Morgan Laird Appreciation Blog

I am a goblin (similar to the kind found in the Harry Potter books) trapped in a normal human man’s body, and I would be interested in taking you on a date

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Yes, poor little old you. There we were, discussing rape, violence against women, systemic oppression and other manifestations of sexism, and you had to jump in to remind us that “not all men” do these things. Why don’t you really say what you want to say? “I HAVE NEVER RAPED/HIT/ASSAULTED A WOMAN!” Right? Isn’t this what you really want to say? Yes, make a discussion that is about the plight of MILLIONS of women about poor little old you. I mean, millions of women are being assaulted and oppressed, but you’ve never done it, so why are we making you uncomfortable with these discussions?
Brenda Wambui breaking down the ridiculous “Not all men!” phrase over at Medium (via thisday-undone)

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Few guys know what to do with words the way he does,” says Taylor Goldsmith of Dawes. “I get so bummed when people compare him to other artists. Because I think the special thing about Conor is that he is singular. It’s like trying to talk about Willie Nelson or Elvis Costello or Joni Mitchell. I have no problem saying he exists as a songwriter in the ranks of all them. He’s one of the all time greats, there’s no doubt about that.
Conor Oberst Nashville Skyline (via dawesomeness)

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Filed under this is really how I feel outside of being a bright eyes fan no problem speaking about him in the same sentence as Cohen or Dylan

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