see the american accent

wearebabygroot  asked:

Hey Jake. I'm at the part of your live stream where you talk about how much you appreciate being seen as an individual, and I just wanted you to know... You're all different people, and I can see that. I see you on the camera, talking, and yeah it's the same face I see when Jess is filming, but everything else is so different. I don't see Jess speaking with an American accent. I don't see Jake with Jess's face. I just see Jake. Its you. Jake is talking, and your soul really shines through. :)

That is such a beautiful and thoughtful compliment ^_^ thank you so super much! ❤️ That means a lot to me!

The Time I Pushed a Jerkface off a 35ft Cliff(With Good Reason)

Before we start off let me be clear. I did not murder a man by randomly shoving him off a cliff. Technically, I actually had permission, but still not murder. Chill.

Here we go.

So this is back in Mexico, at the same park as the Sting Ray Incident, just an hour later. Id already recovered from my near death experience and moved on from my friend nearly drowning me. I faced it, i survived, im good and not concerned.

One of the many attractions at this park was the Cliff of Courage. It’s a 35ft cliff that plunges into the water. Now, by my standards, 35ft is low for a cliff jump. Ive done way higher (adrenaline junkie) but obviously i was gonna jump just to say that I did. My parents, grandparents, and Jamie didnt want to jump. No surprise, so they went ahead to meet me on the other side of the river.

So sixteen year old me wanders over and there’s this big group of burly looking men.

Like huge

They’re all standing at the edge jostling each other around. And just by looking at them you can see they’re american. I dont even need to hear their texan accents to know.

So they’re pulling the whole macho act of “you jump i jump” “ohhh but then you wont jump” bs and just generally being chickens and not willing to show it.

And because of this they wont let anyone else jump. Like ten people came and left because these jerks wouldnt let anyone else go.

Eventually i get annoyed and snap “either jump or get out of my way!”

And the dude who is obviously the leader just turns and grins at me.

He assumed what i call the “douchebag alpha male pose” hands on hips, crotch foreward, you know the one, and you know the body language that goes with it.

He thinks he’s superior. Now this guy is the biggest of them all.

Massive biceps, raging six pack, the works. The Hulk would probaby do a double take at this dudes size.

And little me is not intimidated in the least.

I learned to fight at a very young age, especially men larger than me. I know if things turns south i can take him no problem. A few hits here and there and he’s out for the count.

He starts walking towards me, and i step forward too. He may be alpha male, but he just crossed an Alpha Female who doesnt back down from a challenge.

Strike one.

He looks over at his pals and says,

“Ohhhh, the little lady’s going to jump, is she?” And he just sneers down at me, all arrogance and misplaced confidence.

Strike two.

“Tell you what, sweetheart.” Ohhh he did not just say that. “You jump, we’ll let you push us.”

Three strikes he’s out he just made the biggest mistake of his life.

I just grin and go “ok” and turn and immediately dive over the edge. Im soaring through the air, enjoying the fall. I turn just in time to see his face go from 😏 to 😧

I smack down into the water grinning. Originally the plan was the swim across the river and meet up with my family, but i am cashing in this bet. Except there’s only one way to get back up to that cliff from here

I scale the side of the cliff with the rope and I can hear them chatting nervously up top

I pop up over the edge and prop myself up on the ledge with the sweetest, most steel-lined smile I can manage and say, “who’s next?”

So Alpha laughs and stands at the edge as I haul myself up. He’s laughing and assuring his buddies he’ll be back in a second cause I wont really do it and–

I straight arm him and he goes flying

He flails and plunges over the edge, shrieking in the most high pitched, terrified shriek Ive ever heard a dude bro make. He sputters to the surface and gapes up at me as I grin like a hellion down at him. I turn to the rest of his jerk buddies and smile.

Oddly enough they all jumped of their own accord

anonymous asked:

Hey, you're German, right? I've got a huge favour to ask of you. I've been studying German for a few years, and I plan on studying there for a year. Before that, I wanna improve my language skills, so I've been wondering if you could tell me about some good original German movies? I don't want to watch dubbed ones, I've heard they're horrible. Thank you so much! Love your blog, by the way.

Dubbed movies aren’t actually half bad - at least to movies dubbed in other languages. Trust me, I’ve watched both Spanish and French dubbed movies, they were way worse. This is what we like to call “Jammern auf hohem Niveau” - complaining even though everything is pretty good. You’ll find that Germans are a people of complainers; we like to complain about everything. We are never content :) 

Still, I’m really really excited that you’re interested in my culture and HELL YES THERE ARE A BUNCH OF AWESOME GERMAN MOVIES. Here are some highly acclaimed ones and some of my favourites, I hope all links work. 

  • 12 Meter ohne Kopf (a movie about a German pirate, who allegedly walked 12 meters after being beheaded in order to save his crew)
  • Auf der anderen Seite (a really bautiful sort of episodic movie connecting the lives of three families, both German and Turkish)
  • Barfuss (a movie about a girl suffering from PTSD, who is saved mostly accidentally from committing suicide by a dude cleaning the clinic she is in, and then follows him around everywhere, and they fall in love. Seriously, onely one of two movies by Til Schweiger worth watching)
  • Buddenbrooks (the story of a very rich merchant family and their downfall…a really famour book adaptation)
  • Das Boot (a movie about a German submarine and its crew during World War II. 100& must-see)
  • Das Experiment (A movie about a psychology experiment in prison, and how people react when given free reign over others. This should come with a huge trigger warning. It’s awesome, but also really super disturbing)
  • Das Leben der Anderen (You might’ve heard of that one, since it received an Oscar. It deals with surveillance in East Germany, and is, also, a must-see).
  • Das weiße Band (A movie about the oppressive and rigid society pre-World War I children grew up in.)
  • Das Wunder von Bern (This movie mixes the football world championships of 1954 (soccer for heathens who call other stuff football) and the story of a family that has to re-learn to live with each other when the father comes home after being a war captive for like…12 years MUST SEE)
  • Der Baader Meinhof Komplex (movie about famous German left extremists, the RAF and their terrorist attacks)
  • Der Schuh des Manitu (THE single best German comedy to ever exist. It makes fun of Cowboy movies/books that are super popular in Germany. You’ll cry of laughter seeing Native Americans with a Bavarian accent - which also means your language level should be really high, or you won’t understand a thing. Uh, obviously don’t watch if you think white comedians playing Native Americans is racist even when it’s satire)
  • Der Untergang (the last days in thr life of Adolf Hitler. You’ll probably have heard of that one, too. MUST SEE)
  • Die Blechtrommel (God, I don’t know how to describe this one. Basically, a movie about a child who decides he doesn’t want to grow anymore and observes the world of the adults around him?)
  • Die Fälscher (again, dealing with World War II, and people in concentration camps who were tasked with copying money of other countries)
  • Die fetten Jahre sind vorbei (a movie about three rebels who break into rich people’s houses only to rearrange their furniture and tell them to revise their morals - until one of them catches them in the act and they abduct him for a weekend. MUST SEE)
  • Die Feuerzangenbowle (THE classic movie. about the German school system. An older guy pretending to be a student at an elite high school. Also gave the name to a drink you will find a lot on Christmas markets)
  • Effie Briest (another novel adaptation about a young woman whose marriage is arranged and who loses everything when she cheats on her husband)
  • Ein Freund von mir (two guys who are completely different building a very strange friendship)
  • Elementarteilchen (about the lives of two brothers who were separated after birth, and the completely different lives they lead)
  • Fack Ju Göhte (no links yet, it only came out last year, a new comedy about the German school system, and absolute must-see, if you happen to find a link one day)
  • Gegen die Wand (a Turkish girl fake-marrying a German addict in an attempt to escae her family. MUST SEE)
  • Goodbye Lenin (a beautiful movie/comedy about a family and the German reunification. MUST SEE)
  • Im Winter ein Jahr (a family dealing with the loss of their son/brother)
  • Kabale und Liebe (a superb adaptation of Schiller’s play. bsjdhkdjk)
  • Kebab Connection (…I don’t even know how to describe this movie. Just watch it. Very multi/transcultural and hilarious)
  • Keinohrhasen (a douche has to do community service at a kindergarten - and finds that the girl he used to bully as a kid is now his superior. uh-oh. It’s super funny)
  • Kirschblüten - Hanami  (a dude travelling to Japan to understand and be close to his late wife) 
  • Lola rennt ( a movie about a couple in a dangerous situation - and three possible outcomes)
  • Schiller (ah boy, this was a TV production, so I couldn’t find a link. A brilliant movie about the life of Germany’s best playwright, if you ask me)
  • Soul Kitchen (a comedy about a guy trying to keep his restaurant afloat and keeping his brother out of a life of petty crime)
  • Sophie Scholl - die letzten Tage (a movie about the last days in the life of Sophie Scholl and her brother, who were part of the resistance against the Nazis)
  • Vincent will Meer (a guy with tourette syndrom, a girl with an eating disorder and a guy with OCD break out of their psychiatric clinic to go to the sea. MUST SEE)
  • Was nützt die Liebe in Gedanken? ( a movie based on a real story, about a group of teenagers vowing to commit suicide once they do not feel any love anymore)
  • Wer früher stirbt ist länger tot (a comedy about a kid who does a lot of nonsense and when told that he is the reason his mother dies, blames himself, feares that he has to go to hell, and tries to make up for his sins by finding his dad a new wife. Hilarious. Again, tho, super strong Bavarian accent, beware!)

And if you want to watch a few good German TV-shows:

  • Türkisch für Anfänger (ABSOLUTE MUST SEE TV SERIES OMG WATCH IT!!! It deals with a German-Turkish patchwork family and it is hilarious)
  • Tatort Münster (basically a procedural crime show. There are a lot of Tatorts, but this is the only one that is always good. you’ll find a lot of the episodes on youtube)
  • Der letzte Zeuge (a show about a coroner solving crimes)

Middle Eastern Al-Ghuls, anyone? I think we’re not getting enough and I mean that very seriously.

They are Middle Eastern a fact of which has been confirmed, and portrayed, in every single comic canon containing them. Their Middle-Eastern ancestry is one of the few things about them that has never changed in comic canon and they’ve have always had features that match that…

Ra’s:

Talia:

Nyssa:

Damian Wayne:

Something of which that has been retained in all of their animated appearances:

They all have very, very, Middle Eastern features: dark hair, tan skin, narrow noses, slightly slanted eyelids. And yet in every live-action adaptation the Al-Ghul family has not been portrayed by Middle Eastern/Arabic actors and in most cases they don’t even look the slightest bit Middle Eastern. Let’s examine this further…

Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Trilogy:

Out of the four Al-Ghuls we get two of them. Ra’s and Talia. Ra’s makes his appearances in Batman Begins and Dark Knight Rises. Talia makes her only appearance in the last film of the trilogy.

Neither look Middle Eastern in the slightest. Why is that? Because neither actor is Middle Eastern or has Middle Eastern ancestry. Neeson is Irish and played Ra’s with a softened Irish accent. Cotillard is French her father is of Breton ancestry and her mother is of Kabyle ancestry. She portrayed Talia with an accent that was all over the place but never once touched Arab or Middle Eastern. But what about the others?

Arrowverse:

I’m not a big fan of Arrow, and completely stopped watching, because they did a lot of things that I can’t get past. But the show has had three of the four Al-Ghuls: Ra’s, Talia and Nyssa. (Also Nyssa had the most appearances out of them all which makes no sense to me because her comic run was short and she’s pretty unknown.) Anyway, onto the photos…

Ra’s was portrayed by Matt Nable. Nable is from Sydney, Australia. Not much was given on his ancestry.

Nyssa was portrayed by Katrina Law. Law is an actress from South Jersey and not much was given on her ancestry either.

Talia was portrayed by Lexa Doig. Doig is from Toronto, Canada and her mother is Filipina and her father is of Irish and Scottish ancestry.

Even though these actors do look more like their characters do it’s not ok. None of the actors are Arab. The accents they spoke with were vaguely British and Nyssa’s was actually extremely so. (Side characters in Arrow were obviously Middle Eastern and spoke with obvious accents.) And then again this is coming from the show that turned Oliver Queen into Bruce Wayne…

Gotham:

Now I haven’t been watching Gotham anymore neither but I know that has not actually had any of the Al-Ghuls. Officially that is. But I firmly believe that the next episode, These Delicate and Dark Obsessions, will contain their version of Ra’s. In the trailer we see Bruce talking to this man:

And this man, obviously American by his accent, tells Bruce that he’s excited to see him start his training. (Paraphrasing here, of course.) But he also says “I have so much to teach you Bruce.” We all know that Ra’s is one of the many people who trained Bruce. Further analyzing makes me really think that he is indeed their version of Ra’s.

Look at what he’s wearing. Reminds me a lot of Ra’s go-to clothing. Just all black instead of Ra’s go-to jade green. Jade does make an appearance in the trailer when he touches his jade ring to Bruce’s forehead. It also appears that his fortress is in a mountain, or at least underground, perfect place for a Lazarus Pit.

But if this man is indeed Ra’s then that’s another non-Arab version.

Raymond J. Barry is oddly not listed in the episode credits but he was credited in the photo gallery. Not much is in his IMDB bio but he is from Long Island, New York. White-haired, blue-eyed, white man portraying an Arab character is just plain wrong.

How many live-action portrayals is that?

Three.

And none of them are Middle Eastern. They’re all wrong to some degree but having non-Arab actors portray Arab characters is taking it to a whole ‘nother level. It’s disgusting and incredibly racist. Especially when there are perfectly good, and extremely talented, Arab actors out there who can play these characters.

I’m just hoping that if the DCEU movies have any of the Al-Ghuls they cast Middle Eastern actors. Disney is doing it with Aladdin and DC better follow suit!

cfraserr  asked:

Hello! I had a quick question. When Bree goes back to see Claire and meet Jamie, does she still have her American accent? I can't remember if that was talked about in DOA but wouldn't she seem out of place if she kept it? Thanks!

Well I would assume that she did. When we first meet Brianna in Dragonfly in Amber, she clearly has an American accent - I don’t see why she would have started speaking differently once she went to the past.

And to be honest, once she reaches the Colonies I don’t think she would have seemed very much out of place. Remember, there were immigrants from all over the place - all over Scotland, and Europe, and other colonies - who were living and interacting with each other. Most of those people had likely never heard any accents different from their own. So as far as they were concerned, Brianna’s way of speaking was just another new thing for them to get used to.

And, come to think of it - what we consider as a typical American accent probably hadn’t come to be yet, anyway!

So at my school we just had an intruder drill and as soon as the announcement came on, this big, country football player jumps up and immediately grabs the door handle and places his feet on the threshold to hold the door but he decided that wasn’t good enough so he grabbed the flag and pointed it at the door while he held the handle and he was ready to beat the shit out of anyone who came in this is seriously the most aggressively american thing I’ve ever seen

Rami x Reader: Birthday

A/N: A lil something for my spicy and talented binch @mr-musings who didn’t tell me it was her birthday until the day before so I didn’t have anything prepared for the actual day (fuck you) . Happy belated birthday hoe.

Originally posted by the-dark-girl-22

Warnings: British slang m8. See translations for any words that you don’t understand. Language.

Translations:

Sesh- Celebration generally involving drinking, possibly drugs and ‘bare’ good mems. “You on the sesh tonight? You mental cunt.”

Spice- A highly attractive individual. “Oi that’s a right fookin’ spice over there. I would in a heartbeat.”

Allow (him/her/them)- Don’t pay them attention/don’t bother with them. “Tyrell is such a twat, allow him.”

Twat- An idiot.

Waved- Intoxicated. (Applies for all substances)

“Happy birthday Y/N!” Your friends yell over the music pumping through the club. The drinks are flowing and you’re celebrating your birthday with a monumental sesh. You roll your eyes fondly at your rowdy group of mates who are drawing attention from other club-goers but you down the shot they’d put in your hand all the same.

You’re dressed to the nines, your makeup is on fleek and already you’ve had a couple of suggestive glances from guys in the club. Sipping on a vodka and coke, you begin surveying the scene for a spice worth your attention and maybe even the later hours of your birthday evening.

Then something shits all over your jovial mood. ‘Oh shit. Oh shit.’ You think as you spot someone you would much rather jump off a cliff than run into. Your friend Maria notices your sudden change in expression and follows your gaze.

“Fucking hell.” She groans.

You avert your eyes from him, not wanting him to spot you.

Your ex.

“Allow him, he’s not gonna ruin tonight.” Maria reassures you. You nod shakily, not particularly convinced in yourself.

“I’m gonna go get another drink.” You say into her ear.

“Want me to come with you?” You shake your head and smile at her.

“I’m fine, really.” You brush her off and walk off in the direction of the bar.

You call over to the bartender, hoping he hears you over the noise.

“Hey? Hello?” He appears to be ignoring you for some cute guy who is smiling flirtatiously at him, which is mildly irritating, but you can’t blame the guy. You sigh and lean against the bar, waiting for him to finish his conversation.

“Y/N?”

‘Oh fuck’ You think. You know that voice, it’s him. You turn slowly to face him, eyebrows furrowing.

“I thought I saw you.” He smiles. How fucking dare he? Smile at you like old friends after the amount of trouble he caused you?

“I’m glad your eyesight hasn’t deteriorated.” You quip, your tone cold and unforgiving.

He cocks an eyebrow at you, but continues the conversation all the same.

“Listen, I know we left things on kind of a bad note but- “

“Bad note? You’re delusional.” You laugh mirthlessly, you glance over your shoulder desperately for the bartender, needing to get away from this situation.

“Hey, I know things weren’t great but at least let me buy you a drink. It’s your birthday after all.” He offers, pushing himself into your field of vision.

“Don’t bother. Whatever she wants is on me tonight.” A new voice takes you by surprise, slow and confident with a gorgeous American accent. You turn to see a tanned guy with a strong jawline smiling cockily at your ex.

Lost for words, you glance frantically between the two. You have no idea what the hell is going on.

“She’s with me, so do me a favour and move from my spot.” His tone is calm, yet commanding. Your ex looks to you for some kind of explanation, but feeling vengeful, you simply shrug.

“Piss off then.” You say. He hesitates for a moment, mouth hanging open, then sighs and strides away.

The mysterious, heroic spice slides into the vacant space between you and the next person at the bar. “Thank you for that, but it really wasn’t necessary.” You can feel your face heating up from embarrassment. He is stupidly attractive. You half expect him to make some passing comment and leave you be, but he remains.

“It wasn’t a favour.” He chuckles, seeming almost nervous, a direct contrast to the confidence he adds, a playful smile on his features. Your heart is racing and you don’t trust yourself to speak without making yourself look like a total idiot, so you remain silent. “Bartender! We need drinks down here!” He shouts, making you jump. Immediately, the guy looks over at him and hurries over.

Within seconds, mysterious spice has ordered you both drinks, paid for them and led you over to a table.

“What’s your name?” He asks.

“Y/N.” You manage to squeak out. He grins.
“Nice.” He comments. “Rami.” He replies, then shakes your hand awkwardly.

Your natural reaction is to laugh; this guy is a continuous contradiction of himself. He’s smooth and confident, yet awkward and almost childlike. It throws you a little, but he’s a very welcome change from the cocky, self-centred twats you’re normally approached by in bars and clubs.  

He appears to sense your nervousness and slight distrust for him, and instigates most of the conversation. He asks you about your job, your university experience, slowly dragging you out of your shell. You’re not sure how you haven’t choked or fainted at this point, maybe the adrenaline from shutting down your ex and getting bought a drink by a sex god in almost the same breath was keeping you going.

And you’re so glad it is.

You finally pluck up the courage to ask him a question about himself, and he practically glows at the sign of you becoming more comfortable with him. He tells you that he was a drama student in Cali who is visiting the UK for an audition. He has a self-deprecating sense of humour, joking about his life as a struggling actor, though you can’t understand how he hasn’t hit the big time yet.

“Have you been anything I might have seen?” You venture. He runs a hand through his dark curls, eyes directed at the floor in embarrassment.

“Probably not, I’ve only done minor roles so far in US sitcoms.” You nod, not particularly sure what to say to that. “Gilmore Girls? The War at Home?” You shake your head apologetically.

A boyish grin takes over his features.

“What about adult movies?” Your jaw drops in shock and Rami bursts out laughing. He rests a reassuring hand on your arm. “I’m joking, Y/N.”

“Oh Christ, you had me for a second there.”

“Aw, is that disappointment?” He flirts and your cheeks heat up.

“No, I just-“

“I’m joking.” He winks. “Let’s get another?” He adds, raising his now empty glass.

“I’ll get these.” You say firmly, fumbling with your bag but Rami immediately places his hands over yours halting you.

“No way. It’s your birthday, let me treat you.” He instructs.

For the remainder of the evening, you forget about your friends who gathered to celebrate your birthday and spend hours talking to Rami. You’re not sure how It happens but eventually your table is full of empty glasses and the two of you are seated far closer together than you were before and his hand is permanently rested on your arm.

In your drunken haze you manage to spot Maria, craning her neck around, most probably looking for you. You wave at her and her head snaps around to look at you. She moves to approach you but freezes when she spots Rami next to you. A smirk spreads across her face and continues towards you. You know you should probably be dreading what’s about to happen but you’re too waved to care.

She stops in front of the two of you and rests a hand on her hip.

“Y/N, we’ve been looking everywhere for you!” She exclaims, you know she’s bullshitting but you play along for the sake of not looking weird.

“Oh have you-“

“Sorry, I’ve been kinda selfish with her.” Rami interjects.

“Ah it’s alright, I’m sure she was more than fine with you being selfish with her.” Maria grins and you feel your face heating up. To your relief, Rami chuckles at your side.

“So you won’t mind if I keep her for the night?” His tone is flirtatious, which is strange considering he’s insinuating spending the night with you to your friend, but it works as Maria raises her eyebrows and raises her hands in mock surrender.

“Keep her forever.” Maria sniggers and backs away, waving her phone in your direction indicating that you keep in contact.

“Protective friends huh.” Rami jokes. You roll your eyes.

“Just her.” The first silence falls between the two of you since you started talking and Rami fiddles with his hands.

“I hope you don’t mind me saying what I said, I just was hoping-“

“Yes.” You blurt then cover your mouth in shock. Rami’s eyes are wide for a moment then he bursts out laughing.

“I wasn’t sure that we were on the same page.” He admits.

“I think we are.” You confirm, for once thankful for your boldness that only surfaces when intoxicated.

He takes his lip between his teeth as he surveys you, then pulls his phone out.

“What number do I call for a taxi?”

superthething-blog  asked:

Imagine the stereotype of Americans and English people switched

welpppp

Let’s see i guess
•Americans have “sexy” accent now,
•crooked yellow teeth
•drink tea everyday and nothing is more important than tea.
•what the fuck is that word? copyright fuck you
•sexy spy movies

And Britain…
•you’re so fucking fat
•you are so controlling i stg
•lolol hamburgers
•surfing braaaah
•what’s exercise??
•shit too much exercise
•coke bottle by my dick for measurement
•what’s melanin???

I barely know any stereotypes for any other country except America because i roast America everyday like shit. ahem just saying

a quick visit

“You’re what?” Penny’s voice rises to a shrill squeak. “You are? You really really are?” A huge grin breaks out over her face. “Oh that’s great! Yes! Of course you’re welcome here! Okay, okay. Talk to you later. Love you. Bye!” She hangs up the phone and jumps up and down with excitement, still in her pajamas and sock feet.

“What’s up?” Simon says sleepily, sipping his morning coffee.

“Yeah, seriously,” Baz groans. “Your high pitched squealing isn’t really helping me wake up, Bunce.”

“Micah’s coming!” Penny exclaims ecstatically. “Micah’s coming, Micah’s coming, Micah’s coming!” She dances around the room like a kid on Christmas morning. “He’s flying over next week, and now that it’s summer, he can stay with us for a while! Isn’t that great?”

Simon smiles. “That’s wonderful, Penny! Maybe he’ll finally get the guts to propose. Goodness knows it’s been long enough.”

“Oh, he won’t propose,” Penny dismisses. “He’s a bloody American, after all.”

“You never know,” Simon replies. “Right, Baz?”

Baz blinks and smiles faintly. “…Yeah. Of course.”

They’re busy all the time now, trying to decide where Micah’ll stay (”The sofa bed.” “But Penny–!” “You have your own room, Simon. I’m sure you and Baz can survive without the sofa for a little while.”) and how long he’ll be here (”His official excuse is that he’s ‘studying abroad,’ so he’s got at least a month!”) and where they’d take him (”The London Eye!” “Simon, it’s not like he’s never been to England before.” “So what? It’ll be fun for everyone.”) and all sorts of things. Honestly, Baz has never seen Penny so genuinely happy in all the time that he’s known her – she smiles all the time, and she hums little tunes when she does the chores. She spends hours on the phone, and she barely ever throws any snits when Baz comes over yet again, or when Simon accidentally spills the bleach everywhere or when he and Baz end up on the sofa for the night. Although that hasn’t really been happening as of late.

“I’m gonna go to work,” Baz mumbles.

Simon gives him a distracted peck on the cheek. “See ya later, Baz,” he says absently. He doesn’t make any surprise visits at Starbucks anymore. He doesn’t stay up till two so that he’ll be up when Baz finishes feeding anymore. He doesn’t even remember that Baz doesn’t have work on Saturdays.

He doesn’t even notice that Baz is –

Goddammit. Stupid Snow.

“Welcome to our flat, Micah!” That’s Penny.

“You can stay as long as you like.” Snow.

“Thanks guys. Really appreciate it.” There’s the American accent. “It’s so good to see you! It’s been so long. How are you guys doing?”

“Our last year at Watford was definitely a little… rough,” Penny again. “Living on our own has been so nice though, hasn’t it, Simon?”

“Oh yeah.” Snow. “Penny does all the chores.”

There’s a sound. Probably Penny swatting Snow’s arm.

“Ow! Okay, I’m sorry. But yeah, it’s been pretty great. Especially since Baz can – wait. Where’s Baz?”

“Baz?” the American asks.

“I thought he was with you, wasn’t he?” Penny says.

“No…” Simon sounds nervous. “Wait here.”

The footsteps draw close.

Snow opens the door.

“Baz. What are you doing?”

Baz shrugs demurely and stares at the ground. “I don’t want to be a bother.”

“Oh, Baz!” He sounds exasperated. “You’re never a burden, okay? I love you. Come out and say hi to Micah.”

Simon grabs Baz’s hand and pulls him out of the bedroom and into the living room area. “Micah, this is Baz. You’ve met him before, haven’t you?”

Micah blinks. “Weren’t you guys enemies or something?”

“Oh, I knew I forgot to tell you something,” Penny says.

Simon smiles and snakes his hand around Baz’s waist, pulling him in for a little kiss on the cheek. He blushes hard (mental note: don’t ever drink enough blood to blush, Baz), the warmth spreading uncomfortably to his neck.

“Oh,” Micah says.

“You’ll have to get used to it,” Penny tells him.

They talk for hours and hours and hours. Turns out the American isn’t half bad when it comes to knowing magical history and theory. Bunce still got him beat, though.

Simon’s hand doesn’t leave Baz’s waist for even a second.

And Baz is happy.

He did end up proposing, after all. She said yes.

10 things that make you happy!

I was tagged by @grooovylittleangel 💕

10 things that make me happy:
1. Poi/fire dancing
2. Good music
3. Cajun/New Orleans food
4. Non-American accents
5. Driving fast boats
6. Seeing friends irl (a rarity when ur family is sorta nomadic)
7. Bread still warm from the oven
8. Black cherry rum (& rum in general)
9. Reading a good book
10. Number puzzles, like Sudoku

I’ll tag:
@slumberkitten @jesusupsidedown @negativ6cr66p @conformtouskids @mythofbeauty @rosemoofin @abandoned-monster @7th-ward-charizard and anyone else who might want to do this. 💖

New in town

Adam ran his fingers through his dark brown locks as he looked around in confusion. He glanced down to his phone and back up again, trying to find the street his GPS claimed he needed to turn down. “Hey…” He walked over to the person closest to him. “I’m trying to find this flower shop, but I don’t see it anywhere. Am I close by?” He spoke in an American accent, hints of his Boston roots barely noticeable. 

my dad was so confused about why all the Dalish elves in Dragon Age: Origins were randomly American, and I have to admit the thing I’m probably looking forward to most when he plays Dragon Age 2 is the look on his face when he realises they’re suddenly all randomly Welsh

Live Action cast for Attack On Titan IMO

LOL I DID IT. I HAD TO.

I was so bored that I just had to spend my evening finding actors simply in my opinion who would kick ass at the Attack on Titan screen if it was ever to be made into a live action movie (which lets hope not because hollywood ruins everything but lemme tell u a thing k) if you don’t agree with some of them sorry but I gave it a shot I’m sorry if you hate me for this cuz i hate myself but fuck I had fun so enjoy my thing.

Suzuka Ohgo as Mikasa Ackerman

If you’re thinking I chose her because she is the only Japanese actress I know, you’re right. But also on screen “Memoirs of a Geisha” she was very good at playing stoic and confused character. I would like to see her take a swing at such a stoic character like Mikasa. It would be interesting to see how she does, but seeing I doubt she can fake a good American accent, I’m not sure she would be a good choice. I did my best okay, not many American-Japanese actresses out there, alright. I had Jamie Chung in mind, but she is Chinese… still she would do good, I reckon.

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Nicholas Hault as Eren Yeager

I just thought how perfect he would be in the role of Eren, I think Nick was kind of destined to play the lead “Luke Skywalker” characters IMO, not some supporter. Him and Eren share that cute innocence to their faces and of the world. Seeing Nick on a poster surrounded by Titans in the Survey Corp get-up would be a dream come true for me, honestly. In my opinion, Nick is an awesome actor and great at playing the benevolent hero; he would make a great Eren.

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Sterling Knight as Armin Arlert

OMG I NEEDED A CUTE BLONDE BOY DO YOU HAS ANY IDEA HOW HARD IT IS TO FIND CUTE BLONDE BOYS IN THIS ECONOMY I TELL YA. 

Armin is one of my favorite characters, so I knew I had to choose the perfect cutie-butt. I chose Sterling Knight, the disney star. I’m kind of wary of any disney actor playing this kind of role and I doubt their agent would allow it, but still, to this kid in the role would be glorious, indeed. Armin is that kinda kid who you can’t believe is even a teenager he looks so young. Sterling is dwelling in his twenties and still looks like a sprouting teen, plus his ability to play the fragile and bullied character was too good in 17 Again, I just figured. It had to happen.

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Kieran Culkin as Levi Ackerman

So I had a long discussion of this in my head, Levi too is also one of my favorite characters so I asked myself who could play the most chill yet verbally abrasive character in AOT? I instantly thought of how stoned he looks all the time and the black hair, rimmed eyes, the “zero fucks ever given look” and finalized with Kieran Culkin. He would be so good I would die omg! All that stoic sass, luv it <3 Scott Pilgrim led me to the conclusion, and how good Kieran was as Wallus. That typical “zero fucks” character, its just Kieran okay.

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Brandon Jones as Jean Kirstein

Couldn’t help but giving Jean this actor; Brandon is by all means a Jean. He could play the over-confident, laid back, jock with no problem. In fact, he would play it too good. Plus they even have the same look which is just a bonus. It had to be done.

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Anna Kendrick as Sasha Blouse

Anna Kendrick is fucking hilarious and so is Sasha, she would play it off awesomely! I have yet to see Anna in an eccentric role, and seeing her try out Sasha would just make my life. xD They both have the perky cuteness to their faces that give Sasha the bubbly and goofy persona. I think Anna should play Sasha, just please. Someone agree with me please omfg.

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Saoirse Ronan as Annie Leonhart

I was pretty much scouring the internet forever, until I went on my iTunes to pick a song and accidentally clicked on movies to see The Host in my gallery. I instantly remembered Saoirse xD She would… agh, omg yes she was made for Annie’s role. I couldnt help but toss the idea around in my head and I could honestly see her in the role more than anyone else who came to mind. Saoirse (dont even ask me to pronounce her name who the fuck thinks of these things) is sooo pretty and could pull off the abrasiveness that is Annie with no problem. And I would love to see her in Titan form or how the CGI team would do it.

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Chris Evans as Erwin Smith

This was already a thing on Tumblr okay I know but I agreed like a psychopath with my hands in the air happy and free. I agree goddammit i agree with u. Too perfect. That chisel chin just tops it off. The two of them have that manly “no one left behind” stature to them. It wouldn’t surprise me if Chris was cast for the part.

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Sarah Silverman as Hanji Zoe 

MY DECISION AND IM STICKING TO IT. Seriously what is more funny and ridiculous than Sarah Silverman? She would pull it off no problem, don’t even tell me not. She is fucking hilarious and I think I laugh most at the parts with Hanji, the adorable Titan-nerd. She is really too cute.

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Kellan Lutz as Reiner Braun 

I really don’t have much to say about this. The buffness, quite obviously. The buffness is everything.

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Dave Franco as Connie Springer

I can imagine Dave Franco shaven and I see a perfect Connie. I personally am a ConniexSasha shipper and seeing Dave Franco with my Sasha choice, Anna Kendrick would be the simplest of magic to my philistine eyes I would cry. 

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Gemma Ward as Krista Lenz

I just had to pick the most beautiful blonde actress in the world for Krista. Gemma is so gorgeous words cannot describe, I mean look at her she is a goddess <3 Gemma is soo sweet and so is Krista. It would be a great set. But Krista is pretty tiny and Gemma is almost 6ft, so I’m not sure how that would work :/

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Sarah Drew as Petra Ral

I love Sarah Drew in Grey’s Anatomy! She would be pretty fucking incredible in the roll IMO. They both have the typical heroism and feminism that Petra deals. Its a shame Petra (SPOILER) dies, I liked her and would have liked to see how her relationship could have gone with Levi.

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James Patrick Stuart as Oluo Bozado

James! Look at these pompous turd bums, they is sooo perfect. I have yet to see James on screen to do some major rolls. He has been on Supernatural and a few funny sitcoms.  To see him in a movie roll would be great, especially as Oluo :)

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That’s all I have for now, I just wanted to do the top main so I could get done quicker, not some supportive peeps would slow me down a bit. So here it is. If you guys agree awesome! I would like to know which you agree with most and why. I wouldn’t mind a movie of AOT, honestly. But seeing it would be weird, and anime's IMO just shouldn’t be made into movies.

Okja Premiere in NYC (no spoilers)

I was definitely excited to see Okja (directed by Bong Joon-ho), although I’ll admit I had relatively low expectations for the film. I figured it would heavily rely on VFX (it does), and that, as a Netflix movie, the VFX wouldn’t hold up in a full theater setting (it does). I also heard it got booed at Cannes, and I wasn’t sure if they were just being salty about Netflix (they were).

I wasn’t sure if the stars were going to be at the premiere, since there wasn’t a red carpet or anything. Plus, Tilda Swinton said on Colbert a couple nights ago that she didn’t want to see it because she was embarassed of hearing her American accent.

Well, she pulled through, and showed up to the premiere. I used to be an atheist, but I can no longer deny the presence of some sort of transcendental creator. Just being near her was a revelation.

Tilda’s character on-screen was, of course, a joy, but nothing compares to seeing her in person. When I heard she was in the theater, I turned - and there she was, dressed all in white, gliding to a halt in the isle not 20 feet away, just underneath an overhead light. She was radiant.

She chatted with some acquaintances, and I tried not to stare. I glanced over, instead, to see Paul Dano (who plays, in the film, a very charming terrorist). Someone mentioned that Brad Pitt was there, too (his production company, Plan B, seems to have a running deal with Netflix now); they all just filtered into the theater with the rest of us mortals.

Tilda came over to speak with screenwriter Ron Jonson, who was sitting in the row in front of me. She was so close, I’m pretty sure I could hear the whispering voice of God resonating at a frequency previously imperceptible to my ears. I almost wished I had leprosy, just so I could fall to her feet and beg her to cure me - then, at least, I would have a reason to talk to her.

Amidst a theater of otherwise muted, indistinguishable hues, Tilda’s hair, skin and clothes were aglow with the same brilliant hue of white; her vivid figure was further punctuated only by the color of a blood-red heart pendant that she wore over her breast.

A normal human person interrupted Tilda’s conversation to ask for a picture. While I was shocked that anyone had the audacity to bother her, Tilda received the request with grace and poise. She leaned in close. I saw the picture from the screen on which it was being taken; even in the low lighting of the theater, it was a perfect shot. I suspect that out-of-focus images of Tilda cannot exist by natural law.

Anyway, the movie was good. There is a good deal of fun to be had between the wild characters and the madcap action in which they find themselves. There’s humo, charm, and when it goes dark, it goes real dark. Almost every scene is full of spectacle; the script is solid, with each scene building to the film’s natural conclusion. 

It’s like Babe: Pig in the City meets The Brave Little Toaster. The director says that “Okja” doesn’t mean anything, it’s just a common Korean name. I give it both of my thumbs up, and a handful of stars as well.

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Another important piece of the Malcolm Tucker origin story.

Of all the things America has given to the world…this is perhaps from the more unexpected end of the scale*.   

What I find most interesting about it, is 1) the distinction Peter makes between the Real Life people who certainly inspired the FACT of Malcolm’s particular job in TTOI Downing Street, but who didn’t in any specific way inspire HOW Malcolm carried out that job, but even more than that

2) how it fits in with something Peter says in one of the early TTOI episode commentaries where he talks about realizing that Malcolm’s shouting and swearing doesn’t cost him anything in the emotional sense. 

He absolutely means it when he’s doing it, but for Malcolm (at least in the good old days) it was just a performance of rage in a particular moment for a particular purpose and when that moment passed he could be all charm and smiles again.

(Poor Hugh)

Although sometimes of course the charm and smiles is completely in anticipation of the shouting yet to come. 

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reason why i love Eurovision:

- justified patriotism
- the DRAMA
- gay gay gay gay
- americans aren’t invited
- aussies are <3
- sarcastic ass commentators giggling to themselves
- SLAVIC BALLADS NEED I SAY MORE
- ethnopop aka my childhood aka the world’s most underrated music, like traditional music mixed with electronic pop aka the air i breath
- RUSLANA
- passive aggressiveness towards Russia
- laughing at the UK for constantly trying to remind us how they’re above us because they don’t really care about ESC (while they tweet like 50 tweets/min the entire night)
- time machine to the 00′s when we all praised our european identity and were just a bunch of happy genderbenders (and not angry populist fuckers) 
- the cute accents
- the not so cute accents
- spectacular outfits
- not even seeing americans on social media lmao

madeyesims  asked:

9, 28, 45, and 63 for Evelyn!

9. Describe the way that they sleep.

This is such an interesting question…not even sure how to answer it, but because she was a former vampire she occasionally tenses up and has a hard time sleeping. Most times it’s not too bad, I think having William helps.

28. Are they happy where they are currently?

I’d say so. She’s getting old with William like she’s wanted for a long time. She got to live a normal life for the most part, which she wanted too.

45. Do they believe in ghosts?

Well, seeing that she was a former vampire, I’d think so.

63. Do they have an accent?

I wouldn’t think so, but I could really see her with maybe a northern American accent. Not a lot of it though.

Thank you!! ^^

The man from U.N.C.L.E
  • cliched and cheesy in the best way possible
  • ILLYA IS JUST SO PRECIOUS
  • it was so weird to see henry cavill talk in an american accent. i feel like it kinda took away a tiny piece of his charm.
  • did i mention ILLYA?
  • the story was a little predictable but i do not care. i loved every second of it.
  • Illya and Gabby
  • illya and solo
  • illya and gabby pretending to be engaged
  • illya checking gabby’s tracking device (i barely breathed)
  • gabby’s clothes
  • Illya illya illya


bring on the sequal! i am so fucking ready for one!