The Realm Of Randomness
You have to surrender to your mediocrity, and just write. Because it’s hard, really hard, to write even a crappy book. But it’s better to write a book that kind of sucks rather than no book at all, as you wait around to magically become Faulkner. No one is going to write your book for you and you can’t write anybody’s book but your own.
Cheryl Strayed (via bellamying)

dontbeanassbutt:

moc-tod-ffuts-modnar:

iamtonysexual:

sherlock-mania:

remember-pants-terezi:

heyxkids:

YOU CANT CHANGE THE VOLUME OF THE VOICE IN YOUR HEAD

FUCKING TRY I DARE YOU

ITS IMPOSSIBLE AND ITS REALLY FUCKING WITH MY MIND SOMEONE HUG ME

I CAN MAKE IT SCREAM WITHOUT GETTING LOUDER

H E L P

Holy shit whispering is the same volume as shouting as loud as I can

what have you done

We think in concepts

Concepts have no volume

Because a thought is the loudest silence of all.

whoa there socrates

zenstiel-the-chill-angel:

danikaftw:

protodan:

casspeach:

uberniftacular:

batmanisagatewaydrug:

We really need to talk about this scene a lot, because holy wow. The MCU movies have definitely been getting a little darker since the Avengers, but scenes like this? This is pure optimism. Tony is told he can save 4 out of 13, and then he saves all 13 of them anyway, because these people can work together and help Tony save them. 

If a similar scenario had happened in the Dark Knight Saga or Man of Steel, you know damn well 9 out of those 13 people would have been dead. Hell, Bruce or Clark would have been lucky to even save the 4, because DC movies have gone down a route of unrelenting grtty realism that makes good old super heroics virtually impossible. Bruce can’t save the city without faking his own death; Clark can’t save the world without becoming a murderer.

But even in the darkest hours of the Marvel Universe, Tony Stark can damn well save 13 people plummeting to their certain death. Is it realistic? Hell no. But it was an awesome victory that both Tony and the audience needed at this point in the story, and by god it was heroic.

kittenskysong’s tags:

Reblogging for those tags. Because yes. Heroic is doing the right thing because it’s the right thing, even when it’s impossibly hard.

This is one of my favorite scenes ever in the entire MCU and it’s because of the work that went into creating this scene. It was not just a shitload of CGI. They got the Red Bull skydiving team to do this insane jump. Their parachutes were built into these costumes that they wore which made them look like normal people who’d just been on the plane.

The making-of for this scene blew my fucking mind.

http://youtu.be/pyYOirZ30Is

But yeah. All of the above is cool to think about, too. I just like the scene!

Also they gave a realistic explanation to fall back on which was pretty awesome too

- Professionals

- Frat buds

- Children

Geez, it’s for you Kuromuna

blxckbiird:

spaghetti-western-wannabe:

blxckbiird:

spaghetti-western-wannabe:

blxckbiird:

spaghetti-western-wannabe:

blxckbiird:

spaghetti-western-wannabe:

So I can either bake these cookies at 400 degrees for 10 minutes or 4,000 degrees for 1 minute.

nick nO THAT’S NOT HOW YOU BAKE COOKIES FRIEND

FLOOR IT?

NICK NO

HOW ABOUT 4,000,000 DEGREES FOR 1 SECOND

NICK YOU ARE GOING TO BURN YOUR HOUSE DOWN

I’M GOING TO HARNESS THE FUCKING SUN TO MAKE COOKIES

NICK P L E A S E

orange-pilotingablimp:

God bless House.

justthetenth:

YOU CAN SHIP CHARACTERS SEXUALLY BUT NOT ROMANTICALLY

YOU CAN SHIP CHARACTERS ROMANTICALLY BUT NOT SEXUALLY

YOU CAN SHIP CHARACTERS ROMANTICALLY AND SEXUALLY

YOU CAN SHIP CHARACTERS COMPLETELY PLATONICALLY

YOU CAN SHIP CANON SHIPS, GAY OR STRAIGHT OR OTHER

YOU CAN SHIP NON-CANON SHIPS, GAY OR STRAIGHT OR OTHER

YOU CAN SHIP NON-CANON THREESOMES, GAY OR STRAIGHT OR OTHER

YOU CAN SHIP WHAT YOU WANT TO SHIP

STOP SHAMING FANS FOR THE THINGS THEY SHIP

image