The real problem with books-turned-movies isn’t “omg they didn’t include every single word in the book” it’s “omg they completely overlooked the main theme, threw out any significant allegories, took away all the emotional pull, an turned it into a boring action movie with a love triangle in it”
Give Harry to me, Hagrid, I’m his godfather, I’ll look after him.
THIS IS SIRIUS BLACK. He was, in the words of JKR herself, “too busy being a big rebel to get married”. He was too rebellious to settle down and commit, aged only 22 or so. But in an instant — in an instant — he accepted responsibility over this one-year-old, undoubtedly because of his affection for Harry and because that was his best friend’s son.
Do you know how much I would know about what’s happening in Ferguson if it wasn’t for social media? Nothing. Zero.
Jokes aside I feel like we all need to take a minute to thank the people on the streets literally risking their lives bringing us this information with their cell phone video cameras. Ferguson is on media lockdown right now and without the people braving tear gas to bring us this information we’d all be in the dark.
Suicides go up every time a celebrity commits. If you’re thinking of committing, or even self harming yourself, please give these sites a look and numbers a call. We’ll feel for you, how we feel for them.