everyone’s freaking out over yahoo buying tumblr but i can bet my ass you’re all going to stay anyway and that there’ll be browser extensions to remove the ads.
websites buy other websites all the time. remember when google bought youtube? when facebook bought instagram?
flickr is probably one of the largest photo sites, it’s still user friendly even though yahoo bought it.
i don’t know if the change is going to pleasant or not, but without revenue tumblr will die and it feels like the average 14-year old tumblr user doesn’t understand the concept that a company needs money to survive, you know? can’t code that obnoxious iphone app on an empty stomach.
without getting bought by some company, they’ll still need to place ads everywhere or introduce some kind of subscription.
also, tumblr has done a lot of tacky and awkward shit without people leaving, like changing the sidebar and the posting window. they bitch about it for a while and post trains of annoying reaction gifs but in the end of the day, you all stay.
remember when some anon genuinely thought i hated star trek because of how much i make fun of it ahahahah
The Prime Directive.
also wow, the american copyright system exists in the 23rd century? abrams has reimagined things
only for minimalist posters. everything else comes from 3d printers. literally everything else. food. clothes. babies. pets. personality traits
aw shit i might be able to get a new phone today too i’m climbing right up that material wealth and status ladder it won’t be long now before i own totally useless stuff like jetskis and bathe in $250k wine
yo there is not a single member of the star trek cast that i would not bang this is real this is life
when will reboot star trek show us sulu’s obsession with plants this is important to me
A new piece for The Washingon Post about Star Trek and the world of fanfiction. You can read the article here.
IS THIS MY DREAM COMING TRUE AND THE BISEXUAL NUN-FUCKING SWORD WIELDING OPERA SINGER JULIE D’AUBIGNY BEING IMMORTALIZED IN A FILM BY NATALIE DORMER
ALRIGHT CHRIS PINE IT’S ALL UP TO YOU NOW
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A List of “Men’s Rights” Issues That Feminism Is Already Working On
Feminists do not want you to lose custody of your children. The assumption that women are naturally better caregivers is part of patriarchy.
Feminists do not like commercials in which bumbling dads mess up the laundry and competent wives have to bustle in and fix it. The assumption that women are naturally better housekeepers is part of patriarchy.
Feminists do not want you to have to make alimony payments. Alimony is set up to combat the fact that women have been historically expected to prioritize domestic duties over professional goals, thus minimizing their earning potential if their “traditional” marriages end. The assumption that wives should make babies instead of money is part of patriarchy.
Feminists do not want anyone to get raped in prison. Permissiveness and jokes about prison rape are part of rape culture, which is part of patriarchy.
Feminists do not want anyone to be falsely accused of rape. False rape accusations discredit rape victims, which reinforces rape culture, which is part of patriarchy.
Feminists do not want you to be lonely and we do not hate “nice guys.” The idea that certain people are inherently more valuable than other people because of superficial physical attributes is part of patriarchy.
Feminists do not want you to have to pay for dinner. We want the opportunity to achieve financial success on par with men in any field we choose (and are qualified for), and the fact that we currently don’t is part of patriarchy. The idea that men should coddle and provide for women, and/or purchase their affections in romantic contexts, is condescending and damaging and part of patriarchy.
Feminists do not want you to be maimed or killed in industrial accidents, or toil in coal mines while we do cushy secretarial work and various yarn-themed activities. The fact that women have long been shut out of dangerous industrial jobs (by men, by the way) is part of patriarchy.
Feminists do not want you to commit suicide. Any pressures and expectations that lower the quality of life of either gender are part of patriarchy. The fact that depression is characterized as an effeminate weakness, making men less likely to seek treatment, is part of patriarchy.
Feminists do not want you to be viewed with suspicion when you take your child to the park (men frequently insist that this is a serious issue, so I will take them at their word). The assumption that men are insatiable sexual animals, combined with the idea that it’s unnatural for men to care for children, is part of patriarchy.
Feminists do not want you to be drafted and then die in a war while we stay home and iron stuff. The idea that women are too weak to fight or too delicate to function in a military setting is part of patriarchy.
Feminists do not want women to escape prosecution on legitimate domestic violence charges, nor do we want men to be ridiculed for being raped or abused. The idea that women are naturally gentle and compliant and that victimhood is inherently feminine is part of patriarchy.
Feminists hate patriarchy. We do not hate you.
If you really care about those issues as passionately as you say you do, you should be thanking feminists, because feminism is a social movement actively dedicated to dismantling every single one of them. The fact that you blame feminists—your allies—for problems against which they have been struggling for decades suggests that supporting men isn’t nearly as important to you as resenting women. We care about your problems a lot. Could you try caring about ours?
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YAYYY VERY EXCITED FOR YOY (also jealous OMG how did you do it…???)
w/ the money i got from people donating to me on paypal (thankyouthankyouthankyouuuu everybody who did that i want to kiss u) and scholarship money i got from my school i was able to afford the down payment and i only have like a year of rly inexpensive bi-monthly payments heCK YEAH i cannot even believe it