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sesame: Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street
sesame: Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street

Can you tell me how to get to Sesame Street

sesame: tedlyanderson: queerlyalex: raychus: hi i just love sharing my fav scene from sesame street ever big bird is canonically nonbinary Same for Gonzo
sesame: tedlyanderson:

queerlyalex:

raychus:
hi i just love sharing my fav scene from sesame street ever
big bird is canonically nonbinary

Same for Gonzo

tedlyanderson: queerlyalex: raychus: hi i just love sharing my fav scene from sesame street ever big bird is canonically nonbinary Sam...

sesame: Deleted sesame scene
sesame: Deleted sesame scene

Deleted sesame scene

sesame: The Verge @verge HBO Max locks down exclusive access to new Sesame Street episodes theverge.com/2019/10/3/2089 gSAME STREET 7:20 PM Oct 3, 2019 Vox Media #DearNonnatives @dearnonnatives This show was supposed to be free to help prepare low-income children for school. Fuck you HBO thefloatingstone: scottandhiskind: thefandomdropout: Capitalism done got ahold of聽 Sesame Street聽 Okay but this doesn鈥檛 tell the full story. The only reason Sesame Street was sold to HBO, was because it was literally on the verge of being cancelled. This was because Sesame Street never received funding from PBS and instead made all of its revenue from things like books, video tapes, and live shows. Unfortunately, with the rise of things like you tube, people no longer paid for these things, so their funding was next to nonexistent and PBS couldn鈥檛 help them because most of their funds go to supporting channels/shows that don鈥檛 bring in any revenue at all and service mostly rural areas. This is where HBO comes in. They ended up buying Sesame Street to basically save it from the brink of destruction and to let it still be a resource. Also, this is one time where a corporation wasn鈥檛 entirely greedy. Yes HBO will still own Sesame Street and new episodes will air on its service, however part of the deal gave Sesame Street a massive flow of cash that will allow them to make twice as many episodes a season. Additionally, new episodes will still air on PBS, it will just be a few months after they air on HBO (which, let鈥檚 be real, isn鈥檛 gonna matter to little kids). So kids from poorer homes will still have access to the show and will now also have twice as much content to educate them. Sure having it on HBO first isn鈥檛 ideal, but they also aren鈥檛 playing the role of the evil corporation this time Sometimes, just sometimes, it turns out things will be okOnce again, beware of half truths. You might have gotten the wrong half.
sesame: The Verge
 @verge
 HBO Max locks down exclusive access to new Sesame
 Street episodes theverge.com/2019/10/3/2089
 gSAME STREET
 7:20 PM Oct 3, 2019 Vox Media

 #DearNonnatives
 @dearnonnatives
 This show was supposed to be free to help prepare
 low-income children for school.
 Fuck you HBO
thefloatingstone:

scottandhiskind:

thefandomdropout:

Capitalism done got ahold of聽 Sesame Street聽

Okay but this doesn鈥檛 tell the full story.  The only reason Sesame Street was sold to HBO, was because it was literally on the verge of being cancelled.  This was because Sesame Street never received funding from PBS and instead made all of its revenue from things like books, video tapes, and live shows.  Unfortunately, with the rise of things like you tube, people no longer paid for these things, so their funding was next to nonexistent and PBS couldn鈥檛 help them because most of their funds go to supporting channels/shows that don鈥檛 bring in any revenue at all and service mostly rural areas.  This is where HBO comes in.  They ended up buying Sesame Street to basically save it from the brink of destruction and to let it still be a resource.  
Also, this is one time where a corporation wasn鈥檛 entirely greedy.  Yes HBO will still own Sesame Street and new episodes will air on its service, however part of the deal gave Sesame Street a massive flow of cash that will allow them to make twice as many episodes a season.  Additionally, new episodes will still air on PBS, it will just be a few months after they air on HBO (which, let鈥檚 be real, isn鈥檛 gonna matter to little kids).  
So kids from poorer homes will still have access to the show and will now also have twice as much content to educate them.  Sure having it on HBO first isn鈥檛 ideal, but they also aren鈥檛 playing the role of the evil corporation this time 

Sometimes, just sometimes, it turns out things will be okOnce again, beware of half truths. You might have gotten the wrong half.

thefloatingstone: scottandhiskind: thefandomdropout: Capitalism done got ahold of聽 Sesame Street聽 Okay but this doesn鈥檛 tell the full...

sesame: The Verge @verge HBO Max locks down exclusive access to new Sesame Street episodes theverge.com/2019/10/3/2089 gSAME STREET 7:20 PM Oct 3, 2019 Vox Media #DearNonnatives @dearnonnatives This show was supposed to be free to help prepare low-income children for school. Fuck you HBO scottandhiskind: thefandomdropout: Capitalism done got ahold of聽 Sesame Street聽 Okay but this doesn鈥檛 tell the full story. The only reason Sesame Street was sold to HBO, was because it was literally on the verge of being cancelled. This was because Sesame Street never received funding from PBS and instead made all of its revenue from things like books, video tapes, and live shows. Unfortunately, with the rise of things like you tube, people no longer paid for these things, so their funding was next to nonexistent and PBS couldn鈥檛 help them because most of their funds go to supporting channels/shows that don鈥檛 bring in any revenue at all and service mostly rural areas. This is where HBO comes in. They ended up buying Sesame Street to basically save it from the brink of destruction and to let it still be a resource. Also, this is one time where a corporation wasn鈥檛 entirely greedy. Yes HBO will still own Sesame Street and new episodes will air on its service, however part of the deal gave Sesame Street a massive flow of cash that will allow them to make twice as many episodes a season. Additionally, new episodes will still air on PBS, it will just be a few months after they air on HBO (which, let鈥檚 be real, isn鈥檛 gonna matter to little kids). So kids from poorer homes will still have access to the show and will now also have twice as much content to educate them. Sure having it on HBO first isn鈥檛 ideal, but they also aren鈥檛 playing the role of the evil corporation this time
sesame: The Verge
 @verge
 HBO Max locks down exclusive access to new Sesame
 Street episodes theverge.com/2019/10/3/2089
 gSAME STREET
 7:20 PM Oct 3, 2019 Vox Media

 #DearNonnatives
 @dearnonnatives
 This show was supposed to be free to help prepare
 low-income children for school.
 Fuck you HBO
scottandhiskind:

thefandomdropout:

Capitalism done got ahold of聽 Sesame Street聽

Okay but this doesn鈥檛 tell the full story.  The only reason Sesame Street was sold to HBO, was because it was literally on the verge of being cancelled.  This was because Sesame Street never received funding from PBS and instead made all of its revenue from things like books, video tapes, and live shows.  Unfortunately, with the rise of things like you tube, people no longer paid for these things, so their funding was next to nonexistent and PBS couldn鈥檛 help them because most of their funds go to supporting channels/shows that don鈥檛 bring in any revenue at all and service mostly rural areas.  This is where HBO comes in.  They ended up buying Sesame Street to basically save it from the brink of destruction and to let it still be a resource.  
Also, this is one time where a corporation wasn鈥檛 entirely greedy.  Yes HBO will still own Sesame Street and new episodes will air on its service, however part of the deal gave Sesame Street a massive flow of cash that will allow them to make twice as many episodes a season.  Additionally, new episodes will still air on PBS, it will just be a few months after they air on HBO (which, let鈥檚 be real, isn鈥檛 gonna matter to little kids).  
So kids from poorer homes will still have access to the show and will now also have twice as much content to educate them.  Sure having it on HBO first isn鈥檛 ideal, but they also aren鈥檛 playing the role of the evil corporation this time

scottandhiskind: thefandomdropout: Capitalism done got ahold of聽 Sesame Street聽 Okay but this doesn鈥檛 tell the full story. The only r...

sesame: SESAME STREET.0 frislander: elfwreck: loreweaver: cameoappearance: derinthemadscientist: cameoappearance: spockglocksrocks: sometimes there鈥檚 videos that make me happy to exist on this planet i鈥檇 reblog this even if it was a still image I know it鈥檚 a sesame street clip but seriously, who is the target audience for this? Parents watching it with their kids, I guess? literally everyone Everyone. No, really鈥 everyone. For adults, the appeal is Sir Patrick Stewart doing a kid鈥檚 educational bit in full Shakespearean dress and style; there鈥檚 a delightful cognitive dissonance between the very serious presentation and the very simple content. For very small children, it鈥檚 educational: this is the letter聽鈥淏鈥; here鈥檚 how it鈥檚 shaped; here鈥檚 some words you know that start with it. Oh, and here鈥檚 a word you may not be familiar with that starts with it, so you can recognize that it鈥檚 the sound that matters, and not whatever other connection you made between the other two words. For older kids: you鈥檝e probably heard that聽鈥渢o be or not to be?鈥 speech, or at least part of it, so you can enjoy some of the parody the adults are watching. Also, here鈥檚 how to describe how a letter is made - how to teach young siblings who don鈥檛 read yet, how to explain both the shape and the sound. For kids with dyslexia: here鈥檚 how you differentiate a聽鈥淏鈥 from a P or D or E. You may have to go slowly and look carefully at the exact shapes that make up the whole, but there are differences and you can learn to recognize them.聽 For teens or young college students: In addition to whichever parts of those are relevant to you, here鈥檚 what Shakespearean acting sounds like. Here鈥檚 how to enunciate clearly and slowly, so your audience can understand terms they may not recognize and still follow the gist of what you鈥檙e saying. If you鈥檙e reading Shakespeare in school, try sounding it out like this and see if that helps it make sense. For new RenFaire workers: Here鈥檚 how to pronounce 鈥渮ounds.鈥澛 One of the most glorious things in the world is Shakespearean actors doing stuff like this.
sesame: SESAME STREET.0
frislander:
elfwreck:

loreweaver:

cameoappearance:

derinthemadscientist:

cameoappearance:

spockglocksrocks:

sometimes there鈥檚 videos that make me happy to exist on this planet

i鈥檇 reblog this even if it was a still image

I know it鈥檚 a sesame street clip but seriously, who is the target audience for this?

Parents watching it with their kids, I guess?

literally everyone

Everyone. No, really鈥 everyone.
For adults, the appeal is Sir Patrick Stewart doing a kid鈥檚 educational bit in full Shakespearean dress and style; there鈥檚 a delightful cognitive dissonance between the very serious presentation and the very simple content.
For very small children, it鈥檚 educational: this is the letter聽鈥淏鈥; here鈥檚 how it鈥檚 shaped; here鈥檚 some words you know that start with it. Oh, and here鈥檚 a word you may not be familiar with that starts with it, so you can recognize that it鈥檚 the sound that matters, and not whatever other connection you made between the other two words.
For older kids: you鈥檝e probably heard that聽鈥渢o be or not to be?鈥 speech, or at least part of it, so you can enjoy some of the parody the adults are watching. Also, here鈥檚 how to describe how a letter is made - how to teach young siblings who don鈥檛 read yet, how to explain both the shape and the sound.
For kids with dyslexia: here鈥檚 how you differentiate a聽鈥淏鈥 from a P or D or E. You may have to go slowly and look carefully at the exact shapes that make up the whole, but there are differences and you can learn to recognize them.聽
For teens or young college students: In addition to whichever parts of those are relevant to you, here鈥檚 what Shakespearean acting sounds like. Here鈥檚 how to enunciate clearly and slowly, so your audience can understand terms they may not recognize and still follow the gist of what you鈥檙e saying. If you鈥檙e reading Shakespeare in school, try sounding it out like this and see if that helps it make sense.
For new RenFaire workers: Here鈥檚 how to pronounce 鈥渮ounds.鈥澛

One of the most glorious things in the world is Shakespearean actors doing stuff like this.

frislander: elfwreck: loreweaver: cameoappearance: derinthemadscientist: cameoappearance: spockglocksrocks: sometimes there鈥檚 video...

sesame: b SESAME STREET TO 321redlightt: muppetmayhem: Friendly reminder classic moments like these with the kids are entirely unscripted. my heart exploded
sesame: b
 SESAME STREET TO
321redlightt:
muppetmayhem:

Friendly reminder classic moments like these with the kids are entirely unscripted.

my heart exploded

321redlightt: muppetmayhem: Friendly reminder classic moments like these with the kids are entirely unscripted. my heart exploded

sesame: uh-oh 0 the boys room.. and thatisthegirls room.. tedlyanderson: queerlyalex: raychus: hi i just love sharing my fav scene from sesame street ever big bird is canonically nonbinary Same for Gonzo
sesame: uh-oh

 0
 the boys room..

 and thatisthegirls room..
tedlyanderson:
queerlyalex:

raychus:
hi i just love sharing my fav scene from sesame street ever
big bird is canonically nonbinary

Same for Gonzo

tedlyanderson: queerlyalex: raychus: hi i just love sharing my fav scene from sesame street ever big bird is canonically nonbinary Same...

sesame: uh-oh 0 the boys room.. and thatisthegirls room.. tedlyanderson: queerlyalex: raychus: hi i just love sharing my fav scene from sesame street ever big bird is canonically nonbinary Same for Gonzo
sesame: uh-oh

 0
 the boys room..

 and thatisthegirls room..
tedlyanderson:

queerlyalex:

raychus:
hi i just love sharing my fav scene from sesame street ever
big bird is canonically nonbinary

Same for Gonzo

tedlyanderson: queerlyalex: raychus: hi i just love sharing my fav scene from sesame street ever big bird is canonically nonbinary Sam...

sesame: uh-oh 0 the boys room.. and thatisthegirls room.. tedlyanderson: queerlyalex: raychus: hi i just love sharing my fav scene from sesame street ever big bird is canonically nonbinary Same for Gonzo
sesame: uh-oh

 0
 the boys room..

 and thatisthegirls room..
tedlyanderson:

queerlyalex:
raychus:
hi i just love sharing my fav scene from sesame street ever
big bird is canonically nonbinary

Same for Gonzo

tedlyanderson: queerlyalex: raychus: hi i just love sharing my fav scene from sesame street ever big bird is canonically nonbinary Same...

sesame: SESAME STREET that moment on a sunday night when you realize you have homework
sesame: SESAME STREET
that moment on a sunday night when you realize you have homework

that moment on a sunday night when you realize you have homework

sesame: er er KINDER SURPRISE 2OG KINGER SURPRISE T-1 1.17 KS GIRLS 20G KINDER SURPRISE GIRL 1.17 bizarre-transmission: findingfeather: wetwareproblem: thoughts-of-an-x-factor: ohgressfuriosa: castiel-knight-of-hell: jen-kollic: thejollity: jen-kollic: hobopoppins: manaphy: wow I didn鈥檛 know fuckin chocolate eggs were gendered OKAY LET ME TELL YOU A STORY ABOUT THE FUCKING PINK EGGS. I work at a concession stand in an ice rink. We sell a bunch of chocolate bars and snacks and shit including Kinder Surprise eggs. So one day this woman comes up to the counter with her two little kids, a girl who鈥檚 probably about 6 or 7 and a little boy, maybe 3 or 4. The mom asks what they want, the little girl points at the Kinder eggs and says 鈥淥ne of those!鈥. I asked if she wanted the white or the pink egg. She said pink. The little boy pointed to the Kinder eggs and says 鈥淥ne of those!鈥. I asked if he wanted the white or the pink egg. He said pink. HOLY SHIT IT WAS LIKE I OPENED THE GATES OF HELL. The mom absolutely FLIPPED and was like 鈥淵OU ARE NOT GETTING THE PINK EGG IT鈥橲 ONLY FOR GIRLS. YOU CAN GET THE WHITE ONE OR NOTHING AT ALL鈥. The little boy looked at his mom and said 鈥淏ut I want the same as ______ (whatever the sister鈥檚 name was)鈥. The mom completely ignored him and turned to me and gave me a death glare. 鈥淗e can have the white egg.鈥 I had to give a little boy a white egg when he wanted the pink so that he could be the same as his big sister and he started crying. The mom just reiterated that the pink egg was for girls and told him that boys don鈥檛 cry. And this is why we shouldn鈥檛 gender fucking chocolate eggs. This is actually a relatively new thing, originally Kinder Eggs were all white like the ones on the left. I don鈥檛 know at what point they decided to make 鈥榞irl鈥檚鈥 Kinder Eggs, but I do not like it. Holy shit do not even get me started on how moms constantly police their sons鈥 masculinity. I鈥檝e seen mothers do it WAY more often than fathers. I used to work at a bakery that specialized in creating custom cakes. We had this feature where we could print out any image off the computer and put it on a cake (with rice paper). One day this lady comes in and asks for an image we had of the baby Sesame Street characters. They鈥檙e all together with cake and confetti, and she asks, 鈥淥h, well since it鈥檚 a boy, can you please change all of the little pink confettis into blue confetti? I mean, he鈥檚 a聽boy, you know.鈥 Confetti. The fucking confetti. It barely covered 5% of the image. Another instance was when a lady asked me for an image of four superheroes to put on her son鈥檚 cake because her son was turning four. She admitted to not knowing any superheroes, so I offered the most obvious choice鈥擳he Fantastic Four. I pulled up a picture of them and she goes, 鈥淥h no no, we can鈥檛 have that. Let鈥檚 do another one.鈥 Confused, I pulled up a Justice League one with Batman, Superman, The Flash, and Wonder Woman. Again, she said no. I asked her if she needed anything specific (she didn鈥檛 know superheroes, why was she so picky?), and she just said, 鈥淥h, it鈥檚 just that he鈥檚 a boy, you know? We can鈥檛 have a girl superhero on his cake.鈥 I nearly lost my shit. I did temporarily lose my customer service face and ask why, women have been superheroes all the time, Wonder Woman is iconic, etc etc and she was like, 鈥淚t鈥檚 just that my son has been playing with Barbie dolls lately and I really don鈥檛 want him to end up鈥 well, you know.鈥 This shit has got to stop.聽When you teach boys that certain things are only for girls, you鈥檙e limiting them and you鈥檙e teaching them that girls or 鈥済irly things鈥 are bad. If you want gender equality as an adult, you better make DAMN sure that you鈥檙e teaching the same thing to your kids. So this woman did not want her son to turn out 鈥榶ou know鈥 and her plan for that was to get him a cake with spandex-clad manly men AND ONLY MEN on it? I don鈥檛 think she thought that one through too well鈥 in sociology class we were talking about gender being assigned to objects and one of the male students started saying how forward thinking he is because he buys his daughter sports equipment and 鈥渂oy toys鈥. I asked if he鈥檇 do the same if he had a son and he said 鈥淥f course I鈥檇 buy my son sports equipment鈥. I clarified 鈥淣o, would you buy him dolls and other toys that are thought of as being for girls鈥.聽He turned around and didn鈥檛 answer. Parents will pat themselves on the back for letting their little girls play baseball but a little boy with a Barbie is still considered an affront to society Fuck everything. My father was one of these parents (along with several other harmful issues!), and even though I know, for an absolute fact, that his world views and ways are entirely wrong, this shit he tried to ingrain into me still effects me to this day.Parents, don鈥檛 ruin your fucking kids by treating them like this. I wonder how much of the 鈥渕others police masculinity more鈥 phenomenon comes back to 鈥渨hen a man fails at masculinity, we call him a mama鈥檚 boy and blame her for it.鈥 A lot of it. It doesn鈥檛 really excuse it, and as someone who did a decade and a half of childcare I can tell you that for every woman who does as described above there鈥檚 one sneaking the Dora the Explorer fruit snacks because those are the ones her son loves but his father will flip his shit. Or being crushed that since he went to daycare he suddenly won鈥檛 do 鈥済irl stuff鈥 bc the other boys will make fun of him. It鈥檚 really sad either way. But when it does manifest that way a huge amount is 鈥淚鈥檓 not raising a mama鈥檚 boy I鈥檓 raising a MAN!鈥 And it鈥檚 gross. My nephew is 4 and we鈥檝e NEVER gendered things with him, whenever he鈥檚 allowed a treat or a toy, we just ask him which one he wants and that鈥檚 it, sometimes he picks out cars and superhero toys, other times he wants dolls and pretty pink things, I let him choose his prize at a carnival last summer and he excitedly picked a big hot pink inflatable baseball bat that said 鈥減rincess鈥 on it, the looks we got from some people were astounding. And even if he does turn out to be 鈥測ou know鈥, then good for him, he鈥檒l be wholeheartedly loved and supported.
sesame: er
 er
 KINDER SURPRISE
 2OG KINGER SURPRISE T-1
 1.17
 KS GIRLS
 20G KINDER SURPRISE GIRL
 1.17
bizarre-transmission:

findingfeather:
wetwareproblem:


thoughts-of-an-x-factor:


ohgressfuriosa:

castiel-knight-of-hell:

jen-kollic:

thejollity:

jen-kollic:

hobopoppins:

manaphy:
wow I didn鈥檛 know fuckin chocolate eggs were gendered
OKAY LET ME TELL YOU A STORY ABOUT THE FUCKING PINK EGGS.
I work at a concession stand in an ice rink. We sell a bunch of chocolate bars and snacks and shit including Kinder Surprise eggs.
So one day this woman comes up to the counter with her two little kids, a girl who鈥檚 probably about 6 or 7 and a little boy, maybe 3 or 4. The mom asks what they want, the little girl points at the Kinder eggs and says 鈥淥ne of those!鈥. I asked if she wanted the white or the pink egg. She said pink. The little boy pointed to the Kinder eggs and says 鈥淥ne of those!鈥. I asked if he wanted the white or the pink egg. He said pink. HOLY SHIT IT WAS LIKE I OPENED THE GATES OF HELL. The mom absolutely FLIPPED and was like 鈥淵OU ARE NOT GETTING THE PINK EGG IT鈥橲 ONLY FOR GIRLS. YOU CAN GET THE WHITE ONE OR NOTHING AT ALL鈥. The little boy looked at his mom and said 鈥淏ut I want the same as ______ (whatever the sister鈥檚 name was)鈥. The mom completely ignored him and turned to me and gave me a death glare. 鈥淗e can have the white egg.鈥
I had to give a little boy a white egg when he wanted the pink so that he could be the same as his big sister and he started crying. The mom just reiterated that the pink egg was for girls and told him that boys don鈥檛 cry.
And this is why we shouldn鈥檛 gender fucking chocolate eggs.

This is actually a relatively new thing, originally Kinder Eggs were all white like the ones on the left. I don鈥檛 know at what point they decided to make 鈥榞irl鈥檚鈥 Kinder Eggs, but I do not like it.

Holy shit do not even get me started on how moms constantly police their sons鈥 masculinity. I鈥檝e seen mothers do it WAY more often than fathers.
I used to work at a bakery that specialized in creating custom cakes. We had this feature where we could print out any image off the computer and put it on a cake (with rice paper). One day this lady comes in and asks for an image we had of the baby Sesame Street characters. They鈥檙e all together with cake and confetti, and she asks, 鈥淥h, well since it鈥檚 a boy, can you please change all of the little pink confettis into blue confetti? I mean, he鈥檚 a聽boy, you know.鈥
Confetti.
The fucking confetti.
It barely covered 5% of the image.
Another instance was when a lady asked me for an image of four superheroes to put on her son鈥檚 cake because her son was turning four. She admitted to not knowing any superheroes, so I offered the most obvious choice鈥擳he Fantastic Four. I pulled up a picture of them and she goes, 鈥淥h no no, we can鈥檛 have that. Let鈥檚 do another one.鈥 Confused, I pulled up a Justice League one with Batman, Superman, The Flash, and Wonder Woman. Again, she said no. I asked her if she needed anything specific (she didn鈥檛 know superheroes, why was she so picky?), and she just said, 鈥淥h, it鈥檚 just that he鈥檚 a boy, you know? We can鈥檛 have a girl superhero on his cake.鈥
I nearly lost my shit. I did temporarily lose my customer service face and ask why, women have been superheroes all the time, Wonder Woman is iconic, etc etc and she was like, 鈥淚t鈥檚 just that my son has been playing with Barbie dolls lately and I really don鈥檛 want him to end up鈥 well, you know.鈥
This shit has got to stop.聽When you teach boys that certain things are only for girls, you鈥檙e limiting them and you鈥檙e teaching them that girls or 鈥済irly things鈥 are bad. If you want gender equality as an adult, you better make DAMN sure that you鈥檙e teaching the same thing to your kids.

So this woman did not want her son to turn out 鈥榶ou know鈥 and her plan for that was to get him a cake with spandex-clad manly men AND ONLY MEN on it? I don鈥檛 think she thought that one through too well鈥

in sociology class we were talking about gender being assigned to objects and one of the male students started saying how forward thinking he is because he buys his daughter sports equipment and 鈥渂oy toys鈥. I asked if he鈥檇 do the same if he had a son and he said 鈥淥f course I鈥檇 buy my son sports equipment鈥. I clarified 鈥淣o, would you buy him dolls and other toys that are thought of as being for girls鈥.聽He turned around and didn鈥檛 answer.
Parents will pat themselves on the back for letting their little girls play baseball but a little boy with a Barbie is still considered an affront to society


Fuck everything.

My father was one of these parents (along with several other harmful issues!), and even though I know, for an absolute fact, that his world views and ways are entirely wrong, this shit he tried to ingrain into me still effects me to this day.Parents, don鈥檛 ruin your fucking kids by treating them like this.


I wonder how much of the 鈥渕others police masculinity more鈥 phenomenon comes back to 鈥渨hen a man fails at masculinity, we call him a mama鈥檚 boy and blame her for it.鈥


A lot of it. It doesn鈥檛 really excuse it, and as someone who did a decade and a half of childcare I can tell you that for every woman who does as described above there鈥檚 one sneaking the Dora the Explorer fruit snacks because those are the ones her son loves but his father will flip his shit. 
Or being crushed that since he went to daycare he suddenly won鈥檛 do 鈥済irl stuff鈥 bc the other boys will make fun of him. 
It鈥檚 really sad either way. 
But when it does manifest that way a huge amount is 鈥淚鈥檓 not raising a mama鈥檚 boy I鈥檓 raising a MAN!鈥 And it鈥檚 gross. 


My nephew is 4 and we鈥檝e NEVER gendered things with him, whenever he鈥檚 allowed a treat or a toy, we just ask him which one he wants and that鈥檚 it, sometimes he picks out cars and superhero toys, other times he wants dolls and pretty pink things, I let him choose his prize at a carnival last summer and he excitedly picked a big hot pink inflatable baseball bat that said 鈥減rincess鈥 on it, the looks we got from some people were astounding. And even if he does turn out to be 鈥測ou know鈥, then good for him, he鈥檒l be wholeheartedly loved and supported.

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sesame: 50 THINGS YOU DON'T NEED TO KNOW "1- RUBBER BANDS LAST LONGER WHEN REFRIGERATED 2-PEANUTS ARE ONE OF THE INGREDIENTS OF DYNAMITE 3- THERE ARE 293 WAYS TO MAKE CHANGE FOR A DOLLAR * 4-THE AVERAGE PERSON'S LEFT HAND DOES 56% OF THE TYPING 5- A SHARK IS THE ONLY FISH THAT CAN BLINK WITH BOTH EYES. 6- THERE ARE MORE CHICKENS THAN PEOPLE IN THE WORLD 7- THE LONGEST ONE-SYLLABLE WORD IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IS "SCREECHED. 8- ON A CANADIAN TWO-DOLLAR BILL, THE FLAG FLYING OVER THE PARLIAMENT BUILDING IS AN AMERICAN FLAG. 9- ALL OF THE CLOCKS IN THE MOVIE "PULP FICTION" ARE STUCK ON 4:20 10 NO WORD IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE RHYMES WITH MONTH, ORANGE, SILVER OR PURPLE 11-"DREAMT IS THE ONLY ENGLISH WORD THAT ENDS IN THE LETTERS "MT 12-ALMONDS ARE A MEMBER OF THE PEACH FAMILY 13- THERE ARE ONLY 4 WORDS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE WHICH END IN DOUS TREMENDOUS, HORRENDOUS, STUPENDOUS, AND HAZARDOUS 14-A CAT HAS 32 MUSCLES IN EACH EAR. " 15- AN OSTRICH'S EYE IS BIGGER THAN ITS BRAIN 16- TIGERS HAVE STRIPED SKIN, NOT JUST STRIPED FUR. " 17- IN MOST ADVERTISEMENTS, THE TIME DISPLAYED ON A WATCH IS 10:10 18- AL CAPONE'S BUSINESS CARD SAID HE WAS A USED FURNITURE DEALER " 19- THE CHARACTERS BERT & ERNIE ON SESAME STREET WERE NAMED AFTER BERT THE COP AND ERNIE THE TAXI DRIVER IN FRANK CAPRA'S "ITS A WONDERFULLIFE 20- A DRAGONFLY HAS A LIFE SPAN OF 1-6 MONTHS 21- A GOLDFISH HAS A MEMORY SPAN OF 3 SECONDS 22- ITS IMPOSSIBLE TO SNEEZE WITH YOUR EYES OPEN. 23- THE GIANT SQUID HAS THE LARGEST EYES IN THE WORLD 24- IN ENGLAND, THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE IS NOT ALLOWED TO SPEAK. 25- THE MICROWAVE WAS INVENTED AFTER A RESEARCHER WALKED BY A RADAR TUBE AND A CHOCOLATE BAR MELTED IN HIS POCKE 26- THE AVERAGE PERSON FALLS ASLEEP IN SEVEN MINUTES. 27- THERE ARE 336 DIMPLES ON A REGULATION GOLF BALL 28-THE AVERAGE HUMAN EATS 8 SPIDERS IN THEIR LIFETIME AT NIGHT 29- A COCKROACH CAN LIVE NINE DAYS WITHOUT ITS HEAD BEFORE IT STARVES TO DEATH 30- A POLAR BEAR'S SKIN IS BLACK. ITS FUR IS NOT WHITE, BUT ACTUALLY CLEAR. 31- ELVIS HAD A TWIN BROTHER NAMED AARON, WHO DIED AT BIRTH, WHICH IS WHY ELVIS MIDDLE NAME WAS SPELLED ARON: IN HONOR OF HIS BROTHER. IT IS ALSO MIS SPELLED ON HIS TOMB STONE 32- DONALD DUCK COMICS WERE BANNED IN FINLAND BECAUSE HE DOESN'T WEAR PANTS 33- MORE PEOPLE ARE KILLED BY DONKEYS ANNUALLY THAN ARE KILLED IN PLANE CRASHES. 34- STEWARDESSES IS THE LONGEST WORD TYPED WITH ONLY THE LEFT HAND. 35- SHAKESPEARE INVENTED THE WORDS "ASSASSINATION" AND "BUMP." 36- MARILYN MONROE HAD 6 TOES ON ONE FOOT. (NOT TRUE, WE'RE TOLDI) 37- IF YOU KEEP A GOLDFISH IN THE DARK ROOM, IT WILL EVENTUALLY TURN WHITE. 38-WOMEN BLINK NEARLY TWICE AS MUCH AS MEN 39- RIGHT-HANDED PEOPLE LIVE, ON AVERAGE, NINE YEARS LONGER THAN LEFT HANDED PEOPLE DO *40- THE SENTENCE "THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE LAZY DOG USES EVERY LETTER IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE *41- THE NAMES OF THE CONTINENTS ALL END WITH THE SAME LETTER WITH WHICH THEY START 42- TYPEWRITER IS THE LONGEST WORD THAT CAN BE MADE USING THE LETTERS ON ONLY ONE ROW OF THE KEYBOARD 43- THE WORD RACECAR AND KAYAK ARE THE SAME WHETHER THEY ARE READ LEFT TO RIGHT OR RIGHT TO LEFT 44- A SNAIL CAN SLEEP FOR 3 YEARS 45- AMERICAN AIRLINES SAVED $40,000 IN 1987 BY ELIMINATING ONE OLIVE FROM EACH SALAD SERVED IN FIRST-CLASS 46- THE ELECTRIC CHAIR WAS INVENTED BY A DENTIST 47- VATICAN CITY IS THE SMALLEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WITH A POPULATION OF 1,000 AND A SIZE OF 108.7 ACRES 48-"I AM" IS THE SHORTEST COMPLETE SENTENCE IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE * 49- NO PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES WAS AN ONLY CHILD AND LAST AND DEFINITELY MOST IMPORTANT 50- THE AVERAGE CHOCOLATE BAR HAS 8 INSECTS LEGS IN IT l KNOW SO MUCH NOW lolmeme.th Some of these are not true, but wich ones?
sesame: 50 THINGS YOU DON'T
 NEED TO KNOW
 "1- RUBBER BANDS LAST LONGER WHEN REFRIGERATED
 2-PEANUTS ARE ONE OF THE INGREDIENTS OF DYNAMITE
 3- THERE ARE 293 WAYS TO MAKE CHANGE FOR A DOLLAR
 * 4-THE AVERAGE PERSON'S LEFT HAND DOES 56% OF THE TYPING
 5- A SHARK IS THE ONLY FISH THAT CAN BLINK WITH BOTH EYES.
 6- THERE ARE MORE CHICKENS THAN PEOPLE IN THE WORLD
 7- THE LONGEST ONE-SYLLABLE WORD IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE IS "SCREECHED.
 8- ON A CANADIAN TWO-DOLLAR BILL, THE FLAG FLYING OVER THE PARLIAMENT
 BUILDING IS AN AMERICAN FLAG.
 9- ALL OF THE CLOCKS IN THE MOVIE "PULP FICTION" ARE STUCK ON 4:20
 10 NO WORD IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE RHYMES WITH MONTH, ORANGE, SILVER OR
 PURPLE
 11-"DREAMT IS THE ONLY ENGLISH WORD THAT ENDS IN THE LETTERS "MT
 12-ALMONDS ARE A MEMBER OF THE PEACH FAMILY
 13- THERE ARE ONLY 4 WORDS IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE WHICH END IN DOUS
 TREMENDOUS, HORRENDOUS, STUPENDOUS, AND HAZARDOUS
 14-A CAT HAS 32 MUSCLES IN EACH EAR.
 " 15- AN OSTRICH'S EYE IS BIGGER THAN ITS BRAIN
 16- TIGERS HAVE STRIPED SKIN, NOT JUST STRIPED FUR.
 " 17- IN MOST ADVERTISEMENTS, THE TIME DISPLAYED ON A WATCH IS 10:10
 18- AL CAPONE'S BUSINESS CARD SAID HE WAS A USED FURNITURE DEALER
 " 19- THE CHARACTERS BERT & ERNIE ON SESAME STREET WERE NAMED AFTER BERT
 THE COP AND ERNIE THE TAXI DRIVER IN FRANK CAPRA'S "ITS A WONDERFULLIFE
 20- A DRAGONFLY HAS A LIFE SPAN OF 1-6 MONTHS
 21- A GOLDFISH HAS A MEMORY SPAN OF 3 SECONDS
 22- ITS IMPOSSIBLE TO SNEEZE WITH YOUR EYES OPEN.
 23- THE GIANT SQUID HAS THE LARGEST EYES IN THE WORLD
 24- IN ENGLAND, THE SPEAKER OF THE HOUSE IS NOT ALLOWED TO SPEAK.
 25- THE MICROWAVE WAS INVENTED AFTER A RESEARCHER WALKED BY A RADAR
 TUBE AND A CHOCOLATE BAR MELTED IN HIS POCKE
 26- THE AVERAGE PERSON FALLS ASLEEP IN SEVEN MINUTES.
 27- THERE ARE 336 DIMPLES ON A REGULATION GOLF BALL
 28-THE AVERAGE HUMAN EATS 8 SPIDERS IN THEIR LIFETIME AT NIGHT
 29- A COCKROACH CAN LIVE NINE DAYS WITHOUT ITS HEAD BEFORE IT STARVES TO
 DEATH
 30- A POLAR BEAR'S SKIN IS BLACK. ITS FUR IS NOT WHITE, BUT ACTUALLY CLEAR.
 31- ELVIS HAD A TWIN BROTHER NAMED AARON, WHO DIED AT BIRTH, WHICH IS WHY
 ELVIS MIDDLE NAME WAS SPELLED ARON: IN HONOR OF HIS BROTHER. IT IS ALSO MIS
 SPELLED ON HIS TOMB STONE
 32- DONALD DUCK COMICS WERE BANNED IN FINLAND BECAUSE HE DOESN'T WEAR
 PANTS
 33- MORE PEOPLE ARE KILLED BY DONKEYS ANNUALLY THAN ARE KILLED IN PLANE
 CRASHES.
 34- STEWARDESSES IS THE LONGEST WORD TYPED WITH ONLY THE LEFT HAND. 35-
 SHAKESPEARE INVENTED THE WORDS "ASSASSINATION" AND "BUMP."
 36- MARILYN MONROE HAD 6 TOES ON ONE FOOT. (NOT TRUE, WE'RE TOLDI)
 37- IF YOU KEEP A GOLDFISH IN THE DARK ROOM, IT WILL EVENTUALLY TURN WHITE.
 38-WOMEN BLINK NEARLY TWICE AS MUCH AS MEN
 39- RIGHT-HANDED PEOPLE LIVE, ON AVERAGE, NINE YEARS LONGER THAN LEFT
 HANDED PEOPLE DO
 *40- THE SENTENCE "THE QUICK BROWN FOX JUMPS OVER THE LAZY DOG USES
 EVERY LETTER IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
 *41- THE NAMES OF THE CONTINENTS ALL END WITH THE SAME LETTER WITH WHICH
 THEY START
 42- TYPEWRITER IS THE LONGEST WORD THAT CAN BE MADE USING THE LETTERS ON
 ONLY ONE ROW OF THE KEYBOARD
 43- THE WORD RACECAR AND KAYAK ARE THE SAME WHETHER THEY ARE READ LEFT
 TO RIGHT OR RIGHT TO LEFT
 44- A SNAIL CAN SLEEP FOR 3 YEARS
 45- AMERICAN AIRLINES SAVED $40,000 IN 1987 BY ELIMINATING ONE OLIVE FROM
 EACH SALAD SERVED IN FIRST-CLASS
 46- THE ELECTRIC CHAIR WAS INVENTED BY A DENTIST
 47- VATICAN CITY IS THE SMALLEST COUNTRY IN THE WORLD WITH A POPULATION OF
 1,000 AND A SIZE OF 108.7 ACRES
 48-"I AM" IS THE SHORTEST COMPLETE SENTENCE IN THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE
 * 49- NO PRESIDENT OF THE UNITED STATES WAS AN ONLY CHILD
 AND LAST AND DEFINITELY MOST IMPORTANT
 50- THE AVERAGE CHOCOLATE BAR HAS 8 INSECTS LEGS IN IT
 l KNOW SO
 MUCH NOW
 lolmeme.th
Some of these are not true, but wich ones?

Some of these are not true, but wich ones?

sesame: er er KINDER SURPRISE 2OG KINGER SURPRISE T-1 1.17 KS GIRLS 20G KINDER SURPRISE GIRL 1.17 thoughts-of-an-x-factor: ohgressfuriosa: castiel-knight-of-hell: jen-kollic: thejollity: jen-kollic: hobopoppins: manaphy: wow I didn鈥檛 know fuckin chocolate eggs were gendered OKAY LET ME TELL YOU A STORY ABOUT THE FUCKING PINK EGGS. I work at a concession stand in an ice rink. We sell a bunch of chocolate bars and snacks and shit including Kinder Surprise eggs. So one day this woman comes up to the counter with her two little kids, a girl who鈥檚 probably about 6 or 7 and a little boy, maybe 3 or 4. The mom asks what they want, the little girl points at the Kinder eggs and says 鈥淥ne of those!鈥. I asked if she wanted the white or the pink egg. She said pink. The little boy pointed to the Kinder eggs and says 鈥淥ne of those!鈥. I asked if he wanted the white or the pink egg. He said pink. HOLY SHIT IT WAS LIKE I OPENED THE GATES OF HELL. The mom absolutely FLIPPED and was like 鈥淵OU ARE NOT GETTING THE PINK EGG IT鈥橲 ONLY FOR GIRLS. YOU CAN GET THE WHITE ONE OR NOTHING AT ALL鈥. The little boy looked at his mom and said 鈥淏ut I want the same as ______ (whatever the sister鈥檚 name was)鈥. The mom completely ignored him and turned to me and gave me a death glare. 鈥淗e can have the white egg.鈥 I had to give a little boy a white egg when he wanted the pink so that he could be the same as his big sister and he started crying. The mom just reiterated that the pink egg was for girls and told him that boys don鈥檛 cry. And this is why we shouldn鈥檛 gender fucking chocolate eggs. This is actually a relatively new thing, originally Kinder Eggs were all white like the ones on the left. I don鈥檛 know at what point they decided to make 鈥榞irl鈥檚鈥 Kinder Eggs, but I do not like it. Holy shit do not even get me started on how moms constantly police their sons鈥 masculinity. I鈥檝e seen mothers do it WAY more often than fathers. I used to work at a bakery that specialized in creating custom cakes. We had this feature where we could print out any image off the computer and put it on a cake (with rice paper). One day this lady comes in and asks for an image we had of the baby Sesame Street characters. They鈥檙e all together with cake and confetti, and she asks, 鈥淥h, well since it鈥檚 a boy, can you please change all of the little pink confettis into blue confetti? I mean, he鈥檚 a聽boy, you know.鈥 Confetti. The fucking confetti. It barely covered 5% of the image. Another instance was when a lady asked me for an image of four superheroes to put on her son鈥檚 cake because her son was turning four. She admitted to not knowing any superheroes, so I offered the most obvious choice鈥擳he Fantastic Four. I pulled up a picture of them and she goes, 鈥淥h no no, we can鈥檛 have that. Let鈥檚 do another one.鈥 Confused, I pulled up a Justice League one with Batman, Superman, The Flash, and Wonder Woman. Again, she said no. I asked her if she needed anything specific (she didn鈥檛 know superheroes, why was she so picky?), and she just said, 鈥淥h, it鈥檚 just that he鈥檚 a boy, you know? We can鈥檛 have a girl superhero on his cake.鈥 I nearly lost my shit. I did temporarily lose my customer service face and ask why, women have been superheroes all the time, Wonder Woman is iconic, etc etc and she was like, 鈥淚t鈥檚 just that my son has been playing with Barbie dolls lately and I really don鈥檛 want him to end up鈥 well, you know.鈥 This shit has got to stop.聽When you teach boys that certain things are only for girls, you鈥檙e limiting them and you鈥檙e teaching them that girls or 鈥済irly things鈥 are bad. If you want gender equality as an adult, you better make DAMN sure that you鈥檙e teaching the same thing to your kids. So this woman did not want her son to turn out 鈥榶ou know鈥 and her plan for that was to get him a cake with spandex-clad manly men AND ONLY MEN on it? I don鈥檛 think she thought that one through too well鈥 in sociology class we were talking about gender being assigned to objects and one of the male students started saying how forward thinking he is because he buys his daughter sports equipment and 鈥渂oy toys鈥. I asked if he鈥檇 do the same if he had a son and he said 鈥淥f course I鈥檇 buy my son sports equipment鈥. I clarified 鈥淣o, would you buy him dolls and other toys that are thought of as being for girls鈥.聽He turned around and didn鈥檛 answer. Parents will pat themselves on the back for letting their little girls play baseball but a little boy with a Barbie is still considered an affront to society Fuck everything. My father was one of these parents (along with several other harmful issues!), and even though I know, for an absolute fact, that his world views and ways are entirely wrong, this shit he tried to ingrain into me still effects me to this day.Parents, don鈥檛 ruin your fucking kids by treating them like this.
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 KINDER SURPRISE
 2OG KINGER SURPRISE T-1
 1.17
 KS GIRLS
 20G KINDER SURPRISE GIRL
 1.17
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manaphy:
wow I didn鈥檛 know fuckin chocolate eggs were gendered
OKAY LET ME TELL YOU A STORY ABOUT THE FUCKING PINK EGGS.
I work at a concession stand in an ice rink. We sell a bunch of chocolate bars and snacks and shit including Kinder Surprise eggs.
So one day this woman comes up to the counter with her two little kids, a girl who鈥檚 probably about 6 or 7 and a little boy, maybe 3 or 4. The mom asks what they want, the little girl points at the Kinder eggs and says 鈥淥ne of those!鈥. I asked if she wanted the white or the pink egg. She said pink. The little boy pointed to the Kinder eggs and says 鈥淥ne of those!鈥. I asked if he wanted the white or the pink egg. He said pink. HOLY SHIT IT WAS LIKE I OPENED THE GATES OF HELL. The mom absolutely FLIPPED and was like 鈥淵OU ARE NOT GETTING THE PINK EGG IT鈥橲 ONLY FOR GIRLS. YOU CAN GET THE WHITE ONE OR NOTHING AT ALL鈥. The little boy looked at his mom and said 鈥淏ut I want the same as ______ (whatever the sister鈥檚 name was)鈥. The mom completely ignored him and turned to me and gave me a death glare. 鈥淗e can have the white egg.鈥
I had to give a little boy a white egg when he wanted the pink so that he could be the same as his big sister and he started crying. The mom just reiterated that the pink egg was for girls and told him that boys don鈥檛 cry.
And this is why we shouldn鈥檛 gender fucking chocolate eggs.

This is actually a relatively new thing, originally Kinder Eggs were all white like the ones on the left. I don鈥檛 know at what point they decided to make 鈥榞irl鈥檚鈥 Kinder Eggs, but I do not like it.

Holy shit do not even get me started on how moms constantly police their sons鈥 masculinity. I鈥檝e seen mothers do it WAY more often than fathers.
I used to work at a bakery that specialized in creating custom cakes. We had this feature where we could print out any image off the computer and put it on a cake (with rice paper). One day this lady comes in and asks for an image we had of the baby Sesame Street characters. They鈥檙e all together with cake and confetti, and she asks, 鈥淥h, well since it鈥檚 a boy, can you please change all of the little pink confettis into blue confetti? I mean, he鈥檚 a聽boy, you know.鈥
Confetti.
The fucking confetti.
It barely covered 5% of the image.
Another instance was when a lady asked me for an image of four superheroes to put on her son鈥檚 cake because her son was turning four. She admitted to not knowing any superheroes, so I offered the most obvious choice鈥擳he Fantastic Four. I pulled up a picture of them and she goes, 鈥淥h no no, we can鈥檛 have that. Let鈥檚 do another one.鈥 Confused, I pulled up a Justice League one with Batman, Superman, The Flash, and Wonder Woman. Again, she said no. I asked her if she needed anything specific (she didn鈥檛 know superheroes, why was she so picky?), and she just said, 鈥淥h, it鈥檚 just that he鈥檚 a boy, you know? We can鈥檛 have a girl superhero on his cake.鈥
I nearly lost my shit. I did temporarily lose my customer service face and ask why, women have been superheroes all the time, Wonder Woman is iconic, etc etc and she was like, 鈥淚t鈥檚 just that my son has been playing with Barbie dolls lately and I really don鈥檛 want him to end up鈥 well, you know.鈥
This shit has got to stop.聽When you teach boys that certain things are only for girls, you鈥檙e limiting them and you鈥檙e teaching them that girls or 鈥済irly things鈥 are bad. If you want gender equality as an adult, you better make DAMN sure that you鈥檙e teaching the same thing to your kids.

So this woman did not want her son to turn out 鈥榶ou know鈥 and her plan for that was to get him a cake with spandex-clad manly men AND ONLY MEN on it? I don鈥檛 think she thought that one through too well鈥

in sociology class we were talking about gender being assigned to objects and one of the male students started saying how forward thinking he is because he buys his daughter sports equipment and 鈥渂oy toys鈥. I asked if he鈥檇 do the same if he had a son and he said 鈥淥f course I鈥檇 buy my son sports equipment鈥. I clarified 鈥淣o, would you buy him dolls and other toys that are thought of as being for girls鈥.聽He turned around and didn鈥檛 answer.
Parents will pat themselves on the back for letting their little girls play baseball but a little boy with a Barbie is still considered an affront to society


Fuck everything.

My father was one of these parents (along with several other harmful issues!), and even though I know, for an absolute fact, that his world views and ways are entirely wrong, this shit he tried to ingrain into me still effects me to this day.Parents, don鈥檛 ruin your fucking kids by treating them like this.

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