mercedes jade


22 yr old smartass writer sometimes artist tryna finish school so i can make some moves. interests include art, music, prose, gender, culture, and nature. i support diversity, knowledge, and equality, not oppression. sometimes i think that i'm bigger than the sound.

don't tell me what to do.

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I tell my students, ‘When you get these jobs that you have been so brilliantly trained for, just remember that your real job is that if you are free, you need to free somebody else. If you have some power, then your job is to empower somebody else. This is not just a grab-bag candy game.

proud to be a motherfucking mexican

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broadcity:

Uhh ohhh, next stop on the procrastination station! We’re writing late night!

blackfashion:

Solange Knowles photographed by Seiji Fujimori for The Ground Magazine’s fourth issue styled by Nick Nelson.

Hair : Chuck Amos for Oribe at Jump management
Make-up : Munemi Imai at Magnet Agency
Set Design : Davis Davis

George R.R. Martin addresses the changes to the Ceresi/Jaime scene in Breaker of Chains  (via lumos5001)

In the novels, Jaime is not present at Joffrey’s death, and indeed, Cersei has been fearful that he is dead himself, that she has lost both the son and the father/ lover/ brother. And then suddenly Jaime is there before her. Maimed and changed, but Jaime nonetheless. Though the time and place is wildly inappropriate and Cersei is fearful of discovery, she is as hungry for him as he is for her.

The whole dynamic is different in the show, where Jaime has been back for weeks at the least, maybe longer, and he and Cersei have been in each other’s company on numerous occasions, often quarreling. The setting is the same, but neither character is in the same place as in the books, which may be why [producers] played the sept out differently. But that’s just my surmise; we never discussed this scene, to the best of my recollection.

Also, I was writing the scene from Jaime’s POV, so the reader is inside his head, hearing his thoughts. On the TV show, the camera is necessarily external. You don’t know what anyone is thinking or feeling, just what they are saying and doing.

If the show had retained some of Cersei’s dialogue from the books, it might have left a somewhat different impression — but that dialogue was very much shaped by the circumstances of the books, delivered by a woman who is seeing her lover again for the first time after a long while apart during which she feared he was dead. I am not sure it would have worked with the new timeline.

That’s really all I can say on this issue. The scene was always intended to be disturbing… but I do regret if it has disturbed people for the wrong reasons.

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