Monthly Archives: January 2008

January 2008 log

I want to keep track of what I’ve read and watched, but don’t have much to say about a lot of it; I’m going to try to keep a list with brief thoughts; anything more than a couple of sentences … Continue reading

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Gackt – Training Days 2006 Drug Party

I pre-ordered this, but never watched it; I had a bad case of buyer’s remorse due to problems with amazon.jp and the reports of lip-syncing or wholesale re-recording that came out before i received my copy. Lip-syncing wouldn’t have bothered … Continue reading

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various romance

I picked up a ton of late 70s/early 80s historical romances (mostly Signet/Fawcett/Coventry series titles, mostly regency) from a used bookstore’s clearance; I read lots of these when I was much younger (they were often .25-.50 not-for-trade at the nearby … Continue reading

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Ju-ken, 2008

This post has been moved to my new Ju-ken blog.

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L’Arc~en~Ciel 15th L’Anniversary Live

This is a two-DVD set taken from the shows that L’Arc~en~Ciel performed last November (25-26, 2006) at Tokyo Dome (sold out) to celebrate their 15 years together. Only two of the members were there fifteen years ago (Tetsu (b) wanted … Continue reading

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various books

I’m clearing out my drafts for the new year; this is what I read but never wrote up. Some of these were rereads; others were from the library and will probably get an individual post upon a reread. Lois McMaster … Continue reading

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Terry Pratchett: Going Postal/Making Money

Terry Pratchett: Going Postal and Making Money I actually bought Going Postal new in hardback but didn’t read it until now; I got Making Money from the library (and will buy in paperback). Moist von Lipwig is a conman who … Continue reading

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