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mydollyaviana:

The musical number "Paris Holds the Key (To Your Heart)" includes cameos by various historical characters from the time including Maurice Chevalier, Sigmund Freud, Charles A. Lindbergh, Josephine Baker, Claude Monet, Isadora Duncan, Auguste Rodin, and Gertrude Stein.

Oh god you can see him cracking up.

playbill:

Happy Birthday Alan Menken!

Tony Award winner Alan Menken was born on July 22. Find out more about the composer of Beauty and the Beast, Little Shop of Horrors, The Little MermaidNewsies and more at PlaybillVault.com.

mutantintraining:

faultyfeminist:

iamcamdon:

speckster:

reptilereasons:

this period of the simpsons where homer is pretty clueless but still tries hard to be a good father because he does love his kids is my favourite, so many feelings

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GROSS SOBBING

Something I really really liked about a few of the Homer/Lisa episodes in the earlier seasons of the show was how it paints a really sweet yet unconventional father/daughter relationship, basically in the way that Homer is a parental force to Lisa, so too is Lisa a parental force to Homer. 

It’s really highlighted in one particular scene in the “future” episode “Lisa’s Wedding”, where Homer has a nice conversation with her just before her wedding.

Homer: Little Lisa, Lisa Simpson.  You know, I always felt you were the best thing my name ever got attached to. Since the time you learned to pin your own diapers, you've been smarter than me.
 Lisa: Oh, Dad --
Homer: No, no, let me finish.  I just want you to know I've always been proud of you.  You're my greatest accomplishment and you did it all yourself.  You helped me understand my own wife better and taught me to be a better person, but you're also my daughter, and I don't think anybody could have had a better daughter than you--
 Lisa: Dad, you're babbling.
Homer: See?  You're still helping me.


Although Homer is an extremely flawed character, what redeems him is the fact that he will always try and do what he thinks is best for his family - usually his madcap schemes start because either he wants to give his kids a better life or a need arises that he can’t provide with the current status quo.

That is why I will always prefer him to characters like Peter Griffin, who is often just fucking cruel to his family and treats them with disdain 

Fucking ugly sobbing

matociquala:

damngruchy:

supermassiveasshole:

i was teaching my grandma to use computer so we can talk on skype and such but today she went kinda mad at me because “i didnt show her the knitting programme” and i was like what

and it comes out she accidentally opened ms excel and found out its a great way to create knitting patterns

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my grandma is 82

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The street finds its own uses.

the-chaotic-nether:

I love this company already.

the-chaotic-nether:

I love this company already.

unexplained-events:

Last Moments

Vic Morrow and two children, My-Ca Dinh Le (age 7), and Renee Shin-Yi Chen (age 6) died on the set of Twilight Zone: The Movie after a stunt helicopter fell on them.

In the scene, Morrow and the two kids, were supposed to be escaping from a pursuing helicopter when the pyrotechnic explosions damaged it and caused it to crash. The three instantly died.