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I'm Jon. Increasingly fond of the term Queer. Increasingly concerned about myself. A ghost ate my everything burrito and I was sad but it was a dream about a dog.
I write stuff about Pop Culture and post in on a site called Theory Pop.
Contrary to popular belief, Chris Parnell did not perform my Brit Milah.
first official by-choice engagement announcement by someone i went to high school with. it begins.
i want realistic modern fantasy like
someone finding a dragon egg and livetweeting the process of trying to hatch it (with no prior knowledge on how a dragon egg should be hatched)
a guy selling an enchanted sword on craigslist
a tattoo artist who does spell runes but for really mundane stuff like conjuring a bound demonic pen or for summoning your keys
summoning a demon for the vine
selfies with mermaids
prank calling wizards
If you ever get sad, remember that there’s a mash-up of “Under the Sea” and “Ms. New Booty.”
- Daniel Radcliffe, on shooting Kill Your Darlings (via bartonfinks)
The American Hogwarts Houses
Look at your school of witchcraft and wizardry. Now look at mine. Now yours. Now back to mine. Sadly, your school is not mine, but if you all got off your broomsticks and started using a real sorcerer’s deodorant, it could smell like mine. Abracadabra! I’m a horse.
Bearglove is AWESOME. I am wearing it right now. Wolfthorn and Hawkridge are also pretty good, but I like Bearglove best.
I have not seen Foxcrest, but I am definitely picking it up when I do.
This was so beautiful that I had to put it up on my wall and examine it as if it were an exquisite piece of art.
"Manpain" by Anonymous
Above we have a quintessential example of early 21st Century prose by an aggrieved man. The author of this piece is unknown, but we can surmise by his inability to properly say “shit” to a woman and his assurance that he likes “admirable” female characters that he is most likely a “Nice Guy.”
The anonymous author employs deliberate obtuseness in order to provoke a reaction from his audience. Notice how he pretends no British individual supports the idea of a woman portraying the Doctor, despite clear evidence to the contrary, even amongst actors who have portrayed the titular character on the show. Then there is the stunning self-centeredness regarding his perception of third wave feminism; he is only interested in equality it grants him the “right” to hit the women whose arguments make him so incoherently angry that he is unable to rationally reply.
His final challenge attempts to trap the reader. Do we respond and grant him the audience and validation he so desperately seeks, or do we ignore him and let him believe he has won? But perhaps we have a third option: to turn the focus back on him and examine how his comments display his deep insecurity in his own sense of masculinity, something he feels can only be reclaimed by challenging a girl on the internet to a fight and preemptively declaring victory because he fears he cannot engage with her on an intellectual level.
a work of goddamn art oh my god
I’m really surprised at how often I feel the need to explain this.
There is nothing wrong with sex or sexual women. Just blandly written female characters who exisit explicitly for the male gaze.
So yeah, write stories about women and their sexuality and all the different complicated ways that relationship exists.
Just write stories about women and not a flimsy cardboard approximation of women.
drake came prepared for that boner with 2 shorts