deusvolt: thesouschef: The Seven Years’ War or Prussians Can’t Siege, the Musical Prussian’s Can’t Siege has the same number of syllables as Baby Got Back, I notice
When the beautiful young man drowned— accidentally, swimming at dawn in a...– The Death of Antinoüs, Mark Doty. (via the-library-and-step-on-it)
Diane Duane: The Katana myth again... →
petermorwood: The Japanese sword is a good weapon. What it’s not is some weird combination of Excalibur and lightsabre. The European longsword is a good weapon. What it’s not is some weird combination of iron club and barbell. It would be easy to adopt the approach displayed by…
There was a boy called Eustace Clarence Scrubb, and he almost deserved it.– C. S. Lewis, The Voyage of the Dawn Treader (1952)
bemusedlybespectacled: if you ever think mythology is boring or serious business or whatever shit just remember that cerberus, the hell-hound and guard dog of the underworld, comes from the root indo-european word ḱerberos, which evolved into the greek word kerberos, which got changed to cerberus when it went from greek to latin ḱerberos means “spotted” that’s right hades, lord of the dead,...
fubuki-shirou: friends sleeping when im awake. what a bitch. she timezoned me
WHEN YOU READ A HILARIOUS ACCOUNT OF THE RAMPANT...
syblatortue: ——- What if Vriska went about her revenge a bit differently…
13 pages into this book I have encountered: a werefox nurse “going whoosy” a conspiracy of Nazi vampires and “She’d be fine, Just as long as she never, ever, felt Andrew Barron’s arms around her again.” (Punctuation and format copied exactly.)
this is the greatest homestuck fancomic ever
im-the-queen-of-davejade: sagewhisker: wwands: pimptav: elasticitymudflap: ((“That bull is sick of everyone’s bullshit”, *badum SSHH*… Fredwin told me to say that)) This. Is. Beautiful. dead i am dead and this is beautiful /tears hopy shit RACHEL I FINALLY FOUND IT This comic is so funny because not only does it...
This is a strange thing, but I’ve noticed it many times: a bad day’s work is a...– Philip Pullman, on the need to write regularly. (via lettersandlight)
busterkeatons: shesdonejim: how to enter a relationship with chris pine say “hello chris pine” then ask him to dinner by saying “would you like to chris dine” when you meet up for dinner tell him he is looking “chris fine” once dinner is over head back to his place for some “chris wine” after you have done all of the above, look deep into his eyes and say: “will you be chris mine?” ...
I have been writing this essay about Blake’s trial for more than a year now. I...– Brian Doyle, “Billy Blake’s Trial” (via wizzard890)
Nobody will protect you from your suffering. You can’t cry it away or eat it...– Cheryl Strayed (via creatingaquietmind)
katswhiskers: velvetonions: imagine a milkshake place called “shakesperience” where all the milkshake flavours are named after puns of shakespeare plays Oreothello Rolo and Juliet Macberry Mars Ado About Nothing Antonutella and Cleopatra Merchocolate of Venice Two Gentlemint of Verona Richerry III