July 24, 2014
"Don’t wait for permission to make something that’s interesting or amusing to you. Just do it now. Don’t wait. Find a story idea, start making it, give yourself a deadline, show it to people who’ll give you notes to make it better. Don’t wait till you’re older, or in some better job than you have now. Don’t wait for anything. Don’t wait till some magical story idea drops into your lap. That’s not where ideas come from. Go looking for an idea and it’ll show up. Begin now. Be a fucking soldier about it and be tough."

Ira Glass to Lifehacker. I’m Ira Glass, Host of This American Life, and This Is How I Work.

Quick tip for things to do immediately post-interview:

When I come out of an interview, I jot down the things I remember as being my favorite moments. For an hour-long interview usually it’s just four or five moments, but if out I’m reporting all day, I’ll spend over an hour at night typing out every favorite thing that happened. This is handier than you might think. Often this short list of favorite things will provide the backbone to the structure to my story.

Read through for the gear This American Life uses and its editing process.

(via fastcompany)

(Source: futurejournalismproject, via fastcompany)

July 23, 2014
Reblog if you think it’s possible to be straight and still ship same sex couples

i-want-destiel:

where-is-my-adventure:

I have a point to make to some friends.

"If you think it’s possible" dude I’m straight as a pillar and 90% of the couples I ship are of the same sex

(via lupinedawn)

July 23, 2014

[x] Gates McFadden on the role of women in Star Trek (1993)

Beverly Crusher ftw

(Source: fuckyeahtng, via themarysue)

July 23, 2014

House Week - Day 3
 → favorite ship: House × Wilson

Brotp for life

(Source: fircyca, via missingleftsock)

July 23, 2014

pointetothesky:

food hacks

(Source: listoflifehacks)

July 23, 2014

why-i-love-comics:

Colleen Coover and the wonderful women of Marvel

from Girl Comics #1-3

written and drawn by Colleen Coover

(via smalldoll)

July 22, 2014
How to quickly delete a background, while keeping hair

spottedlaughter:

So, you don’t want the background of your picture, but the damn actor has stupid bits of hair everywhere. You want to keep them, but get rid of the background. Understandable, so here’s how to do that.

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(via crazyassmurdererwall)

July 22, 2014
deep13entertainment:

Oh man! This takes me way back. These appear to be customs but damn do I want some.

deep13entertainment:

Oh man! This takes me way back. These appear to be customs but damn do I want some.

July 20, 2014

leupagus:

itsxandy:

thefingerfuckingfemalefury:

sevenpoints:

HE BROUGHT IT ON HIMSELF

I actually found this pretty depressing because when Happy asks her if she’s boxed before, she looks so proud of herself when she says she has, and then he just kind of demeans her response by suggesting that she wasn’t a real boxer, and you see her face just drop

Natasha Romanoff: professional to an extent.

She’s professional the whole way through — Happy is the one who isn’t just stupefyingly unprofessional but vicious in his attempt to punch her when her back was turned.

Literally. He tried to punch a woman he’d just met, before she’d gotten any gloves, before he’d explained anything else to her.  Fuck anybody who thinks that Natasha’s treatment of him (which is so obviously instinct and training, not a desire to humiliate him, unlike his violence toward her) is unprofessional.

(Source: cloudranger, via lupinedawn)

July 20, 2014

wearethetay:

jedavu:

Charming Illustrated Cinemagraphs Reflect The Idyllic Mood Of Lazy Summer Days

by Rebecca Mock 

You can feel each one…

(via wilwheaton)

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