1. 18:56 24th Apr 2014

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    Reblogged from makokitten

    aldrinvaldez:

    "What’s your emotional availability this week?"

     
  2. 22:21 22nd Apr 2014

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    Reblogged from sidekickinit

    Anonymous asked: I read your Winter Soldier analysis, and I have a question : you say that "There’s a reason his code name is drawn from an investigation into one of the ugliest chapters of American history." Please help a non-American understand what you meant? I mean I obviously see the Cold War reference in the movie, but from what you've written it seems like something more subtle *within* the Cold War... shit, I mean just "Cold War" seems too evident and I can't find the deeper meaning?

    wizzard890:

    Oh gosh, don’t feel bad, there are plenty of Americans who have never even heard of this.

    The Winter Soldier Investigation was a 1971 veteran-organized media event intended to draw attention to the war crimes that had taken place in Vietnam. Directly inspired by the exposure of the My Lai Massacre (the mass murder of over five hundred unarmed civilians by American troops) in 1969, Vietnam Veterans Against the War (VVAW) brought together discharged servicemen from every branch of the military to discuss the atrocities they had seen and committed during their time in the war. They hoped bring these tragedies before the public eye, and to prove that American military policies led directly to the death and torment of civilians. Eventually a transcript from this conference made its way before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee during the Fullbright Hearings.  

    When Ed Brubaker, the author who wrote the original Winter Soldier arc, chose the name, he wanted something that would call up both cold Siberian winters and the atrocities of war. This fit the bill.

    But the term itself, the idea of “winter soldiers”, was coined by VVAW as a response to the writings of Thomas Paine, who described the men who deserted at Valley Forge during the American Revolution:

    These are the times that try men’s souls. The summer soldier and the sunshine patriot will, in this crisis, shrink from the service of their country, but he that stands by it now, deserves the love and thanks of man and woman.

    A winter soldier is someone who will warm their hands over a meager fire and weather the cold. Someone who refuses to abandon their country and its potential, no matter what the personal cost.

    So how’s that for a weird little twist? According to Thomas Paine—activist, political philosopher, and revolutionary—the real winter soldier is Captain America.

    #plant yourself like a tree beside the river of truth

     
  3. 21:58

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    Reblogged from 88kkane

    Tags: mmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmmm

    (Source: toewscrosby)

     
  4. listedheart:

    Brandon Bollig: fan of the crop top

     
  5. 07:46

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    Reblogged from queeniegalore

    Tags: yeah that really does it for me

    darthtulip:


4/21/14 Blues @ Blackhawks, Game 3: Jonathan Toews is a little relieved after Marcus Kruger scores to make it 2-0 Hawks in the waning seconds of the game.

This…is kind of incredibly sweet to me. (Also incredibly me at the end of this game.)

    darthtulip:

    4/21/14 Blues @ Blackhawks, Game 3: Jonathan Toews is a little relieved after Marcus Kruger scores to make it 2-0 Hawks in the waning seconds of the game.
    This…is kind of incredibly sweet to me. (Also incredibly me at the end of this game.)
     
  6. 09:06 19th Apr 2014

    Notes: 218

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    shamelessfeelsandshit:

    "Smartass."

    _____

    Future Ian and Mickey with a punk rockeresque vibe(?) Based off of amandaskankovich's posts about Ian and Mickey totally being the kind of couple who would get tattoos of each other's initials/names. Lip would notice and make fun of them. “I” and “M” tattoos on their chests because these idiots would be sappy like that.

     
  7. 00:16

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    Reblogged from stele3

    Tags: HOLY FUUUUUUUUUUUCCCCCCKKKKKKK

    stele3:

    philcoulson:

    "Your work has been a gift to mankind. You shaped the century."

    The year is 1976 and the Winter Soldier doesn’t know why he trusts the blond man. He’s not sure he’d even call it trust. But the man reminds him of someone, someone he doesn’t know. He has learned that if he does not submit, pain comes. Even when he does submit, sometimes pain comes anyway. But the blond man is always there. So he obeys.

    Oo, well played! Several reviews made note of the fact that Redford could have played Cap in the 70’s. Brilliant to play with that!

    (Source: philcoulson)

     
  8. 00:12

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    Reblogged from feministnoise

     
  9. image: Download

    
I would just like to share this photo with you because look at the way Saad is smiling at Bollig. That is all.

    I would just like to share this photo with you because look at the way Saad is smiling at Bollig. That is all.

    (Source: peeksy)

     
  10. 21:14

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    Reblogged from the--northface

    Tags: in for it

    image: Download

    thenorthface-fp-ao3:

THIS IS WHY THEYRE MY NOT SO SECRET BACK UP OTP.

    thenorthface-fp-ao3:

    THIS IS WHY THEYRE MY NOT SO SECRET BACK UP OTP.

    (Source: hellowonderwhatsyourname)