cyberpunk is a speculative fiction genre centered around the transformative effects of advanced science, information technology, computers, and networks coupled with a breakdown or radical change in the social order
why do people insist on “defending” snape? what are you defending him from?what? being a wizard fascist? being a wizard racist? abusing his position as a teacher to bully kids that have no way to defend themselves?
i went to look at perfume today and i couldn’t find it so i asked one of the makeup stand ladies to tell me where it is, she was super nice and kept complementing my makeup and we started talking about when I move to manchester in september for uni and she told me she’s actually the area manager for their makeup brand including manchester and she wants me to come work for her when i move there bc she likes my look!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Why do you think marvel hates women so much they have some cool female characters? I’m just curious sorry if the is rude
Oh boy… I just don’t even know how to begin to answer this.Since I assume you saw my tags on that natasha gifset, I’ll start with her.
For the longest time, natasha/black widow was the only female hero in the avengers. In the 6 (?) films in phase one, she appeared twice, and only once as a main character. Then phase two and three came along, and I was expecting a black widow standalone. I thought it would be a given. But nothing, still nothing.
Black Widow movie should have been in phase two of the marvel movies at the latest. Personally, I think there should have been a movie after CA:TWS which explored her background and how she came to shield, as well as exploring her story with Bucky. That movie would have been incredible. Her story in the comics is one of my absolute favourites. But instead, she was ignored. Forced into a relationship that made no sense (seriously why would mcu not want buckynat? that shit is just as iconic as clark/lois or peter/mj). I swear that since avengers 2 they pretended like she wasn’t even important anymore.
MCU has been around since 2008!! 2008!! and there has been ZERO female standalone films. The first one isn’t happening until 2019- that’s absolute crap. They pushed Captain Marvel’s film back and back for other sequels of male superheroes that are not needed. And other than that, are there any other female standalone in the works? Nope. It’s almost as if they are like “okay if we give you this will you shut up??” Carol Danvers is my favourite comic character, but I am scared to trust her in MCU’s hands.
Not to compare, but to compare, DCEU has been around since 2013 and we already have a wonder woman film, a second one in the works, a gotham city sirens films, batgirl film, and that’s just the beginning. Yes DC has done about 120 batman and superman renditions and minimal female work, but DCEU is really trying to change that and it’s looking lit. Also characters like Lois Lane (and I’m betting Mera) who aren’t necessarily the leads, at least have their own storyline to themselves.
My other main hatred towards marvel is how they treated Peggy Carter. She was the most badass babe and they just did her so dirty. Firstly, cancelling her show before we even got to see her created shield??? They spent the entire second season on a love triangle??? Also, in the train wreck of civil war, they just sent a quick text and a speech by her niece who we never saw her with and that was it. That whole scene was used to prop up steve and sharon and i personally have never been more disappointed in my life. Peggy Carter did not go around punching nazis for this.
Also don’t even get me started on MCU and woc because that shit is ridiculous. Black Panther seems to be the only saving grace marvel has. There is legit more diversity in that trailer than has been seen in the entire 9 years of MCU.
Anyways to sum up, I like marvel. But I hate the way they treat there female characters. Even if they aren’t directly “superheroes” like Nat or Wanda, they still just aren’t used to their full ability and it makes me sad. I am over seeing the same movie with the same character like 4 times and nothing fresh or new. Black Panther, Spider-Man and Captain Marvel hopefully open the mcu up to new ideas. But seriously, at his rate I am just bored. Wonder Woman kinda ruined my ability to handle white boy crap.
Yo my chill bros! I’ve been loving all the chill white diamond court gems, and I wanna spread the love, so I have Chill Court Gemsona drawing requests open!
You got a gemsona for the Chill Court? Send them my way! You can throw it in my askbox, or message me through the tumblr messenger! You can even throw it in my submission box if you really feel like it! Just make sure I can see the character ref!
Sorry, tho, I can’t work off of verbal refs, I’m not that skilled yet. D:
But if y’all want ur shit doodled, i’m open for requests for a little while!
I think jmo at the con last week gave a glimpse Into the recent wardrobe decisions. She said all Emma had when first coming to SB where a handful of clothes and now shops regularly in snow's closet/80's style thrift shops. plus she said Emma incorporates hair style from memories like the WishAu!. I think the no makeup is a JMO personal thing..IRL she doesn't wear much anymore either.
Thanks, Wardrobe!Anon, but then JMo is doing the character of Emma Swan a massive disservice because on TV, costumes send powerful messages about character. Emma’s foray into white lacey button-up high-collar shirts is coded as sexual repression– I’m pretty sure that’s not what’s intended. (Even the expression “buttoned-up” is shorthand for repressed.)
And you get a button! And YOU get a button!
These kind of shirts are wildly impractical for sherrif-ing or savior-ing: they limit your arm movements, they don’t handle sweat well, the lace is scratchy, and the itty-bitty fastenings take ages to put off and on. Not to mention it would take Hook forever to unbutton her one-handed. They’re the type of shirts worn by women who DON’T have to swing broadswords down main street.
That’s more like it!
In fact, if you want your wardrobe to say “open to love” you put the character in soft silks and cotton and open v-necks– open necks are a sign of vulnerability. You know, like Emma wore in S1:
This is sexy and functional and very Emma
Coupled with Emma’s lack of makeup, these white starched high-collared shirts put her firmly in the “beginning” section of the Repressed Schoolmarm Who Has a Sexual Awakening trope. The only reason IN A ROMANCE for someone to have their hair pulled up that severely is for her lover to take it down; the only reason for a woman to have buttons up to her neck is for her lover to rip off said buttons later in a moment of passion.
*bow chicka wow– wait*
But “The Ravishment of Emma Swan” is not what we’re seeing, is it? On the contrary, the show goes out of its way to avoid any confirmation of consummation and has Hook hang back from Emma’s repeated invitations to come in for Netflix and chilling. The overall effect is weirdly re-virginizing. WHY?
Freulein, defy your father and refuse to join the convent– your feelings must compel you!
How could I give my heart to a man so blind to the concept of honor?
And now Hook has to win Emma’s father’s approval AND Emma’s approval and regain his honor. This is now the story of a disgraced knight fighting for redemption through Brave Deeds and the woman waiting for her love to come home. Nothing wrong with this trope. I’m fine with this trope. I’ve read some lovely books on this trope … but S1-3 Emma WAS the brave knight! You can’t pull a switcheroo like this on the audience and not expect them to notice.
When will he return? My lost, lost love!
It looks like I’m pouring salt all over CS, but I’m not– if you put Emma in her S1 wardrobe and keep the dialogue exactly the same the scenes in Emma’s house this season take on an ENTIRELY different feel. You lose the “virginal schoolmarm waiting for daddy’s approval” aspect completely. The tonal mismatch is all on the makeup and wardrobe– which are changing the reading of Emma’s entire character in a way I don’t think the show runners intended.
CONCLUSION: Someone take the costume choices away from JMo because she’s changing the entire feel of the CS romance unintentionally into something rather Victorian– and it doesn’t scan with the Emma Swan we signed up for.
…newlywed Fitzsimmons finally moving into their apartment and talking about babies? No? Well here it is anyway, with bonus discussion of Fitz’s craptastic father!
Written as a follow-up to this fic, but it’s not necessary to have read that one first. Takes place roughly a month after everyone escapes from the Framework. Enjoy!
“Well, that’s the last box,” Mack announced, setting the
cardboard box down with a grunt. Though he’d carried it with relative ease, the
muted thud it made as it settled onto the hardwood floor revealed its
“Thank you for getting the heavier ones,” Jemma said
gratefully, patting Mack’s arm as she passed him, fluttering about the
apartment to make sure all of the boxes had been placed in the rooms that
matched their carefully written labels.
Mack shrugged off the praise as he slid his hands into the
pockets of his jeans. “No problem. Hey, I’ve got to head back to the base to
finish up those repairs for Coulson. Congratulations again, you two.”
“Thanks Mack,” Fitz said with a smile and nod. “See you
a final wave, Mack headed out the door and out of the apartment building, where
Elena was no doubt waiting impatiently for him. The only one left lingering
after being wrangled into helping them move the last of their things from the
Playground to their new apartment was Daisy. As Jemma roped Fitz into finally beginning
the long process of unpacking, Daisy meandered through the apartment, studying
the various paint samples Jemma had taped up whenever she’d found a spare
moment throughout the past week.
Jemma happened upon her while she was speculatively eyeing
the spare bedroom, which was empty of both boxes and paint samples – she and
Fitz weren’t quite decided on what to do with it yet. As Jemma came to stand
beside her, Daisy threw a wry smirk at her and said mischievously, “Well,
you’ve got a ring, you’ve got a cozy little apartment – I think I know what
I did notice a difference in the dream daddy version Suzy played versus the one they streamed. Before they had it so that Amanda’s mom and dad are her biological parents but in the streamed version there was the choice to have Amanda be your adopted daughter, which I think is pretty cool to offer to people.