November 13th, 2005
|03:14 pm - Video Killed the Fanfic Star|
This post includes vid recs, musicspam, and a special request.
Déjà Vu—I don't know Something for Kate, but I really like this song, and this vid has some utterly fantastic editing in parts. It focuses on the friendship between Veronica and Lilly, both pre- and post-murder. Even Rob thought it was "pretty impressive" and "a lot of fun."
Next up, ladydisdain225, who's signed up to do 100 VM vids. Here are two that I've really enjoyed so far:
The Internet Is for Porn—I haven't seen Avenue Q, but this song is pretty funny, and it's surprising how well it works. Who knew that's what all the Neptune kids were up to with their computers?
Walk Through the Fire—Yes, that "Walk Through the Fire." This vid is fucking awesome, even if you normally stick your tongue out at the constant comparisons to Buffy.
Supermarket Sweep—It uses music from Requiem for a Dream, employs Fincher-style editing, and portrays Duncan as a scary mofo. You might have to download some extra codecs (she provides a good site), but it's so very worth it. I've watched it four or five times already. See if you can catch all the ghost-Lillys.
A Better Son—An oldie but goodie, this is the vid that kicked off my Rilo Kiley love. It's a Logan vid, but not necessarily a Logan/Veronica vid (although I am amused by the clip used for the second "your ship may be coming in").
Now, here are some songs I've been listening to recently, and I've deliberately chosen six songs that sound almost nothing alike.
Our Lady Peace - Angels Losing Sleep—Off the new album and courtesy of briasoleil. It's very pretty.
Lukewarm Freeda - Little Miss Get-Around—This is the punk song The Beav was listening to in "Driver Ed."
Marilyn Manson - The Fight Song—I'm not sure why I've suddenly become addicted to this song. That just happens with me sometimes, even though I've had a song for months.
Love Spit Love - Am I Wrong—From the same people who brought you the Charmed version of "How Soon Is Now?" comes this nice little song.
Jump - Mexico—From the band formerly known as Jump, Little Children. A little more downbeat and deliberate than the stuff on Magazine.
The Dresden Dolls - Bad Habit—Brechtian punk cabaret. Self-injury has never been so glorious.
Finally, a special request. Rob begins directing episode 11 of Veronica Mars tomorrow. It's his directorial debut. Since it's his first time directing, I wanted to wish him luck. So if you would, leave your best wishes, and I'll compile them (without names attached, no worries) and e-mail him tomorrow morning. Thanks.
Current Mood: okay
Current Music: Tegan and Sara - Where Does the Good Go
aw, that's sweet. But I can't think of anything to say except, you know, don't fuck up. Always shoot Logan from the left side? I don't know, I got nothin'.
There was a cover of "How Soon is Now?" I'm not sure how I feel about that.
There have been many covers of "How Soon Is Now?" dude. I have three. I love them.
I will add "Don't fuck up" to the list. I'm sure he'll appreciate that.
Make Lamb look pretty. That is my comment. I'm *sure* he'll appreciate that. Heh.
|Date:||November 13th, 2005 08:33 pm (UTC)|| |
I'd say 'break a leg', but that's more for acting. How about, remember to have fun with the directing. Everyone will thank you for not going too crazy about it.
|Date:||November 13th, 2005 08:34 pm (UTC)|| |
Supermarket Sweep was a kickass show!!!!!!!
Hee, I loved Supermarket Sweep when I was younger.
|Date:||November 13th, 2005 08:36 pm (UTC)|| |
Rob'll be fine. He's the new Aeschylus, remember.
I'm still waiting for the Echollsteia.
I heart the Dresden Dolls. Have you ever heard Rasputina?
Yeah I don't know what to tell Rob.
I keep hearing about Rasputina, but I still haven't gotten around to listening to them.
Good luck directing Rob!! We know it's gonna be awesome! Hopefully I can say this in person right before this premieres in Austin...
Good luck, Rob! Bring it on! I can hardly wait.
I had no idea that Jump, Little Children is now just called Jump. That saddens me for some reason. Thanks for the song, though!
Rob, no matter what, we have faith in you. Best of luck to your directorial debut, and above all, have a blast!
Yeah, I know! Jump, Little Children is such a cool name. I think their rationale was that all the fans pretty much referred to them as Jump, so they figured they'd just be Jump. Or something.
|Date:||November 13th, 2005 11:28 pm (UTC)|| |
Tell Rob: Good luck, and of course the final product will rock. No pressure, or anything. You've got a head start on any other director, as this is all your vision to begin with.
I'm glad you like the OLP song. I'm still not sold on Healthy in Paranoid Times, but I do like the second single.
As for Rob, let him know that some of the best Buffy eps were directed by Joss, that I look forward to seeing how he's able to fully realise his writer's vision in an episode that he himself has directed and that he has my undying affection for his repeated allusions to The Sweet Hereafter, which continues to be one of the best films I've ever seen. I wish him the best of luck, as well as days that go to plan, with little overtime or hassles.
Good luck, Rob! You're gonna be awesome.
*subliminal message for Rob:
doooon't forgeeet the shout-ooooouuuut's to mi.neeeeeeeeeetters*
That icon is utterly brilliant!
Yay, I'm so glad I friended you! Free music! (Oh, and you seem nice and all, too. Hee.) I'm taking pretty much everything. :)
Uh...tell Rob I'm already his subservient bitch, so as long as he doesn't actually kill Logan in this ep, I'm sure it'll be cool like the Fonz. <3
|Date:||November 14th, 2005 10:23 am (UTC)|| |
*giggles* I love your icon. It is a thing of beauty.