the framing and cinematography of one froggy evening is so incredibly good. you get these tiny little scenes, just long enough to show someone blink, basically, to react to michigan j frog’s presence, and then you move on. look at the way his face is framed in the shot: that’s an incredibly uncomfortable position to place a face in scene, his focus is completely cut off and there’s nothing but vast stretches of negative space filled with those beautiful stylized backgrounds behind him. it’s claustrophobic, and it’s funny as hell. chuck jones was truly a master of the craft
the fact that this single cell is making me laugh uncontrollably AND that i remember the precise moment in the cartoon when it occurs is just proof of every assertion made above
~all watched over by mercenaries of loving grace~
it really pisses me off when people like jacob appelbaum get up and start quoting feminists and then immediately start defending julian assange, someone who is a rapist. the points of view they lean towards being either 1. that there is no way this isnt just a ploy to get him expedited or 2. even if it was a real thing that assange did that there is no way for him to be prosecuted for it with out also getting prosecuted for wikileaks related things. i will say i agree with that second point, but that it is not at all a reason to keep defending him. it ignores the voices of his victim/s just as much as the first point.
one thing i have to say is: Who The Fuck Is Julian Assange? cause he aint wikileaks, thats a whole organization of people — assange being the editor and spokesperson for them. while i do not wish for him to be prosecuted for wikileaks stuff, i think the moment those rape charges came around we should of all dropped this dude right in the fucking trash. wikileaks exists just fine without him. like oh no, what will they ever do without their pr guy??? some of us did stop supporting him for sure and that owns in my opinion. i just wish it was more people.
this is mostly a reaction to rewatching appelbaum’s 29c3 talk from last year that has been circulating recently after edward snowden leaked information about the nsa spying on everyone ever forever. and ya know what, appelbaum’s got some shit hot ideas and a good brain and all but i aint going to stand up next to them come revolution time when they keep defending assange, and ignoring the victims of a really gross dude.
defend the ideas that wikileaks embody, not julian assange.
thank you i really appreciate this :3
all with the national anthem playing slowly in the background, all with panning shots of beautiful iliac crests, downy bellies, rough chins
the national anthem is Ignition (Remix) btw
reminder that julian assange is a self-professed rapist. literally his defense attorneys admitted he penetrated a woman while she was sleeping, under false pretenses, against her express wishes, and that their “case” was going to depend on somehow proving that the act itself was not technically rape for whatever reason. dude’s a rapist straight up. of course, that doesn’t mean he’s not ALSO a serious whistleblower AND someone who is definitely not getting anything like a fair trial should he ever set foot outside that embassy ever again, but
still a rapist
Franz Xaver Winterhalter (German, 1806-1873), Portrait of the Prince de Joinville. Oil on canvas, 92.5 x 74 cm.
(some of us are)