if i was in a fictional universe i wouldn’t be the main character i’d probably be that friend of the main character who lacks supernatural powers or special abilities but makes up for it with sarcasm and really lame one-liners
but that’s also usually the character that gets their own sub-fandom with dedicated fans and pretty cool fanart
however, that’s also usually the one character that dies
i was just like “oh yay”
“not so much yay”
a male celebrity can literally beat his girlfriend half to death and still enjoy a successful career with millions of adoring fans
a female celebrity can gain a few pounds and she’s shunned, mocked, and ridiculed by thousands of people over many different mediums
do you see the problem with this
a female celebrity JUMPS INTO THE OCEAN TO RESCUE HER CHILD AND NANNY
and is mocked and ridiculed for a wardrobe malfunction
you can be a fan of a show and point out its flaws
you can enjoy something and still criticize it
discussing issues which are necessary to be talked about is as much part of a fandom as anything else and has nothing to do with fighting
the idea of a fandom is that you are more than a passive consumer who accepts things mindlessly
idealizing things is unhealthy and gives you a skewed view of reality
theres a difference between shipping and being fucking insane
this applies to both tumblr and amazon.com
The Daily Show with Jon Stewart: “The East” star Ellen Page discusses the ethics of environmentalism, and reveals Canada’s dark secret.
Teen Wolf - Season 3 Sneak Peek
I’m willing to watch that horrible movie just over this sappy feelgood stuff.
DAMN YOU WONDERFUL PERSON YOU.