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top 50 otps of all time ☆ #18. Amy Santiago & Jake Peralta

“The truth is, our job isn’t always great. Sometimes, it sucks. But it sucks a little less when I get to do it with you.”

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Brooklyn Nine-Nine characters as Pokémon Go teams. What team are you on?

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I.M IN MONSTA X THE FINAL CHAPTER <BEAUTIFUL> COMEBACK SHOW.

so here’s why i’ve been quiet about potentially shippy stuff in the S8 trailer

We all have our jobs in this fandom. @ikkleosu‘s is to be relentlessly positive and point out all the reasons the ship is absolutely gonna sail (and she does a brilliant job of it – ily Dawn!). Mine is to sit in the corner, sipping wine and grumpily side-eyeing the fuck out of TPTB every minute of every day. Anyway, behind the read more are random thoughts that include plenty of spoilers both about filming and the S8 trailer. If you’re looking for the glass half full approach, you’re definitely in the wrong place. At this point, I’m like Melissa in that interview about who got Lucilled. What glass?

Keep reading

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💕 Happy Galentine’s Day 💕

What’s Galentine’s Day? Oh, it’s only the best day of the year. Every February 13th, Leslie Knope and her lady friends leave their husbands and their boyfriends at home and just kick it breakfast style. Ladies celebrating ladies. It’s like Lilith Fair, minus the angst. Plus, frittatas!

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taltal / toqtogha / the great historian tuotuo [1|∞]

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roguedawn  asked:

1/2 I'm writing a story and wanting to include a wide variety of mythological/ supernatural creatures of various cultures (as it centers on an empire spreading and taking over places). What should I be cautious of or avoid as I develop the plot?

2/2 I want to include nine-tailed foxes and am aware that they have differences across cultures, like with the Korean version. I would like to use that and have a Chinese fox use a Korean fox as a weapon. However, I’m hesitant about if thats ok.

Nine-Tailed Foxes and Chinese-Korean relations

Hi, roguedawn! For your first concern, it’s so broad that it’s honestly hard to give you any good advice on it. I would definitely consider writing us a more specific question once you’ve nailed down more of your plot. The most basic advice I can give you is that avoiding stereotypes, particularly those that perpetuate systems of oppression and supremacy, is important.

As for the hulijing using a kumiho as a weapon, I’m not sure I quite understand what you mean. Nine-tailed foxes are often depicted as powerful beings in their own right. Why would the hulijing use a kumiho?

Do you intend for these mythological creatures like the hulijing and the kumiho to have a human form? Because that would essentially make them a Chinese character and a Korean character, respectively, which would make enslavement or ownership a problematic issue. 

If you do intend to have a Chinese character “owning” a Korean character, I would suggest you do some research into Chinese and Korean political relations, both current and historical. Many Koreans who are aware of the history of Korea are resistant to narratives that subjugate us because Korea has spent considerable time and effort in resisting occupation and oppression. There’s a reason for the Korean saying, “When two whales fight, it’s the shrimp’s back that gets broken.”

In general, I would say a Chinese character enslaving a Korean character (and essentially dehumanizing the Korean character into a “weapon”) makes me very uncomfortable, partially due to Korea’s history with occupation and oppression.

But that’s me! 

P.S. I would also suggest you read the tags, particularly on stereotypes.

Korean followers, what say you?

~mod Stella