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1st-Feb-2015 12:45 pm - Master Fic Listing
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Most of my fic can be found on AO3 here. There are a few of my older fics that I haven't uploaded yet, but I'm working on it! The links below all go to my fic on LJ.


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15th-Sep-2012 08:15 pm - PRETTY PRETTY
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HI HI :D Today is Tom Hardy's birthday, and because he is a magnificent human and deserves all the nice things, we should objectify him on his special day. WHICH TOTALLY MADE SENSE IN MY HEAD I SWEAR. But whatever, let us all take a moment to appreciate how lucky we are that Tom Hardy exists here on earth.

We get delightfully crooked teeth



fdlhjls;hjs SHOULDERS OH MY GOD



His perfectly. shaped. head.

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And, you know. ALL OF THIS.

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HAPPY BIRTHDAY TOMMY. You are endlessly delightful and I just want all of your glorious ridiculousness in my eyeballs forever and ever the end ♥

Also! Tomorrow is the very first episode of fandomspotting, a fannish broadcast that will stream live on YouTube. The topic for this ep is fandom and the fourth wall, and you should totally come check it out because it will be awesome, I promise :D

ALSO ALSO. Dylan O'Brien continues to hurt me with his face on a regular basis. I MEAN SERIOUSLY.



I miss you guys so much! PLS TELL ME EVERYTHING ♥

This entry was originally posted at http://cherrybina.dreamwidth.org/242184.html.
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Note: I originally posted this on tumblr, but I was asked to post it to LJ/DW as well, so here it is :D

First of all, I will say that I pretty much agree with everything Aja and Ifrit said in the tumblr link about my ships becoming canon in general, but since a lot of people are discussing this as applied to Teen Wolf, I would like to talk about why I am extremely wary of Sterek becoming canon.

The other day I saw this gifset (warning for domestic violence) and it underscored a lot of what makes me really uncomfortable with the idea of Derek and Stiles getting together in canon. While the text of the gifset is inaccurate, the scene is real. Derek really did slam Stiles's face into the steering wheel when (Stiles didn't do what Derek wanted - edited because I misspoke) Derek didn't like something Stiles did. It's not domestic violence because they aren't a couple, but it is still violence.

I ship Derek/Stiles, and there are a lot of elements of their dynamic that I really like, but as much as I love their scenes together, the fact is that Derek has been both verbally and physically abusive to Stiles. I'm okay with this in canon for two reasons:

1. Stiles doesn't think Derek's behavior toward him is cute or funny. He sees Derek as a creepy lurker who's also kind of an asshole, which, you know, he is. If Stiles had a crush on Derek in canon right now, I would be skeeved out to the point where I probably could not continue watching the show.

2. Fandom is a place of transformative works. In fanworks, we can fix everything that we think is wrong with a show, give characters the backstories we don't get to see, develop things beyond what happens in canon, etc. I can believe in Derek/Stiles in fic, because once I step out of the show and into fandom, the constraints of canon no longer apply.

If Derek and Stiles became involved on the show, the freedom that comes with fandom disappears, and now the constraints of canon do apply. No matter what happens from here on out, for me to accept them as a canon couple, I have to accept Stiles falling in love with someone who was at one point verbally and physically abusive to him. I'm not saying it's an automatic game ender, but it's a really fine line and an extremely sensitive issue - one that's going to take a lot of time and a lot of really significant character development, especially on Derek's part.

I want to say that I don't hate Derek, not at all. I think he's an extremely poor relationship prospect, but as a character, I like him a lot. I mean hey, Brian Kinney is one of my favorite characters of all-time, so I totally get the appeal of emotionally repressed pretty boys. Like Brian, Derek is exactly the kind of character that I think can be so interesting in fandom, because he's dark and mysterious with a tragic past, and we get to fill in all those blanks. Here, we can give him a story and motivations and feelings. We can talk about how how he got to this point, why he is the way he is, and how he grows beyond this.

But the thing is, as awesome as a lot of fic has been at giving Derek a story and exploring his feelings, that is still all fanon. On the show, he's a guy who creeps around, treats people badly, and is willing to use violence when he doesn't get his way. Regardless of any trauma in his past, that is not an acceptable way to behave. There's some fic out there that makes me intensely uncomfortable because of the characterization and relationship dynamic, and ironically, it's the fic where Derek is the most true to canon.

I've seen a lot of comparisons with Teen Wolf to Buffy, both as a show, and with Derek/Stiles to Buffy/Spike. Buffy is my very favorite character of all-time, and watching her with Spike broke my heart because they were just so miserable together and I couldn't stand to see her so full of shame and self-loathing. I'm not saying I think Jeff Davis will do something similar if Derek/Stiles becomes a canon relationship, but Stiles is my favorite character on the show, and I don't think I could bear to watch him get involved in an unhealthy dynamic.

I love Derek/Stiles as a pairing and will continue to happily read all the fic and talk about all the backstory and give Derek all the feelings because I can step out of canon and into a world where I trust fandom to fix everything that I think needs fixing in order for it to be okay with me. Jeff Davis doesn't have the luxury of stepping out of canon, so I guess the question is, how much do I trust him?

In conclusion, I just want to say that these are just my own personal feelings on the matter. Everyone has to draw their own lines around what makes them comfortable regarding different issues. These are my lines; ymmv. And that's really okay with me ♥

This entry was originally posted at http://cherrybina.dreamwidth.org/241754.html.
17th-Aug-2012 01:32 pm - I love you fandom. No matter what.
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Okay, so I have a lot of Thoughts about fandom's migration to tumblr, and at first I didn't want to type them up because I thought it would just make me all sad, but then I was all sad anyway so I figured I might as well, and then I wasn't gonna post, because who wants to wallow in crankiness NOT ME THAT'S WHO. But then I thought maybe posting would like help my crankiness ~dissipate into the ether~ or something skdlhj;sdhjfs; IDEK WHAT I AM SAYING AT THIS POINT. Thoughts. I have them.

Obviously everyone comes to fandom for different reasons. The definition of fandom isn’t even the same for everyone. Like, one of my complaints about tumblr is that I feel like I can’t find fandom, but I’ve heard other people say they like tumblr precisely because it’s easier to find fandom, and I think that has to do with your personal definition. Tumblr’s tagging system makes it easy to find stuff (unless of course you are in 1D fandom, in which case you will find a trainwreck of misogyny, homophobia, and all sorts of other horrifying things in the tags), but to me, fandom is not the place with the stuff; it's the place with the people.

It’s not that I don’t believe fandom on tumblr can’t be active and vibrant and full of amazing things, because I know all of that is true. It’s not the what; it’s the how. For me, fandom is first and foremost about the people – it’s the energy that comes from sharing joy and building friendships, and that energy is what keeps me coming back day after day. It’s not about the end-product fanworks, but the conversations that get us there, and that’s where I think tumblr fandom is lacking in a major way.

Don’t get me wrong, I think tumblr is an awesome platform, and I love having the ability to share things without feeling like I have to take the time to say something interesting all the time, but as my main source of fannish activity, I find it really unsatisfying. I just really miss those interactive conversations that make up the whole reason I’m in fandom in the first place. I find conversations on tumblr to be awkward, clunky, and almost impossible to follow if they involve more than two people. It’s like everyone is talking, but no one is talking to each other.

This isn’t about better or worse. I fully believe that fandom will flourish no matter what platform it’s on. I mean, obviously tumblr fandom is working for some people or it wouldn’t be migrating there in the first place, right? But for my own personal fannish experience, I think that something is lost when the bulk of fandom happens on tumblr, and it’s not just one little piece, but the whole reason I love fandom so much in the first place. And that makes me sad :(

But dflkhjfdlhfdj YOU GUYS. This is a terrible post D: I don't want to feel cranky right now because wherever it happens to be, I really do love fandom a whole awful lot. And since to me fandom means people, that means I love all of you OH YES I DO ♥ And on that note, I am putting on my happyface and no one can stop me SO THERE.









I bet you're smiling now, aren't you. EMBRACE YOUR GIGGLEFACE :D :D :D

This entry was originally posted at http://cherrybina.dreamwidth.org/241621.html.
10th-Aug-2012 01:22 pm - FAVORITE
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So remember how yesterday I said Dylan O'Brien was my favorite? I REALLY MEANT IT OKAY.

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I don't even know, you guys. I don't. even. know. Why is he perfect and what do I do with him? BESIDES WEEP BECAUSE I AM ALMOST OUT OF DYLAN SHAPED TEARS. (direct link to tweet here)

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sfhfdgjfdghjkf ALSO ALSO ALSO IN CASE YOU MISSED IT THERE IS DYLAN/HARRY COMMENT PORN IN MY LAST POST AND IT IS AMAZING AND HOT AND I COULD NOT BE MORE DELIGHTED :D :D :D I would just like to take this moment to say that fandom is a glorious place and I am having all the emotions right now because everything is rainbows and fuzzy bunnies and awesome things are everywhere and DYLAN O'BRIEN'S FACE and I love you all so very much ♥♥♥

Dance party, my lovelies?



DANCE PARTY \o/

This entry was originally posted at http://cherrybina.dreamwidth.org/241246.html.
9th-Aug-2012 12:36 pm - DARRY O'BRYLES
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OKAY. So, this happened.

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skldghjsd;lhgjsd; NO SERIOUSLY. SERIOUSLY. I screamed and flailed and sobbed one million Dylan O'Brien shaped tears and then I had to lie down until I regained the strength to do it all over again.

In case you have no idea wtf is so special about that tweet, it is a One Direction reference. Yes, you read that correctly, Dylan tweeted about 1D. AGAIN. During concerts, Harry often changed the lyrics from, "it's gotta be yoooooou," to other things, and one of his favorite changes was, "wrong size shooooooe," as you can see here at around 0:10.



SO YEAH. DYLAN QUOTED HARRY'S LYRIC CHANGES. And as [personal profile] littlemousling said, not only is it a 1D reference, it is an obscure 1D reference, that you'd only know if you watch concert videos. Or, you know, hang out on tumblr lkdfshjfsklhfsj OH HEY DYLAN IS THAT YOU BB WHAT ARE YOU DOING TO US WE ARE DYING OKAY.

And this is totally not the first time he's talked about 1D! He and his friends sing their songs at the dinner table, he wants to join the band, he follows Harry and Niall on twitter, and at this point I am convinced he has a giant crush on Harry Styles himself. I FEEL YOU DYLAN BABY. I REALLY REALLY DO.

I know what you are thinking! BUT WHERE IS THE FIC?? Well, I am delighted to say that cyclogenesis is writing Harry/Dylan, and you can read snippets here and here \o/ I am really hoping this is the first of many Darry O'Bryles fics because this is a thing I desperately need in my life okay. YES PLEASE.

OH ALSO. Credit goes to makesomelove for making this connection, but if these gifs do not make you imagine the two of them wiggling around and grinding their skinny little hips together then SORRY ABOUT YOUR LIFE.

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lskdgjs you guys. Do you think Dylan is gonna be all like giggly and blushy and freaking out all over the place over Harry at the VMAs? I MEAN OBVIOUSLY THIS WILL HAPPEN DYLAN IS SUCH A FANBOY.



DYLAN O'BRIEN. YOU ARE OFFICIALLY MY FAVORITE ♥

ETA: AND NOW THERE IS DYLAN/HARRY COMMENTFIC AND IT IS AWESOME :D :D :D

This entry was originally posted at http://cherrybina.dreamwidth.org/241044.html.
4th-Aug-2012 11:31 am - What have they done to me
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Okay, so I would just like to take a moment to share with you a few ways in which the Teen Wolf cast is ruining my life on a daily basis.

1. Colton Haynes + baby. Colton recently visited his family, and tried to kill all of us by tweeting pics of him snuggling, cuddling, and generally adoring his bb nephew.

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2. Tyler Hoechlin's smile. I seriously cannot even tell you how much I adore the fact that Tyler is not remotely like perpetually grumpyface Derek Hale. Hottie McHoechlin giggles and blushes his way through every interview and it is positively delightful.

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3. Holland Roden's existence. Not only is she gorgeous, but she says says awesome shit and is generally hilariously spazzy, and I want to keep her forever ♥

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4. Dylan O'Brien's shoulders. Apparently Stiles wears 4734956355 shirts because for some horrible reason they are trying to hide Dylan's arms and THIS IS TERRIBLY TRAGIC I MEAN REALLY.

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ANYWAY. There are approximately 3485866 other ways in which they have ruined my life including the male cast's fixation on impregnating each other, Dylan and TylerH's secret baseball handshake, Colton and Holland talking about nipple covers, TylerP's habit of touching and kissing the entire cast a little too much, and lkfdgjdsfl I COULD JUST KEEP GOING FOREVER. REALLY.

In conclusion, they are the most delightful and I love them forever the end ♥

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This entry was originally posted at http://cherrybina.dreamwidth.org/240344.html.
27th-Jul-2012 02:09 pm - SO MUCH RIDICULOUSNESS
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Okay so, Harry Styles got a new tattoo on his wrist that says I CAN'T CHANGE. Harry bb. WHAT ARE YOU EVEN DOING. ALSO YOUR FACE.

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I honestly don't even know what to do with him anymore. Except weep.

In other news, can we please take a moment to discuss Teen Wolf RPF? And by discuss I mean WHY ISN'T THERE SO MUCH OF IT OH MY GOD LOOK AT THEM.

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I mean, there is some, but seriously, they are hilarious and adorable, and I would read every single combination of their ridiculous faces.

Speaking of ridiculous, Dylan O'Brien is a drummer in a band. This is a thing I knew. WHAT I DIDN'T KNOW IS THAT HE PLAYS THE DRUMS WHILE SHIRTLESS IN HIS BAND'S VIDEO.



lkdfgljgd YOU GUYS. WHY DID NO ONE TELL ME??? THIS IS THE KIND OF INFORMATION I NEED TO HAVE. I would like to kindly request that all of you report any and all Dylan O'Brien shirtlessness to me asap please and thank you :D

In conclusion.

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s;djhfsd;hsj FUCK MY ACTUAL LIFE. THE END.

This entry was originally posted at http://cherrybina.dreamwidth.org/240105.html.
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Okay, so I know a lot of people are really into the DEREK HALE HAS A FACE (AND IT'S SAD) show, so I would just like to take a moment to discuss Derek's many varied and complex emotions. Now I know what you are thinking! But I am here today to tell you the secret to deciphering Mr. Perpetual Grumpyface's feelings: HIS EYEBROWS EMOTE.

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Luckily for Derek, Stiles knows exactly what he is trying to say.

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BECAUSE STILES LOVES HIM TOO ♥♥♥

screen caps from here

This entry was originally posted at http://cherrybina.dreamwidth.org/239617.html.
21st-Jul-2012 01:56 pm - Pretty faces are distracting
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1. Inceptiversary!

It's Inception's second (HOW IS THAT EVEN POSSIBLE IDK) birthday, and there are all sorts of awesome things happening to celebrate. There's a campfire rewatch party scheduled for today, and you can find details for this and the other activities at inceptiversary, and also on tumblr and twitter :D

2. Teen Wolf!

Basically all of my posts about the show have been flaily ridiculousness and excessive capslock, so I am delighted that cobweb_diamond has written a Teen Wolf primer that is not only accurate and hilarious, but also everything I've ever wanted to say about the show but couldn't because, well. I AM REALLY NOT THAT ELOQUENT. Gav understands my many complex emotions about the show and all the characters and she also understands when all I can do is curl up and weep because of Dylan O'Brien's face. THIS IS A LOT OF THE TIME JSYK.

3. Harry Styles!

Speaking of faces that are distracting, here is Harry arriving at the Manchester airport today.



Fun fact: if you pause that video at any point, you will find yourself lost in his ridiculously pretty face. HE JUST LOOKS THAT GOOD ALL THE TIME.

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4. Fic rec!

I've been basically drowning myself in Derek/Stiles fic over the last few weeks. There's tons of amazing stuff, but I was really craving some Derek pov fic, and then the other day I read this:

We'll Just Take It Each Hour, One at a Time by elegantwings, 7k, Mature.

dlkfhgfd THIS FIC. It's a story about Derek falling in love with Stiles, and it's sort of quiet and lovely and basically EXACTLY what I wanted.

And Derek has to kiss him then, even though what he really wants to do is cover his face and confess that he has no idea what he’s doing, that there was no Alpha training school and he was never supposed to be Alpha, never. He never wanted it, he just wanted to be Derek and left alone, and now he has to convince himself that it’s what he’s wanted all along.

By the end, I was this weepy ball of emotions because OH MY GOD THEY ARE SO IN LOVE AND EVERYTHING IS BEAUTIFUL ♥

5. Dylan O'Brien's face!

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Because, well. YOU KNOW.

Hey you guys! I hope your day is awesome :D

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