random ramblings

I haven’t reblogged many posts on BTS in America because honestly, I’ve been trying to collect my thoughts. A few people sent me asks on my thoughts though, so here goes. I had some pretty low expectations going into this media tour. There are some things I was excited for, some things I still think will be amazing - the AMA’s, BTS on Ellen, BTS on James Corden. Then there are the other things. All the radio interviews, news appearances and interactions with people who quite simply, haven’t done their due diligence. This is the cringe-worthy fact about most people, not just Americans (and not just the media) that, if we interact with someone for only a few moments, we don’t take the time to fully understand them. I, too, am frustrated by the lack of thought-provoking questions towards BTS. By the constant ask of what ‘American things’ BTS like and I find myself asking, why? The point, I think, is that all these interviewers/hosts/anchors are only asking questions they think American/Western society wants to hear.

But in doing so, they’re completely underestimating the audience and missing the point of BTS entirely. The beauty of BTS, is that they’re already speaking a message which people understand. BTS is already saying things which connect, and they’re doing it transcendent of language, culture and country! That’s an amazing thing. People everywhere understand BTS’s message of self-love, self-conflict and self-acceptance. People understand this, despite all the barriers - and honestly, this is the message I wish these interviews would pull out.


I took the plunge and *finally* got myself a good camera. I got a Canon EOS M10 and it literally meets all of my requirements. It’s portable, can connect to my phone, is easy enough to use for a beginner BUT it’s better than a smartphone camera or your usual point-and-shoot. It came with one lens (which is fine with me since I don’t know how to do more than one lens yet) and I’m going with my friends to one of the nature reserves and I’m so excited to properly test it out!!!

So many good photos will be coming

I was looking around and apparently people who don’t like Noctis also protesting that he shouldn’t get in Tekken? That he is a jrpg character from high fantasy setting with sword, magic, etc so he don’t fit in..?

..But it’s a franchise where you have not only one but two laser shooting Devils, a bonafide Angel, aztec god, narcoleptic vampire, chainsaw-wielding android schoolgirl, boxing kangaroos, bodyguard bears, and walking trees among many other thing. Adding a mere magical Prince won’t put a dent in mumbo-jumbo that is Tekken universe.

Design wise? He fits among them just fine. 

Actually he look more out of place when placed with some of his FF senpais. Here you have serious looking, fully armored Warrior of Light and equally heavily decorated paladin Cecil. …..And then there is Noctis, looking like he stumbled into a wrong cosplay con.

“Who are they? Why I’m here?”

my fav thing about durarara is that in a city with headless horsemen, demonic mind-controlling swords, dampyr serial killer idols, guys with superhuman strength and insane tempers, multiple gang factions, and the actual yakuza strolling around like there’s no big deal, the person you end up fearing the most is some ordinary high school student who turned 4chan into a street gang for funsies

Imagine Teddy Lupin’s teachers looking at the list of upcoming students and being like,

“Oh, Lupin! Remus was a good student, despite what he may have gotten into with his friends, his son should be no real trouble!”

Now imagine eleven-year-old Teddy jumping off of the stool after being Sorted and his hair turning his House colors and everyone simultaneously remembers who his mother was

Random scene came into my head:

Just imagine, it’s late at night and Damien thought Lucien was asleep. So he kept the bathroom door open to let out steam after a shower and was sitting on a closed toilet in a towel, prepping for his first T shot. He had yet to find a proper way to explain his new script to his young child. Cue lil’ Lucien, clad in his bat pjs, gasping as he stopped mid stride on his way to get water or something before running over with tears in his little eyes going “DADDY, NO! DRUGS ARE BAD.” Despite being startled, Damien couldn’t help but break out in a laughing fit.