Fresh Hell →
the-feature: The youth-centered versions of dystopia part company with their adult predecessors in some important respects. For one thing, the grownup ones are grimmer. In an essay for the 2003 collection “Utopian and Dystopian Writing for Children and Young Adults,” the British academic Kay Sambell argues that “the narrative closure of the protagonist’s final defeat and failure is absolutely...
Drunk on Fanfic: Midnight at Mendy's →
drunkonfanfic: “Kramer, do me a favor, when you’re doing what you’re doing down there …” Jerry’s lip curled slightly in characteristic disgust, “could you stay away from… the testicle area?” “What,” said Kramer, “you don’t like the balls?” “Not a fan of the balls.” Kramer’s entire body jerked in shock…. Oh God. Oh God.
I will never be happy again
alexds1: Today I learned about the mangosteen. Evidently it is the most perfect and delicious fruit and totally unobtainable unless you live in a tropical place. MANGOSTEEEEENNNN I’m going to torture all of us with these delicious unobtainable mangosteen images, you’re welcome in advance. Mangosteen ;______________; Ehhhh. Most of them are kinda sour, they spoil really quick and they...
No one has yet argued for votes for whales and dolphins. But considering some of...– Should whales be afforded the same inalienable civil rights as humans? Some academics find the idea compelling. (via theeconomist)