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07 May 2015 @ 08:41 pm
I just watched a hilarious "TED Talks" video where part of the talk was about the attributes of a Trickster.

And I realized that they could be talking about the Doctor. Now, I always knew the Doctor was a trickster figure, like Coyote in Native American mythology, or the Greek hero who stole fire from the gods.

But by actually listing out the attributes of a Trickster, it made me realize that it is when the Doctor is being a trickster that I love him so much, and when he deviates from those qualities that I don't like it as much.

The video is called - "Emily Levine: A theory of Everything" and the part about the trickster attributes starts at 13:28 (she got it from a book called "Trickster Makes This World" by Lewis Hyde").

So here are the Attributes of a Trickster: (Read More...)
 
 
 
07 May 2015 @ 02:35 pm
001-010 Doctor Who
011-025 The Musketeers
026-035 Game of Thrones
036-045 Supernatural
046-055 The 100
056-065 Marvel
066-075 Misc. TV


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05 May 2015 @ 01:50 pm
Title: Silk and Steel
Author: betawho
Rating: PG
Characters: 11th Doctor, River Song
Words: 399

Summary: They're both silk and steel in different combinations. She's weapons and warfare, he's bow ties and top hats... (Read More...)
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29 April 2015 @ 02:00 pm

make it a good one, a fanmix for the Eleventh Doctor, for whizzing about, for running and remembering, for getting fired at planets and expected to fix them, and for never ever using the blue boringers. [listen @ 8tracks]


  1. “Geronmino” by Sheppard

  2. “Scientist” by the Dandy Warhols

  3. “Metronome” by Michita

  4. “Life Less Ordinary” by Carbon Leaf

  5. “Brighter Than the Sun” cover from Smash

  6. “Starships” by Nicki Minaj

  7. “The Time Warp” from the Rocky Horror Picture Show

  8. “Up the Ladder to the Roof” cover from Everyday Rapture

  9. “Call Me a Rainbow” by the Mummers

  10. “Time Stops” by Explosions in the Sky

  11. “Good Morning Starshine” from Hair

  12. “Wizards in Winter” by the Trans-Siberian Orchestra

  13. “The Final Countdown” by Europe

  14. “Blue (Da Ba Dee)” by Eiffel 65

Art credit: http://hoursago.tumblr.com/post/17627539509

(None of this is mine. I am not profiting at all. I just like Doctor Who, and Eleven is my Doctor.)

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Current Mood: bored
Current Music: "Someone to Fall Back On" by Jason Robert Brown
 
 
 
28 April 2015 @ 07:28 pm
Title: Eight Kinds of Trouble
Author: betawho
Rating: PG
Characters: 11th Doctor, River Song
Words: 698

Summary: Hunted on an alien planet, it's always something... (Read More...)
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TimeGate is a Doctor Who 'verse and British Media con taking place in Atlanta, GA, USA, the weekend of May 22-24, 2015. Guests of Honor are Michelle Gomez (Missy) and Katy Manning (Jo Grant), along with many other guests. Please see the website for more info:

http://timegatecon.org/

TimeGate has moved to a new hotel, the Marriott Century Center. The Wardrobe Portal will be in DeKalb I.

Currently, as Director of the TG costuming/cosplay track, I'm looking for a few more panelists for these panels:

Friday night

7 PM New Who Cosplay -- one or two more panelist(s)

10 PM Who Knits -- two to four knitters needed -- if you are knitting the 4th Doctor's scarf (whichever variation), have a clever pattern for Tardis mittens, or you've created tiny dolls of the Doctors, anything knitted, tatted, etc., Who 'verse, bring it along!


Saturday

10 AM Torchwood -- two more panelists needed

3 PM The Doctor's Wardrobe: The Third Doctor -- two more 3rd Doctors welcomed (femme Doctors, of course, are fine!) and/or anyone well-versed in his many costumes. Classic Era UNIT personnel, and any Dr. Liz Shaws, Jo Grants, and SJS (in Season 11 attire only) in the audience might be called upon to show off their costumes. :)


Sunday

10 AM Missy and Her Elegant Wardrobe -- two more Missys needed

4 PM Cosplay/Costuming 101 -- the topics are how to determine what character you might want to cosplay as, where to locate costume resources, and whether to cosplay or just costume. Two or three panelists needed.

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If you've been on one of the TG costume track panels before and haven't heard from me, please PM or email me at acciochocolate at livejounal dot com right away. (I'm having computer issues and have lost some contact info.) If you are a member of the Prydon Academy, check your PMs there as well. Also, I'll be sending LJ PMs, and emails as I can. Of course, I'm always looking for new panelists, esp. if you've done Who-verse costume panel(s) at other cons. :) See contact info above.

My rules for panelists are easy common sense. :) Please be on time, be kind to other panelists, and answer politely when taking questions from audience members. Panels end at 10 minutes before the hour, as the Wardrobe Portal shares space with the lit track. If an attendee comes up to the table afterwards to ask questions of you, please be kind but have them walk with you out to the hallway for more chatting ASAP.

Please forgive the lateness of these requests, due to laptop woes, but I do need firm commitments by April 30 for any of these panels. I can *add* panelists after that, but your name won't be in the TG program book or on the TG program site.

Thanks again and see you at TimeGate this year!
 
 
 
24 April 2015 @ 03:57 pm
Title: Something Is Missing
Rating: PG
Genre: Humor with a touch of angst.
Word Count: 1150
Characters: The Meta-crisis Doctor, The Master (Delgado), Rose Tyler, Sarah Jane Smith, mentions of Donna Noble, Martha Jones, Ian Chesterton, Elizabeth Shaw, Peri Brown and Alistair Lethbridge-Stewart
Pairings: The Meta-crisis Doctor/Rose Tyler,
Warnings: A little angst, references to character deaths.
Summary: There is something in John Smith’s life that isn’t quite as it should be, but he can’t put his finger on what it is.

LJ

AOU

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22 April 2015 @ 10:28 pm
starjargon Not Exactly the... DIAMOND Anniversary
Relationship(s): Eleventh Doctor/River Song
Rating: T
Word count: 1,978
Warnings: Strong T for implications and misunderstandings
Summary: The Doctor and River exchange anniversary gifts. The Doctor misunderstands, much to the chagrin of the Ponds... and the delight of River Song. Strong T for the implications of the gifts and the results of the misunderstanding.

One thing the Doctor liked more than anything else was dressing up

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21 April 2015 @ 09:02 pm
[ 32 ] Doctor Who Icons (Series 8)


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17 April 2015 @ 07:15 pm
Title: Caledonia
Author: betawho
Rating: PG
Characters: 11th Doctor, River Song, Amy Pond, Rory Williams
Words: 289

Summary: Just another day in the life of the Ponds, stranded on an alien planet... It's not always a disaster. (Read More...)
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