atomic_fungus (atomic_fungus) wrote,
atomic_fungus
atomic_fungus

#6139: The luxury of insomnia

Wednesday is my day off, so I don't have to sleep if I don't feel like it.

Okay, it's not really insomnia; I just woke up in the middle of the night wanting a snack and something to drink, and decided to check my email, and--

BakaBT, ye olde anime torrente syte, was warning me they were about to prune my account, so I went over there and logged in. Found a couple of things to leech; I really ought to get El-Hazard set up to seed a few things to get my ratio up.

Before I went to bed, I watched eps 13-15 of Gundam W. The story has found its stride, now, and is going very nicely. Ep 14 features Relena in a colonial-style frock coat with epaulets--I love the costume design for this series, so much that I borrowed some of it for $Release_Candidate_One. There's actually nothing about the costuming which is unique, except for the juxtaposition of colonial-era styles with space travel and giant combat suits:



The funny thing is that I never bothered with any of the other Gundam series, so I have no idea what they're like, but Gundam W is, at least, a well-done space war epic. It's not just giant robots smashing each other.

The series is 49 eps long, and I've only watched 15% of them. Hoping to have time today to watch more.

If I'm not sleeping, making up for writing a blog post at 5 AM. Heh.
Subscribe

  • #7607: Oh, yeah

    Had another opportunity today to play Pat Metheney's "Spring Ain't Here", because it snowed for most of the morning. But yeah, "global warming"…

  • #7606: LOOTING IS NOT PROTEST

    Some fatuous pinhead on the radio said that Chicago was ready for "looting and other forms of protest". But you know what? It's fine. We no longer…

  • #7605: I don't even need lettuce any longer

    See, the tacos I make at home blow away any tacos I've ever had anywhere else. Lettuce used to be necessary, but now it just gets in the way, so I…

  • Post a new comment

    Error

    default userpic

    Your reply will be screened

    Your IP address will be recorded 

    When you submit the form an invisible reCAPTCHA check will be performed.
    You must follow the Privacy Policy and Google Terms of use.
  • 0 comments