you see, it’s a metaphor
you nominate Leonardo DiCaprio for an Oscar but you don’t let him win
I could have used this information over the last 29 years of my god damn life
My mom taught me to pack like this and she gets mad when I come to visit and sees that I don’t use it.
I need to remember this for uniforms.
Oh my god, I am learning this ASAP. HOW DID I NOT KNOW OF THIS BEFORE?!
I’ve never understood the stereotype that women are more likely to faint at blood
I mean seriously
what do you think we do every month
DAMMIT THEY WEREN’T SUPPOSED TO KNOW ABOUT THE WEREWOLF THING
AWH COME ON GUYS THAT WAS A SECRET FOR A REASON
all this time ive wasted
ha now i dont need to keep my husband anymore
im reblogging for the third comment
It sucks when someone you have feelings for doesn’t share those feelings; it happens to women all the time, too. We hear “I just want to be friends” and “you’re like one of the guys” and “you’re like a sister to me” just as often. But you’ll never hear a woman complain that guys just don’t appreciate a Nice Girl because we’re taught it’s our own fucking fault when we’re rejected—we aren’t pretty enough or thin enough or sexy enough, we weren’t sexual enough or were too sexual, we put out too much or too little or too soon or not soon enough, we didn’t wear our hair the right way or our skirt the right length, we’re “too tomboyish” or “too butch” or “too feminine”, or we’re “not their type”, or we’re otherwise not good enough in various ways to entice the man to grace us with his affection.
But when we’re not interested in someone, we’re vilified. We’re the bitch that lead them on, the bitch who let them buy us dinner but didn’t want to date them, the bitch who doesn’t appreciate a nice guy, the bitch they were nice to and then got nothing in return from.
And, frankly, fuck those people. Showing interest in me, being friendly with me, getting close to me, or eating a meal with me (even if they paid for it) doesn’t obligate me to open my heart or my legs. And anyone who doesn’t appreciate my friendship sure as hell doesn’t deserve my love or my pussy.
READ IT. READ IT ALL.
Oooh yes she did! Tell em
I love this girl.
Dear Ms. Schlafly,
I’m a teenage girl who has been reading about you quite a bit in the news lately. It seems to me that you have absolutely no idea what women of my generation are all about. I can understand that because I often deal with older people who…
literally thats all anyone would need to tell me to get me to hate john green
"did you know in one of his books the two main characters make out in the anne frank house"
thats literally making out with someone at a holocaust memorial that’s awful what the fuck
especially in the context of the scene, like they act like they’re Taking It Back For True Love bc no one else appreciates the anne frank house in the right way, i love when white christians reclaim holocaust memorials
okay i love this post but, just because john green wrote it doesn’t mean he endorses it, i feel like john green knows that’s a terrible thing to do, his characters are flawed immature teenagers you know,
is this criticized in the text, or does it pass without negative comment?
bystanders literally applaud in the scene while they’re playing tongue hockey so i daresay he endorses it
His exact words on the subject:
"It’s a sacred space, but it’s important to remember that real people lived there. Our usual way of honoring the dead–by freezing them in time and mythologizing them, by building the marble statues Shakespeare rails against in that sonnet–that’s not Hazel and Augustus’s way of honoring the dead. As Hazel notes, Anne Frank made out with a boy in the Anne Frank house. I think Hazel wants (and I wanted) to reclaim that sacred space for doomed people who are nonetheless still alive, and still full of desire."
“Generally, I wanted both of them to take back the weird, empty, quiet, sacred space that is the Anne Frank House (and more generally is the reverent but distant way we are always thinking of the dead) and find a different way to honor her life.”
So yeah, he endorses it. (Maybe not in real life, but definitely as part of the story.)
my jaw is literally on the ground right now
there it is there it fucking is
he tried to reclaim the anne frank house
i fucking hate john green i hope i can meet him one day at a con so i can throw up on him
Okay so I’ve never read fault in our stars but I think I kind of have the jist of it? These two teenagers are terminally ill correct? Or at least one of them is? I just, I think I kind of understand where John was going with this. These characters kind of understood some of what Anne was coming from.
Yes I understand that there’s a difference between hiding for your life due to Nazi police wanting to send you to concentration camps where you will most likely ultimately die, and being terminally ill.
But there’s also this thing they have in common, they’re stuck in this limbo just waiting to see if there’s going to be another day. And sure these two teenagers are older than Anne, but they still face the same thing ultimately, if they are terminally ill; there’s going to be so many things they’re not going to be able to do. They’re not going to be able to have babies and then see their babies have babies. They’re not going to get to have those crazy stupid moments that teenagers in college tend to have, or that people have in general.
There’s so many things that they’re not going to be able to do, and having all of this heaped upon one person is too much, (and for those who say oh they’ve had time and so on I’d like you to think of Frozen, where you see 21 year old Elsa having to take the crown. This is something she’s known she was going to have to do for years yet it still eats at her). And I think that Hazel realizes this, and in thinking of her own death, maybe she doesn’t want the people she loves to be sad, but instead realize there’s so much that they can do and so many people they can love, so she does exactly that, kisses the boy she loved, where another girl even younger than her, facing just as terrifying things as her, kissed the boy she loved.
I don’t think this is John Green as a writer, making this scene to say, “I want the world from now on to only know this house as the place where two fictional characters made out”. Instead I think this was a way that John Green as a writer can help develop his character and help her accept the fact that she has to live in every moment she has. And I also think it’s suppose to make us realize it to.
John Green isn’t reclaiming the Anne Frank house, he’s not saying this is now the John Green house. People are upset about it because they believe that when they step into the Anne Frank house they need to remember that this is a young girl that died, and they have every right to do that. I just think that in that moment John decided that he and his character would celebrate the girl that also lived in that house for months.
Again I’ve never read the book or any of Green’s other books, I’m just making a statement off of what I think and know.
Please reblog if you are a girl and have ever been made to feel ashamed of one or more of these things (wanting to prove a point to some asshole):
-your clothing choice
-your amount of make up
-not having sex
-having your period
-not appreciating catcalls