mpmoralesno:

Community panel from San Diego Comic Con 2014

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sesamestreet:

Doin’ the Pigeon. 

sesamestreet:

Doin’ the Pigeon. 

fuckyeahfelines:

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fuckyeahfelines:

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paulftompkins:

This was quite a journey! I spent the better part of a day going back and forth with a guy that I was not entirely sure was for real at first, then I absolutely got fooled, and then I realized I got fooled. It was fun. And it ended in a way that I felt good about.

It’s pretty much all laid out in the screencaps, But let me elaborate here:

HEY YOUNG MEN! I know it seems like women complain a lot about how they are represented in media, including fiction, and how it seems like they want entertainment tailored specifically to them, and how they seem to want ALL of pop culture to be politically correct or feminist-ized or whatever it is you think they want, but really, what’s happening is that women are tired of seeing garbage women characters in most of our entertainment. And they’re wondering, Would it really be so much trouble to make more realized female characters? You could still have all your CGI and action and science fiction and drama and swords and stuff, but the female characters could be a little more fleshed out and interesting. And the entertainment would still be good and would, in fact, be better.

Guys, instead of  thinking, “Hey, not everything has to be politicized,” try thinking, “I wonder what it would be like for me if the situation were reversed, and how I’d feel if in vast majority of the entertainment I consumed, the male characters were few and far between and then mostly used as talking props & plot devices. I wonder if I’d get kinda tired of that and occasionally I’d say something, even a little joke, just to ease the annoyance a little.”

Fellows. Listen to the women in your lives. Ask them questions. It will change your perspective for the better. Years ago, I got into a brief argument with two female friends of mine about a movie— it does not even matter which movie— that they viewed as sexist and I did not. I couldn;t even fathom how they could see it that way. I tried to argue that it was not sexist. In recounting our discussion to another party, it was pointed out to me that they might have a different viewpoint based on their life experiences, and that it was not for me to tell them that their interpretation was incorrect. And that I was probably getting defensive about it because if the movie was sexist, it followed that my liking it would make me appear sexist. And that’s when I realized that none of this was about me, and maybe I should shut up and listen and try to understand. And also to be more aware of things like this and develop not just my sympathy, but my empathy.

I will only ever be able to empathize so much with women, because my experience as a white male in America is vastly different from that of anyone who is not that. But I can relate to:

  • not being taken seriously
  • not being listened to
  • being dismissed
  • being condescended to
  • having something explained to me that I already understand

And I having had those experiences, I am now more inclined to TRY to understand where someone is coming from if they are telling me they are having a similar experience with our culture.

So guys: just try. You don’t even really have to dig that deep. Think about your own experiences as a person, then apply that to someone else. It gets easier the more you do it, and it makes your life better.

Anyway, I hear Dawn of The Planet of The Apes is pretty good! 

Anonymous said: Any chance of a magic 8 with Tom Hiddleston? I've been anxious pretty frequently lately, and it's been quite surprising to me. I usually keep my cool, but I guess its all the added pressure as of late. Perhaps I need to not take myself so seriously?

calmingbrits:

*Gently pulls out Tom Hiddleston*

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Tom darling, a Magic 8-ball has been requested. 

Calm down Tom, our anon is just feeling a bit anxious. She wants to know if she should take herself less seriously. So we will start you off with some gentle shaking and see if you have any answers for her. Here we go…..

Shake

Sway

A little bit harder now.

And do you have an answer for our anon?

Tom no. I was very gentle with the shaking, what is this reaction?

Oh dear, we seem to have landed upon the find your glorious purpose answer. 

I don’t think this is the answer our anon was looking for, so sorry Thomas, but we are going to have to continue. 

Hold on and shake.

Shake

Shake

Shake

Big finish.

And let us see what answers you have for us Tom.

Tom is this your way of telling our anon that we all need the ability to laugh at ourselves and take ourselves less seriously at times?

So wise, even when you’ve been vigorously shaken. 

Thank you. Here have some tea and cookies and go rest and restore yourself kind sir. 

pinkmnss:

Get to Know Me Meme - [1/16] favorite female characters

Tina Belcher » ”Dad, if you believe you’re beautiful, you will be. I did.”

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calumet412:

Beach at Diversey and the lake, Lincoln Park, 1915, Chicago.
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calumet412:

Beach at Diversey and the lake, Lincoln Park, 1915, Chicago.

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uispeccoll:

We had a request to feature more media fanzines, so here is a box, chosen at random, from the incredible Mariellen “Ming” Wathne Fanzine Collection (MsC 313).  [Read about the AMAZING collection here!]

This particular box includes Beauty and the Beast and B&tB crossover fanzines dating from 1988-1992.  Beauty and the Beast was a CBS show from 1987-1990 starring Linda Hamilton and Ron Pearlman with George R. R. Martin as a writer and producer!

Stop by and read!

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jessethorn:

lisahanawalt:

I was trying to think about what toy I’d want, if I collected action figures. I’d definitely want one of these James Herriots, with castration and birthing equipment included!

All Creatures Great and Small. Emphasis on the GREAT.

jessethorn:

lisahanawalt:

I was trying to think about what toy I’d want, if I collected action figures. I’d definitely want one of these James Herriots, with castration and birthing equipment included!

All Creatures Great and Small. Emphasis on the GREAT.

fallontonight:

ICYMI: Jimmy took some time to finish his Thank You Notes

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nbcparksandrec:

adamscottblog:

Interests of Ben Wyatt

Ben’s a complex man.

nbcparksandrec:

adamscottblog:

Interests of Ben Wyatt

Ben’s a complex man.

hoardingwithcuratorialintent:

William Morris
tulip and willow

hoardingwithcuratorialintent:

William Morris

tulip and willow

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