Serious Business of the Day: Yahoo Buys Tumblr for $1.1 Billion
The Internet reacts to Yahoo’s acquisition of the social microblogging site for $1.1 billion. Image line art courtesy of Tumblr user Milkydayy, colored work by Endcomic.
Oskar let me colour this, so I did this instead of working. Time to pull an all-nighter! D:
I am 100% done with this website
omggg the artwork tho
“S-senpai…” Tumblr gasped, tears welling in her eyes.
“It’s alright, Tumblr-chan,” Yahoo murmured, and cupped her cheek. “I’ll keep you safe now.”
“That’s right, we got AlDS out there. You think they’re gonna cure AlDS? No, they can’t even cure athlete’s foot. They ain’t curing AlDS. Shit, they ain’t never curing AlDS. Don’t even think about that shit. They ain’t curing it, ‘cause there ain’t no money in the cure. The money’s in the medicine. That’s how you get paid, on the comeback. That’s how a drug dealer makes his money, on the comeback. That’s all the government is: a bunch of motherfucking drug dealers, on the comeback.”
—Real talk from Chris Rock
I’m just gonna say.
if your reasoning behind kidnapping Roma children from their family to have them be adopted by white people is “we should keep them safe because Roma people are often murdered or hurt and they live in really terrible conditions”
and you aren’t thinking “oh wow maybe white people should stop being so fucking shitty to Roma people, like maybe we shouldn’t murder them, and we should work on that institutionalized racism thing because that’s why they live in abject poverty”
then you need to get the fuck away from me right now.
“The— betweenthingy! The thingy! The thing, with the! Oppression and stuff! [Frantically thrusting their interlocked hands together] The thing! The word for the thing that matters! The word for the spiderweb thing of things that everyone who talks about the things has to remember! The word for the thingy! [Handthrusting increases] THE THINGY! THE— THE— THE INTERTHINGY!”
—direct quote of friend transcribing me skyping at hir frantically trying to remember the word “intersectionality” (via nuditea