Obsessive Much?

henleyyreeves:

“A lady’s got to have handcuffs, right girls?”


A lady has to have handcuffs, right, girls?
A lady has to have handcuffs, right, girls?

oswn-oswld:

Now You See Me (2013)

First rule of magic: always be the smartest person in the room.

turdlewexler:

On the importance of Magical Girl Heroines & Weaponized Femininity: 

Let me start by saying that officially speaking, Sailor Moon is older than I am. I started watching while living in Singapore while I was four, so I definitely came in around the end of Sailor Moon R and watched Sailor Moon S despite the fact that it was played in Japanese with Chinese subtitles. When I moved back to the States, Sailor Moon started being released and aired in sub and dub form and being young and happy to actually hear a language I understood with a show I already liked, I watched the dubs. They’re not the shining star of any animated dub, but I went back several times as I got older, and rewatched the series, in dubs, in subs, all 200 episodes. I changed my self-identified scout, I understood what got cut out of the show, what was censored, I went back and relived my crush on Tuxedo Mask again…and again. In terms of “formative  media” Sailor Moon is probably near the top of the list. I still have the sticker book I had when I was 5/6 that has a page dedicated to these magical girls, and they’ve been with me a lot longer than almost anything else, including Harry Potter, Avatar: the Last Airbender, and most other narratives, superhero, fantasy, or otherwise. 

When I got the chance last year, I showed one of my girl cousins (who was twelve) the first episode of Sailor Moon. She came back to me about a week or so later and was maybe thirty episodes into the series, bursting with excitement over everything and every one. 

I stopped to think about how much that meant to me. Then I thought a little harder. One of my best friends gave me an opportunity to cosplay as Sailor Scouts, and I leapt at the chance. I accidentally stumbled across the newer series Puella Magi Madoka Magica, and marathoned all twelve episodes. Then I made my best friend watch it.

Why does Mahou Shoujo stick with us? The show I loved when I was six is something I love when I’m twenty, and something my cousin who is a tween also loves. For that matter, Puella Magi is, essentially, an update of the classic Magical Girl story, with some genre subversions thrown in. What makes magical girls so important? 

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pleatedjeans:

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Interviewer: is that how you pick up girls?

Bradley: I actually pick up girls with various displays of origami.

Interviewer: You do not.

Bradley: Yes, I do. It’s quite a famous tactic here in England. The better you are at origami, the more women you attract.

Interviewer: And you’re sure it’s not because they recognise you from the show?

Colin: Well, generally they’re too distracted by the origami.

Bradley: Yes. My house is origami. I’ve got a car that I drove here today that is made from origami.

Interviewer: It must be very environmentally friendly.

Bradley: Yeah, big time.

Interviewer: Alright, Colin, coming back to Merlin - do you believe in magic?

Colin: After watching Bradley drive around in his origami car, I believe in everything.

Interviewer: Okay. Do you own anything origami?

Colin: No, I’m an origami wannabe. I’ve actually started up a support group because some people have a deficiency in their systems where they can’t actually fold things. I’m a part of that group, and it seems to affect people from Northern Ireland. Anyone prone to paper cuts shouldn’t even enter the origami game. It’s a rough industry and certainly if you don’t have thick skin, you’re going to lose.

Interviewer: Let us guess, we’re your first interview of the day, aren’t we?

Colin: Yes!

Interviewer: And this is how you like to start your day?

Bradley: …I usually start my day with origami.

Best interview ever!!! (via bittsandstuff)
cosmicparasite:

s-l-o-w-l-y-d-y-i-n-g:

pyric:

this is so accurate help

OH MY FUCKING GOD SAME JFC H E LP

200% accurate

cosmicparasite:

s-l-o-w-l-y-d-y-i-n-g:

pyric:

this is so accurate help

OH MY FUCKING GOD SAME JFC
H E LP

200% accurate

kittens have their first sips of water [x]

So, there’s the Bechdel test.

I’ve got another test that works just as well. The Sexy Lamp test. If you can take out a female character and replace her with a sexy lamp, YOU’RE A FUCKING HACK.

Kelly Sue DeConnick, at ECCC’s ‘From Victim to Hero’ panel. (via brokenblumenkind)

*sob*

(via ilikelookingatnakedmen)

darksidebeatdown:

wasp33:

There are two types of squirrels

I WASNT EXPECTING THATXD

darksidebeatdown:

wasp33:

There are two types of squirrels

I WASNT EXPECTING THAT
XD