'I wouldn't say I have experience, but I've tried enough to say I haven't failed'

 

princess-freckles-the-hunter:

offbeatorbit:


fujiidom:


#i’m a little bitter that tom will most likely never win anything for this role other than some stupid best villain mtv award even though he is probably the best character adaption of the entire film series HIS DRACO IS ABSOLUTELY PERFECT OKAY


#he made the character more than it was tbh #i love book draco but you don’t get to SEE his struggle so much as infer it based on harry’s rather limited POV and in the movies you get tom felton being amazing and deep and showing the downward spiral of someone who made himself incredibly vulnerable at his first meeting harry because he’s sure that all the hype his parents have been doing towards his family and his winning personality are going to garner him all the cool friends but then the years go on and everyone but slytherin hates him and then everyone but his small group of friends hates him and then he’s not even at school at all and he thinks his parents resent him for not succeeding in killing dumbledore and not helping their family get out under voldemort’s control even though those are both impossible requests for someone who is still underage you can see him try and make a decision of what’s right and what’s easy and once he starts thinking for himself you can see him leaning towards the former because none of this is what he signed up for because from the moment his school career began he’s been failing to live up to the expectations he’s set for himself so he rejects everyone around him as lesser and latches onto the one thing that his parents taught him that comes in handy and condescends to anyone who’ll listen and by the end you can see it eat away at him to the point where he’s all but begging harry to save him from dying because he’s once again failed supremely but this time he’s hit the actual rock bottom and his throat is raw from his constant need to resist swallowing his pride and all he wants is a fresh gasp of air and when his parents get him back he flees without looking back because as much as they’ve been worn out by the war draco’s been worn out by so much more in addition to that #and this all happens int he background with no more than a page of dialogue in each movie whereas the main characters have massive arcs and long lingering moments where you see them break down and build themselves back up and tom felton does it all with such cohesion and quiet brilliance that you look back and deem him a main character when he’s really been lost among the massive cast only getting a few words in edgewise and sometimes i wonder if he maybe relates to draco on a level that makes everything that much more rich and nuanced#harry potter #word vomit #spoilers #malfoys appreciation blog ‘∞


#Okay Draco Malfoy is my favorite character in this entire series and anyone who still dismisses his character as shallow or as the stereotypical antagonist is fucking wrong okay? Draco Malfoy wasn’t the one who made all of the wrong choices or bad decisions. Draco Malfoy wasn’t given any damn choices to make. He had to go through his later years at Hogwarts after becoming a Death Eater knowing that if he accidentally slipped up or accidentally did something that the Death Eaters wouldn’t look kindly upon he likely would have been handed over to Voldemort and been either tortured or killed. #And that’s not the only thing either once his father escaped Azkaban and went back to the Death Eaters ranks he wasn’t looked at the same and was obviously thought of as a fool and wasn’t given any of the responsibilities or duties amongst the Death Eaters that he had at one point poor Draco took that burden upon himself even blaming himself for his fathers failure and took it upon himself to try to restore his family’s name he has the Dark Lord operating out of his house  for god’s sake and countless Death Eaters including his merciless  aunt breathing down his neck every minute just waiting for him to fail and waiting to rip him apart when he does #we start to see his composure slip over the last three movies struggling to keep that stony face of ‘I don’t care’ and ‘I won’t let this affect me’ and when we finally see him lose that composure for the first time it’s in front of the person who he least wants to see it it’s in front of the exact person that he has struggled to keep that air of perfection around for so long and when Harry is brought in to his home and Draco is asked to identify him he can’t do it out of fear that Harry has already seen him and his weakness #Draco probably knows that Bellatrix won’t even hesitate to kill him if he were to keep Harry’s identity a secret and he doesn’t care he’s finally decided that despite his family’s name and what he has been told to do all of his life he wants to fight for what is good and not what is easy #Just god bless Draco Malfoy and Tom Felton okay? #rant over 

princess-freckles-the-hunter:

offbeatorbit:

fujiidom:

#he made the character more than it was tbh #i love book draco but you don’t get to SEE his struggle so much as infer it based on harry’s rather limited POV and in the movies you get tom felton being amazing and deep and showing the downward spiral of someone who made himself incredibly vulnerable at his first meeting harry because he’s sure that all the hype his parents have been doing towards his family and his winning personality are going to garner him all the cool friends but then the years go on and everyone but slytherin hates him and then everyone but his small group of friends hates him and then he’s not even at school at all and he thinks his parents resent him for not succeeding in killing dumbledore and not helping their family get out under voldemort’s control even though those are both impossible requests for someone who is still underage you can see him try and make a decision of what’s right and what’s easy and once he starts thinking for himself you can see him leaning towards the former because none of this is what he signed up for because from the moment his school career began he’s been failing to live up to the expectations he’s set for himself so he rejects everyone around him as lesser and latches onto the one thing that his parents taught him that comes in handy and condescends to anyone who’ll listen and by the end you can see it eat away at him to the point where he’s all but begging harry to save him from dying because he’s once again failed supremely but this time he’s hit the actual rock bottom and his throat is raw from his constant need to resist swallowing his pride and all he wants is a fresh gasp of air and when his parents get him back he flees without looking back because as much as they’ve been worn out by the war draco’s been worn out by so much more in addition to that #and this all happens int he background with no more than a page of dialogue in each movie whereas the main characters have massive arcs and long lingering moments where you see them break down and build themselves back up and tom felton does it all with such cohesion and quiet brilliance that you look back and deem him a main character when he’s really been lost among the massive cast only getting a few words in edgewise and sometimes i wonder if he maybe relates to draco on a level that makes everything that much more rich and nuanced#harry potter #word vomit #spoilers #malfoys appreciation blog ‘∞

#Okay Draco Malfoy is my favorite character in this entire series and anyone who still dismisses his character as shallow or as the stereotypical antagonist is fucking wrong okay? Draco Malfoy wasn’t the one who made all of the wrong choices or bad decisions. Draco Malfoy wasn’t given any damn choices to make. He had to go through his later years at Hogwarts after becoming a Death Eater knowing that if he accidentally slipped up or accidentally did something that the Death Eaters wouldn’t look kindly upon he likely would have been handed over to Voldemort and been either tortured or killed. #And that’s not the only thing either once his father escaped Azkaban and went back to the Death Eaters ranks he wasn’t looked at the same and was obviously thought of as a fool and wasn’t given any of the responsibilities or duties amongst the Death Eaters that he had at one point poor Draco took that burden upon himself even blaming himself for his fathers failure and took it upon himself to try to restore his family’s name he has the Dark Lord operating out of his house  for god’s sake and countless Death Eaters including his merciless  aunt breathing down his neck every minute just waiting for him to fail and waiting to rip him apart when he does #we start to see his composure slip over the last three movies struggling to keep that stony face of ‘I don’t care’ and ‘I won’t let this affect me’ and when we finally see him lose that composure for the first time it’s in front of the person who he least wants to see it it’s in front of the exact person that he has struggled to keep that air of perfection around for so long and when Harry is brought in to his home and Draco is asked to identify him he can’t do it out of fear that Harry has already seen him and his weakness #Draco probably knows that Bellatrix won’t even hesitate to kill him if he were to keep Harry’s identity a secret and he doesn’t care he’s finally decided that despite his family’s name and what he has been told to do all of his life he wants to fight for what is good and not what is easy #Just god bless Draco Malfoy and Tom Felton okay? #rant over 

hermionejg:

Friends is not a perfect show but those moments when the women stood up for themselves were truly formative. For quite a long time in my young personal life I didn’t see many women standing up for themselves when men gave them shit. I only read about them, or saw them occasionally on television, and I am grateful to those fictional women for giving me a spine, a vocabulary with which to stand up for myself, and plenty of gumption.

(Source: dcrossgeller)

striderlicious-booty:

berndor:

yellowbrickrose:

reblog if u understand this inspirational message

beautiful

FUCK YOU MUSICAL PEOPLE AND YOUR SATANIC MUSICAL NOTES AND DEMONIC RITUALS YOU PREFORM OVER MUSIC I CANT READ MUSIC fCKIN NOTES

striderlicious-booty:

berndor:

yellowbrickrose:

reblog if u understand this inspirational message

beautiful

FUCK YOU MUSICAL PEOPLE AND YOUR SATANIC MUSICAL NOTES AND DEMONIC RITUALS YOU PREFORM OVER MUSIC I CANT READ MUSIC fCKIN NOTES

(Source: ehponine)

heroichemmo:

Alright who do I have to pay in order to get cuddles because I’m in such a cuddly mood but no one loves me enough to cuddle me.

jaclcfrost:

faygofuckyourself:

jaclcfrost:

if magic isn’t real then how do you explain

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It hardens because the chocolate cools on the cold ice cream. Put a bottle in the fridge and wait. It’ll be a hunk of chocolate

no i’m pretty sure it’s magic it even says “magic” on the bottle and it’s got a snazzy turtle in a hat a magician would wear with a magic wand

(Source: jaclcfrost)

pandaaamonium14:

How Do Court Reporters Keep Straight Faces?These are from a book called Disorder in the Courts and are things people actually said in court, word for word, taken down and published by court reporters that had the torment of staying calm while the exchanges were taking place.ATTORNEY: What was the first thing your husband said to you that morning?WITNESS: He said, ‘Where am I, Cathy?’ATTORNEY: And why did that upset you?WITNESS: My name is Susan!_______________________________ATTORNEY: What gear were you in at the moment of the impact?WITNESS: Gucci sweats and Reeboks.____________________________________________ATTORNEY: Are you sexually active?WITNESS: No, I just lie there.____________________________________________ATTORNEY: What is your date of birth?WITNESS: July 18th.ATTORNEY: What year?WITNESS: Every year._____________________________________ATTORNEY: How old is your son, the one living with you?WITNESS: Thirty-eight or thirty-five, I can’t remember which.ATTORNEY: How long has he lived with you?WITNESS: Forty-five years._________________________________ATTORNEY: This myasthenia gravis, does it affect your memory at all?WITNESS: Yes.ATTORNEY: And in what ways does it affect your memory?WITNESS: I forget..ATTORNEY: You forget? Can you give us an example of something you forgot?___________________________________________ATTORNEY: Now doctor, isn’t it true that when a person dies in his sleep, he doesn’t know about it until the next morning?WITNESS: Did you actually pass the bar exam?____________________________________ATTORNEY: The youngest son, the 20-year-old, how old is he?WITNESS: He’s 20, much like your IQ.___________________________________________ATTORNEY: Were you present when your picture was taken?WITNESS: Are you shitting me?_________________________________________ATTORNEY: So the date of conception (of the baby) was August 8th?WITNESS: Yes.ATTORNEY: And what were you doing at that time?WITNESS: Getting laid____________________________________________ATTORNEY: She had three children , right?WITNESS: Yes.ATTORNEY: How many were boys?WITNESS: None.ATTORNEY: Were there any girls?WITNESS: Your Honor, I think I need a different attorney. Can I get a new attorney?____________________________________________ATTORNEY: How was your first marriage terminated?WITNESS: By death..ATTORNEY: And by whose death was it terminated?WITNESS: Take a guess.___________________________________________ATTORNEY: Can you describe the individual?WITNESS: He was about medium height and had a beardATTORNEY: Was this a male or a female?WITNESS: Unless the Circus was in town I’m going with male._____________________________________ATTORNEY: Is your appearance here this morning pursuant to a deposition notice which I sent to your attorney?WITNESS: No, this is how I dress when I go to work.______________________________________ATTORNEY: Doctor , how many of your autopsies have you performed on dead people?WITNESS: All of them. The live ones put up too much of a fight._________________________________________ATTORNEY: ALL your responses MUST be oral, OK? What school did you go to?WITNESS: Oral…_________________________________________ATTORNEY: Do you recall the time that you examined the body?WITNESS: The autopsy started around 8:30 PMATTORNEY: And Mr. Denton was dead at the time?WITNESS: If not, he was by the time I finished.____________________________________________ATTORNEY: Are you qualified to give a urine sample?WITNESS: Are you qualified to ask that question?______________________________________And last:ATTORNEY: Doctor, before you performed the autopsy, did you check for a pulse?WITNESS: No.ATTORNEY: Did you check for blood pressure?WITNESS: No.ATTORNEY: Did you check for breathing?WITNESS: No..ATTORNEY: So, then it is possible that the patient was alive when you began the autopsy?WITNESS: No.ATTORNEY: How can you be so sure, Doctor?WITNESS: Because his brain was sitting on my desk in a jar.ATTORNEY: I see, but could the patient have still been alive, nevertheless?WITNESS: Yes, it is possible that he could have been alive and practicing law.

pandaaamonium14:

How Do Court Reporters Keep Straight Faces?

These are from a book called Disorder in the Courts and are things people actually said in court, word for word, taken down and published by court reporters that had the torment of staying calm while the exchanges were taking place.

ATTORNEY: What was the first thing your husband said to you that morning?
WITNESS: He said, ‘Where am I, Cathy?’
ATTORNEY: And why did that upset you?
WITNESS: My name is Susan!
_______________________________
ATTORNEY: What gear were you in at the moment of the impact?
WITNESS: Gucci sweats and Reeboks.
____________________________________________
ATTORNEY: Are you sexually active?
WITNESS: No, I just lie there.
____________________________________________
ATTORNEY: What is your date of birth?
WITNESS: July 18th.
ATTORNEY: What year?
WITNESS: Every year.
_____________________________________
ATTORNEY: How old is your son, the one living with you?
WITNESS: Thirty-eight or thirty-five, I can’t remember which.
ATTORNEY: How long has he lived with you?
WITNESS: Forty-five years.
_________________________________
ATTORNEY: This myasthenia gravis, does it affect your memory at all?
WITNESS: Yes.
ATTORNEY: And in what ways does it affect your memory?
WITNESS: I forget..
ATTORNEY: You forget? Can you give us an example of something you forgot?
___________________________________________
ATTORNEY: Now doctor, isn’t it true that when a person dies in his sleep, he doesn’t know about it until the next morning?
WITNESS: Did you actually pass the bar exam?
____________________________________

ATTORNEY: The youngest son, the 20-year-old, how old is he?
WITNESS: He’s 20, much like your IQ.
___________________________________________
ATTORNEY: Were you present when your picture was taken?
WITNESS: Are you shitting me?
_________________________________________
ATTORNEY: So the date of conception (of the baby) was August 8th?
WITNESS: Yes.
ATTORNEY: And what were you doing at that time?
WITNESS: Getting laid
____________________________________________

ATTORNEY: She had three children , right?
WITNESS: Yes.
ATTORNEY: How many were boys?
WITNESS: None.
ATTORNEY: Were there any girls?
WITNESS: Your Honor, I think I need a different attorney. Can I get a new attorney?
____________________________________________
ATTORNEY: How was your first marriage terminated?
WITNESS: By death..
ATTORNEY: And by whose death was it terminated?
WITNESS: Take a guess.
___________________________________________

ATTORNEY: Can you describe the individual?
WITNESS: He was about medium height and had a beard
ATTORNEY: Was this a male or a female?
WITNESS: Unless the Circus was in town I’m going with male.
_____________________________________
ATTORNEY: Is your appearance here this morning pursuant to a deposition notice which I sent to your attorney?
WITNESS: No, this is how I dress when I go to work.
______________________________________
ATTORNEY: Doctor , how many of your autopsies have you performed on dead people?
WITNESS: All of them. The live ones put up too much of a fight.
_________________________________________
ATTORNEY: ALL your responses MUST be oral, OK? What school did you go to?
WITNESS: Oral…
_________________________________________
ATTORNEY: Do you recall the time that you examined the body?
WITNESS: The autopsy started around 8:30 PM
ATTORNEY: And Mr. Denton was dead at the time?
WITNESS: If not, he was by the time I finished.
____________________________________________
ATTORNEY: Are you qualified to give a urine sample?
WITNESS: Are you qualified to ask that question?

______________________________________
And last:

ATTORNEY: Doctor, before you performed the autopsy, did you check for a pulse?
WITNESS: No.
ATTORNEY: Did you check for blood pressure?
WITNESS: No.
ATTORNEY: Did you check for breathing?
WITNESS: No..
ATTORNEY: So, then it is possible that the patient was alive when you began the autopsy?
WITNESS: No.
ATTORNEY: How can you be so sure, Doctor?
WITNESS: Because his brain was sitting on my desk in a jar.
ATTORNEY: I see, but could the patient have still been alive, nevertheless?
WITNESS: Yes, it is possible that he could have been alive and practicing law.