Anonymous asked: what if like bucky's therapist encourages him to pick up a hobby that has absolutely nothing to do with espionage etc? like embroidery or cross-stitch or macrame? and he just leaves these intricate pieces of embroidery all over the avengers tower? and then tony interprets bucky's actions as like a serious cry for help and freaks out when he finds a macrame iron man on top of his dresser?
They all think that it’s a new hobby, and Steve lets them. But Bucky’s been able to do a mean cross-stitch since before Steve met him, said he learned it from his mother, and then it was something to bring in extra money, and then it’d been applied to sewing the rest of the Howlers up—
So Steve just buys threads and needles and listens to Bucky bitch about synthetics—Steve swears Bucky learns the internet just to buy his precious thread, and if Bucky thinks Steve isn’t going to make fun of him for that from here to kingdom come he’s got another thing coming.
And then Clint shows Bucky something from Etsy, and all Steve knows is he’s got a pillow that says FUCK YOU and a hand towel that says PUNK and somehow Dum-E ended up with a bib that says SMARTEST ONE IN THE ROOM that seems to have Tony torn between being infuriated and deeply, deeply amused.
"You can sell those," Clint points out helpfully one day, and then there’s a goddamn Etsy shop full of beautiful, delicately-done, incredibly profane cross-stitch.
"So you can start paying rent now," Steve says when Bucky crows about how much it’s making (it’s a lot. It’s way more than it should be).
Bucky turns wide, wounded eyes on him. “But—I thought you said not to worry about it.”
"Oh Christ," Steve mutters.
"I thought you said that while I was in recovery—"
"—that I shouldn’t worry, that I should focus on my hobbies and getting better and—"
"Please stop, Sam is going to walk in the door and think I’m actually re-traumatizing you."
"—this is is making me happy.”
"Fine!" Steve groans, throwing his hands up. "I’ll just keep you in the manner to which you’ve become accustomed, okay?"
"Yeah, that’d be great," Bucky says easily, and if he thinks Steve misses the sly smile he shoots at Natasha (who is clearly in the doorway only to observe how incredibly whipped Steve is), well. He’s a moron.
Anonymous asked: What would the world be like if white people cared about racial inequality even 10% as much as they cared about Game of Thrones?
Oddly, in that world, we probably wouldn’t have a white-ass show like Game of Thrones to measure against.
This is why I fucks with you Yvette. (x)
For extra win, here’s her response to random disgruntled white woman #52:
“It’s 2014, not 1960 get over it already.” -#52
“What horrible price are white people currently paying Melissa Hammersley? Are their wages or chance of career advancement affected? Do their children lack opportunities? Is it impossible for them to get a fair trial or equal jail time for the same crime? What has been SO hard for white people since Slavery times that black folks should allow them the right to use the N-word freely? I’m baffled.
I’m sorry you, in particular, are struggling so hard with the idea that its use is NEVER acceptable by caucasians in particular but I have now completely tired of your contributions on this topic on MY page. Feel free to continue raging against the unjust treatment of blacks towards whites and the “get over it-ness” of it all on YOUR page. God bless.” - Yvette
Anonymous asked: Is it racist to suggest that race was a factor in that kid from Ghana getting accepted into all 8 Ivy League schools? Because seriously, with affirmative action these days, does this not give black people like him a leg up over whites? Is that not a simple fact that he had an advantage over white kids with equivalent qualifications? Given this, isn't the REAL racism against white people, especially those white kids who got rejected over him?
Dear Racists: I usually don’t like to answer when you write in with a cavalcade of lies, because just saying “no” over and over again to your bullshit can sometimes give the appearance that you have a point, or that people who aren’t racist are being defensive.
But sometimes, when real pieces of shit like you write in, I don’t know, it’s just fun. So guess what, you racist asshole, even taking your account of how affirmative action works (which is, like everything else you’re saying, a lie), isn’t it kind of pathetic that you can really only ever come up with this one example of how white people are allegedly discriminated against? Like, you’ll conveniently ignore, say, legacy admissions from institutions with a proud legacy of having been white only schools, or the fact that even well meaning teachers unconsciously favor white students, to just rail at “affirmative action.”
Well guess what, you shithead, your only trump card is completely bankrupt, you’re a racist piece of shit, and I’m sorry you were too stupid to get into one of these schools, trust me, you wouldn’t have hacked it there anyway (not that that shit is all that).
PS. Seriously, I’m sorry you’re so stupid, but go fuck yourself, seriously.
As Jackson couldn’t fluently play any instruments, he would sing and beatbox out how he wanted his songs to sound by himself on tape, layering the vocals, harmonies and rhythm before having instrumentalists come in to complete the songs.
One of his engineers Robmix on how Jackson worked: “One morning MJ came in with a new song he had written overnight. We called in a guitar player, and Michael sang every note of every chord to him. “here’s the first chord first note, second note, third note. Here’s the second chord first note, second note, third note”, etc., etc. We then witnessed him giving the most heartfelt and profound vocal performance, live in the control room through an SM57. He would sing us an entire string arrangement, every part. Steve Porcaro once told me he witnessed MJ doing that with the string section in the room. Had it all in his head, harmony and everything. Not just little eight bar loop ideas. he would actually sing the entire arrangement into a micro-cassette recorder complete with stops and fills.”
Reasons why I laugh when people say he wasn’t a real musician.