30-something history professor who uses this blog to escape the rigors of that life.

Current faves include Sherlock, The Avengers, The X-Men, The Hobbit, Doctor Who, & The Big Bang Theory. Previous faves: MI-5 (aka Spooks), Battlestar Galactica, The West Wing, Fringe, Chuck, Friends, Arrested Development, Coupling, Firefly, Being Human (UK) and Buffy. I adore Michael Fassbender, Benedict Cumberbatch,Tom Hiddleston, James McAvoy, Chris Evans, Richard Armitage, and Martin Freeman.


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Apr 23, 2014
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smiles-sunsets-and-sarcasm:

That awful moment when you learn that this wasn’t scripted. That Will Smith’s character was actually supposed to brush off the whole thing, but Will’s father actually had left him when he was younger and he just fell apart on the set and the hug at the end was from one actor to another, not one character to another…

I remember bawling my eyes out when I watched this. It was the first time someone on tv had put into words so much of what I felt about my own dad.


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Apr 22, 2014
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Apr 22, 2014
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Apr 22, 2014
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teamserkis:

Happy 50th Birthday, Andrew Clement G. Serkis (April 20, 1964)

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Apr 22, 2014
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sanitaryum:

The Captain America/Puerto Rico pic  AND Marvel’s majestic response

Captain America Island.

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Apr 22, 2014
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fishcustardandthecumberbeast:

elspethdixon:

lacalacabby:

Can we make a petition for Oded Fehr to be cast as Doctor Strange? Is it possible because it needs to be done.

I would signthis petition.

If we cannot have Alexander Siddiq, Mr. Fehr would be an acceptable substitute.

WHERE DO I SIGN?!


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Apr 22, 2014
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10 Poverty Myths, Busted | Mother Jones »

america-wakiewakie:

1. Single moms are the problem. Only 9 percent of low-income, urban moms have been single throughout their child’s first five years. Thirty-five percent were married to, or in a relationship with, the child’s father for that entire time.

2. Absent dads are the problem. Sixty percent of low-income dads see at least one of their children daily. Another 16 percent see their children weekly.

3. Black dads are the problem. Among men who don’t live with their children, black fathers are more likely than white or Hispanic dads to have a daily presence in their kids’ lives.

4. Poor people are lazy. In 2004, there was at least one adult with a job in 60 percent of families on food stamps that had both kids and a nondisabled, working-age adult.

5. If you’re not officially poor, you’re doing okay. The federal poverty line for a family of two parents and two children in 2012 was $23,283. Basic needs cost at least twice that in 615 of America’s cities and regions.

6. Go to college, get out of poverty. In 2012, about 1.1 million people who made less than $25,000 a year, worked full time, and were heads of household had a bachelor’s degree.

7. We’re winning the war on poverty. The number of households with children living on less than $2 a day per person has grown 160 percent since 1996, to 1.65 million families in 2011.

8. The days of old ladies eating cat food are over. The share of elderly single women living in extreme poverty jumped 31 percent from 2011 to 2012.

9. The homeless are drunk street people. One in 45 kids in the United States experiences homelessness each year. In New York City alone, 22,000 children are homeless.

10. Handouts are bankrupting us. In 2012, total welfare funding was 0.47 percent of the federal budget.

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browngirlslovefassy:

Michael Fassbender & James McAvoy Using Their Mutant Powers of Being Hot As All Fuck 

Screen Shots I Made And Edited of Fassbender & McAvoy’s Details Shoot (x)


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Apr 21, 2014
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ikeracity:

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palalife:

I THOUGHT PPL ALREAY POST THE MCFASSY VIDEO

THIS LOOKS LIKE FANVID OMG

THEY’RE GOING TO BE ON THE COVER TOGETHER?

BRB DYING

SCREAMING. CRYING.

WHO KNEW I WOULD DIE JUST ONE DAY AFTER MY BIRTHDAY?!  ALSO STOP IT FOR FUCK’S SAKE MICHAEL!  IT REALLY SHOULD BE ILLEGAL TO BE THAT HOT.  OH AND THAT SMILE/LAUGH FROM JAMES IS STILL MAKING ME SMILE.  ADORABLE BASTARD!

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