The Little Princess | 1939 | dir. Walter Lang
There’s only one film actor who could get away with gratuitous breaking of the 4th wall film-after-film. For her generation of fans, it was a gesture of courage and assurance during a time when the film idol was incredibly influential. WWII President Franklin Roosevelt once remarked,”As long as we have Shirley Temple, we will be alright.”
R.I.P. Shirley Temple (1928-2014)
A culture fixated on female thinness is not an obsession about female beauty, [it is] an obsession about female obedience.”
Lois Griffin (via fawun)
Understanding this concept is probably the only reason I know longer have weight issues. Instead of thinking that I should be thinner to look nicer, I’ve got it in my head that thinner=more compliant and over my dead body is that ever happening.
Today in History, February 11th, 660 BC,
According to Japanese tradition, on this day in 660 BC the First Emperor Jimmu founded Japan. Although most historians question whether Jimmu actually existed he has always held his place as first in the traditional line of succession.
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Here’s to everyone else ranked 296th in the world.
(Photo: Mike Segar / Reuters via NBC News)
Cats Stylized as Classical Oil Paintings by Eldar Zakirov [via]
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