theboiwonder: "Batman & Son" (Looking Down)
2009-08-11 09:11 am
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Brother, Stranger



No wings of crimson gold have you,
Nor ashy morning bed.
Yours is a less grand fate by far,
Not red and bright, but dark and blue.
His sorrow he never said,
But his despair we all knew.
Neither I nor the night bird
Could make amends for you.
I would have never had a place
Beside his massive shadow,
Had your wings not been clipped.
Shall I call you brother?
Shall I mourn you, stranger?
Your legacy I've but sipped;
His face in shadow,
Mine in shame.
I wish when he looked at me
It was you that he saw.
Maybe then when blue met blue
I'd feel as cherished as you.
theboiwonder: (Default)
2009-07-22 09:23 am
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In Hospital

My first round of surgeries is planned for a few days from now. In the mean time, I'm stuck in this hospital bed. Thankfully my fingers aren't broken, so despite the pain meds, I can still type. Dang if my wrists don't get tired fast though. Goddamn Joker. I hope the post-op recovery takes forever so I don't have to get that call from Batman I'm sure he's planning. JOY.

Anyway, I just thought I'd try out this cross-posting thing from Dreamwidth.
theboiwonder: (Default)
2009-07-18 06:03 am
theboiwonder: (Serious)
2009-07-15 10:59 pm

Give me an effin' break!

Nightwing decided to call and chew me out too. I guess Batman complained to him or something -- who knows. Le original thought that his berating me for thirty minutes would help the situation. Oh, wow, gee, thanks, Nightwing. Your input as usual was just overwhelmingly helpful and insightful, and of course highly wanted. Thanks eeeeverrr so much.

ARGH!

This song just about sums up how I am feeling right now, or rather, what I wish I could tell Batman:




theboiwonder: (Serious)
2009-07-15 11:26 am

Good grief

So... I just got off the phone with Batman. The call lasted over an hour but was mostly filled with long awkward silences. If you've never had a conversation with Batman, that's basically all there is -- a lot of not talking. Batman is the master of not-talking. In person it's not so bad because at least you can see him staring a hole through your head while you make yourself look as apologetic as possible. That doesn't quite translate over the phone.

Needless to say he's completely and utterly PO'ed. The quieter he is the angrier you know he is, and that was one quiet phone call. I already knew he'd be disappointed in me, I already knew I'd let him down, but that didn't make it any easier. All I can do is my best and hope that somehow I can redeem myself in his eyes, though I'm not sure that's possible.

He told me not to contact him any longer unless it was an emergency. What does that mean? What's an emergency to him? When you're on your last breath and your body is going cold? If LA has its way that day may be sooner rather than later. Maybe everyone's right, maybe Batman doesn't want me around anymore.

Anyway, I saw this video and it reminded me of Gotham for some reason. I'm really homesick.



theboiwonder: (Grin)
2009-07-14 07:52 am
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theboiwonder: (Science is fun!)
2009-07-11 03:36 am
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Five Question Meme

1) If you could trade places with anyone you admire in history, who would it be?
James Watson, or maybe Jan Ingenhousz.

2) Would you rather be the smartest, most talented, or most beautiful person in the world (all of the above is not acceptable)?
Smartest.

3) What is your dream house? 
Maybe a manor in the countryside, with a big lab in the basement. Maybe some cats and chickens... yeah, that sounds nice.

4) What pet(s) did you have growing up?
No pets allowed in the Batcave. :( I don't think the bats themselves counted.

5) Would you rather be independently wealthy or be satisfied in a career you love?
Satisfied in a career I love. From what I've seen, wealth definitely doesn't mean happiness.

Okay everyone else do it now too! :D

P.S. Does anyone know how to cure a hangover? Purely for, you know, um, knowledge's sake.
theboiwonder: (Stylin)
2009-07-10 10:44 am

Public Service Announcement

227 words you should NOT USE. I truly think this world will be a better place if we all took note never to use any of these words or phrases.



Thank you.

theboiwonder: (Riddler)
2009-07-10 05:01 am
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Riddler's silver suit

Do you still have this one in the closet, Mr. Nygma?



Your hair looks pretty swell too :D

theboiwonder: (Default)
2009-07-07 07:54 am
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What the heck?

I don't get it, but it's funny anyway!

Next time I get in the Batmobile I'm totally yelling: "Let's Haul A**!" just to see what Batman does.

Batman really doesn't like babies which makes it funnier )


And this one is just weird!!! I don't get it at all! Why do we have tattoos on our backs? Why is Batman blond? Why are there fifty butlers in tight shorts? Why is Batman's cape so shiny? Is that honey he's putting on me?



theboiwonder: (Hurt)
2009-07-07 04:34 am

This sucks!

Quarter to 5 here in LA nd im tryint to type 1handed. why you ask??

Patrolling for teh last 7 hours. caught 3 drugd dealers, 2 prostityes, then saw guy breaking into an apt. biulding. I got a line up and flew up ther and through window and he SHOT AT ME. he had a gun!!! luckily ony grazed my arm but unlike home i have to bandge it muyself. on plus side, half lab being dlvered tomorow. Can finally process some of these sampls

obviously i cant realy type 1 handed so Im going to bed now.

Plus I'm sick frm eatink too much sushi :(
theboiwonder: "Hush" (Smile)
2009-07-06 08:47 pm
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LA is doing at least one thing right

Before I left Gotham, a friend told me I should try the sushi while on the west coast. He said it was waaaay better. I was skeptical, but tonight I tried some since I still have awhile before it gets dark and I can start my patrol.

WOW!!!! Was he ever right! I have a feeling I'm going to be on a sushi diet for a few days here it's so amazingly good. Mmm!!!!
theboiwonder: (Angry2)
2009-07-06 12:07 pm

I hate it here!

Batman is TO'ed... and so am I!

I told him about the conversations I've had with Gotham's ex-pats. I told him about some new criminals here in LA. I showed him that funny picture where they all have afros and Nygma has that hilarious look on his face. I showed him those horrible, horrible pictures Joker showed me regarding me and him and Nightwing and all that grossness.

AND HE GOT MAD AT ME! I mean I knew he would, he's always mad. BUT, then come to find out, he already knew about the pictures!!!!! He'd already seen that website where that person draws that crap! He even mentioned the creepy bunny one specifically -- how embarrassing is that? I asked him why he had never told me and he said he had protective measures on the internet in the Batcave, so that I wouldn't find those kinds of things.

I can't believe he did that! I thought I'd gotten past all that obsessive control-freak stuff he had, but NO. Gosh that makes me so mad I just want to kick the wall or something. I don't know which is worse, that he had seen those horrible pictures, or that he hid them from me.
theboiwonder: (Serene)
2009-07-06 12:37 am

Horizontal vs Vertical

I went on a short patrol just to familiarize myself with my new 'home' some.

LA is proving difficult. I'm used to towering skyscrapers, updrafts, labyrinthine alleys. Gotham is a vertical city and it's easy to swing from building to building. LA is like a big wasteland of stubby, ugly buildings. There's none of the gothic beauty of Gotham here, and so far I don't care for it. I spend more time avoiding being seen than I do watching for crime.

What I will probably do is invest in a motorcycle or something so I can patrol on ground level. In Gotham, we had the advantage of the sky where we could keep a watchful eye on things. Los Angeles is a horizontal city and it's actually a bit unsettling. I feel like a lot of my training is going to waste here.
theboiwonder: (Serene)
2009-07-05 09:21 pm
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Settling in

Batman's information about where all the missing crims had gone was accurate. I won't be able to do a whole lot just yet, as I have no base of operations here nor even a decent lab set up. That doesn't mean I can't patrol and gather information though. Sadly that's all I can do for now.

The biggest question for me is still the same as when I left Gotham: are there no crime-fighters in L.A. except the L.A.P.D.? With a city as rampant in crime as this place is you'd think a masked crusader would have stepped up by now. It's little wonder they've come here, it's like a paradise for them with no Batman or anyone else around.

I'll just do my best. What else can I do?