“These knobs, that want to protect the content they think they own — and somehow combine that with their need to be proud of something they have, which is often only their race or gender. It’s offensive to me as someone who was born male and white, and still works way harder than them, that there’s some white male [fan out there] trying to further some creepy agenda by ‘protecting’ my work. I’ve made no bones about the fact that I loathe these people. It f—ing sucks. And the only thing I can say is if you’re lucky enough to make a show that is really good that people like, that means some bad people are going to like it too. You can’t just insist that everybody who watches your show get their head on straight … And I’m speaking for myself — I don’t want the show to have a political stance. But at the same time, individually, these [harassers] aren’t politicians and don’t represent politics. They represent some shit that I probably believed when I was 15.”
tumblr mental illness discourse has two modes, “being mentally ill excuses any terrible thing you do uwu” and “if you struggle with hygiene go take a fucking shower you disgusting piece of shit” and it’s like…neither one of those is helpful like, at all
I can’t decide if it’s good or bad that I keep making myself laugh at my own jokes while I’m reading through Hunger Pangs.
I don’t even remember writing half of this thanks to being off my tits on vicodin for most of last year (can you believe it’s been a full year since the bone infection started murdering me? me either!) but I’m pleasantly surprised by most of it.