Three years ago today, I started this Tumblr with one of my best friends in the whole entire universe. Lieutenant, if you read this, I love you to Vulcan and back!
[puts a hand on your shoulder] you’re my friend and i love you but that pairing……..
actor meme: character that made me fall in love— Ned the Pie Maker
I made a poster for the Bay Area Sherlock Convention happening August 2nd and 3rd in Berkeley, CA. I’m super excited since this will be my first year attending and I will have an artist table there. I’ll also be doing a panel with a few other artists. I’m looking forward to seeing some awesome cosplays and meeting Sherlock fans!
So I found this harlequin romance paperback today, and normally I just toss those right over without paying them much mind, but the cover of this one made me pause. Sure that the artist was just taking liberties, I checked out the back.
I’m dubious. I should read a passage:
It is a literal bear.
Okay yeah I’ll admit it I’m going to read this but only because it sounds like the most fucked up romance novel in existence.
You have some explaining to do, Canada.
You guys don’t understand. Screw it being a bestseller, 50 Shades of Gray is a bestseller, this book won the Governor General’s Award. That’s the highest literary award in Canada. That’s the pulitzer prize of Canadian literature. Bear is a part of Canadian literary history.
i had to read this book in uni for my first year Canadian literature class. When we first heard of it we were like, “Oh the Bear’s a metaphor or some shit.” but then one kid read ahead, and was like, “Guys, no, she literally fucks the bear. She fucked a bear.”
"Oh. In the planetarium. You heard it too.
Oh, that is brilliant. That is gorgeous. This is beautiful. I love this.”