Anonymous asked:

Sometimes I feel that people are only friends with me because I'm amusing. They don't seem to actually care about me as a person. I'm just the slightly immature friend that they keep around because sometimes I say something funny. I always feel guilty when I talk about my interests or my problems around them because I'm worried that they have it worse or they'll simply not be interested in anything I have to say that isn't 'funny' or 'random.'

fairysharkmother answered:

(YO DAWG, THIS ANSWER CONTAINS MILD TRIGGERS FOR SUICIDE AND ROBIN WILLIAMS. YOU ARE HAVE BE WARN!)

What you’re feeling is similar to a concept in acting known as "typecasting"; it’s when you become so closely associated with a character or archetype that any behaviour outside that archetype is perceived as “foreign”, or “forced”. It’s what happened to Robin Williams in his upbringing. He was raised in a stern household and into a wickedly cruel education system, and becoming a ‘Jester’ archetype helped him cope, fit-in, and be noticed. In film, his dramatic turns were so impactful because it was a side in real life that he couldn’t show… It didn’t fit the mold…

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thegestianpoet:

stopitsgingertime:

MY ALARM GOES OFF SO I ROLL OVER AND CHECK MY PHONE AND MY AMERICAN GODS GOOGLE ALERT HAS DELIVERED THIS BOUNTY UNTO ME????????

AM I STILL FUCKING DREAMING, I THOUGHT I WOULD NEVER SEE THE GODDAMN DAY, BRYAN FULLER YOU ARE MAKING MY WILDEST DREAMS COME TRUE ONE CARNIVOROUS VAGINA AT A TIME

I don’t even know shit about American Gods but both of these headlines are GOLD

Reblogged from kearabaggins