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The Signs as 2004 Films
  • Aries: Shrek 2
  • Taurus: A Cinderella Story
  • Gemini: Spider-Man 2
  • Cancer: Shark Tale
  • Leo: 13 Going on 30
  • Virgo: The Incredibles
  • Libra: Ella Enchanted
  • Scorpio: Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
  • Sagittarius: Anchorman
  • Capricorn: The Notebook
  • Aquarius: Saw
  • Pisces: Mean Girls

Can we please talk about “girls night out”:

-Ella draining her piña colada and taking Chloe’s

-Maze taking the piña colada back to Chloe

-Linda showing up

-Linda admitting working as a sex phone operator

-Ella skipping small talk, and the whole I used to steal cars.

-Maze: I was forged in the bowels of Hell to torture the guilty for all of eternity.

-Chloe: A little divorce, single parenthood, possible homelessness and most likely many, many cats in my future

-Tequila, stat, keep ‘em coming

-Chloe imitating Lucifer with a fake adorable accent: “Hey Chloe, name three friends that you could go call and have a drink with.”, “ You use work to avoid having fun”

-And then the FIGHT: Maze: Hey! No one calls my skank a skank. Chloe being hit. Ella responding, Maze fighting back. Chloe trying to stop the fight, badge in hand and being tackled to the floor. Maze sweaping clear the area with the ball stick. Linda under the bar cheerring her. And Maze graving the guy and sitting him and Ella throwing water in his face to wake him up.

-BONUS: the missing half hour, where aparently Chloe talked with Maze about being roomates, I would love to see that.

I was laughing out loud at the whole scene. I wish we get to see another “girls night out”

anonymous asked:

What are some examples of racism in ballet and who are some ballerinas who are faced with this

unfortunately, there are a lot. the ballet world has a history of not hiring and/or not promoting dancers of color. a lot of dancers of color have been rejected based on “body type” reasons which is a terrible and racist excuse. more dancers of color have been asked to drastically change their bodies to even be considered for casting. institutionalized racism runs rampant in the ballet world.

  • misty copeland, an african american dancer, was originally rejected by ballet companies under the guise of “You have the wrong body for ballet,” as seen in this under armour commercial, saying that she lacked the right feet, achilles tendons, turnout, torso length, and bust.
  • furthermore when misty started at abt, she was the only black female dancer out of 80 dancers.
  • precious adams was told to bleach her skin by one of her teachers while studying at the bolshoi ballet school, and she is not the only one who has been told to do this.
  • the houston ballet, a company with 47 dancers, has only 2 black  dancers, both male, and Houston’s population is 23.7 percent black
  • nashville ballet has one black female dancer among nine other women, but luckily has begun working with project plie to try to increase diversity in their programs
  • michaela deprince overheard one of her directors saying “we don’t put a lot of effort into the black girls, because they end up getting fat”
  • Out of the English National Ballet’s corps of 64 dancers, only three are black.
  • the bolshoi ballet has no black dancers OUT OF OVER 200 DANCERS
  • similarily, the mariinsky ballet has no black dancers out over 200 dancers as well, and very few asian dancers as well. 
  • no black ballerina has danced the female lead in Swan Lake at Covent Garden, and misty copeland was the first black female dancer to do odette at abt
  • lauren anderson was the first black ballerina to dance swan lake in 1996
  • 2012 Britain saw its first black swan with the debut of Celine Gittens at Birmingham Royal Ballet
  • Ella Havelka was the first indigenous dancer ever appointed to the Australian Ballet in 2007
  • yuhui choe still hasnt been promoted after being a soloist for seven years and doing tons of principal roles- which hasnt been openly said to be because she is a korean dancer-but come on.
  • michaela deprince said she experienced both overt racism “from some ballet moms who seemed to be eager to express their opinion about black girls in classical ballet” and subtle racism from “from schools, especially from summer intensives, and companies.”
  • out of almost a hundred dancers, the royal ballet has less than a dozen black dancers, and many of its asian or hispanic dancers have faced stagnation in the ranks.
  • pacific northwest ballet has one cuban male principal, one mongolian male principal, and no principal ladies of color. there are no female soloists of color, and two male soloists of color. 
  • maria tallchief was one of the first native american dancers in 1942, and unfortunately since her era, we have seen very few others. 
  • new york city ballet’s principals are also very white as well- out of 22 principals there is only one dancer of color- amar ramasar. the soloist rank has two dancers of color- craig hall, and georgina pazcoguin. new york city’s population alone is more than fifty percent people of color.
  • the nutcracker is basically a GIGANTIC RACIST STEREOTYPE, no matter how much we love or hate it, it’s obvious that all of the second act divertisments are overblown caricatures
  • san francisco ballet has two asian female principals, three cuban principals, and one brazilian principal.
  • angela harris, formerly with the georgia ballet, said “Race is always present in our lives; often we are not considered just good dancers, but good black dancers. “
  • Lauren Anderson faced racist death threats in the 1990s for daring to dance in supposedly white classical roles.

racism is RUNNING RAMPANT in the ballet world and these are only a few examples. and unfortunately the ballet community on tumblr tends to ignore this- blindly pretending that racism isnt present in ballet, or ignoring when these cases are brought to our attention. i know that i have inadvertently done this as well, contributing to the silencing of the voices of dancers of color. 

the fact that diversity has taken this long to start to take roots is terrible. in hundreds of years of ballet history, it has taken until the end of the twentieth century for us to see any progress towards racial equality. the civil rights movement took place in the 60s, and it has taken us even longer in the ballet world to recognize it.

we NEED more dancers of color. we need more dancers of color to be promoted and given the ranks they DESERVE. we need to recognize their experiences and encourage diversification in our art form.

if this is not enough examples for you that racist is very, very present in the ballet world, is suggest you take off your glasses and actually look at the stark reality here. this isnt even all of the examples. i could go through every major ballet company’s roster and find very similar results. i apologize if i have left anything very important out, but please feel free to add. dancers names are in italics and there are links to the articles in which i found this information.

A little thought I had. . .

How cool would it be if the lucifer fans had a group chat? It wouldn’t have to be just specific to tumblr or Twitter but maybe one that could incorporate everyone who likes the show and would love to talk to others about it. Like either a GroupMe or a Skype chat. I can vouch for Skype since I’m in another fandom and we use it and it works so well. (There are probably other ones but these are the two that I’m familar with so if you have others don’t hesitate to reach out) Just reblog and message me if you’re genuinely interested in joining.

Keep in mind that *It’s JUST A POSSIBILITY BUT IT COULD HELP US WORK OUT OUR HIATUS WOES AND THINK OF GROUP PROJECTS AND FUN WAYS TO GET THE WORD OUT FOR A RENEWAL.. . *

2. Gryffindor seventh years setting up an extensive race track around the Hogwarts grounds and using it for irl Mario Kart complete with blue shells charmed to follow the person in first, and pots of ink to impair your rival’s vision

It all went fine until one second year dared them to recreate rainbow road.

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Here it is, the master post of all the edits (by far) (Tumblr allows to put 10 photos/images, the HAO one was the 11th so if you scroll down a little in my profile you can see it , I’ll out her edit in the next master post with the other edits I’m making rn) :)