zanemalicks:

zanemalicks:

harry coulda been mixed and his extended family coulda been the white part…(seein how bad they treated him and shit, and he’s called a fuckin half-blood like…)

hermione coulda been black (she’s called a fuckin slur in the wizarding world for the most part and her hair is described as brown and bushy…emma watson’s hair was not even close to “bushy”—the fact that none of you harry potter stans could make the connection between a slur and her dark bushy hair to her being a black girl is beyond me)

the black family coulda been east asian (heavy lidded eyes, the fact that it was suprising that narcissa was blonde instead of having dark hair and dark eyes)

#harry is most definitely half black like remember how the dursleys were always trying to cut his ‘unmanageable’ hair (via)

fletchershair:

therustyrobot:

fletchershair:

soranotsky:

fletchershair:

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fletchershair:

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fletchershair:

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fletchershair:

"Where gods have died" Is this reference to whatever the Stormlight Archive world is called? Y’know, with the Almighty?
Or is it an Elantris reference? Or am I reading too far into things?

It sounds more like an Elantris reference, to be honest, with the gods have died part referring to Devotion. Though, it does fit Stormlight Archive quite well as well.

I was just thinking SA because he’s canon been there, but now that I think about it, Elantris makes way more sense. Now I’m gonna have to reread to search for him…

I can’t particularly remember him being in it much at all, but he was definitely there. I think he was a beggar, same as he is a lot of the time.

Oh, he was?Crap, now I DO have to reread. I read it before I knew to look for him, so…He’s not in Mistborn, is he?

As far as I’m aware, he has been in every one of the books to date. He was in Mistborn quite a lot as various things, as far as I remember. Mainly just a beggar again though.

You’re kidding.I really don’t have time to reread all of Mistborn…And I didn’t see him at all in Alloy of Law, and I was looking for him. Was I just not looking hard enough?(Thanks, btw)

Not that I discount Hoid’s ability to live that long, but Alloy of Law does take some few hundred years in the future of the original Mistborn series.

Oh, that’s true! But that would mean Elantris/SA/The first Misborn Trilogy/Warbreaker all take place really close together in time?So maybe Hoid has time hopping abilities in addition to worldhopping ones?(I’m just throwing stuff out there, so if this is proven wrong, please tell me)

Hoid has been in every cosmere book including Alloy of Law! He’s also heavily implied if not confirmed to have been there when the shards became shards, and that’s what the ‘gods have died’ thing is theorized to reference. He is known to be very hard to kill (he says that a shardblade isn’t likely to kill him) and has a very, very long life- he’s one of the oldest characters in the cosmere. He can also hop forwards in time but can’t yet go backwards, if I’m not mistaken. Hope this helps! 

That does help, very much, thanks!But unfortunately I now have more questions.Like, when do we learn all this? About the shards, and about him? Is it from interviews or is it in the canon(I’m about 2/3 of the way through Warbreaker, which is the last one I have to read, so)?  Where is he in Alloy of Law?(I’m so sorry I’m very new to this fandom so if this is a conversation that’s been had feel free to tell me to go away)

The info is mostly pieced together from interviews, Q&As, and canon. ailavyn-siniyash also reblogged this with a good summary of his appearances :D His page on the Coppermind wiki has a good compilation of all the info we have on him. 

The question of Hoid is a common one in the fandom, but it’s never a bad idea to ask questions if you have them! :D

fletchershair:

therustyrobot:

fletchershair:

soranotsky:

fletchershair:

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fletchershair:

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fletchershair:

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fletchershair:

"Where gods have died"
Is this reference to whatever the Stormlight Archive world is called? Y’know, with the Almighty?

Or is it an Elantris reference?
Or am I reading too far into things?

It sounds more like an Elantris reference, to be honest, with the gods have died part referring to Devotion. Though, it does fit Stormlight Archive quite well as well.

I was just thinking SA because he’s canon been there, but now that I think about it, Elantris makes way more sense. Now I’m gonna have to reread to search for him…

I can’t particularly remember him being in it much at all, but he was definitely there. I think he was a beggar, same as he is a lot of the time.

Oh, he was?
Crap, now I DO have to reread. I read it before I knew to look for him, so…
He’s not in Mistborn, is he?

As far as I’m aware, he has been in every one of the books to date. He was in Mistborn quite a lot as various things, as far as I remember. Mainly just a beggar again though.

You’re kidding.
I really don’t have time to reread all of Mistborn…
And I didn’t see him at all in Alloy of Law, and I was looking for him. Was I just not looking hard enough?
(Thanks, btw)

Not that I discount Hoid’s ability to live that long, but Alloy of Law does take some few hundred years in the future of the original Mistborn series.

Oh, that’s true! But that would mean Elantris/SA/The first Misborn Trilogy/Warbreaker all take place really close together in time?

So maybe Hoid has time hopping abilities in addition to worldhopping ones?
(I’m just throwing stuff out there, so if this is proven wrong, please tell me)

Hoid has been in every cosmere book including Alloy of Law! He’s also heavily implied if not confirmed to have been there when the shards became shards, and that’s what the ‘gods have died’ thing is theorized to reference. He is known to be very hard to kill (he says that a shardblade isn’t likely to kill him) and has a very, very long life- he’s one of the oldest characters in the cosmere. He can also hop forwards in time but can’t yet go backwards, if I’m not mistaken. Hope this helps!

That does help, very much, thanks!

But unfortunately I now have more questions.
Like, when do we learn all this? About the shards, and about him? Is it from interviews or is it in the canon(I’m about 2/3 of the way through Warbreaker, which is the last one I have to read, so)? Where is he in Alloy of Law?

(I’m so sorry I’m very new to this fandom so if this is a conversation that’s been had feel free to tell me to go away)

The info is mostly pieced together from interviews, Q&As, and canon. ailavyn-siniyash also reblogged this with a good summary of his appearances :D His page on the Coppermind wiki has a good compilation of all the info we have on him. The question of Hoid is a common one in the fandom, but it’s never a bad idea to ask questions if you have them! :D
nah

nah

put this on your blog for all your non homestuck followers

fletchershair:

soranotsky:

fletchershair:

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fletchershair:

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fletchershair:

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fletchershair:

"Where gods have died" Is this reference to whatever the Stormlight Archive world is called? Y’know, with the Almighty?
Or is it an Elantris reference? Or am I reading too far into things?

It sounds more like an Elantris reference, to be honest, with the gods have died part referring to Devotion. Though, it does fit Stormlight Archive quite well as well.

I was just thinking SA because he’s canon been there, but now that I think about it, Elantris makes way more sense. Now I’m gonna have to reread to search for him…

I can’t particularly remember him being in it much at all, but he was definitely there. I think he was a beggar, same as he is a lot of the time.

Oh, he was?Crap, now I DO have to reread. I read it before I knew to look for him, so…He’s not in Mistborn, is he?

As far as I’m aware, he has been in every one of the books to date. He was in Mistborn quite a lot as various things, as far as I remember. Mainly just a beggar again though.

You’re kidding.I really don’t have time to reread all of Mistborn…And I didn’t see him at all in Alloy of Law, and I was looking for him. Was I just not looking hard enough?(Thanks, btw)

Not that I discount Hoid’s ability to live that long, but Alloy of Law does take some few hundred years in the future of the original Mistborn series.

Oh, that’s true! But that would mean Elantris/SA/The first Misborn Trilogy/Warbreaker all take place really close together in time?So maybe Hoid has time hopping abilities in addition to worldhopping ones?(I’m just throwing stuff out there, so if this is proven wrong, please tell me)

Hoid has been in every cosmere book including Alloy of Law! He’s also heavily implied if not confirmed to have been there when the shards became shards, and that’s what the ‘gods have died’ thing is theorized to reference. He is known to be very hard to kill (he says that a shardblade isn’t likely to kill him) and has a very, very long life- he’s one of the oldest characters in the cosmere. He can also hop forwards in time but can’t yet go backwards, if I’m not mistaken. Hope this helps!

fletchershair:

soranotsky:

fletchershair:

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fletchershair:

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fletchershair:

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fletchershair:

"Where gods have died"
Is this reference to whatever the Stormlight Archive world is called? Y’know, with the Almighty?

Or is it an Elantris reference?
Or am I reading too far into things?

It sounds more like an Elantris reference, to be honest, with the gods have died part referring to Devotion. Though, it does fit Stormlight Archive quite well as well.

I was just thinking SA because he’s canon been there, but now that I think about it, Elantris makes way more sense. Now I’m gonna have to reread to search for him…

I can’t particularly remember him being in it much at all, but he was definitely there. I think he was a beggar, same as he is a lot of the time.

Oh, he was?
Crap, now I DO have to reread. I read it before I knew to look for him, so…
He’s not in Mistborn, is he?

As far as I’m aware, he has been in every one of the books to date. He was in Mistborn quite a lot as various things, as far as I remember. Mainly just a beggar again though.

You’re kidding.
I really don’t have time to reread all of Mistborn…
And I didn’t see him at all in Alloy of Law, and I was looking for him. Was I just not looking hard enough?
(Thanks, btw)

Not that I discount Hoid’s ability to live that long, but Alloy of Law does take some few hundred years in the future of the original Mistborn series.

Oh, that’s true! But that would mean Elantris/SA/The first Misborn Trilogy/Warbreaker all take place really close together in time?

So maybe Hoid has time hopping abilities in addition to worldhopping ones?
(I’m just throwing stuff out there, so if this is proven wrong, please tell me)

Hoid has been in every cosmere book including Alloy of Law! He’s also heavily implied if not confirmed to have been there when the shards became shards, and that’s what the ‘gods have died’ thing is theorized to reference. He is known to be very hard to kill (he says that a shardblade isn’t likely to kill him) and has a very, very long life- he’s one of the oldest characters in the cosmere. He can also hop forwards in time but can’t yet go backwards, if I’m not mistaken. Hope this helps!

"What’s wrong [with the comics industry]? … In the late ’70s, all the comic fans decided to get into the business. The problem is, it was a bunch of superhero fans. And an industry that had, up until that point, catered to almost every genre imaginable slowly and slowly was narrowed down and boiled down to a point where it was superhero comics, and that’s all there were. And then they all were writing these comics for each other — not for a mass market, not for young people. And then, as they aged, the content aged to suit their needs. And the idea is, when you’re an adult, you’re supposed to turn to other forms of entertainment, maybe, or appreciate comics for what they were. But that hasn’t been the case. So now we have superheroes that rape, we have heroin addicts, we have all this kind of bullshit that’s been heaped onto these characters that were meant to entertain kids and give them a little sense of right and wrong and adventure. I think it’s so sad. And you see what the strategy has done. … In 1972, Jimmy Olsen comics sold 200,000 copies a month, and it was canceled because that wasn’t enough to keep it going. These days, the best-selling book can barely scrape past 70,000 — never mind the worst-selling books. So let’s take a look at that strategy that’s been applied to this business. How’d it work out? Not too good. And the less people that read ‘em, the more expensive they have to be, and the more cryptic they have to be to cater to that tiny little market they’ve got. That’s what’s wrong."

Darwyn Cooke (via comicquotations)

Epic rant.

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Redefining Body Image: From One Skinny Girl To Others: A Few Words on Fat Phobia
Redefining Body Image: From One Skinny Girl To Others: A Few Words on Fat Phobia

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blackgirldangerous:

July 5, 2012

Dear Readers,

If you are reading this blog for the first time, or if you have read it many times before, please consider supporting it and the writers whose voices it seeks to amplify. The Black Girl Dangerous Writing Workshop for queer, trans*, and gender-non-conforming writers of color needs your help to make radical writing workshops possible. There are only 2 days left! Thousands of people read this blog, and if everyone who reads it and enjoys it today makes a contribution, we will meet our goal. Watch the video and read about the project here. Thanks!

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by Mia McKenzie

I have often made the argument that white folks ought to talk to other white folks about racism and white privilege. As people of color, we get tired of having to always be the ones to talk about these things, always having to be responsible for other people’s education and understanding, when these issues are not our issues, but the issues of a whole country and a whole world. It is important for white people to educate themselves about race, racism, white privilege, and white supremacy. It is necessary. In the same way, it is necessary, and in fact ideal, for men to talk to other men about misogyny and rape-culture. That should not always be the job of women. These things are everyone’s problems.

Yesterday I watched this great video by Meghan Tonjes and was reminded how little I have been talking to other skinny (or just not fat) women about fat phobia lately. And I thought it was time to write a lil blog about it.

I have often had the experience of hanging with women who are thin like myself, or bigger than me, but not fat, and hearing fat-phobic comments. Once, I was chatting with a co-worker who was flipping through an entertainment magazine, and she was going on and on about how good all these thin women looked, from their bodies to their hair and their clothes. Then she got to a photo of a fat woman. And her face got all twisted up. “Ugh. She needs to lose some weight,” she said.

I was like, “Dude. That’s not cool. You’re being fat phobic.”

And she was like, “No, I’m not! I just think it’s bad to be that fat. I mean, it’s just so UNHEALTHY!”

And you know I had to call bullshit. You just sat here worshiping ten different women who probably barely weigh a hundred pounds apiece soaking wet with a million dollars worth of jewelry on, and now all of a sudden you are worried about women’s health? I’m not buying it.

As a skinny woman, and at times an under-weight woman, I can say there is nothing automatically healthy about being thin. Being underweight is a health risk. Not eating properly, not getting enough fat, is a serious problem. Some of the risks of not being fat enough:

  • weakened immune system
  • fragile bones
  • infertility
  • vitamin-deficient anemia
  • osteoporosis
  • amenorrhea

I rarely hear anyone talking about these health risks. Skinny women are plastered everywhere, held up as an ideal, and nobody ever says, “Oh my God, Reese Witherspoon probably has a seriously weakened immune system!” Yet when talking about a fat person, everyone assumes they know everything about that person’s health, just because they are fat.

Can you be thin and be healthy? Sure. Of course. I am thin and I think I am pretty healthy. I have friends who are not thin, and friends who are fat, who are as healthy as I am. I have friends who are fat who are much healthier than I am. Our weight does not automatically determine how healthy we are.

And, really, let’s be honest, little of this is about health anyway. Talking about it in terms of health is just a convenient way to make fat people,especially fat women, wrong. We live in a society that takes great pains to control women’s bodies, to make sure that women have as little say over their own bodies as possible, and this is no different. If a woman is fat, and God-forbid, happy with her fat self, we are deeply offended. How dare she not let us control her?? Who the hell does this fat bitch think she is??

Maybe she thinks she is a human being with a brain and a soul and myriad experiences that make up a three-dimensional life. Maybe that’s who the hell she thinks she is.

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Mia McKenzie is a writer and a smart, scrappy Philadelphian with a deep love of vegan pomegranate ice cream and fake fur collars. She is a black feminist and a freaking queer, facts that are often reflected in her writings, which have won her some awards and grants, such as the Astraea Foundation’s Writers Fund Award and the Leeway Foundation’s Transformation Award. She just finished a novel and has a short story forthcoming in The Kenyon Review. Her work has been published at Jezebel.com, and recommended by The Root, Colorlines, Feministing, Angry Asian Man, and Crunk Feminist Collective. She is a nerd, and the creator of Black Girl Dangerous, a revolutionary blog.

White House intruder ran through much of main floor

breakingnews:

Washington Post: The man who jumped the White House fence this month and sprinted through the front door made it much farther into the building than previously known, overpowering one Secret Service officer and running through much of the main floor, according to three people familiar with the incident.

An alarm box near the front entrance of the White House designed to alert guards to an intruder had been muted at what officers believed was a request of the usher’s office, said a Secret Service official who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

Follow updates on this story from Breaking News here.