thesis before the thesis

India, 326 BCE.  Macedonian War Council.

Alexander: So talk to me, commanders, how are we looking? 

Hephaistion: Sexy, but not like we’re trying too hard. Like, sure, we’re trying, but it’s almost effortless.

Ladies and gentlemen, this is how Percival Graves flirt!

He just wants to ask Newt out but he doesn’t know how…. 


This gif dedicates to Colin’s thicker-than-life eyebrows and Eddie’s not-quite-there eyebrows. Also HBD Colin! Stay handsome and nice forever <3 (and please bring Mr.Graves back into the movie, JK ; w ;;;;)

anonymous asked:

Sorry for bothering you with this, since you're probably already oversaturated with your thesis, but this popped into my head and I couldn't get it out of my head. Since beginning planning/writing on your thesis, did any aired episodes drastically change any bits you planned on writing? Just sort of curious, since I haven't heard of too many of those types of things written on things that change practically weekly.

Man it’s totally okay! I mean, this gives me an opportunity to whine about my thesis, which I desperately need :’D

You’re right in that stuff changes really quickly and it can be kind of overwhelming :’D Thankfully about 90% of the time, when something new has happened, it either supported or extended my theories so far, which was great because it told me I was on the right track :) like the arrival of Talks Machina was a pretty big change, but its primary purpose is to facilitate fan engagement with the story and the players. That’s already something I was going to talk about so it just gave me better examples :) That said, it is kind of hard to keep up - honestly the problem is not that new stuff overturns my thoughts, but that I forget old stuff. Most of my illustrative examples are from ep 64 and later just because I don’t remember any good examples from earlier episodes :P

Buuuuuuut there was one case where I got blindsided. :’D I had this lengthy section detailing how and why the Critical Role set was different from the traditional tabletop layout. In Episode 18, they changed the set so the players were sitting in a row facing Matt. I argued that the setup made the show easier to follow because it reduced cross-talk, made the actors’ eyelines clearer, blah blah blah. And the set stayed that way for 83 episodes.

AND THEN, literally the week I finished editing that paragraph, Episode 101 aired and they changed the setup so they were all sitting at the same table again 8) and they kept being like OMG IM SO GLAD WE’RE AT THE SAME TABLE and I was like 8′) GUYS WHY.

But hey, in that case I was reading too much into the set layout and the cast helpfully debunked it annnnnd dropped my wordcount by about 800, so it all worked out in the end :’D

what’s good

ladyvehk  asked:

Prompt: Ellana and Solas during Inquisition, taking a happy moment to dance goofily with each other :) or any other instance of them just being silly and enjoying each other's company.

The ball at the Winter Palace approaches, and there isn’t a soul in the keep who feels it as keenly the Inquisitor – it’s clear to Solas from the nervous wringing of her hands, and how she can’t seem to focus on the conversation in front of her, her answers brief and her attention fleeting.At first he thinks it’s the impending assassination that’s got her so consumed – the thought of Corypheus’ ever-tightening grip around the South, and the future their failure will herald.

But then – “It’s the dancing,” Ellana admits, slender fingers interlaced and knuckles pressed to the small of her back, a familiar gesture of nervousness, and her expression is endearingly woeful. “I might be a little…rusty. Josie was joking about arranging for a tutor.” But then she pauses, expression contorting with something akin to horror. “On second thought, I think she might have been serious.”

The idea is impulsive, lightly teasing, but he’s damned by the sight of her – the nervous purse of her lips, and the way she keeps shifting her weight, as though digging through her memories for old steps and older songs – and, “There is no need for that,” Solas hears himself saying, hearing tunes older still, and a hundred steps to a hundred different dances sitting like an itch in his legs.

He’s offering his hand before he’s had time to question the desire, and for a split second he’s afraid she’ll see all the years implied in the gesture – the slight bend of his shoulders and the question that sits in the very tips of his fingers, his palm open and held before her.

Keep reading

‘Before and After’ is a series of works being made January - May 2016 by @sydweiler . This work is a thesis project for my BFA in Illustration from Ringling College of Art and Design.  

These pieces are meant to consider the passing of time within invented places. 
One set of illustrations will be created per week.

The bulk of this work will be streamed live at  - schedule to come.


We interrupt this 6969 post avalanche to bring you an adorable Undertale Steam Train animated!

sad naruto headcanon where the reason why ramen is naruto’s favorite food is not because he inherited the fondness over the food from either of his parents. no. it was because it was the only thing that somebody didn't refuse to sell him when he was a kid. it was the only food he could get his hands on when he was a kid without somebody cursing him or shooing him away or throwing something at him.

like one day he just passed ichiraku and teuchi saw this small child looking underfed and on a whim just offered him ramen and the moment naruto tasted it he just thought it was the most delicious thing he had ever eaten in his life.


The following gifs summarizes my day this far, presented my thesis and it was passed without conditions! I’m amazed and so, so very happy! I also really need to sleep. Have been working 80-90 hours a week these last two weeks. But it’s done, it’s finally done! I have two weeks before the open exhibition and then I’m officially an ARCHITECT. It’s been 7 years, I’m so ready you have no idea. Is it weekend now? :P

quick something of Midorimai and Nigou, because Nigou is the cutest and everyone should hold him close. 

prediction for the new school year

me, before thesis: wow! im gonna rock thesis!!

thesis: actually happens

me, during thesis: i want to die i want to die i want to die i want to die i want to

thesis: ends with a disappointing thesis defense

me, after thesis: wow! i rocked the thesis! i’ll rock next year’s thesis for sure too!