If there was a medal for diplomacy, Romney would already have been eliminated...– John Cassidy on Mitt Romney and David Cameron’s clash over the Olympics: http://nyr.kr/QLf69D (via newyorker)
humandoodad: marielikestodraw: The medias are talking a lot about hero Sally Ride passing away (and what a phenomenal woman she was indeed, wow), but none of them are mentioning that the woman who shared her life for 27 years, Tam O’Shaughnessy, will get no widow benefits from the States like astronauts’s spouses usually do. Because gay. Lesbian is still an ugly word, eh? Gosh, I didn’t...
anglofile: spicyshimmy: how is it possible to love fictional characters this much and also have people always been this way? like, did queen elizabeth lie in bed late sometimes thinking ‘VERILY I CANNOT EVEN FOR MERCUTIO HATH SLAIN ME WITH FEELS’ was caesar like ‘ET TU ODYSSEUS’ sometimes i wonder Ancient fandom win.