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transatlantic glaswegian

 

"Well, lads. You’ve discovered a species hitherto unknown to science, quite possibly non-terrestrial in origin, and you kicked its fuckin’ head in!

(Source: starkovings)

facts-i-just-made-up:

The effects of Firefly fandom on physical objects.
While many fans were crushed when Firefly was cancelled, recent studies have shown that even inanimate objects are susceptible to the phenomenon. This railway tank car was shown all twelve episodes followed by Serenity. Cameras captured the above footage at the exact moment the car was informed that there would be no more.
Scientists suggest the phenomenon may be useful in the recycling industry, and that other fandoms may have other unique properties. Early experiments suggest that time itself can be slowed down by watching the first two seasons of Sherlock but not the third.

facts-i-just-made-up:

The effects of Firefly fandom on physical objects.

While many fans were crushed when Firefly was cancelled, recent studies have shown that even inanimate objects are susceptible to the phenomenon. This railway tank car was shown all twelve episodes followed by Serenity. Cameras captured the above footage at the exact moment the car was informed that there would be no more.

Scientists suggest the phenomenon may be useful in the recycling industry, and that other fandoms may have other unique properties. Early experiments suggest that time itself can be slowed down by watching the first two seasons of Sherlock but not the third.

(Source: weirdnessisgood)

seananmcguire:

bonemother:

sirdef:

morimanecdp:

dragonacesg7:

sirdef:

Janet van Dyne, a founding member of the Avengers and the person who gave it its name, appears to have been erased from the MCU. Not in the roster when Avengers came out back in 2012, Jan was set for another opportunity to be a part of the team when Marvel announced Ant-Man. Unfortunately, from the announcements yesterday, Jan van Dyne was not even mentioned but someone else was: Hope van Dyne, later corrected to “Hope Pym”, Hank Pym’s daughter. 

At best, Jan will either be a mention or a cameo or an easter egg. She will not be a part of the team she founded, she will not be a superhero. She’s either been swapped out for Hope Pym, who might take up the mantle because Marvel Studios thinks women are interchangeable, or she will be an easter egg at most. 

Janet van Dyne, the heart and soul of the original Avengers and of every Avengers team she’s been on throughout the years, has been erased from the MCU.

If that seems like a fucking shitty thing for Marvel to do to you, we’re tweeting out in the #JanetVanCrime hashtag. you can join us and stand up to yet another fucking erasure of a female character. Keep an eye on the #janetvancrime tag on tumblr for panels, livestreams, and links. Please don’t stay silent about this.

You can watch the Ant-Man panel here.

for every credit I want to give Marvel, they turn around and do this crap

as bad as making Victoria Hand a ‘woman in a refrigerator’ since while I never liked how she viewed Coulson or the team, I feel like she was created to be a plot point to a male’s story (hence the women in refrigerators reference)

what the hell, Marvel?

Okay I just want to defend Marvel for a moment.  20th Century Fox owns the X-Men, just like they own the rights to the Fantastic Four, which is why they’re making a reboot like Sony did for Spiderman or they’d lose the rights and those would go right back to Marvel central so they could be included in the franchise.

That being said, whenever Marvel makes a reference to ‘mutants’ they have to acknowledge and pay tribute to the X-Men franchise, currently owned by 20th Century Fox.  That’s why in AoS they call potential superpowered people ‘gifted individuals’ when they clearly just have mutant powers.

Another note, in the movie release date thing that’s been spreading around tumblr, they show the title card for “The Inhumans” in 2019, which is essentially Marvel’s reboot of mutants so they can start using that to explain superpowers again.

Jan was originally a mutant with the power to change size, Marvel cant acknowledge the existence of mutants without paying for it.  Jan isnt going to be an Avenger.

It’s simple when you think about it.

a) two mutants, wanda and pietro, are starring in the upcoming film, avengers: age of ultron. they are mutants. they are being called miracles.

b) janet van dyne is not a mutant in the 616, earth prime, first comics universe. she is a mutant in ultimates. 

c) what are you even talking about

d) are you saying they can’t do size changing heroes because that is LITERALLY WHAT ANT-MAN IS

You also have to remember that in order to have Jan, you have to have Hank. And he’s not a very nice person, what with him beating his wife and all.

What?  Why?

Most of the MCU has been more based on Ultimates, in terms of how they got their powers, even if they then went for more 616 personalities.  In Ultimates, Hank Pym developed his “Pym particles” by studying Janet’s mutation.  He got them from her.

We may not be able to have mutants in the MCU, but the presence of Quicksilver and Scarlet Witch shows that the studio is willing to work around that.  Make her part alien.  Give her a lab accident.  Make her a fucking genius scientist like she was in Ultimates, and have her develop her own goddamn superserum.  Saying Janet requires Hank is like saying Tony requires Steve.  It’s nice to have them.  There is no requirement.

Janet Van Dyne was a founding Avenger.  She named the team.  She is a prominent, important female superheroine with actual super powers, who could have been played by an Asian actress (again, Ultimates), giving us a woman of color in a position of FUCKING AWESOME.  Saying “oh, we can’t have her without Hank, and we can’t change his character to have him not be a wife-beater, so we can’t have her” is not just uncool, it’s wrong.

reverseracism:

cyberrghetto:

omg

Dear White People Official Trailer 1 (2014) - Comedy HD

I love the forum post titles on the IMDB page from white people who didn’t get it. Also that a movie that hasn’t even come out yet is at 4.1/10.

sirdef:

morimanecdp:

dragonacesg7:

sirdef:

Janet van Dyne, a founding member of the Avengers and the person who gave it its name, appears to have been erased from the MCU. Not in the roster when Avengers came out back in 2012, Jan was set for another opportunity to be a part of the team when Marvel announced Ant-Man. Unfortunately, from the announcements yesterday, Jan van Dyne was not even mentioned but someone else was: Hope van Dyne, later corrected to “Hope Pym”, Hank Pym’s daughter. 

At best, Jan will either be a mention or a cameo or an easter egg. She will not be a part of the team she founded, she will not be a superhero. She’s either been swapped out for Hope Pym, who might take up the mantle because Marvel Studios thinks women are interchangeable, or she will be an easter egg at most. 

Janet van Dyne, the heart and soul of the original Avengers and of every Avengers team she’s been on throughout the years, has been erased from the MCU.

If that seems like a fucking shitty thing for Marvel to do to you, we’re tweeting out in the #JanetVanCrime hashtag. you can join us and stand up to yet another fucking erasure of a female character. Keep an eye on the #janetvancrime tag on tumblr for panels, livestreams, and links. Please don’t stay silent about this.

You can watch the Ant-Man panel here.

for every credit I want to give Marvel, they turn around and do this crap

as bad as making Victoria Hand a ‘woman in a refrigerator’ since while I never liked how she viewed Coulson or the team, I feel like she was created to be a plot point to a male’s story (hence the women in refrigerators reference)

what the hell, Marvel?

Okay I just want to defend Marvel for a moment.  20th Century Fox owns the X-Men, just like they own the rights to the Fantastic Four, which is why they’re making a reboot like Sony did for Spiderman or they’d lose the rights and those would go right back to Marvel central so they could be included in the franchise.

That being said, whenever Marvel makes a reference to ‘mutants’ they have to acknowledge and pay tribute to the X-Men franchise, currently owned by 20th Century Fox.  That’s why in AoS they call potential superpowered people ‘gifted individuals’ when they clearly just have mutant powers.

Another note, in the movie release date thing that’s been spreading around tumblr, they show the title card for “The Inhumans” in 2019, which is essentially Marvel’s reboot of mutants so they can start using that to explain superpowers again.

Jan was originally a mutant with the power to change size, Marvel cant acknowledge the existence of mutants without paying for it.  Jan isnt going to be an Avenger.

It’s simple when you think about it.

a) two mutants, wanda and pietro, are starring in the upcoming film, avengers: age of ultron. they are mutants. they are being called miracles.

b) janet van dyne is not a mutant in the 616, earth prime, first comics universe. she is a mutant in ultimates. 

c) what are you even talking about

d) are you saying they can’t do size changing heroes because that is LITERALLY WHAT ANT-MAN IS

Oh morimanecdp you sweet summer child. I used to be like you, when the only Avengers I’d read was actually The Ultimates. It was a cringeworthy time. I feel bad for what your inbox must be like by now. It’s scary being wrong on the internet. BE STRONG, MY HILARIOUSLY-MISINFORMED COMPADRE.

pholotinshep:

creepyknees:

this has gotta be the most fucked up cereal add. willingly allow the cheerios to consume your soul. make breakfast time fun by slowly fading away from this earthly plane of existence

WHEAT BY-PRODUCTS

pholotinshep:

creepyknees:

this has gotta be the most fucked up cereal add. willingly allow the cheerios to consume your soul. make breakfast time fun by slowly fading away from this earthly plane of existence

WHEAT BY-PRODUCTS

nagitok:

"what did this man do, officer?"
"he just… he just did everything”

nagitok:

"what did this man do, officer?"

"he just… he just did everything

(Source: hobnobbly)

thefamilybats:


Listen, Kate. I don’t want to get all life-coach on you but— You’re gonna miss each and every shot you can’t be bothered to take. That’s not living life— That’s just being a tourist. Take every shot, Kate. If it’s worth caring about, no matter how impossible you think it is— You take the shot.

Young Avengers Presents #6 - Hawkeye by Matt Fraction and Alan Davis

thefamilybats:

Listen, Kate. I don’t want to get all life-coach on you but— You’re gonna miss each and every shot you can’t be bothered to take. That’s not living life— That’s just being a tourist. Take every shot, Kate. If it’s worth caring about, no matter how impossible you think it is— You take the shot.

Young Avengers Presents #6 - Hawkeye by Matt Fraction and Alan Davis