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Today is MLK day; I didn't go to class today so I can have an extra day to myself. My dad has a test tomorrow for his heart; I hope they find the problem that comes with a solution. My sister downloads some 70's bollywood music so I'm relaxing right now and I'm trying to be mellow for tomorrow.

Here some recs that I read a while ago. Hover over the link to get any warning(s).

The Hungers Games:
Addendum by [livejournal.com profile] mintenergy
Gale/Katniss, R, ~13,216 words
Post-Mockingjay. I’m just not sure; not sure of anything but maybe death, pain, survival. I don’t wave back but I do watch him motionlessly until he’s just a speck of regret in the distance.

Wonderful what-if story, the portrayal of Katniss's mental heath got to me, the first person narrative works here.

Inception:
How to Know (or here, here) by [personal profile] citrinesunset
Arthur/Cobb, Mature/R, 22,000 words
Arthur builds a relationship with Cobb, which begins as casual sex between friends and gradually becomes more. But as it does so, Arthur's lack of confidence in Cobb weighs on him.

Arthur's jaw and tongue are starting to ache, but he doesn't stop. He strains his eyes upward, trying to look at Cobb's face without removing the cock from his mouth. Cobb's eyes are closed and his lips are parted. The usual lines are gone from his forehead and around his eyes, making him look five years younger. It might just be the light.

Arthur and Cobb having a relationship that is real, complicated and their parts in this fic that hurt my heart and Arthur is just as flaw as Cobb. The kids are real kids, horrible and great at the same time and love that this story was long, I miss reading this pairing.

Sherlock (BBC):
A Promising Start (or here) by [personal profile] morganstuart
Gen, PG, 442 words
She could learn a great deal from this man: what not to do, of course, but also what to do. This takes place approximately three years prior to events in "A Study in Pink."

Sally and Lestrade first meeting, it’s wonderful and the insight into their characters is great.

Triage (or here, here, here) by [personal profile] morganstuart
Gen, PG-13, ~1,800 words
Donovan didn't want to see this, and Sherlock didn't want to be seen – especially by her – this way. This takes place between events in the first and second series of Sherlock.

Sally is my favorite and I just love it when someone writes her.

Mistaken for Strangers by [livejournal.com profile] knowmydark
Sherlock/John, Sherlock/Moriarty, M, 8,088 words
Six months ago, a bomb went off in central London and Sherlock scented blood.

This is everything I wanted in Sherlock and Moriarty story, the unrequited emotions, both in character and being horrible people, love it.

Supernatural:
A Conviction of Angels by [livejournal.com profile] affablyevil
Dean, Sam, Castiel, PG-13
"Another Radio Song" by Okkervil River. "This isn't the first planetary enema we've delivered." When Zachariah traps Sam and Dean in an alternate universe where they are not themselves, they seek help from an old friend they haven't met yet.

This video definitely tells it own story, it made me feel like this was a different show, there is so much going, that I can't help watching this vid over and over again.
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I feel tired, took me forever to do this and I got lazy with Tron recs and they are weeks old now so I'm just posting them without much commentary. Hover over the link to get any warning(s).

Black Swan: Bloom by [archiveofourown.org profile] inlovewithnight - Lily/Nina UST, NR. Nina survived. The writing is so beautiful, I love that this was Lily POV. (1,682 words)

Tours en l'air (or here) by [archiveofourown.org profile] jengrrrl - Lily/Nina, Mature. On Nina's recovery. Another wonderful gem, I wish there is more Lily/Nina fic, seriously I think I'm in love. (1,438 words)

Inception: Masquerade by [livejournal.com profile] dumbimps - Arthur/Eames, SFW. Gorgeous coloring and the dress Eames wearing is so ugh.

Supernatural )

Supernatural RPS: Save a Horse, Ride a Cowboy by [livejournal.com profile] qthelights - Jensen/Misha, NC-17. Jensen wants to go home, Misha gives him an alternative. I love the characterization especially how the author wrote Jensen and his homesickness. (9,000 words)

After the O by [livejournal.com profile] tiptoe39 - Jensen/Misha, adult. Misha's fake orgasms are inspiring. (1,679 words)

Expressions of Interest Must be Made in Writing by [livejournal.com profile] qthelights - Jensen/Misha, R. Five times Misha marks Jensen and the moment Jensen gives up. (2,295 words)

TRON )
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Apr 20 – Apr 25: Hover over the link to get any warning(s).

Boy Meets World: The Next Thing by [archiveofourown.org profile] Merry - Shawn/Cory, General Audiences. When he took a step back from his Master Plan and looked around, there was a whole world there. It was scary as hell, but he thought it was probably going to be okay. (5,965 words)

Cory/Shawn Snow Day For Allyndra by [livejournal.com profile] oncethrown - Cory/Shawn, NR. College snow days were so much better than high school snow days, Shawn reflected. I love how horrible their first time was and their relationship still all new, loves this. (1,615 words)

Doctor Who/Sherlock: Second Fiddle (or here) by [personal profile] gracie_musica - Donna/John, PG-13. They... have a secretary. The thought is sort of terrifying. I'm in love with the author’s characterization, and I love Donna being awesome. Donna and John as a couple is just an amazing idea. (WIP: 4,188 words)

Thy Mother's Glass by [livejournal.com profile] flecalicious - Sherlock/John (later parts), Amy/Rory, PG-13. Mycroft, they decide, and then seven years later Sherlock; alien names for not-quite-alien children. In which Sherlock's parents are called Amy and Rory and he's born outside of time. This is so heartbreaking beautiful and totally believable story. (WIP: 8,000 words)

Dresden Files: A Kiss from a Handsome… Mafia Boss by [livejournal.com profile] jade_dragoness - Harry Dresden/John Marcone, PG-13. Post ‘Turn Coat’. Fairy godmothers are a freaking pain! I love the use of the fairytale clichés, so funny to read, love it. (11,790 words)

Inception )

Iron Man: Your Fixed Point by [livejournal.com profile] quigonejinn - R. Genderflip AU. Identity and gender and Obadiah Stane and Pepper Potts and Jim Rhodes and Tony Stark. Just to clarify: there are two women in the Funvee. Amazing story, some parts were hard for me to read regardless, anyone who is a Tony fan should read this. (14,996 words)

Iron Man/Spider-Man: Clunkie by [archiveofourown.org profile] Basingstoke - Peter/Tony, Explicit. Movieverse. Comment (11,757 words)

Sherlock )

Supernatural: Older, Too (or here) by [livejournal.com profile] prettify - Dean/Castiel/Sam, NC-17. Spoilers for 4x22. It's peaceful inside Bobby's when they celebrate Sam's birthday, but there's a storm outside and Dean's the one feeling older. I like this a whole lot, I miss reading about season four Castiel. I want more of this threesome. (6,200 words)

Toy Story: Under the Table and Dreaming by [livejournal.com profile] snooter - Sid/Andy, NC-17. Andy met Sid when he was four years old, and while some things change, a lot of things stay the same. I can't believe this even exists and the writing is brilliant. I love Andy’s POV, how Sid was flesh out with all his flaws and good qualities. The sex was filthy like I image two teenage boys will do it. (15,000 words)

It Starts with the Hat by [archiveofourown.org profile] florahart - Andy/OMC, Explicit. Andy doesn't expect to see someone so familiar at college. I love that Andy called the hot guy in his class Woody, just love it. (2,277 words)
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Last week recs for apr 13 - apr 19. Hover over the link to get any warning(s). Mark with ♥ are my favorites.

Doctor Who: Beautiful World (or here) by [livejournal.com profile] lsw700 - The Doctor & the Companions, SFW. "Don't Panic" by Coldplay. "Our lives are different to anybody else's. Nobody in the universe can do what we're doing" The world of Doctor Who - the travels, the friendships and the romances. I love the song used so perfect for Doctor Who, also love that all the companions got a spot to shine.

Five Years' Time by [personal profile] such_heights - Amy/Rory, SFW. "Five Years' Time" by Noah and the Whale. Wherever you'll go there'll be love. The tale of the time traveller's husband. This video is my favorite, I’m happy that someone is vidding Amy & Rory relationship and love the song is great, favorite opening to vid also.

Dresden Files: All the Senses: The Sight by [livejournal.com profile] jade_dragoness - Harry Dresden/John Marcone, PG-13. Post 'Turn Coat'. The Sight gives Harry entirely too much information about a certain mob boss. (610 words; series total: 3,152 words)

Memories Make You What You Are by [personal profile] crimsonquills - Harry Dresden/John Marcone, NC-17. AU. Marcone makes a deal with Mab. Harry tries to help pick up the pieces. Aw, John end up living with Harry, things are both tough and easy. Just love this. (4,041 words)

Eastern Promises: Bad Romance by [livejournal.com profile] almostgaby - Nikolai/Anna, Kirill, NWS. Song sung by 30 Seconds to Mars. Nikolai, Kirill, Anna. Nokolai/Anna, hints of Kirill's feelings for Nikolai. "I want your love" This vid is worth the download since it not on youtube anymore, nice use of the song.

Inception )

RPF: Sometimes It Rains in June, and Other Profound Revelations by [livejournal.com profile] nhpw - Bruce/Jeff, adult. There were rules about their annual camping trip. I found this fic disturbingly hot and well-written; you know you want to read this. (4,889 words)

Star Wars: A bed of daysided gold by [archiveofourown.org profile] lotesse - Leia/Luke/Han, Explicit. Post-RotJ non-EU-compliant. In the new universe they'd made, where everything was still new and complicated and difficult, loving the two of them had been the only sure and easy thing. This is my original OT3 and I wish more people would write them. Lovely Leia POV, there is a happy ending and wonderful sex scene. (5,278 words)

Supernatual: Tighten up (or here) by [livejournal.com profile] losto4ka - Castiel/Dean, SFW. Song by The Black Keys. The vid is nothing special but I like the song and clips used.

The Eagle: no middle course by [livejournal.com profile] sinden - Esca/Marcus, NR. It's an even match and, deep down, they both know it, though neither wants to admit it. The rough sex was wonderfully in character just love this. (2,739 words)

The OC: Sleepwalker (or here) by Fabella ([livejournal.com profile] wistful_fever) - Seth/Ryan, SFW. "Sleepwalker" by Adam Lambert. Ryan's angry love.

TSN: shut up or my brother will shoot by [livejournal.com profile] hipokras - Cameron/Divya, Cameron/Tyler, PG-13. You write like a left-handed illiterate kindergartener. Divya is like the best non-boyfriend ever and love the sweetness of Tyler taking care of sick!Cameron. (1,989 words)

TRON: Legacy: Dream within a Dream (2.0) by [livejournal.com profile] humansrsuperior - Gen, SFW. Wonderful eye candy of a vid, the song is perfect for Tron: Legacy, love the intro with the quick cuts of Tron 1982 film with Sam in the arcade before he enters the Grid.
exitsign: (stock: starbucks; coffee)
I'm glad that I got electricity back since last night storm was really bad and knock out power for several hours. Hover over the link to get any warning(s).

A-Team: A-Team 2010 by pticha21 - Face/Murdock, SFW. Face and Murdock on their own. Amazingly, color and realistic looking just look at it if you like the A-Team movie.

Dresden Files: The Spirit and the Letter (or here) by [personal profile] lightgetsin - Dresden/Marcone, NC17. Post "Changes". “Hey, I just realized!” Bob said. “You’re like a country song: you lost your house, you lost your car, you lost your job, and now you’ve lost your dick!” Hilarious and sexy writing, Harry is still in character even as a woman and love his obliviousness in relations to his relationship with John. (20,500 words)

A Hard Day's Night by [livejournal.com profile] grenegome - Harry/Marcone pre-slash, PG13. Harry saves the world (well, Chicago, anyway) and as usual isn't thanked for it. Instead, he gets to spend the evening in undesirable company. I love the scene of Harry and John in drunk tank, great jail scene. (2,490 words)

Inception: The Longshot by [livejournal.com profile] beat_fu & [livejournal.com profile] prosodi - Arthur!Genfic, Dom/Mal, R. Pre-film. Arthur holds up the die; he knows its exact weight, the way it will fall. He always thought he was a good gambler. I love this Arthur’s back-story, most believable one I have read in a while. I feel the strong urge to hug this Arthur for being so alien. (20,725 words)

Sherlock BBC: "Just...don't" by [livejournal.com profile] dauntdraws - John/Sherlock, PG. I love the shading, that Sherlock is invading John’s space and the almost kiss is so hot.

The Eagle: Time yet for a hundred indecisions aka the (CEO AU) by [livejournal.com profile] linaerys - Marcus/Esca, NC17. Marcus is the CEO of Calleva Software. He meets Esca in a bar while he’s at a conference in New York. He thinks it’s going to be a one-night stand, but their lives are far more interwined than either one of them could have expected. The author is amazing, believable love story of two men falling stupidly in love, the sex scenes are well-written and scorching hot in other ways. (23,000 words)

The Social Network: Gentlemanly (or here) by [livejournal.com profile] twilight_shades - Cameron/Mark, R. Years after the deposition they meet again at some party. Cameron can't help but admire Mark despite everything that happened and actively tries to be his friend (and more). Adorably sweet and I can of want more Cameron/Mark fics for some reason. I love how Cameron was such a gentleman on his dates with Mark. (3,789 words)

me who makes the monsters by [livejournal.com profile] therealw - always-a-girl!Mark/Eduardo, R. Originally written for this prompt at the tsn_kinkmeme: Eduardo/girl!Mark, where everyone, including Eduardo, takes one look at girl!Mark's clothes and assumes she's a lesbian. Girl!Mark just thinks people find her totally repulsive, and she's mostly okay with that. One night however, she drunkenly complains to/asks Eduardo about why no boy has ever wanted her, all angsty and heartbreaking. He disabuses her of her misconception. (3,200 words)

(Why Can't I Have) A Happily Ever After by [livejournal.com profile] rosepetalfall - Mark/Eduardo, Light R. AU. In which Eduardo is a prince, which causes some trouble, and life is not quite like the fairy tales. Written in response for a [livejournal.com profile] tsn_kinkmeme prompt that asked for a Prince Eduardo with a father who disapproved of his friendship with Mark. Eduardo is a prince that reason alone is why I read this fic, it's also adorable, and Mark & Eduardo get their happy ending. (9,645 words)
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Change my layout to something spiffier and I think I'm going to use this journal more to post recs.

Inception: Knock Down Drag Out Beat Down by [livejournal.com profile] starkraves - Gen, PG-13. The first time Eames worked with Arthur and Cobb, he and the point man were obliged to beat the tar out of one another. A typical Eames meets the Wonder Twins fic wherein the forger and the point man don't exactly get on and things get a bit violent. Luckily, Eames is a smooth talker and his loyalty is flexible when rent is due. My favorite type of back-story, it starts with a fight. (2,159 words)

Stepping Sideways Into the Underground by [livejournal.com profile] toujourspret - Ariadne-centric, ensemble cast, R. The team takes a case that's different from the usual case: extract the location of a serial killer's last victim. Ariadne finds herself inside the murderer's mind, lost in a twisted Wonderland where the only way out is in and the only way up is down. With the help of the team as various denizens of Wonderland and herself as Alice, Ariadne has to find the real Alice before the killer catches on. But is the killer really the only thing to worry about? In Wonderland, things are never quite what they seem. Beautifully written imagery and creepy as hell story, go read it. (15,499 words)

Merlin: Ego (or here) by [livejournal.com profile] cappylicious - Arthur/Merlin, SFW. Song by Beyonce. What the fuck is going on in Camelot? I love this song and it use so wonderfully in this cracktastic video. Also includes the knights.

Sherlock BBC: "It's all fine" by [livejournal.com profile] kinoksana - Sherlock/John, PG-13. "Sleep" by Azure Ray. This video convinces me of their romance. The editing in this video is superb.

Boxing considerably cleverer than you by [livejournal.com profile] redscharlach - Gen, SFW. WHEN BROTHERS BUTT HEADS! (not available on pay-per-view) Great poster image, I love all the wordings on it.

Murderous, Co-Dependent by [archiveofourown.org profile] rageprufrock - Sherlock/John, General Audiences. AU. It's an uncomfortable and telling measure of the depth of Lestrade's parental guilt that he acquires not one, but two kittens. Poor Lestrade, this is a hilarious little fic. (1,879 words)

True Blood: Disease by [livejournal.com profile] sweetestdrain - Bill Compton, NWS. "Disease" by Matchbox 20. Keep your distance from me. I love this video, nice showcase how Bill is such a fucked-up and I hate to ambit that why I'm a Bill fan for that exact reason.

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Listen.. people be asking me all the time, "Yo Mos, what's gettin' ready to happen with Hip-Hop?"

I tell em, "You know what's gonna happen with Hip-Hop? Whatever's happening with us"

If we smoked out, Hip-Hop is gonna be smoked out. If we doing alright, Hip-Hop is gonna be doing alright.

People talk about Hip-Hop like it's some giant livin' in the hillside comin' down to visit the townspeople.

We ARE Hip-Hop. Me, you, everybody, we are Hip-Hop. So Hip-Hop is going where we going.

So the next time you ask yourself where Hip-Hop is going, ask yourself, "Where am I going? How am I doing?"

'Til you get a clear idea. So.. if Hip-Hop is about the people and the Hip-Hop won't get better until the people get better, then how do people get better? Well, from my understanding people get better when they start to understand that, they are valuable...


"Fear Not Of Man" - Mos Def

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