the fave ur fave wants to be when it grows up

Here are some LGBT movies I’ve watched !!

Top picks (in alphabetical order)

Big Eden (2000)
Gay artist Henry moves from NYC to small hometown to take care of sick grandfather. A really sweet, heartwarming story. Bonus points for no homophobia (!!) plot line & a gay native american man, Pike, who is adorable and crushes on Henry.

Brokeback Mountain (2005)
Who hasn’t seen this? Two shepherds and their tumultuous love story over the years. 

But I’m a Cheerleader (1999)
Girl gets sent to a boot camp meant to alter her sexuality. Funny and aesthetic and really cheesy but worth the watch.

Carol (2015)
A young woman in her 20s, Therese Belivet is a clerk working in a Manhattan department store and dreaming of a more fulfilling life when she meets Carol, an alluring woman trapped in a loveless, convenient marriage. 

First Girl I Loved (2016)
Girl falls in love with the most popular girl from her school. Bonus points for a nuanced and realistic portrayal of teenagers.

The Way He Looks (Hoje Eu Quero Voltar Sozinho, 2014)
Brazilian coming-of-age drama about a blind boy who falls in love with his classmate. Based on a short film called “I don’t want to go back alone”, which you can find on youtube.

Holding The Man (2015)
In the 1970s, two teen boys in Australia fight all obstacles thrown their way and refuse to renounce the love they feel for each other. Based on Australia’s “most famous gay biography”.

I Killed My Mother (J’ai Tué Ma Mère, 2009) 
Biographical drama. Directorial debut of Quebecois actor Xavier Dolan, which he also wrote, produced and starred in. My favourite film by him.

Kill Your Darlings (2013)
Biographical drama/thriller. A murder in 1944 draws together the great poets of the beat generation. Peep Daniel Radcliffe and Dane DeHaan.

Laurence Anyways (2012)
A drama that charts ten years in the relationship of a transgender woman’s relationship with her lover. Directed by Xavier Dolan.

Maurice (1987)
The story of a gay man in the early 20th century. A really sweet film with bonus points for being a gay period drama that - spoilers - has a happy ending.

Moonlight (2016) (see title card)
A chronicle of the childhood, adolescence and burgeoning adulthood of a young black man growing up in a rough neighborhood of Miami. First lgbt film (and film with all-black cast) to win Best Picture at the Academy Awards 2017.

Pride (2014)
U.K. gay activists work to help miners during their lengthy strike of the National Union of Mineworkers in the summer of 1984. A truly feel-good movie every one should watch.

The Handmaiden (2016)
A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud her. It’s been called a “South Korean Gothic Lesbian Revenge Thriller”. Just watch it. Trust me. 

The Rocky Horror Picture Show (1975)
A cult-classic and must-watch. Need I say more?


Rest of movies in alphabetical order under cut, with some commentary by yrs truly (me. a gay.)

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Peter Parker Imagine

Requested: Anonymous

Imagine: hey, so idk if you’ve seen CACW (pretty sure u have cuz.. srry that’s a dumb question) anyways, my fave part is the airplane scene. and i was wondering if you could write a peter parker imagine where ur ant man (well u have his suit so u can shrink and stuff) and that one part where he lands on caps shield and then grows and kicks peter. and when you kick him, his mask comes off and u continue to shrink and beat him up and stuff? and can u have like a conversation between him and the reader? thx

A/N: whoa nonny, that’s legit my fave part in the movie too! twinners :D

Warning: fluff


You finally made it to the top of the shield, breathing heavily into your helmet.

‘’Goodness, how does Scott do this.. He makes it all look so easy.’’ you sigh, catching your breath.

You were using Scott’s suit for this fight, he’s trained with you before with it, showing you the basics and stuff. But so far, it was tiring you out pretty quickly. You looked up at the gigantic spider-man above you. He soon looked down and saw you on the shield.

‘’Hey! Why is there a tiny–’’

‘’Surprise!’’ you shout, pressing the button, making you go back into normal size.

As you went back into normal size, you did a back flip and kicked spider-man right in the face. You could hear him yelp in pain as you kicked him. You landed swiftly on the ground and then looked back at spider-man. He was groaning in pain, but you saw that your kick somehow removed the mask off of his face. As he turned around, your heart skipped a beat.

He was cute.

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What Your Fave BNHA Character Says About You:

I got quite some asks a while ago about “What does my fave say about me???” and I wanna answer all of them and also no new chapter which is crushing:

Class 1-A: Alphabetized

Aoyama Yuuga: you have horrible self-esteem issues and cover it up by attracting attention to yourself because you want the attention but have absolutely no idea what to do with it once you have it

Ashido Mina: a loud passionate person with a fondness for dress-up (everyday wear or costumes, it doesn’t matter) and people are shocked to find out your level of nerdiness because like… “you don’t look like a nerd…”

Bakugou Katsuki: a spitfire on the inside and sometimes on the outside. You spicy af and people tell you to tone it down. Was a genius in middle school but then found out about everyone else catching up. Has a SUPER fear of failure.

Hagakure Tooru: A cute little flower who blends into the background but never fear, all that gossip is here! People forget you a lot, but you’re used to it. Gotta keep that positive attitude!!!!

Iida Tenya: People tell you you’re weird a lot and they also tell you you’re annoying but you’re just trying to help. Smart af when it comes to what you know, but pretty clueless otherwise.

Jirou Kyouka: You have that one piece of clothing you love dearly and have owned for years and people are shocked to see you whenever you’re not wearing it. Actual music hoe. *takes out one earbud* whut

Kaminari Denki: Admit it you’re an irl troll face but deep down you’re actually the rarest of pepes. Just wants to be loved by friends but you also want a date to prom so jokingly-for-real ask people out on dates. It hasn’t really worked.

Kirishima Eijirou: You love The Gays™ or are irl gay yourself. You’re an actual cinnamon roll but you’re hella burnt on the inside so you’ve got a spine of steel. You love your friends and aren’t afraid to say it. HUGS FOR EVERYONE

Kouda Kouji: You little animal lover you~ <3 ! Shy and sweet, people tell you that you don’t talk much but you’re just anxious. Will talk about your passions until you pass out but if it’s in front of strangers then NO THANKS

Midoriya Izuku: Actual cinnamon roll just trying your best, you’re smart with what you’re passionate about but that also makes you a giant nerd. You have that one weird little quirk that nobody understands so you hide it a lot. 

Mineta Minoru: You’re goofy and the squad clown but also naive af. Might not be noticeable on the outside but UR A SINNER HARRY. You read way too much fanfiction because actual porn feels weird/ is too much

Ojiro Mashirao: You like to stick to the background but you also want people to notice when you’ve achieved something so you’re stuck in this cycle of “I want this to look good but also original but not too weird but also cool but also…”

Satou Rikkidou: Your resting bitch face almost has yourself fooled but there’s nothing that can comfort you like food and your best bro can. Is really good at cooking. Part of the “Support Everyone But Forgets Yourself” Squad.

Sero Hanta: You come off as harmless but deep down you’re a disgusting memer waiting for the perfect moment to pun and meme. Your health is important, look at this article you printed off just for your friends’ cringe

Shouji Mezou: You’re quiet at first but hella observant so you can tell the moment to open up and let people see how harmless you are on the inside. Gentle soul who only want the best for others. Will kill/die to protect others.

Todoroki Shouto: You’ve been deeply hurt by someone you looked up to and you know you’re still messed up. You’re trying to grow away from the pain but it’s hard. A little wrapped up in your head, you want to love others again.

Tokoyami Fumikage: You know every word to “Welcome to the Black Parade”. You like really cool, dark and edgy things so your inner emo is Strong™. People tell you that you need to cool your chill and warm up. flip them the bird.

Tsuyu Asui: IRL perfect friend, you are the mom friend/ big sis friend of the group who makes sure everyone stays together and doesn’t do stupid shit. At least, doesn’t do stupid shit without you. Pokèmon was a lifestyle, once.

Uraraka Ochako: Looks innocent on the outside but will punch a guy if they step over that very clear line. Friends and family are to be protected at all costs. You’re so cheap, people laugh but in reality you’re scared to spend money. 

Yaoyorozu Momo: Smart af and pretty too, you’re so used to things coming easily to you that you panic as soon as something seems hard. In group projects you’re the one that does 95% of the work. You’re (kinda) ok with this.

Alright, I covered Class 1-A first, but if your fave isn’t on this list, or you wanna look up your other faves, I left it all under the cut!

BONUS:

All Might/ Toshinori Yagi: Actual cinnamon roll trying their best to be a good guardian and lead those who are lost. Is the actual biggest dork around. Tries to be cool but simply… isn’t. We love you anyways. Pls take care of yourself too.

Eraserhead/ Aizawa Shouta: you’re extra salty in need of a nap and still care about everyone around you but still like to fuck with them to show you care. Is a cat person and feels like you can only get along with other cat people.

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consider this: SMH & one direction

i just wanna talk about smh and 1d ok im so sorry this wasnt supposed to be this long i have no control 

  • dex grew up with sisters (let me have this he has a bunch of sisters ok) so not only was he completely unable to escape one direction he was not allowed to get away with any sort of ‘bands that have mainly young female fanbases are not real music’ misogyny that lots of teen boys and adult males have 
    • so he likes 1d he doesnt advertise but he had to listen to them a lot so he knows their entire discography and what they have some good songs ok bro 
    • so yeah they find their way into his workout playlists so fucking what man they’re fucking hype songs 
    • his fave is niall bc hes chill and just wants to drink beer and play his guitar and listen to dad rock and he’s irish (dex is irish and is grandma loves niall bc she’s irish and what a sweet young lad) he’s not like die hard niall stan but he knows all of the 1d discourse from his sisters debating (im willing to listen to other opinions my back up is louis bc hes a punk) 
    • he save up one year (and got help from his fam) to get tickets for his sisters to see a wwa concert as a birthday/christmas/every holiday present bc theyre expensive and they dont have a lot of money 
      • his mom technically bought the tickets he just helped pay for them and the girls surprised him with a ticket for him to come with (mama poindexter: well i cant let them go alone who’s gonna watch them you have to go make sure they dont get arrested for doing something stupid) dex played it cool but it was such a fun concert and so fun to hang out with his sisters tooo
  • nursey now is a goddamn hipster u cant tell me he isnt into a bunch of british alternative bands and bc of his brit music phase he knew about one direction from the very start at the x factor stage (he definitely mentions this all the goddamn time when they start becoming popular but he chills out through the years)
    • hes been to at least one concert for every tour (he even got tickets to the madison square garden show) - he went to every concert with his sister but it was his idea to go and she was just there to keep an eye on him
    • also a big reason he got into the band was zayn like heres a pakistani muslim boy who’s super talented with these white dudes and that representation is super important (i also hc nursey as muslim or at least partially but zayn is a brown muslim boy killing it so yeah its awesome) 
    • but nurseys fave tho is harry especially when harry is a total hoe with long hair and jewelry and those red carpet looks like nursey is in love but also in awe bc those sparkly boots and that floral suit like those are iconic Looks™ and nursey loves it bc gender isnt real and he loves hoe looks (zayn is like 1.5 tho bc nursey is in love)
      • nursey tries to serenade dex with little things one day when they’re chilling by the pond on the grass and dex punches him bc nursey is making him emo even when he knows dex doesnt have emotions (in public in front of people who can see him cry)
  • bitty likes them they’re no beyonce but theyre fun and attractive and yeah hes gonna have some fun dancing to them he isn’t really up with all the drama and disc*urse until the boys have 1d nights and they watch this is us and the concert dvds bc he learns a lot 
    • he loves 2013 era harry and all the time liam (that boy is thicc and bitty 100% does not swoon)
  • holster like come tf on holster loves them he unironically and passionately loves one direction completely unashamed he does not care for your opinions and no one makes fun of him bc he’s a 6′4 fucking big ass hockey player who could drop kick u across campus if he wanted to
    • he claims he doesnt have a fave but he would die for all of them 
    • his fave rotates seasonally and he has a different fave for each era 
    • he went to the tmh tour and he’s gone to every tour since - he goes with his sisters bc its a bonding topic for them he sits at the edge of the floor or at the end of a row on the sides bc hes so tall he feels so bad and he tries to stay out of the way of the little girls behind him but hes nice to them and talks to them and so they like him even if hes a giant
    • but really he and his sisters are so close bc they have a lot of similar interests and they talk about pop culture stuff and its hard to keep intouch when hes away so much but they have group chats about 1d and tv shows and stuff so its so nice for them to keep up a strong bonding time 
  • ransom is a britney bitch and holster dragged him into 1d. he’s in it for the memes and the drama really. (he likes the songs and thinks its fun but he wouldnt have been a fan and gone to concerts if it wasnt for holtz)
    • holster takes him to the wwa concert and they have a blast 
    • holster also drags his ass to see this is us opening night (they both cry)
  • chowder just loves everyone and he doesnt understand why people hate 1d (or other pop artists with majority young female fan bases that ppl hate bc misogyny) when theyre so fun he’s not an active /fan/ until smh has team bonding nights involving one direction jam sessions and concert dvd watching and drunk history
  • on such 1d nights they put on one of the dvds and it accidentally turns into a drinking game (mainly drinking bc this part of my god did u see that !!! THAT NOTE CHANGE !!!! and ZAYN WHY !!!! and other painful parts) and some of them *cough* nursey dex and holster *cough* get possibly the most drunk they ever get bc of this 
    • theres loud awful drunk singing along and some sobbing (this is definitely not based off of any sort of personal experience whatsoever nope never done this before) 
    • after the movie when everyone is so drunk they talk about 1d history which is how the veterans teach the others about the exciting drama and disc*urse  
  • lardo is a bad bitch who is tough as fuck and manages a division I mens hockey team and every single one of them is afraid of her. AND she would not let any bro tease her for liking one direction bc why the fuck not. 
    • she has plenty of their songs thrown in arting playlists and in pump up playlists 
    • and she knows theres nothing better to cheer holster up when he’s having a rough day than a 1d dance sesh 
    • dont forget where you belong is the first song on her team bonding playlist bc its a love song to ur bandmates which transfers very well to love songs to ur teammates 
  • shitty unapologetically loves 1d and boy bands and girl bands and he supports all things that young girls love but are not taken seriously bc girls like them 
    • he’s written at least 3 papers/projects on the misogyny surrounding young girls and their interests and involvement in fandom and also boybands (he tries to fight all guys who disrespect girls’ interests and the power of teenage girls)
    • he’ll randomly show up to a 1d night bc obvi he’s in that gc and he’s ready to party and express emotions and dance and talk drama 
    • he loves harry bc “THAT FLOW MAN!!! HIS FLOW IS SO SICK!!!”
    • he cried when harry posted the pic of the hair he chopped off and cried when he saw the another man shoot where harry was defying all sorts of societal norms it was beautiful and his flow is still so nice even this short its ok it’ll grow back better than before
  • one friday night the lax bros sneak over to try to prank the haus and peak in the window and see half of the hockey team in the living room drunk off their ass singing loudly to a one direction concert on the tv - holster and nursey jumping around attempting to dance along, ransom clinging to bitty on the floor crying about a ‘hiatus’, bitty soothing ransom, dex forgetting about the drink in his one hand to drink rum from the bottle, shitty naked (not surprising) and slow dancing with a life sized cut-out of harry styles with tears streaming down his face (more surprising), and chowder lying on the couch singing through mouthfuls of pie 
  • they walk back to the lax bro house without executing the prank and they never mention it again

anonymous asked:

rank ur top 10 fave gallavich scenes and why plzzzz , 1 being ur ultimate fave, why u think the writing was the best etc. pls !!! i need something gallavichy to read N i love when u do stuff like this. makes me look at the scene different ways REALLY detailed pls :) xxx love u ty

ANON YOU DON’T UNDERSTAND I spent all day writing this FOR YOU. I FUCKING love you, don’t you EVER forget it. Here goes. 

Top 10 Gallavich Moments 

10) “No fucking guns, all right?”
Okay, the first kiss has always got me sobbing. It’s perfect. First, you have a situation that’s not really intimate. Mickey’s cousin and brother are with him, and they’re about to rob a house. Mickey opens the van, they take the guns, and Ian tells them ‘No fucking guns, all right, it’s just a drunk old lady!’ and there, Mickey bites his lip. Now, I don’t know how Noel intended this, but this is how I’m gonna interpret it. Mickey’s probably been thinking about kissing Ian since Ian asked him to. He’s asking to himself ‘would now be a good time? what about now? what about now?’ which is a feeling I can relate to very closely. One time my classmate had just aced his oral exam in italian literature. We were flirty for some time, but it wasn’t official yet. We had never kissed, and here I was, looking at him in front of me, and I kept thinking 'do it’, do it!’ but I never did. And Mickey here is thinking 'do it, do it! Fucking do it!’ and he’s almost walking away from the van, because yes, he’s scared, he’s unsure of his feelings. But he knows he wants to. And he knows Ian wants to. So he turns back, jumps in the van, and lets go. Do it, do it. He does. He lingers. It’s a closed-mouth kiss, because they are adorable like that. Ian is kissed and I think he never loved someone’s lips more than he did with Mickey that one time. He is love struck. Everything is still around him. Mickey flips him off and disappears inside the house, and Ian is left there, happier than ever.

9) “You wanna chit-chat more or you wanna get on me?”
Their first reunion is set, I think, two months after Ian’s gone to visit Mickey in juvie in Season 1. This is the first time we see Ian and Mickey taking time to be together - it’s their first pseudo-date, if you will. In Season 1, they only met in places where they needed to fuck quick, without getting busted. Now, at the dugout, there’s no risk, and there’s no rushing. They’ve got all night.
Of course, they do rush, because they miss each other’s bodies. Mickey and Ian don’t know how to communicate a lot - Ian tries to have some conversation, but it’s clear he’s only talking because he feels a little embarassed, doesn’t know how to start things up. Mickey takes care of that, and these are the little details I adore. They both want sex, but Ian meets a difficulty, and Mickey meets him halfway. This is just a small example of how they 'complete’ each other.
Then, after the sex, they start talking together, and the conversation is more fluent now, more sincere. They really want to talk to one another, and I think it’s something new for the both of them. Mickey doesn’t seem like the guy who had a lot of friends, growing up. He had his brothers and you betcha he didn’t much talk with them about shit. Ian didn’t have many friends either, I believe, because he was definitely very attached to Lip, which was the advice-dispenser know-all that always had every solution to Ian’s every doubt.
So this is really the beginning of their friendship. Ian cares about Mickey, and gets him a job where he works at (because he likes the idea of staying with Mickey as much as he can). Mickey accepts, because, silently, he likes the idea as well. And then they fuck again, and we don’t really know how the night ends, or when it ends. For all we know, they might have stayed there 'till the sunrise. Like the two crazy in love teenagers they are.

8)“Do you want pizza pockets?”
I am in love with this scene right here, when Ian is at the Milkovich’s house, doing homework with Mandy. He likes being with Mandy, and Mandy likes being with him, even if she knows they’ll only ever be friends - maybe it’s comforting, too. But then Mickey comes back home, and maybe Ian was waiting for it, because then he can’t focus anymore. First, think about the fact that Ian and Mickey have already fucked that day, while Ian was at work. Mickey came to Ian. And now it’s Ian’s turn to come to Mickey. He can’t resist. There’s some force that pulls him into Mickey’s room, where they first did it, that maybe it’s only hormones, but maybe it’s something else. It’s the intense desire to always be with that person physically, because, evidently, being with Mickey gives Ian emotions that he’s never felt before, which he’s curious about, which he craves like air. So he goes, and they get it on - and I love to imagine how Mickey reacted, here, to Ian entering in his room.
When Ian goes out he returns to Mandy like nothing happened, all appeased, all happy. Mickey joins them and they play together on the sofa. There’s some sexual tension with Mickey, but there’s also a familial atmosphere. It’s not Ian’s family, but Mickey and Mandy have took Ian and accepted him into their bubble like he belongs there. Mickey and Mandy fell in love with Ian in those little moments, each in their own way and with their own intensity, and never let go.

7) “I just want everybody here to know, I’m fucking gay.”
Ian and Mickey’s history started out with them finding each other and coming together naturally, like two pieces of a puzzle. No one needed to chase anyone, because the other was always there, waiting. Trouble started coming in Season 3, when neither of them could pretend it was a casual affair anymore. They were jealous, so they stopped seeing other people, but then the worse happened. Mickey was damaged heavily, and when Ian fought for him, he retreated. This hurt Ian deeply, because the one thing he needed was someone to fight for him, someone to show him he was important - to show him that he existed. So at the end of Season 3, Ian put Mickey in front of a choice: fight for me, or leave me. Mickey chose the latter, because he didn’t have the strenght yet, didn’t have the courage, didn’t know his feelings enough to recognize how important Ian was to him. They were teens. It was understandable. But Ian left, and that’s what made Mickey change. Ian’s absence was fundamental to make Mickey develop, and understand himself. So when Ian came back, and put Mickey in front of the same choice a second time, fight for me or leave me, this time Mickey was ready. He had the strenght, and the courage, and he knew who he was, and who Ian was to him. And he chose.

6) The deleted scene.
The deleted scene is an intimate moment that needs no words. They’re making love on one side, Mickey is said to have a dry orgasm since it doesn’t seem likely that he could be touching himself in that position, and when they’re done, Ian kisses Mickey’s shoulder, Mickey kisses Ian’s hand, and they kiss. When they pull away from that kiss, Ian looks at Mickey like he knows that he’s holding in his arms the most precious thing he’ll ever have in his whole life. He pulls out, and then gets up. He has an hallucination - everything becomes white, and he sees Mickey holding Yevgeny in his arms. This is his dream. This is Ian’s new dream. There’s nothing he wants more in this world than a family with Mickey. Mickey can heal the wounds that the Army and the illness left and are still leaving on his body, because Mickey gives him a bright future. Ian comes up to Mickey, and kisses him. Then he gently touches Yev’s face.
This is probably one of the sweetest scenes in the whole series. No other couple reaches the depths these two guys reach, speaking of love. No other Gallagher ever admitted to dream of living a whole life together with someone else. No other Gallagher loved someone else this intensely, this openly. Ian did. Ian loved Mickey with his whole self.

5) “Knew you’d come.”
The reunion at the Docks. That line that speaks volumes on the fact that Mickey’s the only one who really knows Ian in his life. After all that time, Mickey’s still Ian’s safe space. Okay, he doesn’t feel safe in this case because Mickey’s a convict, he’s associated with danger - but if circumstances were different, Mickey would be safety. He would be home. Even now, when he has to hide and run away to Mexico, he feels like home. A home Ian is scared to return to, but a home nontheless. And you just know, Mickey hasn’t been this happy in a long time. Ian was Mickey’s home as well. And although Ian resists because the writers have to go with their fucking storyline, it’s all there. The magnetism. The irresistible attraction. The safety in each other’s arms. And Ian stays with him all night. They go back to the van, and they make love and then they sleep a little, and then they probably make love again. This is what they are, it’s not only what they do. When they are with one another, they become another entity. They let go of all the pretenses. Ian is not afraid to feel what he feels, his whole fucking life, only when Mickey is with him, and being without him for so long has done its damage. Mickey is not afraid anymore. He’s only afraid of losing Ian, probably. And Ian is afraid of finding Mickey again. Because once he accepts Mickey in his life, everything he has lived up until that moment becomes a lie. And that’s a painful pill to swallow. At least, that’s the only plausible way I can read the events leading up to 7x11, and Ian’s fear of going with Mickey and 'leaving everything behind’. He’s too scared to admit that his 'everything’ is worth nothing. But when he comes back to Chicago, oh, he knows. He knows now. 

4) “Can I go in with him?”
5x06 is an episode I can’t watch, because it breaks me every time - I’m not even joking. So I haven’t watched this scene again to do this top ten - I don’t need to. I remember every frame of it.
Ian is sedated, and has just gone through probably one of the toughest days of his life. I can assure you, psychosis tires you the fuck out. He must have been exhausted, scared, out of touch with reality. They brought him in the mental hospital because no one knew how to help him. They were desperate. Mickey was almost as scared as Ian. He wasn’t angry at him for taking Yevgeny, he wasn’t angry at all. He was sorry. He was so, so sorry that Ian had to go through something that scared him so much. So when Ian looked at him briefly, when he had to go in, and he mumbled an apology and then walked away, on the verge of crying, Mickey just couldn’t let him go like that. The hug that Mickey gives him means 'don’t do this. You don’t have to apologize. Everything’s okay because Yevgeny is okay and you’re gonna be okay too. I still love you’. Ian cries into Mickey’s arms. Then Mickey asks, “Can I go in with him?” and that’s such a painful, wonderful concept to apply to mental illness. Mental illness is often something that you’re left to deal with alone. It’s just you and your mind, your thoughts, the things you see, the things you hear. In this case, the mental hospital is the disease. And Mickey is asking to go in with Ian - he’s asking to stay with Ian through the disease. He doesn’t want for Ian to deal with this alone, because he knows how scared Ian is, he knows he needs someone. Mickey never even wanted Ian to go there in the first place, and he’s probably having second thoughts as he and Ian have to part, and he watches Ian walk away, into that white corridor. The illness is the ultimate barrier that keeps Mickey and Ian apart - that changes Ian for good, and brings him in a place where Mickey can’t follow.

3) “First time I felt anything since…”
The dugout scene and the date scene (I’m gonna put these two together) are the last moments we have of Ian and Mickey together as a couple. When Mickey came back in 7x10 there was still love, but they were on the run. Here, they have their last domestic moments together, and they’re right in the middle of crisis. It’s not just any crisis - Ian is losing himself, and it gets tough when Mickey is the one that has to make Ian adapt to his new life. Ian shows resistance.
When Ian attacks Mickey and tries to piss him off, succeeding, he’s really trying to recreate familiar patterns, he’s not only searching for Mickey’s old self - he’s searching for his own self. He wants to forget about the disease, and he needs Mickey’s help with that. Mickey helps. Mickey makes him feel like, for the first time, his life doesn’t have to be that different, with the Bipolar. It’s not a death sentence. It’s not a sentence of eternal pain and suffering and feeling nothing at all. You can still feel. Mickey makes him feel. They stay at the dugout all afternoon, and they go back home that it’s already dark. They laugh, they sing, they enjoy themselves. Ian is a little drunk, but it’s all right. We’ve never seen him this happy for all the season. It’s been rare to see him this happy in the series as a whole. He’s happy because Mickey just gave him hope for the future, hope for them and hope for himself. Ian asks for a date because he doesn’t want to let this go, and doesn’t want to let go of Mickey. He’s found his old self in Mickey, and he just knows that he’ll be all right the day after. He will take his pills, because now he knows it doesn’t have to be bad even if he does. He doesn’t have to change. 

2) “Sorry I’m late.”
I’ve thought a lot about putting this as scene number one, but then I changed my mind. This is definitely one of the most loving moments between Ian and Mickey not only in the series, but off-series as well. Like, if you consider all the moments Ian and Mickey might have had outside of those we’ve seen on screen. This definitely would still be one of the moments they both will cherish for the rest of their lives. Ian has just come back from the hospital, has tried to call Mickey, and then, when Mickey didn’t answer, he decided to flush all his pills. It’s clear to me what was happening in Ian’s head (even wrote a fic about it that’s on ao3): he didn’t want the terrible experience of those 3 days in the hospital to be what the rest of his life would be, especially if it meant that Mickey didn’t love him anymore. So he threw the pills away, trying to get his old life back. Meanwhile, Mickey “angry-drank” him, and Debbie, in one of her rare post-puberty moments of sweetness and generosity, called him to reality. Told him Ian flushed all of his pills, and the first thing Mickey did, even if he was drunk, was ask Iggy if he could find those kind of pills anywhere. When he went to the Gallagher’s house, Mickey didn’t know what he’d find. He didn’t know Ian’s condition - he could have been in a sedated state, or who knows what. But Mickey confronted this fear of not recognizing Ian, because he realized that Ian was afraid of the same thing. When Ian turns around, we can see that he didn’t expect Mickey to come back to him at all. He didn’t expect Mickey to love him this much, and yet he’s here. His “sorry I’m late” is him trying to tell Ian that he’s always going to come back to him. He never thought of not doing so. And the way he just gently lies next to him and kisses his forehead and holds his face, and the way Ian holds his hand there, because he doesn’t want him to let go, and the way Ian closes his eyes and just feels Mickey there, is everything to me. The way Mickey loves Ian is so pure and unconditional, immeasurable and real, that Ian can’t do anything else but feel it, breathe in it, live in it, let it save him from what lies beyond Mickey’s embrace.
And can I just say, the words of the song they used for this scene perfectly describe Mickey’s love for Ian.
“I feel like the moon tonight, floating in space/ and you are the sunshine upon my face/ so stare at the moon tonight, and you will see/ see the reflection of you within me.”
I don’t know if I’m just a sucker for moon/sun poetic references, thinking about them and listening to those words just always fills my heart up with love. So now every time I LOOK AT THE MOON. I THINK OF MICKEY. And the fact that the moon shines of a light that’s not hers. IT’S A REFLECTED LIGHT. IT’S THE SUN’S LIGHT SHINING UPON THE MOON’S FACE. UGH. 

1) “I want the gun back, Mickey.”
AAAAALL RIGHT, maybe I am a boring person. But I can’t get over how they came together the first time - that’s what she said. I meant how IT all came together the first time. I can’t get over it because it seems to me like that first time summarizes their entire history together. I can’t get over it because it’s magical. They literally don’t say a word to each other. They start off wrestling, more like a brotherly fight than an actual fight. There are no punches, no kicks. Just body against body. It almost looks like they’re enjoying it, to me. Then Mickey gets the upper hand, and is about to hit Ian in the face, when he stops. Probably he stops because while they were fighting, it became less and less about the gun, about the conflict, and more and more about letting it go - letting the adrenaline go, unleashing the anger, the fear, unleashing everything. So when Mickey looks down at Ian and Ian looks back, it’s like Mickey’s defenseless, he’s panting, he is only Mickey. He isn’t hiding. And in a couple of seconds, Ian breaches through and sees him. They stare at each other. Mickey drops the tire iron like he’s the one that surrenders. It’s so weird, I’ve stared at that look exchange for hours, I swear. It seems to me like Ian sees right through Mickey, and although it scares the fuck out of Mickey the first few seconds, he then understands that he doesn’t need to be scared. He understands that Ian saw him because Ian is like him as well. And they both see that they both want exactly the same thing.
And they go for it so fucking fast.
I don’t know, there’s something about these two communicating so early in their relationship with their eyes that steals my heart. They were meant to be, this is the only possible explanation for it. They were soulmates, and the moment they found each other, they knew.
There was no need for awkward sex talking, no questions needed, no doubts, no nothing. It was something that they were both searching for, for a long time. Ian was searching for a true connection with someone that was like him - Kash wasn’t it. Mickey was searching for a place or a person with which he could be himself, he could let go. If we think about how they saved each other this early on, it’s spectacular. They fit together in one glance. And something like that, a bond as strong as that, you never break it. Nothing will ever break it. It will never cease to be as long as they both live.

Long live Gallavich!

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  So I was tagged by gimtajoo, korean-bacon, no-seoks, yoongho and randomactsofawkward (i kno, it’s been a long time since u tagged me but I’ve been busy/lazy so yeah sorry lololol) And y’all know Namjoon is my bias so get ready for a world of pain! :D 

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Since im too scared to use my laptop, I still want to post something for you guys! Here's my top tips on writing & staying inspired 💕

TIPS ON WRITING
1) STAY TRUE TO YOURSELF
- if you cant write for certain characters or for certain scenarios, don’t force yourself!
- if you think that your understanding of a certain character is different from most people, GO FOR IT. Because most likely more people would read your work because of how different you portray your characters

2) (on tumblr) STAY SIMPLE AND GENERAL
- dont get too detailed or dont get too general. Thats because if you get too detailed, no matter how great your story is, more people cant relate to you. The purpose of you writing is so that people can relate to YOU and YOUR CHARACTERS. Ive seen so many talented writers on tumblr but people cant seem to relate to them because of this and it makes me so sad :( so if you want your audience to get you, get straight to the point. Even if its short. I learned that after someone suggested I try writing shorter. Its good to be descriptive in your scenarios, but youre not writing a novel (yet). Youre writing for a specific person, and a specific request. So it has to stay general because you want your scenario to be able to reach out to others despite it being requested by a certain person.

3) POST IT
- youre not confident over the work youve done? English is not your first language? POST IT. Believe it or not, posting works youre not confident on and getting feed back is what makes you grow. If you keep posting on things youre confident on and get frustrated when people dont like it, it will destroy your confidence. So its better to grow along with your content, characters, writing style and etc. over sticking to what you know

4) THIS IS YOUR BLOG.
- repeat this with me. THIS. IS. YOUR. BLOG.
Ive seen so many writers who reject scenarios because they dont feel it or they think it gets repetitive. Dont take that to heart. BECAUSE WHEN YOU START WRITING, youd see that some of the scenarios ARE alike. So you do have to reject some scenarios when theyre too alike. Not unless you found a new perspective for the same scenario. So dont feel bad if you feel like you cant answer some scenarios. Thats not your fault. Maybe you can answer it next time right?

- TAKE YOUR TIME. Dont rush. Dont do this because people are breathing down your neck to post faster. WRITING TAKES TIME. If your followers dont understand that, then let them go. Because those people dont understand whats its like to try to envision yourself in the shoes of each scenario submitted to your ask box. And its tiring to keep switching it up per scenario. SO TAKE YOUR TIME.

I suggest doing 15 mins break after each scenario OR after a scenario with a lot of characters so your creativity stays fresh and alive. When youre on break do something completely different from what youre writing. Watch your fave show. Go on youtube. Read a book (that isnt what youre writing about) and find inspiration

5) STAY INSPIRED
- find inspiration from your followers. Especially the ones that care about you. They will help you through your writers block.
- find inspiration from your fave books/show/art/manga/etc and take things that make your heart skip a little faster when you see it/remember it. You’ll be surprised how much that helps you when you write
- if you have a pet, play with him/her. His/her moral support will be forever 💕 so when you get frustrated pet them. It will get you back on track

- find music for certain genres! I have a go to angst song that gets me going when I write angst and usually when i listen to that song/playlist, my angst gets better even if im not fond of the character im writing about!


AND LASTLY (and personally my weird way of handling things)

DONT CHECK UR NOTIFS AND ACTIVITY. If you focus on the number of people who are following you. Youre doing it wrong. FOCUS ON YOUR WRITING. It doesnt matter if people unfollow you every minute, or follow you every second. Because that will always be constant. Because once you focus your writing based on the numbers? You’ll never be the best you can be.

So have fun! Breathe! And try making a scenario blog! Because it will be one of the best decisions you’ll be making in your life 💕

anonymous asked:

[SENDING THIS FROM THE GARBAGE HEAP BUT] Hephaistion Amyntoros

this is the most embarrassing moment of my life

2-4 songs that are probably on their iPod

  • WHY DO YOU ONLY CALL ME WHEN YOU’RE HIGH - this is what i imagine plays every single time alexander fucks something up and is like ‘brah. brah, bro, broski. i fucked up. i need u to torture a dude.’ forever super loving that part in the anabasis (i think????? it was either plutarch or like rufus curtius, im getting my sources fucked up) where alexander runs at cleitus and hephaestion JUMPS ON HIM, AND IS LIKE, DUDE SLOW DOWN.
  • similarly, DO I WANNA KNOW
  • and probably also the arctic monkeys cover of RED RIGHT HAND
  • hephaestion’s entire life and aesthetic is arctic monkeys.
  • or like, ben howard, if u wanted to be a sad fuck about this
  • or like, hozier, for those uncomfortable sexy feelings about god/the dude u wanna bang amirite amirite
  • When, my, time comes around
    Lay me gently in the cold dark earth
    No grave can hold my body down
    I’ll crawl home to her

    That’s when my baby found me
    I was three days on a drunken sin
    I woke with her walls around me
    Nothin in her room but an empty crib
    And I was burnin up a fever
    I didn’t care much how long I lived
    But I swear I thought I dreamed her
    She never asked me once about the wrong I did
  • actually that chorus works for alexander as well
  • what the fuck man,
  • hozier needs to find his chill

the one place they sometimes end up falling asleep — where they’re not supposed to

  • my fave aspect of hephaestion’s history in the anabasis is that he was alexander’s logistics and diplomacy guy, so it really makes me happy to think of him like
  • doing Legitimate Work like writing angry i-will-kill-your-family letters to demosthenes in athens and guess-whose-getting-ur-son’s-dick p.s.-royal-we letters to olympias
  • and falling asleep and getting all the wax from the wax tablets on his face
  • and in the morning alexander comes in and like lovingly wipes all the wax from his face, being real weird like staring at him for entire minutes
  • while the entire inner macedonian war cabinet looks on in growing discomfort
  • parmenion coughs once to tell alexander that you know, bro, we have a war going on
  • and alexander sends him 300 miles away to take a mountain fortress

the game they’d destroy everyone else at

  • his hair is full of secrets
  • so probably 'never have i ever’

the emoticon they’d use most often

  • 'are you fucking my son' ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  • 'did you make a thinly veiled reference to the massacre and mass enslavement at thebes in your last letter to convince us not to join the spartan rebellion' ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  • 'does it piss u off that alexander found himself a fuck buddy’
  • ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  • ¯\_(ツ)_/¯
  • ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

what they act like when they haven’t had enough sleep

  • angry and pissy probably
  • and he could probably get away with it
  • like retreat into his tent in a velvet robe with a silk eye mask pleading migraine
  • and alexander’s out there doing hard labour training the phalanx and someone’s like 'ur bf just left’
  • and alexander would be like 'and what. shut the fuck up philotas. god you piss me off so fucking much.’

their preferred hot beverage on really cold nights. or mornings. or whenever.

  • im p sure that part of the requirement of the companion cavalry is that you had to be a functioning alcoholic

how they like to comfort/care for themselves when they’re in a slump

  • get into to a swordfight in the middle of india with his political rival
  • passive aggressively throw out the friend of a rival on to the street so he could put his flutist there

what they wanted to be when they grew up

  • 'bro u wanna like’
  • 'march across the known world and subjugate an entire continent’
  • bro
  • 'we could cosplay the iliad’
  • 'yeah i never wanted to live past thirty anyway’

their favorite kind of weather

  • i dont know what his fave weather is
  • but it’s probably not october in iraq huh lol
  • oh no that made me sad

thoughts on their singing voice (decent? terrible? soprano? alto?)

  • okay so historically alexander was really musically talented (like his idol!!! achilles!!!!) until philip caught him playing a kithata one time and was like 'u know who plays instruments and sings? assholes.’ 'dad what’ 'sorry. i meant, assholes and PUSSIES’
  • and it makes me super happy to think of the two of them at mieza and alexander is there playing some acoustic cover of ed sheeran like the hairless instagram boy that he is
  • and it’s hephaestion’s turn
  • and he lets out the UGLIEST DYING CAT YOWL
  • and aristotle, foremost philosopher of western civilization is just like
  • [takes away the lyre] 'anyway.’
  • 'can anyone tell me about the nature of telos.’

how/what they like to draw or doodle

  • okay semi serious answer
  • one of the works that was lost in the library of alexandria is a book of letters written by aristotle to hephaestion right up until the end of his life
  • even after he’d cut communication with alexander after alexander had his nephew executed
  • so i like to think that - given aristotle’s interest in plants and nature 
  • hephaestion would send him these really elementary drawings of the plants and species they’d found once alexander stopped sending aristotle live specimens

anonymous asked:

Your statement about lydia not giving a fuck about stiles for 5 seasons is incorrect. You don't understand the concept of foreshadowing nor can you understand how to follow the narrative. You basically want Lydia to be with that jackass Jackson who was an asshole to her

okay so you’re one of those people who cannot follow the narrative of the story and the concept of foreshadowing.Let’s see. 

3x11 - Lydia kissed Stiles for a panic attack and then proceed to date Aiden and it was stated that “Lydia likes him”. Lydia basically chose to date a guy that killed Boyd over Stiles and she did so for the rest of season 3 (until he was killed because the actor left my I add).

3x15 - I guess you refer to the scene that started the whole “red strings of fate” where Lydia said she’s guilty for getting him into trouble and it’s doubting her powers. What a dedication of love. Too bad she continues messing around with big bad wolf over there. 

season 4 Lydia being “jealous” is funny to me because literally the only confirmation of that is supposely “random stares” but completely ignore Lydia and the fact she said she doesn’t date teenage boys OR that she was busy about Jordan the whole time, but sure. And also how character regressive is that for Lydia, but not that character matters to yall. And since you guys claim Will Wallace, he said Lydia was never jealous. 

“season 5 she literally smiled through her pain to tell stiles everything was fine” - because that’s what she does? tell her friends she’s fine when she isn’t. Like she has done 1000 times with Scott? 

5x16 -  meaning the most fan servise scene of all times??? a scene that only made stydias happy even thought it ignored canon? and the fact Stiles did absolutely nothing while the other members almost die and he somehow managed to get the whole claim? not that is weird with tw and the fact their kiss his ass 24/7 and ignore Scott’s attempts to save his pack. 

Listen. Sty*dia had the possibility to be good following a rightful narrative that didn’t involve a guy obssesed with his childhood crush. No only is the idea of Sty*dia absolutelly weird and male-driven that gives the illusion a man can beg, idiolize and wait as long as he can because the girl will eventually fall for him at the end. That’s probably the most boring romantive narrative but okay I guess. 

The fandom itself invalidate Lydia’s wishes and links everything as romantic while also ignoring her interactions with Scott that are just as valid (I mean, she kissed him too does that mean she loves him??) but they would rather romantizice how Stiles saw Lydia on s1-2. But that’s another story. You want me to talk about canon? As I have said before if Jeff wanted to make Stdia romantic it would have been more belivable after the “kiss” on 3x11 but he decided to drop it. After the kiss Lydia and Aiden became official and Stiles never talked about the kiss again which is odd if we mention Stiles’ obssesive behavior. If anything after the kiss i believe a friendship was formed. Sty*dia grow up - he went from idiolizing her to actually see her as a real human being. The thing is just as Sty*dia grow up so did Scott+Lydia so the idea that Stiles is merely the only person to go crazy over Lydia is not accurate. 

The thing is, it wasn’t only on late 3A and 3B that they became real friends instated of just a guy pinning after a girl. On 3A Stiles decided he was going to move on. Everything a couple needs to experience to be canon already happened with them. He told her he loved her, he saved her multiple times, they have been in relationships, they kissed, but, still, Lydia choose someone else but Stiles to be romantically involved. If you want to continue with canon, on 3B where Lydia was worried about Stiles well being and also experiencing her strong banshee powers - and still, commited in a relationship. Stiles found confort in another girl, a girl he fought for. A girl that wake him up from the kitsune. A girl he cared for even after she broke up with him, and send texts too. A girl he was scare of telling the truth about his heritage in case he would lose her (actually canon). After everything, after he decided that he wouldn’t be leaving her alone that action alone completely changed Stiles character that is often annoying and rude to vulnerability and compassion for someone who obviously didn’t experience it since her childhood. Season 4 Stiles was somehow less annoying when he isn’t pinning for a girl. That just shows that his feeings for Lydia changed (as stated for Scott in her weird conversation with Kira, because what else does Scira, the main couple, needed to do in their last scenes before they ditched Kira? talk about the white boring ship). 

Dylan even said it. He said Stiles is comfortable with just being friends with Lydia, and he will always love Lydia but there’s so much more than just waiting for a love to be reciprocate and he found that with Malia. Say what you want but there was not indication of Sty+dia canon on S4 only if you want to add the typical “Lydia is jealous and she will realize she loves him” because Lydia stealing her friends’ bf is so Lydia s1 that it hurts. In fact, season 4 actually made sty*dia likable because for once their writing wasn’t based on the typical unrecriprocate feelings but solid ground and partnership. While Lydia becomes friends with Malia and Kira, but also developing a supernatural connection with Jordan that was so casually dropped this season to push a romantic narrative. 

There’s so many reasons why Sty*dia doesn’t make sense at this point on time (unless they continue with the forced fanservice). If they make it canon 3 seasons ago, I would still have believe it. But not now, because Malia existed. Because she changed every dynamic. She made Stiles care and show a side of him he almost never shows. Stiles watched Lydia chose guys over him (and it’s okay because Lydia didn’t need to recriprocate just because he liked her), The whole “slow burn” “foreshawding” whatever you want to call it thing is bullshit because the fans keep ignoring Lydia’s wishes over and over and focusing on just one side of the ship and they think time determinates something when it doesn’t. Malia is in love with Stiles (and I do believe he loved her too) and Lydia Martin is not the same girl she used to be on season one that made out with Scott (her best friend’s boyfriend).

Now going to the current story line, you can’t even deny because it would make you look dumb that Sty*dia isn’t fan service for the last season, you just can’t. Casually since they knew they fave white boy (aka Dylan) was going to leave they needed to gain their ratings so you want to tell me they wasted 3 seasons and a half building romantic Stalia and possible Jordan+Lydia  to have such a terrible writing that didn’t even made sense in the canon world? Since you love “canon” so much explain to me how Stiles’ reaction towards Malia on 5B made ANY SENSE, but the fact they just wanted to throw that away as fast as possible to built whatever they are trying to do here. Let’s not ignore the obvious here, erasing everyones memory was a perfect scenario to just don’t bring Stalia in the picture because it makes it easier to just put Lydia with Stiles without making it less obvious that she did a bitchy move that only season 1 Lydia would ever made. 

Let’s not ignore that Lydia’s reactions to everything that is happening with Stiles is a HUGE character regression. Lydia would’ve find a way to bring Stiles back while also protecting her friends because what they are doing now (actually doing shit instated of sitting in a bed crying) is dangerous. To this point, Malia and Scott are the ones actually doing something. Hell, they even brough Theo back. Where’s Lydia from s5 that even when she couldn’t move she fought for her friends? If it was Malia ya’ll be screaming “Let her be independent!” but you only scream canon when it suits you. 

Lydia’s relationships were also bring to the side and ignored canon once again to fullfill the sad love narrative with ur faves. You want to make me believe Malia, Stilinski and Scott didn’t remember Stiles but Lydia did out of the power of her heart? Her relationship with the pack is broken because all she does is cry over a guy. And we all know actual Lydia knows better. They throw her canon (again) connection with Jordan because Sty*dias would be mad with such interaction, when also the only person who could prevent Jordan for going insane is Lydia’s banshee? But surprise, they suddenly can’t remember. 

You want to cry about canon but after s5 you would think Lydia would be stronger instated of crying her eyes out for a missing kid while the pack does all the work. Less throw all the traumatic experiences Lydia had to face in the past. Season 6 fucks with canon, not even over analized scenes to twist romantic feelings would change that. They needed to eliminate Lydia’s other relationships to make the audience believe her intense feelings for Stiles didn’t happen this season. 

LASTLY, “You basically want Lydia to be with that jackass Jackson who was an asshole to her” TELL ME WHERE I SAID THAT. Because as far as I am concern I didn’t state any particular liking or appreciation towards that ship. Please don’t tell me you twist canon in reality too. I couldn’t give a fuck about Jackson, I only stated the word “ironic” which probably means you need a dictionary. 

anonymous asked:

I'm really happy that we have a same favorite book (tbh I teared up a little when I learned that) and I'm just really curious what other books are some of your faves? Why do you like them? I'm so curious

ISN’T IT SUCH A GREAT BOOK end me.

I hope you’re ready for a very long and intensive list.

  1. Good Omens by Neil Gaiman and Terry Pratchet
    Why I like it: Good Omens takes two great authors and combines all their weird, twisted humor into an incredible almost-apocalypse story that’s hilarious and touching and wonderfully put together. I’m on my third time around reading it and it’s still one of the best things out there.
  2. Stone Butch Blues by Leslie Feinberg
    Why I like it: Okay listen. To anyone who even vaguely falls in the realm of identifying as butch, hell, even identifying as queer. This is such an important book. Main character is a Jewish butch lesbian living in the 40s and 50s, and the novel offers a really incredible look into the queer scene at the time. It has taught me so much about our history and I feel so authentically connected to the narrator. This book will change you. 
  3. House of Leaves my Mark Danielewski 
    Why I like it: ok this book straight-up fucked me up. Can’t even talk about it just go read it ok go go go
  4. The Book Thief by Markus Zusak
    Why I like it: I’m pretty sure this is the first book I ever read that made me cry. I, like all other Jewish kids, had a period in late elementary/early middle school where all I read were Holocaust books (I sincerely don’t know why this happens but trust me all the Jews I know have this phase), and this was kind of the cream of the crop in that batch of books.
  5. The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende
    Why I like it: Ok people will come at my girl Allende saying she ripped this idea off of Gabriel Garcia Márquez but tbh even if she did she did it x12 better than he did soooooo … really good book, very feministy and nicely put together. Love me some 20th century Latin American fiction.
  6. Waiting for Godot
    Why I like it: this book is just fuckin weird, go with me on this one. Play format, absurdist, nihilist, and one of the best works to come out of the 20th century. 
  7. Fight Club by Chuck Palahniuk 
    Why I like it: Palahniuk went into Fight Club looking to explore toxic masculinity and violence and it churned out an incredible work of literature. If you want a foundation for understanding modern masculinity, this is one of the first things you should read. 
  8. Of Mice and Men by John Steinbeck
    Why I like it: While you can definitely fault it for some sexism, Of Mice and Men is a very moving work. Impeccably written and characterized, and another novel that builds a foundation of understanding modern masculinity. 
  9. Night by Elie Wiesel
    Why I like it: another Holocaust-era work, and Wiesel himself was a survivor. Absolutely heartbreaking account of his time in Buchenwald. Must-read for people interested in the Holocaust and for Jewish people learning about their history.
  10. All Quiet on the Western Front by Erich Maria Remarque
    Why I like it: Explores soldiering life during WWI from the perspective of a young soldier, very intriguing. Another book that will really help you understand the 20th century, especially life as a soldier. 
  11. Persepolis by Marjane Sartrapi (graphic novel)
    Why I like it: Okay Persepolis is just so good, it’s really funny but also very educational and emotional. True story of the author’s experience growing up in Iran during the rise of the Iranian regime. She writes and illustrates the whole thing herself, and I think there’s even a movie that was made out of it? As someone who themselves is interested in cartooning and graphic novels, it was really inspiring to see someone turn what is usually viewed as a cheap story-telling method into a very moving and important work of literature. 
  12. A Thousand Splendid Suns by Khaled Hosseini
    Why I like it: I read A Thousand Splendid Suns in high school for one of my English classes and it definately sparked the best discussions and most introspections. The book is told from the perspective of two women, Mariam and Laila, and their life in Afghanistan, and supposedly inspired by true stories that the author (Afghani himself) heard when he visited his homeland after living in America for 30 years.
  13. The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald
    Why I like it: look I know it’s totally cliche but I just authentically think the Great Gatsby is really well-written and has a bunch of very cool motifs.
  14. The Dark Half by Stephen King
    Why I like it: I don’t read a lot of horror because let’s be real I’ve got enough anxiety as it is, but the Dark Half was a GREAT book and definately one of my faves by King. Could be very easily interpreted as a commentary on masculinity and even aside from that was an enjoyable and captivating read.
  15. A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich by Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
    Why I like it: Okay I think it’s pretty easy to see the theme of “great tragedies of the 20th century” in my literature choices. A Day in the Life of Ivan Denisovich was another very interesting account told by a narrator working in a Soviet labor camp in the Gulags. It literally just runs through one 24-hour cycle of Denisovich’s daily life, but it’s told with incredible detail and a lot of character. One of those books you’ll just read all in one sitting.

There you have it, anon!! Please know that I’m always happy to discuss books with you if you shoot me a message ♥

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This fandom has quieted a bit, but there are so many jily authors I adore. Even though I might forget someone, I’ll try not to! You all make fandom great for me. Crafting a story and clicking ‘post’ to share it with other people is no small thing. Thank you for putting yourselves out there and sharing a piece with all of us. I adore you. <3

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hey everyone !!!!!! ive finally hit 2k …… nice . thank u 2 u all for sticking with me …… tell me if u don’t see urself n were mutuals !!! here we go 

  @01 / @18nth / @1dog / @1jimin / @1jungkook / @1kanken / @1katara / @1kei / @1seungkwan / @1wonwoo / @1yoona / @1yoongs / @2cesgf / @2chorong / @2cypher / @3hobi / @3seolhyun / @420vernon / @4bts / @4gorls / @4yoon / @5elo / @5inb / @87feifei / @94yuan / @98lemon / @9dolls / @9musesmom 

 a 

@ace-yoongi / @acebytaemin / @agustd / @angels8 / @aquariushobi / @asianbinch / @astropups 

 b 

@bakistaani / @bangtanti / @blackgirlsvevo / @blessedjongin / @boyfey / @browneyedglrls / @browngirl / @btobgf 

 c 

  @captainqueen / @chaetzu / @choa90 / @choappuccino / @coolkidkrystal / @crystalclearjpg 

 d 

  @dlno / @dollsby9muses / @donteverplayourself 

 e 

@emosungyeol / @everynightmp3 / @extrazitao f @felicitae / @feverglow / @flower6oy / @funkybug / @fxgoth / @fxjpg g @galenes / @gaypopidol / @gothyixing / @goyeopmp3 

 h 

@halalpirates / @heedos / @hobijun / @hoshistan / @hotmxm / @hvasa / @hwaseulgi / @hyeyeonsdf / @hyolynsgf 

 i 

@ihatezicosuglyass / @iwoulddieforuroxane 

 j 

@j-hopp / @jacksonsorganictea / @jazbaan / @jeonjungkookgf / @jiminsjaan / @jiminsnovia / @jiminstinyhands / @jimintherednosedreindeer / @jinsactualgf / @jinvevo / @jksgf / @jmsgf / @jnhyks / @joshuahongvevo / @joshuasbf / @joysgfriend / @joytxt / @jungkook00 / @jungkooksgf / @jungkooksm0m 

 k 

@k5oo / @katscully / @kooksgf / @kyungsoosgf 

@leaderyoongi / @limadulce / @loophol / @loveoptionsmp3 / @luxchae 

 m 

@madichanji / @mamateen / @merrychristmasbaekhyun / @mijoosgf / @minpeach / @miss2nice / @moonjint / @moonlibra / @moonsgf / @mybfjimin / @mylovejeongguk 

 n 

  @neonpines / @netbts / @nicetaurus / @nimgyu / @nonbinarygirls / @nurito 

  @oedipus-jokes / @officialumji / @oni8n / @orinocoflownightcore / @ottergrl / @overbearinglymodest 

 p 

@pcys / @pledis 

  @qaolu 

 r 

  @ramisbf / @rapmonstan / @reverseracisms / @ricestan / @robynfentyvevo / @rosypcy 

  @sadchamorro / @santasulli / @scorpiosoojung / @seokjinsho / @seuhgkwan / @seungskwan / @seungskwn / @shorthairmp3 / @shyjimin / @shyseulgi / @smeels / @softchinesekid / @softfx / @softhayoung / @softkisum / @softnayeon / @softsnsd / @sojin94 / @soup-eater / @sowon @ssugaa / @ssul2 / @stussee / @suezy / @sugasmom / @suhojpg / @sunnys-gf 

 t 

@taeberius / @taebumsgf / @taemini / @taesboxsmile / @thankyougodforexom / @thelightmp3 / @trickstercheshi / @tzsuyu 

 v 

@vaccuumcleanest / @vampkin / @vapewars / @vaultdog / @vernonstan / @vernunsgf / @villagerbmo 

 w 

@warmtae / @witchspell / @wnwooo / @wonwooing / @woozilover

x

  @xiaodiyo / @xmastreejun 

@yongguk2 / @yoongimyboy / @yugyeomsbff / @yunasgirlfriend 

 💫 special msgs for friends under the cut 💫 


 zee / @1kook - u already know how much i loooov u n ill never shut up about it . im so thankful to be friends with u, my angelic kitty, my number one jk stan . the tae to my jimin the zee to my jk etc etc . i lov u with my entire heart u make every single day better 

 eevy / @wifemeally - EEVY !!!!! my mark …. my amber . u make every day for me joyous and a blessing to be in . u make me laugh n happy n my life would be a sad pile of shit without u honestly . ur so funny n hilarious and a ray of sunshine in my life . lov u 

 hal / @yerisbff - hal …… my love . my fave tae n yeri n girl group stan . ur so funny n just a joy 2 talk to . lov u n all the groups u make me Stan ill watch those speed mvs one day for u 

 julie / @btsgf - JULIE !!! my meme queen . im so happy to be ur friend even tho sometimes ur just a disgusting memer . ur posts are always funny n top notch n ur super pretty n ur makeup always looks amazing . love u 

 mae / @btscomeback - mae u are such a good warm person . whenever i talk with u i immediately feel better n happier . u n jimin would make the most angelic couple …. love u ur a ray of sunshine ☀️ 

 katya / @hobiswife - kaaaaatyaaaaa i love u my moon my stars . ur beautiful n talented and angelic . all ur selfies save my life …. the alpha hob stan i lov u u always make my day better 

 manar / @yoonginc - manar u r so refreshing n relaxing . a true gem of a friend . u were my first supporter who rbed all my posts so i trust u . i hope ur having a great day n u know ur loved 

 andrea / @jiminpeach - andrea i miss u sm …. i love u . i love it when u introduce me to new groups, i even watched an ikon mv the other day for u . i want replies back i miss ur replies i saved them all . i truly lovu i am sending u bunch of lov thru the screen rn 

 hassan / @yjh - hassan my literal angel . if u think about it we’ve known each other for like … almost four years if u go back to the paigeeworld days . u r so Immensly talented ive seen u grow so much as an artist and !! u just make me so happy i am blessed to have u in my life . also ur gay 

 jasmine / @christmaschwe - my fave verkwan stan . im so glad we’re friends Honestly so we can just ramble about whatever (mostly seventeen) for hours and hours and have a great time . we have an amazing relationship that mostly consists of us screaming at eachother. lov u the vernon to my seungkwan 

 claire / @cherry-stains claire my angel …. my gf i love u . we have to talk again im so bad at it im sorry ….. but i lov u u always looks so good n amazing n i hope u are doing well 💞💞💞

 amy / @teenvvlf - amy m'lov u genuinely make me so happy . every time we talk i feel relaxed n calm n just like a good happy person . ur so precious n kind to everyone u deserve all the love in the world !

 sarah / @maclty - i remember how fckung Thrilled when we became mutuals i looked up to u sm n ur so funny n cool . im very happy to be ur friends i keep forgetting to talk to u we need to talk more ! 

 nico / @gaypopidol / @yangdelico - nico . i lov u . we’ve been friends for ages and ages and uve seen me n guided me through so many phases in my life . u were the one to introduce me to kpop….. anyway i hope we stay friends for a long time

 nic / @firealchemy - nic !!! im happy we’ve been chatting more (thank u seventeen) because ur a rly cool friend . ur super funny n talented i love ur art sm ….. let’s hang out over winter break when i have time !!!

 cloud / @poisonmateria - cloud we haven’t hung out in forever but i appreciate seeing ur tweets n stuff i know im That Annoying Kpop Friend™ but im glad we still know eachother n talk !!!

 sim / @glittsea simone i haven’t seen u since october !!!! wtf !!!! this winter break we need to get together n hang out or smth …. watch more htgawm n update eachother on our lives . love u !

 berkeley / @on-every-frequency - berkeley we haven’t seen each other since august i rly miss u ……. let’s get together n play dnd soon ! ur so gorgeous n amaizng n talented i rly lov u and am so happy ur my friend . 

 andrew / @peachiart - andrew im rly happy ur my friend n that uve stuck with me all this yr … ur so talented at art n ur such a great person . thanks for being such a pal also lets get together this break !

anonymous asked:

taylor, i have a confession to make to you. I have been following your blog for a while now and the thing is, i know nothing about infinite. I don't even know the members names except myungsoo, because hes always making these weird faces in their vids. and i also know hoya because his name reminds me of this spanish food company called goya. and he seems like the type to be bullied. so if you could do me the favor of introducing me to infinite i will be forever grateful :)

i feel so bad for u how did u struggle w following me, the biggest infinite trash, for all this time…goya tht is a new one im gonna have to write that one down but also u have come to the right place here we go heres infinoodle:

ok here are the members ill start out them i guess in age order?? oldest to youngest yee:

sunggyu: leader & residential old man i dont know how he escaped the nursing home but he did & he’s here to revive his old emo/scene band days (he rly was in a screamo band & has done screamo recently) but a good guy @ heart & is always looking out for his members even if they give him a hard time!!

dongwoo: !!! DINGLE!!! MY LIL ANGEL….. hones tly a the most precious human bean there is every time u blink hes laughing at some new stupid thing one of the other members or doing… or laughing @ himself tbh hes in his own world sometimes??? he also farted on national tv while he was on a show with his mom so yeh theres that„ also dressed in drag multiple times i luv my gf dragwoo     ….hes actually so caring towards his parents & a beautiful dancer & despite being a rapper has one of the best voices imo (listen to DIAMOND… HIS ADLIBS U WILL DIE…AS I HAVE MANY TIMES BEFORE) also has the weirdest hair colors but he looks so hot in them LIKE TH E BLUE HAIR DURING CHASER ERA MY ULT FAVE & PINK DURING INFINITE H    theres so much more abt him i can go on about but    i will spare u  OH ALSO HE IS S O SO OO OOO SHORT HE HAS TO WEAR INSOLES ALL THE TIME RIP (in subunit with hoya called infinite h)

woohyun: a sad lil man (hes p short too) um but he is honestly s o??? cheesy to the point where u wanna chase him down the block with ur steel-toe shoe & beat him bu t it grows on u i cant lie….he tried to be a model predebut & the pics are so o ooooo funny borderline mullet look & also appeared on this show dressed like a girl & was in this cf(?? idk what it is jsut so funny) infinite cares about their fans so much & they always say it but this guy he has to go to the extent of calling us his li ke….gfs (meanwhile sunggyu friendzoned us!!! smh) but as the main vocal he has a rly powerful voice & his last verse in the chaser makes u feel like ur looking into the eyes of god!!! he was in a subunit last yr called toheart with shinees key & has act/ had the lead role in hslo this past year as well (bonus clip of him trying to act mad lms if u cried)

hoya: h to the o y a i go top of the world u know my name… the usher luver of the group & literally never stops fc ukgin dancing like if u tied him down with titanium steel he would break free & dance…. he left school to pursue becoming an idol & his dad was kinda mad but they r good now… he was in dance groups predebut (sporting a jordans shirt & bedazzled jeans amazing) but he is very passionate about what he does & is so dedicated to his work… to the point of overworking himself like he got hurt (his foot) this past summer bc of dancing during a show & if u look @ the vid he gives 120% the whole time i didnt even know he got hurt during that perf until he said thats how he got the injury?? he had a solo in which he had a snapback rise from beneath the stage, puts it on, then later rips off his shirt what a guy…. is in the subunit infinite h & has acted on dramas before!!! aka sad gay doctor hoya in the drama reply 1997 (RLY GOOD even if u dont like ifnt) & was on my lovely girl with myungsoo as a grade a asshole idol (random clip of him hitting a girl in the head w a ball on accident)

sungyeol: literally kool guy when he wears sunglasses bc long tall & slender but he is honestly a child whether he is pranking the other members or doing rly … interpretive (skip a lil to around 3 min)… dances. did a special stage with sungjong in which he dressed up as a girl & sung troublemaker a classic tbh. one time jokingly wanted to rap for fun then they actually had him rap in the song cover girl?? sickest bars ive ever heard. hes actually rly insecure about his talents bc so many ppl only equate him to the tall guy :-( but hes so much more & has been improving vocally with each comeback!! hes also an amazing actor (he originally wanted to be an actor) starring in many dramas i recommend love potent also hi!school:love on!! this past november him, sungjong, & myungsoo debuted as infinite f!!! the cutest group    I ALMOST FORGOT HIS SEXY BACK PERFORMANCE

myungsoo: his stage name is L but honestly wtf does that even mean its just an excuse for his weeaboo trash ass to talk about anime more!!! but no rly at debut they kinda made him put on this cold front & act all mysterious as “”L”” but he is the complete opposite…. he is so weird i d ont even know where to begin. he laughs at everythgin just like dongwoo & is actually SOOOOO CLUMSY RIP  he falls all the time its so tragic but i love it…. hes so into photography!!!!!! its rly his passion & has published 2 photobooks. he’s the visual of infinite but he said he doesnt want to be seen as just this?? he plays guitar too hes done it in tons of stages & acts a lot too!! (this one was the funniest role) also in infinite f

sungjong: ETHEREAL SMALL BEAN OF INFINITE….. H E IS UNREAL AMAZING AND BEAUTIFUL he should rly model (he’s recently been sooooo into fashion & models) but hes basically the ruthless maknae?? hes not afraid to say what he wants to the other members despite being younger but in public events i find him to be eloquent & composed?? hes rly close with all of his members & has vocally improved soooooo much since debut im so proud of him!! he has the best airport fashion….he has rocked pink hair….there is nothing this boy cant do!!! he also plays piano too & used to dance to girl group songs a lot (perfect i luv) hes in infinite f

so thats basically all them members im gonna go into shows/mvs/songs now??

shows: 

  • sesame player this is prob my fave one they are ruthless in this (this is very early on in their career)
  • ranking king this is just them being dumb and getting wild trying to beat each other in various competitions (this is recent like 2012)
  • this is infinite them being dumb yet again while dragging each other (this was this year in feb/ march….the first show i watched and i fell in love now im too deep)
  • you are my oppa so they get stuck with some stranger and they have to treat her like their younger sister…long story short sunggyu loses tablos credit card and mithra gives them sex ed im serious (this was them predebut)
  • birth of a family they have to raise puppies in this and they make sungjong pick up all the dog crap rip scenejohn (this was 2011/2012)
  • more here

mv: (not including dance ver)

songs: 

um wow this was a lot i could add tons more but here is a playlist of my fave infinite vids  i feel like i am forgetting a lot but i hope this helps this is infinoodle

anonymous asked:

Whats ur favourite quote?? Plz

i have too many.. have a search on my tagged/text for more. but i guess here is just a few of my favourites (i could go on forever i am in love with words, but i have to get ready 2 go to the doctors):

1) To be alive: not just the carcass

But the spark.

That’s crudely put, but…If we’re not supposed to dance,
Why all this music?’ —Gregory Orr

2) She’s never where she is. She’s only inside her head.White Oleander by Janet Fitch (i love this book)

3)  ‘To photograph people is to violate them, by seeing them as they never see themselves, by having knowledge of them that they can never have; it turns people into objects that can be symbolically possessed. Just as a camera is a sublimation of the gun, to photograph someone is a subliminal murder - a soft murder, appropriate to a sad, frightened time’.—Susan Sontag, On Photography

4) ‘Cover me with soft Earth.. jasmine, lilies and myrtle; and when they grow above me.. they will breathe the fragrance of my Heart into space.’—Kahlil Gibran

5)  ‘ Most of our childhood is stored not in photos, but in certain biscuits, lights of day, smells, textures of carpet.’—Alain de Botton

6) ‘ I speak rain,
I spin you a night and you hide in it.’
—Margaret Atwood

7)  ‘ I am cherry-stained
teeth. You are
the absence of yes.’
—Emily O’Neill

8)  ‘I’m… having one of those honeyed afternoons when I don’t know who I am.’—Catie Rosemurgy

9) ‘ The whole universe melting and falling down, the skies all jumbled and soft, all blurred and transcendental with milky light, all immortal, all sacrificial and sighing, all too impossible to keep and bear, so beautiful and so sad.’—Jack Kerouac

10) ‘ Imagine, I might really become somebody. Someday.’Maya Angelou

11) ‘ Lie down and look up at the ceiling and breathe with those curiously fragile lungs of yours and remind yourself: Don’t worry. Don’t worry. All is as it was meant to be. It was meant to be lonely and terrifying and unfair and heaving. Don’t worry.’—Welcome to Night Vale

12)  ‘ To my daughter I will say,
‘See your beauty
without a compliment
or a mirror.’—‘Blind’ by Della Hicks-Wilson

13)  ‘ I see you in colors that don’t exist.’—Paul Matsumoto 

14)  ‘Love him,’ said Jacques with vehemence, ‘love him and let him love you. Do you think anything else under heaven really matters?’”—  Giovanni’s Room, James Baldwin  (this is my fave book)

15)  ‘You are my homecoming. When I’m with you and we’re well together, there is nothing more I want. You make me like who I am, who I become when you’re with me. If there is any truth in the world, it lies when I’m with you, and if I find the courage to speak my truth to you one day, remind me to light a candle in thanksgiving at every altar in Rome.’—  André Aciman, Call Me by Your Name (another of my fave books)

16) ‘ I think of how, in Czech,
“to paint” and “to love”
are only one vowel
away: malovat; milovat.
The salutation alone
is written. I paint
you, I paint you, I paint you.
’—Emily Wilson