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you know i should be top gold star level international lady cause i met my second Kazakh person in my whole life today and i did not say ‘oh, Kazakstan?  you know, i lost my virginity with a guy from Kazakhstan!’ so hand over the key to the secret of life i’ve ascended


Mapei - Don’t Wait 

My Robin Williams homage: on depression

My father has chronic depression, and I am regularly scared that I will one day receive the phone call that my father has killed himself.  And that I could have done something to prevent it.   That’s why the news about Robin Williams got personal very quickly.

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Favourite Australian saying: “have a good one”. Have a good what? We’ll never tell. You’ll never know Australian secrets.

who’s gonna take the 82 hour trip down to no where land to tell these people half the english speaking world uses their apparently exclusive phrases

A hotel in upstate New York is threatening guests with a $500 fine if they give it a negative Yelp review.  I went on Yelp and read some of the hotel’s reviews. And they’re all positive…

There’s a thousand ways to meet you now
There’s a thousand ways to track you down 
Whatever you said and done



AU⇒ Secret Avengers

เAfter the events of Avengers: Age Of Ultron, while the world is still pulling its pieces back together again, another team-up is needed. Coming back from the shadows, ex-director Nick Fury gathers the ultimate team-up.

Mistaken as nothing more than sidekicks, Iron Patriot and The Falcon join forces with the last guy they would’ve wanted: The Winter Soldier. Back from the hiding, James “Bucky” Barnes seeks to redeem himself from the horrors he caused in past years and, along-side Agent Hill and Agent 13, takes the name again, this time as a superhero, becomes part of Marvel’s newest team. 

A bunch of underrated super-people work under-cover in seemingly level-1 missios, but that really are more than that. These are the Secret Avengers.



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You know, Peeta’s unconventional masculinity is as relevant for traditional gender subversion in The Hunger Games as Katniss’s unconventional femininity.

It’s a bit annoying to see everyone and their mother praising Katniss for being such a unique action female hero, and then hearing those same people making fun of Peeta for being a weakling and a ‘sissy’.

Yes, Peeta paints sunsets and bakes cookies and frosts cakes. He is sometimes/usually unarmed and needs Katniss’s protection. He needs saving at several points across the story, and eventually he is captured and needs rescuing.

So what? Just as Katniss can be dextrous at archery, an assassin and a leader in combat, while retaining her kindness, humanity and selflessness, Peeta can paint, bake, and not be a traditional male action hero and still be the male lead and romantic hero of the story. He can still be sexually alluring for Katniss and capable of extremely heroic actions, while needing rescue and baking cakes.

And if you can’t see how relevant it is for this story and for a younger generation to understand that traditional and media-approved masculinity is also a social construct/imposition, as restrictive and reactionary as enforced traditional femininity can be, then the joke’s on you.

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