churlishrevelry:

Our school has this “Stone Tablet Policy” which basically says that there is no excuse for not turning in your assignments and that you must turn them in even if you have to carve it into a stone tablet.

So this kid carved his 8 page essay about California drug laws into $70 worth of limestone.

Could’ve just bought a new printer. No? Okay.

(Source: mythandmagica)

If I am ever to die, I swear, it’ll be from overworking myself.

On a side note: kind of funny how she never responded back. Oh well I guess.

Anonymous asked: I have nothing against you so I'm not sure why you thought that. I'm also not sure if you do know who this is a 100 percent, if anything I thought you would have hated hearing from me. But I did finish all The Lord of The Rings books, and I will definitely check out Dennis L. McKiernan’s works for sure!

There’s maybe three people you could be, but I’m pretty sure it’s Maggie.

Anonymous asked: I'm surprised you didn't guess who I was right away. Anyways It's probably best you don't know who I am. Glad to know you read the book. I often think of you when I read and I thought you may enjoy that book so I had to break our silence and tell you.

Oh I think I know who it is now. I thought you weren’t going to talk to me anymore after all that happened.

But yeah, they’re amazing. I know you tried reading Lord of the Rings or The Hobby, and if you liked them, you should try Dennis L. McKiernan’s works on Mithgar. They’re spectacular. My favorites to be sure.

Anonymous asked: This may come off a bit random and we haven't talked in many months but I'm taking a creative writing class in college and we have to read this book called Nine stories. It's a book by J.D Salinger and its an extraordinary combination of short stories and I believe you would really love the book. If you haven't already read it you should most definitely read it sometime!

I’ve no clue who you are but I’ve read the book and I have two copies of it, in fact. It’s a spectacular collection of short stories, they’re wonderful.

I have all of his novels actually, and all are a slice of brilliance.

Anonymous asked: Do you play any video games?

I play Dark Souls on the Xbox 360 and I used to play many many many more. I’m currently playing WoW on a private server with my best friend.

Anonymous asked: hey how's it going? you've been pretty inactive on here, i hope that's because you're busy with life and all that good (but also bad but hopefully more good) that it entails

Life is going very well, I don’t ever post anything any more because I just can’t find the time to transfer the things I write from my journals over to the internet.

Anonymous asked: I dreamt of you last night... Someone kept telling me "it's all connected, you know" and I couldn't for the life of me remember where i heard it.

That’s a quote from McKiernan’s duology “Hell’s Crucible” one of the characters, a warrow by the name Beau Darby says it to his best friend Tipperton Thistledoen several times throughout both books, Into The Forge, and Into The Fire.

I love Dennis L. McKiernan’s work.

Anonymous asked: Is your fiancé pregnant?

No.

WRITTEN BY A 21 YEAR OLD FEMALE.

PUT ME IN CHARGE …

Put me in charge of food stamps. I’d get rid of Lone Star cards; no cash for Ding Dongs or Ho Ho’s, just money for 50-pound bags of rice and beans, blocks of cheese and all the powdered milk you can haul away. If you want steak and frozen pizza, then get a job.

Put me in charge of Medicaid. The first thing I’d do is to get women Norplant birth control implants or tubal ligations. Then, we’ll test recipients for drugs, alcohol, and nicotine. If you want to reproduce or use drugs, alcohol, or smoke, then get a job.

Put me in charge of government housing. Ever live in a military barracks? You will maintain our property in a clean and good state of repair. Your home” will be subject to inspections anytime and possessions will be inventoried. If you want a plasma TV or Xbox 360, then get a job and your own place.

In addition, you will either present a check stub from a job each week or you will report to a “government” job. It may be cleaning the roadways of trash, painting and repairing public housing, whatever we find for you. We will sell your 22 inch rims and low profile tires and your blasting stereo and speakers and put that money toward the “common good..”

Before you write that I’ve violated someone’s rights, realize that all of the above is voluntary. If you want our money, accept our rules. Before you say that this would be “demeaning” and ruin their “self esteem,” consider that it wasn’t that long ago that taking someone else’s money for doing absolutely nothing was demeaning and lowered self esteem.

If we are expected to pay for other people’s mistakes we should at least attempt to make them learn from their bad choices. The current system rewards them for continuing to make bad choices.

AND While you are on Gov’t subsistence, you no longer can VOTE! Yes, that is correct. For you to vote would be a conflict of interest. You will voluntarily remove yourself from voting while you are receiving a Gov’t welfare check. If you want to vote, then get a job.

Now, if you have the guts - PASS IT ON…I WOULD REALLY LIKE TO GET THIS BACK, IF EVERYONE SENDS IT, I WILL GET OVER 220 BACK!!! I WOULD KNOW YOU SENT IT ON!!!

I literally don’t think my eyes could have rolled back farther into my head.  What a bunch of classist and racist bullshit. (via donnamosses)

I couldnt diasagree with you more. This is absolutley the best thing ive heard, also where did racism play into this at all?

(via karaeavis)

Preach it girl!

(via dirtymaxkindagirl)

This is the BEST thing I’ve ever read.

(via rebelflagflyin)

You’re fucking ignorant for playing the racism card. NO where in this post was she dissing on a specific race.

(via fuckyurrprettyface)

(Source: angryfeministbabe)

coolscar:

jellybabiesandjammiedodgers:

coolscar:

people who still look hot while making ugly faces are dangerous

image

That’s not who this post was about this man is literally hideous in every picture ever

vans-vs-toms:

sparkhed:

releasings:

This picture is in time with the average heart rate. What you’re hearing is the sound of your blood pumping, which you aren’t normally aware of. This picture tricks your mind into making yourself aware of your heart rate, so you hear it.

WOW

I’M SCARED


I have am extremely slow heartrate so this doesn’t work for me.

vans-vs-toms:

sparkhed:

releasings:

This picture is in time with the average heart rate. What you’re hearing is the sound of your blood pumping, which you aren’t normally aware of. This picture tricks your mind into making yourself aware of your heart rate, so you hear it.

WOW

I’M SCARED

I have am extremely slow heartrate so this doesn’t work for me.

(Source: ruoloc)

derekfistingstiles:

fuckyeah-nerdery:

motherfickle:

thebrokenhunterandhisbrokenangel:

worldofdrakan:

its-heaven-nowadays:

More Macklemore, less Robin Thicke.

And yet a huge percentage of Tumblr hates him. Not trying to be confrontational, but could someone please explain to me why this is?

Because he is a straight white guy and Tumblr isn’t always right. 

Yup. A lot of people like to ignore all the good things he does simply because he is part of the privileged. Never mind that he flat out acknowledges this in Same Love. (“I may not be the same, but that’s not important.”)

I agree. If Beyonce had sang Same Love or made pro-LGBT comments, people would be calling her “queen” and deifying her, but if a hetero does it, they get criticized as “showing their privileged” or trying to usurp the movement. It’s the same with other groups. There’s this mentality with some people that if you’re not oppressed like they are, then you need to butt out.

Here’s the thing though: civil rights movements do not exist in a vacuum. Do you think only African-Americans participated in marches and protests back in the 60s? Do you think everyone who marches in a gay pride parade is gay? Was Congress filled with LGBT and African-American senators and representatives when they passed the Matthew Shepard and James Byrd, Jr. Hate Crimes Prevention Act?

And of course I can never fully understand what those people go through. I’ll never have to worry about being spit on or cursed at for kissing a guy or holding his hand in public. I’ll never know the humiliation of being pulled over for being black or the fear of walking home from a convenience store at night. However, it doesn’t mean that I’m not going to speak out against discrimination and prejudice.

Now, let’s talking about Macklemore’s “Thrift Shop”. Here’s the thing that its critics don’t grok: the song isn’t just a “funny” song about shopping at Goodwill, it’s actually about consumerism. Here’s part of the song that illustrates this the best:

I hit the party and they stop in that mother fucker
They be like Oh that Gucci, thats hella tight
Im like Yo, thats fifty dollars for a t-shirt
Limited edition, lets do some simple addition
Fifty dollars for a t-shirt, thats just some ignorant bitch shit
I call that getting swindled and pimped, shit
I call that getting tricked by a business, that shirts hella don’t
And having the same one as six other people in this club is a hella don’t
Peep game, come take a look through my telescope
Trying to get girls from a brand? Man you hella wont, man you hella wont

Aside from anti-consumerism, the song is also about being yourself and finding your own style, as opposed to following the herd mentality of buying the most expensive, trendy clothes and shoes. Then there’s the possible positive impact this song had on thrift stores themselves. These places are non-profit and instead of pocketing the revenue (aside from what’s needed to cover operating costs), they funnel the money into charity and community programs and the like. I’m not sure if this has led to increased sales for those places, but at the very least, it’s probably helped to change the negative connotation associated with buying clothes from thrift stores.

Then again, this is Tumblr, so I’ll probably be shouted down or labeled something negative since I’m not towing the social justice brigade’s rhetoric.

I don’t care what anyone else thinks, I thought Macklemore was awesome from the start.  And what happened to the saying ‘it’s what’s inside that counts’?

It’s all well and good saying don’t judge a book by it’s cover, but it seems to be another to stop judging someone because of what they areon the outside and didn’t choose to be when they are making the most of it by using it for good, helping others and bringing awareness of really important issues.

Whenever I support feminism and LGBT rights; whenever I try and support equality of all sorts for every and all, I’m always confronted by someone actually suffering from that specific discrimination with them accusing me of not understanding, or that I’m simply following some trend, I can’t tell you how many times I’ve heard people tell me “you’re a white, straight, middle class man who isn’t living paycheck to paycheck” and then they use it against me as I’m in the wrong to try and help fight for what I believe in, in spite of my race, my upbringing, my luck financially (lord knows it was all luck for me).

Whenever someone asks me now if I support things like that, or if I stand against the waves of things that I don’t agree with, I usually don’t answer because I’m always beaten and battered out of it by the people I’m trying to fucking help.

Makes sense right?

jinkeu:

Robin Thicke - “Defined Lines”

A few students from my university created a Feminist critique of Robin Thicke’s Blurred Lines through a pretty damn hilarious parody of the video. Hope you all enjoy :-)

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