sassyscans:

From the Sassy August 1991 issue - yes, it’s Milla Jovovich!

Some vintage Milla for adicat.

Also proof that in the 90s you could be emo and fashionable!

iscahmckrae:

crimson-11-delight-dustafterrain:

andrewgiraffields:

 #remember when sookie was played by a fat actress and there were literally no jokes about her weight on the show? #remember how she wasn’t defined by her weight? #remember how she got to date and get married and have kids and not be just the token funny fat friend of the main character? #remember when she ~got her life together and was happy before lorelai and that wasn’t seen as threatening?

remember how her insecurities (which she did have, because doesn’t everyone?) had nothing to do with her appearance and were more about her artistic failures, her ability to be a mom, her “annoying quirks” she thought Jackson would get tired of?

remember how even though she was often clumsy forgetful and disorganized she was still portrayed as a competent adult? remember how her decision to get married and have kids didn’t diminish her career as a master chef and entrepreneur? remember how she was a bubbly and funny supporting character without being shallow or unintelligent?

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adicatdreaming:

YES.

i am sobbing,

this is perfect

Yup.

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pixiewaffles:

Daniel Gray and Kathleen Starrie - An igloo constructed out of milk cartons filled with colored water and frozen 

Oh shit guys start saving your cartons let’s do this

Beautiful!

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You can feel good about failure. Failure means you did something. You finished the story even if it wasn’t what you’d hoped. Failure means you’re learning. Growing. Doing.

Chuck Wendig - Terribleminds (via wmilam)

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fearsomebeardsome:

Nick
Nick: I’ve had it for about two years and had it quite short, but grew it out more this last summer. My friends say it’s the best thing I could’ve done.
Me: Why?
Nick: I don’t really know.  Maybe because it grows in fuller and most of my friends’ beards don’t do that.
Me: So you must be happy with it.
Nick: I am but sometimes if I’m going for a job interview I wonder if it’s all right or if I can pull it off.

That’s my man! Fearsome :-)

fearsomebeardsome:

Nick

Nick: I’ve had it for about two years and had it quite short, but grew it out more this last summer. My friends say it’s the best thing I could’ve done.

Me: Why?

Nick: I don’t really know.  Maybe because it grows in fuller and most of my friends’ beards don’t do that.

Me: So you must be happy with it.

Nick: I am but sometimes if I’m going for a job interview I wonder if it’s all right or if I can pull it off.

That’s my man! Fearsome :-)

Man of Steel review, sort of (in which I don’t really talk about Man Of Steel)

Last week I finally got to see Man of Steel. Despite the immense amount of controversy around this film, I think I went in pretty open minded.

Well, to be fair I had my own original issues around seeing it, and those came with me. 

When the film was originally announced I was interested and excited, but a little reserved. At the time I think it was only Christopher Nolan who was attached. I have really enjoyed his films, that aren’t Batman films, so I found it interesting, but not something to either win me over or scare me away.

I enjoyed the two Batman films I saw, Batman Begins and The Dark Knight Rises. I’ve never made it through The Dark Knight, it never grabs me enough to keep me watching. And I didn’t see Batman Begins in the theatre, I think I saw it at least a year after it had been released.

Let’s also be clear, Superman is currently one of my two favourite superheroes in a moving visual medium. He’s not my favourite in comic books (I’m not even sure I have a favourite), but when it comes to movies and tv I love watching a Superman story.

Despite 10 years of inconsistent storytelling I watched Smallville religiously. I grew up with Christopher Reeve’s Clark Kent and thoroughly enjoyed Superman Returns.

I was conflicted about the upcoming Superman film, Man of Steel, and became more conflicted with every announcement. Zack Snyder, love his films, but for Superman, hmm, weird. Kevin Costner and Diane Lane as the Kents, amazing actors, but as Clark’s parents, hmm, weird. Amy Adams as Lois Lane, what the hell? 

And then the trailer came out. I waited to see it on the big screen since I knew I’d see it there. I watched it. I felt nothing.

I didn’t understand how to feel about this film. I should have been excited, very excited, but mostly I felt not excited, which lead me to confusion. 

So all of that came with me when I finally watched it on Friday night and it didn’t take me long to realize why I’d never gotten excited about the film. Man of Steel is not about MY Superman. It’s just not a story about a character I know and love. It’s a story about a doomed race with one idealist who sent his son to another planet in the hopes that he could be the redemption of his race. It’s a story about a boy who was raised by a family who worried more about future of their race than about moral good. It’s a story about a being with super human powers who was taught to hide them for the good of himself and all mankind, at any cost.

This is not the story of an innocent person raised to be good beyond all expectations who was given the gift of super powers by a far away parent. This is not a story about MY Superman, or even MY Clark Kent.

And for that reason, I have no problem with anything that happened in the film. None of it has any bearing on stories told about MY character. This is a what if story.

And for that reason, I am sorry to hear that the first major live action appearance of Wonder Woman (a favourite character in comics) in decades will be in a sequel to this film.

I do feel cheated that I will not get MY Wonder Woman in Man of Steel 2. And I worry that since it will be the first time many people will see her character on screen that they will think that is her, and not a what if story with her in it.

But I console myself with my recently found favourite illustrator of Wonder Woman, Darwyn Cooke! 

Damn, wrote an entire post and then my computer crashed. Booo!

The long and short of it was, I love podcasts and listen to a lot of them. Some of my favourites include:

Best Episode Ever

Flicks

Stuck in the 80s

Splattercast

Stuff You Should Know

Surfing Aliens

World AIDS Day Gala

Oops, it’s almost bed time and I’ve thought all day about writing a little something about the World AIDS Day gala I went to yesterday, put on by local organization Bracelet of Hope.

So, sadly, it will only get a small mention, but man what a night. The theme of the night was about celebrating women and their resiliency. It’s been said that women are the face of AIDS in Africa since they are often the ill mothers, the ill daughters, or the elderly grandmothers looking after their orphaned grandchildren.

Bracelet of Hope, while hoping to stop the spread of HIV/AIDS also is committed to helping these women and the orphaned children make a life for themselves by helping them to start and run businesses. To me this is beautiful because accepting charity is difficult, but making a living is empowering.

One of the coolest things that was introduced last night is Gifts of Hope. You can help a group of women start their own poultry or pig raising business and donate it in the name of a friend or family member. Or, if you want to give a more tangible gift to someone, while still supporting the resiliency of women, you could buy one of the handmade crafts.

The night was also fun, with a storyteller, local musicians, a magician and live shearing of our MP. Maybe you had to be there to appreciate that.

This is all I want right now.

This is all I want right now.

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