Hi followers, my friend and I are both homless in Oakland and we desperately need a place to stay. Even one night is fine, but we are exhausting a lot of time and energy (things we’re both dearly short on) trying to find a new place to stay every single night. We’re…
“we read books to find out who we are. what other people, real or imaginary, do and think and feel - is an essential guide to our understanding of what we ourselves are and may become.”—ursula k. le guin (via doeverythingcauseyolo)
“I adore the way fan fiction writers engage with and critique source texts, but manipulating them and breaking their rules. Some of it is straight-up homage, but a lot of [fan fiction] is really aggressive towards the source text. One tends to think of it as written by total fanboys and fangirls as a kind of worshipful act, but a lot of times you’ll read these stories and it’ll be like ‘What if Star Trek had an openly gay character on the bridge?’ And of course the point is that they don’t, and they wouldn’t, because they don’t have the balls, or they are beholden to their advertisers, or whatever. There’s a powerful critique, almost punk-like anger, being expressed there—which I find fascinating and interesting and cool.”—
YES. YES. This is one of the reasons I love Tony/Steve, because, come on - Captain America likes sucking dick. Can you imagine - I mean can you just try to imagine what the response would be if that were canon? If Steve Rogers actually were a great big ol’ patriotic, dick-sucking, man-loving, queer-ass superhero?