TIL there are a surprising number of Game of Thrones / Mean Girls crossover gifs.
I’m coming to realize there is an Aubrey Plaza gif for absolutely every situation in my life.
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"I tend to be cynical about a lot of things, but Maya Angelou is somebody that no matter how much I pick her apart, she still has integrity. She was a victim of incest and rape, and she worked as a stripper. And now she’s a literary icon and Nobel Laureate. It goes to show that life is cumulative, and you can’t devalue any type of experience."
Curtains forcing their will
against the wind,
exchanging dreams with
seraphim. The city
drags itself awake on
subway straps; and
I, an alarm, awake as a
rumor of war,
lie stretching into dawn,
unasked and unheeded.
—Maya Angelou, 1983
Today we will see a lot of bold, inspirational quotes which lose meaning in their endless repetition as white text over photos of an older, safer woman. Don’t forget Maya the quiet poet, the fervent revolutionary, the exotic dancer tipped so well the main floor strippers got her fired… She will be missed.
The upside of being sick and miserable for the last four whole days is that I’ve picked up a dozen Civ V trophies…
And become increasingly annoyed that they didn’t bother to make any of the Great People avatars or models women. Pretty sure Coco Chanel doesn’t look like that. (At least they bothered to dig for some women of historic note, thank god for the Fashion industry?) This isn’t whining about gender equality in games, it’s frustration with a deeply detailed game being lazy or thinking no one would notice. Bah.