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Pristine vulnerability is just so boring to me. The performances that I love are ones like Gena Rowland’s in ‘A Woman Under the Influence,’ where women are allowed to be messy and imperfect. It’s that kind of woman that has always inspired me to seek roles that are a little out of the box.

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Carmen’s housewarming party proceeds in the most predictable fashion. They eat and talk and drink and laugh, but despite the jovial atmosphere Westley wants nothing more than to leave. He feels lost here, his mind- and his heart- trapped miles and miles away. Locked, it slowly dawns on him, with a new mother and her baby daughter in a hospital room across town.

“What’s wrong? Where are you going?” Eugenia pouts as Westley extricates himself from her grasp. All night she has clung to him like glue, but this time as she rises to follow him West shakes his head and pointedly motions for her to sit back down.

“I need to make a phone call,” he explains. “Alone.”

“Are you coming back?” she whimpers.

Westley hesitates, but glancing around the room full of strangers he smiles and says, “I sure as hell hope not.”

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Books About Fans & Fandom

YA books about fans & fandom are one my favorite recent book trends – as you might have guessed from that printable bookmark I made – and I’m pleased to see that the 2017 crop looks larger than the previous few years combined! To help you increase your TBR piles, I’ve assembled a list of recent and forthcoming titles. Obviously I haven’t yet read most of these, and some look better than others–which ones are you most looking forward to? Which ones are already your faves?

2017
Unconventional, Maggie Harcourt (2/1/2017 UK, no US pub date yet?)
Stranger Than Fanfiction, Chris Colfer (2/28/2017)
Queens of Geek, Jen Wilde (3/14/2017)
Radio Silence, Alice Oseman (3/28/2017)
Dead Little Mean Girl, Eva Darrows (3/28/2017)
Geekerella, Ashley Poston (4/4/2017)
Meg & Linus, Hanna Nowinski (4/18/2017)
Looking for Group, Rory Harrison (4/25/2017)
Grace and the Fever, Zan Romanoff (5/16/2017)
Eliza and Her Monsters, Francesca Zappia (5/30/2017)
Follow Me Back, A.V. Geiger (6/6/2017)
Internet Famous, Danika Stone (6/6/2017)
Kat and Meg Conquer the World, Anna Priemaza (11/7/2017)

2016 and earlier
Scarlett Epstein Hates It Here, Anna Breslaw (2016)
Kill the Boy Band, Goldy Moldavsky (2016)
The Only Thing Worse Than Me Is You, Lily Anderson, (2016)
The Geek’s Guide to Unrequited Love, Sarvenaz Tash (2016)
Gena/Finn, Kat Helgeson and Hanna Moskowitz (2016)
All the Feels, Danika Stone (2016)
The Improbable Theory of Ana & Zak, Brian Katcher (2015)
Fangirl, Rainbow Rowell (2013)

February Book Haul 🌻🍂

popular Overwatch streamers on Twitch: [makes fun of people who are Mercy one-trick] “Because she is DEFINITELY the most useful hero. You’re playing her because she’s pretty and aesthetic.”
me: [as Mercy, keeps five people who always seem to be in completely different rooms and always at critical health alive while the entire enemy team aims for me]
me: [as Mercy, contests the point in overtime, 1v6, holding out for another three seconds to charge an ult and make an emergency three-person rez to win the round]
me: [a Mercy one-trick because the rest of the team always wants to play anyone but healer, and if I don’t play Mercy literally every single round, we will never have a healer]
the chat on the streams: “Honestly, like, I don’t understand why anyone would one-trick MERCY of all heroes.”
that one blessed person: “This is exactly why the Mercy on your team ignores you.”

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i was cleaning and i found a book with like all adventures of Gena andCheburashka and its just so hilarious, soviet books for children dont fuck around gena went like to army once worked as a director of the zoo and then went to prison

i esp love Gena playing Doom II