16 9 / 2014


[Self] “I want adventure in the great wide somewhere”cosplayparadise.net


[Self] “I want adventure in the great wide somewhere”

15 9 / 2014


My Least Favorite Trope (and this post will include spoilers for The Lego Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Matrix, Western Civilization, and—cod help me—Bulletproof Monk*.) is the thing where there’s an awesome, smart, wonderful, powerful female character who by all rights ought to be the Chosen One and the hero of the movie, who is tasked with taking care of some generally ineffectual male character who is, for reasons of wish fulfillment, actually the person the film focuses on. She mentors him, she teaches him, and she inevitably becomes his girlfriend… and he gets the job she wanted: he gets to be the Chosen One even though she’s obviously far more qualified. And all he has to do to get it and deserve it is Man Up and Take Responsibility.

And that’s it. Every god-damned time. The mere fact of naming the films above and naming the trope gives away the entire plot and character arc of every single movie.


15 9 / 2014


While there is a lot of appropriate rage about Ferguson right now, the killing of John Crawford, III is getting less attention than it deserves. I put Shaun King’s tweets and history lesson on the matter in chronological order for easier consumption.


Autopsy and video show John Crawford shot from behind in Wal-Mart

Witness in murder of John Crawford changes story

You really should be following Shaun King on Twitter.

(via desire7)

15 9 / 2014

15 9 / 2014

Anonymous said: I'm a horrible person. I love my friend she is beautiful inside and out I just feel so worried for her health and I was scared to tell her, so I sent her an anon and it made her so upset... I feel like a horrible friend.


You are.

15 9 / 2014


Sigourney Weaver as Ellen Ripley , Alien (1979)

(via nerdspeak)

14 9 / 2014

"Rowling wrote Hermione to eschew stereotypes. She doesn’t end up with the hero; she is never there to function as Harry’s love interest. She prefers Arithmancy to Divination in school. Hermione is also a total badass, despite her prim and proper reputation. (…) So often, female characters are allowed to be aggressive or rebellious, but in exchange are stripped of any traditionally feminine qualities and instead are forced to pick up traditionally masculine traits. However, Hermione is never made to do that. Most notably, she is written to be highly logical AND emotionally expressive, a combination not commonly afforded to most of today’s leading ladies."

13 9 / 2014

(Source: overtheunderpass, via lehibou)

12 9 / 2014


go away Moby…

(Source: max-peck, via comics-tillyoubleed)

12 9 / 2014


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