I think he had a desire to, but I think he was too inhibited,’ Ono said, before clarifying. "No, not inhibited. He said, ‘I don’t mind if there’s an incredibly attractive guy.’ It’s very difficult: they would have to be not just physically attractive, but mentally very advanced too. And you can’t find people like that.
Hussie, John/Rose, and the Romantic Entanglements of Fictional Children
So it has come to my attention that this picture
has been cropping up in some of the more, shall we say, less savory circles of Homestuck fans. You know the ones. They’ve been spreading this image around recently as a sort of trump card to everyone who ships Johnrose, almost bragging about how Hussie himself called out this ship as being ridiculous. And yes, it would appear so: this quote is in fact real, and it is quite obviously a mockery.
So for now, lets set aside the fact that Hussie is an unreliable source who trolls his fans for shits and giggles. Lets set aside that he has actually hinted at Johnrose in canon before this comment was made, and knows damn well why people ship it beyond a simple ‘they’re in the same comic together.’ Lets set aside the fact that Hussie isn’t a moron and wouldn’t be so naive as to make such brazen hints without knowing exactly he was doing with those Johnrose pesterlogs. Lets just take him at his word. Ask yourself this one simple question:
WHY IN THE SWEET BALLBLAZING FUCK WOULD YOU EVER THINK HUSSIE KNOWS WHAT THE FUCK HE’S TALKING ABOUT?
Hussie cannot write romance. In my personal opinion, this is self-evident. His attempts at actual romance were haphazardly shitfucked clusterwhores selling themselves nickle and dime a pop on some dirty streetcorner.
They were clunky and poorly developed; rushed, lazy. They vacillated too often between being a boring affront blocking our way to the actual story and sitting on the backburner for so long that they were forgotten about entirely. They either never took risks or subverted the romance trope so far that it became an unrecognizable parody for both the concept and characters tragically forced to endure such blatant bullfuckery.
LET ME REITERATE: HUSSIE CANNOT WRITE ROMANCE. AT ALL.
So why the hell would anyone possibly give even the slightest shit about what he wanted for the romance of his characters when he himself couldn’t write that romance worth a damn? There is a reason why 7/10 of the top ships on Homestuck’s AO3 page aren’t canon. There is a reason why other ships before them have DOMINATED the Homestuck cultural sphere in it’s entirety. People wanted to put together characters that made for INTERESTING STORIES, not because they had MATCHING GENITALIA.
Davekat is widely reviled by the fandom at this point: even its own shippers largely hate how it was handled in canon, and think they deserved better (which, for the record, THEY FUCKING DID.) Rosemary is only a staple of most because they were the first canonical gay couple, and, of course, therefore falls under the category of a ‘Tumblr Logic’ ship. Jake and Dirk have only stayed popular because of the wonderful fan content that did them justice in fleshing out their relationship (looking at you @dirkar), and not Hussie’s halfassed and, frankly, offensive portrayal thereof.
Hussie didn’t write an interesting romantic story with the characters he wanted together: that much has been made more than clear to more than enough people.
“Shut Up and Kiss Me”
GOOD MORNING EVERYONE IM JACE AND HE FIRST THING I DO WHEN I WAKE UP IS EAT RAMEN AND DRAW GAYS :‘DD
Im secretly hoping no one knows who these guys are but if you do pls ship this with me jOIN ME IN THIS SHIPPING H E L L TvT
YOU GUYS ARE AMAZING ADSFHDSFJ THANK YOU LOVELIES I FEEL MUCH LESS ALONE (as im sure the anon does too) much love to ya :) It’s nice to see shippers with no hate to another ship bc they support them too!!! *I still dont want it in the tag sorry
While you and I are on opposite sides of the Larry divide, and I know you hate me and my kind, I appreciated your take down of that horrendous post about how it's so much hard now than in the 80s. I was a queer teenager in the fucking 80s and let me tell you, that post was total bullshit. Like Hamilton says, "DON'T LECTURE ME ABOUT THE WAR, YOU DIDN'T FIGHT IN IT." Don't fucking tell me how it was, I lived it. I watched my friends and community die.
My uncle has HIV that he got in the 80s and he’s almost died from it way too many times, so it hits a little close to home. Also, I love your Hamilton reference, A++ choice.
Hey guys! General update because it’s been literal months: with a ton of free time this summer approaching, I’m hoping to get active on here once more! (At the very least because I have 4k words just sitting in a folder of a fic from last year I’m still proud of and want to finish.)
Hope to finally catch up on any awesome fic and art I may have missed (or have read and squealed over and just not reblogged yet *cough*anythingbytheragingthespian*cough*) and maybe fill out some of those prompts in my inbox from, you know, a year ago.
And as always: ships on my blog will be tagged, and Danvers sisters is forever most important. Glad to be back! (And don’t be afraid to hold me to this)
ALRIGHT! Thanks to this Do No Harm kick this fandom has been on and thanks to specific people *coughcough @thisstableground cough* I’ve been utterly IN LOVE with this whole crossover of Ruben living in the barrio and being happy. One of the things I want more of in this crossover is Sonny and Ruben friendship because I think it could be REALLY cute. And I rewatched some clips of Matilda and my AU brain started cranking and THIS HAPPENED SO YOU GET TO SUFFER WITH ME!! *throws post at your face* (Also, if you have no idea what I’m talking about just look for Do No Harm stuff on my blog or the blog listed above or on tumblr in general; you’ll find what you need)