in a new urban fantasy web series from @parafable, and it has quickly become one of my new favorite things, so I thought I’d make a post about it to spread the word about it :)
So what’s the show about?
The Uncanny Upshurs
is about Agatha and Wally
Upshur, British twins who are living apart for the first time in there lives, as Wally has moved to America to go to collage. To help keep in touch (bc Wally is shit at answering his phone omg get it together Walter), they set up a YouTube channel where they post vlogs every week. However, strange things start happening to/around the twins, including mysterious videos being uploaded to their channel of situations where there seemed to be no camera. So the first few episodes are the twins (and theirfriends who are The Best) trying to figure out what’s going on.
SPOILERS IT’S MAGIC
The urban fantasy aspect is one of my favorite things about the series, and I love how many fantasy characters/creatures are thrown into the mix (witches, fairies, sirens, vampires, etc.). Speaking of things I love…
Reasons Why The Uncanny
Upshurs Is Wonderful
Reason #1: This Show Is Incredibly Diverse
Pretty much every single character in the show is LGBT+, including the titular twins (Agatha is a lesbian trans woman, and Wally is bisexual). There isn’t any drama over how A w F u L it is being gay, and all of the characters are pretty confident and comfortable with there sexualities.* (the episode where Jake figures out he’s attracted to guys is so adorable)
Along with LGBT+ characters, the show has a lot of awesome characters of color. As a white person I feel a bit less qualified to talk about
POC representation, so here are some gif/pictures as examples
Now that I think about it Uncanny Upshurs also has a mostly female cast hell yeah
Reason #2: The Aforementioned Urban Fantasy Stuff
So I will be the first to admit that I’m always a slut for urban fantasy, so I was probably going to love Uncanny Upshurs no matter what, but the fantasy stuff they’ve set up so far is really cool. I don’t want to spoil to much, but there’s story lines about fairy kingdoms, forest witches, and a lady in the lake (no not that one) being established and I’m really excited to see where they go.
Reason #3: Every Episode Has Closed Captioning
This is a smaller detail, but it makes me really happy and I know I have some hoh followers so I thought I’d mention it. It sometimes takes the channel a few days to add captioning to the episodes, but every episode does eventually get captions.
Reason #4: The Characters Are All Really Great
I’m surprised this show hasn’t gotten more popular on here because these characters are all adorable omg. Like this section isn’t going to have any analysis I’m just gonna fangirl over these nerds.
Agatha is so adorable and sarcastic like she can be so deadpan its gr8 also shes meme trash and I love her
Wally is a fucking n e r d okay hes so awkward and I relate. Also his roommate Jake is one of my favorite characters he just rolls with all the weird shit going on like a pro.
I can’t decide if Gemma is life goals or wife goals so I’m going with both
I know I said I wouldn’t spoil a lot but Lennon is an aro ace siren and it’s really important to me that you know that bc I love her
he’s a fuckboy but we love him anyway
Actual Princess Daphne MacCrae
Reason #5: It’s Just Fun To Watch
Media can be sad. Like, really fucking sad. A big part of why I enjoy The Uncanny Upshurs is because it just puts me in a good mood whenever I watch it. That doesn’t mean the show is all brightness and positiveness 100% of the time, the latest episodes have had some more serious/emotional moments, but even after watching those episodes I’m always in better mood because this show has such a great vibe to it.
*I understand that there is absolutely a place for media depicting the struggles that often come with being LGBT+, but it’s nice to have shows that have happy, openly LGBT+ characters who aren’t defined by their orientations.
The Uncanny Upshurs is a really fun, diverse web series that deserves more love and attention. Each episode is less than 10 minutes, and you can find them all on YouTube here. (I’ll admit the first few aren’t great but it gets better as it goes on).
If you do end up watching the show (or you’re already a fan of it), message me so we can talk about it! The fandom is currently pretty small and I’d love to see more people talking about this show!
And here is the two page collage of G/t Halloween!!! I loved seeing everyone’s outfits and drawing them! I’m sorry it looks messy, this is pencil sketched and my hand smudged a bit omg so sorry. I really hope ya’ll like it! And if I missed anyone, I am terribly sorry and please message me?? I’ll do a third page for missing people?? I’m sorry if I do, tumblr has been glitching on me and didn’t show a lot of pictures for me even if they were tagged properly. Sighhh tumblr -.- but again, I still hope you enjoy!
I added one more picture to the collage, it was extremely necessary 🙈😍💕
Can you see the PERFECTION in this picture?
First Haruka looking at Makoto with lovely eyes, is like his saying: I love you so much, you’re an angel, thanks for been part of my life
And then we have the two awesome man that do their voices! OMG! Look at Tatsuhisa looking at Nobunaga, is like his screaming his love with a gaze, one only gaze and i feel like a storm of feelings 😭❤💕 it’s a shame that they’re not a couple, but I can assure you, their bond is real and deep.
Makoto and Haruka, Tatsuhisa and Shimazaki what a perfect duo….
Olitzologist Musing #69: Let’s talk about Olitz-interrupted (101 vs. 501)
Olivia and Fitz have had their intimate moments interrupted several times since the start of the series. In addition to the ones pictured above, we can recall Olivia and Fitz’s coitus interruptus by Cyrus (221), and Mellie’s intrusion upon Olitz’s morning make-out in the Oval (311). It is not the disturbance of their privacy that I find most interesting. No. Meaningful to me is the relationship between the Olitz and disturber; the context in which the disturbance happens; as well as how Olivia and Fitz reaction tell a story about the state of their relationship. For those reasons Sweet Baby (101) and Heavy Is The Head (501) are worth discussing because of the parallels and progress they present.
Hey taylorswift we saw you on the 24th June in Manchester! We had the most amazing day ever (the best day of my life so far!) we had signs of the Cheshire cats and were sat in block 108 and especially during ‘you are in love’ it looked like you were looking directly at us!! You also favourited the Manchester evening news tweet and our picture (8th pic in this collage) was the main and first picture that came up which means that you’ve seen our outfits OMG😱😭 we hope that one day, we can meet you finally and thank you for everything you’ve done for us and PLEASE COME BACK TO ENGLAND SOON🇬🇧 I love you SO much,
Hello Taylor!😊 It is Valentina and I am a 17 years old girl who lives in Santiago, Chile 🇨🇱 (Latinamerica).
Well Taylor so you basically have been my role model and idol and inspiration for at least five years now. I cannot recall when I exactly became a swiftie but I remember certain things like having a school project in 2010 where we had to make a website about anything and of course I had represent T Swift and I recall that Hey Stephen was my favorite song back then and that Speak Now was not out yet hahahhahah💕. I also remember making a Facebook page in 2012 but it got deleted by some sort of weird reason and I never got the page back but it was so fun and people even helped me tweeting stuff🌚 And ofc I remember the albums releasing days. I also joined Instagram and tumblr and thanks to you Taylor I have met incredible people who are the best and that I can always count on, they make me so happy💖 And I am so thankful for that, if it was not for you I would never have had started talking to them. Thank you Taylor and not only for that, thank you for being you, for never failing on making me smile and for basically changing my life in the best way possible. You have thought me so many things. You have helped me be less insecure about myself, you have thought me to stand up for myself and to never give up and work hard for my dreams even though they sometimes look so far away and that if something bad happens I have to use all that pain to dream bigger, work harder and not let it destroy me. That I am not the opinion of someone who does not know me and to shake haters off. In addition to all this you inspired me to draw and I am not kidding when I say that the first portrait I decided to do in my free time is one of you (although it looks awful and does not even look like you hahahah 😂😂)
That you ever noticed me looked like something impossible a year ago and getting followed even more but it did happen and I AM STILL FREAKING OUT OMG JRHDKD. You followed me on May 23 and also one time when you were taylurking you tweeted twice a collage that had a picture of me. (Yeah I did cry of happiness 🙈 ) AND I THINK I GOT SO EXCITED THAT THE NEIGHBORS LISTENED AND EVEN MY TEACHER KNOWS 😂😂😂 and uhm I think I may have influenced a little bit on my family and people who know me because everything they see something about you they tell me and some of them even sing along to your songs 😌. And talking about sing along something I have been waiting for a long time is to see you in concert. I have never had the chance. I hope this changes someday and that one day I can see the girl who changed my life ( I tend to consider her as my sister and one of my best friends and my mom and aunt at the same time) sing my favorite songs and that I can sing them too at the top of my lungs not through a screen but in person. And I hope that someday I get to meet you Taylor 💕💜❤️I LOVE YOU SO MUCH ❤️💜
PS: I may may not have gotten emotional while collecting this pictures and putting them together.
PS2: my friends, when they can, they always try to give me as a birthday present (which is on January 17, yes ikr Adam’s birthday is on the SaME DAY ODNSK) merch or Taylor related stuff and by accident two of them gave me as a present a calendar so I have 2 calendars which is perfect because I have an excuse to have a calendar in a room which is not mine hahahahhaa I win 😋
Hey guys!! I’ve reached 500 followers so here goes my first official follow forever! I’ve compiled a list of great blogs below! Please please check them out! They’re all great people! Mutuals are bolded!
* This is a long list, but for my first follow forever I wanted to include everyone. From blogs I admire to my lovely mutuals. <3 *