A Friendly Reminder

All I can say is that this is 100% itachisdeadlover‘s fault that this exists.

They posted this gem and then encouraged my first Naruto drabble. This may be terrible, and I may be way off base on Shino’s character since this is my first time really writing him, but I am awfully amused so hopefully you will be to.

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“Which Sondheim Musical Are You?” quizzes be like

What’s your favorite thing to do?

  1. Read fairy tales
  2. Paint
  3. Waltz
  4. Whistle
  5. Search for love
  6. Reunite with old friends
  7. Alienate old friends
  8. Murder my customers
  9. Murder the President of the United States of America
  10. Invade Japan
Anna Kendrick's Hope After 30: Learn to Make a Pie Crust
Plus, her motto: Don't be a pretentious f*ckface.

Pitch Perfect 2 has completely dominated the box office. Do you think this will usher in more female-centric movies?

I have no idea. We’re riding the wave more than creating it, which is fine by me.

What does it mean to you to be 30?

I guess I’ll find out in a lot of ways. I started calling myself 30 when I turned 29. I feel really ready for it. I feel like in your twenties you have to put up with a lot of bullshit. I know you have to in your thirties as well, but you can always say, You know what? I’m 30-goddamned-years-old, so I’m going to go home before 2 a.m. because I can. I’m excited for that.

Why did you jump to 30 when you turned 29? Have you always done that with age or is there something about turning 30?

My Mom always did that—to such a degree that I can’t ever remember how old she is because she always bumps it up a year. I’d never done it before, but 29 felt like I was desperately clinging to my twenties, and I didn’t feel the need to do that, so I just started saying I was 30.

When you were 13, what did you dream of doing or being by the time you were 30?

I guess I always wanted to be doing this. I remember when I was getting ready to perform at the Oscars with Neil Patrick Harris, I ran into James Cordon from Into the Woods, and I told him how nervous I was and he said, “You have to enjoy yourself because the 13-year-old you would punch yourself if you didn’t.” I try to keep that in mind. I think that’s really great advice for everybody. To enjoy yourself in the good moments, and to push yourself in the hard moments.

I know you’ve been in the business for a long time, but was there ever a point where you thought you’d do something else?

I got some terrible advice when I was really young, which was to not have a back-up plan. It really is terrible advice, but I followed it. I had this singularity of focus. I never got to the point where I ever considered seriously doing something else.

Tell us about how you’ve accomplished so much by this age. What’s the secret to your success?

I don’t know. I don’t really have a serious answer for that. I’m trying to think of a funny answer because so much of it is dumb luck and hard work and some kind of magical mixture of the two. If I had a secret to success, I’d make a lot of money writing a book about it.

What’s next for you? Lay out this upcoming year.

For the first time in a long time, I don’t have my next film planned, which is a good feeling because I haven’t had more than a couple weeks off in like three years. I’m hoping to take the time to actually live in my own house for a month or something. That would be really nice.

I can imagine. When was the last time you went on a full-blown vacation?

Getting to be in my own home is my vacation. I’d really like to do that. I travel for work all the time, so thinking of packing up my life to go somewhere else to sit and go, “Shit, I forgot to take care of that thing in L.A.,” would just be more stressful.

When you have that stretch of time off, that month at home, how do you think you’ll spend it?

Hopefully cooking. I’m like maybe 10% of a better cook than I was a year ago, and I’m hoping to up that percentage. I’m still pretty useless, but I’d like to be somebody who understands how to prepare food like a normal human, not to just live off of cereal and yogurt.

Is there a dish you’d love to master, or one that you already have a good handle on?

My grandmother made pie crust from scratch that was famous. She tried to teach me once before she passed and she yelled at me a lot, which was kind of scary and funny. I’d like to make a decent apple pie, that’s pretty classic.

What do you hope to have accomplished 30 years from now?

I just hope that I’m still working and enjoying it. I guess that’s what I hope I never lose sight of, that this is all supposed to be fun. This is my dream. I never want to get to a place where I feel like I have to work just to keep with the Joneses or something. I hope I’m still enjoying it.

Are there times now when you’re doing maybe a not-so-fun aspect of your job where you have to remind yourself that you are living your dream?

I don’t know. I suppose everyone does, I don’t know.

Do you think 30 year olds are different today than they were in 1985? How so?

I don’t know. I guess I would have to ask my Mom. Maybe they had bigger hair back then?

Do you have a motto/mantra?

I can’t think of anything that wouldn’t make me sound like a pretentious fuckface. Maybe that should be my motto: Don’t be a pretentious fuckface.

‘W-what are you two doing? I thought we were supposed to watch the movie.’

‘Cause we will.’

‘But you’re playing with your phone!’

‘I need to check something. Give me a minute.’

‘Tauriel, tell him something, please.’

‘Wait Kili. I need to finish the article.’

‘Oh gosh! Are you going to read the magazine now?!’

‘Hey, Fili, did you notice that Kili is a nice pillow.’

‘Yes, indeed. Very nice.’

‘Can you sit normal, please? Like people used to sit?’

‘Shush Kili, eat your pop-corn. Seems we finally found good use for Kili’s chubby belly.’

‘Oh, there are many good ways how to use it, Tauriel. Well, what I can say, you already know it.’

‘Would you like to stop this ridiculous conversation and listen to-’

‘Tell your boyfriend to not interrupt.’

‘He’s not my boyfriend. I thought he’s yours.’

‘OH, FOR GOD’S SAKE! Would you just shut up already, so we can watch the movie?!’

alkjira suggested Kili’s chubby belly as pillow :3 I couldn’t decide so both Fili and Tauriel found it nice.