a tropicana of the mind


dymphna: media subversion, media whoring, pop culture mayhem with a splash of monkey, and always answering to the name of kate bolin

a tired 25 year old working towards british citizenship and a lizardmen army, spending all her time adjusting and consuming. "buffy" & "angel" addict with a need for grant morrison, elizabeth hand, comic books, television, cheap pop culture, movies, media media media consume consume consume. slasher, archivist, fat-assed fan and always always close to cracking up.

or something.

or not.

My favorite diaries:

adage1 profile - diary
comments: "...barely-literate little girls who can't even begin to understand that there are whole, complex properties attached to pairings, or that movies don't just exist as sexual Rhorschach blots for their personal fetish."
angelrachel profile - diary
comments: "When explaining this to my girlfriend last night she said "A handbag! Call yourself a lesbian?", to which I had to giggle."
anne-hardy profile - diary
comments: "Educating the straight males might be the way forward into convincing their girlfriends that...ahem, so...."
charismania profile - diary
comments: "My wife used to live there. My AMERICAN wife, you evil Satanic lawyer-looking guy. I love America! Here, let me tattoo the Stars & Stripes on my balls, right here & now without an anaesthetic!"
dol profile - diary
comments: "That one time, when I was positive we were going to end up on stalking and assault charges...who knew that a few minutes in a locked closet with Dol would change Seth Green's mind?"
faithtastic profile - diary
comments: "Think nice thoughts. Kittens, Kylie's bottom, alcohol and my girlfriend's... "
herworship profile - diary
comments: "While they did that, I strapped the knee pads on and went to work on a bush--hey, no, come back from that evil place...I understand I had the lesbian post a couple back, but hey. Focus. Landscaping."
homeleaver profile - diary
comments: "Not to mention the fact that I can -so- see LotR being the next Star Wars uber-trilogy, with line-reciting geek fans and all that stupid shit. Because -I FUCKING HATE STAR WARS-."
ins profile - diary
comments: "It's just that this time I realized that I would rather injure myself repeatedly than stop acting like a five year old."
iwantoomuch profile - diary
comments: "A few years after the Buffy series finished, good old Oz decided to come to Australia."
jennyo profile - diary
comments: "Or maybe that's just how I feel right now, like creativity is a possession, that suddenly the light is different because you have words for it, like a spell or something."
kitsune76 profile - diary
comments: "So, yeah. I want to be great. And damnit, I'm going to try."
marn profile - diary
comments: "And last fall, as I looked around at my home, I decided I could stand the thought that if I died people would be mocking my sad taste in bric-a-brac, making fun of my books and chortling over my truly impaired fashion sense."
missmalady profile - diary
comments: "When will I learn that watching critics discussing 'culture' on tv only pisses me off?"
oneko profile - diary
comments: "Also, right now, is like, a shaky-strange time of W_I_D_E_N_I_N_G h________o____r_i_zons__________..."
ontheroad profile - diary
comments: "Someone told me, "good and intense are almost the same for you, aren't they?""
quadrophenia profile - diary
comments: "I am melancholy. I am a phoenix. I am melancholy."
simpleminded profile - diary
comments: "Yeah, I'm not really dead, just catatonic."
u01wmd profile - diary
comments: "There's this entire world under the streets. Built over closes. Building that were walled off for disease. That kind of pleasant thing."
twinkledru profile - diary
comments: "I mean I want a big, solid building with shelves and shelves full of stuff you can't find everywhere, stuff that's gonna be there for a long time."
dr-rndmprsn profile - diary
comments: "Dear Random Person,"
groinvault profile - diary
comments: "...the instructor guy walking by asked "Did you crash those planes on purpose, shipmate?" "Well, yeah. They kept calling me Roger."
queerscribe profile - diary
comments: "I took my hard-on—my glowing, many-storied-self—home."

My favorite music:

David Bowie
comments: "Time takes a cigarette...puts it in your mouth..."
Oingo Boingo
comments: "All dressed up with nowhere to go, walkin' with a dead man over my shoulder..."
Princess Superstar
comments: "Do my makeup in the mirror while I sit upon your face..."
Britney Spears
comments: "Now this girl don't need no man but now she can do what she can..."
*NSync
comments: "We're just doing what we like and we'll say the same for you.."

My favorite movies:

The Wicker Man
comments: "Oh Lord! Oh Jesus Christ!"
PeeWees Big Adventure
comments: "I know you are, but what am I?"
The Big Lebowski
comments: "The Dude abides. I don't know about you, but I take comfort in that."
Bring It On
comments: "This isn't a democracy, it's a cheerocracy."
Battle Royale
comments: "I just didn't want to be a loser anymore..."

My favorite authors:

Elizabeth Hand
Octavia Butler
Grant Morrison
Banana Yoshimoto
Haruki Murakami

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last updated: 2003-01-09 11:12:47
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user since: 2000-12-30

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