jolivet:

teamladsvsteamgents:

hurdygurdyflurdy:

I don’t know which is better, the fact that this commercial exists or that it’s for a real product.

Lemme fucking tell you something, this shit fucking WORKS. Like damn we have a bottle at my house and IT’S FUCKIN GREAT.

I kept seeing this pop up during my Youtube searches and I FINALLY WATCHED IT AND I AM SO GLAD I DID.

5 hours ago with 19,506 notes — via thesweetpianowritingdownmylife, © hurdygurdyflurdy
#they sell this at my university stores #im so glad it has a commercial like this though #beautiful



asexual-supernatural:

swordofthehost:

*casually links acefic blog*

*casually signal boosting a multi-fandom asexual rec blog*

5 hours ago with 39 notes — via thesweetpianowritingdownmylife, © swordofthehost
#AMAZING #Asexuality



feministsirius:

mcgonagall pulling sirius into her office after every outburst in fifth year before he moves out & gets disowned and refusing to punish him but instead offering him biscuits and talking to him about quidditch

mcgonagall intercepting howlers so that they never reach him

mcgonagall quietly replacing the books on queerness that keep disappearing from the library’s restricted section after remus has signed in

mcgonagall giving the care of magical creatures and defense against the dark arts professors A Stern Talking To when she hears they’ve been going on anti-werewolf bents in class

mcgonagall mothering students who need her

mcgonagall

8 hours ago with 22,031 notes — via thesweetpianowritingdownmylife, © feministsirius
#hp #yes please



top three Lee Pace characters | #1: Ned the Pie Maker (Pushing Daisies)

9 hours ago with 2,098 notes — via wearyruler, © leepacey
#Pushing Daisies



skywlker:

Get To Know Me Meme:

[2/12] favourite movies in no particular order:

  • The Road to El Dorado (2000)
15 hours ago with 24,762 notes — via spectacularlyignorantinaniceway, © skywlker
#El dorado #what a good movie



juliajm15:

thecottonproject:

Hera stole all of Percy’s memories except for Annabeth and Mean Girls quotes. 

(Nico is the only one who notices.)

This never gets old…

1 day ago with 13,144 notes — via burdge, © thecottonproject
#ahhh perfect #Percy Jackson



So I’ve got the apartment to myself for the weekend and I couldn’t figure out why is was so freaking cold because I had the thermostat set to 68 and normally that’s fine but it’s so fucking cold in here and I just looked at the thermostat again and someone turned the heat off??? Like?? Who dID THAT AND WHY. JUST BECAUSE YOU GUYS LEFT FOR THE WEEKEND DOESN’T MEAN I’M NOT HERE

1 day ago with 1 note
#I WAS SO COLD #BUT NOT ENOUGH TO REALIZE EVIDENTLY



shardsofdaydreams:

carryonwinchestering:

Being internet smart is like the 21st century version of being street smart. 

Okay Dad, these are the websites you use to watch your show. 

Sockshare, Putlocker, gorillavid, nosvideo and novamov are your friends, stick to them and you know you’re okay.

DO NOT click on anything that wants you to download updates or DivX. 

DO NOT click on adverts on the side. 

And be very cautious of fake play buttons. 

You are ready. Go forth and watch Dexter. 

Just because your browser SAYS you have a virus and it needs your credit card number to run a scan DOESNT MEAN ITS TRUE

1 day ago with 47,433 notes — via liztrade, © carryonwinchestering
#I literally just gave this lecture to my mom so she could finish supernatural



notamorningbird:

lillian-raven:

hungrylikethewolfie:

cure-krismoth:

pagangirl:

emegustart:

latining:

emegustart:

chenisthebestkitty:

emegustart:

This is supposed to happen the first time Persephone is back to the Underworld….so I went and made a sequel for a comic that hasn’t even happened yet. Wibbly wobbly timey wimey….

Did I regret anything? No. No I don’t. 

on deviantart

._.

He kidnapped her

Against her will

Thanks fo her father after her father raped her

She starved herself to get out of his place

twhere do people read romance into this, where??ßß1ßewkofp *flops over*

Thanks for continue to focus on the kidnapping part which is not the point of this myth. 

Life and Death, the balance between them and the changes they cause, and the origin and meaning of the seasons cycle, on the other hand, are the real points. 

Thanks for also persisting in the idea of Persephone as a passive figure. Kidnapped, raped, silenced, with no saying or power over anything (except for maybe starved herself because there are so many different versions of this myth that it’s difficult to keep track of them, did you know that apparently there is a version where she and Hades plot together?)

Thanks for also forgetting that she’s a goddess on her own and becomes Queen and Hades’ equal and actually they’re most stable marriages in the myths. 

Thank you, you’ve enriched this post by telling me things I already know but I don’t care about. (◡‿◡✿)

Reblogging for the bitchin’ commentary and also to add that if anyone wants to read the most current (and IMO accurate) studies on Greek mythology and women’s lives, Women in Greek Myth by Dr. Mary Lefkowitz is invaluable (and incredibly inexpensive for an academic book).

The confusion comes from “Zeus” which is almost a title for a supreme god (think of the way “Caesar” was used). So you have Heavenly Zeus and Infernal Zeus, and they are not the same god but rather the supreme ruler of the sky and underworld, respectively. Likewise Persephone became known as “Infernal Hera” and this naming scheme persisted well into the Roman Empire, where Pluto and Proserpina are referred to as “Infernal Juno” and “Jupiter of Dis” in Book 6 of the Aeneid as well as on many grave monuments and in spells.

Moreover, gods don’t need to eat. Persephone refusing to eat was her refusing to become a part of the Underworld, not her attempting to starve herself. The gods are defined as being deathless, and in Ancient Greek “deathless” is synonymous with “god”. (Cf. Theogony, Works and Days, any of the Homeric Hymns, etc.) The Homeric Hymn to Demeter is really clear about this. (HH 2 370-4, 393-403.)

The marriage of Persephone and Hades is actually the most loving and consensual union among the Olympian deities. Hades first offers a dowry designed specifically to please Persephone (HH 2 10-14.), then carries her off and keeps her as a guest of honour in his house. (HH 2 341-345) Persephone is referred to as αἰδοίῃ παρακοίτι - his reverent wife. “Reverent” here refers to a respect for one’s duty, and the similarity between the pronunciation of αἰδοῖος an “Hades” is deliberate and intended to show how well-matched they are. Persephone misses her mother, yes, but is not overly upset about her marriage to Hades. Even Anchises expresses more regret over his union with Aphrodite. (HH 5 185-190.) Finally, as a proper parent, Demeter is rewarded for giving up her daughter, and offers a gift to the other gods in turn. (HH 2 441-495.)

It is worth noting that Demeter is given a position of remarkable power in this myth and is in many ways treated as or better than a father would be. The focus of the hymn remains the relationship between mother and daughter, and emphasises that it is a bond that can endure even after a woman leaves to marry. More importantly, the Homeric Hymn to Demeter is an etiological myth for the Thesmophoria and the Eleusinian Mysteries, a woman-only festival and the most enduring mystery cult of the ancient world. HH 2 serves to anchor women firmly in religious and family life and sets some fairly idealised standards for husbands. Many issues arise when attempting to interpret this myth into a modern context, which is why it is so important to understand that the myth was created over three thousand years ago and is largely a historical document reflecting the mores of the time.

This is the last time I’m reblogging this strip. I edited the original post because I’m really tired of this discussion, but latining’s comment is just perfect and flawless and really educating and everyone interested in this myth should read it. 

THIS IS FUCKING BEAUTIFUL AND IM SO GLAD THAT MY BOYFRIEND REBLOGGED IT FOR ME TO SEE AND TO READ THE COMMENTS OMFG

Also like to point out that Hades and Persephone were one of, if not the, most faithful divine couples in Greek mythology. 

Compare that to Zeus, who slept with anything that moved.

This comic is beautiful and adorable, and the commentary is (if you’ll pardon the pun) divine.  A++, FAVORITE MYTHOLOGICAL COUPLE, WOULD FALL IN LOVE WITH THEM AGAIN.

Beautiful commentary. God, I love mythology. 

1 day ago with 34,853 notes — via yesway-appianway, © emegustart
#yes perfect #I love this #mythology



fromrheims:

Assemble by Blule

1 day ago with 53,733 notes — via yesway-appianway, © fromrheims
#I need these framed and on my wall #avengers #marvel



sherlocksmyth:

i am the world’s best dragon slayer. you ever seen a dragon round here? no? you’re welcome.

1 day ago with 29,871 notes — via hyenachildren, © sherlocksmyth
#change it to 'tamer' and we are set #I dont want to kill dragons #i want to befriend them #dragons




1,794,239 plays

caitlincst:

bleeznuggets:

riddlemethatgollum:

samandriel:

visitingfan:

consultingcorsair:

poppy-popsicles:

I wanted to download We Will Rock You, but…

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everytime i hear this my lungs hurt from laughing


I just fOUND HTE BEST GIF OMFG

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I HAVE LOOKED FOR THIS LONGER THAN I HAVE BEEN ALIVE

1 day ago with 368,336 notes — via liztrade, © izyuki
#AHHHHH I HAVENT SEEN THIS POST IN YEARS #IM SO HAPPY