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    My Least Favorite Trope (and this post will include spoilers for The Lego Movie, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Matrix, Western Civilization, and—cod help me—Bulletproof Monk*.) is the thing where there’s an awesome, smart, wonderful, powerful female character who by all rights ought to be the Chosen One and the hero of the movie, who is tasked with taking care of some generally ineffectual male character who is, for reasons of wish fulfillment, actually the person the film focuses on. She mentors him, she teaches him, and she inevitably becomes his girlfriend… and he gets the job she wanted: he gets to be the Chosen One even though she’s obviously far more qualified. And all he has to do to get it and deserve it is Man Up and Take Responsibility.

    And that’s it. Every god-damned time. The mere fact of naming the films above and naming the trope gives away the entire plot and character arc of every single movie.

    Elizabeth Bear - My Least Favorite Trope (via feministquotes)

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    The good news:


    I found my favorite old jacket while sorting through my old stuff

    The bad news:


    The last time I wore it I was nine years old

    The best news:


    I am the anime now

    Marry me

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  • noelfieldingnoelfielding:



    toucans freak me out cus thats like THERI WHOEL MOUTH


    without it its just



    there will come a day when i will stop reblogging this, but today is not the day.

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  • sansaslays:

    I don’t think I could ever date a good actor like he could tell me he loves me and I’d be like nah you said it much more convincingly to kate winslet try again

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