Tumblr Continues To Be The Epitome Of Hell, But It's A Hell I Sure Do Enjoy

Tumblr Continues To Be The Epitome Of Hell, But It's A Hell I Sure Do Enjoy

My addiction for Tumblr keeps getting worse.
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So guess who hasn't been able to keep themselves out of Tumblr — even after that last article I wrote? Even more, now that my Tumblr is uncensored...

Oh God, please don't think I'm a weirdo...

However, classes just began, and this is how I deal with the stress that began before classes even began.

Most of the things I reblog still contain some dark humor. And I relate to it. It's barely day two, and yet...

I still go to this app to hide from my pains. Instead, looking for things to distract my mind.

discussion (longer than above) that proves how of an awful friend Patrick is. It's quite interesting.

I find some amazing posts that lift my mood in ways I never deemed possible, but then...

It's hard to not relate. They speak the dark symphonies of the soul.



It makes it even worse because there are people who know how you feel. Yet, they don't do anything to help you. Like, the government fake for not checking up on you when they see you crying. (That was actually a post on Tumblr, but I couldn't sadly find it...)

And they just keep on coming:


I agree, though, we're all frustrated at this point in life. But there's still some twisted humor found here.

Home is comfy after all unless everybody there doesn't like you... (Insert crying-laughing emoji here please.)

Or the twisted humor attacks you and your friends have.



Or just your post in general.



Or your childhood, which we've all come to lose now. Especially since we can now identify all of the innuendos in our favorite shows.




Or it somehow takes you back to your lovely days in high school.

Somehow, you can't stop pressing reblog on all of those posts you see that make you chuckle at 4 a.m., am I right? It's impossible to stop once you get there. Sometimes, it makes me think that I need a shrink. But, Britney Spears can express accurately how I've been feeling.

So just let me finish with this last picture:

Still, don't go to Tumblr, my dear readers.


Cover Image Credit: Stocksnap

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Why High School Musicals Should Be As Respected As Sports Programs Are

The arts are important, too.
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When I was in middle school and high school, I felt like I lived for the musicals that my school orchestrated.

For those of you who don't know, a musical is an onstage performance wherein actors take on roles that involve singing, and often dancing, to progress the plot of the story. While it may sound a little bit nerdy to get up in front of an audience to perform in this manner, this is something you cannot knock until you try it.

For some reason, though, many public schools have de-funded arts programs that would allow these musicals to occur, while increasing the funding for sports teams. There are a few things that are being forgotten when sports are valued more than musical programs in high schools.

Much like athletic hobbies, an actor must try-out, or audition, to participate in a musical. Those best suited for each role will be cast, and those who would not fit well are not given a part. While this may sound similar to trying out for say, basketball, it is an apples to oranges comparison.

At a basketball try-out, those who have the most experience doing a lay-up or shooting a foul shot will be more likely to succeed, no questions asked. However, for an audition, it is common to have to learn a piece of choreography upon walking in, and a potential cast member will be required to sing a selected piece with only a few days of preparation.

There are many more variables involved with an audition that makes it that much more nerve-racking.

The cast of a school musical will often rehearse for several months to perfect their roles, with only several nights of performance at the end. Many sports practice for three or four days between each of their respective competitions. While this may seem to make sports more grueling, this is not always the case.

Musicals have very little pay-off for a large amount of effort, while athletic activities have more frequent displays of their efforts.

Athletes are not encouraged to but are allowed to make mistakes. This is simply not allowed for someone in a musical, because certain lines or entrances may be integral to the plot.

Sometimes, because of all the quick changes and the sweat from big dance numbers, the stage makeup just starts to smear. Despite this, an actor must smile through it all. This is the part of musicals that no sport has: introspection.

An actor must think about how he or she would respond in a given situation, be it saddening, maddening, frightening, or delightful. There is no sport that requires the knowledge of human emotion, and there is especially no sport that requires an athlete to mimic such emotion. This type of emotional exercise helps with communications and relationships.

Sports are great, don't get me wrong. I loved playing volleyball, basketball, track, and swimming, but there were no experiences quite like those from a musical. Sports challenge the body with slight amounts of tactic, while musicals require much physical and mental endurance.

The next time you hear someone say that it's “just a musical," just remember that musicals deserve as much respect as sports, since they are just as, if not more demanding.

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11 Superheroes I'm Most Nervous For In 'Avengers: Endgame'

Listen, Marvel, I didn't make it all this way for you to kill off all of my faves.

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SPOILER WARNING: If you have not seen the movies up through Avengers: Infinity War, be warned, there will be spoilers ahead.

I love superhero movies. I have been watching the Marvel movies ever since the first "Iron Man" came out. Each time there's a new film, I love to see what the writers have come up with - at least until "Infinity War." It was devastating to watch all of the heroes fight Thanos only for him to snap half of the population into dust. Well, our wait for the next part in the saga won't be that much longer. "Avengers: Endgame" comes out in April, and we already have trailers! Based on how "Infinity War" ended and the trailers for Endgame, here are the heroes I worry about in the next movie.

1. Iron Man

The poor man had to watch Spiderman turn to dust, and now he's lost in space! I can't handle it if Tony Stark dies. Just let him live!

2. Captain America

I know he made it through the dusting, but Chris Evans made a post about saying goodbye to Steve Rogers, so I am WORRIED!

3. Thor

Thor has lost everything, so at this point, who knows what he is willing to do to save the world.

4. Loki

I know he died. I do. However, I am worried that he is ACTUALLY dead and not just pretending to be dead only to show up as his father again.

5. Groot

I was devastated when Groot died in Guardians of the Galaxy, so I DON'T want to go through that again.

6. Bucky Barnes

Bucky just can't catch a break. He was just minding his business in Wakanda and then he got dusted. Where is the justice?!

7. Sam Wilson aka Falcon

I love Sam's friendship with Captain America, so I would hate to see anything happen to him!

8. T'Challa aka Black Panther

Wakanda can't lose another king! Plus, who will Shuri make fun of?

9. Rocket

Rocket didn't deserve to watch his best friend get dusted! I just want him to be happy!

10. Gamora

She had such a sad death scene, but that can't be it right?? Please, don't tell me that's how her story ends!

11. Peter Quill aka Starlord

While I'm still mad at him for ruining the plan to take the gauntlet from Thanos, I still don't want anything to happen to him!

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