Before the Taking of a Toast and Tea

Glad to be of use.
Cautious, and meticulous.
At times, indeed, almost ridiculous—
Almost, at times, the Fool.

daily-infographic:

Where no one lives in the US.http://daily-infographic.tumblr.com/

ridethatcyclone:

the lady cutting my hair asked if she could play with it

i said yes

good answer

(via ladymergays)

Patron:

Can I talk to you for a moment?

Me:

Sure.

Patron:

You've always been so kind to me, and to my better half, and you're always so helpful and we really like you.

Me:

Thank you.

Patron:

I think you would be perfect for my son.

Me:

Thank you? But I think I'm a little old for your son.

Patron:

He just turned 18.

Me:

Yeah, I'm definitely too old for your son.

Patron:

Okay, thanks. It was worth a try. Have a nice day.

buttart:

f-ili:

Puppy versus Dandelion

HE’S SO UPSET

(via queerpug)

ruinedchildhood:

Bikini Bottom just got real..

(via milkbubblegum)

nikipaprika:

It is complete! [trumpets excitedly]

im so happy with this gosh darn picture

Thanks to Shimmervee for the brilliant title “Steamboat Weenies” im still laughing about it im gkhfkl

[here’s a full vers. of the pic for all your weenie-lovin’ needs]

(via sweethardpunk)

Before John Green, his general category of realistic (non-fantasy) YA was rife with teen angst and “issues” fiction that you might have associated with the legendary Judy Blume, or with newer writers like Sarah Dessen or Laurie Halse Anderson. Anderson’s classic 1999 novel Speak, about a high schooler struggling to deal with the aftermath of sexual assault, was so influential that three years later Penguin launched an entire imprint named after it. One of the books launched under the behest of Speak was Green’s Looking for Alaska. But it’s Green whose name you’re more likely to know today, not Anderson’s, although Anderson has won more awards and written more books.



On Twitter, Green has 2 million followers. Compared to the rest of the leaders in Young Adult fiction, that number is staggering. To approach even half the Twitter influence of John Green all by himself, you need an entire army of YA women. Anderson, Blume, Dessen, Veronica Roth, Cassandra Clare, Richelle Mead, Margaret Stohl, Kami Garcia, Rainbow Rowell, Maureen Johnson, Malinda Lo, Holly Black, LJ Smith, Ellen Hopkins, Shannon Hale, Lauren Myracle, Libba Bray, Melissa Marr, and Leigh Bardugo: As a group these women only have about 1.2 million followers on Twitter.

That’s the voice of one man outweighing several decades of women who have had major successes, critical acclaim, and cultural influence.

night-vale-community-radio:

sixpenceee:

Space might be empty but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t give off sound. The voices of the planets in our solar system are MEGA creepy. 

the void is not silent 

ruinedchildhood:

me as a teacher

(via blackmagicalgirlmisandry)