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19

Oct

Live By The Sword turned 3! In a surprising turn of events, my Tumblr blog also shares a birthday with my sister Serita! Apparently, I started my Tumblr on Oct. 16, 2011. Though, I didn’t make my first post til almost exactly month later. Yay me!!

Live By The Sword turned 3! In a surprising turn of events, my Tumblr blog also shares a birthday with my sister Serita! Apparently, I started my Tumblr on Oct. 16, 2011. Though, I didn’t make my first post til almost exactly month later. Yay me!!

I made sure to hit my social media accounts but didn’t get a chance to post up on my Tumblr. Happy Birthday to this beauty! My sister Serita would have been 29 on October 16th.
Some part of me still doesn’t comprehend the reality of you not being here. Such a short lifetime, 24 years. Sometimes it hits me as if it just happened. Love and miss you always! <3

I made sure to hit my social media accounts but didn’t get a chance to post up on my Tumblr. Happy Birthday to this beauty! My sister Serita would have been 29 on October 16th.

Some part of me still doesn’t comprehend the reality of you not being here. Such a short lifetime, 24 years. Sometimes it hits me as if it just happened. Love and miss you always! <3

23

Sep

cathedrvls:

Damn have you guys seen this?

cathedrvls:

Damn have you guys seen this?

15

Sep

100 posts! Whoohooo! It only took me three years.

100 posts! Whoohooo! It only took me three years.

12

Sep

bvbdortmundboys:

Happy birthday to my idol Paul Walker 


Happy Birthday to the very kind, generous, and talented Paul Walker, who would be 41 today. You are very well loved and dearly missed.

bvbdortmundboys:

  • Happy birthday to my idol Paul Walker 

Happy Birthday to the very kind, generous, and talented Paul Walker, who would be 41 today. You are very well loved and dearly missed.

Gang Related is a Gem! FOX, You Suck!

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Fox is notorious for killing great TV shows before they even get a chance to get off the ground— and they’ve done it again. I am extremely disappointed in the network’s decision not to renew Gang Related for a second season. For my money, it was an intense, hard-hitting drama that felt real and relatable with good action, a talented cast, and a suspenseful storyline—the very definition of great TV! Each episode got more and more intense. Of course I am also loving the diverse, minority-driven cast. Shout out to my man Sung Kang for sparking my interest in this gem.

Apparently, the network considered renewing it but it was too “heavy serialized” for a Summer show. Well, bollox to the lot of them! So, let me get this straight, Fox, you aired the show in a Summer slot which by the network’s own measurement, it couldn’t succeed in, then you axed the show for not succeeding. Way to go! Gang Related should have been a part of the Fall schedule to begin with.

I absolutely abhor when my shows get cancelled. Look, people get attached to these things! And if they’re not attached, then the writers and the network aren’t doing their jobs. GR is the only series on Fox that I have watched since the network cancelled New Amsterdam in 2008—another poor decision. I still have not seen a show use the unique premise that New Amsterdam was based on. And yes, I am just as angry about that decision today as I was 6 years ago. Here’s hoping that I won’t have to feel the same about Gang Related in the near future.

There is always the chance of being picked up by another network or medium even (I’m looking at you, Netflix). That seems to be an increasing trend in today’s television landscape, which means our favorite shows now have a viable option for revival that doesn’t require us to mail in millions of bottles of Tabasco sauce (only some of you will get that reference).

Gritty cop-drama Southland found second-life on TNT after being cut loose by NBC, Netflix resurrected the eerie crime drama The Killing following the show’s demise on AMC, and Direct-TV gave hope to Damages fans after the legal thriller ran its course on FX. So, Graddicts (“Gang Related Addicts,” dubbed so by fans on Twitter), let us hold out hope! A cable channel would have been better suited to Gang Related, anyway. I’m thinking FX, USA, or TNT. If anybody knows where the show is being shopped around or any campaigns to get it picked up, let me know! 

In the meantime, I’m curious to know, who is your favorite character on Gang Related?

11

Sep

firstfamily:

President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, &amp; Vice President Biden observe moment of silence at the White House on the 13th anniversary of 9/11.

firstfamily:

President Obama, First Lady Michelle Obama, & Vice President Biden observe moment of silence at the White House on the 13th anniversary of 9/11.

abcworldnews:

"Tribute in Light" - twin light beams are presented by the National September 11 Memorial and Museum to shine annually on September 11.

imforeverjustyours:

Never Forget.

02

Sep

Okay, any superhero, comic, and/or movie fans out there? Who the heck is this? I have this random toy and I don’t know who it is! My sister @slim_c86 just made up a name for him, calling him Imperial Man. LOL. Pretty sure that’s not it. LOL. @visceravisions

Okay, any superhero, comic, and/or movie fans out there? Who the heck is this? I have this random toy and I don’t know who it is! My sister @slim_c86 just made up a name for him, calling him Imperial Man. LOL. Pretty sure that’s not it. LOL. @visceravisions

15

Aug

staff:

Normally we don’t get involved with private affairs, but the continued outpouring of grief, praise, remembrance, and love for Robin Williams we’ve seen on Tumblr has been staggering. He gave his gifts selflessly, and was a beacon of sorts to those of us who had a weird time figuring out how our energies and talents fit into the world.
Remember, if you’re struggling, there’s help. We love ya, Tumblr.
And goodbye, Robin. We love you, too. 

Much love to the great Robin Williams. Sad times. Really gonna miss him. Keeping his loved ones in prayer.

staff:

Normally we don’t get involved with private affairs, but the continued outpouring of grief, praise, remembrance, and love for Robin Williams we’ve seen on Tumblr has been staggering. He gave his gifts selflessly, and was a beacon of sorts to those of us who had a weird time figuring out how our energies and talents fit into the world.

Remember, if you’re struggling, there’s help. We love ya, Tumblr.

And goodbye, Robin. We love you, too. 

Much love to the great Robin Williams. Sad times. Really gonna miss him. Keeping his loved ones in prayer.

(Source: gh-05-t)

10

Aug

If I were Storm&#8230;

If I were Storm…