sgt-becky-barnes:

I want to point out that Gabe Jones had completed at least three semesters of college (and probably more) before he ended up running around Europe blowing things up with a guy in spangly tights.

Dum Dum: I didn’t know you spoke German.
Gabe: Two semesters at Howards before I switched to French because the girls were cuter.

Gabe Jones is pretty damn awesome.* I dug up some stats so we can appreciate how awesome.
In 1940:
2% of white people age 14 and older in the USA were illiterate. For POC ("Black and other") it was 11.5%
13% of white men age 25 and older had completed high school. For men of color of the same age (“Black and other races”) it was 3.8%.
5.3% percent of white men age 25 and older had completed at least one year of college. For men of color of the same age it was 1.7%.
In other words, Gabe had the deck stacked against him in a serious way, but he is a smartypants and he is tenacious and he slogged through a lot of crap to get to where he wanted to be. He needs more appreciation.
*Of course, we knew that already, but there’s no such thing as too much Gabe Jones love.

sgt-becky-barnes:

I want to point out that Gabe Jones had completed at least three semesters of college (and probably more) before he ended up running around Europe blowing things up with a guy in spangly tights.

Dum Dum: I didn’t know you spoke German.

Gabe: Two semesters at Howards before I switched to French because the girls were cuter.

Gabe Jones is pretty damn awesome.I dug up some stats so we can appreciate how awesome.

In 1940:

  • 2% of white people age 14 and older in the USA were illiterate. For POC ("Black and other") it was 11.5%
  • 13% of white men age 25 and older had completed high school. For men of color of the same age (“Black and other races”) it was 3.8%.
  • 5.3% percent of white men age 25 and older had completed at least one year of college. For men of color of the same age it was 1.7%.

In other words, Gabe had the deck stacked against him in a serious way, but he is a smartypants and he is tenacious and he slogged through a lot of crap to get to where he wanted to be. He needs more appreciation.

*Of course, we knew that already, but there’s no such thing as too much Gabe Jones love.


ralkm asked: "When did you start shipping Jogan?"

the-hypocritical-critic:

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mumblingsage:

xekstrinavidad:

fictionwritingtips:

thebluebird:

A professional script reader read 300 screenplays for five different studios, all the while tracking the many recurring problems. The infographic he made with the collected data offers a glimpse at where screenwriting goes wrong.

pay attention to this

this is important even if you don’t write scripts

This is exceedingly important to all storytellers


vivianvivisection:

straight boys think girls can’t take compliments, and that’s ridiculous cause i’ve seen so many girls compliment each other, i’ve seen conversations & friendships blossom from girls complimenting each other in line, on the street, at school waiting for the bys, pretty much anywhere.

the problem is straight boys think sexual harassment & assault are compliments.


melthemagpie:

when you’re reading porn and you can’t tell what position their bodies are supposed to be in and you’ve lost track of all limbs and you’re just

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Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews in Mary Poppins, 1964.

Dick Van Dyke and Julie Andrews in Mary Poppins, 1964.


shadowstep-of-bast:

overlypolitebisexual:

irrevocablybee:

What society has come to

UGH I HATE BEING ABLE TO FIND ANY INFORMATION I NEED ONLINE UGHHH TECHNOLOGY IS BAD BURN THE INTERNET LET US GO BACK TO A SIMPLER TIME BEFORE ELECTRICITY WHEN WE COULD ALL DIE EVERY TIME WE GOT A COLD


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shadowstep-of-bast:

overlypolitebisexual:

irrevocablybee:

What society has come to

UGH I HATE BEING ABLE TO FIND ANY INFORMATION I NEED ONLINE UGHHH TECHNOLOGY IS BAD BURN THE INTERNET LET US GO BACK TO A SIMPLER TIME BEFORE ELECTRICITY WHEN WE COULD ALL DIE EVERY TIME WE GOT A COLD

ive been waiting to use this picture


axxxxxi:

Good night.


tsunderekhale:

tsunderekhale:

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