thetruekamui:

coffeeandcockatiels:

sizvideos:

Video

gasp

I just made a weird noise in a Starbucks

wiseyoungravenclaw:

Remus Arthur Potter, you were named after two men who looked out for my safety and cared about my well-being out of altruism and decency rather than because I was a tool for them to use or because I was someone’s son.

art-of-swords:

Handmade Swords - Viikinkimiekka XI

  • Maker: Jarkko Niskanen
  • Medium: steel, iron, coper, silver, willow wood, moose antler, wool, linen, brass
  • Measurements: overall length 87.5cm; blade length 70.5cm; weight 1165g

The Viking sword has a pattern welded blade with edges of 0.6% carbon steel. The guard and pommel are made of iron and covered with copper and silver inlays. Decorative patterns are carved into silver. The grip is made of salix caprea (willow wood) and moose antler, while the scabbard is also made from willow wood filled with linen/wool. The fittings are made of brass with the strap bridge and decorative panels made of moose antler. 

Source: Copyright © 2014 Jarkko Niskanen

seselapod:

wasserplane:

radiovistoron:

agehagyaru:

magicalpoptarts:

vaaseline:

wonder-mechanic:

radiovistoron:

Chrome, please stop this.

ITS ACTUALLY THE WORST PLEASE MAKE IT STOP

ok i was confused i thought it was just my shit or soemthing becus i seen nothing about this shit

oh so it’s not just me. ok

i’m using firefox and i’m getting that too.
it’s not just chrome.

Yeah, it’s not happened to me on Firefox myself, but only Chrome hence why I blamed Chrome. :’)

ACTUALLY it’s tumblr! it’s a new, stupid option. here’s how to turn it off


this post saved my life

seselapod:

wasserplane:

radiovistoron:

agehagyaru:

magicalpoptarts:

vaaseline:

wonder-mechanic:

radiovistoron:

Chrome, please stop this.

ITS ACTUALLY THE WORST PLEASE MAKE IT STOP

ok i was confused i thought it was just my shit or soemthing becus i seen nothing about this shit

oh so it’s not just me. ok

i’m using firefox and i’m getting that too.

it’s not just chrome.

Yeah, it’s not happened to me on Firefox myself, but only Chrome hence why I blamed Chrome. :’)

ACTUALLY it’s tumblr! it’s a new, stupid option. here’s how to turn it off

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this post saved my life

infjdoodles:

spiritsiege:

Spirit Siege has 8 days left on Kickstarter!

Spirit Siege is a card-collecting, real time strategy mobile game from Nova Heartbeat.  We’re a small independent game studio, and we’re working out of our homes and infjdoodles' garage to bring Spirit Siege to the world.

Our mission is to create a lighthearted, diverse, inclusive, deep strategy game that’s easy to get into and provides hours and hours of fun.  You can help by pledging, signal boosting, and/or wearing these snazzy countdown avatars!

<3 we’re 70% of the way there! Every dollar and bit of signal boost we can get helps. Will you check us out? And hopefully fall in love with our super cute characters and back us for what you can!

loophemmings:

if i ever become famous i’m so fucked i’ve been in too many fandoms on too many different websites for far too long there’s no erasing all the evidence 

"The Last Unicorn" rides again

darklilcorner:

thetangential:

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I’ve been in some eccentric crowds, but the hundreds of people I joined Wednesday night at the Riverview Theater in Minneapolis were…right up there. There were confused-looking elderly couples, young mothers with their kids, teens with horns sprouting from their foreheads, twentysomethings with red spots in the same place, a woman in a princess dress, multiple people of both sexes in brightly colored wigs, and a guy with a bullhorn who ran around asking random people, “Do you have the power of the unicorn?”

It was a screening of The Last Unicorn, the 1982 Rankin-Bass animated film based on the 1968 novel by Peter S. Beagle. The author, now 75, was himself present, at the end of a long receiving line where he was greeting fans and signing merch.

I’d arrived with only the dimmest idea of what I was getting myself into. I had the evening free, and I noticed someone on Facebook posting excitedly about the screening. I’d never seen the movie, which came out when I was seven, but I vaguely remembered seeing advertisements for the film. Just thinking about it brought me back to the pre-on-demand days, when just because you might have wanted to see something didn’t mean you actually could—especially if you were a kid.

There was about an hour of proceedings before the screening actually began: first the autograph line; then a rundown of the merch on sale; some brief, graceful remarks by Beagle (“I find I get more curious, rather than less, as I get older”); a sometimes-awkward Q&A (one guy told Beagle that he fathered a unicorn in prison); and a raffle that culminated with two young girls winning shirts that said, DAMN YOU, PETER S. BEAGLE, IT’S ALL YOUR FAULT.

That, Beagle’s editor explained, was a reference to the fact that—in the Beagle camp’s estimation—Beagle “invented the female unicorn.” All previous literary unicorns, we were told, had been male, so it was the man standing before us who had inaugurated the wave of female unicorns that led to our Lisa Frank world, where boys don’t like to read unicorn books.

Is that true? I mean, there I was, a 39-year-old man, at a Last Unicorn screening…but then, I had some Lisa Frank stickers, too, back in the day. Anyway, it certainly is true that classic unicorns were decidedly male—they could only be tamed by virgin women, eyebrow waggle, eyebrow waggle—and in a genre then dominated by the masculine mythos of Middle-Earth, Beagle’s one-horned heroine must have been a welcome breath of fresh air for female fantasy lovers.

Beagle told us that Rankin-Bass—the legendary animators best-known, then and now, for their Rudolph and Frosty Christmas specials—weren’t his first choice, that in fact he hated everything they’d done prior to The Last Unicorn and he regarded them as barely a step above Hanna-Barbera in terms of artistry. He’s cool with the film, though: “The Last Unicorn is the best thing they’ve ever done, and they know it.”

The film itself has all the majestic weirdness of a quintessential cult movie. Set in a colorful Medieval fantasy land, it has the highly stylized title character (voiced by Mia Farrow) going on a quest to find her fellows—who turn out to be bleakly imprisoned by an evil king. To learn this, the unicorn must magically take a completely naked and extremely sexy human form; the film’s G rating seems to have been preserved by giving the unicorn’s human manifestation breasts but not nipples. This film must be ground zero for the I-want-to-have-sex-with-a-unicorn contingent, which I’m sure is sizable and now might even include me.

There were gasps of excitement (“Take my money now!” cried a woman in the front row) when Beagle’s editor mentioned the idea of a Last Unicorn live-action film. Apparently the novel’s live-action film rights have been tied up for the past 15 years, but will revert to Beagle as of February 2015, and studios are already lining up. Beagle and his team are now enlisting a “fan army” to “swoop in” if it looks like the next producer to have a go at the project mucks things up.

I’d like to say I left the theater humming the movie’s theme song, but as written by Jimmy Webb and performed by America (wouldn’t Europe have been more appropriate?), the film’s several songs are lovably clumsy. I think my favorite was the duet between Farrow and Jeff Bridges, who voices the prince who shows her what love is—though there’s a nice twist just when you think the film’s conclusion is going to take a traditional turn. I’ll just say this: male virgins seemingly can’t tame unicorns as readily as female virgins can.

- Jay Gabler

Beagle’s Last Unicorn Tour may be coming to a city near you; it’s at the Riverview again tonight.

shite4brainz:

we all need some knitting punks on our dash.

shite4brainz:

we all need some knitting punks on our dash.

zeekayart:

a guide for people who can’t tell the 90s from the early 2000s apart

  • if people are dressed in neon, it’s the 90simage
  • if people are dressed in space age metallics, it’s the 2000simage

"I have a secret feeling that we’re all Hobbits. Deep down we all want to stay home and feel safe but we all dream about someone knocking on the door and saying ‘come on an adventure and let’s have a fun ride’."
Richard Armitage  (via bellblake)

wannabewylerx:

smokewithnofire:

vexingdexter:

julie-dodson:

asheathes:

WIZARDING SCHOOLS AROUND THE WORLD: AUSTRALIA

Originally located in Arnhem Land, The Australian College of Sorcery and Witchcraft was a sprawling campus of large huts that eventually coalesced into one single structure. The school separated from mainland Australia soon after British settlement in order escape diseases that killed a large portion of the indigenous population. Ever since, the school has been drifting haphazardly along the Australian coast. Every year, a team of witches and wizards must be employed to anchor the floating campus so students don’t have to go on a cat-and-mouse chase at the beginning of the school year in order to attend school (a frustrating endeavour which often results in the postponing of classes due to the lack of a present student population). Due to the campus’s exposure to ocean-life, the College of Sorcery and Witchcraft boasts incredibly extensive courses in aquatic creature studies, and is held in high esteem by the international wizarding community for its innovations in water magic. 

#this is so cool #i would also really like to know what language australian wizards spell in #is it a mixture of latin-based and indigenous? #is the wand universal? #if so are australian wands made from gumtrees etc? #what creatures are used for cores? #so much curiosity

#thank gods for using the indigenous australians #sorry i’m get really upset when australians are perceived as white

#THAT IS SO GOOD OMG #I LOVE LOVE LOVE THE ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

#but oh my god an australian wizarding school would be amazing #it would likely be one of the oldest magical schools in the world #deeply embedded into aboriginal and torres strait islander culture #and like #what happened during british invasion? #there was totally a seperate school yeah? #until idk the 60s #when the european australians either relocated to the original school #or got sent to hogwarts or beauxbatons  #or wherever #the culture clashes #and the ancient magic that the aboriginal students (and staff!) are fighting to keep alive