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bradcpu
01 September 2027 @ 07:00 pm
All of my vids can be found on LJ via the list below, by clicking on the vid tag, or at my site. I'm also on You Tube, AO3, and Tumblr.

EDIT: As of April 28, 2015, all file download links are dead.

Every vid I"ve ever made, with LJ linksCollapse )

Thanks for watching!
 
 
 
bradcpu
21 May 2015 @ 05:57 pm
I just wanted to say thank you for all of the words of encouragement during my vidding and website trouble.

Everything's still offline, but thanks to all of you I was able to finish a Club Vivid vid for this year's Vividcon and am planning to submit a premiere. It helped to unplug for a while, delete some of my social media accounts, etc. I'm hoping to find a permanent place for my vids some time this summer.

In the meantime, seriously, thank you.

Now a random top 10 list. Because everyone loves top 10 lists, right? OK, maybe not so random - I'm thinking of requesting this for Festivids this year so I wanted to have some links handy.

So yeah. Here's a countdown of my 10 favorite Epic Rap Battles so far. (Disclaimer: If you're unfamiliar, this is a silly web series about cultural icons insulting each other. So expect a bit of profanity and a lot of tastelessness, if witty, well-researched tastelessness. Never has so much creative brilliance gone into something so stupid.)

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Her highest callingCollapse )

No time to read reviewsCollapse )

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Turning heaven a profitCollapse )

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bradcpu
28 April 2015 @ 12:08 am
My webhost pulled the plug on bradcpu.com this week. They claimed I was only authorized to use the site for html files, not for any sort of media files... which was news to me.

Long story short, all of my vid download links are dead and all of my vid banners and such are gone. People have offered hosting (thank you!) but I don't have the time and energy - or commitment to fandom/vidding - at the moment to try to move everything somewhere new and update a decade of links.

I'll say something if that ever changes.
 
 
 
bradcpu
21 March 2015 @ 08:11 am
I'm not sure if anyone still reads this site but I just wanted to write through this in hopes of finding a path to the other side.

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I'm not sure where to go from here. Another hobby? I'd hate doing that because vidding brings me so much joy in so many ways.

I just can't see a way through.
 
 
 
bradcpu
28 January 2015 @ 01:43 pm


Length: 3:27
Fandom: Romeo + Juliet (1996)
Song/Artist: "Can't Stop" by Red Hot Chili Peppers
Made for milly as part of Festivids 2014.
A03 / Tumblr

Originally posted here.


Yes, I did make an anonymous Romeo and Juliet vid for my wife. Yes, I am that cheesy. Who said I wasn't?

Download as a 90mb zipped AVI

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bradcpu
24 December 2014 @ 02:18 pm
Vids made in 2014 by date of completion

January
Perfect Day (Demolition Man)
Moonlight (Sleepy Hollow)

March
In the Dark (Sleepy Hollow)

May
No Sunlight (Motorama)

June
Happy (Cosmos: A Spacetime Odyssey)

October
My Own Worst Enemy (Buffy the Vampire Slayer)

Just six? Really? I am surprised. Then again, it's been a pretty stressful year and I actually made vids. So yay.

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Previous years
2013
2012
(nothing in 2011)
2010
2009
2008
2007
2006
 
 
 
bradcpu
24 September 2014 @ 10:45 am
Tagged by cyren_2132

** List 10 books that had an impact on you, off the top of your head, and tag some people to do it as well. **

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bradcpu
31 August 2014 @ 11:20 pm
Swiped from lots of people, most recently elipie

Give me a number (or several) and I will answer!

1. Describe your comfort zone—a typical you-vid.
2. Is there a genre or style you've yet to try your hand at, but really want to?
3. Is there a genre or style you wouldn't touch with a ten foot pole?
4. How many vid ideas are you nurturing right now? Care to share one of them?
5. Share one of your strengths.
6. Share one of your weaknesses.
7. Point to a section from one of your favorite vids you've made and explain why you're proud of it.
8. Which vid was the hardest to make?
9. Which vid was the easiest to make?
10. Is vidding your passion or just a fun hobby?
11. Is there a section of canon above all others that inspires you just a little bit more?
12. What's the best vidding advice you've ever come across?
13. What's the worst vidding advice you've ever come across?
14. If you only could vid one show/movie for the rest of your life, which show/movie would it be?
15. Do you work mostly from start to finish, or do you vid sections out of order?
16. Do you use any tools, like clip notes or storyboards?
17. Stephen King once said that his muse is a man who lives in the basement. Do you have a muse?
18. Describe your perfect vidding conditions.
19. How many times do you usually revise your vid before posting?
20. Choose a section from one of your earlier vids and talk about whether and how you'd do it differently now. (Person sending the ask is free to make suggestions).
21. If you were to revise one of your older vids from start to finish, which would it be and why?
22. Have you ever deleted one of your published vids?
23. What do you look for in a beta?
24. Do you beta yourself? If so, what kind of beta are you?
25. How do you feel about collaborations?
26. Share three of your favorite vidders and why you like them so much.
27. Do you accept prompts?
28. Do you take liberties with canon or are you very strict about your vids being canon compliant?
29. How do you feel about smut?
30. How do you feel about crack?
31. Which is your favorite site for posting vids?
32. Talk about your current vids in progress.
33. Talk about a comment or review that made your day.
34. Do you ever get rude reviews and how do you deal with them?
 
 
 
bradcpu


Length: 2:45
Fandom: Buffy the Vampire Slayer
Song/Artist: "My Own Worst Enemy" by Lit
A Buffy Jonathan vid made for my arch-enemy, me Eli.
AO3 / Tumblr

elipie won the Polka Slayer guessing contest last year and asked for a Jonathan vid. It was supposed to be a vidlet but it took a while. So, vid.

Thanks to kuwdora and milly for their help and encouragement.

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bradcpu
14 August 2014 @ 01:55 pm
Just too mired in the post-con blues to do it.

Short version: The people were great, and I had a lot of fun when my issues would allow me to have fun. Otherwise I just tried not to rain on too many parades.

The creativity and discussions were inspiring, and con organizers continue to pull off miracles each year under some pretty demanding circumstances.