Police continue to make arrests at Ferguson protest.
Take note: The moment people stopped reblogging and tweeting and writing news articles and calling attention to Ferguson, they brought back the armored cars. It is not over. They were waiting for the world to lose interest and knew it would.
Columbia University visual arts student Emma Sulkowicz has recently gained a lot of media attention for her senior art performance Carry That Weight. Part activism, part peformance art, Sulkowicz will carry a mattress, like the one on which she was sexually assaulted, around campus until her…
the third doctor is too cool for you.
Who knew what sane men were capable of?
STILL ME, I’M AFRAID.
Vimes glanced at the door of the last room. No, he wasn’t going in there again. No wonder it stank here.
YOU CAN’T HEAR ME, CAN YOU? OH. I THOUGHT YOU MIGHT, said Death, and waited.
"Average fictional cop has used dragon as weapon .0001 times" factoid actually statistical error. Average fictional cop has used dragon as weapon 0 times. Sam Vimes, the only fictional cop to ever use dragon as weapon, is an outlier and should not have been counted.
|—||Terry Pratchett, Thud (via still-intrepid)|
"A watchman is a civilian, you inbred streak of piss!”
- Sam Vimes in Jingo, with strong opinions on the difference between police and soldiers.
|—||Sam Vimes in Night Watch by Terry Pratchett (via fallenwithstyle)|
“Javert, the policeman in LM, is concerned only with justice, which he defines as the punishment of the guilty. Vimes, the policeman in NW, is equally obsessed by justice, but he defines it as the protection of the innocent.”, which I think is an interesting distinction and which seems to be relevant now.