Tolkien, The Hobbit, The Lord of the Rings, Star Trek (TOS/TNG/DS9/VOY/ENT), Sherlock, Pacific Rim, X-Men (Fox movieverse).
I need to finish what I was writing, but I don’t know if I can when I based so much of it on him and on us, and it’s one of the worst things, because my writing is supposed to belong to me only. He never even wanted it, but I forced it onto him as I’ve done with everything else in my life, and now I don’t know how to take it back.
― Karen Salmansohn (via psych-quotes)
'neither of us were the first' yes I can see how this can be read as 'neither of us were the first strictly platonic friends of the groom' when it's said BY THE BRIDE AT A WEDDING
I dialed the emergency number and went to the psychiatric hospital. I’ll be going home again soon. I feel very lonely.
Who the fuck named the Sahara Desert anyway
Sahara is just the Arabic word for “deserts”
You fucking named it the Desert Desert
way to fucking go
I’ll take “European Imperialists Who Never Bothered To Translate The Local Languages” for $200, Alex.
"Soviet" means "union"
The Union Union
We’re good at this.
The Los Angeles Angels? The The Angels Angels
there are Moon Moons all around
Don’t get me started on tautological placenames.
There’s this lake in Estonia named Võrtsjärv (literally Võrts-lake). Then Germans came, drew a map, wrote “Wõrtsjärwsee”. Then the Russians came, looked at the German map and translated it: “Ozero Võrtsjarvzee”. Lake-Võrts-lake-lake.
As a rule, I never assign English names to my Star Trek OCs.