ephemeralia: do i move you, are you willing? Lyric: Do I Move You, Nina Simone
In working on my book, I went to Rwanda in 2004 to interview women who had borne...– “The Legitimate Children of Rape” - Andrew Solomon on the historical relationship between rape and pregnancy: http://nyr.kr/RsAKyQ (via newyorker) Shattering. (via alexandrahamilton)
Ciji The Geek: palaceoffunk: endquestionmark: let... →
palaceoffunk: endquestionmark: let me just catalogue names for benedict cumberbatch, as seen in the notes of this post rinkydink curdlesnoot benny calmthefuckdownbach ben (no points for guessing which fandom this one was in) blundersbonersandhijinks “this salty ass rat looking… Sorry not sorry
naomi winecat: '10 Honest Thoughts On Being Loved... →
sourcedumal: sweetdeltablues: 10 HONEST THOUGHTS ON BEING LOVED BY A SKINNY BOY Rachel Wiley 1. I say, ‘I am fat.’ He says ‘No, you are beautiful.’ I wonder why I cannot be both. He kisses me hard. 2. My college theater professor once told me that despite my talent, I would never…
Boring white liberals are boring.
Nothing you have said is new, or interesting, or even funny, siiiiiiiiigh.
captainrobocop: Every time Mitch McConnell talks I hope that he will announce that he is coming out as a snapping turtle. He shouldn’t have to hide what he really is in his heart.
Stoya™: Stoya Loves Bad Ideas →
stoya: I’m about to do something that is probably a terrible idea. I’m about to talk about STIs. I’m not a doctor. I am familiar with how things said on the internet are quoted out of context or read without full comprehension. I feel like these things need to be said anyway. The way that I see it,…
Claire: I don't quite understand this dream. Is this a kiki?
Loki: No. This is an intervention. Sit down.
Bane: You're attracted to power and strength and evil. It will only lead to your destruction.
Claire: C'mon, I'm attracted to you because you're attractive. Be real.
Loki: No, you be real. You're rationalizing. This is serious business.
Bane: Our kind doesn't deserve you. We're Villains. We don't do pocketsquares or froyo.
Loki: Speak for yourself, I practically live at pinkberry.
Claire: Yeah, you spill that T, honey.
Loki: For the last time, this is not a kiki! Look, there are totally passable Good Guys here. Take Captain America, for example.
Claire: Would that I could. Way out of my league.
Loki: Yeah, well. Get your act together and maybe you could.
Bane: Loki that's not fair. He's like, the perfect man.
Loki: You wanted a kiki and now you've got a kiki, alright? I'm dishing desserts. If you can't handle the T, you shouldn't have come.
Claire: I guess I only thought I wanted a kiki...
Bane: Everybody does, honey. Everybody does.
mirroringlight asked: 6, 31, 49, 56
We have big plans for a grassroots, girl power, teenage girl movement of youth...– Tobi Vail, from Jigsaw #4 (1991) as printed in Alison Piepmeier’s Girl Zines (via sister-bell)
I am, and ever will be, a white-socks, pocket-protector, nerdy engineer, born...– Neil Armstrong (via david) Neil Armstrong loved charts. RIP. (via ilovecharts)
These are actually really intriguing.
1: Could you go the rest of your life without smoking a cigarette?
2: Are you single/taken/heartbroken/confused?
3: What if I told you that you were pretty?
4: Ever been told “it’s not you, it’s me”?
5: Are you interested in anyone right now?
6: What are you looking forward to in the next week?
7: Do you want to be single?
8: Did you go out or stay in last night?
9: How late did you stay up last night?
10: Can you recall the last time you realized you liked someone a lot?
11: Last three things you had to drink?
12: Have you pretended to like someone?
13: Have you ever told somebody you loved them and not actually meant it?
14: Honestly, has anyone seen you in your underwear in the past 3 months?
15: Is it hard for you to get over someone?
16: Think back five months ago, were you single?
17: What were you doing at 12:30 this afternoon?
18: Hold hands with anyone this week?
19: Could you go for the rest of your life without drinking alcohol?
20: What would you name your future daughter?
21: Do you miss anyone?
22: Have you kissed three or more people in one night?
23: Did your last kiss take place in/on a bed?
24: Are you good at hiding your feelings?
25: Have you ever cried from being so mad?
26: Who did you last see in person?
27: Are you listening to music right now?
28: What is something you currently want right now?
29: What is the last thing you said out lot?
30: How is your heart lately?
31: Do you wear the hood on your hoodie?
32: Are you wearing socks?
33: What do people call you?
34: Will you talk to the person you like tonight?
35: Are there any stressful situations in your life?
36: Who did you last share a bed with?
37: Did you do something bad today?
38: When was the last time a member of the opposite sex hugged you?
39: Do you get stressed out easily?
40: Will you sing today?
41: Have you ever wanted to tell someone something but didn’t?
42: Who do you go to when you need to talk to someone?
43: Have you ever been taken to the emergency room in an ambulance?
44: What are you listening to right now?
45: What is wrong with you right now?
46: What is on your wrists right now?
47: Where did you get the shirt/sweatshirt you’re wearing?
48: What do you like better: hot chocolate or hot apple cider?
49: Do you make wishes at 11:11?
50: Are you a good artist?
51: Love really is a beautiful thing huh?
52: Do you miss the way things were six months ago?
53: Ever been on a golf cart?
54: Do you have trust issues?
55: Ever stayed up all night on the phone, with who?
56: Do you own something from Hot Topic?
57: Do you use chap stick?
58: Have you ever slapped someone in the face?
59: Do you have a little sister?
60: Have you ever been to New York?
61: Think of the last person who said I love you, do you think they meant it?
62: Have you hugged someone within the last week?
63: What were you doing at midnight last night?
64: Have you ever regretted kissing someone?
65: Is there one person in your life that can always make you smile?
66: Were your last three kisses from the same person?
67: Have you kissed anyone in the last five days?
68: Would you rather sleep with someone else or alone?
69: Will next Friday be a good one?
the fact that “love your body” rhetoric shifts the responsibility for body...– on “loving your body” thank youuu (via invinciblemonsters) HOW HAD I NEVER PUT THIS TOGETHER BEFORE. (via fursasaida)
Poem Ending With Some Advice | Heather Christle
whiskey-robot: I want to live in the rectangle it lights me up I swear it is the nothing I have never seen before reject this weather I said to myself and fucked it out of existence thank you for coming I am happy to see you it is nice to see you from across the prophylactic lake here is my advice if you want to...
What I hate when people talk about "Millennials"
irishmexi: Pretty much fucking everything. Starting with this quote, “We just think nobody truly understands them yet.” from that Atlantic article, like we’re an undiscovered tribe from deep in the amazon, and ending with pretty much every tiny thing people are trying to find out about us as if we’re really that much different than any other fucking generation on the planet. We are not the...
Another Important Question of the Day Answered
neil-gaiman: Mr. Gaiman, I am having a very hard time deciding between two books, both from Barnes and noble’s classics collection. One is your own, “American Gods”, and the other is the collection of Ernest Hemingway. Seeing as, to the best of my knowledge, only one of you two fine gentlemen is currently able to answer this question, to settle my dispute I will ask you. Which of you two would...
we who are your closest friends feel the time has come to tell you that...– We Who Are Your Closest Friends- Phillip Lopate
Feminism is for everybody: bell hooks
ebookcollective: melissa-peterson: Feminism Is for Everybody is written by bell hooks and it’s available in PDF form here. Alternatively it is available in .MOBI form here.
captainrobocop: theatlanticvideo: The Anger Behind the Story “It is, I think, a properly angry essay,” writes Atlantic editor-in-chief James Bennet at the beginning of the September issue, referring to Ta-Nehisi Coates’s article on President Obama. Coates’s article — called “Fear of a Black President” — looks back at Obama’s 2008 campaign, and his pledge to reckon with race. In this...
Hold a blueberry muffin in your fist and punch him in the mouth.– 10 Shades of Stupid: Cosmo’s Worst BDSM Tips but what if it’s apple cinnamon, everyone likes apple cinnamon, or pumpkin muffin and you cut his ear off
Remember that the universe has bigger plans for you than those you have for...– Babble: Fish sticks, Ghetto cupcakes and 4,319 Words. | Bassey’s World: (via shana—e) For the anon that asked me how I deal with da haters. At the risk of sounding too woo woo (because I have my moments), I found this quote to be most helpful because more often than not those unkind words are...
TODAY'S ATTEMPT AT WRITING DISCIPLINE
mariadahvanaheadley: Writer, right thyself. Not by rote. Not by rite. By writing. Write now.
bluelightseven replied to your link: The uterus is a sinister, lurking presence in the dark places of the earth. Its favorite diet is adventures, but its insatiable appetite is tempered by its fear of light. No uterus has ever been seen by the light of day, and few have survived its fearsome jaws to tell the tale. A uterus bit my sister once! Oh no, did she survive?
cestlaquelleestvivante replied to your quote: “And I love you natural hair. It’s just… yesss. I… I’ll digitally rage with you. Also, I’ll show this to her since we’re gchatting. Raaaaaaaaaage rage raaage. Ugh. Also there is a kid on my friend’s facebook page who does not believe police brutality exists, and that the police are trustworthy and reliable witness in cases involving...
rgr-pop: Spontaneous, decentered, and multivocal, gossip is antithetical to developmental narrative. It seizes details and hyperbolizes their importance; it defies the notion of information as property. Gossip exemplifies both antinarrative and antirepresentational strategies that dehierarchize linear narrative accounts, both orientalist and nationalist, with a popular, multiple record of very...
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And I love you natural hair. It’s just… yesss. I just love Black women. In fact,...– Sh*t One White Girl Said to Luvvie, Chescaleigh, Nicole and Tina at BlogHer | Awesomely Luvvie NINA. Where are you so I can flip out about this to you, why did you leave me for Obama?? We could be drinking wine and have rage black outs together and then watch DRAG U.
A Short History of Big Boi's Kate Bush Obsession |... →
THIS IS THE BEST ARTICLE EVER.
dream hampton: I began my writing career calling... →
dreamhampton1: I began my writing career calling out Dr Dre for his misogyny. My friendship with Jay Z began when I reviewed Reasonable Doubt and called Jay out for his hyper-capitalism . I was not ‘calling out’ Nas by telling the truth about Stic writing whole bars (ne songs) on Untitled. I was telling a truth…