Toymakers will tell you they won’t sell enough, and movie people will point to the two terrible superheroine movies that were made and say, You see? It can’t be done. It’s stupid, and I’m hoping The Hunger Games will lead to a paradigm shift. It’s frustrating to me that I don’t see anybody developing one of these movies. It actually pisses me off. My daughter watched The Avengers and was like, “My favorite characters were the Black Widow and Maria Hill,” and I thought, Yeah, of course they were. I read a beautiful thing Junot Diaz wrote: “If you want to make a human being into a monster, deny them, at the cultural level, any reflection of themselves.”

Joss Whedon (via hermionejg)

I’m pretty sure Junot Diaz was talking about race.

Obviously sexism is oppression but it doesn’t feel like the quote fits the context Wheaton puts it in the same way.

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yeah, this is one of many instances in which Joss Whedon needs to sit the hell down

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*sips grape drink*

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The irony of using Junot Diaz’s quote about race, as scrubbar pointed out, while saying that his daughter liked Maria Hill who he whitewashed. 

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bloomingrosesandbrokenglass:

sassy-gay-erisol:

technicolor-trolls:

mrspandasoft:

theblueboxiscoming:

At Hogwarts:

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In the Tardis:

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In the Shire:

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In the Impala:

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In Camelot:

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In the Pokemon world

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At Avengers Mansion:

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In Storybrooke:

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The Jeffersonian:

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Narnia:

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The Truffula Valley:

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With the Hetalia gang:

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In Asgard:

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ALL TRUE

YOU FUCKING FORGOT ALTERNIA

WHO THE FUCK WANTS TO BE ON ALTERNIA

The Jeffersonian….

What about this one fuckers

snarkasaurus:


racebend -> the avengers

Lenny Kravitz as Tony Stark
Michael Ealy as Steve Rogers
Naveen Andrews as Bruce Banner
Jason Momoa as Thor
Dichen Lachman as Natasha Romanoff
Shemar Moore as Clint Barton
Ken Watanabe as Nick Fury
Chiwetel Ejiofor as Phil Coulson
Mark Dacascos as Loki
Lucy Liu as Maria Hill


Yesyesyesyedyesyesyesyesyesyesyes

snarkasaurus:

racebend -> the avengers

  • Lenny Kravitz as Tony Stark
  • Michael Ealy as Steve Rogers
  • Naveen Andrews as Bruce Banner
  • Jason Momoa as Thor
  • Dichen Lachman as Natasha Romanoff
  • Shemar Moore as Clint Barton
  • Ken Watanabe as Nick Fury
  • Chiwetel Ejiofor as Phil Coulson
  • Mark Dacascos as Loki
  • Lucy Liu as Maria Hill

Yesyesyesyedyesyesyesyesyesyesyes

firelily24:

Every now n then I see someone post something along the lines of “Heroes don’t need spandex & capes”.

And I’m just over here like,

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For reasons.

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pinoyavengerassembles:

Adi Granov’s cover to the Harley Davidson Avengers comic no. 2!Read the issue for FREE here!First issue here!

is Hawkeye played by Jay Manuel?

pinoyavengerassembles:

Adi Granov’s cover to the Harley Davidson Avengers comic no. 2!

Read the issue for FREE here!

First issue here!

is Hawkeye played by Jay Manuel?

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ssfrostiron:

 Agent Coulson is down

#gif warning #avengers #okay but why does nOBODY EVER TALK ABOUT THE GENERATION GAP #come on guys this is the MOST INTERESTING THING #look if steve had lived through the war he would have been part of that post-wwii generation #imagine steve in the 60S GUYS #you think he would have put up with those young folks disrespecting those soldiers and his country by protesting the war? HECK NO #remember that scene at the beginning of ca:tfa where he tells off that guy in the movie theater? THAT WOULD BE STEVE IN THE 60S #and tony is in his 40s!! tony is gen x! tony is NOT EVEN A BOOMER #tony is TOO YOUNG TO BE A BABY BOOMER tony is YOUNGER THAN OUR PARENTS #tony doesn’t know what it’s like to live in a country that’s in total war! tony doesn’t know what it’s like for loyalty to your country t… #to be something that almost everyone has! #look guys we make fun of america ALL THE TIME we mock patriotism and nationalism and the usa CON STANT LY #when steve hears the word soldier he equates it with the word hero #and when tony hears the word soldier he hears an insult. #because steve’s war is wwii #and tony’s wars are vietnam and iraq and afghanistan and tony knows that when america fights wars it is not necessarily the good guy! #and steve cannot even BEGIN to comprehend that #steve barely knows what WATERGATE is for god’s sake steve probably still trusts the government #steve doesn’t know about jfk conspiracy theories! steve doesn’t know about the patriot act #(and let me remind you that in 616 canon steve actually fought a war to bring down the expy!patriot act) #god america has grown up SO MUCH since steve’s day #americans are sarcastic and cynical and plugged into the media 24/7 #americans depricate themselves constantly americans hate america more than anybody else does #pearl harbor turned america into a unified force for change in the world; 9/11 turned america into something paranoid and bitter #steve no longer represents america #he represents what america wishes it had ever been #and tony? tony understands the usa a whole lot better than steve does and he knows it and steve never will #and tony understands how war can destroy and steve only understands how it can save #holy christ why would you write porn when you could write about that

#The Avengers #if someone writes a Steve/Tony fic about this I’ll actually read it

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OMG

echrai:

allthestarks:

krazykitsune:

iamthehoneybee:

In Buffy 1x07, Darla says to Angel “Remember Budapest?”

Hawkeye says “This is just like Budapest all over again” to Black Widow in The Avengers

GUYS. BUDAPEST IS A BUFFY REFERENCE.

DAMMIT WHEDON.

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FUCK

Best answer I’ve seen so far!

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Guys, hey, guys. Do you remember that time that Coulson called Natasha and she ended up forming the Avengers?  Remember how she did that by digging up Bruce Banner and introducing Steve to him then was the voice of reason when Tony and Steve were bickering and then how she brought Clint back from being mind controlled so that they can be a team? Remember that? Remember how the Black Widow out smarted a god? Remember that time she kept her shit together when the Hulk attacked her, even though she was really scared? Remember when she knocked an alien off his flying scooter and figured out how to drive it despite it being extrateresstrial tech, then got her ass up to the top of Stark Tower, found Loki’s staff and saved the world from being invaded by turning off the tesseract?

Remember how she was the central character of the whole freaking movie?

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Tags: the avengers