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Turkeys Tried to Break My Heart...

Last week, Christopher and I watched My Life As A Turkey on our local PBS station. It was fascinating, though very sad near the end. Thanks a lot, PBS! And if you want to experience the whole thing first-hand, it's available in live-streaming here.

In happy news, two Fall Fandom Free-For-All stories were written for me:
  • Sherlock Holmes Movie: Just One Time (Holmes/Watson, PG-13) by alexcat, for the prompt, Holmes is always infernally dissatisfied with the women John courts, and John finally loses his temper about it.

  • Iron Man Movie: Indifferent Object Meets Distracted Force (Tony/Rhodey, PG) by misura for the prompt, First-time drunk-sex in the party jet.

  • I was starting to think I'd be storyless, and then both of these lovely ladies came through! Slashy goodness in both, and great work with the characters' voices. Whoo-hoo!

    I also finished reading Joe Hill's Horns on Monday. maerhys recommended that book, after we got to discussing Hill's earlier Heart-Shaped Box. I'm not really a horror fan, but I loved both of these stories. Heart-Shaped Box seemed more of a spooky, supernaturally-tinged mystery than a horror book, and Horns was a supernaturally-tinged drama with a great narrative structure. Hill has real creative talents, and the direction he takes "Horns" in is unusual and very brave. Wow.

    So, tomorrow then: Charcoal-roasted turkey, green beans with vinaigrette, low-sugar cranberry sauce, and cornbread. Plus football and probably a movie on TV, and some relaxation time. \o/ Hope everyone else who celebrates Thanksgiving enjoys theirs too!

    Tags: books, me, recs-books, recs-fanfic, recs-tv
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