Unmei.nu was purchased in mid-November of the year 2000, and Empty Movement was launched before the domain even had a splash page. In February of 2002, the site moved from unmei.nu/utena to its own domain, ohtori.nu.
In November 2002, the site entered a hiatus where it was temporarily given to a friend of mine. In 2003, however, I met Yasha, and she offered to split the work with me, which had prior to that been just too much. Since then, the site's been back under our control and grown even more. We don't anticipate ever putting our baby away.
Because Shoujo Kakumei Utena is the best damn anime in the history of anime. In fact, the degree to which it rises above its humble medium makes calling it anime insulting. If Utena was a novel, you'd be studying it in college.
Hello, my name is Giovanna. (That is in fact my name, what're you going to do with it, huh?) I live in Homestead, Florida, with...well let's not hold that against me, shall we? I like anything you can do in a bed, including sleeping, screwing, eating, using my laptop, and reading. I especially enjoy various combinations of the above. Yasha owes her love of Manhattan to me, I was the original, dammit. I WAS DANCING TO RECORDS OF 'NEW YORK, NEW YORK' WHEN I WAS THREE YEARS OLD.
Hurrah for me! I'm as old as my tongue and older than my teeth, and I work in an office with a bunch of people that I really, really like. Hell, I can shake my fists at them and all they do is shake back! I have no pets, since my dearest darling cat, Pasha, died, and I am in possession of one roommate who considers us to be codependent familiars and says that living with me is like playing an eternal game of Calvinball.
I think that's just about the nicest compliment I've ever been given. I like good music, good food, booze, and sex; also, I am in love with Manhattan. Fun fact: Yasha gets called beautiful in Manhattan but doesn't get a second look anywhere else. My name, of course, is not actually Yasha, but I'm not telling you what my real name is. Apparently I come off as arrogant and bitter a lot, which is really funny because most of the time, I'm just really, really happy. Part of that is because of my bestest best friend in the entire world, Gio. I'm so happy to be me.
• domain: .nu
• hosting: HyTek hosting, LLC (ohtori.nu)
• built with: Dreamweaver (various versions) & Arachnophilia
• picture editor: Adobe Photoshop (various versions)
• FTP access: Filezilla
• scanned gallery images: Canon CanoScan N656U
• DVD screencaps: Yamaha DVD-ROM & InterVideo WinDVD 2k
• .wav files in LLOM: Creative SoundBlaster Live! packaged software
• MP3 files: ripped with CDex 1.5 beta 7, downloadable at download.com
• mp3 player for skins in multimedia: Winamp 2.x