dracofidus:

sevy-sev:

Giles gets knocked down

last night i accidentally made this piece of garbage and i can’t stop laughing

This is, literally, the greatest video ever made in the history of the world.

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wearitcounts:

say it with me now

there is nothing disrespectful about queer readings of characters in classic literature

there is nothing disrespectful about queer readings of characters in classic literature

there is nothing disrespectful about queer readings of characters in classic literature

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Luke Cage was created in 1972.

Four years earlier, in 1968, Martin Luther King, Jr. was shot and killed.

Five years before that, in 1963, Medgar Evers was shot and killed.

Eight years before that, in 1955, a young Black man named Emmett Till was tortured, then shot and killed.

These events, and numerous others with frightening similarity, happened in a line, and in the early years of the first decade to reap the social benefits of the Civil Rights Movement, Marvel Comics gives the fans (and the world) a Black male superhero whose primary superhuman aspect… is that he’s bulletproof.

Not flight, or super speed, or a power ring.

The superhuman ability of being impervious to bullets.

Superheroes. Action heroes. Fantasy heroes.

Power fantasies.

Is there any doubt the power fantasy of the Black man in the years following multiple assassinations of his leaders and children by way of the gun would be superhuman resistance to bullets?

In American society, the Black man has come a long way from the terrors of the past handful of centuries, only to crash right into the terrors of the 21st century. Some of those terrors being the same exact ones their grandparents had to face and survive — or not.

There are Black men who are wealthy, powerful, formidable and/or dangerous. They can affect change undreamt of by their parents, and their parents’ parents. Their children will be able to change the world in ways we can intuit and others we can barely begin to try and predict.

But a bullet can rip through their flesh and their future with no effort whatsoever.

And so we look at Luke Cage, a man who gets shot on a regular basis, whose body language is such that he is expecting to be shot at, prepared for the impact — because he knows he can take it.

And maybe, in the subconscious of the uni-mind of Marvel Comics, is the understanding that Luke Cage may unfortunately always be a relevant fantasy idea for the Black man.

2012 – Trayvon Martin is shot and killed.

2013 – Jonathan Ferrell is shot and killed.

2014 – Michael Brown is shot and killed.

2015/2016 – Luke Cage premieres on Netflix.

I look forward to seeing if the Luke Cage of that show will have a true understanding of his power and what he symbolizes.

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Real Life Proves Why Luke Cage Endures (via comicberks)

Reading that was like getting kicked in the gut. And yet it feels like that’s not enough.

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devils-in-my-head:

marnla:

killing it

me at da club

Aw yiss get it

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ericscissorhands:

"Some women are lost in the fire. Some women are built from it."

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damittromney:

thelustedwanderer:

helyon:

daemontool:

straight people are terrifying they can go as far as to give the girl skeleton a pair of bone titties to indicate its a straight relationship

Oh my razzling dazzling god

Actually, the skeleton with bone boobs is a male skeleton. From what I can see, the pelvic inlet is too narrow to be female, and the pubic arch is far too V shaped to be female. So this is scientifically two male skeletons.

the straights have been foiled again

This is one of the most ridiculous things I’ve ever seen. I’m just imagining a marketer looking at it and saying “Hmmm…looks a little bit gay. Can we throw some tits on one of the skeletons?”
Someone had to make those bone titties. Someone got paid money to add breasts to a skeleton.

damittromney:

thelustedwanderer:

helyon:

daemontool:

straight people are terrifying they can go as far as to give the girl skeleton a pair of bone titties to indicate its a straight relationship

Oh my razzling dazzling god

Actually, the skeleton with bone boobs is a male skeleton. From what I can see, the pelvic inlet is too narrow to be female, and the pubic arch is far too V shaped to be female. So this is scientifically two male skeletons.

the straights have been foiled again

This is one of the most ridiculous things I’ve ever seen. I’m just imagining a marketer looking at it and saying “Hmmm…looks a little bit gay. Can we throw some tits on one of the skeletons?”

Someone had to make those bone titties. Someone got paid money to add breasts to a skeleton.

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Up with this I will not put