what really scares me is that i’m average i’m not really good at anything or really beautiful i’m going to live an average life with an average job an average income and die an average death with an average funeral and nobody is going to remember me
Steven Moffat Doesn’t Understand Grief, and It’s Killing Doctor Who
There’s a popular joke I’ve seen floating around on Tumblr for a while now. It goes like this:
“Joss Whedon, Steven Moffat and George R.R. Martin walk into a bar and everyone you’ve ever loved dies.”
Here’s the problem, though:
SOMEBODY FINALLY FUCKING SAID IT THANK YOU
"But more importantly than that, when you have no death, when nothing truly has weight or scale, when decisions don’t stick and nobody feels the consequences… it’s hard to care about anything. The stakes on the show feel so low at this point that a once addictive program is unengaging, dull and hollow."
A very smart writer of Pacific Rim once said “there are no heroes in a world where heroes can’t die”. And that’s what Doctor Who has lost for me.
Amazing article. Also, spot on.
Town designed to look like a drought burdened desert
that is stealhy as fuck imagine looking down on that shit from an airplane yo would never know there was a fucking city down there
((Headcanon Night Vale))
HEADCANON ACCEPTED LIKE WOAH
Like way out in West Texas were there’s just nothing for hundreds of miles. Nothing but scrub and dry creek beds and maybe a bit of scraggly cedar here and there.
And all the muggles just think it’s a cattle ranch or some shit.
And the whole complex is set up like…
modern day shakespeare adaptions that should exist
- southern gothic macbeth. the bloody, brutal themes of the play in the suffocating atmosphere of the genre. the imagery of lady macbeth’s hands dripping with blood! the witches! macbeth’s madness when he believes the swamp has actually come to…