dmjewelle: (Epic)
I was at work on Sunday, and used downtime to check Twitter. Seeing Benedict Cumberbatch at the F1 Grand Prix at Sepang just gave me so much turmoil (especially since he was leaving for Adelaide on Monday), [ profile] yuncyn finally popped a question:

"If you want to stake out his hotel, I'm game."

We roped in [ profile] axtar and [ profile] futomimii and after picking them up around 9PM, the game was ON.

Epicry begins here! )
dmjewelle: (Kozue Magnet)
So today I went to the MPO to watch the Tchaikovsky Spectacular with [ profile] gan_sakura and Lishen.

The conductor was this apparently really awesome Japanese guy who is also REALLY short. I'd estimate him to be about 5 feet since he barely reached the shoulders of the first violinist and -that- guy was your average white guy. That's not all, no - the conductor wore a LEATHER tuxedo with its collar turned up.

He was a 5-foot midget leather-wearing BANCHO. If that's not amazing enough for you, I don't know what is.

Oh, and he also conducted the entire night without a score. It's pretty impressive to have the entire score in your head and know it so well you can conduct without even looking at it. Never mind the conductor bar reached his shoulders, he was a pretty good conductor. Very expressive - at the beginning of the concert it seemed his nose was twitching a lot. Then the twitching went to his mouth and...well.

Throughout the whole concerto he seemed to be more concerned about the pianist than everything else. Have you seen a conductor draping himself over a grand piano? Well now I have!

At the end of the concerto the pianist gave an encore and this guy just SAT DOWN at the podium like a little kid (the guy's 50) and listened to her play Liszt's La Campanella (thank you Youtube!).

At the end of the CONCERT, he got every section to stand up which was funny because here's a midget bancho weaving through the orchestra telling them to stand up, and when he received the customary bouquet he took out all the (I think it's plastic) flowers and gave to some of the female players. Then he took 2 stalks of roses for himself, gave the entire remainder (there were only the LEAVES left) to one of the female violinists, kept a stalk for himself and THREW the OTHER STALK into the audience where a MAN caught it. Then everyone cheered and the guy waved the rose and shouted "W00T!". XD

Most awesome conductor ever I kid you not; I think if he was conducting again I'd just plunk money to watch HIM. Have you seen a conductor look like he's giving the finger to his orchestra?

Thought so.

That's all well and good but uh...the music? )
dmjewelle: (*grin*)
I've been working on my Manga Shakespeare submission.

BUT DMJ YOU CANNA' DRAW. [/scottish brogue]

That's why I left the art to [ profile] _deru

scottish manga!

I can make the AWESOMEST ANIMATED GIF EVAR with all the progress shots I've got.
dmjewelle: (Default)
Time tally on July 6th:

0. [ profile] kimango - Remembered the July 4th joke, and wished me Happy Unbirthday. XD

1. [ profile] flat_foot - Wished me at 10.30 PM, claiming it was already 12 AM in Melbourne.
2. [ profile] slay_x - Wished me around 11.30 PM, kiasuness finally getting the better of him.
3. [ profile] ezelthecheezel - Wished me sometime around 12 AM.
4. [ profile] evo7gal - Wished me in between bouts of arse-scratching.
5. [ profile] dustyhawk - [11.46 PM]
6. [ profile] elderg - SMSed me [12.25 AM]
7. [ profile] raincloud_sama - Wished me in CF forum. [1.50 AM]
8. [ profile] yuhi_homura - Wished me in CF forum. [1.59 AM]
9. waninoko - Wished me in CF forum, whoever this was... [2.26 AM]
10. [ profile] honou_no_izumi - Wished on LJ. [2.52 AM]
11. [ profile] silvennia - Wished in CF forum. [2.59 AM]
12. [ profile] ilunari - Wished on LJ. [3.09 AM]
13. I think it was my cousin Liz.
14. Ee Lyn - [6.59 AM] The only schoolmate besides [ profile] deinajean to wish me. Sad.
15. [ profile] aitakute - Wished me on LJ. [7.04 AM]
16. [ profile] mistressnaoko - SMSed me [7.53 AM]
17. [ profile] rylands - Wished on CF forum. [8.07 AM]
18. [ profile] lady_sb - SMSed me [9.45 AM]
19. miyavi honey - Wished on CF forum...whoever this is. Got my nick wrong to boot. [9.26 AM]
20. satan666 - Wished on CF forum...who? [10.25 AM]
21. [ profile] silfa - SMSed /__\ [11.29 AM]
22. ryusouichirou - Wished on CF forum [11.44 AM]
-- Somewhere around here, [ profile] deinajean wished me AND gave a pressie to boot! Thanks!!
23. [ profile] cikgu101 - PMed me @ CF forum [3.01 PM]
-- Somewhere around here, [ profile] hisashi_glay phoned to wish me.
24. [ profile] sringangel - Wished me on LJ [4.46 PM]
25. [ profile] kitmun - Wished me on LJ [7.10]
26. [ profile] futomimii - SMSed me /___\ [7.50 PM]
27. [ profile] dynast_harmonia - Wished me on LJ [8.26 PM]
--- [ profile] yuhi_homura's idea of a birthday gift was to use his LJ account. Lovely. 8D
--- Sometime around here 2 aunts wished me happy birthday.
--- Sometime around here [ profile] maxsterism wished me happy birthday.
28. [ profile] kimango - [11.56 PM]
29. [ profile] _deru - Wished me at 12.06 AM...The next day. XD

Other belateds:

30. StriderHiryu - CF forum [6.59 AM]. A bit late,but happy birthday,DMJ.More games after this? XD --> What the hell is WRONG with this guy?
31. [ profile] madsqueeble - Wished on MSN
32. [ profile] dai_kurotenshi - Wished me in person
33. [ profile] minses - Wished me in person
34. [ profile] immanuel_aj - Wished on MSN
35. [ profile] kemuridono - Wished on MSN

These are the people who I received/saw their greetings. If you did wish me and I didn't see it because I didn't check my flist thoroughly, we apologize deeply. m(_ _)m
dmjewelle: (awesome)
[ profile] yuncyn and [ profile] axtar are certainly made of awesome and winland!

m(_ _)m ~(^_^)~ m(_ _)m ~(^_^)~

THEY MADE FANFICS OUT OF MY STUFF (even though it was a challenge request from them, but still!)

Axtar's version

Yuncyn's version

Test #2!

Apr. 24th, 2007 10:04 am
dmjewelle: (Default)
There's a twist though:

Create your own Friend Test here

Create your own Friend Test here

Helpful information can be found at:

- check LJ tags for 22 Themes
dmjewelle: (Default)
...a deadline extension.

*goes back to being lightheaded wheeeee*
dmjewelle: (Default)
Tagged by crazed mass tagger [ profile] bunnychan86

- Make a post (public, friendslocked, filtered...whatever you're comfortable with) to your LJ. The post should contain your list of 10 holiday wishes. The wishes can be anything at all, from simple and fun ("I'd love a Hermione icon that's just for me") to medium ("I wish for _____ on DVD") to really big ("All I want for Christmas is a new car/computer/house/TV.") The important thing is, make sure these wishes are things you really, truly want.

- If you wish for real possible things, make sure you include some sort of contact info in your post, whether it's your address or just your email address where Santa (or one of his elves) could get in touch with you.

- Also, make sure you post some version of these guidelines in your LJ so that the holiday joy will spread.

- Surf around your friendslist (or friendsfriends, or just random journals) to see who has posted their list. And now here's the important part:

- If you see a wish you can grant, and it's in your heart to do so, make someone's wish come true. Sometimes someone's trash is another's treasure, and if you have a leather jacket you don't want or a gift certificate you won't use--or even know where you could get someone's dream purebred Basset Hound for free--do it.

You needn't spend money on these wishes unless you want to. The point isn't to put people out, it's to provide everyone a chance to be someone else's holiday elf--to spread the joy. Gifts can be made anonymously or not--it's your call.

There are no rules with this project, no guarantees, and no strings attached. Just...wish, and it might come true. Give, and you might receive. And you'll have the joy of knowing you made someone's holiday special.

The PS3 didn't make the cut because what the hell am I gonna play on it, Genji 2? Oh please. )

Tagging [ profile] alessar, [ profile] hikarugenji, [ profile] immanuel_aj, [ profile] kane_magus, [ profile] know, people who never read this LJ.


Jun. 23rd, 2006 12:44 am
dmjewelle: (Default)
Best reason to get an Xbox 360 number ONE.

Summary: Apparently Chopin is dying and he dreams and that's what the story is...go ask [ profile] maiki or something.

Is it just me or do the Japanese have this thing for Chopin? O_O

EDIT: Ahhh, some loverly details! =D
dmjewelle: (Default)
I don't know how many of you know that Evangelion Volume 10 is FINALLY out, or whether [ profile] kitmun still likes EVA, but...

Raw scans from manga ahead! )


Apr. 7th, 2006 09:30 am
dmjewelle: (Default)
plushieplushieplushieplushieplushieAHHHHHHHHHH SO KEWT *squeezesqueezesqueezesqueezesqueeze* >w< --> Cap'n Jack Sparrow Plushie! Give it rum to make it happy! --> Cheer up, Emo Plushie. XD --> Why yes, I WILL pick you up and squeeze the stuffing outta you! X3 --> Plushie sword with it will be wonderful. --> AUUUUGH OMG WTH SO KEEEWT OI KITSU WHY CAN'T YOU LOOK LIKE THIS?? --> Cow plushie, much cuter than the local 'cow' *cough* --> Imagine if Ed transmuted Al into...this.... --> >w< muumuumuumuu --> And thus, Cloud could no longer bear to fight his nemesis...and see the cotton fly... --> Yeah Sora, ride'im! XD --> Flee bunny flee! @@ --> The real reason Fuuma's dad died - Cute OD. --> Onigiri plushified. XD --> Oh noes, her seaweed's been removed! --> X-Men plushified! The world would accept them better if they were this cute!

All this and more at

Knock yourself out. X33333
dmjewelle: (kh by [izzy])
Plus, some of you asked. If you don't get it, it's ok. ^^

And just because I put it up doesn't mean it's all right to steal! You steal you die! And your corpse gets sodomized! >__<

Oh noes, I've forgotten my broadcast journalism terms! T_T )

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