*remember he is joking*

When people tell stories about how their parents beat them, it’s always interesting to see their face change because they expected me to say “me too lol” but I instead say “I’m really sorry. You didn’t deserve that”
Last time a co worker who also has West Indian parents was telling me in a joking way how he remembers being beaten with a belt because lied about his report card. As he was laughing it off and saying he deserved it, I just said “wow that’s awful hun. You didn’t deserve that.” And his whole face changed. Like it hadn’t occurred to him that it’s messed up that a part of remembering his childhood is remembering how badly it hurt to be beaten so badly at such a young age.
Another time I had a friend, non West Indian parents, who talked about how she made a mess on a dress that her parents got her. It was really expensive apparently and she spilled red juice on it. She talked about how she was ordered to take the dress of and was beaten with a belt too without any clothes on. And she was laughing and said “I was a bad ass kid lol” and I said “no hun you were just a kid”. And she looked at me and immediately stopped laughing and just sat there like “yea…I was just a kid. I don’t know why they did that to me”
My mom was raised in a household where she was beaten so badly….I just don’t understand how she is so loving now growing up in a home where she got so little love. They called it discipline, but once she became a social worker she began to see that it was abuse. That she grew up terrified of her parents, although they thought it was respect that my mom felt. It was fear.
We have to get comfortable challenging what is often seen as cultural norms. We have to be a generation of people who are not ashamed to say “I would never beat my child”.

VOLTRON SEASON 3 WAS SO GOOD WHAT THE  F U C K 

  • THERE WERE SO MANY FUCKING GOOD PLOT TWISTS 
  • Klance moments???? Like???? hhhhhAHH
    • “Hey man” 
    • Lance supporting leader Keith :^) 
    • that moment in episode 3 when everyone’s lions got technical problems and they were separated. And how Lance and Keith found each other and had this good, soft talk about Keith’s leadership and the situation… 
    • when Lance came into Keith’s room to talk about his role on the team, and it was so soft, and i cried, and they supported each other,, and then they smiled at each other and like, oh man…. 
    • Lance’s “I got you, buddy!” to Keith when they were fighting Auxia (that blue general) 
    • they just.. supported each other, it was so good
    • they’re becoming friends and I’m emotional
  • SNIPER LANCE IS CANON THIS IS NOT A DRILL 
  • HUNK?? I’M SO GLAD ABOUT HUNK’S CHARACTERIZATION AND EVERYTHING
    • there were no fat jokes, I think?? I don’t remember any 
    • he was so smart???? ?? HE WAS PRETTY MUCH EVEN SMARTER THAN HE WAS IN SEASON 1, AND JUST.. i’m tearing up, I’m so proud 
  • SHIRO IS BACK AND SAFE 
    • although I must admit, he cannot catch a dARN break
    • we saw long-haired Shiro
    • he has this fresh new look™ 
    • also he’s proud of Keith
    • there’s something weird about him tho 👀👀👀 some suspitious stuff, i’d say 👀 like….. is this our Shiro?
    • but nah, shhhhh, he’s safe and good, let me be happy for now
    • (this is not our Shiro, fuck)
  • THE GALRA GENERALS hoLY SHIT i’m in love
    • I’m not even sure which one’s my fave…… they’re all so good
    • EZOR’S SO CUTE and just, damn
    • THEY’RE ALL SO GOOD 
  • ok so Lotor’s actually pretty interesting?? like damn, what’s he plannin
    • also he’s pretty observant?? like, he noticed that paladins had some problems with piloting Lions etc. etc. darn
  • THE ORIGINAL PALADINS EPISODE
    • Listen, the whole flashback episode was so good?? fuckin darn it 
    • I 👏 LOVE 👏 THE 👏 ORIGINAL 👏 PALADINS 👏 (Blue is so similar to Lance i’m vnjvbhfd)
    • Zarkon seemed like actually a good guy! (that is.. until ya know) 
    • listen I…… so many fucking good stuff happened, I can’t even comprehend it 
    • Zarkon got scared of a cat nvjvhbvdjn
    • ALLURA’S MOTHER
    • BABY  A L L U R A 
    • THE WHOLE VOLTRON ORIGIN STORY WHAT THE FUCK 
    • Haggar…….. like.. holy shit
  • They fucking went to alternate reality (man, that episode was fucked up but like, good?? oh my god) 
    • Alteans and the plot twist boiii
    • Empress Allura 
  • SVEN and SLAV vnjvvfhbjnvk 
    • Sven’s fucking accent
    • I did not see that whole thing coming but I’m pleased 
  • Lance is a blessing, wow???
    • he was so nice to Allura when she couldn’t pilot the Blue Lion yet
    • he supported leader Keith 
    • how he just always puts the team in the first place, oh wow
  • HOW ALLURA IMITATED LANCE’S FLIRTING IN THE BLUE LION NVKDVJBH i love her 
  • Just?? Allura’s bayard?????? is a whip?? and she’s so good with it
  • I LITERALLY JUST… LOVED THIS SEASON. IT WAS GOOD, AND GREAT, AND AHHH (will gotta rewatch it and do some cool calculation to rate it buuut yah)

So through the years it’s become a necessity for the Batfam to get good at distracting large groups of civilians so that other members can sneak off and change or so that no one really notices that ‘hey Red Robin and Spoiler just left and now Tim Drake and that blonde chick are entering the room all disheveled-like’. 

So I headcanon that, even though it’s not anything official, they all have signature ploys that they use whenever there’s a need for them to distract a large group of civilians from whatever nonsense is going on.

Bruce: Bruce usually just becomes ‘Brucie’ and knocks something over/falls off of whatever he’s on/trips/laughs really loudly at ‘a joke he just remembered’.  Legends are still told about the time Bruce Wayne knocked over six (6) priceless vases at a charity auction in the span of twenty minutes.

Dick: Dick usually leaps atop whatever table/furniture is around and loudly announcing his intentions to start a boy-band to honor his heroes Britney Spears/Bruno Mars.  Every time this happens the Internet basically shuts down for a few hours.  Sometimes he signs a song if extra distracting is needed (usually ‘Circus’ or ‘Uptown Funk’) and every time the name of his band is different.  Notable band names include Titans of Pop, Dick’s Dicks, and The Scaly Panties.

Barbara: okay, we all know that Babs is totally an activist for a number of causes.  So she usually either ends up roasting whatever Republican congressmen happens to be nearby (happens mostly at Bruce’s galas) or starting random mobs of protests based on whatever she’s feeling particularly passionate about at the moment. 

Jason: Jason has the advantage of being Legally Dead, so he doesn’t have to worry about ruining his reputation or civilian ID.  Jason also has the advantage of being a Relentless Shit, so usually he either starts spewing the most ridiculous conspiracies about Batman (fun fact- Jason was the one who first spilled the beans that Batman and Bruce Wayne had a torrid ten-year-long love affair) or he lets everyone in on the secret Wayne gossip he just dug up.  Nothing harmful, mostly stuff about Dick getting drunk and marrying a goat, Tim Drake being a cyborg, Damian Wayne actually being six and not ten. 

Duke: Duke really tries his best to be good in his civilian ID.  He’s usually the one pointing out the window and yelling ‘WAS THAT BATMAN?!?!?’ while Bruce and the others sneak off in the other directions.  One time though, there was an emergency and he just couldn’t think of anything to do.  And that’s the story of the time Duke Thomas re-enacted forty-five minutes of the first Lord of the Rings movie (perfectly, as witnesses will attest) to stop Riddler and the Penguin from killing hostages at a Wayne family gala. 

Cass: Cass dances.  Sometimes it’s elegant ballet, and she’ll take different partners in the crowd until everyone is clapping and laughing and hoping that the Princess of Gotham picks them next.  Sometimes it’s hypnotizing break-dancing that usually ends up in a huge crowd with everyone straining to take video.  Several of her impromptu performances have made it online, and she already has curious letters coming from Julliard and the Joffrey Academy of Dance.

Tim: while Tim isn’t quite a meme yet, his ability to do the weirdest shit while sleep-deprived is something that everyone in Gotham is deeply aware of.  There is no predicting what Tim will do if he has to distract people.  Some of his past stunts have included him singing both parts of ‘Fuck You’ from Holy Musical B@man, reciting the entire Gettysburg Address while trying to cram seven strawberries in his mouth, and starting a food fight at one of the Wayne Foundation charity events.

Stephanie: Steph is notorious because she really doesn’t have anything to lose.  She’s done everything from creating mosh pits in Gotham’s main road to encouraging people to pick out ‘souvenirs’ (read: Bruce’s property’)  from the gala.  Her favorite distraction though has been the time where she convinced Harley Quinn and a room of three hundred shocked people that she was Bohemian Rhapsody Wayne, Bruce’s lovechild from Texas. 

Damian: the first time Damian had to distract a large crowd, Jason gave him the helpful advice of ‘Just scream.’  And so Damian did.  He screamed for the entire fifteen minutes it took for the entire assembled Batfam to change into costume and bust in through the windows.  Bruce Wayne later told the press that it was ‘a showcasing of modern art, something Damian greatly enjoys’.  Damian’s real showstopping distractions though are his Animal Ratings.  He finds whatever dog/cat/bird/rat is nearest and loudly starts examining/praising it.  Rumor has it that the Gotham elite now smuggle their dogs into Bruce’s parties in the hopes that Damian will give their pooches an 11/10 (which is a joke because that’s the only rating Dami is capable of giving any animal)

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remember the ol days when those wooden rubber band guns were all the rage ? cryo doesnt cause hes not hip with the kids.

of course, medic thinks hes an idiot

okay listen,,, “a little bit of light” means so much to me and absolutely should not have been cut because it’s the one song that actually paints connor (the real connor) in a decent light. 

“All those demons that wouldn’t let up, that kept dragging him through the dark.
but there were moments
he had moments
with a little bit of light
in those moments, he was happy 
he was trying still to fight
and maybe the battle he fought wasn’t won
but at least there were days when he let the light in
in those moments, a little bit of light
….

he used to love jokes! when he was a little boy? ‘why did the chicken cross the road?’ he had a million answers to that one! 

i remember picnics and little league and sundays at the zoo,
i remember how he smiled
the years of trick or treating, my spiderman, he stood at 4 foot 2
such a happy child
but it seemed like i woke up one morning and my sweet little boy he was gone
something had switched off the light 
and it seemed like it never really came back on” 

I can barely listen to this song without bursting into tears because its just so accurate in its portrayal of what its like to develop a mental illness at a young age. connor was a good kid, he was happy, and then his mental illness developed and he wasn’t the same kid anymore. this song shows that he trying, that he was able to rally through some days and still have moments where he was genuinely happy. it fleshes connor murphy out into a better character than the entire rest of the show does, and lets you in to see the type of person he was before his mental illness took over his life. he loved telling jokes!! do you know how much it means to me to know one of things his mom remembers about him the most is that he used to love telling jokes??

obviously connor had his flaws (like every single other character in the musical) but ultimately he was just a good kid struggling with mental illness who couldnt make it through, and this song screams that point 

Voltron theory time y’all (somewhat serious)

Okay, so anyone remember Jeremy Shada’s joke about vld season 3 where he says “I mean, Lance dies, so that’ll be fun.”

And remember those godforsaken leaks with content that got Studio Mir in some legal trouble with Dreamworks?  (I’m not gonna mention what the leaks contained directly but I have to assume for the purposes of the theory that we all know what they were of, even if we didn’t see them) (it’s only briefly referenced don’t worry)


Well what if Lance gets captured by the Galra

And Prince Lotor, being the conniving, dastardly little shit that we know he’s gonna be, has a plan to majorly fuck with the rest of team Voltron

So he lets it leak in some way that Lance is being held in a certain cell in a certain part of a prison/space station/whatever

When in reality Lance is nowhere near there, and is maybe even kept very near to Prince Lotor’s quarters or something so the purple asshole can play constant mind games with him

But so team Voltron gets ahold of the “leaked” information– just as planned– and they head out for the space prison to free Lance

But Lotor has ordered a bomb to be put in what is supposedly Lance’s cell

And just as the paladins are nearing the cell, already calling out to Lance and telling him that everything’s gonna be okay, that they’re here to rescue him, the bomb goes off

They manage to escape with their lives but it’s obvious that Lance couldn’t have survived the blast.  They tear themselves away from the wreckage.  They go back the to ship thinking- nay- knowing that Lance is dead.  

Meanwhile, the real Lance is forced to watch it all unfold from wherever he’s actually being held.  His friends nearly died because of him.  Cue the langst

but this situation is now the perfect setup for that infamous leak

Keith was leading the team at the time of Lance’s capture

Keith was the one who led the “botched” rescue operation

Keith feels responsible for his friend’s death (bonus points if they had a fight or a bonding moment shortly before Lance’s capture)

Cue teamwide angst and Lotor playing even more mind games with Lance

BONUS POINTS IF LOTOR TRIES TO GET LANCE TO JOIN HIS SIDE

TRIPLE BONUS POINTS IF LANCE DOES JOIN HIM BUT AS A DOUBLE AGENT OF SORTS TRYING TO GATHER AS MUCH INFO AS HE CAN BEFORE SAFELY GETTING BACK TO HIS TEAM

and quadruple bonus points for teamwide bonding moment and happy fluff when Lance finally gets back to them and majestically reveals that he is, in fact, alive

Movie Night || Tom Holland

Originally posted by tom-hollcnd

Relationship: Tom Holland x reader

Summary: A movie night leads to more than planned when you discover just what Tom gets ups to after you’ve left.

Warnings: S M U T (18+)

Word Count: 1755 words.

A/N: OW;EDFJKLBE;ROGISDFHN’AOREIDFJKX


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Tord: NOT A FUCKING WORD, THOMAS.

anonymous asked:

hello i was wondering what lance would do if keith havin a rough time bc we see a lot of lance bein sad but we don't really see that from keith?? idk ((also i love your headcanons so much they make me vv happy))

tysm!! this made me sad to think about but hopefully it’s not so sad by the end 

  • keith is an isolator when he’s feeling too much. he hides away when he can and speaks the bare minimum and then overtrains himself 
    • lance has found him too often in the training deck looking like he’s about to pass out 
    • he’s firm about getting keith to stop and take a rest, but also gentle 
    • more than once he’s had to pretty much carry keith back to his room and press ice to the bruises and talk until keith falls asleep
    • lance, holding keith: now i’m the one doing the cradling 
    • keith: at least you remember it enough to crack that joke 
    • he gets up to leave keith’s room one time but keith sleepily reaches towards him and says “stay” and lance is like “so needy” but lays beside him and brushes his hair from his face and just says “of course i’ll stay” 
    • he sneaks off when he’s sure keith is asleep to grab food and water and then pretends it materialized from thin air when keith wakes up
    • lance: me?! leave you!? in this vulnerable state, for mere food??! ! never !! 
    • nevertheless the food is appreciated 
  • but also sometimes keith doesn’t even have the energy to train, which is when he stays in his room all day 
    • lance knows sometimes people need the space away, but it’s been hours and he’s worried 
    • keith lets him in but says nothing
    • his eyes are red and his hair is a mess and he’s wearing a sweater that hides his hands that he tugs on to hide them more 
    • keith isn’t very used to physical contact as a means for comfort bc he’s lived on his own for so long
    • but lance grew up in a household where hugs were the go-to if anyone was upset or crying
    • so when lance hugs him, he wraps his arms around him and squeezes so tightly that lance is actually a little surprised before squeezing back 
    • it’s a long hug but after he pulls back lance wipes keith’s hair from his face and frames his face in his hands and tells him he’s here and he always will be and it’s so sentimental sometimes keith squeezes even tighter and lance is like “babe, i can’t breathe but definitely don’t let go”
    • lance will also kiss everywhere on his face,, his eyelids, nose, cheeks, forehead, even ears, just so that it tickles
    • anyhow what i’m getting at is that lance is very tactile when keith is upset bc it really helps 
  • keith isn’t a big talker either, which is okay 
    • lance will lay around with him talk for hours just to distract him
    • sometimes he’ll crack a joke that will have keith laughing really softly, but it’s also a muffled sound like when you’re sick except it’s bc he might’ve been crying
    • he runs his hands through keith’s hair a looottt  
    • he’ll teach keith small spanish phrases to distract him 
    • and when he thinks keith will actually give an honest answer he’ll ask what’s really wrong
    • keith will tell him in this broken voice but flippantly like he doesn’t think it matters
    • sometimes there aren’t always words to make it better but lance always tells him it does matter, and that he shouldn’t think it doesn’t
    • this gentle, comforting side of lance isn’t something keith is used to at first. he hadn’t always known it, but somehow it doesn’t surprise him at all that it’s just as natural a part of lance as everything else

When people describe Oikawa with a great fashion sense, but I never forget

You know who has better fashion sense? Everyone else besides Oikawa 

All For Show Part 3

Pair : Steve Rogers x Reader

8. You ask your best friend to pretend to be your boyfriend for your sisters couples dinner party. Requested by anon.

Warning : Language?
Word Count : 956

A/N : Want to be tagged? Let me know before the tagging group closes!! 

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“H-Hey. Hi–”

“You’re probably wondering why I’m here.” Riley chuckled, cutting Steve off.

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Johnny Depp on David Letterman show:

-He'a a legend, He’s Al Pacino. He’s an amazing actor certainty but, you know, the one thing I didn’t really  know about Pacino, prior to the shooting was that he’s certifiably insane.
-Oh really, you’ve seen the paperwork apparently. How does that manifests itself?
-He has a joke, he likes to tell
-He likes to tell joke?
-Oh yes, he likes to tell jokes and he liked tell me this one specific joke over and over. And I really didn’t understand it.
-You didn’t get the joke.
-I did’t get the joke.
-And he thought it was your problem that you didn’t get the joke.
-Yeah absolutely, he definitely thought it was my problem.
-So he keeps wearing you down with the same joke.
-He flicked at it upon me and I could feel like, you know, IQ points dropping.
-The greater the pressure, the dumper you feel. Did you ever understand the joke?
-I finally figured it out yeah.
-Do you remember the joke?
- Yeah. He used to lean over and go “A skeleton goes into a bar and orders a beer and a mop.” But I mean on a loop.
-Over and over again. I must say, you kind of expect a little more from Al Pacino. I’m kind of on your side here. I get it but I don’t want to admit that I get it.

Me, while watching potc5:

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druggedandtired  asked:

Jeremy is a Homeschooled kid going into public school for the first time. One of his biggest passions and hobbies is ballet. Would you be able to do Headcannons for how that would go down when he talk to people or maybe how he reacts when people find out?

bless u im sorry for being so vacuous lol

my masterlist!

(also ur a sweetheart thank you for being so patient!)

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