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February 27th, 2012

Standing in front of…

sl33pcr33p: Can the internet take a break from shitting on “posers”* for like, eternity, and instead admire this girl’s makeup?

*The poser is a construct invented by those who are fucking terrified of their “taste” being usurped by the mainstream, but can’t express it in a way that isn’t fucking offensive and reductive.

rgr-pop: Can the internet take a break from shitting on “posers” and instead love and admire posers?

karaj: 100% pro-poser as an affective and political position. 

I love my girl gang sisters.

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February 27th, 2012

Existential sorrow and the daily accumulation of regret combined with usual Monday dread all really…

Existential sorrow and the daily accumulation of regret combined with usual Monday dread all really kicking in right now. I had a boyfriend who would literally pull the covers up over his head when the alarm went off and I never understood it. (I was usually already up! Unfathomable.) Now all I think about all week is going home and turning off the world, or counting the minutes until Friday when I can do same. In the meantime I’m alienating everyone I know, putting off important medical and financial decisions, grinding what’s left of my ability to do the work I care about into the ground, and frittering nervous energy into internet posts in the hopes of a brief moment of validation that quickly fades.

February 27th, 2012

"We need to look @ the history of the Oscars more closely. My mother was the first person who told me…"

We need to look @ the history of the Oscars more closely. My mother was the first person who told me that she knew the original history of the Oscar. My mom said that this famous Mexican Director who she could only remember as “el indio”, posed in the nude for the sculptor who created the Oscar Statue. I decided to google that today and yes, I found that Wikipedia confirmed my mother’s claim. Emilio Fernández was the original name of the model.

“In need of a model for his statue Gibbons was introduced by his then wife Dolores del Río to Emilio “El Indio” Fernández. Reluctant at first, Fern�ndez was finally convinced to pose naked to create what today is known as the “Oscar”. ” -Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Oscars

So, yes, indeed, every time a celebrity says the words, Thank you to the Academy, he/she should also remember the contributions of this really amazing Mexican Director’s body. If you know your Latin American Cinema, you might remember the film, María Candelaria (1943). Emilio “El Indio” Fernandez directed that film. Emilio Fernández Born March 26, 1904(1904-03-26) Hondo, Coahuila, Mexico Died August 6, 1986 (aged 82) Mexico City, Mexico His father was a Kickapoo native american but “affectionately” called “el indio.”



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February 27th, 2012

emilysyrja: we got a feministfilm submission explaining to us why midnight in paris deserved a…

emilysyrja:

we got a feministfilm submission explaining to us why midnight in paris deserved a screenwriting oscar over bridesmaids

which, first of all, nuh-uh

secondly, that is terrible blog etiquette, start your own blog

thirdly, my initial inclination was to be like “we at feministfilm don’t care about which screenplays are good so much as we care about which screenwriters are not rapists” but rgr rightfully pointed out that that should go without saying

so i’m just gonna pose the question here:

do people not know woody allen is an abuser and child molester, or do they just not care?

February 27th, 2012

amantesuntamentes: Happy Birthday MamaDu “And I figured out…



amantesuntamentes:

Happy Birthday MamaDu

“And I figured out that the reason I couldn’t get through the day as well as I can now is because I had too many things on my mind, on my plate, you know, for one person to have. So I started to eliminate some of the things that were too heavy to carry and unnecessary.”