Are You Reading Young Adult Lit? →
optimisticynic: “I didn’t read young adult lit when I was a teen myself. I was a precocious reader and desperate to be treated like a grown-up, so I read books for grown-ups because anything else was just too puerile for someone as obviously mature and sophisticated as I. It wasn’t until I was in my mid-twenties, working on my MLS and realizing that I wanted to work with teens, that I discovered...
Carrie Smith's Impression of a Scorpion at SDCC
When she’s a big time writer for comics and movies, she’s going to regret letting me have this gif. If this doesn’t make you want to buy “To the Power Against”… well buy it anyway. But seriously, she is an incredible story teller, as evidenced by this oral presentation. Her on paper stuff is none too shabby as is her kung fu flick knowledge. Once I get...
Rep. Paul Broun (R - Giant Asshole): WON'T SOMEONE... →
wilwheaton: “When someone is overextended and broke they don’t continue paying for expensive automobiles, they sell the expensive automobiles and buy a cheaper one. They don’t continue paying for country club dues, they drop out of the country club,” Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) said Wednesday on MSNBC. Dear Rep. Paul Brown: Go fuck yourself. Man, I can totally relate to this dude!
comicsalliance: Jim Lee Draws Wonder Woman Without Pants, Asks Dan DiDio to Make Up His Mind [Video] DC Comics Co-Publisher and artist Jim Lee did a bit of live drawing for the crowd at the DC Comics booth during Comic-Con this weekend, including one very special sketch of Wonder Woman holding out the pants from her recent costume redesign while sporting the more traditional swimsuit cut we’ll...
Vintage Post: When to Use "John and I" and "John...
orangeh20melon: joannomaly: theyuniversity: Original post date: February 28, 2011 People always get this wrong and IT DRIVES ME CRAZY! Me, too! The first rule is pretty much all you need. I don’t know why people get it wrong so often. Drives me bonkers.
zogblog: And then there’s also this. So I’m crapping my geekpants right now.
Harry Potter is all about confronting fears, finding inner strength and doing...– Andrew Futral (source)
bearwave: people who spell spider-man spiderman are people who should be put to death
HP 30 Day Challenge: Days 21-25
Short and sweet because they mostly need no explanation. Day 21: Out of all the characters that died, if you could bring one back, who would it be. Damn, I want to say Fred so badly because the twins one just ain’t the same without the other! But I would have to say Lupin if only because his son needs to have a parent alive, and I pick him over Tonks. Day 22: Harry Potter or Twilight. ...