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January 2016. There’s a bench at the top of Primrose Hill, in London, that looks out over the skyline of the city. If you’d passed by it one winter night, you might have seen him sitting there. A lanky guy in a wool hat, overcoat and jogging pants, hands thrust deep into his pockets. Harry Styles had a lot on his mind. He had spent five years as the buoyant fan favorite in One Direction; now, an uncertain future stretched out in front of him. The band had announced an indefinite hiatus. The white noise of adulation was gone, replaced by the hushed sound of the city below.

The fame visited upon Harry Styles in his years with One D was a special kind of mania. With a self-effacing smile, a hint of darkness and the hair invariably described as “tousled,” he became a canvas onto which millions of fans pitched their hopes and dreams. Hell, when he pulled over to the side of the 101 freeway in L.A. and discreetly threw up, the spot became a fan shrine. It’s said the puke was even sold on eBay like pieces of the Berlin Wall. Paul McCartney has interviewed him. Then there was the unauthorized fan-fiction series featuring a punky, sexed-up version of “Harry Styles.” A billion readers followed his virtual exploits. (“Didn’t read it,” comments the nonfiction Styles, “but I hope he gets more than me.”)

But at the height of One D–mania, Styles took a step back. For many, 2016 was a year of lost musical heroes and a toxic new world order. For Styles, it was a search for a new identity that began on that bench overlooking London. What would a solo Harry Styles sound like? A plan came into focus. A song cycle about women and relationships. Ten songs. More of a rock sound. A bold single-color cover to match the working title: Pink. (He quotes the Clash’s Paul Simonon: “Pink is the only true rock & roll colour.”) Many of the details would change over the coming year – including the title, which would end up as Harry Styles – but one word stuck in his head.

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The 5th House and Your “Type”

The 5th house rules creativity/creative expression, sex, children, fun and how you approach it, romance and relationships (note: this is different from the 7th house. The 5th house is fun partnerships and people who are enjoyable to be around. 7th house partnerships are more about learning a complementary piece of yourself and aren’t always as lighthearted). I’ve found it also tends to rule the type of person you always seem to find yourself attracted to or crushing on. The traits your type could have depend on the sign on and/or planets in your 5th house.

I also recommend looking at both the sign and the planet that construct your 5th house (if your 5th house is empty don’t worry about this). For example, I have a Sagittarius Mars in the 5th house so I would read both the Mars in 5th and Sagittarius 5th house. I’d then put both descriptions together like my type could be someone who is a leader, has a broad world view, is playful with and inspiring to kids, and has a drive to do something in life. You could further synthesize this down to archetypes, like mine might be a camp counselor, a teacher/professor, or a humanitarian. 

Aries 5th house / Mars in 5th - Leaders, people who take initiative, active, someone with a strong drive, energetic, chasers, risk takers, someone athletic, someone who is a go-getter, bold, possibly aggressive, loud, playful with kids, spontaneous, exciting, expressive

Taurus 5th house / Venus in 5th - Professional aesthetes, artists and musicians, wealthy, people who live a life of luxury, creative, relaxed, charming, physically attractive, sensual, affectionate, might be lazy, spoils children

Gemini 5th house / Mercury in 5th - Inventors, creative minds, thinkers, talkative, people who could talk all day about their interests, engineers, bright, people who can’t sit still, quick witted, funny, always inspiring children to learn

Cancer 5th house / Moon in 5th - Homebodies, nurturers, caring, calming, protective, emotionally expressive/available, people who don’t mind taking care of others, sensitive, warm, safe, supportive, a true caretaker of children

Leo 5th house / Sun in 5th - Actors/Actresses, vibrant, dramatic, melodramatic, fun loving, expressive, confident, encouraging, people who live life to the fullest, glamorous, enthusiastic, someone always ready to go out and have fun, lively, encourages children to express themselves

Virgo 5th house / Mercury in 5th - Organizers, quick thinkers, logical, sensible, smart, someone who always has a plan, people who know what’s best, practical, knowledgeable, people who know how to throw the perfect surprise, ensures a stable environment for children

Libra 5th house / Venus in 5th - Charmers, flirty, kind, sophisticated, polite, well mannered, someone who can charm your pants off, fair, people who have a way with words, people who know how to get what they want, pretty, does what they can to keep children happy

Scorpio 5th house / Pluto in 5th - The Mysterious, dark, possibly secretive, people who are more than they seem, someone in tune with themselves and others, possessive, clingy, someone who finds catharsis in fun, holds children dear to them and always keeps them as close as they can

Sagittarius 5th house / Jupiter in 5th - Intellectuals, philosophers, the enlightened, world travelers, someone who can broaden your perspective, lighthearted, respectful and respectable, people always looking for new experiences, adventurous, tries to show children the wonders of life

Capricorn 5th house / Saturn in 5th - The Dedicated, hard workers, mature, people who take their time, people who take a bit of warming up but end up being the most fun, someone strict but with good intentions, committed, wants what is best for children even if it means being a bit controlling 

Aquarius 5th house / Uranus in 5th - The Unusual, rebels, someone who can be relatively transitory, someone who challenges who you are and your beliefs, someone who always brings something new, original, experimenters, independent, a friend, encourages children to explore and learn through experience

Pisces 5th house / Neptune in 5th - The Ingenue, healers, imaginative, elusive, people you think you can save or can save you, dreamers, someone who seems like all your dreams come true, confusing, lost, people whose love is pure, will do anything they can for the sake of a child

With an artist like Prince, all you wanted to do was know more. And that mystery – it’s why those people are so magical! Like, fuck, I don’t know what Prince eats for breakfast. That mystery  …  it’s just what I like. More than ‘do you keep a mystery alive?’ – it’s not that. I like to separate my personal life and work. It helps, I think, for me to compartmentalize. It’s not about trying to make my career longer, like I’m trying to be this 'mysterious character,’ because I’m not. When I go home, I feel like the same person I was at school. You can’t expect to keep that if you show everything. There’s the work and the personal stuff, and going between the two is my favorite shit. It’s amazing to me.
♡ relationship dynamics in astrology ♡

Astrology can show some insight on your relationship dynamics with others. The relationships described can either be platonic or romantic, since both types of relationships can run deeply between two people. Be sure to look at other elements of your chart, for this post illustrates the connections between the 7th House and 8th House. If you would like to check your relationships with lovers, check the 5th House. if you would like to check your relationship with friends, check the 11th House. You can gain a further understanding of your relationships with others when you are able to piece these areas together.

If you have two signs ruling the 7th and 8th House, you may find that you can’t disconnect your intimate needs from your one-on-one interactions. This may prove to be very difficult since it is hard to achieve intimacy with another person right away. With that in mind, there is a struggle in maintaining a functional relationship dynamic.

If you have your 7th House intercepted, you can struggle to start one-on-one interactions easily. What you ideally want in your one-on-one interactions can be unstable. If you have your 8th House intercepted, you can struggle to have intimate relationships with others.

7th House ruled by Aries//8th House ruled by Taurus: Your one-on-one interactions with others are generally very passionate and fun. There can be a lot of arguments and fun debates with who you talk to. There is a focus on keeping the relationship spicy, dynamic, and relevant to you. However, with your relationships, you intimately need stability and calmness if you want your relationships to be significant to you. People can leave you once you try to calm down the fiery dynamic of your relationship or can stay to stabilize your relationship with them. People may also try to leave you if you aren’t able to settle down the passion in your relationship and calm the the relationship dynamic down.

7th House ruled by Taurus//8th ruled by Gemini: Your one-on-one interactions with others are generally very slow-paced and steady. There are rarely arguments, and if there are any, they are eliminated immediately to keep things calm. There is a focus on comfort, and you like to keep your relationships in the comfort zone. However, with your relationships, you intimately need constant communication and change if you want your relationships to be significant to you. People can leave you once you try to get out of the comfort zone and communicate more or can stay in your relationship and keep a intelligent conversation. People may also try to leave you if you aren’t able to get out of your comfort zone and open your mind to different opinions.

7th House ruled by Gemini//8th ruled by Cancer: Your one-on-one interactions with others are generally very talkative, intelligent, and fun. There’s a lot of logical communication and learning, and you try your best to keep your emotions out of sight with others. There is a focus on talking and having fun. However, with your relationships, you intimately need a deep, nurturing emotional connections if you want your relationships to be significant to you. People can leave you once you try to move past the logic and delve into their emotions or stay to emotionally understand you. People may also try to leave you if you aren’t able to take their emotions into account and to see that logic doesn’t give you the whole picture.

7th House ruled by Cancer//8th ruled by Leo: Your one-on-one interactions with others are generally very nurturing, emotional, and soft. You are able to express yourself emotionally with others, and you like to focus and help others emotionally. There is a focus on feeling good and gentle with each other. However, with your relationships, you intimately need to feel that you are important and to be validated for your talents if you want your relationship to be significant to you. People can leave you once you try to make yourself feel recognized or stay to validate you for what you do. People may also try to leave you if you don’t directly work to get validation for your talents, because usually, you may try to get such validation passive-aggressively.

7th House ruled by Leo//8th ruled by Virgo: Your one-on-one interactions with others are often fun, creative, and spontaneous. You are able to have fun and be spontaneous with others, and you like to focus on creatively empowering yourself and the people you interact with. There is a focus on yourself. However, with your relationships, you intimately need to realize that instead of solely serving yourself, you need to serve others if you want any of your relationships to be significant. People can leave you once you try to get past your creative endeavors or stay to keep you aligned. People may also leave you if you refuse to acknowledge others and fail to realize that a relationship does not revolve around you.

7th House ruled by Virgo//8th ruled by Libra: Your one-on-one interactions with others are often meticulous, intelligent, and dynamic. You are able to have a nice, comfortable routine with others, and you like to plan and organize the dynamic of your relationships. There is a focus on being punctual and detailed in your one-on-one interactions. However, with your relationships, you intimately need to see the beautiful, rather than efficient way of life if you want your relationships to be significant to you. You may feel unloved or unattractive in your relationships. People may leave you once you try to loosen up and have fun or stay to let you indulge and please you. People may also leave if you refuse to relax and fail to slow down and see the beauty of the world.

7th House ruled by Libra//8th ruled by Scorpio: Your one-on-one interactions with others tend to be very social, charming, and equal. You are able to have a nice, balanced relationship with others, and you like to compromise and please others. There is a focus on keeping things peaceful. However, with your relationships, you intimately need to realize that peace doesn’t last forever and that conflict will inevitably occur if you want your relationships to be significant to you. People may leave you once you openly express your discontent or say to make your relationship stronger due to resolved conflict. People may also leave if you choose to stay passive-aggressive, actively trying to keep your relationship peaceful, but also shallow.

7th House ruled by Scorpio//8th ruled by Sagittarius: Your one-on-one interactions with others tend to be very intimate, deep, and secretive. You are able to have a deep, transformative relationship with others and you like to intimately know others. There is a focus of knowing everything about someone. However, with your relationships, you intimately need to keep your relationships fun, adventurous, and lightly mysterious to you if you want your relationships to be significant to you. People may leave you once you try to lighten up your relationship or stay to keep your relationship fun and light-hearted. People may also leave if you choose to keep your relationship heavy and dark with a pessimistic, suffocating dynamic.

7th House ruled by Sagittarius//8th House ruled by Capricorn: Your one-on-one interactions with others tend to be very fun, adventurous, and light-hearted. You are able to have a humorous, not-so-serious relationship with others and you like to escape responsibilities. There is a focus on not worrying and just having fun. However, with your relationships, you intimately need to implement responsibility and practicality if you want your relationships to be practical to you. People may leave you once you try to take the fun out of your relationships or stay to keep you responsible and grounded. People may also leave if you choose to run away from your problems and responsibilities, ultimately making you an individual that is irresponsible and potentially harmful to others.

7th House ruled by Capricorn//8th House ruled by Aquarius: Your one-on-one interactions with others tend to be very serious, practical and perhaps productive. You are able to have a functional relationships with others and you like to keep your relationships under control. There is a focus on keeping things in line. However, with your relationships, you intimately need to accept sudden changes and excitement if you want your relationships to be significant to you. People may leave you once you try to make your relationships more unpredictable or stay to keep the relationship dynamic exciting. People may also leave if you choose to restrict your relationships to be boring, static, and strongly restricted due to your fear of change.

7th House ruled by Aquarius//8th House ruled by Pisces: Your one-on-one interactions with others tend to be very quirky, weird, and exciting. You are able to have dynamic, unpredictable relationships with others and you like to keep your relationships different and interesting. There is a focus on variety, rationality, and logic. However, with your relationships, you intimately need to be irrationally compassionate with others if you want your relationships to be significant to you. People may leave once you try to become subconsciously and deeply close or stay to establish a truly compassionate relationship with you. People may also leave if you refuse to be to irrational to help others, for refusing can lead to an awkward detachment to others.

7th House ruled by Pisces//8th House ruled by Aries: Your one-on-one interactions with others tend to be very compassionate, creative, and dreamy. You are able to have kind, gently relationships with others and you like to keep your relationships relaxing. There is a focus on keeping things easygoing. However, with your relationships, you intimately need things to be straightforward, direct, and conflicting if you want your relationships to be significant to you. People may leave once you try to start needed arguments or stay to strengthen your relationships through helpful confrontations. People may also leave if you refuse to be clear, for being unclear can result in a lot of confusion and passive-aggression between each other.

“With an artist like Prince,” he says, “all you wanted to do was know more. And that mystery – it’s why those people are so magical! Like, fuck, I don’t know what Prince eats for breakfast. That mystery  …  it’s just what I like.”

Styles pauses, savoring the idea of the unknown. He looks at my digital recorder like a barely invited guest. “More than ‘do you keep a mystery alive?’ – it’s not that. I like to separate my personal life and work. It helps, I think, for me to compartmentalize. It’s not about trying to make my career longer, like I’m trying to be this ‘mysterious character,’ because I’m not. When I go home, I feel like the same person I was at school. You can’t expect to keep that if you show everything. There’s the work and the personal stuff, and going between the two is my favorite shit. It’s amazing to me.”

Yall remember *NSYNC?

Remember how they (along with the backstreet boys) were the most popular boybands worldwide during the late 90s and into the millennium?

Remember the member Lance Bass?

Remember how he dated Danielle Fishel and they were “so in love”?

Remember how after they broke up, he exclusively dated women?

Remember all the rumors he had about him not being straight?

Remember when TMZ and Perez Hilton started following him around?

Remember when shortly after all this he came out as gay 4 years after *NSYNC disbanded?


Remember the reasons he gave as to why he didn’t come out a lot sooner than he did?

Do you think people told his speculators back then that they were delusional just like they tell Kaisoo shippers that now?

I bet they did, but in the end:

I rest my case.

so I really enjoyed binge watching gravity falls all over again but there’s one particular thing that I noticed about dipper that literally broke my heart and that’s how he seems so alienated from the world. like, he thinks the only thing he will ever be is the “smart one” and he’s so scared when it seems like ppl are not taking him seriously. he thinks he has to gain other ppl’s affection by being super clever because he’s not as funny as mabel or as chill as wendy or as cool as robbie and he’s so self conscious about it, it breaks my heart. he knows really well he’s different from the others kids and just can’t ignore and glorify it as mabel does so he tries to keep his mind busy with the mysterious stuff to avoid thinking about it but every time someone makes him notice that, he falls apart and alienates himself in the quietest and saddest way ever for a 12 y/o and I wanna die

anonymous asked:

I feel like the Gravebone fandom is not taking enough advantage of historically accurate men's underwear. Where are the union suits with the "Kenosha-Klosed-Krotch" like in the Leyendecker ads? Where are the sock garters and hole-proof hosiery? The B.V.D.s? The underwear with buttons in the front and tie strings on the back or side to adjust for fit (WWI military style)? Fandom needs to up its game.

It’s a challenge to truly describe the beauty that is early 20th century men’s undergarments in fanfiction as we, the writers and the readers, usually want to get to the good juicy bits of heated gazes and lingering touches and breaths that are both quickened and slowed and stopped all together, rather than begin a deluge of descriptions in an attempt to capture the most sensual and accurate way to untangle a man’s girth and naked form from his layers of cotton that most of us are unfamiliar with historically as well as in practical terms. 

(And my guess is the magical world in the US probably had their own types of underwear, seeing as they had their own fashion styles, which differed from no-maj society.)

That said, I did go a googling for a little bit and found some lovely pictures that I will now place here–under the cut–because of reasons that are valid and have nothing to do with wanting to see Colin Farrell in garters and full body tighty whities. (Also this is a little informative article on the history of men’s underwear that I found pretty interesting to read.)

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Sorry, but the strongest and most admirable character on OUAT is Emma Swan.

The woman who was forced to grow up as an orphan, unloved and abandoned and alone, constantly screwed over by life, in particular by her first love, left pregnant in jail, practically forced to give up her child for adoption, without any hope of ever finding a home or people who would actually care for her and not screw her over… and still remained gentle and caring for other people, supportive of total strangers, good at heart, brave and constantly fighting against oppression, ready to give everything for the ones she loves, even if it means that she has to give up everything, even herself. And never blaming anyone else for the shit that kept and keeps happening to her - not fate, not bad luck or some mysterious author pulling the strings.

The strongest and most admirable character is NOT her abuser. Not the woman who tried to murder her and her loved ones multiple times. Not the woman who always takes the easy way out and constantly whines about her undeserved bad luck and how everyone always tries to screw her over. NO.

It’s Emma Swan. Emma FUCKING Swan.

Thank you and good night.