If Ancient Roman Authors Had Tumblr

Cicero: would put multi-paragraph rants without page breaks and piss everyone off

Catullus: would run one of those arty blogs that periodically startles you with hardcore gay porn on your dash

Vergil: would have a successful ongoing webcomic or blog and would constantly reblog and be reblogged by Horace

Horace: would post a ton of Instagram photos of wine and houses in the countryside and would constantly reblog and be reblogged by Vergil

Pliny the Elder: would post a bunch of photos of flowers, nature, and astronomical facts, and would die while attempting to liveblog the Vesuvius eruption

Lucretius: would be a nightblogger who would always post stuff like “what if when we die we become atoms and float away in the wind? Like you could be inhaling and exhaling your dead ancestors right now!”

Ovid: Would post a mixture of porn and reblogs of nature and portrait photos and would ultimately engage in massive flame wars and get banned for violating the Terms of Service


I had a really long day (3 hour class at 9:30 am, go up to the Bronx for a meeting, existing, etc) so I’m abandoning my “cook and study” Wednesday routine and instead choosing to read comics and have wine/a shitton of Trader Joe’s snacks. I regret nothing/sorry I’m not sorry/haters gonna hate, etc.

there goes my sleep schedule

apparently there was a sequel miniseries to Pillars of the Earth called World Without End (how did I not know this???) AND AND AND it’s got people from Harry Potter in it? and it’s on Netflix???!?!?!?!?!?!?!?!

(no E. Redmayne, though…banana lips, you will be missed)

anyway I have this and a roll of smoked mozzarella, life is so good to me right now.

also I may have dropped a pant size (thanks, flu!)

saw the green lantern

and it was amazing, i loved it. (: i really liked the themes of courage and willpower and good being greater than evil and heroism and valor and such. plus ryan reynolds made a good hal jordan in my opinion and looked pretty dang good while doing it.

at first i felt kind of bad for hector since yknow his life kind of sucked, but then i was thinking about how a lot of villains in dc are formed because of some kind of tragedy or accident that happened to them, most don’t actively seek out being a bad guy. and i was thinking that’s kind of bogus, but then i remembered what dumbledore said to harry in at the end of Chamber of Secrets - “it is our choices that show what we truly are, far more than our abilities.”

and i guess the bad guys are the bad guys because they let all the bad stuff that happened to get to them and succumbed to it or love having the power but selfishly misuse it, instead of being forgiving or trying to use their experiences help others avoid their problems; i mean, batman could’ve decided to kill joe chill and then go around murdering murderers, but he decides on a ‘no killing no guns’ rule. it’s easier to sink than swim, i guess. like how ron compared spider-man and venom in a very potter sequel: “venom let his bitterness and hatred of the world turn him into an asshole a long time ago. spider-man would never do that. the bugle’s always writing all this crap about him, and… iron man was just so mean to him, and sandman killed his poor uncle ben; it’s like spider-man is so full of love… that he would never let any of that ruin him.” (i don’t know much about spider-man so i’m assuming that’s a solid comparison)

speaking of hp, the deathly hallows pt. 2 comes out in less than two weeks! :D