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Advice, Being Alone, and Bad: Girl Asks Rick And Morty's Co- Author How To Cope With Depression, Does Not Expect His Response Daniel Harmon is an American writer, producer, voice actor, and all-around cool guy He's the creator of popular show Rick and Morty A fan on Twitter recently asked him a personal, but important question... charming taint man @chojuroh @danharmon do you have advice for dealing with depression 6:04 AM - Nov 28, 2017 And he came back with the best possible response Dan Harmon @danharmon Replying to @chojuroh For One: Admit and accept that it's happening Awareness is everything. We put ourselves under so much pressure to feel good. It's okay to feel bad. It might be something you're good at! Communicate it. DO NOT KEEP IT SECRET. Own it. Like a hat or jacket. Your feelings are real 7:08 AM - Nov 28, 2017 Dan Harmon @danharmon Replying to danharmon@chojuroh Two: try to remind yourself, over and over, that feelings are real but they aren't reality. Example you can feel like life means nothing. True feeling Important feeling. TRUE that you feel it, BUT...whether life has meaning? Not up to us. Facts and feelings: equal but different 7:12 AM - Nov 28, 2017 Dan Harmon @danharmon Replying to @chojuroh The most important thing I can say to you is please don't deal with it alone. There is an incredible, miraculous magic to pushing your feelings out. Even writing "I want to die" on a piece of paper and burning it will feel better than thinking about it alone. Output is magical 7:14 AM - Nov 28, 2017 Dan Harmon @danharmon Replying to @danharmon @chojuroh Dark thoughts will echo off the walls of your skull they will distort and magnify. When you open your mouth (or an anonymous journal or blog or sketchpad), these thoughts go out. They'll be back but you gotta get em OUT Vent them. Tap them. I know you don't want to but try it 7:17 AM - Nov 28, 2017 It pretty much left us all 'kinda star struck rn' charming taint man @chojurolh Replying to @danharmon sorry I'm kinda star struck rn so I'm having a hard time articulating anything other than thank you so goddamn much for all of this. Probably better than my therapist could've said it. (And my boyfriend "TELL HIM THANK YOU AND THAT WE SUBSCRIBE TO HARMONTOWN") 7:22 AM - Nov 28, 2017 zelda-fitz-gives-no-shits: ambris: As someone who has dealt with depression for years, I can confirm this is incredibly good advice. just so you know, daniel harmon is an autistic writer, producer, and voice actor. it’s incredibly important that we don’t erase autistic creators; all of this is also important, but erasure is a huge problem and it’s so so vital for autistic kids to see (mentally ill and multifaceted) autistic adult creators and know that’s what they can grow up to be.
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Ash, Batman, and Bitch: Shawn Alexander Allen @aNuChallenger Still wondering why there is this obsession with making Kratos the whitest man to ever white man, and yet continue to employ a black man to voice him. Kratos could easily be the black man he clearly is, but people are too cowardly, too meek, too self absorbed to do fix it. <p><a href="http://the-mighty-birdy.tumblr.com/post/174995562248/kaldicuct-siryouarebeingmocked" class="tumblr_blog">the-mighty-birdy</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://kaldicuct.tumblr.com/post/174993366986/siryouarebeingmocked-broccolirambles" class="tumblr_blog">kaldicuct</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/174992765425/broccolirambles-siryouarebeingmocked" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://broccolirambles.tumblr.com/post/174989752170/siryouarebeingmocked-cisnowflake-jovosh" class="tumblr_blog">broccolirambles</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/174986740793/cisnowflake-jovosh-yokelfelonking" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://cisnowflake.tumblr.com/post/174667958171/jovosh-yokelfelonking-jackal-writes-main" class="tumblr_blog">cisnowflake</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://jovosh.tumblr.com/post/174666482788/yokelfelonking-jackal-writes-main" class="tumblr_blog">jovosh</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://yokelfelonking.tumblr.com/post/174666469722/jackal-writes-main-jollymount-venomkid-64" class="tumblr_blog">yokelfelonking</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://jackal-writes-main.tumblr.com/post/174664636931/jollymount-venomkid-64-ironbloodaika" class="tumblr_blog">jackal-writes-main</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://jollymount.tumblr.com/post/174664271157/venomkid-64-ironbloodaika-haretasora11" class="tumblr_blog">jollymount</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://venomkid-64.tumblr.com/post/174662963080/ironbloodaika-haretasora11-mageknight14-the" class="tumblr_blog">venomkid-64</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://ironbloodaika.tumblr.com/post/174656524615/haretasora11-mageknight14-the-man-is-literally" class="tumblr_blog">ironbloodaika</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://haretasora11.tumblr.com/post/174656402152/mageknight14-the-man-is-literally-covered-in-the" class="tumblr_blog">haretasora11</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://mageknight14.tumblr.com/post/172140016328/the-man-is-literally-covered-in-the-ashes-of-his" class="tumblr_blog">mageknight14</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>The man is literally covered in the ashes of his dead family.</p></blockquote> <p>How does someone not know this? Like it was explained in the first game was it not? Like honestly :/</p> </blockquote> <p style="">Someone who doesn’t know the full story I guess. :P<br/></p> </blockquote> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="357" data-orig-width="500" data-tumblr-attribution="clown-moontoon:OgEpwtCPhy2l3fHHhaUKLQ:ZCun0x2RRzyLv"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/04f2df13d765907ddf2e3f7a51c7de7b/tumblr_oykeg6Afvk1r1jfupo1_500.gif" data-orig-height="357" data-orig-width="500"/></figure></blockquote> <p><i>“I have no idea what this gaming shit is about but imma find a way to make it bout racism” </i></p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="729" data-orig-width="645"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/e58e0f665ddcbbdf492d0bbae778697a/tumblr_inline_p9yn44XP3Q1rt9vdx_540.png" data-orig-height="729" data-orig-width="645"/></figure></blockquote> <p>Kratos is from fucking Greece. From Sparta. They’re Mediterranean. What the fuck.</p> </blockquote> <p><b>WE</b><br/></p> </blockquote> <p>Wuz</p> </blockquote> <h1>SPARTANZ!</h1> </blockquote> <p>And if you look at the cutscenes from God of War 1 before he went white, he was pretty brown-skinned.</p> <p>Of course, if being voiced by a black person makes a character black, I guess that makes Ash Williams from Mass Effect black. Along with every character Cree Summer ever voiced.</p> <p><br/></p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="360" data-orig-width="480"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/7cc9caaa3e970c06b7041ea80b18b66a/tumblr_inline_pa0a2jxLDa1sps4wz_540.jpg" data-orig-height="360" data-orig-width="480"/></figure><p>.</p> <figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="768" data-orig-width="1024"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/8a78440ec6f06d20be984607aef88160/tumblr_inline_pa0a38rPph1sps4wz_540.jpg" data-orig-height="768" data-orig-width="1024"/></figure><p> Including the dog. <br/></p> </blockquote> <p>Oh, my goodness, I can’t remember who the character with purple hair and a black/yellow top is, or the girl in the black and red superhero outfit is. </p> </blockquote> <p>Max, Batman Beyond</p> <p>Valerie, Danny Phantom. Unless you mean the one on the bottom row, who’s, uh, Cree, from KND. And she’s a supervillain.</p> </blockquote> <p>Samurai Jack. Nuff fuckin said.</p> </blockquote> <p>People who bitch about voice actors’ races not matching the characters’ races annoy the fuck outta me. At the end of the day the voice actor is chosen to fit the character, regardless of what they look like, because that doesn’t fuckin matter. It’s the <i>VOICE</i> that matters!!! Not everything has to match everything, jfc</p></blockquote> <p>Y’all seriously need to quit with this shit.</p>
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Advice, Being Alone, and Bad: Girl Asks Rick And Morty's Co- Author How To Cope With Depression, Does Not Expect His Response Daniel Harmon is an American writer, producer, voice actor, and all-around cool guy He's the creator of popular show Rick and Morty A fan on Twitter recently asked him a personal, but important question... charming taint man @chojuroh @danharmon do you have advice for dealing with depression 6:04 AM - Nov 28, 2017 And he came back with the best possible response Dan Harmon @danharmon Replying to @chojuroh For One: Admit and accept that it's happening Awareness is everything. We put ourselves under so much pressure to feel good. It's okay to feel bad. It might be something you're good at! Communicate it. DO NOT KEEP IT SECRET. Own it. Like a hat or jacket. Your feelings are real 7:08 AM - Nov 28, 2017 Dan Harmon @danharmon Replying to danharmon@chojuroh Two: try to remind yourself, over and over, that feelings are real but they aren't reality. Example you can feel like life means nothing. True feeling Important feeling. TRUE that you feel it, BUT...whether life has meaning? Not up to us. Facts and feelings: equal but different 7:12 AM - Nov 28, 2017 Dan Harmon @danharmon Replying to @chojuroh The most important thing I can say to you is please don't deal with it alone. There is an incredible, miraculous magic to pushing your feelings out. Even writing "I want to die" on a piece of paper and burning it will feel better than thinking about it alone. Output is magical 7:14 AM - Nov 28, 2017 Dan Harmon @danharmon Replying to @danharmon @chojuroh Dark thoughts will echo off the walls of your skull they will distort and magnify. When you open your mouth (or an anonymous journal or blog or sketchpad), these thoughts go out. They'll be back but you gotta get em OUT Vent them. Tap them. I know you don't want to but try it 7:17 AM - Nov 28, 2017 It pretty much left us all 'kinda star struck rn' charming taint man @chojurolh Replying to @danharmon sorry I'm kinda star struck rn so I'm having a hard time articulating anything other than thank you so goddamn much for all of this. Probably better than my therapist could've said it. (And my boyfriend "TELL HIM THANK YOU AND THAT WE SUBSCRIBE TO HARMONTOWN") 7:22 AM - Nov 28, 2017 aliciaaadani: zelda-fitz-gives-no-shits: ambris: As someone who has dealt with depression for years, I can confirm this is incredibly good advice. just so you know, daniel harmon is an autistic writer, producer, and voice actor. it’s incredibly important that we don’t erase autistic creators; all of this is also important, but erasure is a huge problem and it’s so so vital for autistic kids to see (mentally ill and multifaceted) autistic adult creators and know that’s what they can grow up to be. This is truly great advice
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Animals, Bodies , and Food: White people killed an entire ethnicity of Blacks & made a cartoon about it for all to laugh at. #whatTheyDontTeach Us The last of the Tasmanians, William Lanr died in 1869. With his death, the Tasma became extinct due to genocide. <p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/173208246746/penfairy-tranny-levi-thatjedirey" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://penfairy.tumblr.com/post/172925169819/tranny-levi-thatjedirey-dear-tumb1r" class="tumblr_blog">penfairy</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://tranny-levi.tumblr.com/post/171891729444/thatjedirey-dear-tumb1r-marauders4evr" class="tumblr_blog">tranny-levi</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://thatjedirey.tumblr.com/post/171824649753/dear-tumb1r-marauders4evr" class="tumblr_blog">thatjedirey</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://dear-tumb1r.tumblr.com/post/129217385977">dear-tumb1r</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://marauders4evr.tumblr.com/post/129173913032">marauders4evr</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://prettyboyshyflizzy.tumblr.com/post/129146094919">prettyboyshyflizzy</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://jjsinterlude.tumblr.com/post/129143136115">jjsinterlude</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://norest4thaweary.tumblr.com/post/129129906330">norest4thaweary</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://eternalfratboy.tumblr.com/post/129127360590">eternalfratboy</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://bobbsayshi.tumblr.com/post/129108561665">bobbsayshi</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>I looked it up just to be sure and this shit is Fr y'all The Tasmanian people had a dialect and way of life that was different from other Aborigines. The British killed the men and women of the tribes and took away their food supply when they first arrived. Later they tried to “civilize” the Tasmanians and subject them to foreign diseases to kill off the last of them. The last full-blood Tasmanian woman was said to have lived until the year1888.</p> </blockquote> <p>Wow!</p> </blockquote> <p>at this point, what <i>isnt </i>racist in this country??!!</p> </blockquote> <p>WHAT THE FUCK</p> </blockquote> <p>Wow 😳😥</p> </blockquote> <p><figure data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="280" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/6e5c4b741b4a495ccab3c70c04801fd9/tumblr_inline_nuqohbARmv1r91wdr_500.gif" alt="image" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="280"/></figure></p> <p><b>As a History Concentration with a rather unsettling love for Looney Tunes and other classic cartoons, I never thought that I’d see the day where my two completely unrelated passions merged up so wonderfully.</b></p> <p><b>And yet, here we are.</b></p> <p><b>So let’s talk about Tasmania, shall we?</b></p> <p><b>Actually, pretty much everything that the OP said about Tasmania is correct.</b></p> <p><b>By the way, her name was Truganini (Nickname: Lallah Rookh.<i>)</i> If you’re going to use her legacy to try to criticize an old cartoon character you should at least give her the common courtesy of a name.</b></p> <p><b>Now then, let’s talk about Looney Tunes.</b></p> <p><b>Or more specifically, let us talk about the Tasmanian Devil.</b></p> <p><b>Taz for short.</b></p> <p><b>Great character.</b></p> <p><b>Fun, energetic, hungry, and <i>not a racist portrayal in any way, shape, or form.</i></b></p> <p><b>The statement that Taz is a racist portrayal of the Tasmanian people is <i>completely and one hundred percent wrong.</i></b></p> <p><b>Now I know what you’re thinking…</b></p> <p><b>“Alright marauders4evr, what <i>is </i>the Tasmanian Devil based off of?”<br/></b></p> <p><b>Well, Im glad that you asked.</b></p> <p><b>Gather ‘round and listen closely now because this is going to be one of the greatest revelations that you will ever hear in your mortal lives.</b></p> <p><b>The Tasmanian Devil…</b></p> <p><b>…is based off of the Tasmanian Devil!</b></p> <p><b>Yeah!</b></p> <p><b>It’s a real animal!</b></p> <figure data-orig-width="250" data-orig-height="163"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/09f7806bd3aeae2a8a28051cef0b1a0d/tumblr_inline_nuqoutIf6p1r91wdr_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="250" data-orig-height="163"/></figure><p><b>An energetic animal who eats everything in its sight.<br/></b></p> <p><b>And Robert McKimson based a character off of it.</b></p> <p><b>Speaking of one of the great men behind Looney Tunes…</b></p> <p><b>Let’s talk about Mel Blanc!</b></p> <p><b>I love him!</b></p> <p><b>I wish that I could have met him!</b></p> <p><b>He’s one of my late heroes.</b></p> <p><b>Phenomenal voice actor.</b></p> <p><b>The best that has ever existed.</b></p> <p><b>The Man of 1000 Voices he’s called.</b></p> <p><b>(And that’s an underestimate!)</b></p> <p><b>The point is that he took a lot of pride in his work.</b></p> <p><b>So what did he base Taz’s dialect off of?</b></p> <p><b>I can tell you right now that it wasn’t the Tasmanian people.</b></p> <p><b>Mel Blanc based the sound of the Tasmanian Devil…</b></p> <p><b>…off of the Tasmanian Devil!</b></p> <p><b>Here’s a clip of Taz’s dialect:</b></p> <figure class="tmblr-embed tmblr-full" data-provider="youtube" data-orig-width="459" data-orig-height="344" data-url="https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DEd0Hg7stjHE"><iframe width="540" height="405" id="youtube_iframe" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ed0Hg7stjHE?feature=oembed&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&amp;wmode=opaque" frameborder="0"></iframe></figure><p><b>And here’s a clip of the Tasmanian Devil’s scream:</b></p> <figure class="tmblr-embed tmblr-full" data-provider="youtube" data-orig-width="459" data-orig-height="344" data-url="https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DE3RjAh8PRTQ"><iframe width="540" height="405" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/E3RjAh8PRTQ?feature=oembed&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&amp;wmode=opaque" frameborder="0"></iframe></figure><p><b>(Chilling, ain’t it?)</b></p> <p><b>(On a side note, I just love to imagine Mel in the recording booth, screaming and growling before calmly doing Bugs’ voice!)</b></p> <p><b>In conclusion…</b></p> <p><b>What happened to the Tasmanian people truly is saddening and I wish that it hadn’t happened.</b></p> <p><b>THE TASMANIAN DEVIL (TAZ) IS NOT A RACIST PORTRAYAL IN ANY WAY, SHAPE, OR FORM</b></p> <p><b>THE TASMANIAN DEVIL IS A REAL ANIMAL!</b></p> <p><b>MEL BLANC WAS AWESOME AND DESERVES YOUR UTMOST RESPECT!</b></p> <p><i><b>T-T-T-T-T-T-THAT’S ALL FOLKS!</b></i></p> </blockquote> <p>Fabulous</p> </blockquote> <p>There’s enough actual, legitimate racism in this world. Speak out against that instead of making shit up. </p> </blockquote> <p>I thought it was common knowledge that all the animals in Looney Tunes were based on actual animals, and aren’t meant to represent people.</p> </blockquote> <p>And by the way, Tasmanian Aboriginals are still around. Truganini was the last full-blooded Palawa, but that doesn’t mean they are “extinct” as those reductive infographics would have you believe. Doesn’t matter how much milk you put in a cup of coffee, it’s still a cup of coffee, and just because Tasmanian aboriginals today are mixed race doesn’t mean they’re not still aboriginal with a living culture and a strong connection to their ancestors and their history. </p> <p>On Bruny Island, Truganini’s birthplace, which the Nuenone people called Lunnawanna-Alonnah, there is a thriving cultural centre called Weetapoona. The government restored land to Tasmanian aboriginals a few years back. There they are doing some fantastic work to revive their customs, work with archaeologists, as well as achieve reconciliation. </p> <p>Colonists certainly committed incomprehensible atrocities. Kidnapping, rape, murder, massacre, theft of land, even theft of aboriginal bodies. Not content with taking their lives and exiling them from country, they took bodies as trophies and sent them across the sea, away from land and ancestors. As a way of excusing their atrocities, perhaps, colonisers spread the idea that Tasmanians were the most backward and least evolved of all human beings, making them valuable “specimens.” It was Truganini’s greatest fear that she would be made a souvenir after she died, and unfortunately her fears came true. It took many, many decades before her body was returned to country. I could go on and on, but my point is that it is so important that we don’t spread this idea of extinction and acknowledge them instead as a living culture who must be allowed to define themselves, their past and their future. Spreading nonsense and reductive half-truths like the one above only makes it worse. </p> </blockquote> <p>OP is either an idiot who can’t do research or a liar.</p></blockquote>
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Animals, Food, and Gif: White people killed an entire ethnicity of Blacks & made a cartoon about it for all to laugh at. #whatTheyDontTeach Us The last of the Tasmanians, William Lanr died in 1869. With his death, the Tasma became extinct due to genocide. tranny-levi: thatjedirey: dear-tumb1r: marauders4evr: prettyboyshyflizzy: jjsinterlude: norest4thaweary: eternalfratboy: bobbsayshi: I looked it up just to be sure and this shit is Fr y'all The Tasmanian people had a dialect and way of life that was different from other Aborigines. The British killed the men and women of the tribes and took away their food supply when they first arrived. Later they tried to “civilize” the Tasmanians and subject them to foreign diseases to kill off the last of them. The last full-blood Tasmanian woman was said to have lived until the year1888. Wow! at this point, what isnt racist in this country??!! WHAT THE FUCK Wow 😳😥 As a History Concentration with a rather unsettling love for Looney Tunes and other classic cartoons, I never thought that I’d see the day where my two completely unrelated passions merged up so wonderfully. And yet, here we are. So let’s talk about Tasmania, shall we? Actually, pretty much everything that the OP said about Tasmania is correct. By the way, her name was Truganini (Nickname: Lallah Rookh.) If you’re going to use her legacy to try to criticize an old cartoon character you should at least give her the common courtesy of a name. Now then, let’s talk about Looney Tunes. Or more specifically, let us talk about the Tasmanian Devil. Taz for short. Great character. Fun, energetic, hungry, and not a racist portrayal in any way, shape, or form. The statement that Taz is a racist portrayal of the Tasmanian people is completely and one hundred percent wrong. Now I know what you’re thinking… “Alright marauders4evr, what is the Tasmanian Devil based off of?” Well, Im glad that you asked. Gather ‘round and listen closely now because this is going to be one of the greatest revelations that you will ever hear in your mortal lives. The Tasmanian Devil… …is based off of the Tasmanian Devil! Yeah! It’s a real animal! An energetic animal who eats everything in its sight. And Robert McKimson based a character off of it. Speaking of one of the great men behind Looney Tunes… Let’s talk about Mel Blanc! I love him! I wish that I could have met him! He’s one of my late heroes. Phenomenal voice actor. The best that has ever existed. The Man of 1000 Voices he’s called. (And that’s an underestimate!) The point is that he took a lot of pride in his work. So what did he base Taz’s dialect off of? I can tell you right now that it wasn’t the Tasmanian people. Mel Blanc based the sound of the Tasmanian Devil… …off of the Tasmanian Devil! Here’s a clip of Taz’s dialect: And here’s a clip of the Tasmanian Devil’s scream: (Chilling, ain’t it?) (On a side note, I just love to imagine Mel in the recording booth, screaming and growling before calmly doing Bugs’ voice!) In conclusion… What happened to the Tasmanian people truly is saddening and I wish that it hadn’t happened. THE TASMANIAN DEVIL (TAZ) IS NOT A RACIST PORTRAYAL IN ANY WAY, SHAPE, OR FORM THE TASMANIAN DEVIL IS A REAL ANIMAL! MEL BLANC WAS AWESOME AND DESERVES YOUR UTMOST RESPECT! T-T-T-T-T-T-THAT’S ALL FOLKS! Fabulous There’s enough actual, legitimate racism in this world. Speak out against that instead of making shit up. I thought it was common knowledge that all the animals in Looney Tunes were based on actual animals, and aren’t meant to represent people.
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Animals, Food, and Gif: White people killed an entire ethnicity of Blacks & made a cartoon about it for all to laugh at. #whatTheyDontTeach Us The last of the Tasmanians, William Lanr died in 1869. With his death, the Tasma became extinct due to genocide. tranny-levi: thatjedirey: dear-tumb1r: marauders4evr: prettyboyshyflizzy: jjsinterlude: norest4thaweary: eternalfratboy: bobbsayshi: I looked it up just to be sure and this shit is Fr y'all The Tasmanian people had a dialect and way of life that was different from other Aborigines. The British killed the men and women of the tribes and took away their food supply when they first arrived. Later they tried to “civilize” the Tasmanians and subject them to foreign diseases to kill off the last of them. The last full-blood Tasmanian woman was said to have lived until the year1888. Wow! at this point, what isnt racist in this country??!! WHAT THE FUCK Wow 😳😥 As a History Concentration with a rather unsettling love for Looney Tunes and other classic cartoons, I never thought that I’d see the day where my two completely unrelated passions merged up so wonderfully. And yet, here we are. So let’s talk about Tasmania, shall we? Actually, pretty much everything that the OP said about Tasmania is correct. By the way, her name was Truganini (Nickname: Lallah Rookh.) If you’re going to use her legacy to try to criticize an old cartoon character you should at least give her the common courtesy of a name. Now then, let’s talk about Looney Tunes. Or more specifically, let us talk about the Tasmanian Devil. Taz for short. Great character. Fun, energetic, hungry, and not a racist portrayal in any way, shape, or form. The statement that Taz is a racist portrayal of the Tasmanian people is completely and one hundred percent wrong. Now I know what you’re thinking… “Alright marauders4evr, what is the Tasmanian Devil based off of?” Well, Im glad that you asked. Gather ‘round and listen closely now because this is going to be one of the greatest revelations that you will ever hear in your mortal lives. The Tasmanian Devil… …is based off of the Tasmanian Devil! Yeah! It’s a real animal! An energetic animal who eats everything in its sight. And Robert McKimson based a character off of it. Speaking of one of the great men behind Looney Tunes… Let’s talk about Mel Blanc! I love him! I wish that I could have met him! He’s one of my late heroes. Phenomenal voice actor. The best that has ever existed. The Man of 1000 Voices he’s called. (And that’s an underestimate!) The point is that he took a lot of pride in his work. So what did he base Taz’s dialect off of? I can tell you right now that it wasn’t the Tasmanian people. Mel Blanc based the sound of the Tasmanian Devil… …off of the Tasmanian Devil! Here’s a clip of Taz’s dialect: And here’s a clip of the Tasmanian Devil’s scream: (Chilling, ain’t it?) (On a side note, I just love to imagine Mel in the recording booth, screaming and growling before calmly doing Bugs’ voice!) In conclusion… What happened to the Tasmanian people truly is saddening and I wish that it hadn’t happened. THE TASMANIAN DEVIL (TAZ) IS NOT A RACIST PORTRAYAL IN ANY WAY, SHAPE, OR FORM THE TASMANIAN DEVIL IS A REAL ANIMAL! MEL BLANC WAS AWESOME AND DESERVES YOUR UTMOST RESPECT! T-T-T-T-T-T-THAT’S ALL FOLKS! Fabulous There’s enough actual, legitimate racism in this world. Speak out against that instead of making shit up. I thought it was common knowledge that all the animals in Looney Tunes were based on actual animals, and aren’t meant to represent people.
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Batman, Love, and Memes: PHOTO: CBR Ben Affleck has probably gotten the best balance of the two...he's a really d Bruce Wayne and a realy g good Bruce Wayne and a really good Batman. @HISTORYOFTHEBATMAN Kevin Conroy Afternoon Gothamites! During the press round table for the newest DC Animated Film "Batman and Harley Quinn" at San Diego Comic Con this past weekend, veteran Batman voice actor Kevin Conroy weighed in on who is his favorite live action Caped Crusader. According to a transcript from Comic Book Resources, Conroy says “You know, I thought it was weird when Warner Bros. didn’t give the franchise to one actor when the first started doing the films. You just assumed they were going to cast a Batman and he was going to carry the whole franchise. But then when I saw the different ones — Michael Keaton and Val Kilmer, [George Clooney], and Christian Bale — all the different takes, this was really smart, because each actor does it so differently. And I love seeing all the different takes. I think some of them get Bruce Wayne more than they get Batman, and some of them get Batman more than they get Bruce Wayne. I think Ben Affleck has probably gotten the best balance of the two. He’s a really good Bruce Wayne and a really good Batman.” The CBR article also references my 2016 @StanLeeComicCon panel with Kevin Conroy, stating when I asked him his favorite live action Batman he enjoyed Christian Bale's portrayal in The Dark Knight Trilogy (you can watch the entire panel on my YouTube channel (History of the Batman, youtu.be-gNdmiQoPBjA) and listen to the audio on my History of the Batman podcast on iTunes!). What are your thoughts on Conroy's comments about Ben Affleck's Batman? Who is your favorite live action Dark Knight? Thanks for following and we'll have more History of the Batman soon! [CBR Article: http:-bit.ly-2vGNnyL] ✌🏼💙🦇🎬

Afternoon Gothamites! During the press round table for the newest DC Animated Film "Batman and Harley Quinn" at San Diego Comic Con this pas...

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