I always wondered why the Western Zodiac and the Chinese Zodiac were both called zodiacs if one was associated w astronomy and the other w time in general. Like what defines a zodiac that the word is only used to describe these two things? Looking up the word "zodiac" in the dictionary didnt help bc it only talked about the western one.
Well, I decided to look up the etymology for zodiac and it turns out it comes from the Greek for "circle of little animals." I love humans
Their motto was “trust the process”, and I remember thinking, like, that’s a good philosophy. You know, like, every game, win or lose, it’s just part of it. You’re on the path to something bigger, so the individual setbacks don’t get you down. So maybe just… trust the process. HACKS 2.03 | 2.04
✨ tumblr book club 2023 ideas ✨
Weekly War - I email you a single page of War and Peace a week, with projected end in year 2043.
Frustratingly Frequent Finnegan - I email you each word of Finnegans Wake, seperately, at average reading speed (250 wpm) in completely random order.
Inescapable Idiot - I post the entirety of Dostoyevsky's Idiot in a single unbroken post and pay tumblr 10.000 dollars to blaze it onto every user's dash.
Atlas Absent - I don't email you anything, you avoid reading Atlas Shrugged.
turns on aim assist and its just a guy pointing at the enemies going "there! there! shoot those guys!"
turns on aim assist and a better gamer materializes in my house to guide my hands like that scene in ghost
Now that MCR is getting big again, I want to just get a little reminder out there that multiple members of the band are queer, including Gerard Way who is pan and nb.
They're aren't being good allies or whatever when they represent that LGBTQ community in their performances and merch, they're connecting with their own community. Early emo was a scene was a refuge for young queer kids at the time when the culture was extremely hostile to us (even more than now, believe it or not).
Signed, an early-00's queer emo.
I don't write this to shame anyone, either.
LGBTQ artists, particularly ones with any sort of mainstream success or public spotlight, have had their identities downplayed, hidden, or fully erased for decades.
I've fallen into that trap myself, I called Lady Gaga a performative straight ally years and years ago when Born This Way came out because I had no idea that she had been out as bi for years.
A lot of people just straight up don't know even when it comes to vocal and explicitly out artists because it is actively hidden by an industry that tries to please a mostly straight audience that are harder to sell on LGBTQ artists.
Look at the reaction to Megan Thee Stallion who is vocally out as bi, but rarely ever talked about as a prominent LGBTQ artist.
It happens, don't beat yourself up, but it is always good to make yourself aware when you can.
Yes! Absolutely. It's so frequently glossed over, like people collectively decide to forget that.
Also, I feel like Janelle Monae has to re-come-out every like 6 months and people seem surprised every time.