what a line up!

What’s astonishing even now is to look at the cast line-up of Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Not just Buffy herself, but also best friend Willow the witch, Willow’s girlfriend Tara, nemesis-come-wary-ally Cordelia, ex-demon Anya, mother-in-a-trying-situation Joyce and latterly, the mystically-created sister Dawn.

So often now, a “strong woman” in a TV show or a movie will be almost entirely isolated from other women - from Katniss Everdeen trying to survive the Hunger Games to Sandra Bullock’s character in Gravity, from Carrie Mathison in Homeland to Daenerys Targaryan in Game of Thrones - female friendship, let alone having conversations with several women, seems utterly impossible for many of today’s female characters.

What Buffy showed us is that having one strong female character per show - even if she’s well-written, interesting and complex - just isn’t enough. After all, you can’t pass the Bechdel Test with just one woman in the cast.

When I first saw Buffy the Vampire Slayer, I naively thought it would spell the beginning of a new wave of television and movies - ones where the women characters could be written as well as the men, where women would take the lead as often as men and where they would be surrounded by many other female characters.

It hasn’t happened yet. But I continue to hope that it will. And until we’ve made TV like that, Buffy will continue to seem new, fresh and revolutionary

- Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Legacy of the Teen Heroine

anonymous asked:

what's the worse pick up line you've ever heard? someone today told me I looked as cheesy as the moon and I gagged

i don’t know off the top of my head but probably smth karen has said to me

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I knew something was wrong with him the first time I met him. I’m just foolish enough not to listen to myself right then. 

i just finished reading the latest translated chapter available of killing stalking and man, it’s already ruining my life! ;A; i wanted to practice drawing all of them and had intended to just post seungbabe but then this wip of the most terrible man on earth nagged at me so there have a contrast of good and evil

Genji: It is not too late to change your course, brother.

Hanzo:

  • 707: Ha I'm a piece of trash
  • MC: As someone who cares deeply about the environment, I am obligated to pick you up. Is 6 okay?

“why do you use crayola colored pencils and copy paper”

“why do you use ms paint and paint.net”

“why do you draw with a mouse and not a tablet”

“why don’t you use a good digital camera and not your laptop/camera phone”

“stop showing me a picture of an empty wallet”

FUCKING WALNUT TREE

For those of you who are a little confused, a bit about Harry and RBB.

Last year (around 16 december 2015) the rbb/sbb twitter account posted this:

14 december 2016, we got this tweet and photo:

as far as I know, we were mostly joking about this and laughing at his “Can you help me find a job?” comment. Then, a few days later (20 december 2016), Harry showed up in a beary warm coat:

hence a flood of RBB jokes, because ha.

Two days later, Harry shows up at The Bear’s Head Inn:

At this point we were all joking about “nut tree”, a thing that happened at an otra show in Dublin on october 17th 2015, where rbb and sbb were absent, but this was there:

 AND TODAY, the 23rd of december, 2016, Harry Rbb Styles shows up here:

Fucking Walnut Tree. Right. (I’m probably missing stuff and then there’s also the bonus of rbb showing up with military gear, and hey, guess who turns out to be starring in a war movie…but yes)  either way, WHAT A COINCIDENCES

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