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jonathanlarson:

"A good deal of pop music has interesting lyrics, but they are not theater lyrics.  A songwriter who works in the theater must have a sense of what is theatrical, of how you use music to tell a story, as opposed to writing a song. Jonathan understood that instinctively."
-Stephen Sondheim

"Tom [Kitt] and Brian [Yorkey] shared with me that they had been deeply inspired by what Jonathan Larson had done for the medium of musical theater, and I know that Jonathan would in turn be as inspired by what they had done."

-Anthony Rapp

"In another timeline Jonathan Larson is 54 years old, and he’s pounding away at a keyboard, writing something new. I wish I could visit it."

-Lin-Manuel Miranda

jonathanlarson:

"A good deal of pop music has interesting lyrics, but they are not theater lyrics.  A songwriter who works in the theater must have a sense of what is theatrical, of how you use music to tell a story, as opposed to writing a song. Jonathan understood that instinctively."

-Stephen Sondheim

"Tom [Kitt] and Brian [Yorkey] shared with me that they had been deeply inspired by what Jonathan Larson had done for the medium of musical theater, and I know that Jonathan would in turn be as inspired by what they had done."

-Anthony Rapp

"In another timeline Jonathan Larson is 54 years old, and he’s pounding away at a keyboard, writing something new. I wish I could visit it."

-Lin-Manuel Miranda

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Anonymous said: What's so bad about Tony Abbott?

oeroun:

oh, child. you’ve come to the right blogger.

this, is our current prime minister, tony abbott. image

he’s been in office for almost a year, now. in that time, he’s managed to piss a lot of people off. myself included. so what exactly makes him so bad?

1) he’s sexist
in regards to abortion, he’s asked “why isn’t it regarded as a national tragedy” rather than the declining life expectancy of aboriginals [x] and that it’s all about women taking “the easy way out”[x]. he’s even gone so far to say that women will never succeed more than men because “their aptitudes, abilities and interests are different for physiological reasons” [x]. let’s not forget that he thinks it’s not a woman’s right to refuse sex and that he believes it should be moderated [x]. did i mention he’s the women’s minister? [x] it’s not a joke. i wish.

2) he doesn’t like immigrants
he’s not a fan of immigrants and has been quoted saying such things as “jesus knew that there was a place for everything and it’s not necessarily everyone’s place to come to australia.” [x] let’s not forget, “i don’t think it’s a very christian thing to come in by the back door rather than the front door” [x]. you know, because there’s a queue for when you run for your life.

3) he think’s climate change is made up
he’s said (and god i wish i could make this up) “climate change is absolute crap” [x]. oh and he’s also made a comment on bushfire tragedies in australia saying “fire is a part of the australian experience” [x]. losing your home and family is definitely part of the australian experience, right tony?

4) he’s homophobic
when an 11 year old boy wrote to him about the rights of the gay community in regards to marriage and abbott wrote that he will continue to “support the existing definition of marriage”[x] not only does he refuse to take religious views out of the picture, but he wants to silence the gay community and has said “if you’d asked me for advice i would have said to have, adopt a sort of “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy about all of these things…”[x] he has also said “i probably feel a bit threatened (by homosexuality), as so many people do.”[x] yeah, and we feel threatened by you.

5) he upholds aboriginal stereotypes
about aboriginals, he’s said “there may not be a great job for them but whatever there is, they just have to do it, and if it’s picking up rubbish around the community, it just has to be done.”[x] let’s not forget that if an indigenous person can’t find work, they have no excuse because there are no “cultural excuses”[x]. oh and what does he think about the british invading australia and killing thousands of indigenous people? “western civilisation came to this country in 1788 and i’m proud of that… [x] good job.

6) his view on homelessness
"we just can’t stop people from being homeless if that’s their choice."[x] need i say more?

7) reduction of work rights
"compulsory paid maternity leave? over this government’s dead body, frankly"[x]

8) his way with words
what does he think about the crisis in syria? “it’s not goodies versus baddies, it’s baddies versus baddies”[x] what did he say when he posed closely with a group of teenage girl netballers? “a bit of body contact never hurt anyone”[x] how does he promote his campaign? “if you want to know who to vote for, i’m the guy with the not bad looking daughters”[x] his reaction to a dead australia soldier? “shit happens.”[x] i’ve saved the best/worst until last “no one, however smart, however well educated, however experienced, is the suppository of all wisdom.”[x] ew. let’s hope not.

there are about another thousand pieces of evidence i could use to explain why this man is bad for our country. like how his daughter has received an art scholarship that wasn’t known to other students before she received it [x], while he makes funding cuts to universities[x]. not to mention that when a radio listener called in to comment on how she managed to make ends meet because of his pension cuts by working on as a phone sex operator, he winked[x]. this guy is basically the scum of the earth.

and to close, i’ll leave you with this website. abbotisms is a site that showcases his best worst statements he’s been quoted saying. also, this video from john oliver’s “last week tonight” and it’s brilliant commentary on abbott’s stupidity and overall ignorance.

i hope we’ve all learnt something today.

Makes me ashamed to be an Australian

warehouseorphan:

"I love him. Is that real?"
"Yes. It’s real. He loves you back."

#In every identity they took on they loved each other#my favorite part of this series was these two because of that

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triwizardry:

Ron and Harry’s imaginary predictions for their Star charts in Divination which actually happen during their fourth year. - Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire (Page 196)

want to start circling this around again, because I am still amazed by the fact that I managed to see this

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prophecies from “Restless” coming true (requested by buffypratt)

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itsmemacleod:

callmebliss:

cobblestones-brokenbones:

okhaley:

127-lbs:

the-jackals:

tedbre:

thejamesboyle:

caluummhood:

HOLY SHIT, IT WAS THE ORIGINAL ONE

MAKE A WISH

the first post ever on tumblr

this was why they put the reblog button on the bottom of posts

I THOUGHT I WAS GOING TO SEE LINDSAY LOHAN OR SOME SHIT WOW

Always reblog because perfection.

I was waiting for the stupid patrick thing but yay the real post. love it.

This is sacred

OHMYZOD IT’S BACK

I REMEMBER WHEN THIS HAD 10000 NOTES AND I HAD TO TAKE THE TIME AND SCROLL ALL THE WAY BACK UP TO REBLOG

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eternalecho:

Firefly - The Series

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monsterousgirl:

le-claire-de-lune:

ladysaviours:

you know what would be cool? a show about, like, vigilante Victorian prostitutes hunting down Jack the Ripper.

They never did figure out why he stopped killing.  And most serial killers don’t stop unless they are stopped. I’m just saying. 

brb writing the script

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theocelotcall:

CARA CAUGHT CAHOOTING: WHAT ELSE IS SHE HIDING?

10/17/2014

By Ewan McBay

Cara Graves, roommate of presidential candidate Alice Rackham, has been spotted in a secret homosexual relationship with Lily Oh, a junior in the music department. On Sunday October 12th, the pair were spotted getting into Graves’ car and then, once inside, they drew the visors down and shared a quick kiss before setting off.

Therefore we can state without a doubt that Cara Graves is gay and in a relationship with another woman, a woman who hitherto has never once admitted to this relationship - or of even being a lesbian. Cara, for that matter, has been exceedingly hidden about it all, but why? The very relationship itself is considered by many to be shameful, sinful, wrong. But above all: why keep it quiet?

Secret, sordid homosexual relationships are never good for a campaign — did Rackham push Graves to keep quiet? Is Graves cheating on Oh? Is there something amiss with Lily Oh? What else is there to this story? It is the Valeton community’s right to know not only about their candidates, but about the people in their lives and if Graves is hiding her sexual proclivities, it stands to reason she is hiding more.