but they were still all on great sales

anonymous asked:

Hi, I don't know if this is too long or really descriptive but can you do a Baekhyun scenario where him and the reader like each other but he acts as if she means nothing to him because he's afraid of getting rejected, like he even treats her bad even though the rest of the members treat her good. So when she confesses to him he rejects her because he was shocked. But then she starts hanging out with her male best friend whom she used to be in love with and Baekhyun gets really jealous.

Sure! Here you go! (Slightly different but will write a new one later, sorry)

Originally posted by grinding-on-baek

I’ve been feeling crappy these days but I hope it doesn’t affect my writing. 

I don’t know, is this angst? or fluff? hahahahahahaha sorry my cat gave birth while I was writing this so I got distracted. OH SHIT I ACCIDENTALLY WROTE IT A BIT DIFFERENT FROM WHAT YOU REQUESTED DAMNNNN I’LL WRITE A DIFFERENT ONE LATER REALLY SORRY AAAAAAHHH I AM SO CLUMSY I’LL REALLY WRITE ANOTHER ONE SORRY SORRY SORRYYY T^T I REALIZED AFTER POSTING THIS AND AM WRITING THESE IN CAPITAL BECAUSE I AM DEEPLY SORRY T^T


He had to admit. He can’t lie to himself. Not anymore. He likes you. He didn’t know when did it start, was it when both of you went out together for the first time? Or was it when he first set his eyes on you? Baekhyun wasn’t sure of that. The sudden warmth that spread around him whenever you are around – he likes it. No, he loves it. He likes (Y/N) and he is certain of it. What he wasn’t is the fact that you like him too. He didn’t notice the corner of your lips turned up and the glint in your eyes whenever you saw him. He didn’t notice your different manners whenever you were around him and the other members. You like everything about him. From his silly actions to his baby-like side. But you thought he must’ve thought of you as another member of EXO. No feelings, no anything. Just a friend-family like relationship. And he thought of the same too.

It was like any other day when they had practice when you barged in to their practice room. Being recognized by the company and worked there but not in the entertainment department, you get access easily into the building. You had just punched out and went to buy foods for the members – thinking that they had not eat dinner yet and came back to the room.

You smiled to yourself and chuckled. You’re going to see Baekhyun and you always have this slight nervousness whenever you saw him. After you calmed down and cleared your throat, you pushed the door with your shoulder since both of your hands are filled with foods. “Hello sweaty nine men, I brought you guys jjajangmyeon!” you announced trying to sound as normal as possible, making them turned their heads to you and stopped practicing.

“Oh yeah, jjajang!” Kai ran to you and helped you settle down the foods. You purposely made yourself busy since you didn’t want to make an eye contact with Baekhyun. All of them gathered around and dig in since they haven’t even had lunch yet. Chanyeol ran to the speaker and pressed the pause button and ran back to you, pulling the only one standing Baekhyun with him. “Come on, let’s eat” he said and sat down. “Nah, it’s okay. I don’t feel like eating. You can take mine.” Baekhyun replied and walked out of the room. It was a pin drop silence. Everyone starred at him, jaw dropped from Baekhyun’s respond. You starred at the door even after he had left and was taken aback. He was never like this. He never rejected anything from anyone, especially you. He’d even take something away from you and you’d willingly gave it to him. You can’t help but to feel sad about it. Apart of you hurt that he turned down your offer. You bit your lips and sighed. “What’s wrong with him?” Lay asked as he twirled his chopstick around the noodle. “Let him be, he needs some time alone” Chanyeol smiled apologetically at you.

The next few weeks was the same. Baekhyun would give you the cold shoulder and everyone would ask him why. He’d answer with a simple ‘I’m tired’ or ‘Not in the mood’ which made them more confused when he was being impudent but one minute later when you came to them, he’d change so suddenly. And it hurts you. Every time. The person that you like treats you like someone who had taken half of him away from him (in which you did but not aware of it). You’d sleep with questions in your head and sometimes cried out every ounce of energy you had in you.

“Hyung, what’s wrong?” the maknae approached Baekhyun. “Hm? What?” he raised his eyebrows, not catching what Sehun meant. “Hyung, we’ve all noticed your sudden change around (Y/N). Don’t act all okay and everything when you were fine with us but the polar opposite whenever (Y/N) is with us. Did she offend you or anything?” Sehun put his hand around the older male. “No it’s just…I like her, Sehun. I like (Y/N) and I don’t know if she feels the same. I’m afraid she doesn’t like me back and the feeling of being rejected..I hate it” he ran his hand on his hair and sighed “I thought if I do so, I’d get rid of my feelings but…it become stronger. I miss her. I miss talking to her. I miss seeing her smile”. Sehun chuckled and draped his hand around Baekhyun “Hyung, why torture yourself? Even if she won’t feel the same, you can convince her to. You’ve know her longer than we do. You know what she likes and everything, try to take her heart”. Baekhyun chuckled “I’ll try”

You smiled and waved as you saw the person you were expecting to see. Walking towards the table, you hugged him as a welcome gesture. “Long time no see” the latter smiled. “Yeah, got caught up with finance. No matter how much I love EXO but their popularity gave me headache. The more the sales, the more work” you rolled your eyes and chuckled. “Speaking about that, how are they? I haven’t heard from them since you know, I got settled down” he sipped his all time favorite drink, ice lemon tea. Still the same you thought. But the spark had long gone. He was just another person of your past that you are still on good terms with. “They’re doing great” you smiled, holding back the pain that you’ve been enduring.

You both were catching up, sharing stories and experiences. Hearing his wedding stories made you soft and hurt on the inside. ‘If only Baek-‘ your thoughts were cut of by the sudden force on your wrist. Both of you looked up and saw Baekhyun looking at you intensely. Taken aback by his sudden presence, you stuttered “Baek, wha-what are you doin-“ “I’m sorry but I need to take her away for a moment” he said to your friend and dragged you to the outside of the café.

“Baek, what’s wrong?” you looked at him worriedly. ‘Is he finally telling me wha-‘ “I like you” you froze. “I like you, (Y/N)” he placed his hand on your shoulder. “What?” you blinked, having a hard time trying to digest the simple three words he just spat out. “I- I like you. I’m sorry for acting like a jerk this whole time. I was afraid you’re going to reject me and I decided to man up when I noticed you’ve been hanging around that guy you were in love with. I really don’t know why I am here, I’m probably just trying my lu-“ you hugged him with your hands around his neck.

“Stupid” you said. “I like you too, from the first time we met” you spoke and continued hugging him. The tensed Baekhyun finally rested his head on your shoulders and pull you to him with his hands wrap around your waist.

“Ah, I can see the next bride” your friend laid back on his chair as he witnessed the dramatic scene outside.

There’s No Business Like Showbusiness

In regards to another post, I spent a little while looking up the grosses for the various 2016-2017 productions and good lord was this a profitable season for Tony Award winners and non-winners alike. Given the blockbusters that were on stage this season, I’m not surprised, but it’s still nice to see all those seven-figure and high six-figure sums mount up (just from my favorites alone, Anastasia, The Great Comet, and War Paint all grossed in the seven figures or just shy of it).

Like it or not, this art form is a business, and ticket sales mean more and better productions, and mean our favorite stars can as higher salaries in the future, especially lesser known folks in breakout productions. But even more, I hope that the profitability of this season, coupled with the phenomenal sales of Hamilton (the Broadway run is at $215mn gross sales and counting), means that shows that take risks will get more of a chance in the future. In addition to the fantastic shows this season, a lot of them were bold and innovative, or else put very new spins on classics. And even if the critics and the American Theatre Wing didn’t appreciate some shows, audiences clearly did.

I hope that this successful season also means we might see some more success bringing theatre to the people. Go out and buy Falsettos movie tickets and convince producers that releasing productions to theatres, or releasing a proshot DVD or digital download can add to the bottom line. There’s no business like showbusiness–and no businessman or woman wants to turn down a chance to expand their profit margin.

Theatre to the People could be a money-maker; this season, with its popular productions, proved that the demand is there for shows people want to see, not just the awards show fodder.

We continue to celebrate the 5-Year Anniversary of Scream Factory by reflecting on select titles we’ve released over the years: Today’s spotlight: THE HALLOWEEN COLLECTION (which we co-partnered with Anchor Bay on. Limited Deluxe Set now out-of-print.)

CLIFF MACMILLAN (Blu-ray Producer / Acquisitions): This was the biggest project I had ever worked on. I had to negotiate a deal with 5 companies to get all the rights together. We teamed up with Anchor Bay and then did the sales and we did the packaging and bonus content. In the end, I think we put together a great set. I’m very proud of what we did. A lot of people were involved and we all came together to do right one of the best horror franchises ever.

JEFF NELSON (Senior Marketing Director): To say the this collection was a big deal to us would be the ultimate understatement of our brand’s history. I still can’t believe how we pulled this off with Anchor Bay at times. Truth be told, when this was even proposed I thought it might fall apart since we were dealing with several studios to sublicense from.

I personally owe my love of horror films to the original HALLOWEEN. It was the first I saw at age 9 on a 1981 NBC Night at the Movies broadcast and I’ll never forget it. It scared me senseless…and when the shock wore off I decided to the test the waters with other thrillers. This one viewing changed my life forever and you can thank the film for partly being responsible for Scream Factory even being an entity. Soon I saw HALLOWEEN II on laserdisc (liked it, but was disappointed that it was not as scary as the first) then came PART III (Laughed it off…now, it’s one of my favorites), PART IV (went bananas when TV spots started airing and saw it opening weekend), PART V (Oh brother), PART VI (Oh brother, sister, the whole family), H2O (The best since II and having Jamie Lee back as Laurie meant the world), RESSURECTED (Sorry, but I refuse this even exists…like a bad Dallas dream season), Zombie’s remake (Not bad, just overly brutal) and his sequel (wish it had stayed in the hospital).

Our set went pretty smoothly for the most part. I was very concerned about how our artwork would shape (pun intended) up to be and breathed a big sigh of relief when designer Paul Shipper knocked it out the park and Malek Akkad & Anchor Bay approved. The one element I did insist we have on our creative was the jack-o-lantern from Part 1. It’s the very first thing a Halloween fan ever sees when watching the franchise from the beginning and I personally felt it was iconic enough to showcase. I do also remember Cliff and I making a big deal to AB about including the original’s mono track too—which had altered on the prior 35th Anniversary release. I have watched it every Oct with this track (like so many others) and we couldn’t bear to see our collection not have it. The biggest deal was the extras: Cliff and his producers (Sean Clark, Michael Felsher and others)came through in a big way and the success of the release can be attributed largely to their contributions. Of course, the addition of the different cut from Part VI was a win as well.

Beyond proud that we played a part in this franchise’s legacy.


anonymous asked:

Thoughts on Go-Busters?

Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters is one of the most criminally underrated Sentai series of the last 20 years.

Even in Japan the toy sales were poor, the ratings weren’t great and the series is generally not remembered as fondly as it should be.  That’s probably because it followed one of the most beloved Sentai series in recent memory, Kaizoku Sentai Gokaiger and was followed by one of the most toyetic, dynamic and fun series, Zyuden Sentai Kyoryuger. By comparison, Go-Busters seems a little lackluster at first glance but I still love it.

Why?

First of all are the main characters. 

Hiromu, Ryuji and Yoko are fantastic protagonists with very engaging backstories.  They all share a defining tragedy (the loss of their parents on Christmas in a teleportation accident that went horribly awry) and are the only ones capable of defeating the threat that caused the accident. Their powers also come with some pretty harsh limitations which range from understandable (Yoko’s need for snacks due to a higher metabolism) to the ridiculous (Hiromu’s paralyzing fear of chickens) which gives them weaknesses and keep them from becoming overpowered.

Each of them also has a robotic partner called a Buddyroid that helps them out and become the control device for their mecha in combat. These three have their own unique personalities as well, giving us an automatic six members of the team (though these buddyroids are not built for combat).

As for combat members, we start with three to begin with and then have two more join.  There is precedence for this as it was done in Choujuu Sentai Liveman so adding two new members and not having a sixth, though rare and VERY rare for a modern Sentai is nothing really new.

The fact that these two addition as Jin Masato and Beet J, Stag a.k.a. Beet Buster and Stag Buster only makes it better.  Beet J. Stag is the only combat equipped buddyroid and when he and Jin transform, he become a Go-Buster himself.  Jin is also the mastermind behind the mecha of bother the heroes AND the villains, as his plans were stolen to make the evil Megazords (and yes, that is what the villainous giant robots are called).

That brings me to the villains, the Vaglass.  They are represented on Earth by their field commander, Enter, who is later joined by his counterpart/rival Escape.

I have ALWAYS had a preference for human main villains in Sentai.  Don’t get me wrong, I adore the suited monsters of a week but I always like my evil masterminds to have human faces.  It makes them more identifiable and the range of expressions they give can really convey how serious a situation is or how much they HATE the heroes when their plans are thwarted.

You really can’t get much better than Enter and Escape for both of those things.

The actual MAIN villain in an evil computer program known as Messiah, who commands Enter to gather the valuable energy source Enertron with which to plot his invasion from another dimension.

Each week, the forced of the Vaglass create a monster on Earth using a Metavirus on an eartly machine. This monster is known as a Metaroid and causes havoc while also serving as a homing beacon for the giant robots sent by Messiah, the aforementioned Megazords. The heroes have a time limit to defeat the small monster before the Megazord shows up and they have to fight the giant robot using their own mecha.  

 Now, the idea of having a small monster and then a big one and not the usual monster that starts small and grows big is also not without precendent, though it has been a VERY long time since we’ve seen it. The first time that was used was in Battle Fever J and has not been seen since the early 1980s.

Speaking of the mecha, Go-Busters had an entire maintenance crew to maintain their giant robots.  As part of a Government organization (something we also haven’t seen in a long time) the Go-Busters got to have an entire support staff and worked as part of a hierarchy with commanders above them.

There was a LOT of stuff in Go-Busters that was either a departure from the norm or a throwback to the earlier days of Super Sentai.  It tooks risks and tried to be a different show from what came before or what came after. That may have been one of the reasons it didn’t do so well, it was just TOO different from the Sentai norm people had become used to. 

What puzzled me more is that it was never brought over for adaptation into Power Rangers.  They Go-Busters transformation devices were an homage to the American version as when activated, the devices proclaimed “It’s Morphin’ Time!” in English.  They wouldn’t have had to make any changes to market them in the US.  Yet, they chose to skip this series (probably because of the poor performance in Japan) and go for the follow-up instead.

So, do I recommend Tokumei Sentai Go-Busters?  Heck yes!  It’s a nice throwback to earlier times, has a good story, great villains and compelling character drama.  This is one you should check out, especially if you like human-ish villains, intrigue and a heavy emphasis on story and character development.  It can be silly at times but then, name a Sentai that isn’t?

Originally posted by droidbait

fashion eras + zodiac

ARIES // 2000s

While the beginning of the 2000s was marked with Y2K(year 2000) futuristic fashions, the mesh of styles of the previous decade pre-cursed the fashion revivals of the 2000s almost perfectly. Throughout the new millennium modernized revivals of the 60s, 80s, and specific parts of other eras littered the ever chaotic fashion scene, making the versatility and impulsiveness of this technology ridden era a very Aries thing to do.

TAURUS // 1970s

While reveling in the aftershocks of the 1960s, most of the fashion choices in the early 70s were a reflection of the hippie subculture, but by the end of the revolutionary fashion era colors had become muddied with earthen hues and looser, more relaxed fits. The smooth movements, push for more natural beauty, and newfound sexual prowess discovered in this era are telltale qualities of a Taurus.

GEMINI // 1920s

The change of the 1920s fashion scene from all previous years was a very drastic one. A sense of lightness, wealth, and effervescence was brought to women’s clothing, creating a subculture titled flappers. In fact this revolution in fashion still dominates the fashion scene today. It seems this era brought a sense of life and fun in comparison to the grittiness the era held; this show of duality is unique to Gemini.

CANCER // 1990s

After the almost too vibrant antics of the 80s, the 90s fully rejected the obnoxiousness of the previous decade and turned it into something new. By 1993, there absolutely was no trace of the 80s, but instead styles like grunge, minimalism, hip hop, and glamor fashion had taken hold. This sensitivity to the previous decade and craving for originality is very Cancer.

LEO // 1980s

Materialism took this era by storm. Everything was bigger and brighter: hair, fashion, music, etc. Flashy jewelry, neon colors, power dressing, and brand names were never as important as they were during this era. All of the 10 years was a mixture fast-tracked people, look-at-me attitudes, massive egos, and brilliant energy; all describers usually associated with Leos.

VIRGO // 1930s

Due to the Great Depression, most fashions were very, very modest and handmade. Despite this, the 30s also marked the beginning of the Golden Age of Hollywood. Glamor still remained, however limited to those of wealth and the motion picture industry. Nothing was gawdy in this era, even the starlets had neat hair and simple, gorgeous flowing dresses. The cleanliness, meticulousness, and beautiful simplicity of this era equates well into the Virgo personality.

LIBRA // mid-late 1950s

As shown by the sales, the earliest years of the 1950s was a fashion slump, but it didn’t take long for fashion to return full force. The industry snapped back to a more elegant and classy standpoint. These years began more personalized options for clothing choices amongst women, ex. Coco Chanel’s suit, the poodle skirt, the sack dress, etc. time fashion was varying, options were becoming an actual possibility. The TV industry boomed in this decade, leading to a sense of elegance and romance that play perfectly into a Libra spirit.

SCORPIO // 1980s punk

In response to the 1980s spike in brand name and commercialism, the American punk was born. This subculture didn’t just touch fashion, but hairstyles also spoke of their disscontempt with the mainstream 80s scene. This patchwork grouping kept together by safety pins, bravery, and band memorabilia embodies the independence and tendency for resentment of the SCORPIO folk.

SAGITTARIUS // 1970s disco

It didn’t take long for the vibrancy of the hippie style to be assimilated back into mainstream culture. While all of the rebellious intentions of the bright clothing died out, people were still left with the colorful fun. Tube tops, wrap dresses, and other infamous pieces brought these colors from the outdated 60s and into the evergrowing 70s, forcing a whole new sense of Sagittarius-esque freedom towards another generation.

CAPRICORN // 1940s

The length and flow of the 1930s didn’t show much in the styles found in the 1940s. The outfits of this time period had a more modern flare. While,during WWII things took a change and women had to work in factories, while men were at war, this period still managed to change things for women and women’s fashion. This, along with the sharp lines and bold colors of the post-war fashion scene, speaks volumes of CAPRICORN’s tenacity and undying ambition.

AQUARIUS // 1960s

The 60s proved to be even more radical in its changes than the years that proceeded it. As wars struck, the children rebelled and countercultures were born in bulk. It was in this era that youth found its voice and showed the nation its independence and relentlessness, shown not just in their words, but the boldness of their beauty standards and clothing. This is something that is without a doubt a very AQUARIAN trait.

PISCES // 2010s

The ever-increasing amount of technology in this era has allowed for a more easily accessible approach to fashion, making pinpointing a certain style that defines the unfinished era difficult. Through the internet, the increase of online stores/e-commerce, and the blossoming strength of Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter have made finding your unique style easier than ever before. This sense of individuality and idealism is a very obvious part of the Pisces lifestyle.

A Shift in Fate - Part 3;

Back again with some more crossover. As always, this is co-written by Voltra, creator of @ut-storyshift, and this time we have probably two of the most anticipated characters appearing. Fun stuff!

Characters: IF Frisk, Sans, Papyrus, Flowey; Storyshift Chara, Asriel, Papyrus
Rating: PG
Summary: Upon venturing from the Ruins, Frisk stumbles upon another human! A very mysterious human with cool teleportation powers, and their adorable goat sibling. Little do they realize, they’re not alone.

If you’re new to the crossover, here are part 1 and part 2 respectively!


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2015 is a GREAT otome year!

This year has really been an amazing year for the Western side of the otome fandom. 

In 2015, we’ve gotten/will be getting these localized games:

1. Shall We Date: Scarlet Fate (aka Hiiro no Kakera 4) - IOS/android
2. SWD: Scarlet Fate Song of Spring (aka the HnK 4 fandisk) - IOS/android
3. Alice in the Heart ~Wonderful Wonder World~ - IOS/android (though the translation for this one leaves much to be desired, hopefully they’ll update it!)
4. Hakuouki - IOS/android port (also currently on PSP/PS Vita/3DS/PS3)
5. No Thank You!!! (BL) - PC
6. Ozmafia!! - PC
7. Amnesia: Memories - Steam/PS Vita
8. Code: Realize - PS Vita
9. Norn9 Var Commons - PS Vita
10. Shall We Date: Demon’s Bond (aka Toki no Kizuna) - IOS/android

All this in 2015 alone! In the past years, we were lucky to get even just one otome/bl game officially localized (usually we got none). Finally, our voices were heard, since we got 10+ games this year! I hope these games sell well, so we can continue to see more great visual novels brought over. It really does all depend on the sales. So if you want to see this trend continue, definitely show your support if you can :) 

Are Zac Efron And Vanessa Hudgens’ Representatives Responsible For Their Issues?

 

Hey guys,

 

We just got a tip from a source that seems to know a lot about the Zac and Nessa breakup and a lot of other details going back as far as the leaked nude pictures of Vanesssa back in 2007. This source claims that their publicists are responsible for manipulating them and also that in certain circumstances that Zac’s publicist has leaked damaging information about Nessa to the press. We are going to post this verbatim from our source so you can read the whole thing.  We mind you that this is from our source and we take no responsiblility for the content or allegations made from this source.

 

We are very concerned about the actions of CAA’s Jason Barrett, and publicist Gina Hoffman, and their continuous publicity ploys to not only destroy the reputation of Vanessa Hudgens, but also the also the mishandling of Zac Efron.  Attached you will see facts, research, and statements from 2005 to 2011.  We do not contact you for any monetary gain or to gain media attention for ourselves, but do the one thing in Hollywood no one does and save people from further pain, and to have the truth spoken to the public.  Vanessa Hudgens has been an obsessive target of Gina Hoffman’s since around 2007 to present time due to Gina’s fear that Vanessa will gain more attention than her client Zac Efron, and the attached timeline will showcase how Gina Hoffman, and or Jason Barrett are ultimately responsible for the release of Vanessa Hudgens nude pictures.   We will go from media to media until someone takes notice of this, because we do not want to see Vanessa Hudgens or Zac Efron made to suffer, or be a puppet any longer to money hunger publicists and managers.  It is because of constant mismanagement that people like Marilyn Monroe, Michael Jackson, and Anna Nicole Smith died.

 

It is of upmost importance that you investigate the facts now, and have this out before her premiere, because they plan to cause more embarrassment and harm to her.  Why no one took the time years ago to investigate this we do not understand that facts are.  Also, we are concerned about Zac Efron’s reputation and his health, because of their actions it has led to him drinking, partying, and doing things that he normally would not.   You ask why waste our time contacting you? We were forced into this after years of having to watch this happen, and seeing it get worse and worse.  The facts are provided for your viewing, and can be verified it’s sad that we have to contact you in this manner, but we do not wish to see a young girl who only wishes to have her dreams come true ruined again, nor a young man be involved or drug through the mud by these people.  Again do not want or need any compensation the payment will be having the truth finally told, and out there, and shown that CAA controls not only the media, but their stars personal lives to, and aid and abet in harming other stars lives who they feel is not worthy of their stars, or in the spotlight. Every time Vanessa gets ahead they pull publicity stunts as outlined, or contact press to make bad articles on her calling her names, or slandering her reputation.

 

Gina Hoffman also represents Drake Bell and Paris Hilton, and there is a proven track record that Gina leaks out personal pictures whether to gain more attention for her clients, or ruin non-clients lives, and relationships.  Gina also leaked Paris Hiltons nudes not just Vanessa Hudgens as provided it the attached document after much investigation. Also Jason Barrett was overheard last weekend stating that the incident in 2007 for Vanessa Hudgens will happen again during her Beastly Premiere, and also the coming out of the new ‘Hollywood Couple”.

 

How much must one do in order to stay famous? Vanessa’s reputation that is what, and her five years of loyalty, and respect. He was on the phone with Zac at a popular restaurant in Los Angeles, CA I guess Vanessa was on her way the next day from Florida and he was telling Zac he needed to drop Vanessa for good because it was killing his image and his popularity and he needed to attract the male audience, or he would lose his career chances.

 

Mike H, our source in Hawaii tell us that while they were going out in the island they (Vanessa Hudgens and Zac Efron) already have little disagreements, we can´t tell you all the things but don´t be surprise when you find who is on talks or even might be the new “on screen couple” for the next heartthrob movie. At this moment you may have actually found who we are talking about, did you?

 

But what was exactly the disagreement about? Well our guess is, that promo tour in which he will be implicated over the next few months, he and his team knows he needs all the publicity for his movies, especially after the big fail his last was, well at least towards the studio he works with.

 

 So, according to Shane W, one of our insiders on set, Vanessa ranted to her costar about publicity and what their agencies ask them to do, and that was when a wise old actor told her,” fame is not worth you changing your life to please someone” and that she really needs to think of her too, be a bit selfish instead of the selfless girl she was being, agreeing in something that probably would hurt her more than anybody else.  She felt intimidated and scared by CAA.

 

After that little rant Vanessa and Zac went their separate ways, we saw him on set in New Orleans and she stayed in Hawaii, where mere days later Vanessa was spotted observing some aquarium shows, and strolling over the marina window shopping and grabbing coffee all alone.

 

Then it was out, “Zanessa broke up” and the big blow up on media about it, who broke the news? We all know it was E! Ken Baker, and neither then we were sure about a long time padded in the pocket reporter for CAA. People, Hola, magazines, their fans, all were still hoping to get Zanessa at Las Vegas, and more than that, according to Pure´s PR and Pure´s Dj Luciano the sales for Vanessa Hudgens big party went up quick than ever imagined, and as a special request from Miss Tisdale to keep the music high and all about girls taking all over the world. And even when everybody had a great time, there was no Zac but all her friends supporting her. Ashley Tisdale, Laura New, Brittany Snow, and where Robert Leach got to make a few questions to the Birthday girl herself, where she didn´t confirm her status but did clarify that she was once again to go and face whatever comes her way, while this happened at Pure, where did Zac go? He was in LA, strolling over bars and friends.

 

Christmas each one of them spent with their loved ones, Vanessa over at her parents’ house, and Zac at his back in San Luis Obispo, but not before being spotted together doing some shopping at Barneys New York.

 

Then January came and the “off couple” was “on” again when they were seen at North Carolina attending parties and hanging out with close friend Sophia Bush together and apart; days later there was the “oh so expected” picture that “confirmed” they were still an item, and were seen being very affectionate and loving towards one another, and Zac staying five days in Vanessa’s hotel room. Zac Efron even went to her wrap up party for Journey 2.

 

Tuesday came and sun found Zac Efron back in LA, where once again he was seen hitting the clubs with friends Mark Salling and Ryan Rottman, and days later doing shots and drinking tequila with Phoebe Tonkin, who until that moment was been considered as a possible co-star for his next project “Die in a Gunfight” yet we got word from Phoebe´s Gate House Management saying she was not going to act with Efron.

 

But then came the “Hiroshima bomb” Zac Efron spotted at Pink Taco. After pressures from Jason Barrett to end things with Vanessa Hudgens in order to save his career, and give him the attention needed.  He pushed Zac Efron on Thursday night to go to the Relativity hosted the media screening for “Take me home tonight” followed for a party to celebrate at Pink Taco, till 8 there was nothing out of common but then it happened, Zac Efron arrived at Pink Taco, and went directly towards Teresa Palmer to congratulate her on the movie, but wait? Congratulate her why? He didn´t even attended the screening? Did he? No, we don’t think saw, we didn´t see him back at the place, yet they seemed very close friends, hugs and smiles here and there, they even hold hands and he went to get their drinks. Teresa Palmer was set to star in Zac’s new movie the – Unnecessary Death of Charlie Countryman.

 

A little after 10:30 they left the place and soon there was the murmur of “Were they dating?” “Zanessa really broke up?” Ben L, Jenn G, and everybody else wondered the same.

 

About an hour later, close correspondent to HD called us telling about Zac Efron at Voyeur Club with Aussie actress, well we went after that. We got there a little after 1:30 and they were already leaving, he was holding her hand, and they were whispering and smiling, they both left in a black SUV. Noel V, suggested us going inside and see what else we could find, inside we found Shaun White, Ryan Rottman, Greg G, and more. Noel went asking the bar tender if he saw Teresa Palmer and Zac Efron, he told us he knew they both were there, along with 5 or 6 more friends, and that once Zac came asking for a new Tequila Bottle round, “he came with the snowboarder guy and were talking about having fun, the kind of fun that could lead him to something Shawn didn´t want to be part of”.

 

When further questioned about it he told us “the snowboarder guy asked him what all this parody was about? White answered Young or not is not right; this might get you in trouble. Efron said something along the lines why? You are not going to call Nessa and here I haven´t seen a fuck*** reporter so, let’s go, Shaun’s last words were “Do you know what will happen if this goes out, I don´t plan to be part of this” Efron answered well if someone ask me what´s this, I´ll say congratulating a friend for a great job, let’s go.  A few days later we see Zac Efron jump on the first plane to NYC where he was supposedly scheduled to film to avoid media interviews, because the fans went nuts, and were putting him down for cheating on Vanessa, and also calling Teresa names like ‘whore’  and then Teresa signed back on to Twitter 4 days after the Pink Taco incident. Also, please note that Zac Efron also got drunk /was seen drinking the night before the Creative’s 3D awards where he went through the door before media could get to him, and is closely monitored, by both Gina and Leslie every time he goes out.  No one is allowed to ask him about Vanessa, but they send people to ask Vanessa about Zac which she has not yet replied to at all.

 

And by the way if Hawaii, rumors for 2 months, publicity stunts with Teresa Palmer, and pictures meant to paparazzi a new car, the extra bucks every reporter has gotten in the last month or should I say week is worth a new car, house and even a holiday out of America, thanks to Gina Hoffman and Jason Barrett.

 

We want is the truth out there before they hurt these young upcoming star

 

This really comes as no shock to us at all. We have known all along that these Reps, Managers, and other agents associated with these stars manipulate them for publicity all the time. We still believe that is what is happening now with Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber seeing as how Sel is represented by CAA also.

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A year ago the 1989 Album came out and I remember being so excited for this album. I remember in the morning going to target to buy the album and as soon as we got back in the jeep I put it on and I loved it so much already! I listened to it on repeat for a week that’s the only thing I would listen to it was great. I remember watching all the opening week stuff on tv and being so excited! And when I realized that there would be a tour I was so so so excited and I remember telling my nana that I wanted to get tickets when they went on sale and then a couple months later I got my tickets for the Cleveland 1989 tour on June 3rd and being so exited for it, I found other swifties that were also going and became great friends with them we still talk to this day. Then the concert came around and we got to meet each other and it was like we had known each other for a really long time but we hadn’t. That night was amazing and I never wanted it to end. So that night I ended up thinking I would save up my money and buy a bstage pit ticket for the Columbus show and went to night two of it and I had made some friends before hand and got to meet some of them again and it was amazing! During the concert at one point you smiled at me and I died. So all I can say is this past year has been my favorite I’ve made some amazing friends gained some new favorite songs and two of the best nights of my life and it was all because of the 1989 album. So thank you so much Taylor this album means so much to me because of all those amazing reasons and more. #oneyearof1989

sonicscepter  asked:

If you don't mind me asking, how long have you been doing conventions? How did you start? Do you have any advice for a new (and totally broke) artist trying to get their stuff out there?

Get ready for a longer answer than you probably expected! I have literally lectured on this at colleges because it’s what I do for a living.

I started doing cons in highschool, so…15 years, give or take. I used to table at A-Kon and a handful of other nearish anime cons each year, because man, back then getting a table at those cons was easy for a 15 year old that barely knew what she was doing. I pretty much just sold 8.5″x11″ prints that I had made at Office Depot or whatever. Bless the kind people that bought younger me’s shitty art back then.

Eventually I moved away from Texas to attend SCAD in Atlanta, so I started doing AWA, and quickly learned that one of the most important things when doing cons is to have NEW STUFF each year. Since I was bogged down with schoolwork, I didn’t have extra time to make new stuff and was like “why the hell isn’t anyone buy anything when I sold so much last year?” Because, dummy, the people that like your art already bought the stuff they wanted from you. Now that I’m out of school I get to make sure I always have new stuff, and retire stuff that I’m tired of carrying around.

I will also tell you this: in the 15 years I’ve been doing this? I’ve only started making any sort of profit doing it in the last 3 or 4. Having a strong internet presence is a big part of it, I’m sure, but man, you gotta stick with it and not let slow sales discourage you if you’re starting out. Keep producing work. Make friends with the people you see consistently at cons.

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So, I work at a grocery store, a kind of smaller chain with some over priced things, nothing that great. It’s my first job and it’s been my first job for a year now, and there are still customers who just don’t read signs. Ever. Probably not just a problem here, but it’s still annoying as hell.

Yesterday a woman bought, like, 20 cans of canned vegetables that were supposedly on sale. (And a bunch of other stuff that she wanted in paper bags too, so that was fun??) As I was scanning them though, only certain ones were coming up with the sale price, so the woman stopped me and questioned why they weren’t ALL ringing up the sale price. So I told her they were probably only select the varieties, and she insists that the sign was “over all of them”. I figured she didn’t understand what I meant and brought out our ad, showing that it said “select varieties” of that entire brand. She insists again and just stares at me in disbelief, yknow that look they give you when they probably want a manager.
So I call the manager over and have him clarify again, it’s for select varieties. Woman insists again the sign was over all of them (which still means nothing if you didn’t read the “select varieties” part) and he offers to check but she just tells him to forget it. I apologize like a good little employee and she says it’s just really “inconvenient”…? I get that not specifying which one is shitty, but you probably could’ve asked before bringing all these cans here that I scanned basically all of already, would’ve been better. Luckily she apologized for snapping so I respect her for that much, since most customers wouldn’t even do THAT.

I had another man come in maybe a few months after I started. We have sales sometimes that say “with a $10 purchase”, implying you have to buy it WITH an additional purchase of at least 10 dollars. A man tried to buy a steak on this deal that was huge and $14, and I told him the price. He said it should’ve only been like $6 or something and I told him that I’d check the ad. I saw the “additional purchase” part and explained it to him, but he still was basically calling bullshit that it should be the sale price, and man he was MAD that he couldn’t just get his cheap little steak and leave. He asks to speak to a manager and of course, I’m panicking because I’m relatively new and just full of anxiety so I pick out the first person above me I see and call her over.
There wasn’t a manager in sight and I wasn’t aware I could call them over the intercom, so I called over the cashier working at customer service. (I didn’t realize she was just a cashier, I figured customer service was like some kind of supervisor or something? It was dumb, but she acted very professional like a manager anyways) She came over and he started explaining the situation and she told him what I said, that he needed to spend additional money to get the purchase. So this grown man just spits out, “well, I don’t want it then!” And he throws the meat down on the register and walks out. He was that big of a baby about not paying full price for his huge steak, and honestly I never want him to come back anyways.

Then throughout the day there are customers always saying “this should be on sale” and reading the wrong sign entirely, it’s just so frustrating and holds the line up to have someone check on it. If it was right then kudos to you, but half the time it never is, just PLEASE read signs and ads so we don’t have to suffer on a busy day because you don’t read.