Disappointing Pictures

liliaeth:

I’ve been marathoning this small Canadian series called ‘The Listener’.

It’s about this young paramedic called Toby Logan who is able to read minds. Eventually he ends up joining the police, but that takes a few seasons.

There are a lot of things I love about this show. But one of them is that Toby for the most part is honest about his abilities to his immediate circle of friends; and how he’s most comfortable around people who know what he can do.

There are strong female characters, I just love Olivia, Charlie, Tia and especially Michelle. And two poc regulars. Osman ‘Oz’ Bey and Corporal Dev Clark.

I love that Michelle is at no point Toby’s love interest. She gets to be married, have her own relationship, and be a mother and yet still be the strong bad ass police officer.

And i love that Tony at no point is your sterotypical broody anti-hero. He’s a sweet guy who just wants to help people.

And even when characters die, it’s as much about them dying as they lived,aka being heroes, than about giving Toby some angst.

I started watching the show, because someone gave it as an option for crossovering, A ficathon I signed up for. (and sue me, because I have a fondness for crossovers between supernatural/Scifi shows and cop shows.)

And then instead of stopping at s1, I ended up watching every single episode and loving it.

So expect a Teen Wolf/The Listener crossover from me some time soon. Because Scott just has to meet Toby.

Can I hope that my prompts were the inspiration? ♥ (Though argentum-ls' prompts are always better, and she was the one who got me into the series).

woodmeat:

chevy-raised-jack-daniels-fed:

merrymaudlin:

mercurykiss:

thugburrito:

My faith in pizza guys has gone up 123%

NO LET ME TELL YOU A STORYSo a few weeks ago I was in a hotel in Savannah with my grampa in the hospital next door, Mom was over staying with him, and the battery in the smoke detector went out so every 5 minutes it would let off this loud, high pitched ‘CHIRP’.It was annoying as fuck, so I called the front desk to see if they had a battery for it, and they said the only thing they could do was change rooms. We’d already settled in for the night, and needed the next door rooms for my uncles the next day, so I said I’d deal. My uncles had my car in the next town over, so I couldn’t drive and get one myself.An hour later, I’m ordering pizza and have gone insane because the damn thing CHIRPS. SO. MUCH.So I begged the pizza guy on the phone to stop and get me a battery, told him I’d pay for the battery, and give him an extra tip for it, and he was chill with it. This adorable fucker gets to my room with the battery, opens it, asks to see the smoke detector, CLIMBS ON THE BED, CHANGES THE BATTERY FOR ME, and tests it.My pizza was only 20 dollars, but I gave him 40 and told him to keep the change.

I am clearly not fully utilizing my pizza delivery person…..

What’s next pizza delivery hitmen

included in this order for a large ground beef is a dossier containing information on your target. he is to be neutralized before delivery. do not let him reach the airport. no pepperoni.

woodmeat:

chevy-raised-jack-daniels-fed:

merrymaudlin:

mercurykiss:

thugburrito:

My faith in pizza guys has gone up 123%

NO LET ME TELL YOU A STORY
So a few weeks ago I was in a hotel in Savannah with my grampa in the hospital next door, Mom was over staying with him, and the battery in the smoke detector went out so every 5 minutes it would let off this loud, high pitched ‘CHIRP’.

It was annoying as fuck, so I called the front desk to see if they had a battery for it, and they said the only thing they could do was change rooms. We’d already settled in for the night, and needed the next door rooms for my uncles the next day, so I said I’d deal. My uncles had my car in the next town over, so I couldn’t drive and get one myself.

An hour later, I’m ordering pizza and have gone insane because the damn thing CHIRPS. SO. MUCH.

So I begged the pizza guy on the phone to stop and get me a battery, told him I’d pay for the battery, and give him an extra tip for it, and he was chill with it. This adorable fucker gets to my room with the battery, opens it, asks to see the smoke detector, CLIMBS ON THE BED, CHANGES THE BATTERY FOR ME, and tests it.

My pizza was only 20 dollars, but I gave him 40 and told him to keep the change.

I am clearly not fully utilizing my pizza delivery person…..

What’s next pizza delivery hitmen

included in this order for a large ground beef is a dossier containing information on your target. he is to be neutralized before delivery. do not let him reach the airport. no pepperoni.

what-a-fabulous-scarf:

thesickestjokes:

Oxymorons are basically complicated.

THIS MADE ME SO MAD

Outlander and The Skye Boat Song

msdanconia:

After watching Outlander 1x02, I started binge-listening to versions of The Skye Boat Song, and then it occurred to me that many people don’t know or understand the history of the song. So here’s a bit of Scottish history, which includes the original subject of The Skye Boat Song - Bonnie Prince Charlie.

As watchers/readers of Outlander know, Claire lands in 1743 Scotland, smack in the middle of Scottish uprisings against the English. Scotland had only recently become part of Great Britain (via the Acts of Union in 1707), against the popular sentiment of its people, and the English still snubbed their nose at the Scottish. This is before the Enlightenment, with Scots like David Hume, Adam Smith, and James Watt making huge strides in the public (European) eye of what Scotland was capable of, scientifically and culturally. In 1743, England considered Scotland a backwater, and while some Scots tried to coin themselves as British to embrace the new national identity, you wouldn’t find many English people doing the same.

The Jacobite rebellions (or uprisings, depending on who tells the story) came out of this sentiment. Many Scots wanted to return to an independent Scotland (more specifically, rule by a Scottish king), and they found their hero in Charles Edward Stuart (later known as Bonnie Prince Charlie). Bonnie Prince Charlie was heir to the Scottish throne, such that it was. His ancestor was James I of England/James VI of Scotland, who had inherited both the English and Scottish thrones after Queen Elizabeth died without any children. James II of England was run off the throne in the Glorious Rebellion of 1688, and the family had been living in exile ever since.

Charles was named Prince Regent in December 1743, and 18 months later led the rebellion of 1745 to reclaim the Scottish and English thrones. The rebellion ended in 1746 with the Battle of Culloden, a stunning and heartbreaking defeat, which left the Scottish firmly under the heel of the English and Bonnie Prince Charlie on the run. With a price on his head of £30,000, still no Scots turned him in, and he was eventually smuggled out of the country via Skye to a French ship. As everyone knows, the French hated the English.

(Another tidbit - he was smuggled out with the help of Flora MacDonald, who got a dance named after her.)

While The Skye Boat Song is a lament for Bonnie Prince Charlie and the defeat of the Jacobite rebellions, it is important to note that the prince never thanked those who smuggled him out of the country (risking their lives, I need dare say), and never looked back. He and his descendants stayed in exile for several generations, while the English imposed prohibitions on many Scottish cultural activities, including possessing any weapons, the wearing of kilts, playing of bagpipes, and Scottish dancing (all considered war activities). 

Now, Outlander has taken the Skye Boat Song, about an exiled prince, and changed the pronouns to make it about Claire. In my opinion, this reinvigorates the song - Bonnie Prince Charlie never looked back on the devastation he caused, and fled back to exile. Claire, meanwhile, is also in exile - but as hard as she tries to get home, for now, she is going to help those around her (and certainly not make their situation worse than when she arrived).

Sing me a song of a lass that is gone,
Say, could that lass be I?
Merry of soul she sailed on a day
Over the sea to Skye.

Billow and breeze, islands and seas,
Mountains of rain and sun,
All that was good, all that was fair,
All that was me is gone.

amandalikestheatre:

Sutton Foster and Colin Donnell in Anything Goes (2011) and Violet (2014)

nbcatoz:

Their tale unfolds this fall on A to Z. 

nbcatoz:

Their tale unfolds this fall on A to Z

I want it to be real.

krisrix:

gashi45:

yukonao:

must.go.there.

かわいすぎ~w

If you do wind up going, gypsysky

"You see, there are still faint glimmers of civilization left in this barbaric slaughterhouse that was once known as humanity. Indeed that’s what we provide in our own modest, humble, insignificant… oh, fuck it."

blithers:

lulabo replied to your post:

I like how they’re both basking in the reflected glow of htbthomas’s icon. The sun! It shineth on my face!

Now that I have seen this, I cannot unsee it, and I would not want to.

#hello ladies!#htbthomas#ghostcat3000#lulabo#kyrafic#honestly though: i’m mostly reblogging this for the juxtaposition#of ghostcat’s noble cat profile#and chris evan’s dorky man face#right next to each other#two households#both alike in dignity#in fair verona where we lay our scene#chit chat

thebestdadthereis:

tinalikesbutts:

same

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lastmimzy:

The cat’s like WHAT THE FUCK DID YOU BRING HOME

THAT LAST GIF