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cattomboy:

hecallsmepineappleprincess:

actuallybella:

i’ve seen more posts of people being excited for Home than this movie, which made me upset because this movie comes out before Home does (not that i am saying that you shouldn’t praise Home as well). and as for Big Hero 6 (a movie that also comes out after the Book of Life) and the people saying that there is a lack of representation of Asians in media, i feel you. why? because there is a bigger lack of hispanics, and i agree Disney messed up, you be upset. but be happy for Hispanics as well because we finally got an animated movie representing us and our culture. so please go see this movie when it comes out.

that is all i ask.

When I saw the trailer for this when I went to see the Lego movie it was so stunning I knew it was a movie I had to see

Also it looks like it;s by the same person who did El tirge 

which was a great and fun show 

mermaidskey:

hemipelagicdredger:

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oxidoreductase:

Lavoisier is having none of your shit.

Heeeey so fun fact: the woman in that painting is Lavoisier’s wife, Marie-Anne Pierrette Paulze, who not only acted as Lavoisier’s lab assistant but also translated English and Latin texts into French so he could read them. But she didn’t just translate, she pointed out errors in the chemistry in some of the texts. Her observations of these errors convinced Lavoisier to study combustion, which led to his discovery of oxygen. She was also critical to the publication of Lavoisier’s Elementary Treatise on Chemistry in 1789. She kept strict records of every experiment they conducted together and drew detailed diagrams of all their equipment. She also threw amazing parties and invited all the brightest minds in science so her husband could pick their brains. After Lavoisier was guillotined she secured all of his notebooks and equipment for posterity.

In short: NOBODY KICKS MADAME LAVOISIER OUT OF THE LAB.

Also, a side note: My historian husband-to-be pointed some things out to me about this painting. Notice that Madame Lavoisier is looking at the viewer, and all the light is on her, while Lavoisier himself is physically smaller than her, in shadow, and looking up to her in reverence. This isn’t a candid photograph- all of these choices are deliberate. The painting isn’t of Lavoisier- Madame Lavoisier is meant to be the central subject. 

I can just imagine Lavoisier telling all his colleagues that his wife is really the one with all the clever ideas, and them patting him on the back and telling him he’s sweet for saying so.

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Studio Ghibli soundtracks now available in US itunes store!

animenostalgia:

Great news! Ghibli International’s twitter recently announced that music and original soundtracks from Studio Ghibli’s films and works are now being made widely available for purchase on itunes!

Available soundtracks include:

  • Nausicaa of the Valley of the Wind OST - by Joe Hisaishi
  • Cast in…

PLEASE support legal releases if you can. (Especially if you torrented it in the past and can afford to buy it now.)

lianabrooks:

britegreenstar:

libraryadvocates:

lalie:

The fact that the ALA shared this link is so gloriously bitter and angry and I love it.

Is there a portmanteau for that? Angritter? Bangry? 

My library card already gets me multiple “real” books, e-books, audiobooks, magazines and movies per month. For free.

Kindle Unlimited offers nothing from big presses, and no guarantee the authors will get paid fairly for their work. Libraries buy the book up front for a higher price (and a better binding). Kindle Unlimited offers the authors a variable percentage of a as-yet-undetermined-and-unannounced amount of money. 

While Amazon touts Kindle Unlimited at “Netflix For Books!” the reality is Netflix signed contracts with everyone whose work they offer so that actors, screen writers, best boys, and the rest of those people get paid for the shows and movies you watch. Amazon does not.

That means your favorite author isn’t being compensated for their time or work. If you love a book series and want to see the next one get published: buy the book or hit the library. Starving authors quit writing because they like eating. 

littlemissplushrump:

Seriously tho, regarding this post from tumblr user acnana that talks about having an Animal Crossing game where your town goes into a spirit world and you have “cute bat and ghost villagers you can interact with.”

This cute game (that already exists) has basically all of that AND MORE.

You are an aspiring wizard going to magic school in this game. You have a dorm that you can decorate and you can fish and collect bugs and decorate the garden in your dorm building and you can actually cast spells and stuff! PLUS once a month your town enters ~mystery time~ where you can have special magic lessons and catch exclusive bugs and fish and the day after, a guest will come to your town and you get to solve a quest. 

You can also date the villagers!

It’s comparative to AC:WW and unfortunately we will probably never get to see any of its sequels - like the hit game Magician’s Quest: Town of Magic which has a shopping mall as well as new spells and villagers plus you can also open up your own store.

Here’s pics from that one:

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Basically I just REEEEALLY wish the new one would be localized!

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