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November 5th, 2014

Gotham: not actually a 100% cishet whiteguy fest! ...Huzzah! [Nov. 5th, 2014|12:38 pm]
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Minor spoilers for like the first three episodes of Gotham, no real plot spoilers.

I've started watching Gotham and... I like it! A lot! It's well-cast, well-acted, and they've done an exquisite job with the most important character: Gotham City herself. She's so beautiful. T_T They've done a great job developing interesting characters; Oswald Cobblepot, Fish Mooney, and tiny!Bruce Wayne are all especially compelling. Also looking at IMDB I apparently have MORENA BACCARIN to look forward to. MORENA BACCARIN PLAYING A CANON CHARACTER WHOM I LOVE. ♥_♥

So far my biggest gripes are I don't like their interpretation of Alfred Pennyworth, and I am confused as to why they thought they needed to change Pamela Isley's name.

Little Girl: "My name's Ivy."
Me: "NO IT ISN'T. >:("

(I have a lot of opinions about Bat-Things.)

I'm also really pleased to find that the main cast is a great deal more diverse than the trailers had led us to believe. I mean, sure, it's still a cishet whiteguy protagonist (although there is no universe you will ever hear me seriously complaining about a Jim Gordon-centric storyline, even if he's missing a mustache, WHERE IS YOUR MUSTACHE JIM), but along with the usual assortment of cishet whiteguys in the main cast, there is also:

-Selina Kyle (canon character), adorable 13-year-old girl

-Fish Mooney (new character), middle-aged black woman, mobster, Carmine Falcone's second-in-command with ambitions of ruling the entire city, very compelling character played by yes, hello, JADA PINKETT SMITH

-Sarah Essen (new character), Latina, Jim's badass boss

-Renee Montoya (canon character), canonically gay Latina (Dominican-American), Major Crimes Unit detective, one of DC's most compelling characters, and hey THEY DID NOT SWEEP THE GAY UNDER A RUG THANK FUCK

-Crispus Allen (new character), black man, Major Crimes Unit detective, Renee's partner

-Barbara Kean (canon character), bisexual woman (in this show, not in the comics), Jim Gordon's fiancée, has romantic history with Renee, also clearly the breadwinner in the Gordon-Kean relationship, MAN I REALLY HOPE THE WRITERS DON'T FUCK THIS UP, TELEVISION IS HISTORICALLY TERRIBLE AT BISEXUAL PEOPLE (notable exception: Grey's Anatomy)

...So anyway, yes, I'm looking forward to what Gotham has to show me. I can only assume that in the season finale Jim will be bitten by a radioactive mustache and gain the superhuman strength he needs to rescue Gotham City from corruption.
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I'll Be Yours (A Love Story) SOUNDTRACK – Alone In My Darkroom Later [Nov. 5th, 2014|10:09 pm]
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For fans of Scary!Timmy who want to know what the inside of his head sounds like, or, if you'd just like a creepy mixtape of stalking and unhealthy obsession, at last, the official soundtrack of I'll Be Yours (A Love Story). Enjoy! :D

One of the songs on the soundtrack is, technically, a plot spoiler for Chapter 10. So, do what you want with that information.

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I'll Be Yours (A Love Story) [Ch 10/?] [Nov. 5th, 2014|11:11 pm]
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Title: I'll Be Yours (A Love Story) [Ch 10/?]
Continuity: Comics!verse AU (mostly), based on post-Crisis continuity (mostly).
Rating: Very M.
Pairings: Developing Dick/Barbara, one-sided Tim/Dick
This chapter–
Characters: Bruce Wayne, Jason Todd, Dick Grayson, Jim Gordon, Renee Montoya, Alfred Pennyworth, Tim Drake.
Word Count: 3226
Summary: Jason struggles to adjust to his new life. Dick and Bruce, meanwhile, must learn to work through their differences when it becomes clear that a new, unsettling case involves both of them. Dick, it seems, has a fan....
Warnings: Not much this chapter. Extremely brief, vague mentions of murder and severed body parts. As always, Scary!Timmy is not your friend.
Disclaimer: Most of the characters and locations in this story are © DC Entertainment Inc. and Warner Bros. Entertainment. All content is fictional and for entertainment purposes only, not for profit.

Notes: Yep, I'm still working on it. Still here. I will finish this, come hell or high water. I mean, how could I stop? Things are just getting interesting~! >:D

The fabulous and invaluable regonym has stepped in for beta services on this chapter.

Posted to robin_fans, we_love_dick, mrsarcastic_tim, and batfic. Also available on my AO3.

And new, for your listening pleasure: the official I'll Be Yours (A Love Story) soundtrack is out!

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