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Is This Thing On?

I think this is the first time in two or three months that I didn’t post for more than a week on this blog. Thing is that the break I didn’t take, even with the holiday season, in December, after six months of nonstop academic writing, finally gave me a fried brain. That means that I’ve spent the last week or so trying to relax and recharge my poor mind.

I’ve at least manage to go through some personal and research related documents, and sort a few things out. Yet, I’ve not done actual academic writing since between Christmas and New Year Eve. I’m two months early on my book writing schedule, so I’m not worried that I’ll fall off the wagon in a dramatic fashion. I just feel weird not being doing any such writing right now, or even plotting for future projects.

When I said fried brain, I very much meant it!

I’ve been reading some non fiction books since beginning of 2014 and have quite a few more lined up, more for my personal growth and interest than anything academic though.

I’m hoping that I can get back into the swing of things by next week for my Farscape and Babylon 5 chapter, because I miss working on my research and writing – including posting here – but so far brain and body didn’t give me the green light, so I’m trying to be patient.

In the meantime, I posted one of my recent videos. It is my second one for 2001: A Space Odyssey, and one of my most accomplished videos so far. At least, I do feel as such! When I first heard Paradise (What about us?) by Within Temptation feat. Tarja, I had to vid the song and for this movie. The muse hit me hard and I remember making the video right away and completed it in the evening – or rather night. It is also one of the videos I most commented when interviewed for the web documentary Call Me Kate! – besides an older X-Files video, the Scully centric one Praying and Fighting.

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Fan Videos Made in 2013

So, this is the last post of the year. It has been quite a busy one and it marks about my six months on WordPress. I am very glad that I made the move for my website to this platform. I am looking forward to post new content in 2014. I have a few posts in mind already for the upcoming weeks, but to end this year, I decided to go with the recap of the videos I made since April – since this was when I started vidding again.

2013 marked my eighth vidding anniversary, my 300th video and overall I got the surprise – when counting for this post – to see that I made 24 videos, which makes it quite a productive year, especially given all the academic projects I was busy with. I am happy that the vidding muses have been cooperative and I’m eager to make new videos in 2014. I even have some ideas!

So, below is the generic recap of number of videos per fandom. When some are posted online, the links are between brackets next to the name of the fandom, so you can check them on YouTube.

  • 4 x The X-Files [x, x, x]
  • 3 x Harry Potter [x, x]
  • 3 x Speechless
  • 2 x Lethal Weapon
  • 2 x The Dark Knight Trilogy [x, x]
  • 1 x 2001 A Space Odyssey
  • 1 x After Earth
  • 1 x Babylon 5 [x]
  • 1 x Brave
  • 1 x Game of Thrones [x]
  • 1 x Iron Man [x]
  • 1 x One Good Cop
  • 1 x Prometheus [x]
  • 1 x Star Wars [x]
  • 1 x Twilight

I hadn’t thought I had vidded so many fictional universes, including a few for the first time this year! Only one Star Wars video surprised me as well, but I guess I’ll just have to make more next year. I hadn’t seen the X-Files vidding rampage coming either, but that makes me very happy because I hadn’t vidded that fandom in forever! So without further ado, here is the last video for 2013, another X-Files one (focused on the first movie Fight The Future) on The Bee Gees’ I Started A Joke.

Happy New Year Eve!