i can’t believe it’s 2014 and there’s still no gay romantic comedy about vin diesel and dwayne johnson falling in love
They raise a gaggle of kids undercover working for a gov’t agency together
i would pay multiple dollars to see vin diesel and dwayne johnson portray a cute affectionate couple
also they meet because vin diesel is a volunteer at the local animal shelter and dwayne johnson is thinking of adopting a kitten BUT THEN ends up with a grumpy, old, one-eyed cat named frackles because vin diesel was like “old cats get no love it’s all kitten this, kitten that, meanwhile old frackles has been here for three years” and dwayne johnson hurriedly over-agrees because omg what a cute guy omg. and then frackles turns out to be this wackadoodle, hard-drinking, peeing-everywhere, womanizing, troublemaker cat who turns dwayne johnson’s life upside-down. vin diesel and dwayne johnson have adventures like bailing frackles out of the drunk tank and trying out every possible brand of kitty litter to see if frackles likes any of them. vin diesel knits custom cat toys for frackles and leaves then on dwayne johnson’s doorstep. the end-of-second-act crisis is dwayne johnson thinking he can’t handle it and trying to surrender frackles to the shelter when he thinks vin diesel isn’t on shift buT THEN vin diesel was covering a shift for a friend who’s auditioning for a role in a local musical production and he’s like YOU’RE GIVING UP ON FRACKLES SO I’M GIVING UP ON YOU and won’t hear any of dwayne johnson’s protestations and takes frackles home himself and they get drunk and talk shit about dwayne johnson until they come back around to how much they like him even though he’s a no-fun grump. when they wake up hungover the next morning, dwayne johnson is at the door with the b-plot lady cat who frackles has been so messed up over. he’s adopted her to make frackles happy and signed up for 3 classes at the shelter for new pet parents and spent all night in his garage hand-crafting cat furniture. cut to: vin diesel and dwayne johnson getting married as frackles and booboo (the b-plot ladycat) cuddle in the front row.
Gabby for president!
Inner City Wizard Schools (the hogwarts you DON’T hear about)
LMAO!!! I’m so done with this show!
22 seconds in and im DONE
"Two lil n****s on swiffers"
THE CAT HAD A DU RAG
I’ve been watching the other videos by this comedy duo, and I especially recommend these: Boxing Press Conference, Urban Camoflage, Dueling Hats, Gang Member Standoff, Honest Bully, and especially Suburban Zombie. CW: discussion of/comedy about racists, homophobic behavior, cop violence, gangs, bullying, etc.
“The very first time I saw you Harry, I recognised you immediately. Not by your scar, by your eyes. They’re your mother Lily’s. Oh yes, I knew her. Your mother was there for me at a time when no one else was. Not only was she a singularly gifted witch, she was also an uncommonly kind woman. She had a way of seeing the beauty in others, even, and perhaps most especially, when that person couldn’t see it in themselves. Your father, James, however, had a certain, shall we say, talent for trouble. A talent, rumour has it, he passed onto you. You’re more like them than you know, Harry. In time you’ll come to see just how much.”
If anyone slaps you on the right cheek, turn to them the other cheek also
This specifically refers to a hand striking the side of a person’s face, tells quite a different story when placed in it’s proper historical context. In Jesus’s time, striking someone of a lower class ( a servant) with the back of the hand was used to assert authority and dominance. If the persecuted person “turned the other cheek,” the discipliner was faced with a dilemma. The left hand was used for unclean purposes, so a back-hand strike on the opposite cheek would not be performed. Another alternative would be a slap with the open hand as a challenge or to punch the person, but this was seen as a statement of equality. Thus, by turning the other cheek the persecuted was in effect putting an end to the behavior or if the slapping continued the person would lawfully be deemed equal and have to be released as a servant/slave.
THAT makes a lot more sense, now, thank you.
I can attest to the original poster’s comments. A few years back I took an intensive seminar on faith-based progressive activism, and we spent an entire unit discussing how many of Jesus’ instructions and stories were performative protests designed to shed light on and ridicule the oppressions of that time period as a way to emphasize the absurdity of the social hierarchy and give people the will and motivation to make changes for a more free and equal society.
For example, the next verse (Matthew 5:40) states “And if anyone wants to sue you and take your shirt, hand over your coat as well.” In that time period, men traditionally wore a shirt and a coat-like garment as their daily wear. To sue someone for their shirt was to put them in their place - suing was generally only performed to take care of outstanding debts, and to be sued for one’s shirt meant that the person was so destitute the only valuable thing they could repay with was their own clothing. However, many cultures at that time (including Hebrew peoples) had prohibitions bordering on taboo against public nudity, so for a sued man to surrender both his shirt and his coat was to turn the system on its head and symbolically state, in a very public forum, that “I have no money with which to repay this person, but they are so insistent on taking advantage of my poverty that I am leaving this hearing buck-ass naked. His greed is the cause of a shameful public spectacle.”
All of a sudden an action of power (suing someone for their shirt) becomes a powerful symbol of subversion and mockery, as the suing patron either accepts the coat (and therefore full responsibility as the cause of the other man’s shameful display) or desperately chases the protester around trying to return his clothes to him, making a fool of himself in front of his peers and the entire gathered community.
Additionally, the next verse (Matthew 5:41; “If anyone forces you to go one mile, go with them two miles.”) was a big middle finger to the Romans who had taken over Judea and were not seen as legitimate authority by the majority of the population there. Roman law stated that a centurion on the march could require a Jew (and possibly other civilians as well, although I don’t remember explicitly) to carry his pack at any time and for any reason for one mile along the road (and because of the importance of the Roman highway system in maintaining rule over the expansive empire, the roads tended to be very well ordered and marked), however hecould not require any service beyond the next mile marker. For a Jewish civilian to carry a centurion’s pack for an entire second mile was a way to subvert the authority of the occupying forces. If the civilian wouldn’t give the pack back at the end of the first mile, the centurion would either have to forcibly take it back or report the civilian to his commanding officer (both of which would result in discipline being taken against the soldier for breaking Roman law) or wait until the civilian volunteered to return the pack, giving the Judean native implicit power over the occupying Roman and completely subverting the power structure of the Empire. Can you imagine how demoralizing that must have been for the highly ordered Roman armies that patrolled the region?
Jesus was a pacifist, but his teachings were in no way passive. There’s a reason he was practically considered a terrorist by the reigning powers, and it wasn’t because he healed the sick and fed the hungry.
JESUS JUST GOT SO MUCH MORE BADASS REMEMBER THIS NEXT TIME SOME WHITE CHRISTIAN TELLS YOU TO BE NICE “LIKE CHRIST” REMEMBER THEY’RE ASKING YOU TO BE LIKE THE MIDDLE EASTERN JEW WHO IS TELLING YOU TO BE PASSIVE AGGRESSIVE.
Your regular reminder that ‘Christlike behaviour’ includes this kind of thing, plus trashing tables in synagogue because of the evils of capitalism.
But in a Jaeger - you can win.
I love that she’s unapologetically badass. There’s no back-story trying to explain something horrible that happened to her that explains who she is. No, that’s just who she is. She just is this person; no explanation needed. Just like men—when a male character comes on screen and is a badass, you just accept it. And I’m hoping that’s what fans do with Rosa. She is who she is and she just doesn’t give a shit.
There is a petition right now that asks the US government to recognize non-binary genders on all legal documents, but it has just over 2 weeks left and only has nearly 27,000 signs, but we need to get to it 100,000 immediately for it to pass.
I know this is different from the usual blog content here, but I thought maybe you could help spread the word, since this petition applies to many people who follow or submit photos to this blog. here is a link to the petition, please please please sign/signal boost!
this is Maggie Smith
in her costume
out of character
in a chair
reading the daily prophet
your argument is invalid
id say shes in character playing herself