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Put the TV on while I was cleaning up this morning and XF was on Sky One at 11am. What the fork? It was Triangle anyway. Episode annoys the hell out of me now although I was charmed when I first watched it.

Mark Snow's music is infuriatingly intrusive. Hadn't really thought about it deeply until M mentioned it, although I had found it intrusive before.

But now that I *have* noticed it, I'm all "somebody please take that boy's synthesiser and put it under a steamroller". I have the same reaction with Smallville as well.

Shame really, since I actually liked the angst angels thing going on in S8. Was one of the few

Anyway, Triangle. The 1939 Scully... do we ever find out what she was actually called? (I'm assuming it wasn't "Scully" also.)

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In other news, looks like I am going to get laid off in the worst media recession for more than 10 years. Told parents this, and got a load of utter shite off them, which, no matter how much I may deserve it, was not the most helpful of reactions -- and worse, it was unexpected.

Don't want to talk to anyone or do anything right now, and I must, I must. This is what comes of defining oneself by what one does rather than who one is.

I swear to God, I am about two hours away from being fitted with the white strappy jacket with all the buckles and carted off to the laughing house with all the other loopers.

It may all turn out well. But I have a doom-sodden feeling about it.

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Going to watch Lord of the Rings, FINALLY. Then I am going to paint the plaster in the bathroom with PVA and put mastic around the bath. I know how to live the wild life.

Sean Bean had better be fit. That's all I'm saying.

So I had to do it. Watched new Farscape on Monday: Neener.

What can I tell you about 'Bad Day in the Diner at the End of the Universe' which is not spoily? Hmmm.

D'Argo looks *very* fetching in black. Loved the CGI. The bad guys in this ep were disgusting and annoyed the living shite out of me after about 15 minutes. Chiana and Crais were excellent in the scenes they had. The J/A dynamic was... strange but promising. Rygel rocked. Angst on the horizon.

I am intrigued for Thursday. Better remember to programme the damned video.



Jan. 22nd, 2002 10:07 am (UTC)
shit piss and corruption
Listen to SEP re: the jobs thing.

FEH on your parents for being unsupportive in your time of need -- especially given how supportive you have been in the recent past. It does no one any good to yell at you -- you made decisions that seemed entirely right and logical at the time. I hope they have the grace to feel ashamed about this later, and perhaps even apologize.

I hope to god you are wrong regarding the job situation. You are young and cheap, and for once this is a good thing. Hang in there, and be indispensable. Barring that, start calling everyone you ever met and mention you're looking for work.

I hope you enjoyed LOTR. I though Sean Bean was quite fit, and Viggo very very foamy (to use a Buffista term).

Thank you for not posting very spoilery things about FS to your LJ, as that would mean I can't comment on your LJ. I've asked qowf to watch for the new eps on Morpheus -- if I can find someone to download them from here it'll be faster than having you go to the trouble to tape and then convert them. I'll let you know.

Now back to the endless contract modifications I have to do this week. Feh.