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randyhaddock:

"Anacaona" is one of my favorite Cheo Feliciano songs. It was written by the great Tite Curet Alonso, one of the greatest Puerto Rican composers of all time. The song tells the story of Anacaona, a Taíno cacica.

This clip is from the 1972 documentary Our Latin Thing, a film by Leon Gast which explores the Latin music explosion of the 70s centered in NYC. It features a mind-blowing performance by Feliciano and other members of the Fania All Stars at the Cheetah Club in New York City, as well as a behind-the-scenes look in the studio with Larry Harlow, Feliciano and others.

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"

What To Do When Your Boyfriend’s Asshole Best Friend Says, “Hey, Never Trust Anything That Bleeds For Seven Days And Doesn’t Die,
Right?”
OR The Only Poem I’ll Ever Write About Periods.

Don’t excuse him because he’s had
at least three lite beers
and is sweating through his black button down
that his mom or exgirlfriend
probably bought him.
Don’t excuse him because he’s been turned down
by the last six girls he went on dates with
after meeting them on tindr
with a picture that’s seven years old
Don’t excuse him because
he’s usually such a nice guy
because you don’t want to be a bitch
because you don’t want to cause a scene
because when you were seventeen
your sister told you
no one likes an angry feminist

Tell him,
Hey, Asshole:
Let me explain something to you.
Every goddamn motherfucking month since I was eleven,
a part of me
tore itself to shreds
ripped itself apart inside me
and then remade itself.

So yes, I bleed for seven days
and I don’t die
You know what else can do that?
Gods.
Immortal beings.
Things of legend.
Fuck, I can even
create life.

So I say, never trust anything that can’t
bleed for seven days and not die.
You know what that makes it?
Weak
Fallible
Mortal.
So let’s see, hon,
What you’re made of.
If you can bleed for seven days
and not die.

Rip out his jugular with your teeth.
And when he bleeds for seven seconds
and dies,
spit on his corpse and say,
I thought not.

"

Katherine Tucker (via alchemy)

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thisisnotlatino:

"Muchos años después, frente al pelotón de fusilamiento, el coronel Aureliano Buendía había de recordar aquella tarde remota en que su padre lo llevó a conocer el hielo. Macondo era entonces una aldea de veinte casas de barro y cañabrava construidas a la orilla de un río de aguas diáfanas que se…

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lodubimvloyaar:

vvlvo:

jesuotaku:

rivirambles:

amischiefofmice:

PRAISE BE

Wendy’s is doing the same thing.
Will wonders never cease.

Reblogging this because it keeps showing up on my dash and I keep not-quite raining on the parade, but it seems like everyone thinks this means something different than it does, so I guess I’ll rain on it a little bit.I’m afraid this motion has nothing to do with conquering the gender binary or whatever Tumblr is really happy about to be reblogging it so heavily. It’s not about making little children feel like they can get whichever toy they prefer. It’d be nice if it was, but I’d be shocked if that was the case.No, the girl toy here is a My Little Pony. Which means that the *real* reason for this notice is that a bunch of bronies, as there are bajillions of photos and videos of them doing, are coming into fast food restaurants and buying several happy meals. They threw pissy fits when asked if they wanted the “boy or girl” toy, insisting that My Little Pony isn’t for girls or whatever, again, only saying this because of overwhelming evidence that bronies do this shit. Management eventually has enough of it, asks employees to just ask if people want Skylanders or My Little Pony so they won’t have any more disgusted bronies getting mad that their precious fandom is targeted at crappy dumb little girls.
So the short version is: this little paper unfortunately means the exact opposite of what you think it means, socially speaking. It was put up because grown-ass men get all pissy when it’s suggested that they like a thing for girls.
Proof: http://www.equestriadaily.com/2014/04/editorial-how-to-buy-mcdonalds-ponies.html <— this was posted on the net’s biggest brony hive on April 10, 2014. So yeah, this is sadly not about anything else but how awful bronies are, sorry.

you raised my hopes and shattered them quite expertly, sir

Well, if this policy keeps fast-food workers from being wailed on by grown men, it’s also worth something.

lodubimvloyaar:

vvlvo:

jesuotaku:

rivirambles:

amischiefofmice:

PRAISE BE

Wendy’s is doing the same thing.

Will wonders never cease.

Reblogging this because it keeps showing up on my dash and I keep not-quite raining on the parade, but it seems like everyone thinks this means something different than it does, so I guess I’ll rain on it a little bit.

I’m afraid this motion has nothing to do with conquering the gender binary or whatever Tumblr is really happy about to be reblogging it so heavily. It’s not about making little children feel like they can get whichever toy they prefer. It’d be nice if it was, but I’d be shocked if that was the case.

No, the girl toy here is a My Little Pony. Which means that the *real* reason for this notice is that a bunch of bronies, as there are bajillions of photos and videos of them doing, are coming into fast food restaurants and buying several happy meals. They threw pissy fits when asked if they wanted the “boy or girl” toy, insisting that My Little Pony isn’t for girls or whatever, again, only saying this because of overwhelming evidence that bronies do this shit. Management eventually has enough of it, asks employees to just ask if people want Skylanders or My Little Pony so they won’t have any more disgusted bronies getting mad that their precious fandom is targeted at crappy dumb little girls.

So the short version is: this little paper unfortunately means the exact opposite of what you think it means, socially speaking. It was put up because grown-ass men get all pissy when it’s suggested that they like a thing for girls.

Proof: http://www.equestriadaily.com/2014/04/editorial-how-to-buy-mcdonalds-ponies.html <— this was posted on the net’s biggest brony hive on April 10, 2014. So yeah, this is sadly not about anything else but how awful bronies are, sorry.

you raised my hopes and shattered them quite expertly, sir

Well, if this policy keeps fast-food workers from being wailed on by grown men, it’s also worth something.

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"

My brother killed himself
on the twenty-eighth Thursday of last year
and I missed four days of work
and my mom wanted to know ‘Why’.
My brother
he was always a fan of beauty
but what he did
was not beautiful at all.

And last week I got the news
that one of my good friends from high school
had overdosed
(again)
except this time
she’d gone too far
and now she was gone.
And I had a hard time falling asleep at night
and her mother
hugged me tight
and thanked me for coming to the service
but I did not
want to be there at all.
This is not
beautiful.

The girl down the street
would’ve turned 21 last year
and I can scarcely imagine
the wild times she would’ve
(should’ve)
had.
But she is buried six feet deep
after falling nearly 300
and she did not leave a note.
This is not
beautiful.

My freshman year of college
and my roommate was beautiful
and how I wanted to be just like her.
But she wore herself down
till she was
almost invisible
and if you blinked
you had to go and find her all over again.
So now her parents are no longer supporting her college tuition
but are paying her hospital bills
watching their daughter crumble.
This is not
beautiful.

So y’all can take your narcissistic
romanticizing
and glamorizing
of self harm and eating disorders and committing suicide
and shove them as far up your ass
as you possibly can.
Starvation is not beautiful.
Killing yourself is not beautiful.
Sadness
is not beautiful.
This note I am writing
is not beautiful.

But you
you are beautiful
and it’s about damn time you start believing it.

"

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ashkenazi-autie:

thetransintransgenic:

ashkenazi-autie:

carry-on-my-wayward-butt:

holding-the-rope:

shadowpassion:

restlesslyaspiring:

pearlsandink:

Men’s Rights Activists.

OH MY GOD THIS IS A PERFECT REPRESENTATION

I will never stop my assault on tumblr and feminism

You will never silence the voice of men, never.

You can not gain equality unless you give it.

Ps? Getting kicked in the testicles is scientifically more painful than giving birth. So you can fuck yourselves.

I will never give up until every tumblr feminist is gone, withering away in the dirt. The egalitarian master race sends their regards.

Feminism is outdated.

Guys look fresh men tears

"scientifically more painful" when science can lay down a universal standard of pain tolerance i’ll delete my blog and join mma fighting lmfao

EGALITARIAN MASTER RACE OMFG I AM DYING
"getting kicked in the testicles is more painful" Well we can DIE of childbirth, so….

"You will never silence the voice of men, never."
They’ve always been the ones speaking you can afford to quiet down a little bit honey.

Hey shadowpassion: Don’t appeal to science unless you have some freaking science to appeal to.

As it happens, scientists have created a quantified scale for measuring pain in the 40s-50s. It has a specific “this is the difference between one number and the next”, so it’s not 10 but 11 that’s generally the most an untrained human can physically bear — 12 if you’re a bit above average.

And, as it also happens, somebody thought to do a study (more informal article) on childbirth. On average, the pain of childbirth topped at 10.5. You might recognize that number as HALF A POINT below your brain SHUTTING DOWN because of the pain. ON AVERAGE.

So unless your claiming that whenever you get kicked in the balls, you literally pass out — and I do mean pass out, as throwing up is way down at 7-9 — then no.

This has been brought to you by the number “science” and the letters “F” and “U”.

^^^

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"I don’t actually consider jewish people human. I think of them more as banking trolls in need of a second genocide."

Sophomore Finance Major (via jewishproblems)

Wowwww

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"It’s remarkable how outsiders have treated [twerk]—seeing a four-year-old twerking is not an uncommon thing in New Orleans. These kids grow up in a community where there’s no innuendo; it’s acrobatics, it’s expression, it’s part of music culture. People see a female ass move and think it’s only good for one thing: provoking or providing sex. The controversy speaks to the level of sexual maturity in pop; that they don’t see the world, or movement, as a complex tapestry."

Bounce queen Big Freedia's long-time DJ Rusty Lazer on the rise of twerking in Puja Patel's "Bouncing Back", a piece about bounce culture and the first all-female brass band to win New Orleans’ Street Kings competition.  (via afrometaphysics)

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davaistoi:

tbh they should move Round Lake to Germany

it might be cheaper

It took me a minute to get this! Lololol

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pinstripesuit:

stars-collected:

kaible:

feitclub:

"Hey, how do you spell Massachusetts?"
"How should I know? Just grab a handful of Scrabble tiles and let fate decide."

this is like a beautiful unicorn of mispellings

bluestalking-fox and thewolfyears need this

goddammit


Close enough.

pinstripesuit:

stars-collected:

kaible:

feitclub:

"Hey, how do you spell Massachusetts?"

"How should I know? Just grab a handful of Scrabble tiles and let fate decide."

this is like a beautiful unicorn of mispellings

bluestalking-fox and thewolfyears need this

goddammit

Close enough.

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judgemccoy:

thegreatnarwhalsmuffin:

negritojosh:

yes bitch give me face withcho sexy ass 

She looks like Cleopatra or something brought into the future. Powerful stare like, “All the Ceasar’s be fallin’ for me.”

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nudityandnerdery:

dietcokereba:

queenspritzee:

puke-ahontas:

edgebug:

sincerely, a person who has been on prozac for 9 years

this is in response to some shitty stuff i’ve seen on my dash recently. it’s super simplified, so if you’d like to know some more indepth stuff on how exactly it works, google it—OR BETTER YET actually talk to a mental health doctor psychiatrist person wow

Prozac has literally stopped me killing myself. I would be dead if it weren’t for antidepressants. If you spread misinformation I’ll come to your house and smack u into orbit.

I’ll join you and steamroll people

As someone who takes the highest dosage of zoloft (setraline) possible for my body in order to function as a “normal” human being, allow me to assure you that if I ever hear you talking shit about needing to take meds, I will pull your head out of your arse and smack it into the nearest wall.

This is good, the one thing I’ll point out is that sometimes antidepressants will make you numb- it’s happened to me and my sister- but that’s a sign you’re on the wrong one. So if it happens, go back to your doctor and say you want to try a new one.

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superblys:

maythefoxbewithyou:

He took a drink of my lemonade and then got mad because it was sour. Took it out on me!

your dog turned into a seal

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