Classic Soul

anonymous asked:

can you expound more on why you dislike the term manic pixie dream girl? just curious

Well, it was originally a phrase coined by a guy to describe a female character he didn’t like. He later apologised for inventing the term, feeling it had gotten too far out of hand, but-

- I think the damage had already been done, because now it’s used as rather boring, unthinking shorthand to describe ‘a female who is too quirky/too excitable/loves life to the extent it rubs off on those around her’. None of which, I think, makes a bad character. But I’ve heard everyone from Amy Pond to Disney’s Rapunzel to Clementine from Eternal Sunshine of The Spotless Mind called a Manic Pixie Dream Girl. It’s as pointless as the term ‘Mary Sue’. Actually, I think the writer Zoe Kazan said it best - “It’s a way of describing female characters that’s reductive and diminutive, and I think basically misogynist….I think that to lump together all individual, original quirky women under that rubric is to erase all difference.” I mean…Maria a Manic Pixie Dream Girl? Come on!

Besides - lemme take a page out of this article’s book. Say there’s this girl. She’s poor and hard-done-by but she remains optimistic. She’s a talented artist, as well. She has some weird quirks, like drawing prostitutes and sleeping under the stars. Also, she’s blonde and attractive and smiles a lot. When she embarks on a forbidden love affair, she tries to get the other person to loosen up and have fun and break the rules a little. God, what a manic pixie dream girl and unrealistic character! I just described Jack from Titanic.

As I’ve mentioned before my fellow St. Berrians

We’re living in our own AU where the fics CAME TRUE! Even if for some inexplicable reason they’re tricking us, we will forever have the image of St. Berry all dressed up (please be The Tony’s), looking so happy they’re smiling their beautiful faces off, HOLDING HANDS, PREGNANT!RACHEL, ALL IN THE FUTURE WHERE THEY ARE BOTH WEARING RINGS ON THE WEDDING FINGER!!!!!!!

If this is a bait and switch, it is the most ridicuosly elaborate one I have ever witnessed.

My headcanon of POWER+COUPLE!11! Broadway St. Berry married and expecting they’re BABY! since Season 1 is now complete with this single picture alone.

No one will take it away from me, I’m taking this to my grave and afterlife.

I can’t believe I’m getting this visual crossed off my bucket list.

*Hold you all so tight your organs hate me*

when i have a crush on someone i can never tell if they have a mutual crush on me or if i’m just noticing and exaggerating every bit of attention i’m getting from them and amplifying it into something it’s not

so today I called customer support for my mac
  • Me:The disk won't eject I've tried ejecting it like twelve hundred times.
  • Customer-support-guy:Okay have you tried ejecting it from the desktop?
  • Me:I can't- the computer's frozen.
  • CSG:Uhm, okay- uh- Jeez this is so not my division.
  • Me:. . .
  • Me:What did you just say?
  • CSG:Have you tried turning it-
  • Me:Did you just quote Sherlock?
  • CSG:. . .
  • CSG:. . .
  • CSG:You watch-
  • *two minutes later the disk is running smoothly*
  • CSG:So which episode are you watching?
  • Me:The Great Game.
  • CSG:Oh my god I'd sell my sister to sleep with Andrew Scott.
  • Me:Is there some way I can tip you or something?
Go for it

1. The meaning behind my URL

2. A picture of me

3. Why I love my bestfriend

4. Last time I cried and why

5. Piercings I have

6. Favorite Band

7. Biggest turn off(s)

8. Top 5 (insert subject)

9. Tattoos I want

10. Biggest turn on(s)

11. Age

12. Ideas of a perfect date

13. Life goal(s)

14. Piercings I want

15. Relationship status

16. Favorite movie

17. A fact about my life

18. Phobia

19. Middle name

20. Anything you want to ask

I edit the look of my blog whenever you edit my feelings.

leo dying at ravi’s speed quiz answer ~__~
(hongbin wanted you to say “gopchang” ravi…………)

Daily Haikyuu Reminder

Not only does Yama scoring a point with his serve make the team this excited

but the two guys off the court too are so ridiculously pumped up that Suga and Ennoshita need to physically restrain them omfg