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Here’s Netw3rk from Grantland talking about the disturbing and misleading scene from GoT this last Sunday. And an excerpt from GRRM about his feelings.

"Sidebar: Let’s get to the obvious — the scene with Jamie and Cersei in the sept is unambiguously a depiction of rape. This is very different from how the scene was handled in the books. In the books, Cersei does protest Jamie’s advances, but Martin uses the adverb “weakly,” and it’s framed as a concern that the septons might return. Soon after that, she has full agency in the act, telling Jamie, “quickly, quickly, now, do it now, do me now.” The question for me is whether director Alex Graves and the showrunners were trying to depict what they actually depicted: Jamie raping Cersei. This interview with Graves suggests he was going for something much closer to the book version. Which is troubling because: That. Is. Not. What. They. Showed. GRRM was asked about the scene on his blog, and said:” -Netw3rk

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"I think the “butterfly effect” that I have spoken of so often was at work here. In the novels, Jaime is not present at Joffrey’s death, and indeed, Cersei has been fearful that he is dead himself, that she has lost both the son and the father/ lover/ brother. And then suddenly Jaime is there before her. Maimed and changed, but Jaime nonetheless. Though the time and place is wildly inappropriate and Cersei is fearful of discovery, she is as hungry for him as he is for her.

The whole dynamic is different in the show, where Jaime has been back for weeks at the least, maybe longer, and he and Cersei have been in each other’s company on numerous occasions, often quarreling. The setting is the same, but neither character is in the same place as in the books, which may be why Dan & David played the sept out differently. But that’s just my surmise; we never discussed this scene, to the best of my recollection.

Also, I was writing the scene from Jaime’s POV, so the reader is inside his head, hearing his thoughts. On the TV show, the camera is necessarily external. You don’t know what anyone is thinking or feeling, just what they are saying and doing.

If the show had retained some of Cersei’s dialogue from the books, it might have left a somewhat different impression — but that dialogue was very much shaped by the circumstances of the books, delivered by a woman who is seeing her lover again for the first time after a long while apart during which she feared he was dead. I am not sure it would have worked with the new timeline.

That’s really all I can say on this issue. The scene was always intended to be disturbing… but I do regret if it has disturbed people for the wrong reasons.”

-GRRM

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jesus. Don’t buy it. Don’t do it.

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landofcool:

"I Won" - Future ft. Kanye West

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Anonymous asked: Illegal blackmailing and possibly publishing child pornography (if the guys are the same age as the girl mentioned in the post) is so hilarious isn't it?

zohbugg:

(x) Not as hilarious as unsolicited sexual advances towards a 16 year old girl, So yes, assuming these boys are her age, let’s begin to question why teenage boys feel it’s okay to send a girl pictures of their dicks. This girl has been harassed by over 30 different boys sending her pictures of their junk and you’re mad? Really?

So when a girl threatens to leak dick pics (unwanted and unwelcome by the way), it’s child pornography and blackmail, but when nudes are leaked of a girl (nudes probably sent in trust) it’s a scandal and she’s a slut for sending them.

Hmm, anon? Is that right? 

Yeah. Sit the fuck down.

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galvatron:

I’ve earned through hope and faith
On the curves around your face
That I’m the one you’ll hold forever
If morning never comes for either one of us
Then this I pray to you wherever

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Comics, I kind of hate you right now

wonderali:

I haven’t read comics in about two months now. Aside from a few general pieces here and there, I haven’t written about comics in about a year. There are some things about the comics community that are pretty ugly. And those things are getting in the way of my enjoyment of comics.

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