now and then i think back to 2011

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The day they moved in was the best day. It felt like the start of something new. Something good. After everything that had gone so wrong with my life, they walked through that door and they brought possibility. When you look back at your life with a person, sometimes you wonder ‘would we be friends if we met now…or did the path that we went on together lead us to this place?’ Did every triumph or mistake along the way make us fall in love? I think that everything happens for a reason. Love. Life. Even death. I hold on to this place for a reason. And that reason is now.

BEING HUMAN (US) [January 17, 2011 – April 7, 2014]

Anonymous said:

I find it funny that some people have to say Counter 3A that Hanyu does is overrated. If it’s that easy, then why no other men do it. In fact, in ladies, Eteri’s girls now are copying Counter Axel entry and they do not have that outstanding success with it. Zagitova has been failing that entry 2 times in public. And Daria’s Counter 2A is not that huge either. It is super difficult to do a Counter 3A like Hanyu does, and his 3A is HUGE. His 3A Boston was like 5m

And another one, which got buried like 6ft deep in my inbox (sorry anon):

I think Yuzu does back counter 3A since 2011-2012 but I only heard commentators going crazy about that entry of him with PW. Do you know if there’s any reason to that? Thanks a bunch

The thing with Yuzu’s back counter triple Axel is he makes it look so effortless that, to a casual observer, it would come off as really not at all that difficult. 

See? Easy peasy lemon squeezy, like there’s absolutely nothing to it, he turns, he jumps, he lands, he changes edge, he turns again, all in one seamless motion, what’s the big deal? By the way #1: did you guys notice, that one crazy exit up there was what he used to do at the end of the triple flip in Seimei - you know, the easiest jumping pass in his layout, and here he’s sticking it to a back counter triple Axel, haha. By the way #2: another anon asked me if this one 3A at ACI was higher than usual - yes I think so too, he got such amazing height on that one and he started unwrapping his body so soon that for one split second while I was watching the live stream I seriously wondered if he just did a double Axel (it was a very short-lived doubt of course, because I immediately reminded myself that I’m 100% sure he is no longer capable of doing a 2A even the Earth is about to explode and his 2A is the only thing that could save the day). 

But, yes, again and again, despite that deceptive appearance, that back counter entry is one of the hardest things ever performed in this sport. I have come across a commentator somewhere comparing Yuzu’s triple Axel entry to ski jumping while holding a tray of glasses and I tell you, that was no exaggeration. The sad but true fact, though, is that not all commentators around the world are savvy enough to recognize its intricacy on the go (I swear I’ve heard one or two calling his entry a three-turn way back when). Also, pre-Sochi, it was basically inconceivable to most people that a pencil thin, relatively unknown kid in his teens could have pulled off a move that difficult with that ease.  

To wrap this largely redundant post up, I’d like to present a quote from a book I recently read and loved:

Ask any ice-skater or ballet dancer or show jumper, anyone who lives by beautiful moving things: nothing takes as much work as effortlessness.

-Tana French, The Likeness-

Hey friends! I recently came across an old video (2011) of Tyler singing a snippet of Isle of Flightless Birds and thought I’d share! Please please please watch this. Tyler puts the same breathtaking amount of emotion now as he did back then, and I think that’s pretty incredible. (x)

Devi’s been WAAAYYYY overdue for a design update! I revamped her halfway back in like, 2011, but never had a full outfit down. Now she’s a gym leader too!!

She used to frequent arena circuits as a popular fighter, but moved on to take on the mantle in Veilstone. Based on how it looked in Platinum I think the building is a Literal Non-League Gym too, taking in inexperienced fighters and the like to train, sometimes with Devi herself (even though she’s kind of shy, personally).

Mother Eleanor’s Birthday Cake.

It occurred to me (with all the “Mother Eleanor” talk I saw this morning) that the birthday cake Louis supposedly had made for Eleanor in July 2012 included a message to Eleanor written in Louis’ exact tweet style (at the time) and mirrored a birthday message to Jay that Louis wrote in 2012. 

“Happy Birthday Eleanor, Lots of love, Louis :) x”

Who the super fuck writes their own name on their girlfriend’s birthday cake and then goes beyond that to include :) and x. 

@Louis_Tomlinson, that’s who.

This was done expressly to appeal to the Twitter fandom (where Elounor 1.0 largely existed) who could recognize the message as a literal tweet Louis would write. 

And Eleanor, who was not 11 years old, was supposed to find that romantic, I guess. 

Here’s some examples of tweets Louis wrote in 2010-2012:

The cake itself was created as an homage to the fake fairy tale romance perceived by the younger fans (primarily on Twitter). 

Since 2011, Eleanor has been portrayed as a caretaker for Louis, someone super close to Jay, and someone who Louis spoke to and about the same way he spoke to and about his mother. Eleanor kept Louis out of the clubs, Eleanor took care of his finances, Louis would be nowhere without Eleanor’s support. They laid this groundwork in 2011 and 2012, but I think it’s profoundly more gross they brought Eleanor back and Louis has to speak about her the same way now that Jay is gone. 

Anyways, Eleanor is fake and gross and nobody is this calculating about the way their relationship is portrayed to the public unless the relationship is the creation of a PR nightmare. 

You can read more about what a PR stunt this birthday cake was here.

Um, so, I dunno how obsessive you all are, but I’ve literally found every song Patrick Stump’s voice has ever been on (and there’s a lot). And I listed the ones that are particularly awesome, in case anyone wants to listen to something new

  • Everything is Alright by Motion City Soundtrack (2006). I literally adore this song, so much. Patrick sings backing vocals, and then a prominent bit right after the instrumental part towards the end. Also, Mark Hoppus is in the video.
  • Cupid’s Chokehold by Gym Class Heroes (2005/2007). This song is awesome, and Patrick does the chorus, and is in both of the vids. I think most of you guys have heard it, but it’s still a great song, even if you’re not a fan of hip hop.
  •  One and Only by Timbaland (2007). I fucking adore this song. It’s so good. It’s mostly Patrick singing, and he says ‘fucking’, and nghh, love this song. To be despised…
  • Clothes Off! by Gym Class Heroes (2007). Again, P. Steezy (Travie McCoy’s nickname for him, eheh) did the chorus. He’s not in the video :c But pre-split Panic! is! In animal suits! (Patrick is good friends with these guys, and he also did a cover of Billionaire with Travie before, as well as The Fighter and Stereo Hearts, all popular songs you probably heard on the radio at some point. Look those up if you want.)
  • Jock Powerviolence by Weekend Nachos (2011). Okay, so this is Soul Punk!Patrick screaming, and it’s fucking hot. Look it up. Please.
  • Second Chances by October Fall (2006). I honestly love this song; it’s really good and Patrick has his own part towards the end right before the awesome banjo part.
  • Don’t Wake Me Up by The Hush Sound (2006). Patrick produced this album. It’s really good - they’ve got a really unique sound that I really like. If you like it too, I suggest Lighthouse. Anyway, this is the only song Patrick’s on; his vocals are apparent right after the breakdown.
  • Everyday by Buddy Holly (cover) (2011). This was for some tribute album but the song is cute and Patrick is flawless and there’s a vid and yeah.
  • One of THOSE Nights (2008). This song is perfect. Brendon’s on it too. Pete’s in the video. It’s just kinda awesome. I listen to it all the time.
  • King of Wishful Thinking by New Found Glory (2007). This is like a duet, and it’s fabulous.
  • Bounce by The Cab (2008). Patrick’s in the video (oh my God, watch it right now; he’s so fabulous), and he does backing vocals, so.
  • I’m a Wonder by The Cab (2008). Patrick produced this album too. This song is swaggy, and Stumpman’s voice is distinct near the end. The backing vocals should never outshine the lead singer, but they kinda do. Really do.
  • Dancing With the Devil by Krewella (2013). This song is awesome, I love it. It’s techno-y and stuff.
  • I Stand Alone by Robert Glasper (2013). The piano on this is awesome, and I love the Common feature too. Patrick’s cute in the video and the making of. 
  • Open Happiness by -read description- (2009). This is for Pepsi or Coca-Cola or something, but it’s so catchy and happy, and the video is adorable, and Brendon and Travie are in it, and Janelle Monae and Cee-Lo Green, and yeahh, this song is cool. Patrick also did the famous Coca-Cola whistle; isn’t that cool?
  • Like, every song on ¡Viva La Cobra! by Cobra Starship (2007). Patrick produced the album, and did backing vocals on every track, and I literally love this album so much. I own it. I recommend Guilty Pleasure (Patrick’s voice is hella distinct and you can hear it near the end), Scandalous (he’s on the last chorus - s c a n d to the a to the l o u s), Smile for the Paparazzi (the gRUNTY PART IS PATRICK AND MY GOD IT’S EAR SEX AHH), and My Moves are White (the whole last minute is Patrick alone, and I love that last minute more than anything, ever). 

There’s other songs, but I don’t like them as much. I’ll put them anyway, ‘cause maybe you have slightly different taste than me.

  • One Day I’ll Stay Home by Misery Signals (2006). If you’re into that screamo shit, this is for you, and Pete’s on there too, I think. Patrick’s singing though.
  • You’re Not in on the Joke by Cobra Starship (2009). Apparently, all these bandom people are on this song, but I don’t hear them. I guess during the group singing part?
  • Feet Don’t Fail by Claude Kelly (2010). This is some pop shit I really don’t like. But eh. And y'know that one post that says ‘you can literally hear the sideburns when you listen to old fob’? Yeah, well, this is the last time you can hear the sideburns, I think. 'Trick does the hook.
  • The Last Hero by XV (2011). Some rapper I’ve never heard of, and I know most every rapper. Cute hobbit man does chorus. 
  • Bummed Out Blues by Murs (2011). I like the soul sound of this but idk. Rap again, guys. Patrick really liked hip hop in '11, I guess.
  • All Your Heart by Transit (2011). Yeah, I don’t like this. Patrick’s at the end. Pretty distinct.
  • If You Could Remember by Damnation A. D. (2007). More screamo shit, with Pete again. I love Patrick’s part in here though.
  • Birthday Girl by The Roots (2008). Not a big fan of this song, but 'Trick does the chorus.
  • Don’t Regret it Now by Tyga (2008). This fucker is a disgrace to rap - I had no idea he was signed to Pete’s label when he was a teenager until recently. Now he’s on Lil Wayne’s. But you-know-who produced his debut, and he did vocals on this song. The chorus is hella catchy, I’ll give it that, but only because it’s delivered by Patrick.
  • Est. (80’s Baby) by Tyga (2008). This shit’s annoying. Patrick’s on the last chorus but it’s kinda not worth it.
  • That’s What It Takes, Dear by Kristeen Young (2008). This song is a mess, but Patrick’s voice sounds so fucking smooth and soothing.
  • Blinded by the Sun by Gym Class Heroes (2008). This has a reggae feel, and I actually like it a little. Patrick’s in the last minute, doing backing vocals.
Park Jaehyung/Brian Kang; Screen Talk

Summary: “What do I do now?” Jae asks. Is there like, some kind of protocol he needs to follow? Is idol etiquette even a thing? What does one even do after your favorite artist follows you on twitter?“

(Or: the one where Brian is still an idol and Jae’s a fan, but they somehow manage to fall in love anyways.)

Read on ao3  (where the formatting is better)


Jae is just about to take a sip from his mug of coffee when he hears a quiet chime to his left. Turning away from where he had been half-listening to Jimin rant about the new asshole who’s now chasing after her, Jae looks down to where his phone lays on the table and can’t help but stare wide-eyed at the bright blue notification that flashes back at him.

@youngk_5live is now following you!

Jae blinks at the screen, once, twice, and then promptly chokes on the mouthful of coffee he had been just about to swallow.

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mm wow okay i drew this in 2011, and i think this was the point in which i answered the question i’d been asking myself for a long time: do i want to make serious art or do i want to doodle ridiculous nonsense like this?


i’m embarrassed to look at this now but this one was rather popular back then! perhaps one day i’ll remake these

pixarmcqueen  asked:

I used to have a phandom blog back in like 2015 (I was phanofficial) and I've watched Dan's videos since like 2011 or something. I just feel a lot of feelings about Dan's video. I mean, honestly it was pretty obvious that he had some mental issues, but I think it's absolutely amazing that he finally felt like he was at a place to talk about. If you look through the Daniel Howell tag right now, there are tons of young people who say they are going to seek help because of that video

yes!! what really makes me happy is that he’s found the courage to seek help, first, and to open up about it in front of more than 6mln people.
he did it because he was feeling confident enough to share such a delicate thing, because even tho he’s not always ok, he was able find a balance and it’s safe to say he’s in a good place right now.
and i’m so proud of him for doing that, for creating something that has not only lifted a huge weight off his shoulders but that is going to genuinely help other people.
i myself felt so understood and reassured after watching this video and many of my friends have found the strength to accept their mental health problems and are now so much more motivated to work in order to improve their mental conditions.

in 12 minutes dan gave us something priceless: hope. and i’m so grateful for that.


feel free to share your thoughts and opinions on dan’s video

anonymous asked:

I watched a video named "TF2 2007 and now" & my question what are the reasons why certain games gets downgraded during time?

For those curious, here is the video in question:

First, this is all speculation on my part. I don’t currently work for Valve, and definitely wasn’t around for the early TF2 years, so I really only have my guesses to go on. That said, think back to 2011, 4 years after TF2 launched. TF2 becomes a free to play game supported by microtransactions. Suddenly, certain elements of the game suddenly gain a lot of importance.

When you buy a game, you usually get a physical disc or a download code and have to download the entire game before playing it. The amount of time it takes to download that data isn’t very important - the publisher already has your money. However, with a F2P game that download time suddenly does matter - the longer the download goes on, the more likely person waiting for the game gives up and quits. The longer it takes to get to the fun part, the more likely the person waiting gives up and quits. Most F2P games today have broken their downloads up over time - there’s some kind of small initial download, and then some supplemental download that you get after running the first download and installing. Typically, you get a little gameplay with that first download and the rest of the data is streamed in the background while you play the tutorial.

In addition to this consideration, F2P games absolutely try to target as many players as possible. They purposely try to make sure the game can run on as broad a set of computers as possible in order to maximize their potential player and customer base. As such, this means that really high quality assets like animation and textures are downgraded by default in order to improve performance on midspec and minspec machines - because you don’t want people spending time downloading assets they mostly won’t be using. Instead, you can set aside high quality textures and such as a separate (free) download for the dedicated players who really want them and have already bought into the game. 

Clearly, some of TF2′s assets are less detailed. These were changes that was done deliberately - at some point in time, artists actually crafted new asset data for this. There’s a lot less animation data needed because there’s fewer moving parts. The specular maps on a lot of materials were turned down or simplified for higher compression. There were textures that were simplified and downgraded for more space. I suspect that it’s because of the game’s shift to F2P, both to reduce the download size and to help improve overall performance for mid and min spec players at the expense of the top end.


Got a burning question you want answered?

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Scan - George Harrison and Bob Dylan playing tennis, Isle of Wight, 1969, from George’s camera.

Scanned from Living in the Material World

Photo © The Harrison Family

“I really like George.” - Bob Dylan to Chris O’Dell, 1975; Miss O’Dell: Hard Days and Long Nights with The Beatles, The Stones, Bob Dylan, and Eric Clapton
 
“George got stuck with being the Beatle that had to fight to get songs on records because of Lennon and McCartney. Well, who wouldn’t get stuck?”

“If George had had his own group and was writing his own songs back then, he’d have been probably just as big as anybody.” - Bob Dylan, NME, 2007

“[George] was also Bob Dylan’s biggest fan. He could quote the lyrics to practically any Dylan song you could come up with.” - Jim Keltner, Rolling Stone, 2002

“George quoted Bob like people quote Scripture. Bob really adored George, too. George used to hang over the balcony videoing Bob while Bob wasn’t aware of it. Bob would be sitting at the piano playing, and George would tape it and listen to it all night.”
Q: “So George had his own private Dylan bootlegs?”
TP: “Yeah. One day George was hiding in the hedge at the house where we were recording. As everybody flew off, George would rise up out of the bushes with his video going. And he did that with Bob.” - Tom Petty, Rolling Stone, 2002 [x]

“He’s fantastic, you know. There’s not a lot of people in the world who I see from a historical point of view. Five hundred years grom now, looking back in history, I think he will still be the man, Bob, he just takes the cake.” - George Harrison, 1987 [x]

“I’ve always liked the way George Harrison plays guitar - restrained and good.” - Bob Dylan

“They had a soul connection.” - Olivia Harrison on George and Bob, Rolling Stone, 2011

“He was a giant, a great, great soul, with all the humanity, all the wit and humor, all the wisdom, the spirituality, the commen sense of a man and compassion for people. He inspired love and had the strength of a hundred men.
He was like the sun, the flowers and the moon, and we will miss him enormously. The world is a profoundly emptier place without him.” - Bob Dylan on George Harrison, Rolling Stone, 2002 [x]

So…I decided to redraw a drawing I did back in 2011. I liked the old one back then, but now I think it looks really bad, haha, so it was very interesting to see how different it looks now. XD I really love Tales of the Abyss so I felt like I had to redraw it (but Tales of Berseria might be in competition with which one is my favorite Tales game).

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ART SCHOOL | Q & A with Brian Donnelly (Toronto)

Toronto based artist Brian Donnelly paints and “unpaints” his portraits into something that is strange and eerie, yet beautifully mesmerizing: His portraits often start crisp and realistic until it is purposely obscured, deteriorated, and altered, using his own mixture of toxic solvents. Not only were we intrigued by his unique work that focuses on issues of human identity, self image and vulnerability, but also his process, his influences and what he has coming up for 2017.  We’re excited to chat with Brian in our newest Art School Q&A to find out more about the guy behind the melty faceless people! 

Photographs courtesy of the artist.

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Loki Deaths/Rebirths 2004-2015

Just for comparison’s sake. Apologies in advance for not putting this under a cut! Or for leaving out certain details as I wanted to keep the summaries brief.

2004 - Thor vol 2 #85 - Loki Death (along with everyone else)

With the end of Asgard at hand, thanks to you-know-who, Thor cuts the threads of the god’s fates, attempting to free his people from the endless cycle of repeat storylines Ragnaroks and finally give them proper peace in death. Shockingly, it doesn’t quite last.

2007 - Thor vol 3 #5 - Physical Rebirth (in Sif’s stolen body)

Thor wakes up from a long nap, informed that he’s needed on Earth and that all his fellow gods currently exist within mortals there. Possessing the Odinforce, Thor now has the ability to free them from these people, and does so very carefully until lil brother figures out how to screw up his plans.



2008 - Thor vol 3 #12 - Physical Rebirth (in his own body, with a makeover)

Loki needs help to screw around with past events, but can’t do such things in Sif’s body, so he enlists the help of sometimes-daughter-Hela to restore his old body back.

(Take note of the burning & fire themes here, because they’ll become a reoccurring presence.)

Of course, Loki will not switch to using this new body regularly for a few more issues. (Poor Sif.. :(  )



2010 - Siege #4 - Death

Attempting to save Asgard from trouble that he started, Loki is destroyed by the Void. Whether accidental or intentional (since he just got done signing a ‘Get out of Hel free’ deal with Hela) is still open to debate, but one thing for certain is that his brand new body is most definitely destroyed.

2011 - Thor #616 & #617 - Physical & Mental Rebirths

One quick storyline later, and with the threat of soul-devouring Disir at large, Thor is ready to bring Loki back. But, for whatever reason, (I personally think it happened because Thor was being nostalgic about his childhood with his brother, shortly before he summoned him) Loki is now a child. In both in appearance and memories.

2012 - Journey into Mystery #645 - Mental Death & Rebirth

To save billions of lives, Kid Loki needs to prevent Mephisto from using a fear crown which was created from his thoughts. A companion spirit, whom claims to be something akin to the original Loki, suggests that if Kid Loki allows him to take over his body, he will be erased from existence, rendering the fear crown useless.

Hence, this phantom spirit (aka Ikol, Loki-copy or eventual Aoa Loki) now exists within Kid Loki’s body.

2013 - Young Avengers #11 - Physical Rebirth

In order to aid the Young Avengers against an evil that he intentionally unleashed, (are we sensing another theme?) Loki states that he needs a power-upgrade in the form of an older body. One magic ritual later, courtesy of Billy Kaplan, and Loki has finally grown into a pair of horns.

The transformation seems intentionally a mirror copy of Siege Loki’s first appearance, right down to the green smoke. And there is physical burning occurring. Actually, the only time Loki has been reborn without fire is when Thor is involved. In those case, lightening is present instead.

2015 - Agent of Asgard #13 - Physical? &/or Mental? Rebirths…?

With guilt from the past and fear of what is to come, Loki is pressured to make a decision. Should he destroy himself once more or simply accept the role of the villain? Instead he chooses a third option. One towards additional changes.

Within his mental plane, he places the horns upon his head. This is quite contrary to the last visit within this realm, when he held the horned helmet against his chest in shame.

It is burning, just as his physical self is doing in real time. A moment later & Loki’s body appears to be obliterated. (or turned into a carpet stain, to quote King Loki)

8 months later, Loki’s lost his shoes and gloves, lowered his shirt, spiked his hair and still hasn’t gotten around to seeing a dentist. 

His memory appears faint, but the fact that he remembers where his best friend lives, is a hopeful sign. 

To be continued..?

Man am I glad I wasn’t on tumblr during my Phineas and Ferb phase

anonymous asked:

Am I weird for thinking Dan and Phil are only really friends?? Every time I think they could be together, they emphasize the "friends" label and I think I'm stupid for even hoping. I just think it scares me more for them to be an item because that means they can break up one day. I feel it is safer to just believe they are friends who one day will go their separate ways and have different lives apart

everyone views dan and phil a lil differently so you’re not “weird” for thinking any specific thing about their relationship cuz that’s just your opinion (unless it’s smth like… really fucken weird that you genuinely believe) but personally? the purely platonic best buds narrative is not realistic to me and i have a hard time believing it applies to their actual irl relationship

the “just friends” label has been a habit of theirs for years now, but only just recently have they started gradually growing out of it. when dan and phil were both thrown into the spotlight quite suddenly back in 2011/2012, it created a much more blatant “no homo” atmosphere cuz i assume they felt obligated to stop any wild presumptions of phan dead in their tracks in order to keep their identities and their content separate from each other. i think they both wanted their own creative freedom without the constant pressure of their relationship being weighed upon them. but as they’ve become increasingly more successful and increasingly more confident in their content and themselves as individuals, that obligation to avert shippers has essentially vanished. these days dan and phil will do somethin that there is absolutely no heterosexual explanation for and they won’t bat an eye

and i wouldn’t say they emphasize the “friends” label, at least not nearly as often as they used to. at this point it feels as if it’s almost a humorous thing, as if they just like to throw it in every once in a while for comedic purposes. an ode to their old habits. or maybe even a force of habit since it used to be such a common occurrence

but putting that aside, i don’t think there is any “safe route” to take when it comes to their relationship. dan and phil have the upper hand in everything that they do, we don’t control their relationship, and quite frankly their personal relationship does not immediately affect us. believing in one thing won’t change the outcome of it, it’ll just change your perception and how you react to that outcome. but it jus seems a little silly to me to think that, after years of building up this brand that they have created together, after years of putting up with each other’s annoying habits and weird quirks, after writing a book and going on tour and traveling the world together, that the only possible outcome that all of this could possibly be leading up to is for them to go their separate ways and lead different lives apart from each other. it just doesnt feel realistic

California Dreaming
Not all my romantic relationships were bad, but some of them challenged me in a way that I didn’t want to be challenged, and I am happy I don’t have to do that now.’ Lana Del Rey.

Does Lana Del Rey really live right inside the middle of the ‘H’ of the Hollywood sign and spend most of her nights perched high above the chaos that swirls within the city of angels below, as the teaser for her new album, Lust For Life, suggests?

Or does she rent a house in LA’s Santa Monica or Silver Lake or someplace else she’s not about to divulge, in case, having taken a cryptic February tweet of hers literally, a posse of her 6.3 million well-meaning Twitter followers showup on her doorstep with the ‘magic ingredients’ to cast spells on President Trump?

Does she really only dip her toes into ‘the muck and the mires of the city every now and then’, as she says in the album’s trailer? Or does she ‘go out quite a lot actually’, as she tells me when we meet, and spend her nights having fun with a tight crew of mainly musician mates, dancing at house parties, going to gigs and occasionally wrestling the microphone from her male friends to sing Hotel California in karaoke bars? In this post-truth world, it feels pedantic to care too much either way.

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A story about Leeds 2011 and a song called HOME.

So, Leeds happened.  The year was 2011 and two boys named Harry and Louis attended a music festival in Leeds.  Needless to say, good times were had by both and Harry wore his Leeds bracelet for ages until it likely fell apart (at which point he got the tattoo “I can’t change” in the same spot on his wrist and then much later, covered that with his anchor tattoo–almost as if the festival was really important to him for some reason).  I don’t want to rehash everything about Leeds when there’s already a great masterpost about it right HERE.

What I do want to do is talk about is the song Home by:  Edward Sharpe and The Magnetic Zeros

This band played at Leed’s that year and performed this song.  Here’s a tiny snippet of the lyrics:

Man, oh man, you’re my best friend
I scream it to the nothingness
There ain’t nothing that I need

Well, hot and heavy, pumpkin pie
Chocolate candy, Jesus Christ
Ain’t nothing please me more than you

Ah, home, let me go home
Home is wherever I’m with you

Ah, home, let me go home
Home is wherever I’m with you

And while some could argue that we don’t know if they even saw them perform, I respectfully disagree because a certain someone tweeted lyrics to this very song.

Not just once:

 But twice.

They both seem to have an attachment to the concept of HOME being a person and not a place which I find fascinating.  

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