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Fake It

Nicole. Texan. Born on Jul. 28, 1992. Culinary Arts degree. I blog about women, cooking, movies, Sailor Moon, chiptune and video game music, anti-oppression, ballet, some Night Vale, and like, comics and some other shit ok

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Jul 29 '14


sailor moon graphic meme: [3/5] inners

↳minako aino/sailor venus

All right! Minako Aino, the goddess of love, will help her out, even if it costs the shirt off my back!

Jul 29 '14


How to build a dome

All Photos © Steve Areen

Jul 29 '14

He is taking a course on Marxist ideology.
He says, “The only real solution is to smash the system and start again.”
His thumb is caressing the most bourgeois copy of the communist manifesto that I have ever seen,
He bought it at Barnes and Noble for twenty-nine U.S. American dollars and ninety-nine cents,
Its hard cover shows a dark man with a scarved face
Waving a gigantic red flag against a fictional smoky background.
The matte finish is fucking gorgeous.
He wants to be congratulated for paying Harvard sixty thousand dollars
To teach him that the system is unfair.
He pulls his iPhone from his imported Marino wool jacket, and leaves.

What people can’t possibly tell from the footage on TV
Is that the water cannon feels like getting whipped with a burning switch.
Where I come from, they fill it with sewer water and hope that they get you in the face with your mouth open
So that the hepatitis will keep you in bed for the next protest.
What you can’t tell from Harvard square,
Is that when the tear gas bursts from nowhere to everywhere all at once,
It scrapes your insides like barbed wire, sawing at your lungs.
Tear gas is such a benign term for it,
If you have never breathed it in you would think it was a nostalgic experience.
What you can’t learn at Barnes and Noble,
Is that when they rush you, survival is to run,
I am never as fast as when the police are chasing me.
I know what happens to women in the holding cells down there and yet…
We still do it.

I inherited my communist manifesto,
It has no cover—
Because my mother ripped it off when she hid it in the dust jacket of “Don Quixote”
The day before the soldiers destroyed her apartment,
Looking for subversive propaganda.
She burned the cover, could not bring herself to burn the pages,
Hoped to God the soldiers couldn’t read,
They never found it.
So she was not killed for it, but her body bore the scars of the torture chamber,
For wanting her children to have a better life than she did,
Don’t talk to me about revolution.

I know what the price of smashing the system really is, my people already tried that.
The price of uprise is paid in blood,
And not Harvard blood.
The blood that ran through the streets of Santiago,
The blood thrown alive from Argentine helicopters into the Atlantic.

It is easy to say “revolution” from the comfort of a New England library.

It is easy to offer flesh to the cause,
When it is not yours to give.


Catalina Ferro, “Manifesto” (via dialecticsof)

I feel like people do need to remember that there is a very real, very painful, very human element to the word “revolution”.

(via nuanced-subversion)

(Source: sincerely-the-end)

Jul 29 '14



art by upoyk

literally the best

Jul 29 '14

Do people shout Hulk at you just out in public?

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Jul 29 '14

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Jul 29 '14



You would think that teenagers would be the rudest customers when really it’s mostly old, middle-aged people. 

Teens always look terrified as customers.

The biggest problem I have with teenage customers is that they almost never tip (but I mean, how would they), but middle aged people talk to me like they own me (and then still don’t tip usually because we’re not +*full service*+ so I don’t deserve it)

Jul 28 '14

Happy Birthday bustedkeaton ! My first friend I made when I moved after elementary school. Been there through thick and thin


Happy Birthday bustedkeaton ! My first friend I made when I moved after elementary school. Been there through thick and thin

Jul 28 '14


Jul 28 '14



6 selfies 2k14 im unstoppable honestly

I’m…. in love…. me thinks….


Jul 28 '14
Flipboitamidles - September Love (Daft Punk x Earth Wind & Fire)

September Love (Daft Punk x Earth Wind & Fire)

(Source: spagheppi)

Jul 28 '14

I sum up my approach to being fashionable with “if im not gonna look 100% all the time, I might as well stay at 0% all the time”

Jul 28 '14
Jul 28 '14


Dominance Behavior in Canids

I didn’t really even WANT to make a post about this.

The alpha-beta-omega model of wolf packs is dead in scientific literature, hammered into the ground, so to speak, and it’s been dead for over ten years. So why am I still hearing about it on TV and reading about it in articles? Why are popular dog trainers that encourage you to “be the alpha” still taken seriously?

I think the unfortunate truth is that the idea that there are strong and ferocious leaders in wolf packs and that you, too, can take on that role with your dog is just somehow appealing to people. Almost romantic, in the older sense of the word. And because of this, it makes money. It sells werewolf media. It sells dog training classes. Educational science channels that have no business promoting this false ideology keep it on board because it gets people watching.

If you couldn’t tell, I’m pretty fed up with the whole thing.

Okay, let’s talk about dominance, particularly what the word even means, because popular media does a terrible job of explaining it.

Read more…

Jul 28 '14

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