so cold. very winter. w ow
Happy Birthday Grace Hopper!
So when Cas pulled Dean out of hell he left a handprint on him
so……where’s Sam’s handprint?
*whispers* it’s nowhere above the waist
where did you grab him
someone make a fanart of cas lifting sam on his feet and struggling with the moose-weight
i will love you forever
IVE SEEN THIS ATLEAST 12 TIMES AND I JUST GOT IT
Today in drama, we had two boys act as a gay couple, and this one homophobic kid in my class gets up, and he’s like “i’m going to shove that homosexuality up your ass!” and one of the boys acting gay turns to him, looks him dead in the eye and asks “isn’t that the point?”
if you ever have to watch one american football game please watch the lions/eagles game going on right now. they’re playing in 7/8 inches of snow and they’re not allowed to clear the snow off the field
My uncle has been posting pictures since the start of the game guys you don’t understand this is hilarious
the lions fumbled six times in the first 18 minutes and are winning
I don’t ever watch football but this amuses me.
Still my favorite story from the Lord of the Rings set: Viggo Mortensen bonded so much with the horse he rode in the movies that after filming was over he bought it from its owner. If that doesn’t warm your heart I don’t know what could.
don’t forget that he also bought arwen’s horse for her stunt rider when she couldn’t afford it awww
#also don’t forget that for the rohirrim they put a call out for locals #bring a horse show us you can ride it and get a part in the battle scenes #and one women went out roped a wild horse and rode for a few days to set #and got to be a rider of rohan
also sort of relevant viggo also bought the horse that costarred with him in the movie hidalgo and subsequently took the horse (tj) with him to the red carpet premier.
Also most of the Riders of Rohan are actually women because when they put out that call mostly women showed up with their horses and the costume team just stuck beards on them.
and if you’ve seen the special features, you’ll know that he developed a crush on a bearded lady before he knew she was actually a woman.
Am I the only one who is so done with life? This is too adorable.
The sex kitten aliens (The Caitians) in Star Trek: Into Darkness that indulge so many patriarchal fantasies are… Asian. I don’t know why I didn’t catch it the first time I watched this, but I’m pretty annoyed now.
Let me tell you a story that explains why this outrages me.
I had the honor of attending the Asian American panel at Dragon*Con with Garett Wang (Ensign Kim from Star Trek: Voyager), Peter Shinkoda (Dai from Falling Skies), and Justin Lin (Director of oh so many Fast and the Furious movies). It was a fascinating panel about the struggles Asian American actors face, even if it was peppered with racial slurs from a lady in the audience who felt she had the right to say them because she had married and Asian man.
But there were something wrong with that panel, and it was because it was only about Asian American actors. Actors. Never once did the subject of actresses come up, nor were there were any other actresses on the panel.
Firstly, I will never say that Asian American actors don’t have a tough time getting representation, but in comparison to the representation that Asian actresses gets, they have it significantly easier.
After all, compared to Sulu, who becomes a bad ass Captain that everyone initially underestimates, the representation of Asian women is low; their only appearance being that of the Caitains.
Asian men are never relegated to sexualized male power fantasies, or pornographically-driven subplots where their existence depends on the white male pleasing them.
And this is exactly why this scene bothers me. Those two sex kitten aliens could have literally been anyone, but they chose Asian twins.
The Asian Twin Fantasy isn’t a new fantasy, and it is always a degrading one in media (one need look no further than Austin Powers for that). It’s not only misogynistic, it’s imperialistic. Why it’s in Star Trek in this day an age only goes to show how little Asian American women representation has really gone, and why more attention needs to be paid to it. It also illustrates how deeply ingrained patriarchal conceptions of Asian women really are.
And to make things worse, you know what that species is SUPPOSED to look like?
Like, come ON. If you think “alien cat person” and the first actors that come to your mind are Asian women, youuuuu need to take a step back and realize what you just did…
I want to thank you for bringing up that point. I couldn’t find the words to express it properly, so I’m glad you jumped in with exactly the right ones :)
Someone articulated it.