WE WERE JUST AT THE AWESOME REUNION. ;______;
I’m bracing myself for negative numbers.
Anonymously or not
Why not, gives me a giggle :P
You should do this!
Anon is always on, so you can be honest and tell me I’m terribad. (:
Invade me askbox? Anon is on for a while if you’re shy - and advice or pointers are always welcome ^_^
So I just found this on my dash:
I like Thor. Loki… I’m not that keen. Bit neutral.
Please don’t tell Tom Hiddleston that. I have a feeling that if I say those words aloud then less than a minute later there will be the sound of a car hurriedly pulling up and a knock at my door.
I open the door and there stands a breathless Tom with a folder so filled with paper and photos and book pages they are spilling out on my porch and there’s a pack of slides and mini projector under his other arm.
“Just give me an hou-…No, two hours and I promise you I can make you understand.”
I feel like this is a new legend, like Bloody Mary.
Stand in an empty room and whisper “Loki isn’t that great” three times and a flustered Tom Hiddleston will appear with a lecture.
Wayne Brady: 50,072,587,425
Ryan Stiles: 11,113,372,791.5
Colin Mochrie: 3,012,399,040.5
Chip Esten: 2,004,047,000
Greg Proops: 1,001,122,117
Brad Sherwood: 1,071,980.5
Denny Segal: 1,059,560
Karen Maruyama: 1,004,450
Kathy Greenwood: 59,810
Stephen Colbert: 12,000
Kathy Griffin: 5,000
Ian Gomez: 4,000
Jeff Davis: 3,300
Josie Lawrence: 3000
Whoopi Goldberg: 2,500
Patrick Bristow: 1,000
Robin Williams: 1,000
Kathy Kinney: 50
The Mary Sue defines what it means to be a geek — and I couldn’t have said it better myself.
the poison for kuzco.
the poison chosen especially to kill kuzco.
shall i compare thee to a summer’s day
thou art sweaty and warm and disgusting please go away
This is my letter to angry fanboys.
First, let it be known that I love most fanboys. When I go to a con, most of the guys there are respectful. They share a passion with me, and that’s awesome. We’re all on a rock floating through space with little connection to most of the people who surround us, so anything that allows us to bond is fantastic.
What I don’t love are angry fanboys (I wish there were a different word for them). I don’t love being scoffed at when I jump excitedly at finding a comic. I don’t love being told that, if I didn’t like something, it’s because it wasn’t “meant for chicks.” I don’t love the notion that I’m not a real fan because I have two X chromosomes and like to look at the Avengers cast. And I sure as hell don’t love my online interests (particularly shipping) being looked down on by the people who do this:
(Comment on a negative Rotten Tomatoes review of The Avengers.)
(Message in my inbox. Way to be an anonymous coward.)
(Comment on the the SHH boards.)
That last one’s fairly tame. It followed a (now deleted) comment that went something to the effect of this: “Tumblr is sick. I can’t even browse the Avengers tag because of all the fangirls posting porn.”
Well, you know what? I’m not sorry.
I’m not sorry my enjoyment of fandom is different from yours.
Maybe my time would be better spent bitching at reviewers and complaining that Black Widow made it to film before Ant-Man. But that’s not what I choose to do. I choose to draw. I choose to write fanfic. I choose to share podcasts and make comic book recommendations. I choose to be positive (when I’m not pissed of at people like you anyway).
I’m not sorry you sometimes stumble upon sexualized male characters.
You know why? Because of this:
(Zatanna’s new “costume”)
(Heroes for Hire #13)
And, finally, this:
(Thor, Iron Man, Captain America, Hulk, Hawkeye, and TITS AND ASS!)
You get to ogle comic book characters constantly. You get to ogle movie characters constantly. And you know what? While I have a problem with the double standard in comics, that is your right. Women are sexy.
But if I want to put Iron Man and Captain America on the cover of The Notebook or pose them like Cyclops and Jean Grey, I’m going to do it. And I think I have the right to without being thought of as some sort of freak.
How is the way I enjoy my hobby less healthy than the way you enjoy yours? How am I the one who’s inappropriate? I think it’s because I sexualize male characters instead of female ones.
I’m not sorry that makes you uncomfortable.
(“Leave the Avengers aloooonnneeeee!”)
(Wasp would never say this.)
I’m not sorry you’re a homophobe.
Actually, I kind of am. Exploring alternate sexual orientations isn’t “defamation of character.” It’s 2012, for crying out loud. I’m not a lesbian (or curious for that matter) but I can appreciate the Spider-Woman/Ms.Marvel pairing and the occasional Pepper/Natasha fic. The world of internet fandom has a lot to offer you if you let it.
I’m not sorry for shipping.
Shipping is glorious. I ship because it’s nice to think that these epic heroes have equally epic romances. Some of the fanfic out there is better written than a lot of comic books. Some of the fanart is better than real comic book art (looking at you, Rob Liefeld). Some of the things I ship are canon (Spider-Man/MJ). Others aren’t.
There’s a misconception that fangirls are only interested in male/male pairings. Some of them are, and who cares? That’s their right. But the assumption just isn’t true. There’s a reason Natasha/Clint is popular among movie fans. There’s a reason Tony/Pepper is popular. Those characters have boatloads of chemistry.
Then again, so do Loki/Thor, Tony/Bruce, and Tony/Steve. Don’t want ladies to overwhelmingly ship male characters together? Make a movie with more than one female lead. We can’t help it that The Avengers is a sausage party.
We are going to ship. We are going to ship loudly and proudly and there’s nothing you can do about it. I suggest you stop complaining and jump on the bandwagon. You might be surprised at how much you enjoy fangirls when you get to know us. We have a sense of humor. We have a sense of fun. We just happen to also have a strong sense of romance and a thing for attractive men.
So sue us.
Bless this post
So much this
Oh, I’m sorry, are people sexualizing your gender and then putting it on the internet in a way that makes you uncomfortable? Welcome to every single day for women.
i like it when the boys kiss
People who don’t understand why we ship characters outside of canon are to be pitied. They are people who can’t think for themselves. They are people who never question what they read. Who take everything as a given and never, ever wonder how things could be different. They are people who have never created something that was truly their own. Go on, judge me for making two people gay, who technically aren’t. I’ll be writing and writing and maybe this is all I’ll do. Maybe writing slash fiction will be all I’ll have to show for myself, but if that means that someone, somewhere has finished reading one of my stories and finds him or herself changing their minds on gay being wrong, or gross, I’ll take it.
I don’t usually reblog long rants about shipping, fandom or the legitimity to love things but this one is really clever and well written. A nice read!
There’s only a few people that I can have a conversation with and we can go hours and hours talking about life and they will understand me completely. Those are the nights that make you. Suddenly, all actions are invalid. Only the thoughts in your mind, the voice traveling to each other, and the relativity of your stories matter.
- Sherlockians of January: REICHENBACH FEELS....but there will be a series 3 -fist-shaking at Moffat interlude-.....REICHENBACH FEELS CONTINUE.
- Sherlockians of Feburary: -tentative reichenbach theorizing, mostly feels recovery, more Moffat fist-shaking-
- Sherlockians of March: TEMPORARY HUNGER GAMES INTERLUDE IS A SLIGHT BALM FOR FANGIRLS EVERYWHERE. SO. VERY. TEMPORARY.
- Sherlockians of April: REICHENCRACK.
- Some of the April Sherlockians: TOO SOON!!!
- And now. We have all lost it at last....
- Sherlockians of May: A Study in Pancakes, The Blind Pancake, The Great Pancake, A Pancake in Belgravia, the Pancake of Baskerville, The Reichenbach Pancake.