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thebestthereiswaswillbe:

Charles Paul Wilson III’s take on some familiar faces done in the style of E.H. Shepard, artist behind Winnie-the-Pooh

crowbarwolf:

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This is no longer a battle. This is a slow, painful surrender. And we can’t surrender. Together we can end this war. We are not an army anymore. We are the Resistance.

that which echoes

gyzym:

America is at war, but there are no wars in America.

His dreams are in Russian.

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CEASE WHAT YOU ARE DOING AND READ THIS AT ONCE. then have bucky barnes feelings for the rest of your life. YOU’RE WELCOME. 

roachpatrol:

elementalsight:

gardnerhill:

madlori:

This scene was actually when I went from feeling more or less neutral on Joan to actively disliking her.

Because wow, that was patronizing.

I loved that scene in Elementary.

1) Firstly, because it immediately deconstructs the “hero throws and breaks something in frustration” cliche (Sherlock throwing a glass slide in HoB, anyone?) it might even be seen as a parody of that cliche.

2) Secondly, because the dynamic is different between a man and a woman than it would be between two women or two men, the visual of a man smashing something in a temper in front of a woman can be taken as threatening or borderline abusive. Joan Watson immediately shows that she is not intimidated by Holmes’ behavior.

3) Lastly? One of the running themes of Elementary is the deconstruction of Sherlock Holmes as the solitary, antisocial genius, and his becoming a member of a community. Holmes’ gifts are given their due respect, but no one in Elementary plays the game of Because Sherlock Holmes is a Bloody Genius He Can Do Whatever He Wants So There. When Sherlock goes after Moriarty (“M”), Captain Gregson suspends him. When Sherlock doesn’t want to talk about his addiction, Alfredo says “You’ve got to get over yourself.” And when Sherlock behaves like a spoiled child, Joan tells him “Use your words.”

You see Joan patronizing Sherlock. I see a member of Sherlock’s community teaching him how to behave like an adult member of that community.

Additionally, Watson’s done good work for a number of years as a sober companion, not a manchild enabler. It’s quite literally her job to deconstruct people’s shitty self-defeating habits and demonstrate that there are better ways to live your life. She’s not in the business of humoring anyone or playing along with their tantrums, she’s in the business of fixing them. And what she does works! It gets spelled out explicitely in the text of the show: Sherlock himself admits that what’s changed about him, for the better, is her. 

dukeofnachos:

kurosaki224:

happyhaunter:

steve and bucky are startled by a levitating knife

It’s been ten minutes why am I still laughing

"the future is so scary"

weretaire:

tony stark who has stark tower set to identify individual people as they enter by playing certain songs as they walk through the door or even take a step inside

steve and bucky walk in together and suddenly there is a garbled mix of both “the star spangled banner” and “enter sandman”

natasha steps through the door and suddenly “from russia with love”

bruce swings by from his lab and “blinded me with science” blares

thor bursts through the doors and “rock you like a hurricane” rattles the surround

hawkeye tries to slip in through a window and suddenly “surfin’ bird”

slipstreamborne:

clockworkkanella:

beesmygod:

We’re very militaristic, very tough, very… you know, Russian… I would say! [x]

his face looks like it was chiseled into a mountain.

His smile is made of sunshine

maureenstarkeys:

cheap clothing sites ($10 and over; most are under $20):

m e r l i n , did you put your name in the  g o b l e t   o f   f i r e ?



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