On Saturday I went to the annual Indyman Beer Con, a place for independent breweries to showcase their ales. I went because a friend invited me, and we’d been there before. I bought my ticket a good few months ago for £13 and it was the most I have ever spent on a ticket to a beer festival,…
"The baton then passed to Don McGregor, who talked about his time working on Black Panther, saying that writing an all black cast was controversial at the time. “People kept asking, where are the white people? So I had the Panther fight the Ku Klux Klan.”"
This is the best goddamn response I have ever seen
"Do not keep the alabaster boxes of your love and tenderness sealed up until your friends are dead. Fill their lives with sweetness. Speak approving, cheering words while their ears can hear them, and while their hearts can be thrilled by them. The things you mean to say when they are gone, say before they go. The flowers you mean to send for their coffins, send to brighten and sweeten their homes before they leave them. If my friends have alabaster boxes laid away, full of perfumes of sympathy and affection, which they intend to break over my dead body, I would rather they would bring them out in my weary hours, and open them, I may be refreshed and cheered by them while I need them."
— Henry Ward Beecher (via brigdh)