kissedthystones:

I’m just trying to get lunch, not have an existential crisis.

kissedthystones:

I’m just trying to get lunch, not have an existential crisis.

gravityeye:

NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA NA suck it.

memoircomics:

nannaia:

This is a hairstyle timeline that is meant to cover the Taishō era (1912-1926). However the dates for many reference photographs were rather vague, so some might actually fall into Shōwa era (1926-1989). Regrettably I couldn’t cover EVERY single hairstyle from this period so please consider this to be a brief overview. There are no Geisha, Maiko, etc featured here; they will be covered in another fashion timeline someday.

Some interesting notes about Meiji-Taisho era from Liza Crihfield Dalby’s Kimono: Fashioning Culture (1993)

·         “Men and women of Meiji had gulped up Western culture with all the indiscriminate enthusiasm of new converts. By Taishō, Japanese sensibilities vis-à-vis the West were much smoother. This was Japan’s political equivalent of the … social scene of the American Roaring Twenties. Japanese born during Taishō would enter adolescence as modern boys and girls. Significantly, women opened their closets to Western clothing during this decade. Kimono has lost space ever since.” (pg. 124)

·         “By 1915 Japan was beginning to feel itself a world-class nation, more confident of its military strength and social development. Ordinary Japanese were inclined to look at their society in light of how life might be bettered by adapting foreign ideas, or made more interesting by acquiring foreign fashions. Borrowing from the West was of course not new, but it had now become a more reciprocal and respectable process.” (pg. 124)

WOMEN’s HAIR:

·         In the Meiji era “a few women cropped their hair, but these courageous souls were simply regarded as weird” and indecent (pg. 75)

·         “If cutting the hair short was too radical [in Meiji Japan], as public reaction attests, women’s hair did gain a new option in the sokugami style, a pompadour resembling the chignons worn by Charles Dana Gibson’s popular Gibson girls. The further the front section, or ‘eaves,’ of the hair protruded, the more daring the style. The sokugami style bunched the hair, coiling it in a bun at the crown of the head. Unlike traditional coiffures, sokugami did not require the heavy use of pomade, pins, bars, strings, and false hair to hold its shape. Its appeal was promoted as healthier and more rational – hence, more enlightened- than the old ways.” (pg. 75)

the people in these photos are some of the most beautiful i’ve ever seen?!?!?!?!?!??!

Doing a test

heylittleyahtzee:

dragonista:

Reblog this if you would buy a book with an LGBTQ main character, whose sexuality was not the primary focus of the novel

If you would not, reblog this.

reblogging because I wrote one of these… and if it wasn’t my book which I could get for free I would totally buy it

socialjusticekoolaid:

Hours before the curfew, and pigs are already firing on the crowd. It’s gonna be a long night y’all #disgusting #stawoke  

lizardvvizard:

iwriteaboutfeminism:

Chaos in Ferguson. Sunday night, part 4

[part 1] [part 2] [part 3

Reminder that:

- no, this isn’t over;
- no, these aren’t from earlier in the week;
- no, everything isn’t alright now;
- no, the police haven’t stopped brutalizing peaceful protesters;
- no, police haven’t intervened to stop the looting;
- no, police haven’t responded to emergency 911 calls for people injured by rubber bullets or children hit by cars;
- no, michael brown’s shooter still has not faced any consequences for murdering an unarmed teenager 9 days ago

vorkosigans:

therealmccall:

I beat Mass Effect! I saved the universe!! I’M NOT CRYING YOU’RE CRYING!!!

YAAAY GRATS! YOU’RE THE HERO OF THE CITADEL AND STUFF WOOHOO time to get drunk before even more shit hits the fan

also, yes you do want to play ME3! do it for this BAMF

DONT PLAY MASS EFFECT 3 ITS A TRAP

In my entire drugged whisdom i took a video of myself just after they moved me to the recovery room

did-you-kno:

A rare four-legged duckling named Donald got to travel all the way from his home in Louisiana to meet the “real” Donald Duck at Disney World.
Donald’s Facebook Page
Source

did-you-kno:

A rare four-legged duckling named Donald got to travel all the way from his home in Louisiana to meet the “real” Donald Duck at Disney World.

Donald’s Facebook Page

Source