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Bones, Gandalf, and Instagram: tumblr <p><i>New day, new name. The Tumblr formerly known as thefandometrics will now only respond to <a href="https://tmblr.co/msqSl7HRvd95qREpIWHptZw">@fandom</a>. We’re more than just data. Spread the word.</i></p><p>Listen up. It’s time. You can feel it in your bones, can’t you? Or maybe it’s that little piece of your brain dedicated to your OTP, your secondary ships, and your favorite fandoms. Its whisper has turned into a blissed-out scream…<br/></p><h2><b><i>SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON IS STARTING IN THREE DAYS. </i></b></h2><p>Can’t make it? Don’t worry—Tumblr will be there covering the most important stuff in comics, movies, TV, games, and all things entertainment. Consider us your eyes and ears. We&rsquo;ll be on the floor, in Artist Alley, at outdoor activations, and everywhere in between. Take it all in via <a href="https://tmblr.co/msqSl7HRvd95qREpIWHptZw">@fandom</a>, the <a href="http://tumblr.com/search/sdcc">#SDCC</a> tag, our <a href="http://instagram.com/tumblr">official Instagram</a>, and a few Answer Times and exclusive GIFs over on <a href="https://tmblr.co/mwphPpMxa8C3zeAQVvle0Qg">@stardom</a>. </p><p>In previous years, we brought <a href="https://fandom.tumblr.com/post/163348304584/over-the-past-four-days-weve-captured-the-best">the best cosplay</a> from the con floor straight to your dashboard (hi, <a href="https://fandom.tumblr.com/post/163316514887/you-shall-not-passthis-post-without-reblogging">Sexy Gandalf</a>). This year we want to add a little audience participation to the mix. Let’s see you—yes, you—in your finest cosplay gear. Whether you’re at Comic-Con yourself or just dressed up at home,<b> <a href="http://fandom.tumblr.com/submit">submit your picture</a> to <a href="https://tmblr.co/msqSl7HRvd95qREpIWHptZw">@fandom</a>. </b>We’re going to showcase the best of the best right here on this ol’ Tumblr.</p>
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<p><i>New day, new name. The Tumblr formerly known as thefandometrics will now only respond to <a href="https://tmblr.co/msqSl7HRvd95qREpIWHptZw">@fandom</a>. We’re more than just data. Spread the word.</i></p><p>Listen up. It’s time. You can feel it in your bones, can’t you? Or maybe it’s that little piece of your brain dedicated to your OTP, your secondary ships, and your favorite fandoms. Its whisper has turned into a blissed-out scream…<br/></p><h2><b><i>SAN DIEGO COMIC-CON IS STARTING IN THREE DAYS. </i></b></h2><p>Can’t make it? Don’t worry—Tumblr will be there covering the most important stuff in comics, movies, TV, games, and all things entertainment. Consider us your eyes and ears. We&rsquo;ll be on the floor, in Artist Alley, at outdoor activations, and everywhere in between. Take it all in via <a href="https://tmblr.co/msqSl7HRvd95qREpIWHptZw">@fandom</a>, the <a href="http://tumblr.com/search/sdcc">#SDCC</a> tag, our <a href="http://instagram.com/tumblr">official Instagram</a>, and a few Answer Times and exclusive GIFs over on <a href="https://tmblr.co/mwphPpMxa8C3zeAQVvle0Qg">@stardom</a>. </p><p>In previous years, we brought <a href="https://fandom.tumblr.com/post/163348304584/over-the-past-four-days-weve-captured-the-best">the best cosplay</a> from the con floor straight to your dashboard (hi, <a href="https://fandom.tumblr.com/post/163316514887/you-shall-not-passthis-post-without-reblogging">Sexy Gandalf</a>). This year we want to add a little audience participation to the mix. Let’s see you—yes, you—in your finest cosplay gear. Whether you’re at Comic-Con yourself or just dressed up at home,<b> <a href="http://fandom.tumblr.com/submit">submit your picture</a> to <a href="https://tmblr.co/msqSl7HRvd95qREpIWHptZw">@fandom</a>. </b>We’re going to showcase the best of the best right here on this ol’ Tumblr.</p>

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Baseball, Carrie Fisher, and Complex: <p><a href="https://jackofallwhatsnew.tumblr.com/post/175181801577/an-average-sized-person-ineedfeminismbecuz" class="tumblr_blog">jackofallwhatsnew</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175180661577/ineedfeminismbecuz-an-average-sized-person" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="http://ineedfeminismbecuz.tumblr.com/post/175175790460/an-average-sized-person-celticpyro" class="tumblr_blog">ineedfeminismbecuz</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175175012287/celticpyro-devil-may-cry-baby" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://celticpyro.tumblr.com/post/175174833629/devil-may-cry-baby-an-average-sized-person" class="tumblr_blog">celticpyro</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://devil-may-cry-baby.tumblr.com/post/175168215330/an-average-sized-person-fullmetal-fabulous" class="tumblr_blog">devil-may-cry-baby</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175167710562/fullmetal-fabulous-sleepyyseraph" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://fullmetal-fabulous.tumblr.com/post/174915311987/sleepyyseraph-adamneilcallaby-oarv-going" class="tumblr_blog">fullmetal-fabulous</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sleepyyseraph.tumblr.com/post/165253576641/adamneilcallaby-oarv-going-through-day-after" class="tumblr_blog">sleepyyseraph</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://adamneilcallaby.tumblr.com/post/162640635063" class="tumblr_blog">adamneilcallaby</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://oarv.tumblr.com/post/157964421887/going-through-day-after-day-of-excruciating-work" class="tumblr_blog">oarv</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>“Going through day after day of excruciating work was almost unbearable. Jack Nicholson’s character had to be crazy and angry all the time. And in my character I had to cry 12 hours a day, all day long, the last nine months straight, five or six days a week. I was there a year and a month, and there must be something to Primal Scream therapy, because after the day was over and I’d cried for my 12 hours … After all that work, hardly anyone even criticized my performance in it, even to mention it, it seemed like. The reviews were all about Kubrick, like I wasn’t there.” - Shelly Duvall, December 1980</p></blockquote> <p>To give a little more perspective on just how horrific this film was, I need to give people some information:</p> <p>Since retiring from acting in 2002, Shelley Duvall has lived a reclusive and isolated life. However, in November of 2016, <i><b>USA Today</b></i> reported that she appeared to be suffering from mental illness. And then later that month, to an incredible amount of hype, Shelley appeared on the <i><b>Dr. Phil</b></i> show where she basically looked unrecognisable, seemed delusional and talked about people trying to kill her. The episode basically confirmed there rumours.<br/></p> <p>You can find videos/clips of the interview on youtube, however I won’t link it because it’s upsetting and disrespectful.</p> <p>After the interview aired, Vivian Kubrick, daughter of <i><b>The Shining</b></i> director Stanley Kubrick, described the interview as “exploitative entertainment” and “appallingly cruel”. The show then received a lot of backlash (rightly so) and a number of other chat shows started discussing it (again, there’s some videos of these on youtube)</p> <p>Now, how does this all connect to <b>The Shining, </b>you ask? To quote Wikipedia:</p> <p>“Jack Nicholson states in the documentary <i><b>Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures</b></i>, that Kubrick was great to work with but that he was “<i>a different director</i>” with Duvall. Because of Kubrick’s methodical nature, principal photography took a <i>year</i> to complete. Kubrick and Duvall <i>argued frequently</i>, although Duvall later said she learned more from working with Kubrick on <i>The Shining</i> than she did on all her earlier films. In order to give <i>The Shining</i> the psychological horror it needed, director Stanley Kubrick <i>antagonised his actors.</i> The film’s script was changed so often that Nicholson stopped reading each draft. Kubrick <i><b>intentionally isolated Duvall and argued with her often.</b></i> Duvall was <i><b>forced to perform the iconic and exhausting baseball bat scene 127 times</b></i>. Afterwards, Duvall presented Kubrick with <i><b>clumps of hair that had fallen out due to the extreme stress of filming</b></i>.”</p> <p>One year of solid filming. She had to cry, panic and be scared for 12 hours a day, seven days a week, nine months straight. She was isolated and antagonised by the director. She had to perform the baseball bat scene 127 times in a row (that’s her crying and screaming, and Jack Nicholson being hit) And to top it all of, Jack and Kubrick get all the attention while she gets ignored?</p> <p>From my own personal experience of mental illness, being exposed to feelings of fear and distress for prolonged periods of time can cause the brain to learn and expect it. I’m not saying that filming <i>The Shining</i> caused Shelley Duvall to develop mental illness, I am <i><b>stating</b></i> that whether the movie brought out an existing condition, or prepared the bed for something to eventually develop, filming <i>The Shining</i> has a direct correlation with Shelley Duvall suffering from mental illness.</p> <p>Next time you watch the movie, bare that in mind. It’s much sadder.</p> <p><i>Side note: Three years prior to filming, her partner of two years, Paul Simon, walked off with her friend <b>Carrie Fisher</b>, after she introduced the two. So there’s that too.</i></p> </blockquote> <p>Far too many directors love/loved tormenting their lead actresses. Hitchcock, Lars von Trier, David O. Russell, Bertolucci, Abdellatif Kechiche, and many more. What’s especially insulting to Duvall is that not only was she subjected to this treatment, but her performance has been largely unappreciated and even often ridiculed. </p> </blockquote> <p>This is why any time people say what a ~masterpiece~ the shining is I have to roll my eyes. It’s especially frustrating when the convo is “lol yeah kubrik was the worst, but made a really good movie.” No, kubrik was awful, it’s awful and it’s shameful to celebrate that, period.</p> </blockquote> <p>(Not so) Fun fact: Stanley Kubrick was a far-right social darwinist who considered democracy “a noble failure”. It shows.</p> </blockquote> <p>Another fun fact: Stephen King HATES Kubrick’s The Shining because of how it portrayed Shelley’s character. He has said that Kubrick’s version made her into a sexist stereotype and not at all like the woman he wrote in his novel.</p> </blockquote> <p style="">God that’s awful.</p> <p>And you know, maybe people didn’t like her performance because she just looked like a wreck constantly, so Kubrick’s “method acting” actually made it worse. <br/></p> </blockquote> <p class="npf_quote" data-npf='{"subtype":"quote"}'>And you somehow have the fucking idiocy to be an anti-feminist?</p> </blockquote> <p>My dude, this has fuck all to do with feminism. Especially third wave feminism.</p> </blockquote> <p class="npf_quote" data-npf='{"subtype":"quote"}'>It has literally everything to do with feminism. Patriarchal society let Kubrick get away with it because he was a Genius™ and turned Shelley Duvall into a punchline.</p> </blockquote> <p>Female actors aren’t the only people who have awful experiences. Male actors have been abused as well and been documented many of times.(<a href="http://madamenoire.com/492931/men-who-were-sexually-assaulted/">x</a>)(<a href="https://screenrant.com/times-actors-were-completely-abused-on-movie-sets/">x</a>) Actors in general has had a history of abuse with their directors, from horrible treatments to sexual abuse for both male and female. Kubrick has abused his male actors too, but of course didn’t know that in our patriarchal society no didn’t you. This has nothing to do with feminism but directors being dicks to their actors for their personal gain or for their art. Get over yourself.</p></blockquote> <p>Directors being cruel megalomaniacs with a God complex is nothing new and certainly not exclusive to female actresses.</p><p>Also</p><p class="npf_quote" data-npf='{"subtype":"quote"}'>Saying everything like this</p><p>doesn’t make your point any stronger <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mWk_Fago5SyKpyXk-KOUmbw">@an-average-sized-person</a> </p>
Baseball, Carrie Fisher, and Complex: <p><a href="https://jackofallwhatsnew.tumblr.com/post/175181801577/an-average-sized-person-ineedfeminismbecuz" class="tumblr_blog">jackofallwhatsnew</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175180661577/ineedfeminismbecuz-an-average-sized-person" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="http://ineedfeminismbecuz.tumblr.com/post/175175790460/an-average-sized-person-celticpyro" class="tumblr_blog">ineedfeminismbecuz</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175175012287/celticpyro-devil-may-cry-baby" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://celticpyro.tumblr.com/post/175174833629/devil-may-cry-baby-an-average-sized-person" class="tumblr_blog">celticpyro</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://devil-may-cry-baby.tumblr.com/post/175168215330/an-average-sized-person-fullmetal-fabulous" class="tumblr_blog">devil-may-cry-baby</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175167710562/fullmetal-fabulous-sleepyyseraph" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://fullmetal-fabulous.tumblr.com/post/174915311987/sleepyyseraph-adamneilcallaby-oarv-going" class="tumblr_blog">fullmetal-fabulous</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://sleepyyseraph.tumblr.com/post/165253576641/adamneilcallaby-oarv-going-through-day-after" class="tumblr_blog">sleepyyseraph</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://adamneilcallaby.tumblr.com/post/162640635063" class="tumblr_blog">adamneilcallaby</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://oarv.tumblr.com/post/157964421887/going-through-day-after-day-of-excruciating-work" class="tumblr_blog">oarv</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>“Going through day after day of excruciating work was almost unbearable. Jack Nicholson’s character had to be crazy and angry all the time. And in my character I had to cry 12 hours a day, all day long, the last nine months straight, five or six days a week. I was there a year and a month, and there must be something to Primal Scream therapy, because after the day was over and I’d cried for my 12 hours … After all that work, hardly anyone even criticized my performance in it, even to mention it, it seemed like. The reviews were all about Kubrick, like I wasn’t there.” - Shelly Duvall, December 1980</p></blockquote>
<p>To give a little more perspective on just how horrific this film was, I need to give people some information:</p>
<p>Since retiring from acting in 2002, Shelley Duvall has lived a reclusive and isolated life. However, in November of 2016, <i><b>USA Today</b></i> reported that she appeared to be suffering from mental illness. And then later that month, to an incredible amount of hype, Shelley appeared on the <i><b>Dr. Phil</b></i> show where she basically looked unrecognisable, seemed delusional and talked about people trying to kill her. The episode basically confirmed there rumours.<br/></p>
<p>You can find videos/clips of the interview on youtube, however I won’t link it because it’s upsetting and disrespectful.</p>
<p>After the interview aired, Vivian Kubrick, daughter of <i><b>The Shining</b></i> director Stanley Kubrick, described the interview as “exploitative entertainment” and “appallingly cruel”. The show then received a lot of backlash (rightly so) and a number of other chat shows started discussing it (again, there’s some videos of these on youtube)</p>
<p>Now, how does this all connect to <b>The Shining, </b>you ask? To quote Wikipedia:</p>
<p>“Jack Nicholson states in the documentary <i><b>Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures</b></i>, that Kubrick was great to work with but that he was “<i>a different director</i>” with Duvall. Because of Kubrick’s methodical nature, principal photography took a <i>year</i> to complete. Kubrick and Duvall <i>argued frequently</i>, although Duvall later said she learned more from working with Kubrick on <i>The Shining</i> than she did on all her earlier films. In order to give <i>The Shining</i> the psychological horror it needed, director Stanley Kubrick <i>antagonised his actors.</i> The film’s script was changed so often that Nicholson stopped reading each draft. Kubrick <i><b>intentionally isolated Duvall and argued with her often.</b></i> Duvall was <i><b>forced to perform the iconic and exhausting baseball bat scene 127 times</b></i>. Afterwards, Duvall presented Kubrick with <i><b>clumps of hair that had fallen out due to the extreme stress of filming</b></i>.”</p>
<p>One year of solid filming. She had to cry, panic and be scared for 12 hours a day, seven days a week, nine months straight. She was isolated and antagonised by the director. She had to perform the baseball bat scene 127 times in a row (that’s her crying and screaming, and Jack Nicholson being hit) And to top it all of, Jack and Kubrick get all the attention while she gets ignored?</p>
<p>From my own personal experience of mental illness, being exposed to feelings of fear and distress for prolonged periods of time can cause the brain to learn and expect it. I’m not saying that filming <i>The Shining</i> caused Shelley Duvall to develop mental illness, I am <i><b>stating</b></i> that whether the movie brought out an existing condition, or prepared the bed for something to eventually develop, filming <i>The Shining</i> has a direct correlation with Shelley Duvall suffering from mental illness.</p>
<p>Next time you watch the movie, bare that in mind. It’s much sadder.</p>
<p><i>Side note: Three years prior to filming, her partner of two years, Paul Simon, walked off with her friend <b>Carrie Fisher</b>, after she introduced the two. So there’s that too.</i></p>
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<p>Far too many directors love/loved tormenting their lead actresses. Hitchcock, Lars von Trier, David O. Russell, Bertolucci, Abdellatif Kechiche, and many more. What’s especially insulting to Duvall is that not only was she subjected to this treatment, but her performance has been largely unappreciated and even often ridiculed. </p>
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<p>This is why any time people say what a ~masterpiece~ the shining is I have to roll my eyes. It’s especially frustrating when the convo is “lol yeah kubrik was the worst, but made a really good movie.” No, kubrik was awful, it’s awful and it’s shameful to celebrate that, period.</p>
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<p>(Not so) Fun fact: Stanley Kubrick was a far-right social darwinist who considered democracy “a noble failure”. It shows.</p>
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<p>Another fun fact: Stephen King HATES Kubrick’s The Shining because of how it portrayed Shelley’s character. He has said that Kubrick’s version made her into a sexist stereotype and not at all like the woman he wrote in his novel.</p>
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<p style="">God that’s awful.</p>
<p>And you know, maybe people didn’t like her performance because she just looked like a wreck constantly, so Kubrick’s “method acting” actually made it worse. <br/></p>
</blockquote>

<p class="npf_quote" data-npf='{"subtype":"quote"}'>And you somehow have the fucking idiocy to be an anti-feminist?</p>
</blockquote>

<p>My dude, this has fuck all to do with feminism. Especially third wave feminism.</p>
</blockquote>

<p class="npf_quote" data-npf='{"subtype":"quote"}'>It has literally everything to do with feminism. Patriarchal society let Kubrick get away with it because he was a Genius™ and turned Shelley Duvall into a punchline.</p>
</blockquote>
<p>Female actors aren’t the only people who have awful experiences. Male actors have been abused as well and been documented many of times.(<a href="http://madamenoire.com/492931/men-who-were-sexually-assaulted/">x</a>)(<a href="https://screenrant.com/times-actors-were-completely-abused-on-movie-sets/">x</a>) Actors in general has had a history of abuse with their directors, from horrible treatments to sexual abuse for both male and female. Kubrick has abused his male actors too, but of course didn’t know that in our patriarchal society no didn’t you. This has nothing to do with feminism but directors being dicks to their actors for their personal gain or for their art. Get over yourself.</p></blockquote>

<p>Directors being cruel megalomaniacs with a God complex is nothing new and certainly not exclusive to female actresses.</p><p>Also</p><p class="npf_quote" data-npf='{"subtype":"quote"}'>Saying everything like this</p><p>doesn’t make your point any stronger <a class="tumblelog" href="https://tmblr.co/mWk_Fago5SyKpyXk-KOUmbw">@an-average-sized-person</a> </p>

<p><a href="https://jackofallwhatsnew.tumblr.com/post/175181801577/an-average-sized-person-ineedfeminismbecuz" class="tumblr_blog">jackofall...

Baseball, Carrie Fisher, and Clothes: <p><a href="http://celticpyro.tumblr.com/post/175174833629/devil-may-cry-baby-an-average-sized-person" class="tumblr_blog">celticpyro</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://devil-may-cry-baby.tumblr.com/post/175168215330/an-average-sized-person-fullmetal-fabulous" class="tumblr_blog">devil-may-cry-baby</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175167710562/fullmetal-fabulous-sleepyyseraph" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://fullmetal-fabulous.tumblr.com/post/174915311987/sleepyyseraph-adamneilcallaby-oarv-going" class="tumblr_blog">fullmetal-fabulous</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://sleepyyseraph.tumblr.com/post/165253576641/adamneilcallaby-oarv-going-through-day-after" class="tumblr_blog">sleepyyseraph</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://adamneilcallaby.tumblr.com/post/162640635063" class="tumblr_blog">adamneilcallaby</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="http://oarv.tumblr.com/post/157964421887/going-through-day-after-day-of-excruciating-work" class="tumblr_blog">oarv</a>:</p> <blockquote><p>“Going through day after day of excruciating work was almost unbearable. Jack Nicholson’s character had to be crazy and angry all the time. And in my character I had to cry 12 hours a day, all day long, the last nine months straight, five or six days a week. I was there a year and a month, and there must be something to Primal Scream therapy, because after the day was over and I’d cried for my 12 hours … After all that work, hardly anyone even criticized my performance in it, even to mention it, it seemed like. The reviews were all about Kubrick, like I wasn’t there.” - Shelly Duvall, December 1980</p></blockquote> <p>To give a little more perspective on just how horrific this film was, I need to give people some information:</p> <p>Since retiring from acting in 2002, Shelley Duvall has lived a reclusive and isolated life. However, in November of 2016, <i><b>USA Today</b></i> reported that she appeared to be suffering from mental illness. And then later that month, to an incredible amount of hype, Shelley appeared on the <i><b>Dr. Phil</b></i> show where she basically looked unrecognisable, seemed delusional and talked about people trying to kill her. The episode basically confirmed there rumours.<br/></p> <p>You can find videos/clips of the interview on youtube, however I won’t link it because it’s upsetting and disrespectful.</p> <p>After the interview aired, Vivian Kubrick, daughter of <i><b>The Shining</b></i> director Stanley Kubrick, described the interview as “exploitative entertainment” and “appallingly cruel”. The show then received a lot of backlash (rightly so) and a number of other chat shows started discussing it (again, there’s some videos of these on youtube)</p> <p>Now, how does this all connect to <b>The Shining, </b>you ask? To quote Wikipedia:</p> <p>“Jack Nicholson states in the documentary <i><b>Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures</b></i>, that Kubrick was great to work with but that he was “<i>a different director</i>” with Duvall. Because of Kubrick’s methodical nature, principal photography took a <i>year</i> to complete. Kubrick and Duvall <i>argued frequently</i>, although Duvall later said she learned more from working with Kubrick on <i>The Shining</i> than she did on all her earlier films. In order to give <i>The Shining</i> the psychological horror it needed, director Stanley Kubrick <i>antagonised his actors.</i> The film’s script was changed so often that Nicholson stopped reading each draft. Kubrick <i><b>intentionally isolated Duvall and argued with her often.</b></i> Duvall was <i><b>forced to perform the iconic and exhausting baseball bat scene 127 times</b></i>. Afterwards, Duvall presented Kubrick with <i><b>clumps of hair that had fallen out due to the extreme stress of filming</b></i>.”</p> <p>One year of solid filming. She had to cry, panic and be scared for 12 hours a day, seven days a week, nine months straight. She was isolated and antagonised by the director. She had to perform the baseball bat scene 127 times in a row (that’s her crying and screaming, and Jack Nicholson being hit) And to top it all of, Jack and Kubrick get all the attention while she gets ignored?</p> <p>From my own personal experience of mental illness, being exposed to feelings of fear and distress for prolonged periods of time can cause the brain to learn and expect it. I’m not saying that filming <i>The Shining</i> caused Shelley Duvall to develop mental illness, I am <i><b>stating</b></i> that whether the movie brought out an existing condition, or prepared the bed for something to eventually develop, filming <i>The Shining</i> has a direct correlation with Shelley Duvall suffering from mental illness.</p> <p>Next time you watch the movie, bare that in mind. It’s much sadder.</p> <p><i>Side note: Three years prior to filming, her partner of two years, Paul Simon, walked off with her friend <b>Carrie Fisher</b>, after she introduced the two. So there’s that too.</i></p> </blockquote> <p>Far too many directors love/loved tormenting their lead actresses. Hitchcock, Lars von Trier, David O. Russell, Bertolucci, Abdellatif Kechiche, and many more. What’s especially insulting to Duvall is that not only was she subjected to this treatment, but her performance has been largely unappreciated and even often ridiculed. </p> </blockquote> <p>This is why any time people say what a ~masterpiece~ the shining is I have to roll my eyes. It’s especially frustrating when the convo is “lol yeah kubrik was the worst, but made a really good movie.” No, kubrik was awful, it’s awful and it’s shameful to celebrate that, period.</p> </blockquote> <p>(Not so) Fun fact: Stanley Kubrick was a far-right social darwinist who considered democracy “a noble failure”. It shows.</p> </blockquote> <p>Another fun fact: Stephen King HATES Kubrick’s The Shining because of how it portrayed Shelley’s character. He has said that Kubrick’s version made her into a sexist stereotype and not at all like the woman he wrote in his novel.</p> </blockquote> <p style="">God that’s awful.</p><p>And you know, maybe people didn’t like her performance because she just looked like a wreck constantly, so Kubrick’s “method acting” actually made it worse. <br/></p></blockquote> <p>Oh yeah during a bird attack scene Hitchcock tied a bunch of fucking live birds onto Tippi Hedren’s clothes while handlers threw more birds at her and he didn’t let her take a break until one of them nearly poked her damn eye out and she outright refused to continue filming the scene and her doctor basically forced Hitchcock to let her take a bed rest. He was pretty fucked up too.</p>
Baseball, Carrie Fisher, and Clothes: <p><a href="http://celticpyro.tumblr.com/post/175174833629/devil-may-cry-baby-an-average-sized-person" class="tumblr_blog">celticpyro</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="http://devil-may-cry-baby.tumblr.com/post/175168215330/an-average-sized-person-fullmetal-fabulous" class="tumblr_blog">devil-may-cry-baby</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="https://an-average-sized-person.tumblr.com/post/175167710562/fullmetal-fabulous-sleepyyseraph" class="tumblr_blog">an-average-sized-person</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://fullmetal-fabulous.tumblr.com/post/174915311987/sleepyyseraph-adamneilcallaby-oarv-going" class="tumblr_blog">fullmetal-fabulous</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://sleepyyseraph.tumblr.com/post/165253576641/adamneilcallaby-oarv-going-through-day-after" class="tumblr_blog">sleepyyseraph</a>:</p>
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<p><a href="http://adamneilcallaby.tumblr.com/post/162640635063" class="tumblr_blog">adamneilcallaby</a>:</p>

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<p><a href="http://oarv.tumblr.com/post/157964421887/going-through-day-after-day-of-excruciating-work" class="tumblr_blog">oarv</a>:</p>
<blockquote><p>“Going through day after day of excruciating work was almost unbearable. Jack Nicholson’s character had to be crazy and angry all the time. And in my character I had to cry 12 hours a day, all day long, the last nine months straight, five or six days a week. I was there a year and a month, and there must be something to Primal Scream therapy, because after the day was over and I’d cried for my 12 hours … After all that work, hardly anyone even criticized my performance in it, even to mention it, it seemed like. The reviews were all about Kubrick, like I wasn’t there.” - Shelly Duvall, December 1980</p></blockquote>
<p>To give a little more perspective on just how horrific this film was, I need to give people some information:</p>
<p>Since retiring from acting in 2002, Shelley Duvall has lived a reclusive and isolated life. However, in November of 2016, <i><b>USA Today</b></i> reported that she appeared to be suffering from mental illness. And then later that month, to an incredible amount of hype, Shelley appeared on the <i><b>Dr. Phil</b></i> show where she basically looked unrecognisable, seemed delusional and talked about people trying to kill her. The episode basically confirmed there rumours.<br/></p>
<p>You can find videos/clips of the interview on youtube, however I won’t link it because it’s upsetting and disrespectful.</p>
<p>After the interview aired, Vivian Kubrick, daughter of <i><b>The Shining</b></i> director Stanley Kubrick, described the interview as “exploitative entertainment” and “appallingly cruel”. The show then received a lot of backlash (rightly so) and a number of other chat shows started discussing it (again, there’s some videos of these on youtube)</p>
<p>Now, how does this all connect to <b>The Shining, </b>you ask? To quote Wikipedia:</p>
<p>“Jack Nicholson states in the documentary <i><b>Stanley Kubrick: A Life in Pictures</b></i>, that Kubrick was great to work with but that he was “<i>a different director</i>” with Duvall. Because of Kubrick’s methodical nature, principal photography took a <i>year</i> to complete. Kubrick and Duvall <i>argued frequently</i>, although Duvall later said she learned more from working with Kubrick on <i>The Shining</i> than she did on all her earlier films. In order to give <i>The Shining</i> the psychological horror it needed, director Stanley Kubrick <i>antagonised his actors.</i> The film’s script was changed so often that Nicholson stopped reading each draft. Kubrick <i><b>intentionally isolated Duvall and argued with her often.</b></i> Duvall was <i><b>forced to perform the iconic and exhausting baseball bat scene 127 times</b></i>. Afterwards, Duvall presented Kubrick with <i><b>clumps of hair that had fallen out due to the extreme stress of filming</b></i>.”</p>
<p>One year of solid filming. She had to cry, panic and be scared for 12 hours a day, seven days a week, nine months straight. She was isolated and antagonised by the director. She had to perform the baseball bat scene 127 times in a row (that’s her crying and screaming, and Jack Nicholson being hit) And to top it all of, Jack and Kubrick get all the attention while she gets ignored?</p>
<p>From my own personal experience of mental illness, being exposed to feelings of fear and distress for prolonged periods of time can cause the brain to learn and expect it. I’m not saying that filming <i>The Shining</i> caused Shelley Duvall to develop mental illness, I am <i><b>stating</b></i> that whether the movie brought out an existing condition, or prepared the bed for something to eventually develop, filming <i>The Shining</i> has a direct correlation with Shelley Duvall suffering from mental illness.</p>
<p>Next time you watch the movie, bare that in mind. It’s much sadder.</p>
<p><i>Side note: Three years prior to filming, her partner of two years, Paul Simon, walked off with her friend <b>Carrie Fisher</b>, after she introduced the two. So there’s that too.</i></p>
</blockquote>

<p>Far too many directors love/loved tormenting their lead actresses. Hitchcock, Lars von Trier, David O. Russell, Bertolucci, Abdellatif Kechiche, and many more. What’s especially insulting to Duvall is that not only was she subjected to this treatment, but her performance has been largely unappreciated and even often ridiculed. </p>
</blockquote>

<p>This is why any time people say what a ~masterpiece~ the shining is I have to roll my eyes. It’s especially frustrating when the convo is “lol yeah kubrik was the worst, but made a really good movie.” No, kubrik was awful, it’s awful and it’s shameful to celebrate that, period.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>(Not so) Fun fact: Stanley Kubrick was a far-right social darwinist who considered democracy “a noble failure”. It shows.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>Another fun fact: Stephen King HATES Kubrick’s The Shining because of how it portrayed Shelley’s character. He has said that Kubrick’s version made her into a sexist stereotype and not at all like the woman he wrote in his novel.</p>
</blockquote>
<p style="">God that’s awful.</p><p>And you know, maybe people didn’t like her performance because she just looked like a wreck constantly, so Kubrick’s “method acting” actually made it worse. <br/></p></blockquote>

<p>Oh yeah during a bird attack scene Hitchcock tied a bunch of fucking live birds onto Tippi Hedren’s clothes while handlers threw more birds at her and he didn’t let her take a break until one of them nearly poked her damn eye out and she outright refused to continue filming the scene and her doctor basically forced Hitchcock to let her take a bed rest. He was pretty fucked up too.</p>

<p><a href="http://celticpyro.tumblr.com/post/175174833629/devil-may-cry-baby-an-average-sized-person" class="tumblr_blog">celticpyro</a>:</...

Family, Friends, and Journey: Steve Jobs Hardcover by Walter Isaacson(Author) nX2,973 customer reviews Steve Jobs by Walter See all 26 formats and editions Kindle Hardcover $23.79 Paperba $12.65 $6.99 417 Used from $6.32 205 New from $6.99 55 Collectible from $14.00 31 Usedf 1 New fro Based on more than forty interviews with Jobs wo years-as well as interviews with more tha family members, friends, adversaries, competi colleagues-Walter Isaacson has written a rive roller-coaster life and searingly intense perso C)Flip to back )Listen Read more See all 2 images Great book but the screaming is annoying, November 28, 2013 By Donna-Bee - See all my reviews This review is from: Steve Jobs (Hardcover) This one of the best biographies I've ever read but every time you open the book a microchip plays a bloodcurdling scream sound. This makes NO sense and I suspect was a mistake by the publisher. Lose the microchip! Help other customers find the most helpful reviews Was this review helpful to you? Yes NoComment 2 of 6 people found the following review helpful Why does it scream?, November 20, 2013 By manohar.in - See This review is from: Steve Jobs (Hardcover) Why does this book scream???? What the hell is that Help other customers find the most helpful reviews Was this review helpful to you? Yes NoComment (1) view 8 of 9 people found the following review helpful A The scream noise ruined it, November 19, 2013 By Siebert Tenseven (Santa Rosa, California) See all my reviews This review is from: Steve Jobs (Hardcover) I couldn't even read this book it. kept making a horrible tinny scream Help other customers find the most helpful reviews Was this review helpful to you? Yes NoComment (1) ☆☆☆☆☆ Incredible biography marred by an electronic chip that plays a screaming sound effect, November 8, 2013 By Harold Roberto - This review is from: Steve Jobs (Hardcover) This is a gripping journey into the life of an amazing individual who changed the world. However, it plays the sound of a human scream whenever you open WS
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 This review is from: Steve Jobs (Hardcover)
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 I couldn't even read this book it. kept making a horrible tinny scream
 Help other customers find the most helpful reviews
 Was this review helpful to you? Yes NoComment (1)
 ☆☆☆☆☆ Incredible biography marred by an electronic chip that plays
 a screaming sound effect, November 8, 2013
 By Harold Roberto -
 This review is from: Steve Jobs (Hardcover)
 This is a gripping journey into the life of an amazing individual who changed
 the world. However, it plays the sound of a human scream whenever you open
 WS
Crying, Gif, and Monster: <p><a href="http://not-a-recommended-url.tumblr.com/post/144125620147/tinage-dreams-furry-boss-monster" class="tumblr_blog">not-a-recommended-url</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://tinage-dreams.tumblr.com/post/139850046140">tinage-dreams</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://furry-boss-monster.tumblr.com/post/139574435290">furry-boss-monster</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://home-stuck-in-desert-bluffs.tumblr.com/post/126274075979">home-stuck-in-desert-bluffs</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://smore-692.tumblr.com/post/125996514300">smore-692</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://itscarororo.tumblr.com/post/118694031911">itscarororo</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://haywood-you-stop-that.tumblr.com/post/117964038005">haywood-you-stop-that</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://icexxxtea.tumblr.com/post/113284464512">icexxxtea</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://pinkifingers.tumblr.com/post/93967847496">pinkifingers</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://rick-sanchez.tumblr.com/post/81515023822">rick-sanchez</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://camiekahle.tumblr.com/post/81361021259">camiekahle</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>THIS IS THE BEST THING I HAVE EVER SEEN</p> </blockquote> <p>I’VE BEEN TRYING TO FIND THIS FOR SEVEN YEARS</p> <p>DO YOU UNDERSTAND HOW HARD IT IS TO ?????</p> <p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="172" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/edaa769b5158809bc5d44b87f6d4f615/tumblr_n5wrpmsD1a1rm9tbxo1_500.png"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/b96fb7b7aed721d5e1acf7a81d33a54c/tumblr_inline_p7vnd5RkLV1ti6hkl_540.png" class="toggle_inline_image inline_image constrained_image" data-orig-height="172" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/edaa769b5158809bc5d44b87f6d4f615/tumblr_n5wrpmsD1a1rm9tbxo1_500.png"/></figure></p> </blockquote> <p>That last fatal scream tho</p> </blockquote> <p>THE TERROR IN HIS SCREAM OH GOSH</p> </blockquote> <p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="281" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/55243276b55a12a1e3928eca014b745e/tumblr_inline_nnqopkT4n31rra0n4_500.gif"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/55243276b55a12a1e3928eca014b745e/tumblr_inline_p7vnd5wkeL1ti6hkl_540.gif" class="" data-orig-height="281" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/55243276b55a12a1e3928eca014b745e/tumblr_inline_nnqopkT4n31rra0n4_500.gif"/></figure></p> </blockquote> <p>i’m crying</p> </blockquote> <p>WAAA-</p> </blockquote> <p>I will always reblog this on the off chance some other poor soul has been searching for it</p> </blockquote> <p><b><i>IT’S BACK</i></b></p> </blockquote> <p>HOYL SHIT ITS B A CK</p> </blockquote> <p>IT’S BACK?? ON MY DASH?</p> </blockquote><p>RIP</p>
Crying, Gif, and Monster: <p><a href="http://not-a-recommended-url.tumblr.com/post/144125620147/tinage-dreams-furry-boss-monster" class="tumblr_blog">not-a-recommended-url</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://tinage-dreams.tumblr.com/post/139850046140">tinage-dreams</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://furry-boss-monster.tumblr.com/post/139574435290">furry-boss-monster</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://home-stuck-in-desert-bluffs.tumblr.com/post/126274075979">home-stuck-in-desert-bluffs</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://smore-692.tumblr.com/post/125996514300">smore-692</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://itscarororo.tumblr.com/post/118694031911">itscarororo</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://haywood-you-stop-that.tumblr.com/post/117964038005">haywood-you-stop-that</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://icexxxtea.tumblr.com/post/113284464512">icexxxtea</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://pinkifingers.tumblr.com/post/93967847496">pinkifingers</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://rick-sanchez.tumblr.com/post/81515023822">rick-sanchez</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://camiekahle.tumblr.com/post/81361021259">camiekahle</a>:</p>
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<p>THIS IS THE BEST THING I HAVE EVER SEEN</p>
</blockquote>
<p>I’VE BEEN TRYING TO FIND THIS FOR SEVEN YEARS</p>
<p>DO YOU UNDERSTAND HOW HARD IT IS TO ?????</p>
<p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="172" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/edaa769b5158809bc5d44b87f6d4f615/tumblr_n5wrpmsD1a1rm9tbxo1_500.png"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/b96fb7b7aed721d5e1acf7a81d33a54c/tumblr_inline_p7vnd5RkLV1ti6hkl_540.png" class="toggle_inline_image inline_image constrained_image" data-orig-height="172" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/edaa769b5158809bc5d44b87f6d4f615/tumblr_n5wrpmsD1a1rm9tbxo1_500.png"/></figure></p>
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<p>That last fatal scream tho</p>
</blockquote>
<p>THE TERROR IN HIS SCREAM OH GOSH</p>
</blockquote>
<p><figure class="tmblr-full" data-orig-height="281" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/55243276b55a12a1e3928eca014b745e/tumblr_inline_nnqopkT4n31rra0n4_500.gif"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/55243276b55a12a1e3928eca014b745e/tumblr_inline_p7vnd5wkeL1ti6hkl_540.gif" class="" data-orig-height="281" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/55243276b55a12a1e3928eca014b745e/tumblr_inline_nnqopkT4n31rra0n4_500.gif"/></figure></p>
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<p>i’m crying</p>
</blockquote>
<p>WAAA-</p>
</blockquote>
<p>I will always reblog this on the off chance some other poor soul has been searching for it</p>
</blockquote>
<p><b><i>IT’S BACK</i></b></p>
</blockquote>
<p>HOYL SHIT ITS B A CK</p>
</blockquote>

<p>IT’S BACK?? ON MY DASH?</p>
</blockquote><p>RIP</p>

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Animals, Bodies , and Food: White people killed an entire ethnicity of Blacks & made a cartoon about it for all to laugh at. #whatTheyDontTeach Us The last of the Tasmanians, William Lanr died in 1869. With his death, the Tasma became extinct due to genocide. <p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/173208246746/penfairy-tranny-levi-thatjedirey" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p> <blockquote><p><a href="http://penfairy.tumblr.com/post/172925169819/tranny-levi-thatjedirey-dear-tumb1r" class="tumblr_blog">penfairy</a>:</p><blockquote> <p><a href="https://tranny-levi.tumblr.com/post/171891729444/thatjedirey-dear-tumb1r-marauders4evr" class="tumblr_blog">tranny-levi</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a href="https://thatjedirey.tumblr.com/post/171824649753/dear-tumb1r-marauders4evr" class="tumblr_blog">thatjedirey</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://dear-tumb1r.tumblr.com/post/129217385977">dear-tumb1r</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://marauders4evr.tumblr.com/post/129173913032">marauders4evr</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://prettyboyshyflizzy.tumblr.com/post/129146094919">prettyboyshyflizzy</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://jjsinterlude.tumblr.com/post/129143136115">jjsinterlude</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://norest4thaweary.tumblr.com/post/129129906330">norest4thaweary</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://eternalfratboy.tumblr.com/post/129127360590">eternalfratboy</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://bobbsayshi.tumblr.com/post/129108561665">bobbsayshi</a>:</p> <blockquote> <p>I looked it up just to be sure and this shit is Fr y'all The Tasmanian people had a dialect and way of life that was different from other Aborigines. The British killed the men and women of the tribes and took away their food supply when they first arrived. Later they tried to “civilize” the Tasmanians and subject them to foreign diseases to kill off the last of them. The last full-blood Tasmanian woman was said to have lived until the year1888.</p> </blockquote> <p>Wow!</p> </blockquote> <p>at this point, what <i>isnt </i>racist in this country??!!</p> </blockquote> <p>WHAT THE FUCK</p> </blockquote> <p>Wow 😳😥</p> </blockquote> <p><figure data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="280" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/6e5c4b741b4a495ccab3c70c04801fd9/tumblr_inline_nuqohbARmv1r91wdr_500.gif" alt="image" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="280"/></figure></p> <p><b>As a History Concentration with a rather unsettling love for Looney Tunes and other classic cartoons, I never thought that I’d see the day where my two completely unrelated passions merged up so wonderfully.</b></p> <p><b>And yet, here we are.</b></p> <p><b>So let’s talk about Tasmania, shall we?</b></p> <p><b>Actually, pretty much everything that the OP said about Tasmania is correct.</b></p> <p><b>By the way, her name was Truganini (Nickname: Lallah Rookh.<i>)</i> If you’re going to use her legacy to try to criticize an old cartoon character you should at least give her the common courtesy of a name.</b></p> <p><b>Now then, let’s talk about Looney Tunes.</b></p> <p><b>Or more specifically, let us talk about the Tasmanian Devil.</b></p> <p><b>Taz for short.</b></p> <p><b>Great character.</b></p> <p><b>Fun, energetic, hungry, and <i>not a racist portrayal in any way, shape, or form.</i></b></p> <p><b>The statement that Taz is a racist portrayal of the Tasmanian people is <i>completely and one hundred percent wrong.</i></b></p> <p><b>Now I know what you’re thinking…</b></p> <p><b>“Alright marauders4evr, what <i>is </i>the Tasmanian Devil based off of?”<br/></b></p> <p><b>Well, Im glad that you asked.</b></p> <p><b>Gather ‘round and listen closely now because this is going to be one of the greatest revelations that you will ever hear in your mortal lives.</b></p> <p><b>The Tasmanian Devil…</b></p> <p><b>…is based off of the Tasmanian Devil!</b></p> <p><b>Yeah!</b></p> <p><b>It’s a real animal!</b></p> <figure data-orig-width="250" data-orig-height="163"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/09f7806bd3aeae2a8a28051cef0b1a0d/tumblr_inline_nuqoutIf6p1r91wdr_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="250" data-orig-height="163"/></figure><p><b>An energetic animal who eats everything in its sight.<br/></b></p> <p><b>And Robert McKimson based a character off of it.</b></p> <p><b>Speaking of one of the great men behind Looney Tunes…</b></p> <p><b>Let’s talk about Mel Blanc!</b></p> <p><b>I love him!</b></p> <p><b>I wish that I could have met him!</b></p> <p><b>He’s one of my late heroes.</b></p> <p><b>Phenomenal voice actor.</b></p> <p><b>The best that has ever existed.</b></p> <p><b>The Man of 1000 Voices he’s called.</b></p> <p><b>(And that’s an underestimate!)</b></p> <p><b>The point is that he took a lot of pride in his work.</b></p> <p><b>So what did he base Taz’s dialect off of?</b></p> <p><b>I can tell you right now that it wasn’t the Tasmanian people.</b></p> <p><b>Mel Blanc based the sound of the Tasmanian Devil…</b></p> <p><b>…off of the Tasmanian Devil!</b></p> <p><b>Here’s a clip of Taz’s dialect:</b></p> <figure class="tmblr-embed tmblr-full" data-provider="youtube" data-orig-width="459" data-orig-height="344" data-url="https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DEd0Hg7stjHE"><iframe width="540" height="405" id="youtube_iframe" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ed0Hg7stjHE?feature=oembed&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&amp;wmode=opaque" frameborder="0"></iframe></figure><p><b>And here’s a clip of the Tasmanian Devil’s scream:</b></p> <figure class="tmblr-embed tmblr-full" data-provider="youtube" data-orig-width="459" data-orig-height="344" data-url="https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DE3RjAh8PRTQ"><iframe width="540" height="405" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/E3RjAh8PRTQ?feature=oembed&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&amp;wmode=opaque" frameborder="0"></iframe></figure><p><b>(Chilling, ain’t it?)</b></p> <p><b>(On a side note, I just love to imagine Mel in the recording booth, screaming and growling before calmly doing Bugs’ voice!)</b></p> <p><b>In conclusion…</b></p> <p><b>What happened to the Tasmanian people truly is saddening and I wish that it hadn’t happened.</b></p> <p><b>THE TASMANIAN DEVIL (TAZ) IS NOT A RACIST PORTRAYAL IN ANY WAY, SHAPE, OR FORM</b></p> <p><b>THE TASMANIAN DEVIL IS A REAL ANIMAL!</b></p> <p><b>MEL BLANC WAS AWESOME AND DESERVES YOUR UTMOST RESPECT!</b></p> <p><i><b>T-T-T-T-T-T-THAT’S ALL FOLKS!</b></i></p> </blockquote> <p>Fabulous</p> </blockquote> <p>There’s enough actual, legitimate racism in this world. Speak out against that instead of making shit up. </p> </blockquote> <p>I thought it was common knowledge that all the animals in Looney Tunes were based on actual animals, and aren’t meant to represent people.</p> </blockquote> <p>And by the way, Tasmanian Aboriginals are still around. Truganini was the last full-blooded Palawa, but that doesn’t mean they are “extinct” as those reductive infographics would have you believe. Doesn’t matter how much milk you put in a cup of coffee, it’s still a cup of coffee, and just because Tasmanian aboriginals today are mixed race doesn’t mean they’re not still aboriginal with a living culture and a strong connection to their ancestors and their history. </p> <p>On Bruny Island, Truganini’s birthplace, which the Nuenone people called Lunnawanna-Alonnah, there is a thriving cultural centre called Weetapoona. The government restored land to Tasmanian aboriginals a few years back. There they are doing some fantastic work to revive their customs, work with archaeologists, as well as achieve reconciliation. </p> <p>Colonists certainly committed incomprehensible atrocities. Kidnapping, rape, murder, massacre, theft of land, even theft of aboriginal bodies. Not content with taking their lives and exiling them from country, they took bodies as trophies and sent them across the sea, away from land and ancestors. As a way of excusing their atrocities, perhaps, colonisers spread the idea that Tasmanians were the most backward and least evolved of all human beings, making them valuable “specimens.” It was Truganini’s greatest fear that she would be made a souvenir after she died, and unfortunately her fears came true. It took many, many decades before her body was returned to country. I could go on and on, but my point is that it is so important that we don’t spread this idea of extinction and acknowledge them instead as a living culture who must be allowed to define themselves, their past and their future. Spreading nonsense and reductive half-truths like the one above only makes it worse. </p> </blockquote> <p>OP is either an idiot who can’t do research or a liar.</p></blockquote>
Animals, Bodies , and Food: White people killed an entire ethnicity of Blacks &
 made a cartoon about it for all to laugh at.
 #whatTheyDontTeach Us
 The last of the Tasmanians, William Lanr
 died in 1869. With his death, the Tasma
 became extinct due to genocide.
<p><a href="http://siryouarebeingmocked.tumblr.com/post/173208246746/penfairy-tranny-levi-thatjedirey" class="tumblr_blog">siryouarebeingmocked</a>:</p>

<blockquote><p><a href="http://penfairy.tumblr.com/post/172925169819/tranny-levi-thatjedirey-dear-tumb1r" class="tumblr_blog">penfairy</a>:</p><blockquote>
<p><a href="https://tranny-levi.tumblr.com/post/171891729444/thatjedirey-dear-tumb1r-marauders4evr" class="tumblr_blog">tranny-levi</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://marauders4evr.tumblr.com/post/129173913032">marauders4evr</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://prettyboyshyflizzy.tumblr.com/post/129146094919">prettyboyshyflizzy</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://jjsinterlude.tumblr.com/post/129143136115">jjsinterlude</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://norest4thaweary.tumblr.com/post/129129906330">norest4thaweary</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://eternalfratboy.tumblr.com/post/129127360590">eternalfratboy</a>:</p>
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<p><a class="tumblr_blog" href="http://bobbsayshi.tumblr.com/post/129108561665">bobbsayshi</a>:</p>
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<p>I looked it up just to be sure and this shit is Fr y'all
The Tasmanian people had a dialect and way of life that was different from other Aborigines. The British killed the men and women of the tribes and took away their food supply when they first arrived. Later they tried to “civilize” the Tasmanians and subject them to foreign diseases to kill off the last of them. The last full-blood Tasmanian woman was said to have lived until the year1888.</p>
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<p>Wow!</p>
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<p>at this point, what <i>isnt </i>racist in this country??!!</p>
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<p>WHAT THE FUCK</p>
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<p>Wow 😳😥</p>
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<p><figure data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="280" class="tmblr-full"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/6e5c4b741b4a495ccab3c70c04801fd9/tumblr_inline_nuqohbARmv1r91wdr_500.gif" alt="image" data-orig-width="500" data-orig-height="280"/></figure></p>
<p><b>As a History Concentration with a rather unsettling love for Looney Tunes and other classic cartoons, I never thought that I’d see the day where my two completely unrelated passions merged up so wonderfully.</b></p>
<p><b>And yet, here we are.</b></p>
<p><b>So let’s talk about Tasmania, shall we?</b></p>
<p><b>Actually, pretty much everything that the OP said about Tasmania is correct.</b></p>
<p><b>By the way, her name was Truganini (Nickname: 

Lallah Rookh.<i>)</i> If you’re going to use her legacy to try to criticize an old cartoon character you should at least give her the common courtesy of a name.</b></p>
<p><b>Now then, let’s talk about Looney Tunes.</b></p>
<p><b>Or more specifically, let us talk about the Tasmanian Devil.</b></p>
<p><b>Taz for short.</b></p>
<p><b>Great character.</b></p>
<p><b>Fun, energetic, hungry, and <i>not a racist portrayal in any way, shape, or form.</i></b></p>
<p><b>The statement that Taz is a racist portrayal of the Tasmanian people is <i>completely and one hundred percent wrong.</i></b></p>
<p><b>Now I know what you’re thinking…</b></p>
<p><b>“Alright marauders4evr, what <i>is </i>the Tasmanian Devil based off of?”<br/></b></p>
<p><b>Well, Im glad that you asked.</b></p>
<p><b>Gather ‘round and listen closely now because this is going to be one of the greatest revelations that you will ever hear in your mortal lives.</b></p>
<p><b>The Tasmanian Devil…</b></p>
<p><b>…is based off of the Tasmanian Devil!</b></p>
<p><b>Yeah!</b></p>
<p><b>It’s a real animal!</b></p>
<figure data-orig-width="250" data-orig-height="163"><img src="https://78.media.tumblr.com/09f7806bd3aeae2a8a28051cef0b1a0d/tumblr_inline_nuqoutIf6p1r91wdr_540.jpg" alt="image" data-orig-width="250" data-orig-height="163"/></figure><p><b>An energetic animal who eats everything in its sight.<br/></b></p>
<p><b>And Robert McKimson based a character off of it.</b></p>
<p><b>Speaking of one of the great men behind Looney Tunes…</b></p>
<p><b>Let’s talk about Mel Blanc!</b></p>
<p><b>I love him!</b></p>
<p><b>I wish that I could have met him!</b></p>
<p><b>He’s one of my late heroes.</b></p>
<p><b>Phenomenal voice actor.</b></p>
<p><b>The best that has ever existed.</b></p>
<p><b>The Man of 1000 Voices he’s called.</b></p>
<p><b>(And that’s an underestimate!)</b></p>
<p><b>The point is that he took a lot of pride in his work.</b></p>
<p><b>So what did he base Taz’s dialect off of?</b></p>
<p><b>I can tell you right now that it wasn’t the Tasmanian people.</b></p>
<p><b>Mel Blanc based the sound of the Tasmanian Devil…</b></p>
<p><b>…off of the Tasmanian Devil!</b></p>
<p><b>Here’s a clip of Taz’s dialect:</b></p>
<figure class="tmblr-embed tmblr-full" data-provider="youtube" data-orig-width="459" data-orig-height="344" data-url="https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DEd0Hg7stjHE"><iframe width="540" height="405" id="youtube_iframe" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/Ed0Hg7stjHE?feature=oembed&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&amp;wmode=opaque" frameborder="0"></iframe></figure><p><b>And here’s a clip of the Tasmanian Devil’s scream:</b></p>
<figure class="tmblr-embed tmblr-full" data-provider="youtube" data-orig-width="459" data-orig-height="344" data-url="https%3A%2F%2Fwww.youtube.com%2Fwatch%3Fv%3DE3RjAh8PRTQ"><iframe width="540" height="405" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/E3RjAh8PRTQ?feature=oembed&amp;enablejsapi=1&amp;origin=https://safe.txmblr.com&amp;wmode=opaque" frameborder="0"></iframe></figure><p><b>(Chilling, ain’t it?)</b></p>
<p><b>(On a side note, I just love to imagine Mel in the recording booth, screaming and growling before calmly doing Bugs’ voice!)</b></p>
<p><b>In conclusion…</b></p>
<p><b>What happened to the Tasmanian people truly is saddening and I wish that it hadn’t happened.</b></p>
<p><b>THE TASMANIAN DEVIL (TAZ) IS NOT A RACIST PORTRAYAL IN ANY WAY, SHAPE, OR FORM</b></p>
<p><b>THE TASMANIAN DEVIL IS A REAL ANIMAL!</b></p>
<p><b>MEL BLANC WAS AWESOME AND DESERVES YOUR UTMOST RESPECT!</b></p>
<p><i><b>T-T-T-T-T-T-THAT’S ALL FOLKS!</b></i></p>
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<p>Fabulous</p>
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<p>There’s enough actual, legitimate racism in this world. Speak out against that instead of making shit up. </p>
</blockquote>

<p>I thought it was common knowledge that all the animals in Looney Tunes were based on actual animals, and aren’t meant to represent people.</p>
</blockquote>

<p>And by the way, Tasmanian Aboriginals are still around. Truganini was the last full-blooded Palawa, but that doesn’t mean they are “extinct” as those reductive infographics would have you believe. Doesn’t matter how much milk you put in a cup of coffee, it’s still a cup of coffee, and just because Tasmanian aboriginals today are mixed race doesn’t mean they’re not still aboriginal with a living culture and a strong connection to their ancestors and their history. </p>
<p>On Bruny Island, Truganini’s birthplace, which the Nuenone people called Lunnawanna-Alonnah, there is a thriving cultural centre called Weetapoona. The government restored land to Tasmanian aboriginals a few years back. There they are doing some fantastic work to revive their customs, work with archaeologists, as well as achieve reconciliation. </p>
<p>Colonists certainly committed incomprehensible atrocities. Kidnapping, rape, murder, massacre, theft of land, even theft of aboriginal bodies. Not content with taking their lives and exiling them from country, they took bodies as trophies and sent them across the sea, away from land and ancestors. As a way of excusing their atrocities, perhaps, colonisers spread the idea that Tasmanians were the most backward and least evolved of all human beings, making them valuable “specimens.” It was Truganini’s greatest fear that she would be made a souvenir after she died, and unfortunately her fears came true. It took many, many decades before her body was returned to country. I could go on and on, but my point is that it is so important that we don’t spread this idea of extinction and acknowledge them instead as a living culture who must be allowed to define themselves, their past and their future. Spreading nonsense and reductive half-truths like the one above only makes it worse. </p>
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<p>OP is either an idiot who can’t do research or a liar.</p></blockquote>

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