the dumb witness

Sometimes it truly baffles me and I sit here in awe that a character like Sameen Shaw really exists in the TV landscape. She’s literally like walking representation. I mean a woman of color with a canon personality disorder and canonly likes both genders. She’s all of this wrapped in one smol 5'3 woman like it’s so wild. Plus she’s not some side character either, she was a main and we got to see her grow and see how she views the world and others.

It’s rare to find characters that are that heavily complex. And not only was she all of that but she was never villianized for anything. She was the biggest hero out there tbh. Not to mention mentally strong as hell. That still gets me. Yes she was physically strong too but her mental capacity was just out of this world. I’m still not over her having to endure 7k simulations when the average person wouldn’t be able to even get through one or two. Let alone 7k. Idk I have doubts that she’s human sometimes. But she would’ve done whatever to protect her team and that’s just so admirable.

Plus other little things like the way she eats. It’s amazing; she’ll eat steak off a knife or tear a sandwich completely apart and not give a fuck what anyone thinks. Proper etiquette be damned (actual Shaw dialogue probably).

And also her love of dogs is precious. She’d probably buy ten dogs and would prefer to live like that forever honestly.

What I’m saying is, Sameen Shaw is a fuckin amazing character and catch me still screaming about her 10 years from now. It’s more likely than you think.


“The original novel [Dumb Witness] was dedicated to her [Agatha Christie’s] own wire-haired terrier - ‘To dear Peter,’ it read, 'most faithful of friends and dearest of companions. A dog in a thousand.’
I felt exactly the same way about the terrier in our film. He captivated me from the moment I set eyes on him. The little dog, whose real name was actually Snubby, became my dear friend. [..] My now ever-expanding fan club wrote to tell me how much they enjoyed it [the episode], so they also told me, the sales of wire-haired terriers shot up exponentially after it was shown for the first time in March 1996.”
- David Suchet, Poirot and Me


Poirot’s chief personality characteristic was undoubtedly his overweening - but lovable - egotism. On rare occasions he would present an appearance of modesty, but it was patently so forced and false that it fooled no one. Some of his own evaluations from one story or another: “Hercule Poirot… is of a cleverness quite exceptional;” “impossible to deceive Hercule Poirot;” “me, I know everything.”
- Russell H. Fitzgibbon, The Agatha Christie Companion

undertheeyeofglass  asked:

What is the craziest thing you've caused to happen in school

I’m a good kid!!! (by obligation.) I have a reputation and a lot of stuff that lies on it (band placement, extracurriculars, teacher bribery) However, I do have a shithead streak and cause minor issues in the classroom, but nothing office worthy. I usually get called into the office for witnessing the dumb shit other people do ._.


sorey and mik love each other so much im literally dead 

[ps tumblr killed the quality and shrunk it so im sorry in advance! or in late since ur reading this after]

The Day I Witnessed the Dumbest Thing I've Ever Seen A Band Kid Do

Yesterday at the game right after half time we were on the track walking back to the stands. This one kid decides he wants to try to make his face goes red. His friends were like “Don’t do that you’re gonna pass out” He does it anyways and he passes out and drops his mellophone (and destroys it) and face plants on to the track. His friends flips him over and he is seizing. He has cuts above and below one of his eyebrows, cuts on his nose, and his nose and right eye ended up swelling. He ended up being fine but when the directors came over to ask what had happened he says “life experience”

I would like to offer up my humblest thanks to Taika Waititi, saviour of the MCU, the easy-to-misspell genius of our time, who in three minutes has breathed new life into a stale film trilogy, capitalised on Chris Hemsworth’s golden comedic talent, and made my fave character a coffee prep with hipster glasses