People who have a superiority complex based on their enjoyment of vintage music or books are some of the most annoying people in the world and if I ever hear you ridiculing someone just because they may not enjoy listening to the beatles whilst reading to kill a mockingbird and sipping a cup of hibiscus green tea i will literally come to your house and staple your nipples to your elbows
when you try to push up your glasses but forget you took them off so you just kinda hit your face
Nobody gives the black girl mob credit for being smart as fuck. They clown but at the end of the day they are really intelligent.
And it’s not subtle at all.
Taystee is a math prodigy in addition to being well-read, Poussey is multilingual, Cindy just knows shit, Suzanne studies Shakespeare, Watson was a good student in addition to being a track star, Vee is basically an evil genius. Piper often learns the most from them; they taught her how to fight and helped translate Pennsatucky’s biblical threat.
The show flat out acknowledges the (academic) intelligence of the black inmates time and time again, but the audience collectively ignores it.
ALL OF THIS
Audrey Hepburn and Gregory Peck in Roman Holiday (1953)
my only real knowledge of this movie is that JFK watched it during the Cuban Missle Crisis so I’m assuming it must be really really good.
I MAY NOT BE THAT PRETTY OR ATTRACTIVE OR SKINNY BUT I HAVE A REALLY BIG HEART AND I CAN LOVE YOU AND TREAT YOU THE WAY YOU DESERVE. I KNOW IM QUITE AWKWARD AND SAD BUT YOU’RE SO PERFECT AND WE COULD WORK.