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I’m so unbelievably proud of Kris I can’t even fully express it. Not only is he branching out on his own as an artist, releasing hip hop solos in English, he’s now playing a supporting role in a Hollywood film with an absolutely killer cast. He’s in a movie with Vin Diesel and Samuel L. Jackson for crying out loud, and he’s got a pretty big role. Even if the movie doesn’t get good critic ratings, he’s in a movie with Vin Diesel and Nina Dobrev and Deepika Padukone and Samuel L. Jackson. And he has a song on the soundtrack.

He’s getting some mainstream traction and publicity, but most importantly he’s doing things that make him happy. He’s so smiley and healthy in all his recent interviews for this movie and I couldn’t be more proud or happy for him. Congrats, Kris Wu, we love you and we’re so beyond proud of everything you’re accomplishing.

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Visuals from Gorillaz’ latest Anti-Trump track, Hallelujah Money, featuring Benjamin Clementine. 

The song comes after a six-year hiatus and debuted on the eve preceding Trump’s inauguration. Their album release date, according to UPROXX, will come later in the year. 

Voltron season 2 predictions/theories/hopes??

Tomorrow’s the Big Day™ we’ve all been waiting for so here I am, writing some of my most significant VLD s2 predictions, theories, hopes, questions etc. so that after I bingewatch the whole season in a few hours while lying in my bed and eating snacks I’ll feel proud cuz some of those happened and/or embarassed cuz those didn’t happen

Anyway, here I go:

  • Shiro won’t die, that’s for sure (at least not in season 2)
  • Galra!Keith happens? Maybe?? Or there are more hints for it, I’m callin it
    • If galra!Keith really happens, I doubt Keith’s appearance will change tho (unless there’s like a really good reason for it but it’s unlikely)
      • it’d be cool tho cuz there’d be drama
    • eventually part-galran/part-altean Keith happens
      • but I know Lotor is going to be part-galran/part-altean so I’m not sure they’d do the same plot twist twice
      • it’d be the best explanation of all the not-fully-human!Keith hints in season 1 tho
  • paladins’ backstories
    • Where do Keith and Shiro know each other from?
    • Why’s Keith an orphan??? how did his life even look like before? was he in the foster care? did he know his parent(s)?
      • Also, what’s the deal with his dagger? did Keith get it from his parent? Is it galran??
      • Also, are both of his parents actually dead? or are they just like, somewhere in space?
    • more retrospections from the garrison and from Shiro’s times as a gladiator/in a prison
    • something about Lance’s family
    • sth about Hunk?? we know pretty much nothing about Hunk’s backstory wtf mate
  • beach episode?? (ya know Keith and Lance are swimming, Hunk’s cooking sth, full chill on the beach)
  • Klance moments pls
    • (I’d like to write “Klance is canon” but that’s probably asking for too much) (would be nice though)
    • them being good friends and space ranger partners that they are and cooperating together
  • What does the quintessence actually do and what is it?
    • does it heal and speed up regeneration?
    • does it somehow expand the general capacity of the body?
  • what’s “altean magic”? How does it work, what does it look like? what is it
  • Someone is captured (at first I thought it’ll be Shiro but after the s2 trailer I’m really concerned about the blue boy)
    • pls no
  • who’s actually Thace??? like what’s his deal
    • he’s probably in some kinda resistance tho, and tries to sabotage the galra empire
  • we find out sth about Matt and Sam Holt’s whereabouts
  • Klance moments
  • former paladins’ backstories
    • Was Alfor the yellow paladin?
    • What did Zarkon use to be like? was he like, fully good??
      • If so, why did he change? what are his motives now?
  • The new galran ally was probably some kinda galra soldier but ran off
  • What’s going on on the Earth?
    • How’s is Mrs. Holt holding? I mean dude, she’s pretty much lost her entire family (assuming that she already knows about Pidge’s disappearance)
    • What’s going on at the garrison rn?
  • Zarkon keeps finding Voltron because of Shiro’s galran arm
    • […] Keith’s galran heritage/biology
    • […] his connection to Black Lion
    • […] because the new galran ally is actually a spy (I doubt it tho but who knows?)
  • did I mention Klance moments?
  • we meet Lotor, maybe? if it’s not too early for this
  • ponytail Keith?? (damn what a selfishness we’ve already gotten ponytail Coran and we still crave more)
  • some LGBT representation?
  • and many, many more minor things (there are just…. so many good things that could happen wow)

So yup, that’s it and I’m really hyped! feel free to add something if you wanna

i started watching the seoul music awards not expecting any yoonmin but then i see the crowd shots and here jimin is with his arm resting on the back of yoongi’s chair like it’s the most casual thing. even when jimin was standing and enjoying the performance he kept his hands on the back of yoongi’s chair. he even rested his head on yoongi’s shoulder?! it’s always moments like this with these two that makes me truly wonder what is going on with those two. It wasn’t just for a moment they were like this the whole night

now i’m just thinking about them sneaking out to the movies for a date and jimin wrapping his arm around yoongi. or when they’re at the dorm and jimin sees yoongi watching tv so he sits beside him, swiftly wrapping his arm around his shoulders. when they go to bed and yoongi is so tired he just curls into jimin’s side enjoying the warmth of his arms around him - like… they both seemed so comfortable with the position i wonder when this started being their thing? 

i mean of course maybe jimin just likes resting his arm on the back of chairs idk but let me have my moment okay?

anonymous asked:

sorry to bother you but how were the portayals of black characters in mass effect racist? ive only played me2 so far and i liked jacob, but maybe im just desensitized to these things bc im white?

I have a real problem with Jacob and his entire story, so I am sorry that you like him.

See Jacob’s story promotes a very racist stereotype, The Baby Daddy.

Jacob a black man, grew up without a father and has deeply seated issues because of it. 

Woe is the black man who without a father and has to do twice the amount of good to make up for that, who has to do good for both himself and his father and worse says so almost verbatim.

Now look, many people grow up without fathers, but it becomes an issue because of how his loyalty mission and later in ME3 all hinge on this one trope that is always stereotyped for black people.

In his loyalty, he goes to find his father and surprise not only is his father not dead, but he is the only leading man left. He is a rapist, a criminal, an abuser, and he stays only for a harem of women; when he could have beacon-ed home to his wife and son sooner. Basically Jacob ends up as a black man with an absent, black, criminal father. Not good.

Then, unfortunately, in Mass Effect 3 (sorry for the spoiler, but it is important) this comes back two-fold. Jacob ends up being a father himself, which again wouldn’t be inherently terrible if this wasn’t a common trope for him. Not to mention, if he was romanced by Shepard, he ends up being unfaithful and having the child anyways.

Just a LOT with Jacob was handled poorly and made him into the poster child for black men with daddy issues.

My favorite black person in Mass Effect is actually Anderson, he is promoted as a person, an Admiral, just plain badass, and a GOOD father figure for the main character Shepard. Plus Keith Motherfucking David. Wish we had more like him.

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Bill ‘Hoosier’ Smith Appreciation 3/?: don’t you know you’re in a middle of a war, sir?

for @iwanthoosier (you didn’t ask for this but i thought i’d dedicate it to you anyway)