I don’t know if some of you have been to these live reads at LACMA, where a classic film is read live on stage by actors who just sit and read the script. We did one recently of American Pie, but we reversed the gender roles. All the women played men; all the men played women. And it was so fascinating to be a part of this because, as the women took on these central roles — they had all the good lines, they had all the good laughs, all the great moments — the men who joined us to sit on stage started squirming rather uncomfortably and got really bored because they weren’t used to being the supporting cast.
It was fascinating to feel their discomfort [and] to discuss it with them afterward, when they said, “It’s boring to play the girl role!” And I said, “Yeah. Yeah. You think? Welcome to our world!— —Olivia Wilde crushing it when she talks about women in Hollywood. (via leanin)
HELLO FANFIC AUTHORS IT’S TIME FOR A VOCAB LESSON
- wanton: sexually immodest or promiscuous
- wonton: a type of dumpling commonly found in Chinese cuisines
YOUR CHARACTERS SHOULD NOT BE MOANING LIKE A CHINESE DUMPLING OKAY THANK YOU AND GOOD NIGHT
either way, things are sure gonna get
I think many of us would argue that campuses still don’t accommodate hearing, vision, and mobility impairments very well. And this article doesn’t really offer solutions. But it’s true that the challenges of pain, autoimmune, and rare diseases are different and poorly accommodated.
shout out to all the disabled girls who are in education, this shit wasn’t built for you, it’s designed to break you down but you’re still here and you’re doing so well
and also a big shout out to all the disabled girls who had to drop out, that was a hard choice to make but you did it and you’re so brave
all my love
and a shout out to those normal girls who still get it through week after week of hell
abled people, this is why we fucking hate you.
First of all: your language is disgusting
Second of all: Way to derail a beautiful post for no fucking reason.