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Starting now, it will be Buffy- The Vampire Slayer marathons every week on my usual Wednesdays.

Tonight begins with Season Two, Episode One - When She Was Bad

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ALL ARE WELCOME

Begins at 8pm, Central Time

Starting now, it will be Buffy- The Vampire Slayer marathons every week on my usual Wednesdays.

Tonight begins with Season Two, Episode One - When She Was Bad

writeworld:

megwrites | Describing characters of color

tubooks:

pelicanwriter:

Diversity isn’t just about race. It’s about culture and heritage. Great discussion here.

Excerpt:


Race is not just a color, race is about culture, ethnicity, religion, family background, heritage, history.

That’s why it is not enough, Wellmeaning Clueless White Person, to take a character, say they’re brown skinned and continue writing them exactly as you’d write a white character and think you’ve done due dilligence. As N.K. Jemisin said herself (in comments):

“I don’t walk around constantly thinking “Hey, I’m black today. Blackitty blackitty black…”, but being black informs nearly every part of my daily existence. Where I choose to live (generally communities with a certain percentage of black people in the population, so I won’t be alone), what clothes I wear (earth tones look good on me; pastels do not), what foods I grow in my balcony garden (my collard greens have aphids! ::wail::), how I wear my hair (hmm, a blowout today, I think. Nah, it’s Saturday, I’ll just put it up in a puff), etc.”



We white people have been fooled into thinking that white is a base, a state of normalcy, that it is not it’s own ethnicity.

Apple pie is an ethnic food. Country-western music is an ethnic music. My name (Megan) is an ethnic name. It’s just that my ethnicity, my race, has dominance, gets treated like the norm, the standard. But it doesn’t make it any less an ethnicity.

My race also infuses and informs every part of my daily existence, just as Ms. Jemisin’s does her.

  • Track Name

    Edge of Night

  • Album

    LotR

  • Artist

    Billy Boyd

dwarfsmut:

werecakes:

lokisnorsehammer:

I maintain that this is one of the most beautiful, haunting songs I have ever heard… and yet I hardly see anyone singing the praises of Billy Boyd. So here is an appreciation post for him. You have a lovely voice, sir.

EDIT: I’ve learned from many of you since posting this that Mr. Boyd actually wrote the melody to this song himself. One more reason to appreciate his amazing talent! Thank you to those who taught me something new. ^_^

Billy Boyd as Pippin Took

Well, i’m crying.

noooo i canttttt

vaporware-femme:

theragin-cajun:

ultrafacts:

Source For more facts follow Ultrafacts

ok this annoys the crap out of me, firstly the font in question costs a fortune, secondly no link to something that can change a persons life as it did mine, so here lemme fix both of those:

http://opendyslexic.org/

Open Source Dyslexia is a FREE font that is designed in a similar fashion as in weighting the letters, it is also being constantly updated, yer welcome

Hi for all of my disability friends, please bookmark opendyslexic this is a really great project! Tell your friends c:

ryunosukees:

badreputations:

golden-gang:

videohall:

This girl is insane, I think

> It gets stranger and stranger as it goes.

> Her neighbors must hate her.

what are you talking about this was the best thing ever.

This is so wonderfully odd i have to reblog it everytime.

but why

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