i'm playing this right now

the rational part of me: sure you dropped 40 sr tonight but you can climb back up easily, there’s still a lot of season 3 left

the other, irrational part of me: you idiot. you fucking fool you fucking ruined it you’ll never go up again you’re gonna be stuck here forever

So I just realized something today. You know how we always rant about the (old, too old) age of the actors playing Harry Potter’s parents in the movies?

Severus Snape, Sirius Black and Remus Lupin were (more or less) 31 years old when Harry started to attend Hogwarts.

Yep.


Still, in the movies, they were interpreted by a 55 year old (Alan Rickman), a 43 year old (Gary Oldman) and a 38 year old (David Thewlis) respectively. (These are the ages they were when the first movie was released.)


And you know Ben Barnes, who is often fancasted as teenage Sirius Black? He is 35 years old, only a year younger than Sirius was when he died. So Ben Barnes is in fact a good fancast for old Sirius! And Andrew Garfield, who is often fancasted as teenage Remus? 33. Yep. You get my point here.


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Why must you do me like this? @jiveammunition 

Kinktober Day 18 & 23: Handsfree & Bondage(NSFW warning)

#JusticeforVIXX

I’m gonna rant for a very long paragraph, so read at your own caution.

The injustice and unfair treatment VIXX got on year-end shows in 2016 is too much. VIXX is a sunbae group with a well-established fan base. VIXX had 3 comebacks with 9 music show wins. VIXX promoted Kpop in places that Kpop was not popular (I forgot where they went, but they were representing Kpop). Let me show you the injustice VIXX got last year:

1. SBS Gayo Daejun

SBS Gayo Daejun is the worst year-end show this year. I bet every fandom could agree with this. Why VIXX was played dirty here? 1. SBS did not uplaod their performance and reported all of the fancams. 2. VIXX got a short 3:08 broadcasting time. 3. The camera work is so bad. 4. N was part of the contemporary dance group but was barely shown.

SBS, in a Starlight’s point of view, is actually the second worst year-end show. I will tell you why I think a certain year-end show is the worst (it might be shocking for most)

2. KBS Gayo Chukjae

To be honest, I don’t have any complaints about KBS. 1. KBS gave Ken a solo stage, which I really appreciate. 2. The camera work is okay

The only problem is that KBS made the show kind of boring, but it is okay.

3. MBC Gayo Daejejun

MBC Gayo Daejejun is the worst year-end show, especially in a Starlight’s point of view. 1. VIXX got a short 3:30 of broadcasting time, while other hoobae groups got more time. VIXX performed Desperate but it was not broadcasted. 2. VIXX was the only group that did not perform a special stage. You know what that means? They were the only group that performed only in the cold (IDK about Red Velvet, did they perform a special stage? I don’t remember seeing them perform a special stage). 3. The fans at the back did not turn their lightsticks on (I love the Sechs Kies fans at the front, thank you for turning your lightsticks on!), which means there were a very small amount of Starlights. 5. The camera work and stage effects are sh*t. 

I was so fckin pissed at MBC. You may have given time to my other faves (Infinite, BAP), but you did not give any justice for VIXX. The reason why I label MBC Gayo Daejejun as the worst for VIXX and Starlights is because MBC treated VIXX worst than SBS treated them. At least SBS allowed N to show his contemporary dancing. At least SBS let them perform inside. At least the stage effects in Gayo Daejun did not cover VIXX’s faces.

As a general argument:

VIXX worked their asses off in the year of 2016, but gets this kind of treatment. Let’s hope VIXX gets a better year this year. They were totally played dirty.

After watching the trailer for the ZNT SP DVD release all I can think of are two things…

Stage Play Lisa looks less scared and more like she’s about to drop kick Nine for his BS. Like she can’t believe this dork just pulled a gun on her.

And..

Stage Play Shibazaki

needs to chill

the fuck out

Lmao.

Happy New Years!!

The merch does not lie

@monsterscavenger posted this great cover art of a child’s primer, and it inspired me to pull up a couple visual comparisons:

Hello, dark knight, lost prince of Alderaan. You Ben Solo is showing.

The artists have rendered our boy in full Disney Prince mode. He fits right in with this lineup:

And visually, he does not fit here:

After all the months of fandom sturm and drang, the angst, the dark nights of the soul full of doubt about where the story is going to go (aided and abetted by the rumor mill, our own headcanons, and coy communications from Mr. Hidalgo); at the end of the day: Trust the merch. The merch does not lie.

Over the coming months, as we begin to get more of these indications about the way the wind is blowing in the new trilogy, I realize I am going to enjoy this phase of the Long Wait. This week already graced us with “Reylo in a Box,”* and now this delightful book cover. What will they offer us next? It’ll be fun to see!


* (coming soon to a Target near you)

Edited to add: Clearly the antis who were happily reblogging this post would benefit from reading the excellent commentary by @daughter-of-water, who provided the details about the copy on the packaging that explain why this bit of merch supports Reylo:


“Why is no one talking about the blurb on the back of the box?

In the snowy forests of the First Order stronghold and super weapon, Starkiller Base, Kylo Ren and Rey engage in a lightsaber duel in which Kylo promises to help train Rey in the ways of the Force. Rey refuses and finds a way to connect to the Force using it to continue the fight and put Kylo Ren on the defensive. The fight ends with the planet crumbling beneath their feet due to the Resistance’s successful attack on the Base, leaving both to their respective quests for answers.

Note the total absence of negative adjectives usually applied towards Kylo Ren in the advertising. His training offer is described as “a promise to help” as opposed to an attempt to seduce her to the Dark Side. Then there is this phrase “leaving both to their respective quests for answers” in the last line. If you didn’t know better you’d think you were reading about two good guys who happen to be on opposing sides of a war trying to figure it all out rather than a dastardly patricidal villain versing a hero. I see what you are doing there, Star wars marketing team. I see the shift that’s being made.”


This is literally me right now

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I thought I had an explanation, but I don’t

screenshot courtesy of @kaminagirl!