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Alive, Bodies , and Brains: ilthat TIL that due to their small brains koalas are unable to perform complex, unfamiliar tasks such as eat leaves off of flat surfaces. via reddit.com toast-potent how are they even alive kickin-jeans eucalyptus trees are full of flammable oil that causes the trees to explode during forest fires, killing other trees and spreading its seeds to grow in their place koalas survive solely because nothing else in their environment Wants To Eat The Fucking Bombs humandisastersquad WROTE THIS POST#god dont get me fuckin started#the NUMBER of times ive Gone Off abt koalas in zooarch class#on a scale of koalas to wombats how good is ur marsupial at Being Alive#hey hey u know what else? koalas are s0 picky with their diet that theyll only eat the leaves of one (1) type of eucalypt#and even then ONLY specimens of that tree that are within a very tight geographic range of where the koala was born#the rescue centre in my city? they have to ship branches from all over the state bc koalas there physically Will Not Eat anything thats not#from their very very small very precise home range#theyd rather starve to death than try leaves from like the next suburb over#i have 60 other reasons why koalas spit in the face of natural selection hmu if you want YELLING i cant be bothered to list them all here#god theyre so incomprehensibly dumb. god#HEY ALSO the reason their brains are so small is bc YEah the one SINGLE species of tree they eat is incredibly toxic#their diet consists of 1 food and it is Brain-Shrinking Poison (@reyroace) reyroace oh u like that? try this one: the main natural cause of death in koalas is starvation, because 1) their dumbass teeth are SHIT. to be a herbivore and chomp cellulose all day u need some real tough grinders in there, and almost every other herbivore in nature has SOME sort of dental adaptation to make sure they dont run out of tooth by the time they hit middle age. horses have big tall teeth, wombat teeth grow forever, kangaroos have got a little conveyor belt system goin on, etc etc everyone's doin SOMETHING except fuckign koalas. idiots have tiny fuckin shortass normal teeth that do an okay job for maybe like 15 years and then wear down and leave them with ridiculous fuckin useless old man gums that do shit all. but thats fine bc all koalas do anyway is sit in trees and sleep 22hrs a day then wake up and scream and eat poison and they do this all day every day until they run out of teeth at which point they just fall out of the tree and die 2) idiots can't die any other fuckin way bc nothing in nature wants to eat them bc their bodies are chocker block with LITERAL poison. fuckin USELESS their flesh just sits around and slowly rots bc its too gross-tasting and toxic for any animal w half a brain cell to think abt going near it. have yall ever seen koala viscera. bc i have and let me tell u that shit is RANK. looks like the inside of a smoker's lung from some fuckdamn nicabate ad bc the tannins in eucalypt leaves stain their organs like khaki black. like some fuckin darklsteve irwin costume well better piss ur way right off from this one anti-steve bc thats a natural defense mechanism meant to warn u that koalas should in no way be alive and if u touch them theyll drag u into their stupid evolutionary dead-end where they get to sit around all day doin fuck all and pumpin themselves full of brain-killing poison while we run around makin them our olympic games mascots and pretending theyre cute and honest to god looking for ways to save them from the brink of extinction which actually is unnecessary bc a) theyre not really endangered at all, nature is a fuckign miracle and b) the drongos clearly want to die so i say let em reyroace by the way i never elaborated on "koalas sit in trees all day screaming" but heres a lil fuckin. heres a fun nugget heres a lil soundbyte this is what koalas sound like https://www.youtube.com/watch?v-jmeBQVQlsTU https://www.youtube.com/watch?v-O0CAx1jLbJk gallusrostromegalus My favorite story about Koalas comes from the book The Killer Koala Humorous Australian Bush Stories" By Kenneth Cook, which is an excellently good book with some A+ storytelling. he describes the Koala's "Anti-Dingo Defense", wherein they latch on to the belly of the dingo to slow down the rate at which they are being consumed alive by starving canid, gradually trn themselves around until they've got thier head in the Dingo's crotch, and then procede to BITE THE SHIT out of the Dingo's Tender Bits, whilst clowing at the ribs and projectile-evacuating thier bowels, Mr. Cook found out about the Anti-Dingo Defense beause he was tricked into 'rescuing' a bunch of koalas off an island by the promise of a Hot Date with a young lady, wondered why they were all being given armored aprons to handle the koalas with, only to find out firsthand, which pretty much ruined his prospects of a date. teratomarty What I'm getting is that koalas are basically Australian-grade Death Sloths. the more you know
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Complex, Food, and Head: delladilly do you ever see someone in some quiet intimate moment and suddenly love them so desperately you feel like you're dying air in Us es mrrrl I love seeing grown humans setting about little creative tasks out of boredom and then looking quietly pleased with themselves, like maybe a middle-aged woman on her train home from work manages to make a tower out of empty coffee creamers and gazes at it proudly for a few seconds I love seeing other people make the overblown OOPS I FORGOT SOMETHING performance for no-one that most of us do when we have to turn around in the middle of the pavement. I love seeing stony-faced people in queues unable to contain a smile when a baby looking over its mother's shoulder in front of them locks eyes and does that astonished stare brittajj26 when someone is standing in line and they don't quite dance to the music playing, but you can SEE their head bop and them mouthing the words when someone thinks no one's paying attention and they sing-talk themselves thru a task when they laugh or try to hide a laugh when looking at their phone elodieunderglass when someone does the thing where they enter another space (such as a supermarket aisle) striding with total purpose, then suddenly forget what they're doing/looking for, and stop there looking blank for a millisecond while they reboot. - when people are looking for scissors, in their home or in a store and they make the scissors gesture with their non-dominant hand as an aid to remind them what they're doing when automatic social interactions glitch, like when you tell a waiter that you hope he enjoys his food too, or tell the stranger on the phone that you love them - the hand gesture people make when they're thinking at their computer, not typing, and their elbow rests on the table, and they feel the edge of their fingernail with their thumb. This is such a lovely little gesture and to my knowledge I have never seen it in fiction. You'd think it would come up all the time in fic. - when you're sharing an experience with a complete stranger (like watching a seagull throw up in public, or waiting for a late train) and you make eye contact, and some comment to each other, and then you guys are, like, ALLIES now. Like you would willingly ride to war to save them. You can't make eye contact again, but you are very aware of them , baffling and complex inner - just evidence of other people's rich lives happylilprompts This... I want to see more of this in writing. They're such giving details, I love it. quietnighty "evidence of other people's rich, baffling and complex inner lives" is exactly my very favorite thing to see in writing and media thanks @elodieunderglass and @happylilprompts. Why does realism in storytelling tend to focus on details of pain, fear, or horror and so rarely on these sorts of moments, which are just as universal and real. When did realistic become synonymous with awful, dark, and the abominable "gritty? <p>These little things throughout the day via /r/wholesomememes <a href="https://ift.tt/2LXDYuR">https://ift.tt/2LXDYuR</a></p>

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Complex, Food, and Head: delladilly do you ever see someone in some quiet intimate moment and suddenly love them so desperately you feel like you're dying air in Us es mrrrl I love seeing grown humans setting about little creative tasks out of boredom and then looking quietly pleased with themselves, like maybe a middle-aged woman on her train home from work manages to make a tower out of empty coffee creamers and gazes at it proudly for a few seconds I love seeing other people make the overblown OOPS I FORGOT SOMETHING performance for no-one that most of us do when we have to turn around in the middle of the pavement. I love seeing stony-faced people in queues unable to contain a smile when a baby looking over its mother's shoulder in front of them locks eyes and does that astonished stare brittajj26 when someone is standing in line and they don't quite dance to the music playing, but you can SEE their head bop and them mouthing the words when someone thinks no one's paying attention and they sing-talk themselves thru a task when they laugh or try to hide a laugh when looking at their phone elodieunderglass when someone does the thing where they enter another space (such as a supermarket aisle) striding with total purpose, then suddenly forget what they're doing/looking for, and stop there looking blank for a millisecond while they reboot. - when people are looking for scissors, in their home or in a store and they make the scissors gesture with their non-dominant hand as an aid to remind them what they're doing when automatic social interactions glitch, like when you tell a waiter that you hope he enjoys his food too, or tell the stranger on the phone that you love them - the hand gesture people make when they're thinking at their computer, not typing, and their elbow rests on the table, and they feel the edge of their fingernail with their thumb. This is such a lovely little gesture and to my knowledge I have never seen it in fiction. You'd think it would come up all the time in fic. - when you're sharing an experience with a complete stranger (like watching a seagull throw up in public, or waiting for a late train) and you make eye contact, and some comment to each other, and then you guys are, like, ALLIES now. Like you would willingly ride to war to save them. You can't make eye contact again, but you are very aware of them , baffling and complex inner - just evidence of other people's rich lives happylilprompts This... I want to see more of this in writing. They're such giving details, I love it. quietnighty "evidence of other people's rich, baffling and complex inner lives" is exactly my very favorite thing to see in writing and media thanks @elodieunderglass and @happylilprompts. Why does realism in storytelling tend to focus on details of pain, fear, or horror and so rarely on these sorts of moments, which are just as universal and real. When did realistic become synonymous with awful, dark, and the abominable "gritty? <p>These little things throughout the day</p>

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Be Like, Disney, and Family: geniusorinsanity tumbl Follow xerem lotrfansaredorcs One overlooked thing that really sets the Lord of the Rings films apart from other franchises is how earnest they are Most movies are so afraid of being "cheesy" that whenever they say something like "friendship is the most powerful force in the world" they quickly undercut it with a joke to show We Don't Really Believe That!;) Even Disney films nowadays have the characters mock their own movie's tropes (if you start singing, I'm gonna throw up!") It's like winking at the camera: "See, audience? We know this is ridiculous! We're in on the joke!" But Lord of the Rings is just 12.5 hours of friendship and love being the most powerful forces in the world, played straight. Characters have conversations about how much their home and family and friends mean to them, how hope is eternal, how there is so much in the world that's worth living for.... and the film doesn't apologize for that. There's no winking at the audience about How Cheesy and Silly All This Is; it's just. Completely in earnest. And when Lord of the Rings does "lean on the fourth wall to talk about storytelling within the film, it's never to make jokes about How Ridiculous These Storytelling Tropes are (the way most films do).... but instead to talk about how valuable these stories can be. Like Sam's Speech at the end of the Two Towers the greatest stories are ones that give you something to believe in, give you hope, that help you see there are things in a bleak violent world that are worth living for nitrateglow Earnestness is so much cooler than all the hip cynicism in the world. You go LOTR lotrfansaredorcs LUIB loving and caring about things is in 2,759 notes Theres some good in this world, Mr. Frodo. And the LOTR films are three of them.

Theres some good in this world, Mr. Frodo. And the LOTR films are three of them.

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Chicago, Journey, and Memes: Former First Lady Michelle Obama Announces First Memoir 'Becoming' @balleralert O MING Micull hame NOVEMBER 13, 2018 Former First Lady Michelle Obama Announces First Memoir ‘Becoming’ - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Sunday, MichelleObama revealed that she will be releasing her first memoir and second book, this November. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The book, which will be titled, “Becoming,” will touch on the former first lady’s upbringing on the South Side of Chicago, “chronicling the experiences that have shaped her - from her childhood" to her years as a wife, mother, and the First Lady of the United States. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “Writing ‘Becoming’ has been a deeply personal experience,” Obama wrote Sunday. “I talk about my roots and how a girl from the South Side found her voice. I hope my journey inspires readers to find the courage to become whoever they aspire to be. I can’t wait to share my story.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to Rolling Stone, the book will be published by Penguin Random House, which secured the record-setting rights to both Barack and Michelle Obama’s post-presidency pieces. It is set to be released on November 13th. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “In her memoir, a work of deep reflection and mesmerizing storytelling, Michelle Obama invites readers into her world, chronicling the experiences that have shaped her -from her childhood to the South Side of Chicago to her years as a executive balancing the demands of motherhood and work, to her time spent at the world’s most famous address,” Penguin Random House said of the memoir. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “With unerring honesty and lively wit, she describes her triumphs and her disappointments, both public and private, telling her full story as she has lived it - in her own words and on her own terms,” the publishing company continued. “Warm, wise, and revelatory, ‘Becoming’ is the deeply personal reckoning of a woman of soul and substance who has steadily defied expectations - and whose story inspires us to do the same.”

Former First Lady Michelle Obama Announces First Memoir ‘Becoming’ - blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ On Sunday, MichelleObama revealed ...

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Beautiful, Black History Month, and Books: <p>Black history month black artists edition day 2: American poet, playwright, and novelist Langston Hughes.</p> <p>Langston Hughes was born in 1902 in Joplin, Missouri. As a child he grew up in several midwestern small towns. After his father left the family and divorced his mother, he spent most of his time being raised by his maternal grandmother while his mother searched around for work. Through oral tradition his grandmother instilled a sense of pride for his heritage and an appreciation for storytelling. In his autobiography he wrote: &ldquo;I was unhappy for a long time, and very lonesome, living with my grandmother. Then it was that books began to happen to me, and I began to believe in nothing but books and the wonderful world in books—where if people suffered, they suffered in beautiful language, not in monosyllables, as we did in Kansas.&rdquo;</p> <p>Langston developed a strong interest in poetry and writing; in grammar school he was elected class poet. He went to school for engineering but soon left due to racial prejudice and his strong attraction to Harlem culture and poetic pursuits. He floated through a few jobs, once even becoming the personal assistant of historian Carter G. Woodson. Eventually his poems called the eye of poet Vachel Lindsay, who helped Hughes publish his first official book of poems. In the mid-1920s, Hughes reenrolled in college, this time at the historically black Lincoln University. There he earned his bachelors degree and attended undergrad classes with future supreme court justice Thurgood Marshall.</p>

Black history month black artists edition day 2: American poet, playwright, and novelist Langston Hughes. Langston Hughes was born in 1902 ...

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Anaconda, Baller Alert, and Billboard: Baller Alert's Today in Hip-Hop: Wu-Tang Clan Released "C.R.E.A.M." 24 Years Ago @balleralert THE ANG 36 CHAMBERS 9 WU-TANG CLAN Baller Alert’s Today in Hip-Hop: Wu-Tang Clan Released “C.R.E.A.M.” 24 Years Ago-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ On January 31, 1994, Wu-Tang Clan released their smash single “C.R.E.A.M." (Cash Rules Everything Around Me) from their 1993 album, ‘Enter the Wu-Tang (36 Chambers)’. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ To this day, “C.R.E.A.M.” remains a hip-hop classic that made us fall in love with Wu-Tang and their raw, street demeanor. For those that weren’t hip to their impeccable storytelling skills, the single also showcased their lyrical capabilities. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ When it comes to pop culture, you can often still hear the term be used or referenced by the likes of Drake to Bryson Tiller’s verse in “Wild Thoughts”. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ To this day, “C.R.E.A.M.” remains one of the group’s highest charting singles, peaking at 60 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ On January 29, 2009, the single was certified Gold by the RIAA, almost 15 years after its release. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ In addition to its impact on hip-hop, the single has also received an array of accolades. Time listed the song on its list of All-TIME 100 Greatest Songs. Rolling Stone magazine also ranked the song 11 on their list of 50 Greatest Hip-Hop Songs of All Time.

Baller Alert’s Today in Hip-Hop: Wu-Tang Clan Released “C.R.E.A.M.” 24 Years Ago-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀ On January 31, 1994, ...

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Books, Butthurt, and Disney: <p><a href="https://hst3000.tumblr.com/post/169017978202/libertarirynn-coffeefrenchandhistory" class="tumblr_blog">hst3000</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://libertarirynn.tumblr.com/post/169016196974/coffeefrenchandhistory-beauty-nova" class="tumblr_blog">libertarirynn</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://coffeefrenchandhistory.tumblr.com/post/169014585745/beauty-nova-coffeefrenchandhistory-anyways" class="tumblr_blog">coffeefrenchandhistory</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://beauty-nova.tumblr.com/post/169014430893/coffeefrenchandhistory-anyways-heres-the" class="tumblr_blog">beauty-nova</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://coffeefrenchandhistory.tumblr.com/post/169009033245/anyways-heres-the-actual-canon-of-luke" class="tumblr_blog">coffeefrenchandhistory</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>Anyways, here’s the actual canon of Luke Skywalker. He got married to Mara Jade, who was Emperor Palpatine’s badass Force-sensitive assassin, and he had a kid named Ben Skywalker. He didn’t run from his problems, he didn’t let setbacks slow him down. He faced his problems head on, became Grand Master of a New Jedi Order, and fought alongside the New Republic to bring peace to the galaxy. </p></blockquote> <p>also a clone of emperor palpatine turned him to the dark side</p> </blockquote> <p>Because he thought he could defeat the Dark Side from within (like Quinlan Vos). And Leia helped redeem him and bring him back to the Light (and she eventually also became a Jedi Master) </p> </blockquote> <p>I’m pretty sure Kylo (Ben Solo) was a Han and Leia’s son Jacen Solo being given the name of Luke and Mara’s son Ben Skywalker. Really it does make more sense for Luke to be the one who names his child after Obi-Wan since Han and Leia didn’t really have a relationship with him, but I’m sure Disney figured the name would be more recognizable and preferred to make Luke a bachelor. Jacen is the son of Han and Leia who turns to the Dark in the books. Honestly they had so much to work with with expanded universe, I don’t know why they canned it.</p> </blockquote> <p>Because unless they were prepared to do a line for line adaptation of the books (a lot of which aren’t that great), the butthurt from the fandom would make the current yelling look like a polite cough. (And they’d have to pay the authors ludicrous royalties. Better to scrap it and start over from a financial and storytelling perspective).</p></blockquote> <p>Well you’re probably right about that.</p>
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Disney, Future, and Memes: Disney Takes Over Fox for $52.4 Billion @balleralert D026067 Disney Takes Over Fox for $52.4 Billion - Blogged by @tktrinidad ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Who knew that Mickey Mouse had that type of money lying around. The Walt Disney Company bought 20th Century Fox for $52.4 billion in an all in stock deal.This deal includes film and television studios, cable and international TV businesses. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to Variety, Disney CEO Bob Iger expressed his excitement about this historic buyout, saying, “The acquisition of this stellar collection of businesses from 21st Century Fox reflects the increasing consumer demand for a rich diversity of entertainment experiences that are more compelling, accessible and convenient than ever before.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “We’re honored and grateful that Rupert Murdoch has entrusted us with the future of businesses he spent a lifetime building, and we’re excited about this extraordinary opportunity to significantly increase our portfolio of well-loved franchises and branded content to greatly enhance our growing direct-to-consumer offerings. The deal will also substantially expand our international reach, allowing us to offer world-class storytelling and innovative distribution platforms to more consumers in key markets around the world,” he said. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Due to this massive deal, Iger extended his contract with Disney until 2021 to make sure the acquisition goes well. Also, If you had shares in Disney, it rose 39 cents and Fox shares rose 44 cents. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Fox chairman, Rupert Murdoch said, “We are extremely proud of all that we have built at 21st Century Fox, and I firmly believe that this combination with Disney will unlock even more value for shareholders as the new Disney continues to set the pace in what is an exciting and dynamic industry. Furthermore, I’m convinced that this combination, under Bob Iger’s leadership, will be one of the greatest companies in the world. I’m grateful and encouraged that Bob has agreed to stay on, and is committed to succeeding with a combined team that is second to none.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ We will see if this takeover will affect us in a positive or negative way as far as content and pricing.

Disney Takes Over Fox for $52.4 Billion - Blogged by @tktrinidad ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Who knew that Mickey Mouse had that type of money lying a...

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Beautiful, Community, and Drugs: Issa Rae To Develop '90s L Family Drama For HBO @balleralert Issa Rae To Develop ‘90s L.A. Family Drama For HBO – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Everyone’s favorite Awkward Black Girl is creating new original content for HBO. As fans await the forthcoming season of the super relatable comedy series, “Insecure,” IssaRae is cooking up a family drama for the network. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ According to Deadline, Rae is teaming up with author Angela Flournoy to create a brand new series that will focus on an African American family living in L.A. in the ‘90s. Although the series is not-yet titled it will follow the lives of Sheryl and Jackson, a married couple with two teenagers, Ebony and Les. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ The series will be set in the ‘90s, highlighting the crack epidemic, war on drugs and police brutality, as Jackson, who is an upcoming police officer, combats the racial tensions and gang violence within his community. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ “I’m so thrilled to be working with Angela,” Rae said of the new project. “I was a huge fan of ‘The Turner House’ and we feel so lucky to bring her beautiful storytelling to HBO.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Rae will serve as the executive producer of the series, alongside Dave Becky and Jonathan Berry.

Issa Rae To Develop ‘90s L.A. Family Drama For HBO – blogged by @MsJennyb ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ Everyone’s favorite Awkward Black Girl is creating...

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Bunnies, Definitely, and Target: RIP Bunny <p><a href="http://jennyloggins.tumblr.com/post/165981729269/phantoms-lair-perilousechidna" class="tumblr_blog" target="_blank">jennyloggins</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://phantoms-lair.tumblr.com/post/165960594368/perilousechidna-knightsolaireofthesun" class="tumblr_blog" target="_blank">phantoms-lair</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://perilousechidna.tumblr.com/post/165853440112/knightsolaireofthesun-britishbeardicism" class="tumblr_blog" target="_blank">perilousechidna</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://knightsolaireofthesun.tumblr.com/post/165813480239/britishbeardicism-vividroute" class="tumblr_blog" target="_blank">knightsolaireofthesun</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://britishbeardicism.tumblr.com/post/165809993763/vividroute-jurvektheblogsmer-nooooo-rekt" class="tumblr_blog" target="_blank">britishbeardicism</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://vividroute.tumblr.com/post/165412823241/jurvektheblogsmer-nooooo" class="tumblr_blog" target="_blank">vividroute</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://jurvektheblogsmer.tumblr.com/post/165315729003/nooooo" class="tumblr_blog" target="_blank">jurvektheblogsmer</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>NooOOO</p></blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="309" data-orig-width="500"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/7b7a613ccf50a90d339cf800236e2816/tumblr_inline_owe6pjiWIE1qic1sa_500.jpg" data-orig-height="309" data-orig-width="500"/></figure></blockquote> <p>Rekt</p> </blockquote> <p>Visual storytelling </p> </blockquote> <p>Pretty sure those aren’t rabbit tracks. I think this was a bird shuffling through the snow, and then it made wing impressions when it took off. If it was an eagle, or something, that got a rabbit, there would be more disturbed snow.</p> </blockquote> <p>DEFINITELY not rabbit tracks. The tracks wouldn’t be linked since rabbits hop not walk and the tracks of the fore and hind legs are quite distinctive. <b>This</b> is what rabbit tracks in snow look like</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="552" data-orig-width="736"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/b404ac81f968e3cf8aade123c296fe1d/tumblr_inline_ox6b25Q4XD1qjvf3e_540.jpg" data-orig-height="552" data-orig-width="736"/></figure><p>No bunnies were harmed in the making of above post</p> </blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="303" data-orig-width="540"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/1d81bc9fb9905fc43be11c7223899a35/tumblr_inline_ox7rpl5E2X1qbw22z_500.jpg" data-orig-height="303" data-orig-width="540"/></figure></blockquote>

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Life, Memes, and Police: #BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 2Pac Released "Trapped" from Debut Album 2Pacalypse Now' @balleralert ADVISORY BallerAlert's Today in Hip-Hop: 2Pac Released "Trapped" from Debut Album '2Pacalypse Now'-blogged by @thereal__bee ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ On Sept. 25, 1991, rapper 2Pac released a single from his debut album '2Pacalypse Now' titled "Trapped.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Though the song was released over twenty years ago, the subject still holds true in today's society. Through his impeccable storytelling, 2Pac tells the story of police brutality that people of color know all too well. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ The first part of the song is about 2Pac being harassed by the police, even being shot at by one. Instead of backing down, he shoots back at the officer which launches a chase. The police eventually corner him resulting in the last line of the song, "What do I do? Live my life in a prison cell?- I'd rather die than be trapped in a living hell.” ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀ Similar to other songs from this poetic lyricist, "Trapped" is another relatable tale of what black people, especially black men, experience when they interact with police officers. It also is another example of how hip-hop continues to be the voice of the urban youth.

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Fall, Lgbt, and Love: shiraglassman: the-aila-test:  Does It Pass The Aila Test? We all know the rules of The Bechdel Test. In recent years, fans of more feminist-friendly films have included their own character tests, like The Mako Mori Test, The Furiosa Test, The Sexy Lamp Test, the list goes on. While these are all helpful (though comical) tools feminists have used to criticize media narratives, very few of them seem to empower or apply when viewing Indigenous and Aboriginal women in media narratives / storytelling. As a Native woman, I’ve experienced disappointment and heartache from the way Native women were represented on film, television, cartoons, and other forms of media. From stereotypical “Indian princesses” to the distressing amount of physical and sexual violence in live action period pieces, it felt that a Native woman was not a character you were meant to love and root for. She was never a character you were supposed to relate to or want to be. In almost every role she’s in, she cannot exist without being a prop for another character’s story, and if she has a “happy ending,” it’s usually in the arms of a white colonist or settler. I’ve created the Aila Test to bring my own concerns to the table when feminists criticize media. Not only should these issues be analyzed and addressed, but content creators who write about Indigenous / Aboriginal women should consider writing characters who pass this test. We need them now, more than ever. To pass the Aila Test, your film / animation / comic book / novel / etc, must abide by these three important rules: 1. Is she an Indigenous / Aboriginal woman who is a main character… 2. Who  DOES NOT fall in love with a white man… 3. And DOES NOT end up raped or murdered at any point in the story. Do you know characters that pass the Aila Test? Please submit them to this page! I found one! It’s only sixteen pages long, but “Né łe” by Darcie Little Badger is a short sci-fi romance between two Native American women…. in space… surrounded by forty-one puppies. It’s part of an LGBT Native collection called Love Beyond Body, Space, and Time and I reviewed just the story by itself here.

shiraglassman: the-aila-test:  Does It Pass The Aila Test? We all know the rules of The Bechdel Test. In recent years, fans of more femini...

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