I said, “The only way I can play someone this hard is for something to be peeled away each week, and the first thing that needs to go is the wig.” I just wanted to deal with her hair. It’s a big thing with African-American women…You start when you’re just a young girl. Do you twist it? Do you leave it natural when it’s so hard to take care of? Then you start wearing wigs but every night before bed you’ve got to take the wig off and deal with your hair underneath. And it’s a part of Annalise that I needed the writers to deal with because I’ve never seen it, ever, on TV and I thought it would be very powerful. It’s part of her mask. - Viola Davis (x)
My mom just told me she “has a feeling” I’ll end up at Boston College for my PhD. My response? “Good, that’s probably the only way I’ll end up meeting Chris Evans.”
So today I went to london comic con and bought some crochet doctor who villains…
Shout out to Aragorn who had the best skeleton war of all time.
State your name: EmilyState the name that your parents almost named you: Catherine.Which of your relatives do you get along with the most? I have an enormous family and I get along with most of them. I guess my cousin, Meghan. I’m in her wedding this December.Did anything embarrassing happen this week? The ground viciously attacked me and I rolled my ankle.Do people praise you for your looks? YesWhat is your favorite color of clothing to wear? Black and maroon.Do you work out every week? Ha, no.Do you like your smile? It’s alright.Do you like your eyes? Yes.Do you think you are attractive? I have my moments.How much money is in your account? Enough.Are you single? Yes.Do you want kids? Yes.What does your backpack look like: I don’t have a backpack anymore? I use a King’s College tote when I need to.What celebrity do you think is attractive? Oh lord. Chris Evans, Richard Armitage, Milo Ventimiglia, Sebastian Stan, Cumberbatch, Hiddleston, the list goes on and on.Last movie you saw in theaters: Annabelle because my mom wanted to go and HALLOWEEN.
Simon Russell Beale looks at what we can learn from Shakespeare’s First Folio.
My dissertation supervisor, Sonia Massai, interviewed Simon Russell Beale for the BBC. Make sure to check it out! Non-UK watchers, here it is on youtube.
AHOY THERE FUCKBOY
Rusalka, paint-on-glass animation by Alexander Petrov