i-recognized-it-instantly

Actual convo I had yesterday at lunch
  • Friend:Why do you have gay teddy bears as your lockscreen?
  • Me:They're One Direction's mascots, so to speak.
  • Friend:...
  • Friend:They have queer teddy bears as mascots?
  • Me:Yes.
  • Friend:What do other fans say?
  • Me:Well, half of them love them and the other half doesn't get the references.
  • Friend:But look at them, the big one is Freddie Mercury.
  • Me:Yeah, there are tons of queer references in their clothes and paraphernalia.
  • Friend:...
  • Friend:One Direction has queer mascots. Unbelievable.
I was 18 but my dad was still driving me because I was too afraid to drive in LA at the time. I will never forget – Lea Michele, who I’d never met before, was in a Mini Cooper in front of us pulling onto the lot. I recognized her instantly because I was obsessed with Spring Awakening when I was like 14. We both got turned away because we weren’t allowed to park on the lot. She was in the callback with me and I could hear her singing in the next room over. I went in, and the rest was history. There’s a whole story about how Ryan [Murphy] saw me and said, “Why do I have a feeling you’ve been in The Sound of Music?” I sang and made a joke about my hometown, and the rest is history.

How do you write like you’re running out of time?

Bless Miranda for incorporating Hamilton’s speculated hypomania/bipolar disorder into the show–it’s not something they teach you in school, but when I heard the lyrics I recognized this feeling instantly and went to look it up.  It’s always nice to be reminded that people like me can and do live remarkable lives.

Credit: The text in the background is Hamilton’s writing, and is from the Library of Congress’s “Creating the United States” exhibition.

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“I know anything bad ever happens to me, I hope you’re in my corner too.”

Agents Antoine Triplett and Jemma Simmons in 1.14 : T.A.H.I.T.I.

@underfellfangame

🌙: WELL TODAY HAS BEEN ONE HELL OF A FESTIVAL!

I was simply browsing my phone half-asleep and sick when I got the chat notification, a split second look at the username and I instantly recognized it to be the Underfell game blog I’ve been following for a long time. I found out about this game through Seigi, and I knew it was something I had to see for myself.

So I did a quick thank you picture to them and the crew for wanting to use Nextale Sans as an unlockable skin <3 Sure as hell made me jump out of my bed.

Best of luck to the completion of the Underfell game! I know it’s gonna be fantastic! 

Also, these two look like they’re gonna get along well.

Bound By Chains Is His Slave

Lia struggled against the chains that were bound to her wrists. There were Frost Giants on either side of her to hold them, keep her tied but allowed to still walk. She had been fighting for the Avengers when she had been taken away suddenly and she demanded to know why. 

Soon she found herself in a throne room and looked at the man who sat upon the golden throne, recognizing him instantly. “I demand to know why I have been taken by force!" 

I recognized you instantly. All of our lives flashed through my mind in a split second. I felt a pull so strongly towards you that I almost couldn’t stop it.
—  J. Sterling
Straight White Boy Problem #547

today, i was walking to class with my friend and i was checking the espn mobile app when i bumped into a kid wearing a vineyard vines fleece and khakis. i recognized the kid instantly, making the recognition that i played pick up basketball with this kid last year and he was a total try hard and we arent friends. anyways he pushed off of me and was like “what do you think you are doing bro bumpin into me like that?” hahahahahaha i was like “piss off jimmy you arent even in a frat hahahah” my friend was laughing so hard jimmy couldnt do anything about it!!!!

I have the joy of being able to tell you that, though deaf and blind, I spent a glorious hour last night listening over the radio to Beethoven’s “Ninth Symphony.” I do not mean to say that I “heard” the music in the sense that other people heard it; and I do not know whether I can make you understand how it was possible for me to derive pleasure from the symphony. It was a great surprise to myself…

What was my amazement to discover that I could feel, not only the vibrations, but also the impassioned rhythm, the throb and the urge of the music! The intertwined and intermingling vibrations from different instruments enchanted me. I could actually distinguish the cornets, the roll of the drums, deep-toned violas and violins singing in exquisite unison. How the lovely speech of the violins flowed and plowed over the deepest tones of the other instruments! When the human voice leaped up trilling from the surge of harmony, I recognized them instantly as voices. I felt the chorus grow more exultant, more ecstatic, upcurving swift and flame-like, until my heart almost stood still.

—  Decades before her extraordinary first experience of dance, Hellen Keller – quite possibly humanity’s greatest testament to optimism – recounts “hearing” Beethoven for the first time in this gorgeous letter.
White-Passing Natives

Share some hardships you face being white passing? 

Some I’ve faced 
- Non-natives challenging your “native-ness” 
- Not being recognized instantly by other natives in your community then being seen as someone that could be potentially appropriating culture or taking advantage until they learn who you are. Being seen as the “other” [not sure if right term] in your own culture. When I was first learning more about my language and culture that was more of a problem but now that I’m getting to know more people in my community it’s not much of a problem. But white-passing natives who are just starting to learn it is a rough thing to run into. 
- “How much are you?”
- Figuring out your identity (human problem) it gets better the older you get and the more positive and/or productive people you keep around you. 

this is so random but you know how artists can make like “artist playlists” on Spotify?? I found one that tfb made from like 2013 and number one it is really fucking good. but number two there’s this one song by Rilo kiley on it I guess?? but I heard it and I was like ???!!!!! cause it’s the very first opening song of the first episode of grey’s anatomy and :’) memoriez and now I’m just imagining tfb watching grey’s anatomy and that’s adorable so anyway it was a good day

My time as Malerie

I am only going to write about my specific interaction for the sake of my friends getting the chance to write about their own with Chris.

I approached the table and he made this noise like he recognized me and smiled widely. I instantly handed him, Alla and the angry security guard flyers to join the Writer’s Club and asked them to join to which Chris responded with “Oh, absolutely." 

As he looked at the flyer I asked him, motioning towards the book, "Are you a writer?”

He laughed and said, “Yes, yes I am.”

I then pulled out my notebook and announced that I was a writer as well. Written on the front of my notebook was “Malerie <3” and Alla pointed at it. First I began to read the beginning of the prologue to TLOS3 and after the date, he was already on board. He started laughing and said, “I recognize that book.”

My Carson interrupted me and told me that I was reading from his book. I then rolled my eyes and flipped to another “story”. I began to read the first sentence from Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone. Chris recognized it immediately (It starts off with Mr. and Mrs Dursley so it’s hard to miss) Again the Carson interrupted me to say that it was Harry Potter and Chris said, “He’s right. You should listen to him.”

The Carson cut in and I will leave the details of what was said to Sammi but at the end I cut in and tried to plead with Carson to let Chris join because he was a “real writer” once again pointing to the books because we needed them in our club. I then took her sign up sheet from her and handed it to Chris and he said “Of course, absolutely.” Chris signed and then gave it back to us. 

The sound of Chris’ laughter is the sweetest sound that I have ever heard and knowing that we caused it, is purely amazing. To watch the video of our interaction, you can find it here!