but as the audience we can hear the sense of doom it has.

31) So this is a classic case of Villain Stupidity™. Winnie HAS her victory! All she needs to do is give her death potion to one of the countless kids which just appeared on her front lawn but she needs to have her revenge so risks it all (needlessly) to go after Dani.

Originally posted by yourreactiongifs

32) Okay, how does Winnie know enough about modern life to make this joke?

Winnie [pulling up next to Max’s car on her broom]: “Pull over! Let me see your driver’s permit!”

33) The film’s climax actually is pretty well done. There is a nice sense of stakes and tension to it. THIS is earned, unlike the school scene. And Max’s decision to drink the potion so he can save Dani is a great character choice, showing how strong his relationship with his sister is and what he’ll do to ensure her safety.

34) Okay, when the sun rises at the end all I can think of is…

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35) It may be a little cheesy, but I do really like that this film ends with Thackery being reunited with his lost sister Emily after 300 years. Also his goodbye to Dani is really nice.

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Hocus Pocus has become a cult classic for a reason. With three absolutely phenomenal actresses acting as the heart of the film, it has a wonderfully wicked sense of fun to it that works at Halloween. But either you’ll like it or you won’t. There are some problems with structure, focus, and some character development. But honestly I don’t care about those so much because it’s just so freaking fun. It more than makes up for its flaws with a sense of humor and cartoonish mayhem which carries the 90 minute run time well. It’s just a fun Halloween movie which everyone should watch once just to see if they like.

Limerence - Chapter XI

Limerence Masterlist

Characters: Sehun and OC (Ursula)

Warnings: This series contains mentions of assault, sexual violence, and stalking.

Word Count: 3.8k

Limerence:  The state of being infatuated or obsessed with another person, typically experienced involuntarily and characterized by a strong desire for reciprocation of one’s feelings.

Have you ever felt like the world was against you? Do you know what it feels like to have life going so smoothly, and then life just throws something in your face to make life more difficult? As if it just wanted to catch you off guard and trip you up?

It seemed like everything in my life was going great. I was advancing in my job, I was healthy and happy, I had a loving boyfriend, where did it go wrong? Was my life going along too smoothly? I didn’t have the smoothest years behind me, so why can’t I just have a few smooth years to make up for that? Why is it that life seems to want to ruin my happiness with whatever it has up its sleeve?

“They found his body a few miles upstream. The level of decay to his body makes it difficult to pinpoint exactly how long he has been dead, but longer than three weeks I know that much. His face was badly beaten, unrecognizable basically. Thankfully, he still had some of his teeth so we could match dental records to find his identity.”

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Bones, ironically, sucks at carving pumpkins.

It’s not that Bones sucks at carving, he’s just not creative nor patient enough for that shit. Plus, who cares about Halloween? Not Bones. Because Joanna spends Halloween with her mother. Or rather, win Jocelyn’s part of town, where she goes trick-or-treating with her friends. And Bones lives in an apartment, not on the streets. Who would pick apartments for trick or treating? No, Bones plans to do nothing for halloween. But that doesn’t mean he can escape Halloween the weekend before, when Joanna visits him.

“You are terrible at this,” Joanna laughs when she’s carving those pumpkins with her father; on a rainy afternoon the weekend before Halloween. Bones has produced nothing more than a few messy squares that don’t make a face nor any particular figure in the pumpkin. They both doubt it’ll even light up nicely on the windowsill. Joanna’s looks quite good, however, as always, because she’s the one source of creativity in Bones’ life, and she tends to be good at everything. Bones shrugs at her comment. “Perhaps, but I’m a terrific doctor,” he says, to which Joanna shrugs. “You can’t use your ‘I’m a doctor’ counterargument for everything, dad.” “When’s your friend coming?” Bones asks, to divert the subject, and she smiles knowingly at that. “In a minute. Why, are you eager to see his uncle?” “Why are you- no,” Bones replies.

But he is. Sam Kirk is a wonderful young boy, who’s smart, kind, and very intelligent. Not as much as Joanna, of course, but a close second, if he was ever to judge another kid. His uncle, though, it’s Sam’s uncle Bones truly takes an interest to. Jim Kirk is the type of guy who gets under Bones’ skin in the best way possible. A reckless cop, albeit a brilliant one, and he’s the kind of charming Bones would consider is very much not charming at all, and yet he’s very into it.

Jim gets there not much later, carrying at least another three pumpkins in his arms, and Bones groans at that. “More pumpkins? I thought just one was torture enough,” he says, getting up to serve Sam and Jim something to drink. “Judging by the look of your pumpkin, it went through more torture than you,” Jim replies. He grins when Joanna laughs and Bones rolls his eyes. “Let me put that terrible pumpkin of yours out of its misery and turn it into a pumpkin soup,” Jim says, to which Sam snorts. “You’ve never cooked a day in your life.” “I’ll cook it,” Bones says, “beats carving those flipping pumpkins.”

Bones thinks he’s escaped the horror that is pumpkin carving - and Halloween in general, because he has no plans but to relax on the couch with a good movie or a book. Instead, though, Jim invites him over for a “Spooky Dinner” and Halloween gathering. Bones thinks of declining. He likes Jim a lot, but he likes his couch almost as much. Jim, though, just a little bit more. 

So he shows up, in his white hospital coat because Jim told him to dress up for his super special Halloween party. Jim is dressed up like a world war one soldier. Something about that fake dirt on his cheeks makes his eyes look just a little brighter. “I told you to dress up!” Jim says, stepping outside to let Bones in. “I did, I’m a doctor,” Bones replies, to which Jim sighs, gently patting Bones’ cheek. “You’re gonna love this party, I promise. I prepared loads of food, there’s alcohol, and we’re gonna go pumpkin carving.” “Fantastic,” Bones replies, “I thought I was done with that crap for another year.” “Not on my watch,” Jim replies, guiding Bones towards the living room.

As far as Halloween goes, this is quite fun. All of Jim’s visitors are people Bones knows, too; Spock is a fellow doctor who treats Jim whenever Bones isn’t available. Uhura is Jim’s partner and she yelled at Bones for a long time when Jim got himself shot. Bones knows Chekov and Sulu because they’re teachers at the school Sam and Joanna attend. He knows Scotty only as the guy who yells at Jim a lot, something he can only agree with, but despite that, they seem quite friendly to each other. And whenever the doorbell rings, Jim goes to the door to compliment the kids and hand out bags of candy to them. Bones watches him in awe; a cop who’s seen as much shit as Jim, who’s been shot at, chased, threatened, and almost killed many a times. And yet, Jim is filled with such endless positivity and the need for people around him at all time. 

They play Halloween-themed games, which should be childish with a bunch of adults, but it’s really not. Jim makes sure they’re constantly surrounded by food. They play cards, Chekov and Sulu are playing Outlast on Jim’s TV, but there seems to be more screaming than actual progress - though Bones isn’t likely to take over any time soon. They’re carving pumpkins, and Jim sits next to Bones to help him do it because Bones is bored of it right after sliding the top off to take out the insides. “You’re terrible at this,” Jim laughs eventually, when Bones’ impatience cuts the pumpkin off too far, and it messes up the looks entirely. Probably functionality, too. “You sound like Joanna,” Bones says, and Jim grins. “That’s not necessarily a bad thing,” he replies, “she’s smarter than you, even.” Bones huffs at that.

Bones stays until way past midnight, when the others are gone. He helps cleaning up the mess, and he stays for bottle of bourbon Jim opens when they settle on the couch. “Thanks for helping me clean up,” Jim says, “I don’t know what to do with all the pumpkin leftovers, so feel free to take some home with you.” “Oh yes, I love pumpkins. Didn’t you gather that by now?” Bones asks, and Jim laughs. “Okay, no need to be grumpy about it.” Bones smiles, too. “Thanks for inviting me. I had fun,” he says, and Jim shrugs. “What can I say, I like spending time with you,” Jim says, “if you’re not doing anything, you should consider spending Thanksgiving with Sam and I.” “Thanksgiving? I didn’t know you were sentimental about terrible holidays,” Bones replies, and Jim laughs. “Sentimental? You’re the Mr. Sensitive here,” he counters, and Bones is aware of Jim’s fingers trailing over Bones’ arm gently. “If it means that much to you,” Bones says, “I’m happy to join you on Thanksgiving.” “Good. I’m thankful,” Jim replies, voice soft and smile bright, and Bones smiles, too. “I’m thankful for you inviting me.” “Okay, how ‘bout we save the thanking for Thanksgiving?” Jim asks, reaching out for the collar of Bones’ white coat, “that said, I do have something you can be thankful for in the meantime,” he adds, and then pulls in for a kiss.

Advice on Making Good Creepypasta OCs

So, as it’s about to be the start of the Spookiest Time Of The Year, by which I mean the Halloween season, by which I mean the beginning of August…

Boy does Halloween season start earlier and earlier every year, and yet nobody ever complains about it like they do Christmas. I suppose that a holiday about self-expression and weirdness is probably more welcome exposure-wise than a holiday about conformity and tradition, but that’s for another post.

Anyhoo, since it’s Almost Time, I figured I might as well do an advice guide on how to make some good Creepypasta OCs. Because, when created from scratch as characters rather than emerging from a “main” creepypasta, most of them tend to be Usual Deviantart Characters + Warmed Over Slasher Movie Cliches. And while that has its charm, I think we can do better.

So, what is my advice? Follow me after the break!

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Well! Here’s the thing I’ve been trying to write since October. Very special thanks to @kirbychan234 who helped me write it, both in indulging me when the idea came to me, and then in the actual process itself. Thank you so much! Thanks to @providentially-demonic for proof-reading it for me too!

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“Gosh, this place sure is ominous, isn’t it?” Vivi asked, stars in her eyes as she stepped over one of the ash-black tree roots. The tree leaves were all a dull yellow to orangey-red, though it was difficult to see in the dimming light of the evening.  “Like Halloween isn’t over, and the woods are still celebrating!”

Mystery chuckled as he padded at her side, the corner of his jowls curling up into a wry smile. Arthur rolled his eyes and pointed his flashlight towards her. “Don’t remind me, Vi.”

Her response was to stick out her tongue. “Hey, you were the one who asked to come here. Might as well enjoy the creepy factor!”

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I feel like I’ve been talking about DC a lot lately, but I’m not done yet. We have to give a lot of respect and praise to the people who act, produce, write, director, etc. these films. And here’s why:

Zack Synder: Whether you agree with the way he directs are not, this man has revitalized the DC franchise. He created the two films which are the highest grossing Superman films of all time and created a realistic depiction of superheroes in our world. He has suffered so much hate for giving fans entertaining and incredible movies. Hate on MOS and BvS all you want, but those movies are a thrill to watch.

David Ayer: His new movie has been out for only 2 days and hasn’t even technically come out yet and critics are shitting on this film. He is giving us a fun film (I haven’t seen it yet. This is based on friends) that is filled with diversity. So thank you David Ayer for giving us fucking realistic depictions of the real world that isn’t just filled with white main characters and a few POC sidekicks (Marvel). 

Patty Jenkins: In just a few short months, she is going to give us the first female led superhero film. A WOMAN IS DIRECTING THE FIRST FEMALE SUPERHERO LED MOVIE! She is telling us that this movie is for females, and I am excited to see Wonder Woman kick some motherfucking ass in her film. I know it’s going to be dark. ITS SET IN FUCKING WWI. If it’s not dark, that’s fucked.

James Wan: In 2018, he is going to give us an Aquaman movie. He is going to make “the lamest superhero ever” fucking legit. I cannot wait to see the direction that he takes this character. We had maybe 2 seconds of Aquaman in BvS but I AM SO PUMPED. 

Henry Cavill: For the third time a Brit has taken on the mantle of an “American” superhero. I had no idea Cavill was British until I saw him in the Tudors, so he’s a good actor. He is so protective of “Supes” that he defends him at every turn. Henry gave us a depiction of Superman we haven’t seen and played this NEW superhero exactly like that… that he had no idea how to use his powers because he didn’t. And the fact that he’s not America (to me) shows that Superman is the WORLD’S SUPERHERO.

Ben Affleck: For a long time, I thought he was a decent actor but I would never want him as a superhero. BvS totally changed my perspective. He gave us the dark, broken, and gritty Batman that we needed. He did such a good job that he is set to produce and direct a Batman film and executive produce the Justice League. 

Gal Gadot: An Israeli woman who served in their army is playing Wonder Woman. In the short time she was in BvS, I felt my faith and hope restored in all superhero movies. Her music is badass, Gal Gadot is a BAMF, and the Wonder Woman trailer has given me life.

Ray Fisher: This bubbly man is going to play Cyborg, my favorite fucking Teen Titan. I cannot wait to see him in the Justice League and I bet he gets his own movie… at least, I hope he does because Cyborg is fucking awesome. Fisher is a cutie pie and will bring life to such a fun, yet tortured character.

Jason Mamoa: MOTHER FUCKING AQUAMAN IS PLAYED BY A MOTHER FUCKING HAWAIIAN! How legit can you get? Aquaman is about to be the coolest superhero ever. 2017/2018 Halloween will be filled with little Aqumans. Not to mention that Jason brings a vibe to the Justice League that is so legit.

Ezra Miller: Can you say the Flash? The Flash (I’m going to shout this so it’s heard) IS BEING PLAYED BY AN OPENLY QUEER MAN! The tiny bit we got of him in the Justice League teaser trailer is not only adorable, but you can tell this film will have a lighter tone because of Miller’s portrayal of Flash.

Jared Leto: Say what you will about his method acting, his Joker looks terrfying in a way no other Joker has looked. He was so involved in his character, he only interacted with people on set that he would interact with on camera. Weird as that is, that is dedication.

Margot Robbie: This woman is such a BAMF, she did most of her own stunts. She’s playing an intelligent woman who is probably insane and overly sexualized but that doesn’t matter because she IS Harley Quinn.

Will Smith: The fact that one of my favorite actors is playing Deadshot is so cool. He is Deadshot. Will Smith is playing an iconic character and bringing a level of commitment to the role that I cannot wait to see on the big screen.

Viola Davis: The woman who put together the Suicide Squad is a BLACK WOMAN. If that doesn’t teach young black girls that they can do anything, I don’t know what will. Amanda Waller is a badass being played by a badass.

Jai Courtney: Boomerang looks so cool. I don’t really have much else to say about him, but I am excited to see him on the big screen too. Plus Jai is hilarious and a cutie pie.

Cara Delevinge: Who’s pumped for Enchantress? ME! I am so excited to see this character and I think Cara is going to do her justice.

Karen Fukuhara: OKAY! This little ray of sunshine is playing the coolest character to fucking exist. I love her. I will see more of her, and I want a solo movie with her.

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agaje: The last time Killer Croc was portrayed it was by Ron Perlman (who is a BAMF in his own right) but Killer Croc looks so cool! Not to mention that Agaje looks like an angel and his smile could brighten anyone’s day.

Jay Hernandez: EL DIABLO GIVES ME LIFE! Jay was my favorite character in Friday Night Lights and seeing him play one of my favorite villains is giving me such much life it’s scary. I love you Jay.

Joel Kinnamen: I don’t have lot to say about him, but he’s cute and looks like he’s enjoying his time.

Adam Beach: IT’S ADAM FUCKING BEACH! Need I say more?

Amy Adams: Anyone woman that can deliver the line: “I’m not a woman, I’m a journalist.” as flawlessly as Amy deserves our respect. She gives me so much life. Not to mention that she is absolutely starstuck by Cavill.

This group of people cares about each other so much that four members of the Justice League went to the Squad premier in London, Cavill surprised them all at ComicCon and got his shirt signed, they all seem like really good friends, all but 2 of the cast of Squad got matching tats, and they take everything in stride. Cavill and Affleck are so aware of the bromance between them, they know their couple name. Mamoa and Cavill hugged each other on the red carpet. They take countless amounts of bullshit and still keep on smiling and giving the fans what we want.

I want you to go back and look at this list of the 22 people I mentioned, 12 are white and the other 10 are people of color. Half the Justice League are POC (Marvel’s Avengers are all white). Seven of them are women, three of those women are POC (Marvel has two women, both white). The diversity in the three movies they have are incredible, and whatever you may say, DC is kicking ass.

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A/N: Y’all ‘bout tah get some real jealous Boomer, everybody.

30 Days Writing Challenge ~ October

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7th October: Apple picking | feat. Captain Boomerang and Chato Santana/El Diablo

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