Hello, my name is Maya and I caved to peer pressure and made a tumblr. Maybe someday I'll figure out what I'm doing here. Until then, I will be a hopelessly multi-fandom blog.
I rediscovered and am reading the No.6 novels.
I am experiencing so many feelings wow
there is a lot more here than I remember
Today for my sister’s birthday I got her 24 bottles of nailpolish and 240lbs of dirt. She is turning 24.
I am very proud of myself
what if age of ultron is like introducing wanda and pietro and it’s like
"the maximoff twins are mu[cut to another scene]"
and then later there’s a fighting and someone goes
"oh god she’s a m[LOUD EXPLOSIONS]"
and then in the aftermath someone’s like
"so you guys are [CAR HORN]ts huh?"
and it just keeps going through the whole movie
I’m going to have to talk about Natasha first, because apparently all of my meta is about being Russian.
I’ve seen people complaining about it, but Natasha being from the post-Soviet era is fucking brilliant. I don’t care that it’s different from the comics. Obviously, part of the reasoning for this comes from my own lived experience as a Ukrainian immigrant in the United States — I can’t tell you how weary I am of how many Russian women in American media are Cold War-spy eye-candy, and Natasha being removed from that is incredibly important. But it’s not just that. The post-Soviet origin story fits Natasha’s MCU characterization so much better.
This Natasha watched an empire crumble when she was a child. She was born into a time of decline and economic scarcity — stores with empty shelves and a government struggling to keep it all together, watching republics slip through their fingers. There were endless waiting lists for everything useful — it was a normal part of my childhood that I was not able to call my best friend unless she was at her grandmother’s place. Her building had not yet had phone lines installed. When I’d ask my parents when her apartment was going have a phone, my parents would scoff, “They’re on a list.”
kyle scatliffe defense squad plz assemble for roll call by reblogging this post
membership requirements include (1) loving kyle scatliffe and (2) being willing to actively defend this large beloved angel of a man from racists in all situations where it is physically safe to do so.
this is your mission, friends, if you choose to accept it. i fervently hope you do.
— agent m.l.c, new york branch
While on one hand I’m chuffed that the CA2 ship names are Starbucks and Captain Falcon
it makes tagging things slightly problematic
no but can we actually talk about how much steve would love star trek
oh my god I want the fic where Steve powers through Star Trek and keeps telling everyone he knows about this show like “have you seen this it’s about humanity reaching out and how we can’t move forward until we make peace amongst ourselves and stop obsessing over inconsequential differences and instead learn to value the things that make us the same it’s amazing will you watch it withe me” it’s like a show made SPECIFICALLY FOR STEVE ROGERS
I can’t wait for summer when my hands won’t freeze within the first 10 minutes when I draw
not so happy with how it turned out but i needed to draw some happy kids weh
but can you imagine montparnasse going through the children of the barricade on the streets and pick pocketing their bodies and coming across éponine and gavroche
(Photo: KSBH 41 Action News
State and federal authorities are teaming up to press hate crime charges against Frazier Glenn Cross, the former Ku Klux Klan leader who allegedly killed three people at Jewish centers in Kansas.
No fucking shit.
A quick PSA, because working in a New Age store I realize a lot of people don’t know this. Keep in mind this is the simple version.
The fella on the left-hand side, that’s Gautama Buddha, the Buddha, the central figure in Buddhism. Note that he is not considered a god, but a teacher and spiritual leader, the first to attain Enlightenment in his era. Note also how thin he is. This is because the Buddha fasted a lot. He was born Siddhartha Gautama. Buddha is a title, and not actually his name.
The fella on the right-hand side is not Buddha. This is a common misconception in the West. That is Hotai (or Budai or Hotei depending on the language), a Buddhist monk from China and folkloric hero. Hotai is thought by many to be a Buddha, but he is not the Buddha. Unlike Buddha, Hotai actually is revered as a god in Chinese folklore, although not in Buddhist practice.
This post is based on things I’ve been taught by my Buddhist coworker but if I forgot or mixed up something important and you are Buddhist and you notice, please let me know.
This has been an informational post. Have a nice day.
FOR THE LOVE OF GOD EVERYONE READ THIS. READ IT. LEARN IT. PREACH IT.
I AM SO TIRED OF EVERYONE BELIEVING THIS MISCONCEPTION.
our favorite Marvellous Raccoons
… someone should probably kick me out of this fandom, but today is not the day!