Brian Michael Bendis (Bleeding Cool Interview)
Even though I really dig Bendis’ stuff, and his work on the X-Men has been solid, this gets to a fundamental point about the books that maybe Bendis doesn’t understand.
The X-Men is primarily a comic about relationships. And about a family. And it has been since 1975. The fact that Bendis doesn’t get that is concerning. It doesn’t mean he won’t have great moments while he’s writing it. It just means that his focus — the big ideas like bringing back the original X-Men, Cyclops the quasi-terrorist, the Trial of Jean Grey — aren’t what bring readers back the X-Men decade after decade.
The X-Men are a family, and to a lot of readers they’re our family. So of course who’s kissing who is naturally a pretty big fucking deal. The sooner Bendis accepts that, and stops trivializing it, the better.(via the2000yearoldman)
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The entire Captain Swan and Hooker fandom this week.
GUYS. PROFESSOR X IS ON THE
X-MEN:FIRST CLASS CABIN.
Get in loosers we’re going to establish equal treatment between mutants and humans
1. Those tigers look thin.
2. Zoos are fucking stupid.
3. Capturing wild animals and using them for human entertainment is a super shitty thing to do.
4. This is not cool.
This is abuse and horrible. Zoos are prisons.
Some zoos only take old animals to where they are given an easy life. Their maintenance is funded by people coming into the zoo.
Those tigers are not thin.
"Zoos are fucking stupid" wow such science you sold me
They weren’t captured for this purpose, they probably weren’t captured at all, it’s called rescuing.
This is cool.
This is not abuse, it’s actually exercise if you think about it.
Zoos are not prisons. Zoos allow us to rescue animals, research them, and protect them from hunters and the dangers that we, as humans, impose on them.
I’m so done with all the shit about zoos on my fucking dash.
Zoos literally save animals every day so why don’t you do your freaking research.
This comment is perfect^
Animals come to zoos as a result of
- being born captive
- getting injured in the wild and rescued to live a healthy life in captivity
- being rescued from black market dealers, private collectors, or the like who decide that they can no longer care for the animals or who had been illegally keeping the animals
- being in a breeding program to increase their numbers because the animal is endangered in the wild
If you knew anything about tigers at all, you’d know that they are endangered in the wild due to poaching and hunting. It is of utmost importance that their numbers increase, or they will go extinct within the next fifty years. I don’t know what zoo this is so I don’t know their reputation, but the tigers look healthy, and this tug-of-war is good for them because some animals get stressed in zoos when they are bored. This isn’t solely to entertain zoo guests, it is to give the tigers something fun to do.
Thank you and good day.
ALSO ITS NOT LIKE THEY’RE FORCING THE TIGERS TO GRAB THE ROPE, THE TIGER WANTS TO PLAY
Tigers play just like domestic cats play with each other, this is for the educational benefit of the visitors and the enrichment benefit of the tigers. Also word to the comment above. Tigers are endangered to the point that they cannot repopulate themselves in the wild, they need the help of captive institutions like zoos, where they live carefree lives free of stress and can breed and birth without fear that other predators and mating competitors will come along and eat their cubs.
Furthermore, these tigers are NOT thin. In fact, one of the ones in the large group looks borderline obese. People who know nothing about animals need to stop talking about animals.
Boosting the shit out of this because I’m so damn tired of whiney morons (who probably never get outside) bitching about animal’s rights when they really have no fucking clue.
DO YOUR GODDAMN HOMEWORK.
I want to go back to the local zoo soon