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What Is The Shape Of Your Monster? – Get Out and Thought-out Horror

Get out.

No, I’m dead serious. If you haven’t already seen Jordan Peele’s Get Out yet, I need you to do me a massive favor. I need you to bookmark this page, close this page, and absolutely do not read this page— or any other essay or article on Get Out— until you’ve finished watching it.

I’m not just saying this because this essay will contain major spoilers for a movie that is best enjoyed going in knowing as little as possible— I mean, yes, it will— but most of all I just want as many people to see this movie as possible. It is by far the most socially relevant American movie to come out this year, at time of writing, if not one of the most socially relevant pieces of American art of the past decade.

It’s also just a very good movie.

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The situation right now in America is…not so great, you guys. Everyone probably knows what happened in Charlottesville by now, and I’m not looking to stress anyone out by giving a recap of the events. But personally? I’m fucking terrified. I’m a WOC who lives in a country where there are neo-Nazis/white supremacists who’d love to see me, my family, my friends, and others like me either tossed out of the country – my country – or worse. It’s a very troubling time in the U.S., and I can only pray that it doesn’t get any worse.

Oftentimes, people claim that fiction and reality should be separated, and that they don’t mix or bleed into one another. I tend to disagree with that statement, which is why I’m here asking our white followers/friends to be very considerate of POC you share your fandom spaces with. We’re at a pretty low point in this country (and other countries, as well) and you’ll probably come across many fans of color who’re angry, confused, worried, terrified, and exhibiting a mixture of other emotions about what’s going on around them.

Please be mindful of how you treat characters of color, voice actors of color, and people of color in general. Please speak up when you see racism, whether casual or intentional. Please cultivate your spaces to be welcoming and safe for people of color. We come to fandom spaces to unwind and forget about what troubles us in the real world, and all we ask is that you – white fans we share these spaces with – be mindful of how you help mold the attitude/vibe of these spaces. 

I’m mentioning all of this on our blog because there are some issues of racism within the McHanzo community, but let’s be real, it’s a problem for the overall Overwatch fandom too. I’ve mentioned it before and I’m mentioning it again. Just be mindful of what you say and do, or what you create (in terms of fic/art). I know I personally don’t want to log on and see racist depictions of Hanzo or Mccree – or any character, really – and I think that goes for a lot of other fans of color too. 

At times like this, we need a fandom space that’s as inclusive and welcoming as possible. We need allies who will actually be allies. 

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Ever since President Annoying Orange von GrabbyHands came into office, there’s been a lot of chatter about Orwell, and 1984, and whether this or that is Orwellian. Amazon was actually sold out of copies of 1984 for a few days after Kellyanne Conway said that falsehoods being spread by the administration were “Alternative Facts.”

So today I want to talk about 1984, what “Orwellian” actually means, and how Orwell explores the impact of language on thought and dissent with NewSpeak in his novel. And, at the end, we will look at how these concepts do and don’t apply to today’s political climate


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marchenshoujo  asked:

I really liked the glossy lips and shiny, shiny hair. The episodes where the animation reached its full potential, like that one with Neo Queen Serenity and the Art Nouveau styled fantasy, in S2, /God/-- a thing of beauty! The way she ran with the hem of her dress. Beautiful!!

Yes, I’m here for this :) Anytime we get insane details (s1-3,) @crystalbehindthescenes correct me if I’m wrong, but it’s usually Keiko Iwata serving us her magic. Which is the reason she’s one of my Top 3 animators of Sailor Moon Crystal. Season 2 is my favorite as far as beautiful details go (so far,) although I have a feeling this upcoming movie might blow me out of the water.

Originally posted by sailorcinnamonroll

My Opinion 10min after Binging Dear White People (kinda a rant)

so i just finished Dear White People

“But Khalifaziz, it premiers JUST TODAY”
Yes, I watched two episodes during breakfast, did my hair, and when I was done, there were only two episodes left. so I watched those during lunch and finished the entire season in a day.

Firstly: IT WAS AWESOME AND IF YOU HAVEN’T SEEN IT YOU NEED TO WATCH IT ASAP. Luke Cage got renewed about a WEEK after it premiered because we all binged it in high ass numbers, we need a repeat of that.  

Secondly, the question I know all of you are going to hit my inbox asking, “Is it woke enough?" 

The show is, in my opinion, like a blend between School Daze, A Different World, and that movie with the title no one can ever remember. You know, the one that was like School Daze but about Black students on a white campus and it ends with that one Neo-Nazi committing a mass shooting on the campus? With a small dash of Veronica Mars. 

That said, it only gets about a 3.85 on my own personal woke-o-meter (out of 5, btw). You’ll probably see me ranting about the reasons why for months to come but here are a few of the highlights: 


-This series inadvertently pointed out all my problems with even progressive interracial relationships. It’s doomed to fail if your partner is an irresponsible white person, and you’re too afraid of your peers to own up to the fact (and actually take time to analyze your partner to find out if they’re irresponsible or not) that you’re dating a white person. I never liked movie version of Gabe but was willing to ignore him. While the show makes his character SLIGHTLY better, that’s only on the surface. In actuality, he’s worse.
-Firstly, MAJOR trigger warning for Reggie’s story arc. No spoilers but if you’re the type that does’t like seeing police brutality videos, then I suggest prepping yourself for one episode in particular (message me for deets). If you’re not Black, this trigger warning doesn’t apply (sorry, your life is a trigger warning against this stuff).I LOVED Reggie’s character in a lot of ways…and I also hated him. I found myself relating to Reggie a lot, EXCEPT for his relationship with Sam. This dude was super possessive of a girl that he barely even had a flirtation-ship with. I appreciated it, cuz honestly it felt like a great commentary on how, often times, the Black dudes with the most to say about interracial relationships are the ones that see Black women as their inherent property, however because of the commentary, up until the aforementioned police brutality ark, I found it near impossible to empathize with him over….anything really.
-Idk how to feel about the fact that while they address colorism (and Sam’s implicit bias) they do so by having the most Stacy Dash character call her out. Honestly, there were only two Black females on the show that were super ‘woke’ (a term I often use loosely but feel is applicable for the context of this show), and one was Just Barely Passes the Paper Bag Test Sam, and her bff Jo (to explain Jo’s character, think of every Black girl supporting character in a White sitcom who ISN’T a massive stereotype and how they’re usually sidelined and ignored….that’s Jo). While Jo is the darkest girl on the show (arguably, depending on lighting), she is a sidelined character, and all the other darkskin girls (as well as literally every Black woman on the show except Nia Long) are portrayed as the typical…how do I put this delicately…all the Black women on the show are a cross between Whitley Gilbert and Robin Givens, and the odd hybrid is auditioning for the role of Caroline in a movie adaptation of Outkast’s song, Roses.
-I’m glad Nia Long is in this….but the fact that DWP refuses to use the word "bisexual” is, in my opinion, the whitest s*** ever (not really, though, biphobia in Black communities is real, we may all have an uncle named Peaches, but Peaches better be Gold Star to be accepted at a progressive Black church). Nia Long’s character reminds us that if it’s a guy and a female teacher, it’s not rape, reinforces the 'cheating bisexual’ stereotype, and is just one in a long line of characters that are heavily coded to be bisexual. keyword being 'coded’.
-Remember how, in the movie, Lionel was outed by his frat brothers, forced out of his house, and was ridiculed with the Predatory Gay dude trope? all of that’s gone. Except the Predatory Gay Man thing…the writers just BARELY cross that line. Like, they get close enough, but still keep enough distance that I can tell about ten people are going to argue that he doesn’t fulfill the trope. It’s dubious, sure, but that’s the point. It shouldn’t be dubious.
-The writers seemed to only want to show ONE type of interracial relationship on the show. and not, you know, the one from the movie that featured the white sorority girl with a BBC fetish.
-Now that I think about it, there was almost nothing about white women in this show other than Coco’s friends. They were all portrayed as either sorority girls or hardcore feminists. As sorority girls, their bigotry was both excused and casual, and as hardcore feminists, they never openly said anything about Intersectionality, working with the Black women on campus, or even addressing their own implicit bias. suspect….
-Colorism and hair hate are 100% a Black Woman’s issue. I understand that. However, the show indicated how they can also be issues for Black men as well, but did nothing. There’s one member of their group whom is LIGHTER than the main character (who’s supposed to be mixed race, mind you), but they never talk about any issues with colorism he has to face, and Lionel spends the first two episodes trying to resolve wanting a hair cut but not knowing how to take care of his hair and feeling uncomfortable in Black barbershops. and yet….nothing


I know it looks like I’m just complaining about the show: I’m not. I LOVED the show. It was funny and real af. But it also had some REAL flaws that we need to A; discuss and B; keep in mind while watching it.
I’m taking a nap now. wake me when season two comes out.

anonymous asked:

Why the political/trump post? This is the only HxH blog I know that isn't riddled with political banter. I just want to enjoy Hunter X Hunter without all the trump/anti trump garbage mixed in

hmmm this message is pretty strange to me for a few reasons. the first is that there are plenty of hxh blogs out there that have never delved in politics, so i’m surprised to hear that mine is one of few w/o. the second is, hxh itself is actually very political:

like, on one hand, i totally understand the desire to escape from reality for a bit. i do a lot of political blogging on my personal so this blog is actually a bit of an escape for me too! but on the other hand, the chimera ants were ultimately defeated because meruem underestimated the malice of mankind, a malice deliberately manufactured and perpetuated by political systems, so yeah – this whole arc culminated in a not-so-subtle political message from togashi.

the fact that that trump edit worked w/o needing to modify any of the existing dialogue is both humorous and scary, and i think it’s important to keep in mind that, although hxh is fiction, its terrifying world is based on our own world. it’s not outrageous to think that what togashi wrote could happen irl (the abuse of power by political regimes i mean, the chimera ants not so much). so i know we all want to escape sometimes but i just wanna point out that hxh already had politics mixed into it.

i don’t intend to get very political on here – as i already said, this blog is a happy-fun-time escape for me too – but in my defense i could not not reblog dialogue pulled straight from hxh criticizing a facist neo-nazi dickhead ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ (also tbh i wouldn’t be surprised if togashi straight-up writes in a trump parody character at some point)

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Here are some pics of our (uncompleted) Neo and Roman cosplays.

It was kind of a practice round, so we could see if they fit right. I still need to fix the jacket and get the assecories (necklace, gloves, shoes, pink lenses) but I’m really happy with how it turned out so far!

Me as Neo
@buckleyourpantsposts as Roman

Jet Wolf Summarizes Act 26

As it turns out, the manga and I aren’t going to be great friends. Rather than spend the energy on a liveblog that’s increasingly negative, I’m reading each manga act (mostly) silently, and then writing up summaries at the end. I’ll be very candid, which means there’s likely criticism and snark a’plenty about the manga, either wholesale or in details. If that isn’t a thing you feel like reading, please skip this post!


Things included in this summary:

  • The final battle against Wiseman/Death Phanton/Nemesis/Ryan. Why Ryan? Why not Ryan. Presumably his parents didn’t name him Death Phantom. Now his name is Ryan.
  • The conclusion to all the Crystal Tokyo shit.
  • The arc epilogue, which is where all the character-intensive stuff should happen but in case you forgot, this is a summary of THE MANGA.

Things not included in this summary:

  • My multiple literal screams.
  • At least not in audio form.
  • I’ll still scream in text though, don’t worry.

Usagi aims her love rod at an entire fucking planet which is now I guess close enough to be within visual range of Earth. I have so many questions about this, but it occurs to me that it would only make this arc longer if they were to be answered, so I keep my mouth closed. There’s a burst of light. Usagi disappears. Planet Ryan disappears. Aw, she’ll have to fight the big bad on her own, but this will be test of her mettle that will prove she’s

JUST KIDDING CAN’T FORGET THE REAL STAR

Mamoru joins Usagi by, near as I can tell, thinking about it real hard. Nobody else joins Usagi. Nobody else even tries. I can tell that, somewhere, some part of me wants to cry. The tears don’t come.

Neo-Queen Serenity’s clock finally runs out of snooze times, and she decides she’d better get up. She wanders her dead and deserted palace, noting her potentially dead but certainly unwell Senshi. She considers going to them, checking on them, showing any concern about them whatsoever, but then chuckles to herself. Don’t be ridiculous, this is the manga! Only one thing matters. CAN YOU FOLKS AT HOME GUESS WHAT IT IS??

I know, right? It’s so good to see Mamoru getting the kind of attention he’s due. He’s been so neglected and forgotten. :(

King Douchedymion wakes up, Holodouchedymion disappears, and he and NQS emerge from the palace. Then we get some Family Values propaganda bullshit.

NO OKAY

NO FUCK YOU

YOU DON’T GET TO SPEND YOUR WHOLE DAMN ARC TALKING ABOUT HOW CHIBI-USA IS LONELY AND ISOLATED AND HASN’T KNOW A SHRED OF AFFECTION FROM HER MOTHER FOR NINE HUNDRED FUCKING YEARS AND THEN DRAW THIS LIKE IT RESOLVES ANY OF THAT

WHICH IS EXACTLY WHAT THIS IS INTENDED TO DO BECAUSE NEITHER CHIBS NOR NQS NOR ANYONE ELSE SAYS A SINGLE WORD ABOUT THE NEGLECT AND ABUSE CHIBS HAS BEEN SUFFERING LEAVING THE ONLY CONCLUSION THAT IT’S JUST NOT A CONSIDERATION TO ANYONE ANY MORE AND WE’RE GOOD

WE ARE NOT FUCKING GOOD AT ALL

And this gets even worse as things go on. I’m obviously having to rely on my translation here, which I grant is questionably accurate at best, but it’s what’s in front of me right now, so.

NQS goes on to tell Chibs that what got her to wake up was Chibs’ transformation into a Senshi. The conversation continues with Chibs expressing all this sadness and remorse for all the people she feels her actions indirectly killed and all the people she couldn’t protect. NQS says “It’s not your fault, now let’s not talk about it any more.” NOTE THAT SHE SAYS THIS WITH PLUTO’S DEAD AND SPRAWLED BODY LIKE FIVE FEET AWAY BUT EVERYONE IS FINE WITH THAT. From here, it starts to really get to me though, because the entire exchange turns to Chibi-Usa’s power. “You have powers of your own now,” NQS says excited. “We can use our powers to protect the planet together.” When Chibs tearfully confesses she didn’t think her mother needed her, NQS starts strong with “You’re my only daughter. You’re precious to me.” but then:

And it doesn’t stop there. NQS turns to the Senshi (MY GOD YOU MEAN THEY’RE THERE???) and tells them that when she ascended, she “lost almost all of [her] powers to fight as a soldier”. And some other shit I think may be translated wrong but doesn’t really matter in the grand scheme. The important part is that she tells Chibs she has to use Pluto’s powers (WHICH I GUESS SHE CAN JUST DO NOW) to find Sailor Moon and Tux, and use her power to help them take Ryan down for good.

(A THING SHE HERSELF WAS UNWILLING TO DO HERSELF BY THE WAY I JUST WANT TO POINT OUT THAT SHE’S SENDING HER EIGHT YEAR OLD DAUGHTER TO KILL A DUDE SHE REFUSED TO TAKE CARE OF)

ALSO FOR SOME REASON THE INNERS CAN’T ALSO GO FIGHT WHY THE FUCK DO THEY KEEP LISTENING TO EVERYONE TELLING THEM WHERE THEY CAN AND CAN’T GO

I’m going to skip ahead a bit to complete my thought about NQS here, but later in the chapter she powers up the Inners with the laughable “You’ll be able to fight alongside Sailor Moon with ease” like yeah, I’ll believe that when I fucking see it. She also powers up Sailor Moon from across time and space, and gives her a new brooch and toy from Bandai, AND OKAY WE’RE COMING TO MY POINT NOW.

Which is, EVERY GODDAMN THING ABOUT NQS AS SHE RELATES TO ANYONE NOT ENDYMION IS ABOUT POWER. And this CREEPS ME THE FUCK OUT. Her entire exchange with Chibi-Usa isn’t about Chibi-Usa, it’s about how now Chibi-Usa can fight. The fact that she didn’t wake up until Chibs could transform upsets the shit out of me. There’s no part of their interaction that, in a sincere way (and no I don’t count the easily tossed out “You’re my daughter, you’re precious” platitude as none of her interactions with Chibs over their 900 year relationship demonstrate these feelings in a way recognizable to Chibs), show NQS has any interest in Chibi-Usa whatsoever UNTIL SHE HAS POWER. She LITERALLY does not wake up and hug her daughter for what last issue suggested was the first fucking time until Chibi-Usa is a Senshi.

CREEPED. THE FUCK. OUT.

God, anyway, then Usagi and Mamoru spend five pages or something telling each other that they’re the bestest and Mamoru is just as important and powerful as Usagi.

Because again, what does female empowering mean if not “reassure the male romantic lead he’s on equal footing with the titular female lead character”.

Somewhere in the 30th century, the Senshi are filling out their resumes.

Chibs shows up, and she and Usagi destroy Planet Ryan, which is sure to send debris hurtling to Earth and upsetting the delicate climate balance that hahaha no of course not, everything’s fine.

NQS then powers up the Senshi, a move she couldn’t have done a few minutes earlier and then sending them off with Chibs to have anything at all to do with the final battle, because why, honestly. Why. Just why.

Everyone returns to Earth, and Usagi angsts a bit about not getting to meet her future self, which she can’t do because all of space and time will unravel and it’ll be very bad. Neo-Queen Serenity is angsting about it herself. It’s all so sad, so very sad, so much sadder than poor dead Pluto still lying there going through various stages of rigor mortis on her first outing in about five thousand years.

THANKS FOR SHOWING ANY LINGERING REMORSE ABOUT THE DEATH OF YOUR ONLY FRIEND LITERALLY TEN MINUTES AGO

But honestly, who has time for any of that when Usagi is sad? SHE WANTED TO MEET HERSELF YOU GUYS AND IT’S HEARTBREAKING THAT SHE CAN’T IT’S TRAGIC THE MOST TRAGIC THING TO HAPPEN ALL DAY, manga!Usagi is thinking to herself as she steps over Pluto’s body still-warm body.

BUT FUCKING WAIT

BECAUSE NEO-QUEEN FUCKING SERENITY AFTER TALKING ABOUT HOW THEY COULDN’T POSSIBLY MEET RUNS THE FUCK UP AND STARTS CHATTING TO USAGI ANYWAY

I SCREAMED I SCREAMED SO GODDAMN LOUD WHAT IS THIS UTTER FUCKING BULLSHIT

JUST THIS CONVERSATION COULD ALTER HISTORY

YOU JUST LOST LITERALLY YOUR ENTIRE CITY’S POPULATION IN A WAR AGAINST FUCKS WHO WANTED TO ALTER HISTORY

SAILOR PLUTO FUCKING DIED SO YOU COULD STOP EVERYTHING UNRAVELING

AND NEO-QUEEN SERENITY SAYS FUCK ALL OF THAT BECAUSE SHE WANTS TO SAY HELLO TO HER GODDAMN FOURTEEN YEAR-OLD SELF

A DECISION USAGI NOT ONLY SUPPORTS BUT IS DELIGHTED BY

I AM A BALLOON FILLED WITH PURE RAGE AND I JUST FUCKING POPPED

THIS IS THE MOST SELFISH SHIT I HAVE EVER SEEN

“Wow, Chibs, your mum’s a bitch,” Minako says. Chibi-Usa just emphatically nods.

R A G E

Ugh, fuck, let’s get this over with. Chibs is packing up and leaving, and Usagi is all “YOU DON’T THINK ABOUT MY FEELINGS”, as though anyone else is allowed to have feelings to ever be considered. She goes to the park to travel home. Only Mamoru is there. I can’t even pretend to be anything but resigned at this point. But don’t worry, because the Senshi have a whole long panel!

Rei is comforting that fan club president she knew for a couple of hours! Makoto receives a hug from the guy who talks about Mamoru 98% of the time! Minako greets Motoki who looks terrified! Ami is just there because like I said back at the beginning of this arc, she has absolutely no other character at all to connect her to!

God, aren’t you bored with all this attention on the Senshi? TAKEUCHI SURE IS BUT DON’T WORRY HERE COMES MORE MAMORU AND USAGI. They talk about how their future is already planned out, and are somehow romantic and wistful about it. And then surprise! Chibi-Usa is back!

Neo-Queen Serenity will finally, after 900 years, get to see her daughter grow! God, how terrifying. HEY FOURTEEN-YEAR OLD ME PLEASE RAISE HER LIKE YOUR DAUGHTER I SPENT LIKE HALF AN HOUR WITH HER AND IT WAS TERRIBLE KTHX ♥

THE FUCKING END

anonymous asked:

Can we kick the Jews who associate with Zionism out of society along with the Neo-Nazi's too?

god this ask is a whole different level of stupid

first of all. get the fuck out associating any jew with neo nazis. 

second. neo nazis want to murder people. zionists want a safe place for jews. this is the worst parallel I’ve ever seen anyone make. 

third. zionism is a spectrum. it really just means a safe place for jews in their homeland. if you disagree with some of the movement, fine, but you’re being so vague here lmao. also, some leftists are crazy antisemitic, does that mean all leftists should be cast out of society by your logic? 

people seem to like me and my zionism just fine, jealous? 

Let me tell y'all motherfuckers right now….you are a fucking piece of shit if you are a neo nazi, alt right white supremacist or whatever the fuck you want to call yourself.

Get the fuck off my blog.
Raceplay is one of my fetishes and you stupid fucks who ACTUALLY believe you are superior are fucking delusional at best.

I’m seriously considering shutting down my blog in light of recent events. I have over 6000 followers I can’t believe it and I’m seriously thinking about shutting down this blog because of the stupid motherfuckers out here..

I’m in the worst mood ever! Good (?) news for you guys though, cause I need an outlet for my rage so prepare yourselves for.. another profanity filled Union update! Keeping it real and fresh as always, aka what Komei has been doing to the litter 24/7 since our lot can barely contain all the cat shit we’re drowning in. We’re halfway thru completing Komei’s lifetime want, 3 cats at the top of their careers out of 6, and it’s only taken a literal lifetime.

So the situation in the house continues to bear an unsettling resemblance to the last days of the Roman Empire. No wonder these cats can’t get promoted when they’re too busy trying to avoid getting killed by Visigoth Victor. We have Victor vs Ronron…

Victor vs Neo..

Victor vs Alegra..

..and Victor vs Roux! I’m starting to suspect that Victor may be the problem here.

Meanwhile Victoria and Komei are having the time of their lives watching the bloodshed! Last time I saw either of them so happy was when they were cheating on each other. Bread and circuses indeed.

One small glimmer of hope appears when Roux gets this insane bonus and then immediately gets promoted!

I’m all like YAAAAS BITCH SLAY, 4/6!!! and then NOT 2 FUCKING SECONDS LATER:

…………..

…………………….

……………………………..FUCK. ME.

How many times is it now that Neo has gotten fired, cause I’ve literally lost count. Imagine if he wasn’t the ~genius one. Way to disgrace your mother’s name!

I’m so upset by Neo’s fuckery that I take Melody and Gunther out clubbing in the middle of the day to feel better. Ah, so cute ❤

SO. CUTE.  ❤

PERFECTION ❤

Unfortunately our milf past is back to haunt us.

-Ooooh, hey there, jaibait ;) Look at your girl. Then back at me-

GODDAMMIT GET THE FUCK OUT OF HERE BRANDI LETOURNEAU. IS THERE ONE NON-PREDATORY ADULT WOMAN IN THIS TOWN

We run into the Count, and Melody has the honor of being introduced to one of Victoria’s lovers, an important rite of passage for anyone marrying into this family. Congrats, Melody! Let’s ignore Daniel’s first kiss, Lakshmi, who seizes the opportunity of Melody turning her back to discreetly merge herself with Gunther, and then spends the rest of her stay furiously heartfarting over him. Jfc Gunther, what do you do, roll around in honey?

-It’s Axe bodyspray ;)

Ugh fuckboi. You better not cheat on Melody, you hear???

I MEAN SHE GAVE US A FUCKING ELECTROSPHERE AS A DATE PRESENT. Thank you Melody! Finally the litterboxes get the lighting extravaganza they deserve.

AND VICTORIA TOPS HER CAREER. TIME TO RETIRE AND LOUNGE AROUND FOREVER ❤

When I tell you guys that Komei wants to bankrupt us I’m not kidding. Ever the practical spirit, the moment we have some extra cash he starts rolling wants to buy $2k stereos and $5k games. GROW UP

This night is a mixed bag, on one hand Vic topped her career, on the other Gunther got fucking arrested while sneaking out with Mel. Thankfully his parents could not give less of a fuck even though both were awake when Dorian diligently returned him.

-This will teach you to walk around with that glorious mane, leaving no woman for us hair-challenged adults, brat! Stay within your age group!

Looking amazing painting in your hot dog uniform!

-Melody forced me to wear it so no one would hit on me..

Melody knows what’s up.

-God, being monogamous for two entire days sure is tough. My mind is racing with all the hot dog pick up lines I could use..

You’re really too young for me to castrate you, so better just try and channel those frustrations into your art.

-I don’t need no drama, I just need some nana, just told my lil’ mama, ‘babe, I think I love you, kinda’ ♪

WRONG ART FORM. GOD. Get it together Gunther, cause if you fuck things up with Mel it won’t end well. For you.

-So Gunther, the other day I was thinking of some professions that would be more realistic than your dream of becoming a legendary artist.. Kid’s party magician popped in mind.

-Ugh, don’t listen to him, Gunther, you can’t abandon your dream! I mean look at your father, he had a dream to see 6 pets top their career.. and 40 years later.. he’s still nowhere near achieving it! HAHA. What a fucking loser you are, dear. God, I can’t believe I married you, what the fuck was I thinking. All I got was stretchmarks and two decades of sleeping next to the overwhelming aroma of cat excrement. In conclusion, Gunther, you and your brothers were giant mistakes.. What were we talking about again?

Yea, seems about right. Komei is, once again, on the verge of aspiration failure, which you know, when is he not. He finally does roll one want I can complete tho..

Cooking competition! I cannot stress enough how much I ignore anything Free Time related, like I’ve been playing this game since I was 10 and I only discovered that special hobby lots exist last year. So yea, this is a first for both me and Komei, but we’re in this together! We submit our specialty, cat hair covered chili..

The competition is fierce. Thank god Komei’s loving family has come along to support him!

-Why are we here again?

-Some of your father’s cat beauty pageant shit or something, who cares.. STOP MOVING YOUR HANDS SO FAST

LOL look at these anxious flops. Our Komei is cool as a cucumber tho! Wtf is a professional chef doing here?? This feels very unfair, they should be in a league of their own. If we lose to her I’m gonna appeal and then burn this place to the ground.

And we’re up first! Is the judge gonna appreciate our secret ingredients of cat hair and saliva???

YAS. A very promising reaction!

LMAO professional chef flops! Bet she didn’t have a trace of pet dna in that cake!

I can’t quite decode this expression, but I think it signifies expectations not being met. FLOP

Yea mte, blondie. Who tf enters salad into a cooking competition? A non-starter if there ever was one!

WE WIN AND WE HAVE THE DICK STICKER TO PROVE IT. GET IT KOMES

I don’t know what you heard about me,
but a bitch can’t get a dollar outta me

No Cadillac, no perms, you can’t see,
that I’m a motherfuckin’ P.I.M.P.

Congrats, Komei! How lucky you are to have your family share in this moment of triumph! 

-You won’t believe this mom, but Neo got fired AGAIN

-LOLOL. Wait, why do I have a feeling we’re supposed to be doing something else right now?

-Is it playing more red hands?

-Yes!

We return home, where og weeaboo Tom Cruise/Last Samurai graces us with his presence! Looking good, Tom. Meanwhile Vic has an emotional moment in the rain contemplating the artistic merit of the flamingos. Idk why both she and Komei have become obsessed with them ever since they aged up but it’s pretty depressing. And then, as Komei is soundly asleep, the unthinkable happens…

SIMULTANEOUS FUCKING PROMOTIONS. I wish I had something more eloquent to say about this but the best I can muster is FUCKING. BYE. THE FUCK. I DID IT.

THE NIGHTMARE IS OVER. IT’LL BE A COLD DAY IN HELL IF WE TRAIN A CAT AGAIN IN THE NEXT 9 GENERATIONS. NEVER AGAIN.

AND WE’RE FINALLY OFF TO COLLEGE. GOD. Melody comes over on her own and we have this dramatic moment of Gunther ~passing her by, off to join his brothers at La Fiesta Tech. And to slut it up. Or is he??? I legit don’t know yet, but find out next time in The Unions: College is a Scam.

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HELP ME I CANT STOP DRAWING HIM AND ITS GETTING OUT OF HAND

There is a severe lack of art of Hunk so here is some drawings I did of Hunk just doing Hunk things uwu~

He feels like the kinda guy who genuinely likes academics and studying (that particular book is an irl physics book – thanks @cdromeoandjouleiet xD). Of course, the second drawing can go without explanation.

For the last two, I actually noticed how well my neo-80s/sythpop/vaperwave playlist  just really matches Hunk (at least to me) aesthetically? I realized that he would totally be that guy who listens to 80s electronic rock and sings along, out loud, badly and off-key with a screwdriver as a microphone, and using his still-working cassette player/Walkman that has been stuffed in one of his pouches this entire time shhhhh

So then with the last one,  I took the idea to an extreme because he would unironically wear vintage 80s fashion and rock it so hardcore and no one can tell me otherwise.

my fancy journal series header won’t upload

… so this one is just gonna be a little ugly. xD

Originally I was thinking of this post as two posts: Low Spoon/Low Energy Journal Tips and a Personal Journal Practice Update. But, the more I worked on drafting these posts the more the two melded into one.

It’s been a rough month so far in terms of… everything? Everything. Let’s go with Everything. I don’t talk about my political affiliations much but let’s just say that I am 1000+++% against neo-nazism and white supremacists. If you identify or support either of those things you can get the heck out, right here and now. So my country is making me sad, angry, and above all disappointed in my fellow countrymen who have chosen to follow that… ugh. JUST UGH OKAY.

On top of that, my head space has reached maximum summer levels of depression and anxiety. After my travels at the start of the month, which really pushed me to the limits of my social abilities, self confidence, and general ability to Can, I had a breakdown. I have not been okay. I am doing better now, but I am still not okay. I will not go into details here, but know that I am safe and I am seeking out the help I need to move past this. I am only bringing these things up as context for this post:

Sometimes my journal and tarot practices become too much.

And I know I am not alone here. We all get this way sometimes, some of us more often than others depending on physical ability and mental landscape. There have definitely been times in the past where this feeling has lead to a hiatus, but I didn’t feel like that was what I needed right now. Journaling and tarot are part of how I process and I need to process more than ever now. What I needed to get rid of was the pressure.

So I sat down and took myself through the following:

  • What is it about journaling/tarot (or anything else) that is making me feel pressured, guilty, or unhappy right now? For me, I realized I was doing too much. I dropped the challenges I was working on and let go of my daily readings with the Tarot Almanac – which meant I could move from a daily planner layout to a weekly view, which has already given me a lot more peace of mind than I expected. I also was really starting to hate the highlighter on the edges of my entries, it was ugly (which bothered me from the start) and it meant constantly eyeballing my margins as I wrote, which is way too much work.
  • What is about journaling/tarot that I still love and am drawn to? I love writing to process things, as mentioned above. I LOVE my mentor card practice, so I kept that but reduced it to working with one deck that I am really comfortable working with even when low on energy. (Protip: notice which decks read “effortlessly” for you– grab those when your brain not at its best.) And while I didn’t love highlighting my margins, I did and do love my color code system, so I kept that but applied it to one line above each entry so I can see the start of particular subjects instead of the total duration.

This is probably a really good process to go through regularly anyways. If your journal isn’t working for you, why have one? The hardest thing for me was letting go of the idea of a notebook as a cohesive unit. One I let that go, this whole process was actually really freeing.

Keep what you love and can manage, ditch the rest. Happy journaling!

Y'all let me start out by saying that I’m super on board with this whole #punchnazis thing but like…..
Honestly if you guys are just waking up to the idea that anti-semitism and neo-nazism are still relevant things today then you are VERY LATE TO THE GAME. Like I’m glad you guys are here now and waking up, but there has always been rampant anti-Semitism in America, and the only reason y'all are getting up in arms about it now is because people are feeling like they can be more open and vocal about their prejudices and racism. Let me put it to ya this way: Again, glad you guys are all here to fight nazis now but.
Where were you when:
-I got harassed by people on the street trying to convert me while I was in college and literally would NOT LET ME GO TO CLASS unless I agreed to take their copy of the New Testament
-My coworker told me he hoped I “wasn’t wrong” when I told him I don’t believe in Jesus and would not let the subject go when I asked to talk about something else
-I stopped wearing my star of David to work because I was getting harassed too much by customers
-The windows of my synagogue were shattered, amounting in $7000 worth of damages
-The suburbs of my college town were defaced with anti-semitic vandalism amounting in $30,000 worth of damages.
If you’re just now getting woke to the fact that Neo-Nazis are still a thing, then you’ve been woefully, blissfully ignorant at my and my people’s expense.

anonymous asked:

Just say you hate gypsies and jews and get the fuck out, bitch.

someone: as a german i was so shocked to see swastikas on public display, here’s what America needs to do to deal with the resurgence of Nazi ideology so they can have a Nazi-less society like we do

me, and several other people, some Germans: actually Germany still has a huge neo-Nazi and right wing extremism problem that just keeps getting worse, there is still a Nazi party in Germany and stuff like the swastika ban is easily circumvented by just using a different Nazi flag

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