blog hunt

hey whatsup my guys!!! i’ve noticed my dash is pretty slow lately (probably due to the fact that i’m only following 200 blogs) and i wanted to fill it up again so please reblog this or follow me if you post any of the following:

  • star wars (original, prequels, sequels, comics, etc)
  • star trek (reboot/tos)
  • hamilton
  • non-fandom aesthetic pictures
  • anything that is soft and gay

and i will check out your blog and possibly follow you!!! i’m super thirsty for more content on my dash so this is me begging and you can use this to find other blogs to follow for yourself too!!! amazing!!! thank u in advance :’)

BREAKING: Autopsy Results Prove Police In Utah Murdered Darrien Hunt, Shooting Him In The Back & Hip 6 Times While Hunt Was Holding A Toy Sword

Last month, 22-year-old Darrien Hunt was shot and killed by officers in Saratoga Springs, Utah, while carrying a toy sword. Police claimed Hunt lunged at them, but a new state autopsy released by Hunt’s lawyer finds that Hunt was shot 5 times in the back, and a sixth time on his left hip towards the back.

The autopsy by the Utah State Medical Examiner’s Officer corroborates an earlier private autopsy commissioned by Hunt’s lawyer Robert Sykes that also found he was shot in the back, although Sykes would not initially release a copy of that autopsy. A toxicology report was also released showing that Hunt had no drugs in his body, although officers noted in their original report that Hunt “apparently liked hallucinogens and had taken acid approximately three weeks” before the shooting, according to the Deseret News.

At the time of his death, Hunt was wearing an outfit that bore a striking resemblance the Japanese anime character Mugen, from the series Samurai Champloo. The weekend prior to his death, Salt Lake City hosted the annual Comic Con event at which attendees dress up as comic book characters in a practice known as “cosplaying.”

In the weeks after his death, his family found drawings of a number of Japanese anime characters, including several carrying swords. Friends at his funeral called Hunt artistic, shy, and gentle.

“It shows a familiarity, if not a fascination, with that kind of fantasy world,” Hunt’s lawyer Randall Edwards told the Guardian. “It gives some context – and potentially some explanation – to why you have this kid walking down the street with a samurai-style sword on his back.”

Officers say they received a call reporting a “suspicious” person and believed Hunt was carrying a real sword. His mother said it was a souvenir blunt-edged Japanese sword known as a “katana” from a gift shop. Utah has an open carry law, meaning that residents are permitted to openly carry guns even if they don’t have a permit. Police are therefore likely to encounter other individuals walking down the street with guns, and it’s unclear at what point they would be considered “suspicious.”

Hunt died about 100 feet away from the site of the police car, and police have conceded that Hunt traveled away from the officers during the incident, suggesting he was indeed running away.

Saratoga Springs is 93 percent white and 0.5 percent black, and Hunt’s mother, who is also white, believes Hunt was killed because of his race.

“Those stupid cops thought they had to murder over a toy,” Susan Hunt told the Associated Press. Hunt said she returned to Utah recently after separating from her husband and fleeing an abusive relationship, to start a new life with her children. She said Darrien was coping with the separation and looking for jobs in Saratoga Springs.

Source: Nicole Flatow for ThinkProgress

POLICE BRUTALITY/TERRORISM STRIKES AGAIN: Witnesses Say A Utah African-American Man Was Running Away From Police When They Shot & Murdered Him [TW: Racism, Ethnocentrism, White Privilege]

An attorney for the family of the 22-year-old black man who was fatally shot by Utah police last week says the evidence suggests he was running away—contradicting earlier reports that he had “lunged” at the police officers.

Darrien Hunt attracted police attention Wednesday morning outside Saratoga Springs when he allegedly began walking around with a samurai sword. His family later described the sword as a “harmless 3-foot souvenir sword with a rounded edge” purchased at a gift shop, the AP reports.

Hunt was reportedly shot at least four times and died on the street outside a Panda Expressrestaurant.

Police initially claimed they shot him after he “brandished the sword and lunged toward the officers with the sword," Utah County Chief Deputy Attorney Tim Taylor told reporters.

But Hunt’s mother—and some witnesses—say otherwise.

"They killed my son because he’s black. No white boy with a little sword would they shoot while he’s running away,” Susan Hunt told the Deseret Times. “Those stupid cops thought they had to murder over a toy. This is my baby. This is my family. And they ruined my family.”

According to the LA Times, there’s evidence that suggests the shooting may not have been warranted:

According to Salt Lake City attorney Randall K. Edwards, an independent autopsy conducted Saturday at the behest of Hunt’s family showed Hunt had been shot “numerous times,” none from the front. 

“This is consistent with statements made by witnesses on the scene, who report that Darrien was shot to death while running away from the police,” Edwards said in a statement provided to the Los Angeles Times on Sunday. “It would appear difficult, if not impossible, to reconcile these facts with the story released by the Utah County Attorney’s Office that Darrien was lunging toward the officers when he was shot. We continue to hope that a full investigation will reveal the whole truth about this tragedy.”

The LA Times does note, however, that Edwards declined to identify the pathologist or provide reporters with a copy of the report.

[image via ABC 4 Utah]

Source: Gabrielle Bluestone for Gawker


Pearl hugging the kids, Sworn to the Sword and Gem Hunt. Also,

Stance wide. Body lowered.

♪ Balance is the key ♪


hello everyone! i recently had to go on an unfollow spree and now i’m looking for about 40-50 new blogs. pls reblog if you post any of the following so i can check out your blog and follow or queue from you ♡

  • pastel: blue / GREEN / purple
  • (if it’s colour coded i’ll love you forever)
  • white / grey / minimalistic
  • monochrome or pastel anime + manga
  • shinee / vixx / bigbang
  • anything khiphop (!!)
  • pls be active and sfw!

i’m also really close to my next thousand so i’ll probably end up doing a little promo out of this, archive screenies for my new mutuals, shoutouts or lists, we’ll see :]

if you could help me spread this a little, it’d be greatly appreciated! thank you and have a lovely day ♡


looking for pastel blue & blue/white blogs !!

hi everyone, it feels like all the blue blogs have disappeared from my dash so i’m in need of new ones. pls reblog if you run an active mainly blue blog!
(it won’t mess up your archive and you’d help me lots spreading it ♡)
thank you!

/mutuals if you could help me out that’d be lovely ♡/


Hey guys so I’ve been wanting to make one of these posts for a bit and now I’m finally getting around to it. My blog style has changed slightly(just bluer) and need some new blogs to follow! That is my archive ^ and if you reblog any of the following please reblog this post and ill check you out.

☆ pastel/pastel kpop 

☆ light or pastel blue

☆ nature

☆ aesthetic

☆ minimalist 

☆ kfashion

☆ pastel photography

Thanks ♡ 

 P.s mutualssss help me out and reblog too or maybe message me blogs ;w;



It’s not really common for me to make posts like this, but I have to share an account of a place I once visited.

A few years ago I found myself in Semarang, Central Java, Indonesia, in search of the infamous Dutch colonial era building nick named “Lawang Sewu”.
The locals told me about the place, after discovering my interest in history and the macabre, and suggested that we go to a night tour of the place.

When we showed up we were met by one man who would be giving the tour in Bahasa, but a friend of mine offered to translate any important points. There were also a few other tourists, some from Korea, and some from China, if I remember correctly, as well as some domestic tourists.

Lawang Sewu translates as “Thousand doors” and the building is called so on account of the many sections, doors, arcs and rooms built into its design. It took three years to build, with construction finally completed in 1907, and was initially built for the use of the first Dutch East Indies railway company, “Nederlandsch Indische Spoorweg Maatschappij”, up until the Japanese Invasion in ’42.The Japanese took over the building for their own use and turned the basement of building B into a prison, where they also executed people.

On entry to the building, we were met by a grand reception room with a beautiful stained glass window on curving stair case. It really was a great piece of architecture.We ascended the staircase and were strictly told not to leave our small tour group or the tour guide, as it was easy to get lost.
I left to go rattle a few of those thousand door handles, some were locked shut with big rusted pad locks, some doors were ajar revealing empty rooms, save for carpets of dust and the odd piece of dilapidated furniture.

I trailed behind the group and was lead to an empty room, barren, with an unfinished wooden floor, a big ribcage of iron beams under the ceiling.

The tour guide stopped and told us the Japanese used to hang people from the beams, and that most likely we were walking through the ghosts of the hanged.He also paused to offer us one of his free services, which was “opening our eyes to the dead”. 

He told us, with a deadpan expression, that he could do an old ritual that involved smearing either graveyard dirt, or the dirt from the floor of the room, over our eyelids, and that once we opened our eyes we would be able to see ghosts, instantly.The only stipulation being, that we would never be able to un-see them, as there was no way to reverse the ritual.

No thanks.

After no one took him up on his offer- be it the fear of living in the constant horror of seeing gross old dead people 24/7, or the crust of bird shit that would inevitably be scooped up with dirt he was offering to smear near our eye balls, he lead us to the basement.

We had to wear rubber boots as it was flooded with about a foot of water, there were no lights so a few people in the group carried torches, but not enough to really illuminate the place.

A few of the locals in the group I was with were too scared to go down there and opted out, fearing that they might leave with a ghost of two attached to them.

The basement was in building B, which the Japanese had turned it into a detention center where they brutally tortured and executed people. My friend turned to me, the beams of torch light cutting past his face in the pitch black tunnel, and translated some of them to me.

“You see those square concrete things?”

He put his hand on my shoulder and turned me to a small door that one of the Korean tourists was checking out with their flash light. There was a concrete room, dark and wet, with rows of square vats.

“Well the Japanese would put around six prisoners in there and make them sit hunched up together, then the rain would come in and fill it with water. Can you imagine looking next to you and seeing your dead, bloated friend?”

“That’s where they would cut off people’s heads, and the blood would run down into that drain” he said, pointing to another room.

You see this?” He asked.

There were a row of small alcoves. Like really small.

“They are standing prisons. They would put up to twelve prisoners in there. Twelve! It doesn’t even look possible.”

I stood in one of them to see how many of me could fit in there, and jolted by his slack jawed, wide eyed response, quickly jumped back out. It was a strange feeling, though, to stand in a spot that had soaked up the residual energy of so much pain and misery. 

One can’t help but wonder what would compel anyone to torture. How a mind can even conjure up such twisted ways to do so is beyond me. I had read a couple of Laurens Van Der Post books and his accounts of the Japanese during world war two, the things he had been through and seen and survived at the hands of the Japanese sent a chill down my spine.

In his book “Dawn of a new moon” Van Der Post had written about being a prisoner under the Japanese army in Sukabumi and Bandung. On the subject, during a depression, he was said to have written in his diary “It is one of the hardest things in this prison life: the strain caused by being continually in the power of people who are only half-sane and live in twilight of reason and humanity.

I couldn’t help but remember this quote at that moment.

People often visited Lawang Sewu as if it were a ghost house at a carnival. T.V shows shoot episodes there for entertainment, scaring their contestants out of the prize money with tales of ghosts and hauntings, but no myth or folklore or sighting could ever be more terrifying that what happened in the basement of building B to those Dutch prisoners and Indonesian youth who were imprisoned there.

Real life is horror.

The tour guide made us all turn off our torches and stand in complete silence in the pitch black. He was reenacting the scene from a famous episode from a reality paranormal TV showDunia Lain - Lawang Sewu (link to youtube video of the episode: ) where a man sits in the exact basement we were all standing in, in the darkness, and they capture a ghost on the night cam.

I didn’t see or hear anything, bar a couple of nervously giggling Chinese tourists.

Our tour was over.

It was an unforgettable trip.

I sometimes think about that place, about those Laurens Van Der Post books, about the way that people can get so lost in an agenda that they lose their humanity.

We met up with the friends from our group who were too afraid to join us in the basement and headed out into the night. I breathed a sigh of relief to be back outside in the open. Lawang sewu is like another dimention and it had really given me the creeps.
I heard that the Government attempted to rebrand it and make it into some kind of cultural center, but I’m not so sure that the house of a thousand doors will ever shake its gruesome history.

TJalan Pemuda, Komplek Tugu Muda, Semarang, Jawa Tengah 13220, Indonesia

looking for blogs to follow

i made a new blog & it’s oh so quiet here, please reblog if you post

  • sky / clouds
  • architecture
  • anime scenery / pastel edits
  • pastel kpop: shinee, vixx, bigbang (only or mostly)
  • purple! / mint / white
  • minimalist stuff
  • aesthetics? (mostly pastel)
  • basically anything similar to my blog :]

please be active! i need to liven up my dash.
maybe check out my blog too? i’d love to make new friends here^^ ty!