Inappropriate laughter in the archives, &ca.

kalikardashian:

thelilnan:

OH FOR FUCK’S SAKE

OKAY

AJAX SOAP

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THEIR SLOGAN IS “STRONGER THAN GREASE”

AND I WAS LIKE OKAY YEAH MAKES SENSE FOR A DISH SOAP- WAIT

AJAX WAS A GREEK SOLDIER RENOWNED FOR HIS STRENGTH

AJAX IS STRONGER THAN ALL OF GREECE

someone who worked at ajax has literally waited 66 years for you to get this

There is neither a proportional relationship, nor an inverse one, between a writer’s estimation of work in progress and its actual quality. The feeling that the work is magnificent, and the feeling that it is abominable, are both mosquitoes to be repelled, ignored, or killed, but not indulged.
Annie Dillard (via clippings)

millahtime86:

why do the Lannisters have such big beds?

because they push two twins together to make a king.

berry-nerdy:

i wrote this the other week when i was kind of stressed out - I don’t like it too much, but I figured it was better to finish it then leave it half-inked in a pile somewhere!

Writing

succubot9000:

bellamyyoung:

meanwhile i’m asking the real fuckin questions

the memory modification shit has fucked me up for so fucking long

pluckyredhead:

shananaomi:

otfilms:

Singin’ in the Rain (1952)

these men are such fundamentally different dancers but especially at slow GIF speed it’s clear how perfectly precise they were as a duo.

Donald O’Conner was actually nervous about this because he considered himself more of a hoofer than a dancer, and if you watch this number you can see he uses his upper body less than Gene Kelly. Also, they were both really worried that the other would turn the opposite direction from them, but as you can see, unlike Zoolander, they both turn left. :D

dino attack

todaysdocument:

It Gets Better

Listen to some of our colleagues, co-workers & friends share their experiences for the It Gets Better Project.

aotus:

The National Archives is proud to join other federal agencies in support of the “It Gets Better Project.” Our participation in this project represents an opportunity for federal agencies and employees to openly talk about issues, share messages and stories of hope, and provide resources for support.

Thanks to all the NARA staff across the country who shared their stories and supported this project. And remember, it truly does get better.

Read the full post on the AOTUS blog.

clippings:

Useful advice from Cornell historian Ed Baptist about how to read and understand the WPA Slave Narratives: