One of the biggest tells that The Academy doesn’t respect animation is that “Animation” is considered a genre unto itself.

Animation is so much broader than a single genre:

You’ve got Westerns

You’ve got Action/Horror

You’ve got Murder Mysteries (or whatever the heck this show was…don’t look into it if you’re faint of heart, believe me. There’s animal death.)

Then there’s your crime dramadies/buddy films

And a LOT of Social Commentary

There’s Zombie Movies

Super Hero flicks

And of course, there’sChicken Run

PLUS the post that inspired this, going over all the great genres JUST IN DISNEY FILMS

Conclusion: Animation is a different medium, not a genre.

With all the drama with cassandra clare yesterday I’ve seen some people claiming that malec wasn’t underrepresented or neglected and I’m sorry but that’s not true. Here I’m going to try and explain why I think clare didn’t do a good job with represenation in her books. Warning for spoilers for all the books. I’m putting this under a read more because this got incredibly long.

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You’re only human, okay?

I know this sounds incredibly cheesy by now, but I think some people forget this, and I want to remind you of them. Because it is important.

You’re only human.

You know what I mean by that?

It means there’s so many things you alone can accomplish. Look at the list of things we humans have done so far. We’ve created electricity. We’ve traveled to the moon and down in to the depths of the sea. We found new creatures - we’ve destroyed creatures.

You’re a walking potential.

What I also mean is that you’re not perfect. And that’s fine. It’s okay. Your imperfection is what people love about you; what I love about you.

What does it also mean to be human?

Well, zillion years ago, there was a collision, creating an expansion of universe of time and space. There were millions and billions of stars, and in the creation of us, our parts had to come from somewhere. And where did that all come from? From the beginning of time. Stars.

Therefore you’re made out of stars. Your body contains star dust. YOU are one with the cosmos.

You’re greater than you see yourself to be. Don’t forget that. No matter how insignificant you feel, how disgusting and atrocious you feel your existence to be, remember this; Everything that made you to be who you are is not the physical act of a man and a woman to have sex. You are the product of the infinite galaxy, another star waiting to be light up. 

You are crazy amazing

You’re made out of matter. Therefore, YOU matter.

The Bawson Situation™: a meta that absolutely no one asked for...

I was reading this interview of Kylie’s, and it got me thinking.

Everything she said in there is true, but I just really feel like breaking it down some more because I love to torture myself and suffer.

WARNING: This thing is so long and incredibly overanalyzed and highly cheesy.

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