i know you won't be going on my blog so whatever

anonymous asked:

Idk if you've been asked this before, but what are your thoughts of Bensavi?

anonymous asked:

break up anon from before - i hear you, all that is def possible. i differ b/c i think m would rather be the beard than the ex. she just wants whatever will allow her to exploit connection w/ d as long as possible. if they spin it as her being a friend, she stays publicly in the good graces of d & his people. she gets credit for helping. she won't get sympathy as the ex, b/c of ben. fans will think he's a homewrecker, blame her, turn on her instantly. if she doesn't know this, ben&d def do. 1/2

*2/2 i don’t think they’ll bother w/ a intermediary beard b/c it’s just more work for no gain. the (definitely planted) blinds from last month, plus the promo that d has been allowed to do w/o m recently, makes me think even his team is learning that. but maybe not? time will tell. in general, though, i think the process might be more simple than it seems. i feel like fandom should be prepared for a bunch of stuff only we really care about to not be addressed or explained at all.            

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Hi Break Up Anon!  If you were to ask me.  And what I think is the best plan moving forward.  No question in my mind.  The truth. I would love for Darren to be able to come out.   With Chris by his side.  And soon.  And to get the TLOS6 dedication we all know Chris wants.  (Perhaps too optimistic?   July is around the corner).  

I guess I’ve been warned by so many people that a new beard is happening.  I have to rationalize it in my head. It’s what I do with everything that’s happened. I go through stages.  First the gut reaction. And to the idea of a new beard that was a resounding NO.   No more lies.  Do not exacerbate a situation that is already a complete mess by adding more lies. Whether overt or implied.  

And then I try to prepare myself for what may be reality.  And in this case it was by looking at it from the outside and developing the only scenario that makes any kind of sense.  A bridge.  

Because I agree. It isn’t all that logical to hire a new beard.  Miarren was so poorly executed. That even the most faithful have doubts.  If they didn’t.   They wouldn’t be reading my blog.  And they do.  And I think I have been very clear.  I don’t waiver.  I am a believer.  And nothing they can say.  And no picture they can send.  Or video will make me change my mind. 

If Team Beard wanted any chance of selling this relationship as reality. It should have ended the minute Ben entered the picture. Because all of the other missteps can maybe be overlooked (not really). But he cannot.  The fact is Mia Swier has a live in boyfriend named Ben Hudson. And that fact precludes miarren from existing.  

So if even the most faithful don’t believe in this public relationship Darren’s had for 6, 7, 10 years (seems to recently been implied she was around for AVPM?)- the natural question  is “why is he pretending to date her?”   And the only conclusion. Darren is hiding something or someone and likely is not as straight as sold.  And if the straight narrative is no longer selling.  There is absolutely no logical reason to employ a new beard.  It’s an utter waste of time with little gain. Except for some press.  And my bridge scenario.  

And the fact remains.  Even if they stage a break-up.  Mia is naive if she thinks the truth will never surface. It will.  It’s just a matter of when. So there will be a staged break-up that will be uncovered as an utter and complete lie. Just adding one more to the pile.  And whatever sympathy she earned.  Will be completely undone.  Especially if they uncover exactly what kind of person she is and how much she has hurt and manipulated Darren.

And you are correct.  How long can she continue to hide the truth of the nature of her relationship with Ben?  A month?  Two at most?  Ben has been more patient than any person should ever have to be.  But he’s barely hiding their relationship now.  He’s not going to sit in the background and let her mourn miarren for too long.  He’s going to want to be open and honest and free.  And no way are her fans going to believe it was platonic all along and suddenly evolved into more once Darren exited. Any chance of that was ruined when Darren dropped the roommate bomb. And our fandom went in overdrive to expose the truth once the door was open.

So I concur.  The truth is the best option.  And there is absolutely no question. His team has been testing this. This is why we got a 2 minute story about a gay porn star.  The 20 articles that followed and multiple blinds. Not to mention Darren freely running around NYC for a weekend going on dates with Elvis and hanging out at well known LGBT+ bars.  Seeing how the fans react.  And I do believe they’ve realized.  The world isn’t going to end if Darren is anything less than straight.  And quite frankly.  That free and vibrant Darren is a much stronger product to sell.  Because this is the Darren all of the fans fell in love with.  This is the Darren we were introduced to so many years ago. And that part of him has been repressed for too long due to a web of lies and the people he’s surrounded by.  

So I too conclude.  The truth is the best option and it absolutely shines the brightest, most sympathetic light on her.  We here in CC land. We know the truth about exactly what kind of person she is. But the GA think she’s a good person.

So the scenario that works best.   Darren posts his Facebook video (how I always see this happening. But I’m good with whatever method).  Tells his truth.  And in doing so makes a very clear statement.  Thanking Mia for being the best friend in the world. Supporting him through this journey.  Even hiding her own relationship.  And wishing her and Ben a lifetime of happiness. 

And with that statement.  She wins.  She hailed as a hero by her fans.  

Time will tell how this goes down. I want to again be clear. I will support whatever decision is made. I have to place my trust in Darren and Chris that they will make the best choice they can. It’s their lives. They are the ones that have to live with the consequences of any decision made.  And no matter what. There will be consequences.  For everyone involved.  But these two are just too damn talented for any long term negative impact. I truly believe the world is theirs to conquer. Both as individuals and as a couple.  And nothing will stop me from getting tickets to opening night of that brilliant musical they create together.  

P.S.   on the questions never addressed.  I think we all expect that.   I’m fully prepared to only get the partial truth.  I just hope someday we get the skating riot photo we all know Darren has framed in their house.  

anonymous asked:

Hey, I have zero experience in drawing or any kind of manual art like that. But I've decided I want to try and learn even just the basics, but the resources online are sketchy and I have no knowledge to be able to decipher what's good and what's not. I really love your art, I know you probably get this a lot but where do you think I should start?

ALRIGHT alright alright I’m going to make this some sort of ”beginner artist” masterpost and include as many resources as I possibly can. I am going to assume you want to focus on the ”drawing” aspects of art since it can take many forms. Here are some pointers and resources I consider vital when learning how to draw, things I’ve learned from multiple art oriented courses. This is going to be a very quick and general thing and I’ll make some serious and properly drawn tutorials in the future (the drawings in this one are going to be embarrassing, try to only take the general idea from them) but to start off:

  • Before you jump into drawing in any particular style, learn your realism.

This is probably mistake #1 in many young art enthusiasts: they go straight into wanting to draw either anime, or a particular cartoon’s style because a stylized form of art is much more appealing to them than realistic things. Which is valid, but I’ll have you know in order to get any of those styles right, you have to learn the basics AND ONLY THEN proceed to use that knowledge to ”deform” said realism into any style you want. Be it learning from life drawing and observing, pictures online of real people or animals. When you look at a big household name in the artist world’s work, as flashy as their stuff might be, a trained eye is able to tell immediately if the person has proper anatomical knowledge or not, no matter how much they try to mask it with ”this is just my style.” Let me show you an example: 

(excuse the 5 minute sketches pls, note these are actually highly inaccurate (the knees should be placed lower on the second drawing and calves shouldn’t be as big as the thighs) but I wanted to demonstrate ”realistic proportions” in contrast to more of a stylized drawing in a really quick way, a google search for “human anatomy” will bring up much more accurate visual representations of all this so I highly recommend doing that)

But basically in order to play around with anatomy you first need to learn realistic proportions (you don’t need to absolutely master them or anything, but you need to know things like the distance between the forehead, eyes + nose and chin correlate, places where fat stores in comparison to where muscle stores, the size of the forearm until in reaches the wrist/arm are practically the same, arms + hands reach below the hipbone and halfway to the the upper thigh) and only then proceed to bend those rules to create your own stylized version of things, which means you get to play around with a lot of shapes like so: 

  • USE GUIDELINES

For the love of all that is holy make use of guidelines, whether with a light colored blue or red pencil if you’re drawing by hand or a sketch layer in Photoshop/SAI etc. They will help out so much when it comes to knowing where you should place each feature. Many people attempt to draw directly without them and while after a lot of practice it might work, to start off you really need to understand basic figure building.

(I’m literally drawing all these one drawing a minute excuse the shittiness I’m just trying to get the point across ahah gOD THESE ARE PISSPOOR)

  • Carry a little sketchbook with you if you can and draw strangers while riding the train, bus, etc. Just draw whatever you see.

It’s not only entertaining when you might be bored out of your mind but extremely productive to draw people, animals, scenery, anything you can see that you might want to sketch out for practice, you can. No better way to learn than real life. 

  • Take time to draw. And draw. And draw.

You will not learn or improve overnight, bettering yourself when it comes to art is an endless and ongoing lifelong process. But it won’t be due to osmosis, you gotta sit your ass down and draw as frequently as you can afford to (although excesses can be bad for you, learn to also take breaks and find comfortable positions because drawing CAN REALLY MESS UP YOUR BACK like badly and you don’t wanna end up hunched over because of it or with tendonitis) But believe me: practice makes perfect and if you learn to observe and understand why you’re drawing what you’re drawing, why are you placing that line where you’re placing it and start thinking in 3D, you will surely improve.

Now for the part you truly want to look out for -

RESOURCES

USEFUL BOOKS/AUTHORS

MATERIALS

BLOGS WITH AN INFINITY OF TUTORIALS

HELPFUL WEBSITES

Last but not least, some artists that inspire me beyond words and that might also inspire you.

I hope this helps!

anonymous asked:

Hello. Your blog is your blog, and you have a right to share whatever opinion about anything on your own blog. Personally, I enjoyed Captive Prince (for various reasons I won't go into), but I understand why you (among others) do not. But please don't post it in the main tag! Yes, the posts can be "whooshed away" but it's still rather rude to put it in a tag used by people who enjoy and want to celebrate the series. Thank you! :)

Or?!?!?! You can kiss my black ass?!?!?!

This isn’t run-of-the-mill fandom ship hate or even discourse. I don’t give a shit if book criticism makes you reel “uncomfortable”. Nothing you feel could ever compare to way my stomach churns as a descendant of enslaved people who were raped and tortured to not only know that there’s a book out there written by some clueless white woman about centered on a brown person being stripped of their royalty and forced into sexual slavery under a white man, but to see that book being praised uncritically in YA circles on and off of tumblr AND ALSO get hailed as progressive because just there’s a same sex ship and a brown person somewhere. If you really understand the way you say you understand (and i highly doubt you do), it shouldn’t be that difficult for you to grasp why I don’t give a shit about tags and what you’d consider “rather rude”. Slavery is “rather rude”. The hypersexualization of black and brown bodies is “rather rude”. Romanticizing those things in the form of YA literature is “rather rude”. So once again, you, your ask, C.S. Pacat, and all her little fans can kiss my rude black ass :)

Why we ship what we ship, or why Camren shippers won't stop shipping Camren

People ask CS blogs why we still ship camren, or that we should stop, we’re crazy, Lauren, Lucy and Camila are bothered, etc. Please understand that each one of us have our own story.

For me, camren and 5H have been my only friends in my darkest time. I’ve been struggling with depression for the past two years because i failed college and had to drop out. When all my friends have graduated, some have got married, got a job, move on with their life, i’m still stuck in my inertia. And it’s such a lonely, deep and dark place because i don’t feel like i want to socialize with my friends, my family, or even myself. I want to be left alone. For me my only goal is to survive and doesn’t give up on that impulse to cut my wrist and end the suffering.

I got into the fandom because I accidentally saw “Lauren Jauregui” trended on Tumblr (it was the day Laucy kiss got leaked). I got curious and i dig in the tag. The rest is history. You see, i don’t like pop and what i listen to is pretty far from pop, don’t even mention some tweenie girl groups. My expectation of 5H was so-so. But then i saw some hilarious posts, like their quirky meet & greet pictures, dorky Camila gifs, some very strange and amusing conspiracy theories, etc. It picked my interest. And for all i know i keep coming back for more.

For the first time ever, i forget my depression, i’m laughing. I haven’t laugh till my stomach hurts for a long time. I don’t know when exactly, but it’s like the girls and the Tumblr fandom are my friends. When i feel low, i seek them–the hilarious fan videos, gifs, pictures, the pervert tumblr squad, the Karla Estrabao booty shake, the Normila reminiscences, Ally laughing like a maniac, the Camren conspiracy theories, etc. Those, they, made me feel like i’m not alone and less lonely. These girls and the Tumblr fandom (the Camren and OT5 fandom) made me forget my sorrows and the bad things i’m going through.

Perhaps the answer to “why do we ship what we ship?” is because we seek the emotional bond our otp have. These girls make me want to seek their kind of friendship and love. When i ship Normila or Norminah or whatever 5H ship for that matters, it’s because i see the friendship i yearn in them. When i ship Camren it’s never about my perversion, it’s because i see the kind of love i want to have in Camila and Lauren. Whatever kind of love it is, platonic or romantic.

It’s not about who’s Lauren or Camila dating. I don’t ship Lauren with Lucy, Luis, Brad, or even Ryan Gosling because I didn’t see the kind of love i want to see in those people. I find my kind of love in Camren. And if you find your kind of love in Laucy, then i’m happy for you. But as long as the CS you ask to stop shipping isn’t crossing the boundaries of direct interaction (tagging, mentioning the girls), then please respect people’s right to ship what they want to ship. If you want to get angry, get angry at the right people–those who cross the boundaries.

We all cope with life in our different ways. Some cope with Camren, some with Laucy, some with OT5, DC3, basically whatever ship you guys ship (but i’m sure no one cope with Camachine). And it’s fine as long as the shipper respect the otp. And that we should respect each other’s ship. If you try to understand, you will never judge. And if you judge, you will never understand.

godsavesmcqueen 


“If you steal the blankets, I am going
to put my cold feet on you.“ // headchef!jin

Seokjin smells like a mellow blend of lavender and honey after he showers. He feels like soft hair brushing against your skin, the firmness of his form wrapping around you yet leaving a sense of gentleness for you to pull away if you wanted to as the night drags out when you fall asleep (usually you don’t, but hey, there are times where Seokjin finds you on the complete other side of the bed).

You smile when he tucks you close to him, long arms cascading round your hips and they travel like delicate vines up your back and down again, creating a soothing rhythm for you to sigh in his shoulder as you keep your movements simple, yet heartwarming. Seokjin grins when he feels your arms gingerly moving to wrap around his torso and they lock behind his back, the same time he reaches to pull the blanket to cover your bodies.

Of course, it wouldn’t be complete if - “Head chef?”

In any occasion, when alone, he would either tell you of how you need not mention of his position when it came down to business or tease you back with little chef because one, cute. Two, no other reason needed. This time it was the latter.

“Yes, my little chef?”

“If you steal the blankets, I’m going to put my cold feet on you,”

Seokjin doesn’t know if he wants to laugh or question what you mean by since when did I do that but he leaves it to you when you bid him with a warm goodnight, Jinnie and snuggle against him. There’s no room for an argument and he knows he’s sold when you smile widely with your eyes sealed shut, pressing your body to his like two pieces of a puzzle completing the picture of comfort - he dare not break that.

“Whatever makes you happy,” You hear him murmuring as he kisses the crown of your head, then rests his chin atop, arms never breaking open, keeping you close.

((seokjin did steal all the blankets that night. 

guess who woke up at 4am because he felt icy cold tips against his thighs?

read the first word to the first sentence.))

anonymous asked:

MAMA! So I'm moving out on my own for the first time and I'm nervous that I'm going to fail and won't be able to take care of myself and be a functioning adult. Any tips?

First: Vitamins are important. Not necessarily multivitamin gummies, but vitamins in food. Foods like Spinach are generally cheap but have like 80 nutrients that you need. Of course, diets high in nutrition might be kind of expensive compared to just buying some gummy vitamins. Figure out what’s right for you.

Drink enough water. 3 liters a day. Look at me. 3. Liters. A Day. Do your best.

Speaking of figuring stuff out, a basic way to build your finances is this:

Don’t buy any extra shit month one. Buy food, gas, pay the bills, put everything else away. Keep every receipt. At the end of month one, total everything up. That’s your necessary funds. Round up to the nearest 50, just in case (822 - 850 for example). Got anything left over? Divide that. Half into savings. The other half? Whatever the hell you want. You may want to half it again for a rainy day fund or you may want 5 orders of the 20 count McNuggets. Live your dreams. Drink water.

Do what you can to get 8 hours of sleep, but don’t feel bad if you can only get 6 or 7. You’re doing your best.

See that there day off? Yeah you’re going to want to use it for food prep. Cut up veggies and meat. Mix eggs for scrambled eggs. Put that in containers so it’s ready for you to cook. You’re going to want something easy.

Pack enough for lunch when you work. You’re gonna want to pack what you normally eat. Pack a little more than that. Don’t make my mistakes.

Drink water.

Eat Breakfast. I know I know I’m not a fan either but you gotta do it friend. We both gotta do it.

Clean regularly. I know it sucks and you’re tired but it’s better to wash a plate then spend your day off handling Mount 3-Day Old Spaghetti Sauce.

Here’s some links to blogs that have adulting tips:

http://howtogrowthefuckup.com/ for general adulting needs. A lot nicer than the url implies.
http://www.unfuckyourhabitat.com/ for cleaning adulting needs.

AND DRINK SOME WATER SO HELP ME

-Lou the Lobster

"They happen too soon, so they won't be endgame.."

I usually try not to do this - I hate doing this actually, but right now, I’m not in the mood of playing nice, and it’s my blog so I do whatever I want..Here is the thing: I had this bad idea of scrolling down the snowbarry tag, out of curiosity. And I saw someone saying that, because Westallen kiss happens too soon, they’re never gonna last and they’ll never be endgame and Snowbarry will get a slow burn.

I honestly don’t know whether I should just

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or just

I mean.. I know everyone is entitled to their opinion, and I know I shouldn’t make a big deal of it, but.. If pulling our ship down is the only way you found to feel secure about yours, that is just..

Anyway.. I’ll be honest - as happy as I am about this Westallen kiss - like, really happy :D

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I absolutely don’t know .where all of this will go. Because you never  know what writers are planning. Like, seriously, who did see that kiss coming?? No one! So, who knows what comes next? My own experience taught me two things:

  • Never say never
  • Never say always either - until you’re 300% sure! (I was just 200% sure about Stelena being endgame, and look where they are now.. I’m not being a downer, I’m just being pragmatic)

Is it too soon for WestAllen? Maybe..

Maybe not.

All I can say is, maybe Westallen is not much of a slow burn as people - I - expected. That does not mean they won’t be endgame.

Not every “endgame couple” was a slow burn. You want some examples?

Snow & Charming, Once Upon A Time

It only took them a season to find each other, and so far they’re the only real-established couple in the show. They are married. They have children and a huge family. They are the True Love icon of OUAT.

Brooke & Julian, One Tree Hill

These two met at the beginning of season 6. They first kissed around mid-season 6. They broke up, to finally get back together by the end of.. season 6!! All of this in only one season!! So much for a slow burn.. And guess what? Three seasons later, they were married and had their own family. 

Nathan & Haley, One Tree Hill

They were first love. Haley never knew anyone before, and Nathan never loved anyone before. Their love story started season 1. They were the very first real romance of the show. Everything they’d been through, they faced it as a couple. And they lasted for 9 seasons, until the end of the show.

So, you guys still wanna talk about how soon Westallen happens, and how endgame they’re not? Because I still have a few examples left!

My point is..You need to get over yourself.

First: your own ship has not even sailed and you’re already trying to bring our ship down?? With all due respect, what is wrong with you?? Besides, you are saying Snowbarry will be a slow burn, but.. No offense, how do you even know they’re gonna happen? How you do you know they’re gonna become a thing? Truth is, you don’t. No one does. Maybe. Maybe not. But Westallen is happening right now.

Second: Westallen is far from over. It’s only the beginning. And life does not end the day you get in a relationship. People tend to think that being together is only the destination, and once you reach it, it’s over. You’re wrong - it’s not the final destination. It’s just the start of another journey - a greater journey. FYI: you may have the slowest burn ever, if your ship looks like sh*t once they finally get together, they’ll have like 0% to be endgame (okay, I’ll be nice, maybe 3%..)

Third: As I proved above, you don’t need to be a slowburn to be endgame. To be endgame, what matters is not “how long it will take before they become canon”. What matters is “how much they love each other” and how strong their relationship is gonna be.

And right now.. Guess who is the winner??

DISCLAIMER: All Gifs used are NOT MINE

EDIT: And just so you know, OTH was a show from the CW!! Just saying..

anonymous asked:

I love your art and your posts about tony and steve and spn, i'd wish you had less b*cky content though, I hate that character if the writers were good they wouldn't need that plot device, hopefully he won't show up in the MCU for a while, apart from that your blog is perfect


Hi anon!

I love how you used an asterisk in “Bucky” as if it wasn’t going to show up in tags and would make the message less offensive to people who browse of whatever. Oh look! I don’t tag my hate! ♥ I’m a respectful person! ♥ I’m just pissing off artists directly in their inbox but otherwise, I wrote B*cky so, that’s ok ♥

Or maybe I’m having this all wrong and you are against BECKY. Damn, this asterisk is misleading!

What is happening at the moment with idiots who left their brain on the side of the road before hitting the “send” button of my ask box? Are the stars well aligned? Is it the end of the matting season and the baby idiots are left without the surveillance of their parents? Was I delivered by mistake after some other fan art blog ordered a pack of idiots on Amazon. Or..Or… MAYBE it’s a divine payback of some sort. I drew too much porn and now God is sending me a battalion of morons to remind me of my sins. THE LORD IS TESTING ME! 

You know what, you have the right to hate Bucky. It’s a free country. Write metas on your blog to say that he’s just a “plot device” (two movies dealing with the complexity of the Winter Soldier, a central character in the comics at the point he’s becoming Captain America but yeah..a “plot device”), that he sucks as a character, that your grandma who suffers from arthritis could have done a better job than Sebastian Stan, I don’t care, just go ahead. Your blog, your rules. I’m not an adept of “You shouldn’t write this kind of stuff!! It’s meeeean!”. I just don’t understand WHY you feel the need to come to my blog to tell me this. Do I go and tell people stuff like “Your face is perfect except for your horrible teeth that make you look like a scorbutic pirate”, “You have a lovely family Francis…except for your bumdass wife Karen”, “What an amazing house you’ve got there Barney, too bad you decorated it like a 1930’s brothel”?

No, I keep that to myself because my parents happened to have taught me how to behave, you freaking muppet.

Stop contacting artists to tell them “I love your blog BUT…”, it’s like telling them what they should draw, we’re not here to draw what you want and we couldn’t care less that a part of what we do is not your cup of tea. Use Tumblr Savior, unfollow, follow the right tags but have a mercy, stop pissing people off directly in their inbox.

But I recognize, it’s also my fault. 200%. I plea guilty. I promised I would stay away from my graphic tablet in order to relax and draw less and look what is happening, I’m in a FUCKING TROLLING MOOD and I answer to asks that would have usually ended up in the trash (where they definitely belong). I already deleted one yesterday from someone (maybe the same person) who were hoping that Bucky wouldn’t be in Black Panther and who was whining as if I were in charge of the whole fucking MCU. Do I look like Kevin Feige or the Russos? Did I shapeshift during the night?

Hopefully he won’t show up in the MCU for a while
Sebastian Stan signed for 9 movies. Don’t hold your breath pumpkin.

Before leaving, I’m gonna do you a favor an post a bit of Bucky with a great T-shirt.

(If you love this art, it’s HERE)

neverenoughhoursinaday  asked:

Hey, first of all, thanks for your great blog and the advice you've already given! I'm sort of a pre-med and have an odd question. A friend recently suffered a loss, and I found that I'm not very good at consolation. I've noticed at the hospital a few times as well. I'm just awkward and feel like whatever I say won't be adequate. I mean, it won't be. It never is. But other people seem to manage it better than I do. So my question is, can you learn that at all? Or am I just not empathetic enough?

No worries friend. We are all pretty awkward at consolation at first - except those rare few people who were designed to go into palliative care. Those people are treasures. 

Pro-tip: unless you’ve been in the exact same situation the patient is in, your words will probably never be adequate. What is important is your presence and your body language. 

If you don’t know what to say, be quiet. Sit with the patient. Let them open up to you. Cry with them. Ask them what they’re thinking. Touch their shoulder. Hand them a box of tissues and let them know it’s okay to cry. 

If you can’t grasp what they’re going through, say that. “I can’t begin to imagine how hard this must be.” “I can’t imagine what you’re going through.” “I wish I understood better what you’re feeling.” This conveys your sympathy without belittling their own experience. 

You absolutely can learn to console people. My school actually had a clinical skills session on breaking bad news where psychiatrists and palliative care specialists came and helped us practice consoling actors and gave us tips to improve. You can’t really learn compassion or empathy, but you can learn to channel it and express it better. You can watch others who you think are good at comforting people and emulate them. Chances are they were pretty nervous or awkward at it at first too (or maybe they still are!  I’ve had many attendings tell me that I played it so cool at times when I knew I was a nervous wreck inside). 

anonymous asked:

You are the blogger who has some familiarity with celeb life and weird ways in Hollywood, do you honestly think that this "whatever" she is blonde is not with Samwise? Care to make a guess (just for funsies) what might be going on? I won't hold you to money or anything if you're wrong. Also, what is the craziest celeb dating story you ever heard from your blog days?

For funsies, I would say someone is doing a highly amateurish job at selling Sam and MM as a couple. Like, Fisher Price My First PR Stunt on the clearance rack for $5.99 amateur.

The timing and/or circumstance of the breadcrumbs are embarrassingly transparent. A “candid” photo of them at a winery that just so happened to be taken by a network employee? Rumors of MM being in Montreal when it can come out later that Sam was there for work pertaining to OL casting? Vague selfies and Where In the World Is Carmen Sam Diego (typo stays) games on IG that are completely juvenile? A completely failed rollout as a “public” couple that was only public to a small subsection of the fandom who happened to have the Hubble fucking telescope aimed toward the Outlander table because if you blinked, you would have missed the fact that MM was even there? None of it is compelling from a gossip standpoint and MM would be on precisely ZERO radars. No pics? No easy evidence? Too much effort to connect the dots? No story.

I know people want their faves to be upstanding citizens who would never lie to them. We all think we’re the sane ones who wouldn’t step over boundaries or make them uncomfortable. But, as a whole, fans are scary as fuck and wildly intrusive and I don’t begrudge anyone who tries to keep something for themselves. Just…if you’re gonna be shady, be good at it. I appreciate a sneaky motherfucker if I can clap my hands on the other side of deception and think, “You really got me.” I can’t do this here. The SamCait dynamic is too established for people to not notice when something isn’t right.

Two of the glaring dating story/PR setups I can think of are Kaley Cucoco’s brief parking lot fling with Henry Cavill a few years ago, and Ellen Page and Alexander Skarsgard looking cozy AF before she came out. Helen Keller, Stevie Wonder and Ray Charles banded together to call bullshit on Henry and Kaley because even they could see it was a farce. Ellen and Alexander were easier to buy but still so in your face there were eyebrows raised.

anonymous asked:

i know you're super busy and you have drabbles to write so i won't push you about your next abo fic, but have you got any headcanons to tide us over? thank you :D

ahh anon i am sorry i’m not updating, life creeps up on you sometimes :/ my first priority is finishing the drabbles, and then working on the next fic for my abo series!

but yes, anyway, i kinda went mad about ushiten yesterday?? and like i slot practically everything into my abo verse somehow, so, here you go!

hear me out:

  • omega tendou, right
  • but like
  • omega tendou whose father heavily expected him to be an alpha just like him
  • omega tendou who has to deal with being a “disappointment” when he presents in his second year of middle school
  • omega tendou who throws himself into volleyball even more because at least when he’s playing his father doesn’t seem to hate him, even though people don’t like him because he looks like a “monster”
  • tendou who hates ushijima at first, because he’s a tall, strong alpha and he’s exactly what tendou’s father wishes tendou was
  • omega tendou who downs suppressants like they’re going out of fashion because he was too afraid to have time off practice for his heats when most of the upperclassmen were alphas
  • then he gets discovered hunched over and shaking from an overdose by oohira and semi and, to his surprise, ushijima, who refuse to leave him alone until they can make sure he’s alright
  • tendou who realises that ushijima isn’t as bad as he first thought, and that whatever the upperclassmen may think, he finally has teammates who have his back
  • omega tendou who stops taking suppressants so recklessly and slowly starts to feel like maybe being an omega isn’t as shameful as it had been made out to be
  • tendou who becomes great friends with his fellow first years, because they don’t try to make him be something he’s not, and respect him even though he’s an omega, which he rarely experienced before
  • tendou who becomes close friends with ushijima once he figures out that ushijima isn’t intentionally rude, just blunt and not very socially aware
  • tendou who masters his guess blocking and shouts “miracle boy wakatoshi!” and swears to become one of ushijima’s best supporting teammates
  • omega tendou who starts letting his omega instincts shine through a little more when he becomes a senpai, especially when he’s breaking up arguments between shirabu and goshiki 
  • omega tendou comforting semi when shirabu becomes their starting setter and then having to deal with semi teasing him sometimes about being a mom
  • omega tendou taking omega goshiki under his wing a little, and showing him that omegas have a place on the court alongside the alphas and betas, no matter what some old-fashioned people might say
  • tendou then being teased by everyone about being a mom
  • tendou slowly starting to realise that he’s falling for his captain and panicking because he can’t tell if ushijima even cares about anything other than volleyball
  • tendou being majorly jealous every time ushijima mentions oikawa, and even more irritable when they actually play him
  • omega tendou also being quietly in awe of oikawa, because he’s a captain and a phenomenal setter who commands respect even though he’s an omega
  • tendou confessing his feelings for ushijima to semi and oohira, who both encourage him to tell the captain how he feels (because they hadn’t missed what was blossoming between them, even if one was too oblivious and the other to wrapped up in self-doubt to notice)
  • omega tendou finally working up the courage to tell ushijima how he feels and being almost shocked to tears when he was told it was mutual
  • omega tendou learning to stand up to his father and respect himself and his talent
  • tendou joining ushijima at college and supporting him every step of the way
  • tendou being caught completely off guard when ushijima proposes to him just before they graduate
  • omega tendou finally, 100% loving and accepting himself when he feels their baby move inside him for the first time
  • just
  • omega tendou

wow guys, i think i just created another fic plot. let me know if you’d actually read something like this? and please don’t hesitate to ask me about any plans or hc’s for this verse, while i will keep some secrets, there’s probably quite a bit i can tell you. hopefully once i get the ask blog up and running for the series, that’ll be easier!

thank you anon!! i hope this tides you guys over a little 

anonymous asked:

Do you have hope for a bigger arc for Michonne next season? Because I personally don't. As long as two others characters are still there (I won't name them, I think you'll know who I'm talking about), Michonne will never get the spotlight. I wish she could do more, season 6 was a insult toward Michonne's fans, she was barely there, and I won't blame Danai's plays because her collaborators track her filming schedule to know when to work with her on her plays, so it's not the cause. 1/2

It’s just the writers disrespecting her character’s importance in order to prop their favs. That’s my opinion, but you, do YOU have hope for her arc next season? Maybe you could cheer me up (or agreeing with me)? 2/2



Hi there.
I do, in fact have hope for a bigger arc for Michonne in the coming season, and in seasons to come. 


She is important enough to have one of the most iconic entrances on the show.
She was important enough to have the most iconic first meeting with Rick.
She is important. 


I am a huge Michonne stan; anyone who knows me knows this. Anyone who follows this blog knows this. If Michonne is even glanced at in a sideways fashion, I have something to say. I, as a Michonne fan, did not feel insulted by her S6 arc (I have to point out once again that the Jesshit arc had nothing to do with Michonne). I understand that on a show with an ensemble cast this size, there are going to be times when the story focusses on characters more than others. I don’t have any ill feelings towards other characters for getting their time in the spotlight; I thought I did before, but I got over it and realised that they are still part of the story. 


It takes time to work through the issues of trauma that many of the characters are dealing with, and some of them are more pertinent to the present story than others are. That does not mean that it won’t change once characters like Morgan and Carol have their issues addressed. And frankly, why shouldn’t they? They are important too. I don’t think Michonne is being disrespected to prop up any other characters; while I want to see more of her on our screens, I understand the storytelling processes and time constraints. 


The fact that Michonne was rarely seen and other characters were is part of the larger narrative and as much as I would love for it to be all about her, the story is not. That is a simple fact. Now, what we did get from Michonne was brilliant. She was trying to make the community work; she was taking a leadership role in her own right; she was helping people in TF and making new connections. This is a huge deal for her character, and it is something that a lot of people forget about. 


I still remember when the GA viewed Michonne as some zombie killing machine who they loved when she was just being badass and killing zombies. They didn’t care to see her opening up and making connections with people, they just wanted her to kill, kill, kill. Why bring this up? Well, for starters, Michonne being cold and distant to those around her was her way of dealing with her trauma. She did not let anyone get close because of everything she had lost. The changes that she has undergone have been incredible; her PTSD has been dealt with within the larger story in how she relates to all of the characters. I remember in 4A, Michonne wasn’t around at the prison long enough to learn people’s names. In 6A, we saw her vouch for the people of ASZ and trying to convince Rick that there was no ‘us’ and ‘them’. That is huge development, even if it is shown in small doses. 


If you are familiar with the comic books, Kirkman has not let Michonne heal from past losses and continually throws more pain and loss at her; she is completely miserable and closed off (save for Rick). As a Michonne fan, I feel more insulted by Kirkman and what he has done with Michonne’s arc in the books than by what I have seen with her character on our screens, and I commend Scotty G for that.  


In the lead-up to war with the Saviors, I think we will get to see more of Michonne in smaller battles (since a lot of ASZ’s fighters are incapacitated; not as capable; missing; or, sadly, dead). I think we will get to see her bring Rick back from his doubts about his own leadership; I also think we will see her being strategic and pragmatic when it comes to the larger battles that they have to face. She will play a bigger role in their march to war than many will be expecting because she is a fighter and a strategist. She is smart, calculating and patient and I am excited to see how all of this helps her as an effective soldier when ASZ goes to war. 


She will also be around in a diplomatic manner when it comes to the Kingdom. I see her being with Rick for negotiations with Ezekiel, as well as making trips there to discuss future alliances between both communities on her own. She will be very important in solidifying the residents of ASZ’s connection with the Kingdom’s people. 


Let’s face it, Rick makes most of the calls, but Michonne can get him to go in whichever direction she wants. Ultimately, whatever they decide to do, whatever Rick decides to do, will be influenced by Michonne’s counsel. 


Of course, we will get to see Michonne protecting her family; the thing that matters more to her than anything else. Seeing Michonne as a mother is so very important to who she is as a character. I for one am ecstatic to see her have a second chance at being a mother and that takes away nothing from her being a strong, badass character; if anything, her maternal instincts make her stronger. The love of Rick and his children makes her stronger and fight harder. 


I am looking forward to seeing more Michonne on my TV in S7 and I hope that some of what I have said here helps you to feel optimistic for her story as well.


Thanks!

anonymous asked:

I feel like there's always been this really intense rivalry between Swen and Sean Maguire. No malice intended- I'd just really like to know why ya'll hate each other?

Why ‘we’ all hate each other? Lol. You’re obviously new around here (and if no malice is intended, we do appreciate it) so I’ll try to give you a quick rundown. The answer to your question, why–would be that it depends on who you’re asking.

If you ask SWEN the word wouldn’t be ‘hate’, specifically. But yes, a lot of people despise him because even before he flew over to start filming anything, he got off on the wrong foot with us by boasting about his new ship on Twitter–for some odd reason including/tagging SwanQueen in what seemed like gloating. So if there’s any ‘rivalry’ as you see it, it was his own doing. Probably unintentionally, as he was just happy I assume (nabbing a really nice gig overseas, in a solid ad popular show, all after his literally nonexistent career here back at home) but sadly quite ignorant about straightwashing and heteroimposing his new ship for all intents and purposes meant for us (all after that rude SDCC awakening that followed that supergay S2 finale, when Regina and Emma made magic together in a way that hasn’t been seen since Willow and Tara who established that explicitly implicit ‘magic as gaysex’ metaphor) so I assume it was sheer undereducation and gross tactlessness that made him (and his wife) seem all like ”in your face, homos!”. But he can be forgiven only that initial ignorance, because from there it only went further downwards, as his persistence (all the uncalled for comments and twitter squabbles, on his behalf, or by himself personally–after untagged posts, which meant he was looking for negative comments about his character and/or acting?) resulted in him starting the martyr thing (from superdumb statements such as my personal favourite, that even if he himself made gay marriage universally legal SQ LBGT fans would still hate his guts–to alleged death threats against him and doxxing of already ostracized young gay girls–as well as subsequent demonization of ALL Swan Queen supporters, queer or not…aided of course by him piggybacking/slash/kissing Shatner’s arse to gain help of an experienced ol’ sexist–when it all escalated to levels of gross ad obscene). After which, you imagine why his change of tactics, to be super-nice and super-supportive on cons when meeting Swan Queen fans specifically, and ‘prove’ himself as LBGT ally by doing ‘supportive’ tweets and even NOH8 campaign (which was kinda ironic, at that point) was met with general scoffing from LBGT SWENs. You know, after everything?

Now of course we cannot speak for Sean Maguire, but if you asked him–I am positive the answer would be that no, he does not hate anyone. He is probably totally clueless as to why would anyone hate him as well, just like why his efforts to be liked and accepted (desperately so, in a way that he was piggybacking his colleagues on a ‘we’re such close friends, aww’ personal level–the same way his character was piggybacked on Regina’s) all failed, miserably. And judging by all the salt from his last interviews, he was not expecting to be dumped the way he was, so–martyrdom all the way, eh? Whoever advised him (unless it was all just him, being a plank?) should’ve definitely been sacked from the get go, but I don’t think he grasped the magnitude of how much he personally contributed to such wide rejection coming from such a large chunk of audience–of him as a cast member, or as a character. Case and point, Colin O’D whose character we really truly hate (for all that he represents in heterosexist, rape-culture endorsing culture where Christian Greys are romanticized and strong female individuals such as Emma Swan are stripped of their personality as testament to manpain/growth/self-acceptance/pink elephant whatevers of such male ‘heroes’) and who has NEVER received 0.000005% of crap that Maguire did. I don’t have to explain why, it is self-explanatory, isn’t it?

And in the end if you ask us here on this blog, we do not hate him. We pity him, at best. He didn’t have a chance to start with, as his character was written for all the wrong reasons (straighwashing of Regina Mills) and in all the wrong ways (she was humiliated and degraded in a storyline that rendered her to ‘that’ woman again, beyond recognition–all for a man that was hypocritical at best and false and self-serving at worst) and he tried and failed. And now he’s back to the obscurity of the nonexistent career (rightfully so, they were scraping the bottom of the barrel of what our industry here had to offer when they picked him–to be completely frank) that he had before OUaT, leaving us, people who care less about the actors and more about the show, the plotlines and what they mean to the characters we DO care about… to forever dance on Pinecone’s grave. You know, the same way his rendition (thanks to the writers more than his pitiful performance, to be fair) literally pissed on every notion of Robin of Sherwood, the legendary hero of many of our childhood? And because we felt nothing but derision for what his character meant for Regina Mills, the two and a half seasons of her nonexistent storylines wasted on those ‘developments’, and of course because now she’s finally free to make her own choices–of her own FREE will. Because she deserved bloody better.

So that’s how ‘we’ feel about it. I am not sure who ‘you’ are Anon (I assume a CS-er as you’ve been digging quite a bit in that specific anti-tag of ours? :) but I hope we managed to answer your question. Thanks for stopping by. Cheers! :)

To the asswipe who decided it was a good idea to come into my inbox and demand to know why I “call myself a high-ranking witch if I don’t post spells” and “post about about bad shit like curses but not about good things like love magic” and a number of other semi-intelligible comments which were equally rude….

It’s Monday and I’m grumpy and you came to the wrong goddamn house.

First of all, I don’t call myself a high-ranking anything. I am not part of any particular religion or covenship that would give me reason to claim something like hierarchical rank. I am me, I am myself, and any titles or epithets besides “cottage witch” have been conferred on me by other people. Yes, including “Mama.”

If the tumblr pagan community considers me a high-ranking whatchacallit, or a Big Name Pagan, or whatever, that’s their business.

Second of all, I have a full-time job and a life outside of the internet. I answer questions and give advice where I can on a daily basis, but I’m not going to be chained to my computer. I used to post magical things quite often, but I got tired of linking to them, so I created a website to keep all that info in one easy-to-navigate space.

Also, if I’m not posting original spellwork or witchery often enough for your liking, it’s probably because I’m too busy writing books about it. And it would be awfully silly of me to post all that hard work instead of encouraging people to purchase the fruit of my labors. So there’s that.

Moving on…

Again with the curse-shaming. It’s been a while since I’ve gotten one of these. I’m going to give you the benefit of the doubt and assume that you don’t know enough about magic to properly understand why some witches curse and others don’t, and why both of these things are equally valid. Otherwise, I’d have to assume that you’re some kind of elitist jerk who thinks everyone should follow one set of rules and morals for all magic. (Spoiler: You’d be wrong.)

I don’t post about love magic because it’s not my field. Simple as that.

If the contents of my witchcraft blog are somehow not up to your exacting standards, you’re welcome to unfollow, or to go find other blogs that are better suited to your particular tastes.

And really, if you’d been following me for any length of time, if you’d read my FAQs, or if you knew the slightest thing about me, you would have known before sending that message just what a pointless and asinine exercise it was.

You and your entitlement complex can enjoy my block list.

Now if you’ll excuse me, I have two books to finish and a paying job to get back to.

Party Time!

To celebrate the glorious summer and finally finishing FINAGLC, I’m gonna take requests! 

So, here’s how this little shindig is going to work: from now until Sunday night, you can send me a prompt in an ask, and I’ll write something short for you! Anything from a drabble to a few pages, depending on the alignment of the planets. When I go to bed on Sunday, I’ll be disabling my ask box for a while to enforce the cut-off time. Sound fair? You betcha! 

Fluff, shippy stuff, darkfic, whatever your little heart desires could be yours (with the risk that your prompt could be filled in some sort of Monkey’s Paw fashion)! Doesn’t have to be Undertale, either! Just needs to be a fandom I’m familiar with; check my blog description for an idea of what I can swing. Read on for additional deets, yo. 

Keep reading

anonymous asked:

Mod of this blog, give us receipts of bronies harassing people over the years who take serious issues with their fandom. And please, don't even try to minimize the bullying bronies have done. I'm sure the list will be quite large. Surely you won't be biased and list instead the rare instances of non bronies "bullying" or calling out asshole bronies and those who act as their apologists. Since you say you're neutral, why not prove it and give us that list of only bronies bullying others?

Also, think of the post list as a way to show newer fans who to avoid or call out. Or to simply have them steer clear from your fandom until you’ve gotten all your shit straightened out. If you truly care for your fandom and your precious brony label, you’d compile a list of years bronies have bullied, stalked, and harassed others even their own. But hey if you don’t deliver, it just shows how far you’re willing to go to hide the ugly parts that make up a huge chunk of your fandom.

My neutral stance is based on a belief that everyone is free to think, feel, and do whatever they like, provided that it doesn’t infringe on the rights of others. If I were bias, I would believe that the rights of one group should take precedence over another’s.

If you want to expend your energy hating strangers because they watch a TV show, and soliciting others to compile lists of isolated incidents for you to use to justify your negativity - well, feel free to do so. I won’t stop you.

But what I will do is my prerogative, which is to tell you what I believe is a better, healthier, and more productive activity - being the change you want to see.

I’m not going to deny that there are people out there who identify as Bronies, SU fans, Homestucks, Gravity Falls Fans, anime fans, and many more, who engage in unacceptable behavior toward other people. But what exactly do you think a compiled list (if such a thing were even possible?) of their activities would achieve?

Would the bad people in question suddenly see that Tumblr Called Them Out and think ‘oh shit I’d better go home and rethink my life…’?

Would others look on in horror and avoid any such behaviour in fear of being on the list themselves?

Of course not. The entire concept is flawed from top to bottom, and has been proven in countless ways from the rehabilitation of criminals to the training of animals that negative training doesn’t work.

All of us should have ‘Be a better person’ at the top of our priorities list at any given time, and I don’t know about you, but I don’t think ‘Crucify other people for a false-sense of gratification’ makes us better people.

I spend my time helping other people, encouraging positive and progressive behaviour. I do this by explaining why negative behaviour will not solve their problem, and provide a positive alternative.

You were angry when you wrote your message to me. You willingly put yourself into a negative state of mind, hoping to make me feel bad, and maybe even hoping that I would actually entertain your request, and by proxy make other people feel bad for enjoying a TV show.

Do you think that would’ve helped anyone?

It isn’t the job of me, you or anyone else to seek out negativity in some misguided witch-hunt and retrieve a pound of flesh, even if the person does deserve it. It’s our job to help those immediately around us, and if we encounter someone acting destructively, show them a better way.

Don’t be angry. Be helpful. Tell someone if they’re being rude or inconsiderate, and how else they could handle the situation.

Change starts with you.

It’s your choice to listen to me or dismiss me - but I believe you’ll be a lot happier if you seek to be the change you want to see, and you will find other people follow suit.

And followers remember- this Anon is not someone to mock, but rather the very people who need to see us doing things right. Show compassion, not disdain.

anonymous asked:

Ok but why do you need to reblog fvkinavenhers or whatever the name's ranting? Believe it or not I actually unfollowed her when I decided her personal posts were annoying, and now it's presented to me from your blog, which was going great until now

@fvckingavengers your anons are wild I swear to god

Ok but first of all, not writing someone’s name properly is incredibly insulting and disrespectful. Beside acting like you don’t know her name is fucking ridiculous: you went to her blog and called her a whore, I think you know exactly who she is
This is a 5 years old behaviour booboo

Second of all; unfollow her if you want, that’s your problem. Unfollow me if you want, that’s your problem. You don’t need to rub it in her face. You’re trying to be hurtful and it’s highly disrespectful, again. You can tell her you dislike the way she vents about her personal life, it probably won’t change anything, because she actually has the right to do whatever the fuck she wants on her blog, but if you’re polite it won’t be seen as aggressive and no one will have to yell and write a long ass paragraph to teach you how to behave in society

Third of all; you called her an attention whore ?? Honey no ? Show some respect to people ? She’s not your dog ? Your message was “yep definitely an attention whore”, I’m sorry but what ?? It doesn’t even make sense, it’s her blog, she shows what she wants ? Insulting her (basically acting like a brat) is not only annoying and (maybe) hurtful, but also incredibly stupid ? You actually believe she’s going to change her ways because you insulted her ? That’s a pretty dumb thought, because she obviously is not. And she’s right

Also, my blog is still going great, and it’s not because some childish, attention whore, anon, decides it isn’t, that I’m going to feel bad about it. I love my blog, I love my followers, and I’m really happy with how everything is going and what I put on it

So, thank you, and fuck off 🌸