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lapasita:

welcome to Terminus (◕‿◕✿) 

lapasita:

welcome to Terminus (◕‿◕✿) 

reikaoki:

imthezombiequeen:

alishalovescats1701:

crimsonclad:

five-boys-with-accents:

Eeyore is just one of those characters that you wanna scoop up and hug forever.

One awesome thing about Eeyore is that even though he is basically clinically depressed, he still gets invited to participate in adventures and shenanigans with all of his friends. And they never expect him to pretend to feel happy, they just love him anyway, and they never leave him behind or ask him to change.

Oh

oh

And he does feel happy, though. He can be happy. He just doesn’t show it as much as the others do.
There was a whole episode about that - Piglet sees him sitting on a hilltop and thinks he’s sadder than usual, and does all he can to cheer him up. Nothing works and the next day he’s back on the hill, and Piglet apologizes because he thinks in trying to help, he just made him sad again and ”I don’t come here when I’m sad. I come up here because I’m happy.”

There’s just something about that…

(Source: galaxieirwin)

I was half ready for Rick to actually say this.

(Source: nellbeale)

bittercasgirl:

the problem with the way spn is addressing sexism/misogyny right now is that it is creating situations and scenes for the express purpose of having a secondary female character smack down a secondary male character or for one of the leading male protagonists to roll his eyes at the ignorance of a one-off male character.

in other words, they are deliberately writing in sexist scenarios with which to hamfistedly subvert, instead of directly challenging the sexism and misogyny embedded within the narrative and its two leading male protagonists.

if we go back to s3, ruby saying ‘stop calling me bitch’ to dean straight-to-his-face is a proper example of the way to do it…it requires both dean and the audience to confront their own propensity for misogyny/sexism and unnecessary name-calling, and doesn’t uphold sam and dean as the paragon of male characters (who are sexist themselves ‘but lol it’s okay guys they stand up for women when there are worse sexists around!!’).

this is the problem with having a mostly male writing team because in order for them to see sexism they have to be so blatant and over-the-top about it, they don’t have the perspective to understand that sexism and misogyny exists everywhere, that they are an undercurrent through everything, that they are reinforced everyday by the microaggressions that women experience. they can only see the macro picture and tackle it on a macro-exaggerated scale.

THANK YOU.

I’ve been struggling with how to articulate the problems with how SPN is choosing to address the misogyny issue, and this right here does an excellent job of explaining a lot of it.

There’s also the fact that they STILL don’t seem to understand that YES, THEIR NARRATIVE/WRITING WAS MISOGYNISTIC. What they’ve been doing so far this season comes off more like deflection, “We’re not sexist we have female friends!” type thing, a patronizing hand-wave. The only thing they’ve made clear is that they don’t understand the issue.

Oh, they realize they’re being criticized, but they don’t get it. It’s like, when someone says something really sexist, and then you go “Dude, that was really sexist” and then they try to fumble through an explanation about how it really wasn’t sexist, they don’t hate women, and  then they try to tell you what real sexism looks like? Yeah, it’s kinda like that.

And given the nature of the story, the fact that the past episodes exist as books in their universe, it would be very very easy for them to address their past sexism. By simply having female characters (Charlie, Jody, Krissy) read the books and take the boys to task (hell, they could just take them to task for their inevitable sexism in the episode). And I know Fan Fiction is coming up, wherein the boys go to an all girls school where they’re putting on a Supernatural musical, and potentially they could do that. But not only do I not think they will, the fact that it will be new one-off teen-female fan characters (and they never treat the fan characters well), I don’t think either the narrative or the bros will take them seriously. It’s different coming from someone they know (and Robbie could have had Charlie say something to Sam and Dean in Slumber Party but didn’t). But I suspect part of the reason why they will never have a non-evil recurring female character criticize the boys for their sexism (or for fucking anything) is that they think that will make said female character look bad, an un-fun feminist harping on the boys.

Because you know that’s more-than-likely what they think of us.

wilwheaton:

kngdmcat:

worthless-wolf:

blacksapphiredragon:

down-sizing:

Let’s remember, Jesus was a Jewish man of color, born homeless to an unwed teenager, who spent his formative years as an illegal immigrant before returning to his home country to hang out with twelve men, prostitutes, and socially untouchable tax collectors while he taught a radical social doctrine of equality, love, and forgiveness that included paying taxes, free healthcare, and the sharing of resources within a community.

#CANON JESUS IS SIX MILLION TIMES BETTER THAN FANON JESUS

Canon Jesus

Jesus called somebody an ass once because they where being rude to a crippled little old lady if you don’t think that’s the tightest shit then get out of my face.

Pretty sure that Jesus was also the first person to say, “don’t be a dick.”

wilwheaton:

kngdmcat:

worthless-wolf:

blacksapphiredragon:

down-sizing:

Let’s remember, Jesus was a Jewish man of color, born homeless to an unwed teenager, who spent his formative years as an illegal immigrant before returning to his home country to hang out with twelve men, prostitutes, and socially untouchable tax collectors while he taught a radical social doctrine of equality, love, and forgiveness that included paying taxes, free healthcare, and the sharing of resources within a community.

Canon Jesus

Jesus called somebody an ass once because they where being rude to a crippled little old lady if you don’t think that’s the tightest shit then get out of my face.

Pretty sure that Jesus was also the first person to say, “don’t be a dick.”

(Source: worshipyeezus)

Gettin’ reeeeal tired of people saying that Rick is the same as The Governor/Shane, because despite his brutality, his cold-bloodedness, his increasing propensity for violence, his at times questionable mental stability, Rick has never sexually assaulted anyone unlike both the Governor and Shane, and that’s a pretty big fuckin’ difference if you ask me.

How come you (justifiably) care so much about the Reaper/Cas/April rape but seem to be fine with overlooking Gabriel being a rapist? Why have you let one be forgotten but not the other? I'm genuinely curious about your reasoning here.

Anonymous

No, really, where is this coming from?

I rarely talk about Gabriel at all, certainly not to point of actively defending him against accusations of rape.

And you know, I HAVE talked about and criticized some of SPN’s earlier problematic content, esp in regards to how they handle rape. But not only were Cas/April and Dean/Suzy much more recent, and involved the leads rather than one-off characters never to be seen again, I also think they were more egregious than some of the things they’ve done in the past.

(Take, for example, the Wishing Well guy. Now, what he did to Hope was rape, it was magical roofies. And while the show kind of acknowledge that what he did was wrong, it was wishy-washy about it didn’t really hold him accountable, framed him sympathetically, like “Oh, this poor smuck just wanted his dream girl to love him”. Which is fucked up and gross. But the show did not try to pass it off as consensual, unlike Cas/April or Dean/Suzy. Doesn’t mean the show did right by Hope or the audience, it did not and I’ve never said it did.)

I’m assuming this is about Gabriel’s actions in Tall Tales with the frat boy whose name escapes me, the alien abduction with ‘anal probes’, yes?

You know, ages ago I got another anon ask about that, how I felt about that scene. I had every intention of answering them after I rewatched the episode, however in doing so, I came across an inherent problem when discussing Gabriel’s actions in that episode. Which led to the answer becoming more complicated until it just evolved into this meta monster, and I never finished it as I lost a lot of my zest for SPN. 

The problem in using Tall Tales to analyze Gabriel is most of the episode is told in an ‘Unreliable Narrator’ fashion. That is, since the bulk of the action is being relayed to us by Dean and Sam, and the actions follow their narration, even when that narration is obviously flawed or exaggerated. We see this both in their competing versions of how things went down, and in moments like this:

So while this ep is great for insight into both Dean and Sam, it’s not so great as an accurate recounting of facts. It is, as I said, inherently unreliable. And that unreliability is why it’s not only (for the most part) hilarious, but also one of the best episodes of SPN. It was different and risky and funny. And I do love when shows mess around with different styles of narration, especially unreliable narrators.

And during the ‘live’ action, when we were not being told what happened by either Dean or Sam, there’s no mention of the ‘anal probing’. It’s not mentioned to Bobby in real time. Dean talks to Gabriel about other things he did, but not that specific thing.

So I’m left in a limbo here. I’m not trying to weasel my way out of answering a tough question, it’s just that I don’t have the facts to answer it. It’s hard for me to talk about what Gabriel did with any certainty when all we have is really unreliable narration.

Now, obviously if Gabriel really did do something to Frat Boy’s ass without his consent, that’s rape. Even if he just implanted false memories of that, that’s not okay. By the nature of the scene, I get that Edlund was trying to make a joke, play on the alien abduction tropes, but that doesn’t mean the act itself isn’t rape.  I don’t like saying that, because I like Gabriel (but I also like Dean and Cas, but that doesn’t mean I’m not going to be honest about what the writers made them do). But the problem is, I can’t talk about what Gabriel did to Frat Boy with any degree of certainty, cause there’s no way to separate what he actually did, and what was just Dean or Sam’s embellishment, because of how that episode was told.

Which is why I don’t talk about it a lot. Doesn’t mean I’m cool with it.

So, I’m curious, please like/reblog if you’re still angry about, and have no intentions of either forgetting or forgiving TPTB [without a sincere apology and acknowledgement of what they did], for all the normalized rape of Supernatural Season 9.

Cause it seems like a lot of people are happy about SPN again, and I’m just sitting here wondering if anyone really cares that SPN spent last season promoting a toxic rape-culture mentality, having no consensual sex scenes but still calling them consensual, and that they have not given any indication that they feel at all bad about this, or that it’s even a problem.

unreconstructedfangirl:

Yes! Yes!! YES!!!

(Source: danascullys)

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