"All of this is typical girl-fear. Once you realize that The Exorcist is, essentially, the story of a 12-year-old who starts cussing, masturbating, and disobeying her mother—in other words, going through puberty—it becomes apparent to the feminist-minded viewer why two adult men are called in to slap her around for much of the third act. People are convinced that something spooky is going on with girls; that, once they reach a certain age, they lose their adorable innocence and start tapping into something powerful and forbidden. Little girls are sugar and spice, but women are just plain scary. And the moment a girl becomes a woman is the moment you fear her most. Which explains why the culture keeps telling this story." —

Rookie, The Season of the Witch

For readings on the correlation in horror between puberty and the monstrous, see:

(via bluntlyblue)



izzi-illustrates:

And a tiny sketchy first (maybe second?) year Harry as a bonus

izzi-illustrates:

And a tiny sketchy first (maybe second?) year Harry as a bonus


nuclearnyx:

my anaconda don’t want none

unless you DEFEAT THE HUNS, SON

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thexenosapien:

olitzme:

sirpastydick:

sirpastydick:

the struggle of being a woman of color in the media

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LISTEN THIS IS IMPORTANT BECAUSE THE ARTICLE IS ABOUT WOMEN IN TV AND THESE FUCKERS MADE MINDY KALING’S COVER BLACK AND WHITE THEY WHITEWASHED A BROWN GIRL IM SO TICKED

Looks familiar…

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WOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOW 0.0


attention all vegetarians  

peachtml:

a lot of people don’t know that mcdonalds fries contain beef in them and mcdonalds has been sued a long time ago for this but it’s still happening!!

the company says the “natural flavor” on the fries include beef flavoring

the official ingredients on the mcdonalds website for their french fries specifically says “natural beef flavoring”

even if you’re not a vegetarian or already know this, please reblog this and let people know 


sixpenceee:

sixpenceee:

Qian Hongyan was just four when she lost both her legs. A speeding trucker left her for dead as she crossed the main road in her village of Zhuangshang in southern China. 

For nearly two years Qian was immobile as she didn’t even have enough of her body left to sit up in a wheelchair. Doctors said her only hope of being able to move by herself again would be extensive surgery to allow her to be fitted with prosthetic limbs.Her parents couldn’t afford this treatment. 

Qian’s granddad Yuan came up with a simple but effective treatment to get her moving again. He took a basketball the village boys had discarded and cut a hole just big enough for tiny Qian to fit into, padded the inside with stiff floor mats from his car, then propped her up inside. All of a sudden Qian was able to stabilize herself and was able to by move herself by rolling the ball in any direction she wanted. She supported herself using wooden handles. 

From that day on Qian would not be stopped by any obstacle. She went back to school, started to play with her friends again, and started to get back the life of any girl her age. She began professional swimming training in 2007 and defied the odds of her double amputation to become one of the first members of the Yunnan Youth Swimming Club.

She won three gold medals in last year’s Yunnan Para Games and took a gold and two silver medals at the National Swimming Championship for the Disabled (Under 18) in 2009 before continuing impressively at this year’s Para Games.

SOURCE

I should have added this in the original post but after attention in the Chinese press, Qian traveled to Beijing to receive free artificial limbs at the China Rehabilitation Research Center, a center that has been providing help to the disabled in China for over 20 years. At 18 years old she is ready for her full adult prosthetics. 



lyndez:

whethervane:

rufftoon:

First look of Popeye/ CG animation test 

The animation starts at 2:00. The opening is pretty interesting to listen to as well.

The movements. Sooooo cartoony!!

HOLY SHIT LOOK AT THIS!!!! LOOK AT THIS!!!!! oh my GOD i was so mesmerized by Olive the entire time…. WOW!!!!! WOWWWWWWWWW

Oh man whoever animated olive I WANT TO KISS YOU ON THE MOUTH

http://rufftoon.tumblr.com/post/97837447528/first-look-of-popeye-cg-animation-test-the rufftoon

jarelldbouie:

sodomymcscurvylegs:

maisiewilliams:

there’s all this white space suddenly showing up under single picture posts??? like this

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is this happening to anyone else?

YES! IT IS! IT’S SUPER FUCKING ANNOYING!

I thought I was the only one this was happening to! But I think I found a way to fix it. Go to settings>dashboard>enable full size photos.


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