I think you might be scared. And however scared you are, the man you are with right now, the man I hope you are with, believe me, he is more scared than you can imagine right now, and he needs you. … You can’t see me, can you? You look at me and you can’t see me. Do you have any idea what that’s like? I’m not on the phone. I’m right here. Standing in front of you. Please. Just… Just see me.

kilodalton:

OK guys. This moment does not have enough love. In fact, it has some unfortunate anti-love that I aim to resolve here.

Yes, this episode heavily reference Girl in the Fireplace. And yes, that episode is pretty much the most anti-shippy thing to happen in canon for Doctor/Rose.

BUT THIS MOMENT IS GREAT AND WE DOCTOR/ROSE SHIPPERS SHOULD LOVE IT TO PIECES LET ME EXPLAIN!!!!

Twelve can’t remember Clara’s name at first. Nor Vastra nor Jenny nor Strax. He leaves Clara in danger and he won’t even give her the screwdriver. He does questionable things—he’s darker, I get that.

But even so, and even though he’s trying to figure things out with the bad guy, and does not have all his memories intact (‘Handles’? Really, Doctor??) he CANNOT leave the bunch of roses on the floor.

The bunch of yellow roses—yellow which signifies remembrance. There are centuries-old ballads (‘Round Her Neck She Wears a Yeller Ribbon’) and old movies (‘She Wore a Yellow Ribbon’) and folk songs (‘Tie a Yellow Ribbon Round the Ole Oak Tree’) all about yellow being the color of remembrance—specifically in all these pop-culture cases, remembrance of a lost love.

And as he’s struggling to remember why droids harvesting parts rings a bell with him, does he look at the droid? No. Does he have flashbacks to women making double entendres with cleavage spilling out? No. (And the eventual reference to MdP is blah blah bland). But what does he do? He twirls the roses and holds them just a little bit closer. This is so reminiscent of the Journal of Impossible Things, where even as a human Ten can’t remember the name of the TARDIS, or the sonic screwdriver—but he keeps drawing roses in his journal and hers is the only face he can canonically put a name to.

Moffat may be many, many things, and do many, many things that I do not particularly like, but this… this is pretty awesome guys. This isn’t anti-shippy at all. This is shippy and sweet and subtle in the extreme.

And I love it and I really think you should too <3

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The moment when Harry takes Draco's wand

J. K. Rowling: I said to Arthur, my American editor - we had an interesting conversation during the editing of seven - the moment when Harry takes Draco's wand, Arthur said, God, that's the moment when the ownership of the Elder wand is actually transferred? And I said, that's right. He said, shouldn't that be a bit more dramatic? And I said, no, not at all, the reverse. I said to Arthur, I think it really puts the elaborate, grandiose plans of Dumbledore and Voldemort in their place. That actually the history of the wizarding world hinged on two teenage boys wrestling with each other. They weren't even using magic. It became an ugly little corner tussle for the possession of wands. And I really liked that - that very human moment, as opposed to these two wizards who were twitching strings and manipulating and implanting information and husbanding information and guarding information, you know? Ultimately it just came down to that, a little scuffle and fistfight in the corner and pulling a wand away.

Melissa Anelli: It says a lot about the world at large, I think, about conflict in the world, it's these little things -

J. K. Rowing: And the difference one individual can make. Always, the difference one individual can make.

soprie:

Stop calling what’s happening in Ferguson a “riot”.

It is not a riot.

Vancouver losing the Stanley Cup a few years ago was a riot. It was angry, drunken destruction with no purpose. (And as a Canadian, it was a shameful event)

Ferguson is not a riot. It is a protest. It is an uprising. It is a civil rights revolution. The prople of Ferguson may be angry, but they have a reason to be angry, and they are not violent, and they are not hooligans, thugs or looters. They are protesting for their human rights which are currently being denied.

Look at the difference between a riot and a protest. A riot is chaos. A protest has a purpose.

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You have
galaxies inside your head.
Stop letting people
tell you
you cannot shine.

"For all those self doubters, take note" (via thatkindofwoman)

(Source: cudah)

ireallylovehttyd:

artemisaworld:

thehttydblog:

axonmanage:

therealdsandman:

kandymation:

WHAT’S WITH THE OWL THO JAY??

I JUST—- IM REALLY HAPPY NOW

Actual Hiccup.  He used to not sound AS MUCH like Hiccup, but he’s really adopted that sorta voice more which is weird, cause his voice was a little lower and less nasally before.

I’m pretty sure he’s doing it on purpose. He did say “Hi, gang” in the beginning, so… Hiccup. XD

Haha either way, all i can hear is Hiccup

i’m wondering when the fandom will use the voice to do a video of Hiccup saying this…

THE ARMS THINGY!!! JAY IS HICCUP AND NO ONE CAN TELL ME OTHERWISE
But I sort of saw Hiccup with modern clothes…

Stones of Mahal - Chapter 1 - SOABA - The Hobbit - All Media Types, The Hobbit - J. R. R. Tolkien, The Hobbit (Jackson movies) [Archive of Our Own]

Because if Yavanna Kementári was going to bless the dwarves of Erebor then her husband simply had to as well. Fíli and his wife are having great trouble conceiving a child. Mahal decides to step in to rectify the problem. Warning: Gratuitous use of Khuzdûl. Translations provided at end of the story.

rightwingtoday:

thegbox:

No, no and no. REBLOG this please, this shouldn’t be allowed and we need to spread the word to everybody about this injustice!
The actual news article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2726219/Yasmin-Thomas-victim-disgusted-walked-free.html

It’s time for all countries to stand up and say no more special treatment based on gender, race or sexual orientation.

rightwingtoday:

thegbox:

No, no and no. REBLOG this please, this shouldn’t be allowed and we need to spread the word to everybody about this injustice!

The actual news article: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2726219/Yasmin-Thomas-victim-disgusted-walked-free.html

It’s time for all countries to stand up and say no more special treatment based on gender, race or sexual orientation.