"Will you walk into my parlor?" said the spider to the fly.
Yes, that's me! The REAL me.. what do you think?
Good evening everyone. I would like to share a little bit about myself with you.
I currently go to the University of Oklahoma in which I'm majoring in Letters, which is a Liberal Arts degree combining Literature, History and Philosophy, I'll probably minor in Japanese and Business. I love college but I get stressed easy. I work as Lead Associate at Hot Topic.
I'm very interested in photography and I am making two portfolio's of other people's pictures, one is focused on gothic dress and the other of tattoo's and piercings.
There is a dark side to the human soul
that is filled with conflict and torment.
It is a side of the human soul that
few people are brave enough to explore.
Welcome to the dark side.
My name is Adrienne, this is my lair, all about myself.. or at least a facet of myself.
I was born in August.
My favorite colors are black, red and white
I love glitter, pvc, fishnet, and boots.
Fashion, admittedly is important to me. But only because I feel beautiful in my own style.
Guys with make-up are gorgeous as are girls
Music and poetry are very important to me.
The following information are just pieces of myself that I enjoy and wanted to share with whoever wants to know.
The Crow is probably some of the best comics, along with Neil Gaiman's Sandman, ever written. James O'Barr has a wonderful imagination and continues today in making some of the best comics I've seen. The Crow, the movie, is one of my favorite moves (I hate making up my mind so I rarily just have a top favorite.) I loved Brandon Lee in it. We all miss him. The comics and the movie incorporated lots of emotion, love, violence, revenge, morality and became a stunning epic of soul-distraught characters.
"In the city, where angels fear to hover and devils come to croon,
the sex of the night lets down her black narcotic hair under a
yellow opium moon. Here a shadow of a shadow, an earthbound ghost
shivers, not from October chill, but in erotic pain. He says to
his dead lover, "We should never have come here, with flesh so
soft and hearts so unwise, but like tigers in tall tall grass,
like Christ in the garden of Gethsemane, we sucked in our fear
and we came here. Now all the atrocitites are replayed, like
a late late show. We came here but we never should have stayed.
Though we had inertia and radius and deapth, we took the last
train with velocity and passed our own deaths."
So, The Crow spirals down through a collapsed dream and the only sound he makes is...
Like a concave scream.
- By James O'Barr
I believe there's a place where restless souls wander,
Burdened with the weight of their own pain,
They cannot enter heaven.
And so they must wait,
trapped between our world in the next.
Endlessly searching for a way to rid themselves of their pain.
In the hopes that somehow someday they will be reunited with the ones that they love.
I believe this is true... for I have seen it happen.
Going on with my list, Japanamation. I do not know that much of Japanamation yet.. Ghost in the Shell by Masume Shirow was excellent. Shirow is a wonderful artist and I really enjoy his work and his imagination. Akira is another popular and good manga. Ranma 1/2 is hilarious, I urge anybody with a good sense of humor to check it out. I know a little more of anime.. but I don't want to preach that which I am not an expert about.. well I do.. but.. nevermind.
Vampires... are my eternal temptation. They bring out more darkness combined with a biting evil.. pun intended, that I can barely resist. If vampirism were a real thing I'm not sure I would choose to be one, I have to many moments of compasion and, do forgive me, morality.. Not goodness because in my dark I have that too. I love to read about vampires,
Laurell K. Hamilton has a lovely nine books now about vampires under the Anita Blake series..I LOVE THEM
Anne Rice of course most know.
Anne Rice's sister, Alice Borchadt is also very good (no vampires but has one of a shapeshifter)
.Jeanne Kalogridis in her books of the diares of the family Dracul.
LJ Smith has a bit more light, not overly dramatic books, the NightWorld series.
I would offer any and all of these as good reads.
"Those eyes swept over me with such a predatory keeness that I shivered, chilled as though a sudden draft had entered the room, and in my mind rose an unbidden thought: He is hungry, terribly hungry." (A piece from Kalogridis' book Covenant with the Vampire)
Other books I like..
Emily Bronte and Charlotte Bronte are good of the classics.
OH! Les Miserables by Victor Hugo is wonderful.
AND Caleb Carr with his two magneficent books, The Alienist and The Angel of Darkness, his study of the human psyche is amazing.
First spoken of when I discussed Japanamation, I mentioned my like of art. Not only do I enjoy finding art and viewing it but I like dabbling in it, trying to dabble, that is. I am not bad; however, I am nowhere near great. I have a link to a wonderful gallery of art, science fiction and fantasy, which contains a great number of good, sometimes great, sometimes decent artists. Science fiction and fantasy is not my limits of my love of art, however, it extends to most dimensions in the visual art categories and even past the visual.
A picture by Joseph Linser, a great
comic book artist who I love his art work.
"I'll show you what you are and what you could be.
I'll take you beyond heaven and hell, my love for a price.
All things for a price."
(from Dawn )
Just a little more pieces of my character, not falling into my other personalities. I love ballet and dance. I love to dance. I love to watch dancing. I love to learn dancing. Jazz, Lytrical, Modern, Pointe, Tap, Character-I love paleontology, the study of ancient animals in the precambrian and phanerozine ages, (which of course is all animals from the first bacteria to the homo sapien sapien)
I have a new interest... philosophy, especially existentialism. I'm currently reading many books about philosophy including: The Diary of Soren Kierkegaard , Tao-Te-Ching by Lao Tzu, The Stranger by Albert Camus, and I and Thou by Martin Buber. I have finished A Happy Death by Albert Camus and many of his essays including "Ephemeral Creation", "the Myths of Sisyphus", and "The Absurd Man" which relates a lot of his philosophy about the absurd... I have read other essays from many wonderful philosophers including Nietzche, Sartre, Descartes, Heraclitus, Kafka, Heidigger, Husserl.... and more (not many because I went list crazy but a few.) If you would like to hear more about existentialism.. and my ideas on it and my favorite quotes please continue on to
Are we here?
- Hardcore ((My fav))= Korn,Deftones, Orgy, Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Stone Temple Pilots, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Incubus, Tool, Manson, System of a Down, Sevendust, Fear Factory, Hed p.e., Rage Against the Machine, Cold, Ministry, White Zombie, Stabbing Westward, Snot, Crisis, Mindless Self Indulgence, Boy Hits Car, Alien Ant Farm, At the Drive In
- Other random stuff such as Sisters of Mercy, Machines of Loving Grace, Type O Negative, The Cure, Depeche Mode, David Bowie, Tori Amos, Prodigy, The Doors, Jane's Addiction, Lenny Kravitz, London After Midnight, Portishead, Switchblade Symphony, VAST, Sunna,
- Les Miserables-the broadway opera
- Classical music=A Few favs are Tchaikovsky & Grieg
- Folk=Favs are The Kingston Trio and Ray Stevens (My dad always listened to it!)
- Old Rock=Favs are Boney M and Heart
- Filk music (ever heard of it?)=Heather Alexander
- Alternative=Bush, Life of Agony, Days of New,
Here's a new part of my webpage, for all who likes to see very amateur art. I pick up a pencil now and then and scribble out drawings. I tend to draw comic book style and if I use color, it tends to be pastel (not the pastel colors but the drawing utencils) that I use. The following are small windows of a few of my pieces, click to view them larger.
I hope you have enjoyed learning a bit about myself, I know I have enjoyed sharing it with you. I will be adding more to my page including secions on piercings and tattoos. I will also add my links that I find very useful.
Good evening and good night.
My Favorite Links
Lady Dessa's Solar (A good friend with a good page)
Wonderful pages of art
Image gallery of Gen13
A great author, Mercedes Lackey