Fic: Laufey’s Pride


Laufey’s pride has ever been his downfall.


1. Had this turning round in my head (2013) and decided to try to put some of it down for posterity. This may come across as Odin and/or Asgard bashing, but keep in mind that it is written from the view of Odin’s enemy and is a fair bit of fanon. Not quite AU, but definitely not the canon-compliant POV of the comics or the MCU.

2. Story is intended for entertainment purposes. No moneys made, transformative speculation only. Not my sandbox, just my words – legalise applies. Creative Commons such and such.

Comments and concrit welcome.

Link: Laufey’s Pride by Holdt

Vid: Something Else [2010]


Study: The S.T.O./Sister Clarice Willow

Summary: This is how it falls apart.

Warnings: Totalitarianism, Pantheism, Monotheism, Religion, Extremeism, Terrorism, all the other -isms. Canon-typical violence. Revealing lyrics.

Notes: This vid stems from my unease at the main story arc of Caprica, and my views on the socio-political environment of the show and any organization that employs such extremist/anarchist values. Here is how it all leads to the extremist idealogy becoming ingrained in the Cylon’s programming, and how that programming becomes the true seed of the Cylon/Human War of Battlestar Galactica.

Vids That Break Us [Marvel Version]: Came to Rec Up the Place

[18 Feb. 28th, 2017 06:02 pm]


The title says it all, and I found another one. Regarding my head-canons of Steve/Tony possible marriage/definite established ship during Civil War, I am not as alone as I thought I was.

This vid
I Found by Jacleyn Hebron of youtube, is heartwrenching. Seriously, if you have one Steve/Tony bone in your body, it will be broken and no one will ever be able to fix it again. *sniffle*


Now, Obvs this is a new vidder, and there are some small technical blips (mostly talkyface), BUT.
Their eye is spot-on, their use of scenes is inspiring, their use of pan and zoom to subtly change and alter scenes and to create constructed scenes from raw footage is EXCELLENT. Their grasp of beatwork and flow, structure and emotional persuasion…OMG. I feel as if maybe I already know this person in fandom, their fingerprints are so clear. (LOL)

This is a person to keep eyes on, my friends. This is transformative at it’s best IMO, and the rawness adds to the appeal for me.

I’d love to know what someone else thinks.

Watch, adore, maybe die little bit inside and then squee and give major props to Jacleyn. I don’t know them personally, but I sure am glad they joined the party.

Fandom win.

Current Mood: Inspired
Current Music: Amber Run

New Vid: HOLY (Supernatural Castiel/Dean)

[18 Mar. 6th, 2017 01:31 am]


Relationship: Castiel/Dean

Warnings: canon-typical violence, messy angelic love, messy human love, Asexual Castiel, Demisexual Dean Winchester, Romance, Abuse of Angelic Grace

Summary: He’s high on love…and glow-juice. Who’s the holy one here? You decide.

Music by Florida Georgia Line

Notes: So, here is my first Supernatural vid, after 13 years of watching this show. Comments and concrit welcome. Also, unable to source the credit for the lovely gif of wing hugging – if anyone knows the creator, please send them my way. I have no problem removing if it offends, and I would love to at the very least credit the artist.

password: angel

Holy by Holdt on AO3

Paying Fanfic Gig

[18 May. 7th, 2017 05:18 pm]

Company will pay $25k for Shakespearian fanfic! Yes, seriously!

Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries:

(CNN)Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears — and your Shakespearean fan fiction.
Do you want to become a modern-day Shakespeare, or at least the next best thing? Do you have a great idea for a play about, say, Hamlet’s evil twin?
The American Shakespeare Center, a regional theater company in Staunton, Virginia, is looking to stage new plays as companion pieces to William Shakespeare’s classics — all 38 of them.

“We want to open the playhouse up to the next generation of the world’s greatest playwrights by having them write pieces that vibe off of, or are inspired by, each of Shakespeare’s plays,” Artistic Director Jim Warren announced on the center’s website.

The project, called “Shakespeare’s New Contemporaries,” is open to all aspiring playwrights and will run for the next 20 years.

Two playwrights will be selected each year and will be awarded $25,000, as well as the opportunity to produce their play at the center’s Blackfriars Playhouse in Staunton — a faithful recreation of original indoor Blackfriars Theatre in London.

The first two productions will be mounted during the 2018-2019 season and will accompany either “The Merry Wives of Windsor,” “Henry IV, Part 1,” “The Comedy of Errors” or “The Winter’s Tale.”

Eligible plays must meet Shakespeare’s original staging conditions, which include a cast of 10-12, minimal sets and cross-gendered casting.
“Help us build a canon inspired by the greatest playwright of all time,” Warren said.

The Blackfriars Playhouse was built in 2001 and uses Shakespeare’s staging conditions, which include the audience as a part of its productions.

Current Mood: excited

Signal Boost: Cat (alog)’s Cat(alog)

One of the issues with the network is that there are so many vids on the network that it can be hard to find just the one you are looking for. There is now a very user friendly Cat(alog) that will begin to populate with some of the amazing vids on the network by vidders such as Balistik, Luminosity, Charmax, Thedothatgirl, and many more. There are just about 4 right now but we plan on adding about 1,000 more to the collection but it will not be overwhelming as you will be able to search by Vidder, fandom, musical, artist, etc and find what you are looking for very easily.

This catalog can be viewed both inside and outside the network (so you can get a sense of the vids there). If you are not a member you can view at the following Google site link Vidders Catalog (to view the videos you will have to log into the site to see them). We’ll update as we get closer to our 1K goal.

Yes, I shamelessly used the word Cat as an abbreviation for Catalog. The audience for Cats is far larger than Vidding even in a community discussion for Vidding so I hope you understand.

We plan to expand this project and create other catalogs to include other collections of awesome vids.

If you have any questions send me a private message or if you think it’s a question others reading this can benefit from leave a comment.

[reblogged from vidderkidder posting in vidding]

Gregg Araki’s “Mysterious Skin”: A Beautiful Film That Forces You to Examine Your Own Coping Strategies

Films/Plays/TV Shows for Weirdos with Wild Hearts and Soaring Souls

“Mysterious Skin” is Gregg Araki’s 2004 film, based on the novel by Scott Heim. The film stars Brady Corbet and Joseph Gordon-Levitt. Let’s start off by saying that this film isn’t for the faint of heart. Some may call it an “art film” or simply a film that made them so uncomfortable they either left the theater/turned it off or refused to peel back the layers of what was actually going on. As a huge Araki fan, I don’t know why it took me so long to find a copy of this movie (it’s not on Netflix- I actually had to do an inter-library loan to get it.) However, it was well worth the wait.


The film essentially begins with the voice-over/narratives of two young boys, describing the events that would change and shape their lives. These “events,” to put it lightly, took place when they were 8…

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