The Devils Advocate

Merrick, Male, child of the 80s, this blog is for comics, movies, and whatever nonsense I feel like posting about.
Apr 17 '14

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Apr 16 '14
The tumblr app allows you to arrange them by dragging?

I could swear it used to be an option on the web, like I’d click post and it’d give me options for how I’d want to arrange them, but that was ages ago and it never does it anymore.

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Apr 16 '14

Why does tumblr never actually ask me how I want to arrange the photos?

It just always posts them as a big screen thing.
I’d love to adjust it to be smaller on peoples dashes but it never gives me the option.

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Apr 16 '14

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Apr 16 '14


sarah millican reading 50 shades…

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Apr 16 '14

and while I’m ranting on that photoset.

Want an actual character analysis that takes what they were actually like in the movies into account for real?

Steve understands Coulson.
Tony doesn’t.

Steve is a guy who was powerless once, but was still willing to put himself at risk for the greater good of protecting others.
Steve understand the concept of facing overwhelming odds and facing them if it’s what it takes to protect other people.

Tony, at that point, does not.

Tony’s first movie was him feeling powerless for the first time in his life, and then proceeding to react to that by building a goddamn superweapon that makes him unhurtable and capable of destroying anything. (Can you say overcompensation?)

He then proceeds to use that weapon solely to take down the people who directly bothered and hurt him.
His final ‘heroic’ act of the movie is risking sacrificing himself to bring down the person who had most recently hurt him.

the second movie is much  the same, Tony can claim to have “privitized world peace” but he’s not actually shown doing anything to help people in general. He uses  the suit to enhance his own ego and power, he uses it to fight Vanko who is, again,a purely personal threat and who only threatens others to get to Tony.

At that point in the movie, Caps earlier description of Stark is right, he is a man who has no concept of crawling over the wire to help the other guy.

Tony Stark cannot comprehend the idea that someone weak, someone without power, would challenge someone more powerful than them and face certain death to defend others.

It is both Caps earlier speech, and Coulsons death, (and his own realization he is quite similar to Loki) that actually get Tony to realize that his own life is NOT the most important thing, that sometimes you DO make the sacrifice play, and lead Tony to do what he does at the end of The Avengers.

Tags: all IMO of course but seriously Tonys WE ARE NOT SOLDIERS isn't an anti-war cry it's a statement he doesn't get how guys like Steve and Phil can be willing to sacrifice for others

Apr 16 '14

Seriously, I’m sorry that photoset actively pisses me off.

Steve is a guy who when given an opportunity to pick his squad in 1945 chose to include a BLACK MAN and an (ethnically) JAPANESE MAN!

He’s a man who never once questioned a foreign woman being in command over him.

And you’re acting like he’s a stereotypical brainwashed by propaganda 1940s jingoistic douchenozelle?

and that’s all just relying on the movie stuff

I have to mention, if you really want to see what Steve would have been like in the 60s, there’s like 7 years of comics with him in them published in the 1960s.

Guess what! He didn’t hate the hippies! 

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Apr 16 '14



 Agent Coulson is down

#gif warning #avengers #okay but why does nOBODY EVER TALK ABOUT THE GENERATION GAP #come on guys this is the MOST INTERESTING THING #look if steve had lived through the war he would have been part of that post-wwii generation #imagine steve in the 60S GUYS #you think he would have put up with those young folks disrespecting those soldiers and his country by protesting the war? HECK NO #remember that scene at the beginning of ca:tfa where he tells off that guy in the movie theater? THAT WOULD BE STEVE IN THE 60S #and tony is in his 40s!! tony is gen x! tony is NOT EVEN A BOOMER #tony is TOO YOUNG TO BE A BABY BOOMER tony is YOUNGER THAN OUR PARENTS #tony doesn’t know what it’s like to live in a country that’s in total war! tony doesn’t know what it’s like for loyalty to your country t… #to be something that almost everyone has! #look guys we make fun of america ALL THE TIME we mock patriotism and nationalism and the usa CON STANT LY #when steve hears the word soldier he equates it with the word hero #and when tony hears the word soldier he hears an insult. #because steve’s war is wwii #and tony’s wars are vietnam and iraq and afghanistan and tony knows that when america fights wars it is not necessarily the good guy! #and steve cannot even BEGIN to comprehend that #steve barely knows what WATERGATE is for god’s sake steve probably still trusts the government #steve doesn’t know about jfk conspiracy theories! steve doesn’t know about the patriot act #(and let me remind you that in 616 canon steve actually fought a war to bring down the expy!patriot act) #god america has grown up SO MUCH since steve’s day #americans are sarcastic and cynical and plugged into the media 24/7 #americans depricate themselves constantly americans hate america more than anybody else does #pearl harbor turned america into a unified force for change in the world; 9/11 turned america into something paranoid and bitter #steve no longer represents america #he represents what america wishes it had ever been #and tony? tony understands the usa a whole lot better than steve does and he knows it and steve never will #and tony understands how war can destroy and steve only understands how it can save #holy christ why would you write porn when you could write about that

Every time I see this post with the tags I think about it for a really long time

Every time I see this post with the tags it ticks me off because it’s such a fundamentally wrong opinion of the characters.

Tony Stark is a guy who was perfectly fine with war and people dying until he was the one being shot at himself.

Steve Rogers is a guy who by his own words “didn’t want to kill anybody” at the height of WW2 when the Axis powers were being portrayed by American propaganda to be little more than machines of pure evil.

Steve disagreed with the guy at the theater not because he was “opposed to the war” but because he was being disrespectful to the people who were risking their lives at that very moment.

(Source: rob-downeyjr)

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Apr 16 '14


Don’t ever feel offended if I don’t answer your asks or anons or memes. I’m not ignoring you. I would never ignore anybody on purpose. Either tumblr ate them or I had every intention to and I just forgot. 

So this is basically a reminder that I’m human and a terrible one at that so don’t hate me for my flaws because I have a lot of them.

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Apr 16 '14



and this is what they saw…

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