It was 40 years ago today. A little rock n’ roll musical written by out-of-work actor, Richard O’Brien, premiered at the 63-seat theatre, The Royal Court Theatre upstairs. Young actors Tim Curry, Julie Covington, Chris Malcom, Richard O’Brien, Patricia Quinn, Rayner Bourton, Nell Campbell & Paddy O’Hagan made up the original cast. 15 months later, filming began for the film version of the hit musical which would become the longest running theatrical release of all time and the greatest and most well known cult film in history.
Happy birthday, Rocky!
YES HAPPY BIRTHDAYY
Yaaaay! I only have it on VHS though… I need to get a bluray copy!
Saw the video floating around so I gif’d it for anyone who doesn’t wanna actually watch it haha.
OH MY GOD THE JETSKI.
IT GOT BETTER.
“We went to Kineshma, that’s in Ivanovo region, to visit his parents. I went as a heroine and I never expected someone to welcome me, a front-line girl, like that. We’ve gone through so much, we’ve saved lives, lifes of mothers, wives. And then… I heard accusations, I was bad-mouthed. Before that I’ve only ever been “dear sister”… We had tea and my husband’s mother took him aside and started crying: “Who did you marry? A front-line girl… You have two younger sisters. Who’s going to marry them now?” When I think back to that moment I feel tears welling up. Imagine: I had a record, I loved it a lot. There was a song, it said: you have the right to wear the best shoes. That was about a front-line girl. I had it playing, and [his?] elder sister came up and broke it apart, saying: you have no rights. They destroyed all my photos from the war… We, front-line girls, went through so much during hte war… and then we had another war. Another terrible war. The men left us, they didn’t cover our backs. Not like at the front.” from С.Алексеевич “У войны не женское лицо”
In Soviet Union women participating in WWII were erased from history, remaining as the occasional anecdote of a female sniper or simply as medical staff or, at best, radio specialists. The word “front-line girl” (frontovichka) became a terrible insult, synonimous to “whore”. Hundreds thousand of girls who went to war to protect their homeland with their very lives, who came back injured or disabled, with medals for valor, had to hide it to protect themselves from public scorn.
This has always happened in history: Women do something important. Then they get shamed for it (so nobody will talk about it) and it gets erased from history.
And then certain men will say: “Women suck, they’ve never done anything important.”
Look into history and learn that women have played a far greater role then douches (present and past) wanted you to know.
People pretend that women didn’t do anything of interest until the 60s, and this is why.
Milky Way Over Crater Lake with Airglow
Image Credit & Copyright: John H. Moore
Tumblr, teaching more about rape culture than they do in school
rape.. is fucking rape.. I can’t believe that people have to be reminded in this century.. it’s fucking depressing
I love this new trend of actresses calling reporters out on their bullshit.
Another data point. Same tune, different song.
I love Scarlett.. give ‘em hell girl.
Will always reblog the spaceship porn :)
shall always have a special place in me cold heart for this ship.. no matter the incarnation
ooh.. shiny.. and naked
The Heart NebulaI see a penis with a big ballsack.
Correction guys; the Little Cock and Balls Nebula
I wouldn’t dare to imagine how your Rorschach tests might turn out…
I was gonna say it looks like the left lung.. with heart sack. but.. now.. I see it..
Let me teach you a little something ;)
always reblog books, breasts, and glasses.. the sweetest trinity