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Serena, 19. Cinema, literature, and art are my favorite things.

schrutedwights said: After you receive this you must share 5 random facts about yourself and then copy and send to your ten favorite followers :)

Oh god, I have absolutely no desire to send this to 10 other people, but I’ll hit this shit anyway, I got time.

  • I had a wet dream the other night about Earl Sweatshirt and I still don’t know how I feel about this, he looked good though.
  • I drink like 2-3 liters of water every day, but I still think I should drink more water, like, you can never really have enough water unless you’re about to die from like, water poisoning or something then maybe you’ve had enough water.
  • I start college in the spring ‘cause I need the fall to develop my post-graduation aesthetic, it’s gonna blow minds.
  • I’m 5’5” and 3/4 which is basically 5’6” and I hate it ‘cause I feel like that’s such an average height; too tall to be a spinner, too short for the runway.
  • My ISP threatened to shut off my service if I don’t stop illegally downloading movies, so there’s not gonna be any new gifs for awhile. Basic films until further notice, I don’t make the rules.

this is probably not what you had in mind, I’m so sorry

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In ‘87, Huey released this, Fore, their most accomplished album. I think their undisputed masterpiece is “Hip to be Square”, a song so catchy, most people probably don’t listen to the lyrics. But they should, because it’s not just about the pleasures of conformity, and the importance of trends, it’s also a personal statement about the band itself.

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fohk:

“Love, shall we deny it when it visits us - shall we not take what we are given?”
The New World (2005)Terrence Malick

fohk:

Love, shall we deny it when it visits us - shall we not take what we are given?”

The New World (2005)
Terrence Malick

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Lana Del Rey “Ultraviolet White” 
Photograph by Neil Krug

Lana Del Rey “Ultraviolet White”

Photograph by Neil Krug

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garykingoftheworld:

Ya know something interesting about the Marvel/DC ‘rivalry’ on tumblr?

Everyone acts like DC is this super regressive company compared to Marvel when DC really did more progressive stuff first and is still doing so.

Women as heroes?
DC’s had Wonder Woman as one of their three major heroes forever, but everyone ignores that because “But she doesn’t have a movie yet” (more on that later)

While Marvel can claim the first black hero in comics with Black Panther, DC actually had heroes talking explicitly about race with John Stewart and Hal Jordan, and did a lot of issues with progressiveism and liberalism vs convsativism in the Green Arrow/Green Lantern series (including a black person calling out Hal on how little he did to fight oppression on earth as he did the rest of the universe), and Green Arrow and Hawkeye arguing politics was a common thread of their time on the JLA together.

Black Lightning was the first African-American superhero with no criminal record (Luke Cage did get his powers in prison, it’s kinda stereotypical)

DC itself actually funded and published Milestone comics, a comics company entirely devoted to more diverse comics. If you’ve ever heard of Static you owe DC comics.

Marvel has never had anything even remotely equivalent.

When it comes to LGBT stuff, DC comics had a lesbian Batwoman and a lesbian woman taking over from a male hero in The Question.
While not a hero explicitly DC has a transwoman supporting character in Batgirl. (And I’m not even counting the trans characters in Vertigo books.)
It has Alan Scott being gay inthe Nu52 continuity, 
I know Grace Choi was bisexual pre-reboot (I don’t know the current status)
Had a gay black teen hero in the Superboy & the Ravers comic in the 90s, as well as the character of Obsidian who was a major supporting character in the JSA.

The idea of characters of color or a different gender taking the place of legacy characters is nothing new for DC.
Like I mentioned, a lesbian Latin@ became the Question, there was an asian woman hero Doctor Light, a black woman Doctor Midnight, a Latina became the new Wildcat.

Now I mentioned I’d get back to movies later on and, let’s look at DC & Marvels movies in terms of ethnicity here, most notably the recent casting rumors.

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson basically said he’d be playing Shazam.
Shazam, a previously white hero, played by a Black & Samoan man.

Aquaman, if rumors are to be believed, will be played by Jason Momoa.
Aquaman, a white blonde haired, blue eyed hero, played by a Samoan man.

Meanwhile over at Marvel….Well Falcon and Rhodey get to exist, but they’re up to this point still just little more than sidekicks to the white heroes in the movies.
Marvel makes a movie about a superhero team and goes “Yeah, everyone is still white as they were in the 1960s.” 
DC looks at their superhero team and says “We need to make the team more diverse, even if it means changing the race of the heroes” and people act like they’re some super regressive company.


I’m fine with folks preferring one company over the other.
I’m fine with folks being excited Marvel is having legacy characters change race and/or gender with who gets to pick up the legacy.

But as a lifelong comic fan it’s kinda annoying to see people praising Marvel as super progressive for doing shit DC did in the 80s and still does to this day.

Especially when with Marvel it’s coming across far more as a blatant publicity grabs.

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Christina Ricci in Buffalo ‘66 (1998) dir. Vincent Gallo

Christina Ricci in Buffalo ‘66 (1998) dir. Vincent Gallo

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