My name is Marissa. I'm a queer, Pagan feminist, and I love foxes, food, and Marble Hornets. White, cis, she/her pronouns. This blog is currently under theme construction, and will be until I muster up the energy to figure it the hell out.

"I’m just gonna stare off in the distance like I don’t care."

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medievalpoc:

eliasand:

There were three sorts of Dornishmen, the first King Daeron had observed. There were the salty Dornishmen who lived along the coasts, the sandy Dornishmen of the deserts and long river valleys, and the stony Dornishmen who made their fastnesses in the passes and heights of the Red Mountains. The salty Domishmen had the most Rhoynish blood, the stony Dornishmen the least.

All three one sorts seemed well represented in Doran’s retinue. The salty Dornishmen were lithe and dark white as fuck, with smooth olive pale ass skin and long black hair racist turbans streaming in the wind. The sandy Dornishmen were even darker whiter, their faces burned brown white by the hot Dornish sun. They wound long bright scarfs around their helms to ward off sunstroke. The stony Dornishmen were biggest and fairest (finally some more white people up in here), sons of the Andals and the First Men, brownhaired or blond, with faces that freckled or burned in the sun instead of browning.

The lords wore silk and satin robes with jeweled belts and flowing sleeves. Their armor was heavily enameled and inlaid with burnished copper, shining silver, and soft red gold. They came astride red horses and golden ones and a few as pale as snow, all slim and swift, with long necks and narrow beautiful heads. The fabled sand steeds of Dorne were smaller than proper warhorses and could not bear such weight of armor, but it was said that they could run for a day and night and another day, and never tire.

#i took some liberty and corrected the shitty book version to make it into the vastly superior david&dan version #thank you for your time #who needs representation anyways since we all can see how spanish/italian inspired dorne obviously is

Thank you for this great gifset contrasted with the original text description of the Dornishmen. I think just about everyone was fairly disappointed in the casting here. It shouldn’t have to be pointed out that:

1. the books (ASOIAF) are not accurate to history in a general sense

2. the books are not accurate to history in the sense of dragons and magic

3. the show (Game of Thrones) is not accurate to the books in terms of people and casting as the characters are described, in many ways that do a disservice to people of color

4. this is inarguable whitewashing, and I do not generally use that term very often.

Once more, I’ll point out that Fantasy is not History. Once again, I’ll point out that whether or not Dorne is supposed to be ‘inspired by’ Medieval Spain or Italy, this is still inaccurate.

Medievalpoc posts tagged ‘Spain’

Medievalpoc posts tagged ‘Italy’

"But these are aristocrats/nobility and I think that means something about my ideas on race and history”

Medievalpoc tagged “ASOIAF”

Medievalpoc tagged “Game of Thrones”

And a final reminder: These books and the show based on it were created on purpose by human beings for an audience-both of whom are modern people and part of American culture, right here, right now. The choices made, the casting, the storylines and plot points, all are conscious decisions made by people. Game of Thrones isn’t history, it is a fantasy show.

P.S. I personally am a fan of the show and the books, I have seen every episode and read every book, including some of the short fiction (so no worries about spoiling me).  I don’t feel particularly conflicted in being critical of it, or analyzing it.

(Source: stannisbaratheon)

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candidappetite:

Can we please talk about cookies for a second? Fluffernutter Cookie Sandwiches are up on the blog today. Peanut butter meets marshmallow meets chocolate meets sea salt.

candidappetite:

Can we please talk about cookies for a second? Fluffernutter Cookie Sandwiches are up on the blog today. Peanut butter meets marshmallow meets chocolate meets sea salt.

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marveloki:

You know those gifs you see of elephants painting and everyones like “oh wow that’s so amazing and intelligent I love elephants”?

If you really love those elephants, read this and stop reblogging those gifs.

(via thesalmongirl)

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theshippingturtleart:

alex cocklie.
me and hanna were talking about t shirts
so this happened

theshippingturtleart:

alex cocklie.

me and hanna were talking about t shirts

so this happened

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solemnxrequiem:

Sir Anthony Hopkins Hears The Waltz He Wrote 50 Years Ago For The First Time

Academy Award-winning actor Sir Anthony Hopkins was a musician before he got into acting. 50 years ago he wrote a waltz but was too afraid to ever hear it play. Dutch violinist André Rieu performs it for the very first time. Watch Hopkins’ reaction.

(I wasn’t able to watch it because it’s not available in my country so here is another link! x )

(Source: inmydreamsifeelimmortal, via jet-shark-dragon)

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nadiaoxford:

cannonbarrage:

nadiaoxford:

I submit the intro for Hunchback of Notre Dame beats Circle of Life raw.

Especially since the former doesn’t have flocks of pink birds that immediately make me think, “Sure, Disney, you weren’t influenced at all by Osamu Tezuka. Tell us another one.”

This movie was surprisingly hardcore for a Disney retelling of Victor Hugo’s really screwed up story.

It also did a ton of great stuff with God and religion and Catholicism that somehow managed to still be about people and not bring “Why Religion Sucks” into the whole thing, which is aces.

One thing that surprises me is how well the animation has aged. Strangely enough, it looked weird at the time; we weren’t really used to traditional animation blended with computer backgrounds. But now that pretty much everything is computer animated, you can really appreciate how effin’ gorgeous the Cathedral backgrounds are.

Also, God Help the Outcasts is the most honest song featured in a Disney movie. “Honest” meaning it doesn’t feel manufactured specifically to be played in a suburbanite van ferrying kids to McDonalds. It’s raw, open, and genuine.

(Needless to say, there is nothing suburban about Hellfire, ho ho ho. Will we ever again see a Disney villain essentially sing, “Help me Mary, I have an unholy erection?”)

(Source: disneydeviants, via nanobytes)

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madoka07:

2014 “Magical Girl” Acrylic paint, Canvas F10 17.91x20.86

exhibition work
"Magical Girl Heroines: Sailor Moon and sailor senshi"
http://www.facebook.com/events/658896564156271

Making video :) / Canvas art “Magical Girl”
http://youtu.be/jNjji8I5VbY

(via faypunk)

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zohbugg:

theonetruenators:

gentlemanbones:

ghostanime:

1998 Gaming Magazine

Hindsight is hilarious.

playstation: how long does it have?
into eternity and forever
Project X: is it for real?
no
Dreamcast: can it be stopped?
in its tracks
nintendo 64: can it survive
it could survive the seventy-fifth annual hunger games armed with nothing with a mildly rotten cantaloupe and a set of assembly instructions for an ikea desk

with a mildly rotten cantaloupe and a set of assembly instructions for an ikea desk

zohbugg:

theonetruenators:

gentlemanbones:

ghostanime:

1998 Gaming Magazine

Hindsight is hilarious.

playstation: how long does it have?

into eternity and forever

Project X: is it for real?

no

Dreamcast: can it be stopped?

in its tracks

nintendo 64: can it survive

it could survive the seventy-fifth annual hunger games armed with nothing with a mildly rotten cantaloupe and a set of assembly instructions for an ikea desk

with a mildly rotten cantaloupe and a set of assembly instructions for an ikea desk

(via sourcherrypunch)

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