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micdotcom:

Broadway is about to get its most important LGBT show yet 

Broadway’s upcoming season features a show that will entirely change the way we talk about lesbians on stage.
Fun Home is a musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel of the same name. It arrives on Broadway in 2015 after a sold-out, critically acclaimed run at the Public Theater. The show, which was nominated for this year’s Pulitzer in Drama, is the most daring, relentless analysis of homosexual identity on the New York stage right now. 
The set-up seems simple enough, but the results are anything but.


FUN HOME MUSICAL

somethingwithabeard:

micdotcom:

Broadway is about to get its most important LGBT show yet 

Broadway’s upcoming season features a show that will entirely change the way we talk about lesbians on stage.

Fun Home is a musical adaptation of Alison Bechdel’s graphic novel of the same name. It arrives on Broadway in 2015 after a sold-out, critically acclaimed run at the Public Theater. The show, which was nominated for this year’s Pulitzer in Drama, is the most daring, relentless analysis of homosexual identity on the New York stage right now. 

The set-up seems simple enough, but the results are anything but.

FUN HOME MUSICAL

Filed under neat! fun home alison bechdel

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benedictedcumberbabeof221:

petition for the next companion to not be a white girl in her 20s who crushes on the Doctor 

petition for the next companion to be a grumpy chinese-american grandma who complains about plot-holes and knits the doctor horrific time-travel-themed sweaters to wear when she thinks it’s cold out (most of the time)

reblogging because this is the best idea ever

I was thinking of what it would take to get me interested in Doctor Who again.

This. This would get me interested.

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Filed under doctor who

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ras-al-ghul-is-dead:

A silent protest in Love Park, downtown Philadelphia orchestrated by performance artists protesting the murder of Michael Brown in Ferguson. The onslaught of passerby’s  wanting to take photos with the statue exemplifies the disconnect in American society.  Simply frame out the dead body, and it doesn’t exist.  

Here are some observations by one of the artists involved in the event:

I don’t know who any of these folks are.

They were tourists I presume.

But I heard most of what everything they said. A few lines in particular stood out. There’s one guy not featured in the photos. His friends were trying to get him to join the picture but he couldn’t take his eyes off the body.

"Something about this doesn’t feel right. I’m going to sit this one out, guys." "Com’on man… he’s already dead."

(Laughs.)

There were a billion little quips I heard today. Some broke my heart. Some restored my faith in humanity. There was an older white couple who wanted to take a picture under the statue.

The older gentleman: “Why do they have to always have to shove their politics down our throats.” Older woman: “They’re black kids, honey. They don’t have anything better to do.”

One woman even stepped over the body to get her picture. But as luck would have it the wind blew the caution tape and it got tangle around her foot. She had to stop and take the tape off. She still took her photo.

There was a guy who yelled at us… “We need more dead like them. Yay for the white man!”

"One young guy just cried and then gave me a hug and said ‘thank you. It’s nice to know SOMEBODY sees me.’

I’m just gonna keep reblogging this because this is truly how white America works. Like people have their weddings on plantations, Blackface was and still is a major source of entertainment and the biggest movie of all time was Gone With the Wind. White America will kill Black people and then smile and laugh and enjoy their day it sickens me that we’re treated this way.

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Filed under this is so disgusting how can they smile and ignore whats right there ferguson

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Random observation

Most of my friends in computer science who are immigrants or second generation Canadians all kept their birth names, expecting people to just learn how to say them.

Most of my friends in the humanities have taken up new “Canadian” names, and rarely if ever even tell you their birth names.

I don’t really understand why this should be but it’s fascinating to me.