Peaches & Cream

Jul. 21st, 2017 05:51 pm[personal profile] kanarek13
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Title: Peaches & Cream
Fandom: White Collar
Art characters/Pairings: Peter, Neal, Peter/Neal
Art rating: PG-13
Content Notice: safe
Dimensions/Resolution: 1000x1225px @300 dpi

Note: My first entry for this year's Slashorific fest \o/ It's a cover I made for [ profile] nywcgirl's story with the same title :D These boys are delicious just like peaches :P You can check out the entry HERE.

yummy )
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Welcome to week forty two of [ profile] wc_rewatch | [personal profile] wc_rewatch! Come on in and join the fun!

This week's episode is Upper West Side Story.

Your mission (should you choose to accept it) is to watch the episode sometime in the next 7 days, then come back here to squee, meta, chat with other fans, and link to fanworks inspired by the episode. You can comment with quotes, list your favourite scenes (and say why), catalogue the characters' expressions or dissect the episode themes... whatever puts the cream in your coffee. Come on in, the water's fine!


Post episode reactions, meta, squee, critiques, and character and ship love. Don't bash characters or ships.
Link to new episode-related fanworks or rec existing ones.Don't discuss actors, actor performance, or behind-the-scenes stuff.
Keep any embedded images less than 350px wide. Don't mention specific/significant spoilers for future episodes.
Play nice, be kind, have fun, and talk amongst yourselves!  

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china_shop: Eun Chan holding Han Gyul's face, both turned towards camera - cuteness! (Kdrama - Coffee Prince)
I cried pretty much through the entirety of episode 10. Those poor sweet beautiful broken darlings!

I suspect I'm going to finish it this weekend (but not tonight; that would be excessive, and I already have a headache from all the crying).

moonwalking, n.

Jul. 21st, 2017 12:00 am[syndicated profile] oed_wordoftheday_feed
OED Word of the Day: moonwalking, n. In earliest use: sleepwalking by moonlight


Jul. 21st, 2017 01:00 am[syndicated profile] merriamwebster_feed

Merriam-Webster's Word of the Day for July 21, 2017 is:

gauche • \GOHSH\  • adjective

1 : lacking social experience or grace; also : not tactful : crude

2 : crudely made or done


"We were described by our parents as classless and free, but instructed that chewing gum was gauche." — Kira von Eichel-Butler, Vogue, October 2016

"The second thing I did was request soy sauce, which wasn't on the table. The waiter managed to remain calm and respectful while dryly informing me that all necessary condiments are already infused into the dishes in the appropriate combinations. My request had apparently been quite gauche…." — Gene Weingarten, The Key West (Florida) Citizen, 21 May 2017

Did you know?

Gauche is one of several words that come from old suspicions or negative associations surrounding the left side and use of the left hand. In French, gauche literally means "left," and it has the extended meanings "awkward" and "clumsy." These meanings may have come about because left-handed people could appear awkward trying to manage in a right-handed world, or perhaps they came about because right-handed people appear awkward when they try to use their left hand. In fact, awkward comes from the Middle English awke, meaning "turned the wrong way" or "left-handed." On the other hand, adroit and dexterity have their roots in words meaning "right" or "on the right side."

Happy Friday, everyone! I’m [ profile] schweinsty, and let's end the week with a bang (perhaps literally). Today's theme is action movies; prompts can be anything having to do with action movies/action—a quote from one, a title, action tropes, fusions with, or even just set in action movie fandoms.

Just a few rules:
No more than five prompts in a row.
No more than three prompts in the same fandom.
Use the character's full names and fandom's full name for ease adding to the Lonely Prompts spreadsheet.
No spoilers in prompts for a month after airing, or use the spoiler cut option found here.
If your fill contains spoilers, warn and leave plenty of space, or use the spoiler cut.
If there are possible triggers in your story, please warn for them in the subject line!

Prompts should be formatted as follows: [Use the character's full names and fandom's full name]
Fandom, Character +/ Character, Prompt

Some examples to get the ball rolling...
+Star Trek AOS, Jim Kirk(/Leonard McCoy), fusion with Speed
+Supernatural, Dean Winchester + the grenade launcher, “This is my boomstick”
+The Musketeers, Any Musketeer + Group of Thugs, Curb-Stomp Battle

We use AO3 to bookmark filled prompts. If you fill a prompt and post it to AO3 please add it to the Bite Sized Bits of Fic from 2017 collection. See further notes on this new option here.

Not feeling any of today’s prompts? Check out Lonely Prompts Spreadsheet 1 (not very current), Lonely Prompts Spreadsheet 2, or the Calendar Archives, or for more recent prompts, you can use LJ's advanced search options to find prompts to request and/or fill.

While the Lonely Prompts Spreadsheets and LJ's advanced search options are available, bookmarking the links of prompts you like might work better for searching for in the future.

tag=action movies
china_shop: Eun Chan holding Han Gyul's face, both turned towards camera - cuteness! (Kdrama - Coffee Prince)
I've fallen down the rabbit hole that is Weightlifting Fairy Kim Bok Joo, and I don't want to come out!

OMG, this show is adorable. The main character is a weightlifter at a sports university, who is mostly very happy being a bull-headed hot-tempered jock, until one fateful day when plot spoilers happen )

I'm about halfway through. Events have transpired, and more spoilers )

I just. Bok Joo is giving me so many feels. She's about as lacking in EQ and self-awareness as Go Mi Nam from You're Beautiful (that is a wild overstatement; NO ONE is as clueless and un-self-aware as Go Mi Nam!), but seeing her grapple with not being traditionally feminine and the way everyone treats her like a hefferlump, and her humiliation at knowing she's being ridiculous leading her double life but she can't help it, and the moments of pure happiness she grabs whenever she can... is all hitting me pretty hard. *snuggles her heartbroken and befuddled self*

Also, the love interest is somehow awful and utterly adorable at the same time. I don't know how he's managing it, but I have high hopes that he will eventually soon realise how awful the awfulness is and make amends. He's getting there.

ION, I've rented the first disk of Black Sails, having decided to give it another try after bouncing off the pilot a couple of years(?) ago and since hearing many people squee. The warnings on the case include sexual violence; can anyone advise: how graphic is the non-con? Like, is it going to squick me and stick in my head for days? Does it happen to main/POV characters? /o\

IOON, we watched the pilot of You Me Her last night, and it was great. I'm looking forward to more.


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