don't bog me down, son

fckthestate:

bonsaibabe:

i dont think goosebumps books ever came into print i think they just mystically appeared in public school libraries one day already in mediocre condition

this sounds like a plot for a goosebumps book about goosebumps books


“Does it hurt?” asked the Rabbit.

“Sometimes,” said the Skin Horse, for he was always truthful. “When you are Real you don’t mind being hurt.”
“Does it happen all at once, like being wound up,” he asked, “or bit by bit?”
“It doesn’t happen all at once,” said the Skin Horse. “You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don’t matter at all, because once you are Real you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.”


- The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams, 1922

“Does it hurt?” asked the Rabbit.

“Sometimes,” said the Skin Horse, for he was always truthful. “When you are Real you don’t mind being hurt.”

“Does it happen all at once, like being wound up,” he asked, “or bit by bit?”

“It doesn’t happen all at once,” said the Skin Horse. “You become. It takes a long time. That’s why it doesn’t happen often to people who break easily, or have sharp edges, or who have to be carefully kept. Generally, by the time you are Real, most of your hair has been loved off, and your eyes drop out and you get loose in the joints and very shabby. But these things don’t matter at all, because once you are Real you can’t be ugly, except to people who don’t understand.”

- The Velveteen Rabbit by Margery Williams, 1922

thesuperfeyneednoshoes:

I can’t figure out a way to stylishly microblog this passage, but I’ve been raving happily about it to my friends for the last week, so I’m going to just post it with my favourite bits bolded. This is from Trainspotting by Irvine Welsh, which spent a lot more time…

you-wish-you-had-this-url:

rydenarmani:

shit boy its hot as hell out here someone bring me some fuckin lemonade

my favorite thing about the skeleton meme is we’ve all collectively decided on a speech pattern for them without realizing it

you-wish-you-had-this-url:

rydenarmani:

shit boy its hot as hell out here someone bring me some fuckin lemonade

my favorite thing about the skeleton meme is we’ve all collectively decided on a speech pattern for them without realizing it

alexishepburn:

Commissioned painting from a month or so ago

alexishepburn:

Commissioned painting from a month or so ago

a list of woc and qtpoc bands would be amazing - are there any lists out there already?

brujacore:

Not that I know of! However, I’m gonna start one, right here, right now. I’m sure I’ll miss a few but I’m inviting everyone here to add bands they know. Below are some currently active punk/hardcore/indie/alt bands that are fronted by, or in which half the band is made up of, women of color and/or LGBTQ people of color:

Aye Nako
Sourpatch
Try The Pie
The Younger Lovers
Bloomer
In School
3Jane
Penguin
Cojoba
Negation 
Permanent Ruin -
soundcloud / tumblr
The Mighty Paradocs -
facebook // myspace
Downtown Boys
Malportado Kids
Olivia Neutron-John
Tin Vulva
White Noise Supremacists
Omega Sirius Moon
The Ch’izhii’s « does anyone have any music links?
Shady Hawkins
Kera and the Lesbians
Heliotropes
Turnip King
La Luz
Habibi
Disparate
The Tuts
Neonates
Sparkleshit
Las Otras
La Misma
Wallflower
Midwest Moms
Fatty Cakes and the Puff Pastries
Las Robertas
Destruye Y Huye
Replica (CA)
Lozen ««< ????
Half-Breed
Obama Youth -
facebook
Rayos X -
last.fm
Tuberculosis -
last.fm
Generación Suicida
Bascom (w folks from sourpatch)
Crabapple
SBSM
Kurraka
My Parade
Ephemera «< ????
Bedrooms «< is this riiite??
Blood Horses BATTY
Alyssa of
See-Through Girls
Laura of
Heavy Bangs
1000 Lights ««??? 
This Or That
Sarchasm
Punk Funk Mob
Bestfriend/Grrlfriend
Ancient Wing
No Bone
Wizard Apprentice (formerly fat transfer) (Tumblr) (Soundcloud)
Oxygen Facial FKA
Melting Wreck
Gorgeous Vermillion
Beast Nest -
Soundcloud / Tumblr
Sangre de Abajo
Centre «< ???
Fanciulla Gentile -
Soundcloud / Tumblr
Placentaur
No Babies
Apostasis
Kai from Self Defense Family (and Bloomer!) ««???
 x1955x
Horregias -
soundcloud // tumblr
Kumbia Queers
The Golfas -
soundcloud // youtube
Juvenilia
The Breathing Light -
tumblr // facebook
Anus Kings
New Bloods
The Discotays
TV Tramps -
facebook
Miracle Dolls
Bat Vomit - Scum Bastard (Youtube)
Dead Rez Reflex
Blackfire
Baby Shampoo «« ????
Its Morning Somewhere Helms Alee
JD’s Revenge «< ??????
Kuzikia «<??
Genders
Criaturas -
bandcamp // soundcloud
Big Joanie -
bandcamp // soundcloud
Bushoong « ??
Moor Mother Goddess -
soundcloud // bandcamp
Atomic Tan Lines
Bike Crash Ziyoou Vachi (Queen Bee) - youtube ” KUCHISAKE ONNA / 女王蜂 - 口裂け女”
Lior from Gay Panic
Flagitious Idiosyncrasy in The Dilapidation - youtube video
Girl in a Coma
Langton Drive - facebook / bandcamp
Virgin Gun Club
Tragic Gadget
Vulgar Fashion
Bitchface
Queen Crescent
Wet Brain
Bitter Fruit
Centre

coelasquid:

darkfliercynthia:

darkfliercynthia:

how the hell are some of u guys 13/14

when i was that age i was unironically watching shitty amvs on youtube and roleplaying on gaia

image

BACK IN MY DAY SMUT FICS WERE CALLED LEMONS

BOYXBOY DONT LIKE DONT READ

When I was 13 youtube didn’t exist and you had to download your amvs for eight hours on a dial up modem with a filesharing program and the sound wouldn’t work because the computers would never have the right plugins to read the compression right.

No torrents either, if someone picked up the phone and cut the connection or your uploader signed off you had to start again from scratch.


Maxine Peake as Hamlet at the Royal Exchange Theatre (2014) #6

Maxine Peake as Hamlet at the Royal Exchange Theatre (2014) #6

2headedsnake:

Benjamin Konig

slackmistress:

bethanysworld:

fightingforanimals:

Veronika Scott was a fashion student at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit when her teacher, Stephen Schock, challenged her class to create a product that filled a need, rather than satisfying or creating a fad. Veronika’s design was a coat for homeless people that could transform into a sleeping bag, since in her city, she says, “you are constantly faced with the homeless epidemic.” Not only did her design win a International Design Excellence Award from the Industrial Designers Society of America, it’s become the core of Veronika’s nonprofit organization, The Empowerment Plan, which hires people from homeless shelters and transition homes to help her make the coats. Now, three years later, the 24-year-old social entrepreneur expects that her team of 15 seamstresses will produce over 6,000 coats in 2014 — all of which will be distributed free of charge to people living on the streets. Veronika originally designed the coats seeking input from people at a homeless shelter. After receiving feedback from people who used the prototype over a Detroit winter, she refined the design to create her final version which, in addition to being a waterproof and windproof coat and sleeping bag, also transforms into an over-the-shoulder bag with storage in the arm sockets. When she started out, Veronika states,

“Everybody told me that my business was going to fail — not because of who I was giving my product to but because of who I was hiring. They said that these homeless women will never make more than a peanut butter and jelly sandwich — you cannot rely on them for anything. And I know my ladies enjoy proving everybody wrong.” 

And, their impact is growing — according to CNN, which recently honored Veronika as one of their 10 Visionary Women of 2014, “The Empowerment Plan expects to launch a ‘buy one, give one’ program that will make it sustainable beyond the donations and sponsorships that keep it running now. Hunters and backpackers who’ve asked to buy the coat will be able to do so, and the Empowerment Plan will still create coats for homeless people who need them.”Veronika is also excited to show other clothing producers that local manufacturing is possible: “I think we’re going to show a lot of people: you think it’s outdated to do manufacturing in your neighborhood, but I think it’s something that we have to do in the future, where it’s sustainable, where you invest in people, where they’re not interchangeable parts.”You can read more about Veronika’s organization on CNN, or watch a short video about her work here.To learn more about The Empowerment Plan or how you can support their work, visit http://www.empowermentplan.org/For a wonderful book about women’s great inventions throughout history, check out “Girls Think of Everything” for readers 8 to 13.For those in the US who would like to support efforts to end homelessness and help the over 600,000 people who experience homelessness on any given night, visit the National Alliance to End Homelessness athttp://www.naeh.org/ or to find a local homeless shelter to support in your area, visit http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

Important in so many ways.

This is amazing and wonderful.

slackmistress:

bethanysworld:

fightingforanimals:

Veronika Scott was a fashion student at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit when her teacher, Stephen Schock, challenged her class to create a product that filled a need, rather than satisfying or creating a fad. Veronika’s design was a coat for homeless people that could transform into a sleeping bag, since in her city, she says, “you are constantly faced with the homeless epidemic.” 

Not only did her design win a International Design Excellence Award from the Industrial Designers Society of America, it’s become the core of Veronika’s nonprofit organization, The Empowerment Plan, which hires people from homeless shelters and transition homes to help her make the coats. Now, three years later, the 24-year-old social entrepreneur expects that her team of 15 seamstresses will produce over 6,000 coats in 2014 — all of which will be distributed free of charge to people living on the streets. 

Veronika originally designed the coats seeking input from people at a homeless shelter. After receiving feedback from people who used the prototype over a Detroit winter, she refined the design to create her final version which, in addition to being a waterproof and windproof coat and sleeping bag, also transforms into an over-the-shoulder bag with storage in the arm sockets. 

When she started out, Veronika states,

“Everybody told me that my business was going to fail — not because of who I was giving my product to but because of who I was hiring. They said that these homeless women will never make more than a peanut butter and jelly sandwich — you cannot rely on them for anything. And I know my ladies enjoy proving everybody wrong.” 

And, their impact is growing — according to CNN, which recently honored Veronika as one of their 10 Visionary Women of 2014, “The Empowerment Plan expects to launch a ‘buy one, give one’ program that will make it sustainable beyond the donations and sponsorships that keep it running now. Hunters and backpackers who’ve asked to buy the coat will be able to do so, and the Empowerment Plan will still create coats for homeless people who need them.”

Veronika is also excited to show other clothing producers that local manufacturing is possible: “I think we’re going to show a lot of people: you think it’s outdated to do manufacturing in your neighborhood, but I think it’s something that we have to do in the future, where it’s sustainable, where you invest in people, where they’re not interchangeable parts.”

You can read more about Veronika’s organization on CNN, or watch a short video about her work here.

To learn more about The Empowerment Plan or how you can support their work, visit http://www.empowermentplan.org/

For a wonderful book about women’s great inventions throughout history, check out “Girls Think of Everything” for readers 8 to 13.

For those in the US who would like to support efforts to end homelessness and help the over 600,000 people who experience homelessness on any given night, visit the National Alliance to End Homelessness athttp://www.naeh.org/ or to find a local homeless shelter to support in your area, visit http://www.homelessshelterdirectory.org/

Important in so many ways.

This is amazing and wonderful.

annethecatdetective:

burning-high-rise:

whorishgreen:

whorishgreen:

I’ve never been more emotional about any social media post in my entire life

UPDATE: guys Beth Broderick tweeted yesterday that this Salem is THE SAME SALEM!!! He’s 20 years old man!!!! 20!

That Salem is still kicking is all I care about.