(After binging on a bunch of RedLetterMedia reviews.)

OLIVIA: Hey. Look at Nabet’s arm. It’s…

(PAUSE)

… half in the bag.

(After binging on a bunch of RedLetterMedia reviews.)

OLIVIA: Hey. Look at Nabet’s arm. It’s…

(PAUSE)

… half in the bag.

I’m glad Isaac doesn’t like frosting on his Toaster Strudel. Now I can suck it straight out of the little packet like the gross man that I am.

sirkai:

Ratchet is the oldest, proudest grandpa.

Reblogging this for galaxybones because of reasons.

i am such a good parent

i am such a good parent

josuecruzart:

tombllr:

I can’t just draw one Sonic.

Hey tombllr, you drew Luigi all wrong.


Pretty sure that Luigi is the red one, okay?

josuecruzart:

tombllr:

I can’t just draw one Sonic.

Hey tombllr, you drew Luigi all wrong.

Pretty sure that Luigi is the red one, okay?

I can’t just draw one Sonic.

I can’t just draw one Sonic.

Anyone else’s tumblr dash loading images / text in AN ODD FASHION?

EDIT:  Okay, cool.  Glad it isn’t just me.

Ragdoll Sonic

Ragdoll Sonic

neairaalenko:

fatmf:

shehasathree:

kanthia:

raggediestandi:

itsvondell:

off-in-lala-land:

You know, if I was a parent, it would be at this point that I’d rip the game from his hands, stash it in my backpack, and force him to enjoy history goddamnit. This vacation cost a lot and the game is only for the hotel and travel time.

imagine trying to force someone to think that stonehenge is fun

"look kid we’re a ridiculous distance from a bunch of broken rocks how could you possibly be bored this is totally an appropriate vacation spot for someone this age."

Ah, fuck. Shit like this always gets to me, the tired old technophobe spiel and maybe it’s because it’s so rampant in my field (I work in outdoor education), but it just starts feeling so goddamn derivative after a while, nouveau hipsters who think the world is ending because kids play too many video games.
But what we’re missing is that this kid’s parents bought him his SP and a copy of Leaf Green (the employee at the game store said it would be perfect for him) so that he would shut up on the plane ride over and not bother them in the hotel, imagining that as soon as they touched down the kid would put the thing down and appreciate all the castles and grass and cafes and operas and rocks and ~*~culture~*~, because that’s what culture and history are, right? A bunch of old rocks.
What they missed is this kid staying up way past his bedtime the night before their plane flew out on message boards and chat rooms trying to find out which is the best starter, finally settled on a Squirtle and named it Rocky, and right now while his parents are appreciating rocks he and Rocky have got to save the whole world from Team Rocket because he’s a hero and that’s what heroes do and he’s so invested in this story and this world, he thinks he might have found the place where Machops live, why should he care about a guide droning on about Romans and a bunch of old people taking pictures?But please, go ahead and take the Gameboy from him, break it in half and remind him that you spent A LOT on this vacation, and HOW DARE HE. You will FORCE him to ENJOY his GODDAMN VACATION because it’s REAL LIFE. Wonder why he’s so upset, you’re the one who spent money on the thing? All he invested in it was time and emotion, and those things are definitely less important than money, when you’re eight. Wonder why he’s so disconnected from education, when you’ve managed to turn it into a punishment, a deprivation, a source of misery? Go on and repeat the tired old technophobe line until you’re red in the face, share it on Facebook and reblog it on Tumblr and retweet it on Twitter: nobody but you knows how to live ~*~REAL LIFE~*~ because we’re so busy exploring imaginary worlds.
Kids don’t just need to be taught when to use devices, we as their parents and guardians also need to be taught why they use devices. If a kid is more invested in Kanto than Stonehenge, why? How can we change our approach so kids ~*~appreciate real history~*~? And if not, can’t we just accept and appreciate that this kid will go back to the third grade, say “Yeah, I saw Stonehenge, it was neat, but who wants to trade a Haunter for my Machoke?”

the commentary!

commentary

Reblogging for the commentary. I’m a historian. I work in a public history field. My 6 year old is pretty much guaranteed to have the importance of history hammered into him his entire life. He thinks history is cool, and would think Stonehenge is cool for about 5 minutes before he’d be ready to move on to the next thing. A lot of kids have the attention span of a gnat, some moreso than others. Like my 6 year old, who’s got ADHD. But I digress.

neairaalenko:

fatmf:

shehasathree:

kanthia:

raggediestandi:

itsvondell:

off-in-lala-land:

You know, if I was a parent, it would be at this point that I’d rip the game from his hands, stash it in my backpack, and force him to enjoy history goddamnit. This vacation cost a lot and the game is only for the hotel and travel time.

imagine trying to force someone to think that stonehenge is fun

"look kid we’re a ridiculous distance from a bunch of broken rocks how could you possibly be bored this is totally an appropriate vacation spot for someone this age."

Ah, fuck. Shit like this always gets to me, the tired old technophobe spiel and maybe it’s because it’s so rampant in my field (I work in outdoor education), but it just starts feeling so goddamn derivative after a while, nouveau hipsters who think the world is ending because kids play too many video games.

But what we’re missing is that this kid’s parents bought him his SP and a copy of Leaf Green (the employee at the game store said it would be perfect for him) so that he would shut up on the plane ride over and not bother them in the hotel, imagining that as soon as they touched down the kid would put the thing down and appreciate all the castles and grass and cafes and operas and rocks and ~*~culture~*~, because that’s what culture and history are, right? A bunch of old rocks.

What they missed is this kid staying up way past his bedtime the night before their plane flew out on message boards and chat rooms trying to find out which is the best starter, finally settled on a Squirtle and named it Rocky, and right now while his parents are appreciating rocks he and Rocky have got to save the whole world from Team Rocket because he’s a hero and that’s what heroes do and he’s so invested in this story and this world, he thinks he might have found the place where Machops live, why should he care about a guide droning on about Romans and a bunch of old people taking pictures?

But please, go ahead and take the Gameboy from him, break it in half and remind him that you spent A LOT on this vacation, and HOW DARE HE. You will FORCE him to ENJOY his GODDAMN VACATION because it’s REAL LIFE. Wonder why he’s so upset, you’re the one who spent money on the thing? All he invested in it was time and emotion, and those things are definitely less important than money, when you’re eight. Wonder why he’s so disconnected from education, when you’ve managed to turn it into a punishment, a deprivation, a source of misery? Go on and repeat the tired old technophobe line until you’re red in the face, share it on Facebook and reblog it on Tumblr and retweet it on Twitter: nobody but you knows how to live ~*~REAL LIFE~*~ because we’re so busy exploring imaginary worlds.

Kids don’t just need to be taught when to use devices, we as their parents and guardians also need to be taught why they use devices. If a kid is more invested in Kanto than Stonehenge, why? How can we change our approach so kids ~*~appreciate real history~*~? And if not, can’t we just accept and appreciate that this kid will go back to the third grade, say “Yeah, I saw Stonehenge, it was neat, but who wants to trade a Haunter for my Machoke?”

the commentary!

commentary

Reblogging for the commentary. I’m a historian. I work in a public history field. My 6 year old is pretty much guaranteed to have the importance of history hammered into him his entire life. He thinks history is cool, and would think Stonehenge is cool for about 5 minutes before he’d be ready to move on to the next thing. A lot of kids have the attention span of a gnat, some moreso than others. Like my 6 year old, who’s got ADHD. But I digress.

hoothootowl said: I think that’s the first Frasier gif I have ever seen.

waywarddoodles said: Goddammit Tom

sadvillains:

tbh silent hills definitely deserves to be stand alone. Like the atmosphere of SH 2 and 3 being sort of surreal and campy (like twin peaks) wouldn’t really carry over too well.

I loved PT in its own right and this trailer looks fucking fantastic. 

Maybe we’ll get a reverse SH4 scenario, where PT starts life as a Silent Hill game, but ends up being its own IP. 

More like Silent HALLS.  Right?  RIGHT?