The genius of 'Buffy the Vampire Slayer' -
Ever since my mother happened upon me with two empty boxes of ice cream mochi, 24 episodes and 18 hours into “Buffy the Vampire Slayer,” I’ve been on the defensive: No, really, mom, watching “Buffy” is an exercise in the best kind of intellectualism; no, really, mom, the season two Halloween episode is a brilliant commentary on gender performativity; no, really, mom, Whedon rivals Rilke when it comes to effectively and evocatively addressing weighty metaphysical issues.
By Rebecca Rothfeld
7 Things Women Will Always Have To Explain To Men -
“You greedy bitches just want us to pay for dates so you can spend your money on clothes or whatever!”
No, you anthropomorphic anal polyp, we just want to get to a place in society as a group where outdated social norms such as these aren’t even a question anymore, and we’d be happy to start with getting paid the same amount for the same job in all fields. Now, if you’ll excuse us, we have to go read another 45 overwrought articles about how we’re supposed to have it all — complete with stock image of confused-looking woman juggling a baby, a martini, and a briefcase — because apparently gaining equality in the professional sphere doesn’t mean that men should also consider taking a more pronounced role at home. Of course not, they have important shit to do, and rich people’s hands to firmly shake.
By Chelsea Fagan
Lucy Bellwood's Bondage -
This is too cute.
(Thanks to Lilly Darma.)
The Amanda Palmer Problem: How Does a Cult Musician Become a Figure to Be Mocked? -
by Nitsuh Abebe
This is by far one of the most important things I’ve seen on tumblr because It describes things I was not able to
"BLUE VELVET", a screenplay by David Lynch -
David Lynch’s screenplay for Blue Velvet.
In case you want to study it, or weirdly masturbate with it or something.
(thank you Daily Script)