i’ve said it before and i’ll say it again
YOU DO NOT NEED TO BRING YOUR GUN TO THE GROCERY STORE
how does america even function like it sounds like a video game or something. grand theft freedom.
what in the pure fuck
HOW IS THIS NORMAL?!
Normal if you’re white. You get shot on sight if you’re a minority.
Where’s their tear gas???
Why is it that people are willing to spend $20 on a bowl of pasta with sauce that they might actually be able to replicate pretty faithfully at home, yet they balk at the notion of a white-table cloth Thai restaurant, or a tacos that cost more than $3 each? Even in a city as “cosmopolitan” as New York, restaurant openings like Tamarind Tribeca (Indian) and Lotus of Siam (Thai) always seem to elicit this knee-jerk reaction from some diners who have decided that certain countries produce food that belongs in the “cheap eats” category—and it’s not allowed out. (Side note: How often do magazine lists of “cheap eats” double as rundowns of outer-borough ethnic foods?)
Yelp, Chowhound, and other restaurant sites are littered with comments like, “$5 for dumplings?? I’ll go to Flushing, thanks!” or “When I was backpacking in India this dish cost like five cents, only an idiot would pay that much!” Yet you never see complaints about the prices at Western restaurants framed in these terms, because it’s ingrained in people’s heads that these foods are somehow “worth” more. If we’re talking foie gras or chateaubriand, fair enough. But be real: You know damn well that rigatoni sorrentino is no more expensive to produce than a plate of duck laab, so to decry a pricey version as a ripoff is disingenuous. This question of perceived value is becoming increasingly troublesome as more non-native (read: white) chefs take on “ethnic” cuisines, and suddenly it’s okay to charge $14 for shu mai because hey, the chef is ELEVATING the cuisine.
One of the entries from the list ‘20 Things Everyone Thinks About the Food World (But Nobody Will Say)’ (via supernatasha)
-buy yourself a new lipstick (the code TXT will get you free shipping from the MAC website)
-close your bedroom door and curl up under the covers with a good book for a few hours
-draw a hot bath, dump some Epsom salts in there, and put some jazz on
-look up what movies are playing and go see one; eat as much or as little popcorn as your heart is calling for
-discover a new way to masturbate
-turn off all your electronics and find a more nourishing way to spend your day than looking at screens
-go for a brisk walk and don’t stop until you feel you’ve pushed yourself at least a little
-stretch for 5+ minutes
-make a big bowl of oatmeal with cinnamon and fruit of your choice
-get a rolling pin from a thrift store and reappropriate it as a foot massager
-soak your hair in coconut oil for an hour or more before your next shampoo
-moisturize your entire body
-turn off your phone and take a nap
also could the world quit telling bisexual people that theyre pansexual okay if a person identifies as bisexual theyre fuckin bisexual, if a person identifies as pansexual then theyre fuckin pansexual youre not the fuckin orientation police
Just a reminder that there is nothing wrong with wanting attention from people and seeking it out. We all do it but it’s so often condemned as a bad behavior, especially in women, even though it’s an incredibly natural and normal thing to do.
If someone doesn’t like the way you live your life, it’s their responsibility to put their attention elsewhere - not your responsibility to make your presence more bearable to them.
the US is unreal like girls cant wear shorts to school, you can literally lose your job for being gay, and unarmed black children are brutally murdered on the regular but old white ppl r still like “what a beautiful country. i can freely carry a gun for no reason and some of our mountains look like presidents. god bless”