R.I.P. Gabriel Garcia Marquez, dies aged 87
Colombian author, Garcia Marquez’s magical realist novels and short stories exposed tens of millions of readers to Latin America’s passion, superstition, violence and inequality.
Widely considered the most popular Spanish-language writer since Miguel de Cervantes in the 17th century, Garcia Marquez achieved literary celebrity that spawned comparisons to Mark Twain and Charles Dickens.
His flamboyant and melancholy works outsold everything published in Spanish except the Bible. The epic 1967 novel “One Hundred Years of Solitude sold more than 50 million copies in more than 25 languages.
collections that are raw as fuck ➝ jean louis sabaji s/s 2013
When I started transition, almost 14 years ago, I imagined, I had this fantasy, that I would start taking hormones and in a few years, I was gonna blend in and no one would ever know that I was trans. I could just live my life undetected. And I knew a lot of trans folks like that, it was presented as the goal of transitioning.
When I realized that I wasn’t blending in effortlessly, I had to sort of to reevaluate things for myself. I had to begin to think about and I’ve begin to own this transgender thing. It became something that I had to say, "Well, this is who I am." (x)
all the things i ship ★ jess mariano and rory gilmore
i think i may have loved you, but i just need to let it go. so, that’s it, i guess. um, i hope you’re good. i want you to be good, and, um, okay, so, goodbye. that word sounds really lame and stupid right now, but there it is. goodbye.
ɪ ᴋɴᴏᴡ ʏᴏᴜ ᴛʜɪɴᴋ ʏᴏᴜ’ʀᴇ ʜᴀᴠɪɴɢ ᴀ ʙᴀᴅ ᴅᴀʏ ɴᴏᴡ ʙᴜᴛ ɪ ғᴏᴜɴᴅ ᴏᴜᴛ ᴛᴏᴅᴀʏ ᴛʜᴀᴛ ɪ ᴅɪᴇᴅ ᴀ ғᴇᴡ ᴍᴏɴᴛʜs ᴀɢᴏ. ɪ ᴜsᴇᴅ ᴛᴏ ʙᴇ ᴀ ᴍᴏᴅᴇʀᴀᴛᴇʟʏ sᴜᴄᴄᴇssғᴜʟ sᴜᴘᴇʀ ʜᴇʀᴏ. ʜᴀᴅ ᴀɴ ᴀᴄᴛɪᴏɴ ғɪɢᴜʀᴇ ᴀɴᴅ ᴇᴠᴇʀʏᴛʜɪɴɢ ᴀɴᴅ ᴛʜᴇɴ ɪ ᴡᴇɴᴛ ᴀɴᴅ ɢᴏᴛ ᴅᴇᴀᴅ. ʏ’ᴋɴᴏᴡ, sᴏ… ᴛᴏᴘ ᴛʜᴀᴛ.
“To the people clinging to the notion that female-led pictures are a niche genre, people see them! They make money! The world is round, people!” - Cate Blanchett