from beyond the cuckoo's nest.

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My name is Jon. It's short for Jonathan. I was born in early 1992 - you can work out my age. I've noticed a lot of people use this space to list the things they'll generally be blogging, but narrowing that down is difficult. Just... stuff, I guess. I really like Marvel Comics, equality, puns, food, and pedantry. Not necessarily in that order.

A little bit about myself: I live in South East England, I drink too much, and I spend most of my free moments wishing I was Spider-Man, but I also have a degree in English Literature & Drama so that should give you some clue as to my hobbies. Big comedy fan too. I'm a cynical optimist, I love meeting or talking to new people, and I think I have a strong sense of ethics but I can also be kind of a bastard.


meulin-weipon:

cityofbadass:

Do you ever wonder about how an author would describe you in a novel? Not only your appearance but the way you talk and laugh and hold yourself and all the expressions on your face?

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(Source: wingsofbadass, via cherishthelies)

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"I would like Martin Scorsese to be interested in a female character once in a while, but I don’t know if I’ll live that long."
Meryl Streep pulling weeds (via tarntino)

(via nofreddyisthebest)

— 11 hours ago with 13057 notes
"I spent like 10 years of my life pretending to fly around on a broomstick and you’re asking me if preparing for a love scene was ‘tricky’ because the other person also had a penis?"
Daniel Radcliffe (via hankgreensmoustache)

(via thepurdie)

— 12 hours ago with 35866 notes

monobeartheater:

the stars on the american flag are actually asterisks for all the restrictions on the freedom it boasts

(via feehlo)

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ursulatheseabitchh:

nappynomad:

angrybabysitter:

alienswithankhs:

omfg

Someone slap Beth

Punching a janitor again?

Again.

ursulatheseabitchh:

nappynomad:

angrybabysitter:

alienswithankhs:

omfg

Someone slap Beth

Punching a janitor again?

Again.

— 1 day ago with 115755 notes
philalexandros:

tranceofreading:

lianabrooks:

britegreenstar:

libraryadvocates:

lalie:

The fact that the ALA shared this link is so gloriously bitter and angry and I love it.

Is there a portmanteau for that? Angritter? Bangry? 

My library card already gets me multiple “real” books, e-books, audiobooks, magazines and movies per month. For free.

Kindle Unlimited offers nothing from big presses, and no guarantee the authors will get paid fairly for their work. Libraries buy the book up front for a higher price (and a better binding). Kindle Unlimited offers the authors a variable percentage of a as-yet-undetermined-and-unannounced amount of money. 
While Amazon touts Kindle Unlimited at “Netflix For Books!” the reality is Netflix signed contracts with everyone whose work they offer so that actors, screen writers, best boys, and the rest of those people get paid for the shows and movies you watch. Amazon does not.
That means your favorite author isn’t being compensated for their time or work. If you love a book series and want to see the next one get published: buy the book or hit the library. Starving authors quit writing because they like eating. 

I couldn’t hit the reblog button fast enough.

So much reblog.

philalexandros:

tranceofreading:

lianabrooks:

britegreenstar:

libraryadvocates:

lalie:

The fact that the ALA shared this link is so gloriously bitter and angry and I love it.

Is there a portmanteau for that? Angritter? Bangry? 

My library card already gets me multiple “real” books, e-books, audiobooks, magazines and movies per month. For free.

Kindle Unlimited offers nothing from big presses, and no guarantee the authors will get paid fairly for their work. Libraries buy the book up front for a higher price (and a better binding). Kindle Unlimited offers the authors a variable percentage of a as-yet-undetermined-and-unannounced amount of money. 

While Amazon touts Kindle Unlimited at “Netflix For Books!” the reality is Netflix signed contracts with everyone whose work they offer so that actors, screen writers, best boys, and the rest of those people get paid for the shows and movies you watch. Amazon does not.

That means your favorite author isn’t being compensated for their time or work. If you love a book series and want to see the next one get published: buy the book or hit the library. Starving authors quit writing because they like eating. 

I couldn’t hit the reblog button fast enough.

So much reblog.

(via nofreddyisthebest)

— 1 day ago with 14346 notes
only-semi-sarcastic:

kyrianne:

america-wakiewakie:

Putting money into the language of time worked… Yes, the working class is long overdue for a raise.

Holy shit, I never thought about it like that but that’s MESSED UP. 

only-semi-sarcastic:

kyrianne:

america-wakiewakie:

Putting money into the language of time worked… Yes, the working class is long overdue for a raise.

Holy shit, I never thought about it like that but that’s MESSED UP. 

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(via cherishthelies)

— 1 day ago with 112628 notes

seananmcguire:

emmafrosticle:

Ms Marvel #6

OH MY GOSH KAMALA <3

Temptation to write Scott and Emma’s romantic vacation in Paris, SO HIGH.

(Source: reyesrobbies, via fpunzi)

— 2 days ago with 13400 notes