hannahcarbons:

smashsurvey:

For two days, we surveyed the fan presence for the narrative podcast Welcome to Night Vale here on tumblr. Commonplace Books’ horror/mystery series follows the broadcasts of Cecil Palmer, a radio host in the town of Night Vale. Cecil’s dynamic with his boyfriend Carlos is a frequent feature on the show and has been a point of contention with homophobic bloggers on the site before, but now it seems WTNV’s diverse cast and progressive stance has attracted a new kind of scumbag attitude. 

So, is the WTNV fandom community racist? 
We asked the tags if they thought the community that formed around Night Vale had turned unwelcoming towards people of color and interpretations of figures on the show as characters of color — and, specifically, if they’d seen accepted white supremacist and overtly racist attitudes in what should be safe fan spaces. For a show as progressive and accepting as Night Vale is, the results were upsetting. 
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"We talk a lot about media not living up to the expectations of its audience — but in the case of WTNV, can the fans of a show fail to live up the expectations of its creators?”
^This is serious. This is the image the fandom shows to the community at large; the writing has always been on the wall, and now it’s even more clear.  Is this really the image we want to put forth?  Actions need to be taken.

hannahcarbons:

smashsurvey:

For two days, we surveyed the fan presence for the narrative podcast Welcome to Night Vale here on tumblr. Commonplace Books’ horror/mystery series follows the broadcasts of Cecil Palmer, a radio host in the town of Night Vale. Cecil’s dynamic with his boyfriend Carlos is a frequent feature on the show and has been a point of contention with homophobic bloggers on the site before, but now it seems WTNV’s diverse cast and progressive stance has attracted a new kind of scumbag attitude. 

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So, is the WTNV fandom community racist? 

We asked the tags if they thought the community that formed around Night Vale had turned unwelcoming towards people of color and interpretations of figures on the show as characters of color — and, specifically, if they’d seen accepted white supremacist and overtly racist attitudes in what should be safe fan spaces. For a show as progressive and accepting as Night Vale is, the results were upsetting. 

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"We talk a lot about media not living up to the expectations of its audience — but in the case of WTNV, can the fans of a show fail to live up the expectations of its creators?”

^This is serious. This is the image the fandom shows to the community at large; the writing has always been on the wall, and now it’s even more clear.  Is this really the image we want to put forth?  Actions need to be taken.

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ralphthemouth:

lady—hulk:

It just keeps…… getting. …. better

ralphthemouth:

lady—hulk:

It just keeps…… getting. …. better

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jumpingjaverts:

jumpingjaverts:

jumpingjaverts:

jumpingjaverts:

whats the difference between outlaws and inlaws

outlaws are wanted

come on reblog this my grandma told me this joke and was convinced she was going to be famous on tumblr for it

every time my mom and grandma get into an argument my grandma says “excuse me pamela i am famous on the tumbler”

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princessdidemi:

If you honestly signed that “destroy all cishets” petition, I have no respect for you.

You are why the amount of signatures had to be raised; because people were abusing the petition system for stupid shit like this. You are why petitions for legitimate causes have failed to reach their goal, because the limit had to be raised because assholes like you abused the system.

I hope you’re fucking proud of yourself.

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raw-shock:

HUNTER’S ALMOST 9K FOLLOWERS GIVEAWAY

-The Prizes-

  • a ps4 console

  • Assassin’s Creed 4: Black Flag
  • Battlefield 4
  • Destiny (preorder)
  • Final Fantasy XV (preorder)
  • Kingdom Hearts III (preorder)

-The Rules-

  • Must be following me (i will check— my url is subject to change keep an eye on the url that shows up above this text)
  • Reblog as much as you want; likes don’t count
  • Giveaway/sideblogs are not allowed (i will check)
  • Ask must be open and you must respond within 24 hrs otherwise i will pick a new winner

The giveaway ends May 31st

Good luck!

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bochelly:

pennkoad:

ellievhall:

Superhero families take their kids back to school. [source]

Oh! I love that game I want to play it too

hebergeur d'image

NOT OKAY

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svirfemmeblin:

nextyearsgirl:

The absence of women in history is man made.

this is important, but also: it had 6664 notes.
liked and reblogged. my calling is complete

svirfemmeblin:

nextyearsgirl:

The absence of women in history is man made.

this is important, but also: it had 6664 notes.

liked and reblogged. my calling is complete

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cracked:

History’s actual Vikings would have scoffed at Chris Hemsworth for looking like a Nordic hobo who spent a night in a dumpster.
5 Scenes From History That Everyone Pictures Incorrectly

#5. Real Vikings Were a Bunch of Fussy Dandies
It turns out, the only thing Vikings loved more than a fine day pillaging and slaughtering was the sort of personal grooming most of us modern people wouldn’t dream of bothering with. Seriously, they were way, way into that shit: Pretty much every non-slave member of Viking society wore absurdly complex hair and beard styles they freely peacocked with to display their status in the community. Most owned elaborate grooming kits that included tweezers, razors, tiny scissors, and, presumably, the new album of that bone-horn player you’ve probably never heard about.

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cracked:

History’s actual Vikings would have scoffed at Chris Hemsworth for looking like a Nordic hobo who spent a night in a dumpster.

5 Scenes From History That Everyone Pictures Incorrectly

#5. Real Vikings Were a Bunch of Fussy Dandies

It turns out, the only thing Vikings loved more than a fine day pillaging and slaughtering was the sort of personal grooming most of us modern people wouldn’t dream of bothering with. Seriously, they were way, way into that shit: Pretty much every non-slave member of Viking society wore absurdly complex hair and beard styles they freely peacocked with to display their status in the community. Most owned elaborate grooming kits that included tweezers, razors, tiny scissors, and, presumably, the new album of that bone-horn player you’ve probably never heard about.

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tamagrouchi:

why is it considered rude to ask people to stop touching you. u know whats rudE???? fckin touching people w/o their consent. God

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note-a-bear:

internleland:

cultofthepigeon:

in a world where teenage girls are hated, degrades, and disrespected

welcome to night vale had a 13 year old girl slay a building full of monsters, spark a rebellion, and train her peers to take down a  helicopter with slingshots

important: a 13 year old black girl

^^^^

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abiblr:

fucky-str1pe:

themadfangirl:

kieradoe:

whatsortofamandoesntcarryatrowel:

Dad: Why do you think they do that?
Girl: Because the companies who make these try to trick the girls into buying the pink stuff instead of stuff boys want to buy.
[x]

that awkward moment when a child understands the harm of forcing gender roles better than most grown male politicians.

Always reblog.

I’m surprised that I haven’t reblogged this, to be honest.

I love that last gif.  She looks so frustrated.  Like “Um, hello, obviously girls and boys can like anything why doesn’t anybody get that???”

She does have a point though..

Kids who are smarter than adults though.

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chestiel:

Supernatural in Infographics: Seasons 1-8 (click to enlarge)

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m7angela:

Based on this! After seeing it I just HAD TO draw version with Ed, I just really had to! gosh Arakawa is amazing, she’s my ultimate master

m7angela:

Based on this! After seeing it I just HAD TO draw version with Ed, I just really had to! gosh Arakawa is amazing, she’s my ultimate master

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derpollo-justice:

aquaticwonder:

Are you a piece of art because I’d like to nail you up against a wall

Damn

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lokiloo:

My Buddhist friend was stopped by a Christian fellowship and asked if she would consider following the word of Jesus Christ. She replied, “No, thanks, but maybe next time around.”

I don’t think they got the joke but I nearly died laughing.

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