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You Hate Musicals Because You Are Dead Inside

johndevore:

I love musicals.

Oh, you hate musicals? Really? I’ll get to you and your opinion in a second.

First, I’m making a public confession: I am a white, heterosexual man who loves musicals. I don’t give a shit who knows. You are not your demographic. The people who make up focus groups are demented human beings.

I eat bacon cheeseburgers. I love pranks. I watch professional wrestling. Well, maybe that last one doesn’t prove anything. Pro wrestling is just Redneck Broadway.

But my point is this: “Defying Gravity” is a legit good song. Do I only listen to musicals? No. I’m not a monster. But I’m not here to defend my Dave Matthews and Electric Light Orchestra Pandora channels.

I know musicals can be cheesy. Some can be boring. There are plenty of awful musicals, too.

But any excellent example of anything is excellent. You have to understand that musicals are, mostly, an irony-free artform. There is no way to be ironic, or even cool, when singing a power ballad in the car or a torch song during a booze-soaked karaoke party.

Now, you. You with your opinion. Fuck your opinion.

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fororchestra:

If Mozart used Gmail

fororchestra:

If Mozart used Gmail

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All the best advice I’ve ever gotten has come from Robert Lopez.

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blogthoven:

Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937)
When you hear for the first time the music you have composed, there is that astonishing moment when the idea that you carried in your heart and your mind comes back to you in the hands of a musician. People always ask, “Is it what you thought it would be?” And that’s a very interesting question, because once you hear it in the air, so to speak, it’s almost impossible to remember what it was you imagined. The reality of the sound eclipses your experience. The solitary dreamer is wondering: Will the horns sound good here? Will this flute sound good there? But then when you actually hear it, you’re certainly in a different place. The experience of that is my god.

blogthoven:

Philip Glass (born January 31, 1937)

When you hear for the first time the music you have composed, there is that astonishing moment when the idea that you carried in your heart and your mind comes back to you in the hands of a musician. People always ask, “Is it what you thought it would be?” And that’s a very interesting question, because once you hear it in the air, so to speak, it’s almost impossible to remember what it was you imagined. The reality of the sound eclipses your experience. The solitary dreamer is wondering: Will the horns sound good here? Will this flute sound good there? But then when you actually hear it, you’re certainly in a different place. The experience of that is my god.

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totallynotagentphilcoulson:

redvedev:

kurt-l-fahrenheit:

paredolia:

momanddadaism:

jesus fucking christ piglet what the fuck

no it’s ok, pooh had it coming

shit

wow what a douche

yeah no really don’t feel sorry for him he’s a butthole

This post is now 80% better.

jfc pooh bear

I still think the funniest thing about all these comics is that they’re all legit official comics

totallynotagentphilcoulson:

redvedev:

kurt-l-fahrenheit:

paredolia:

momanddadaism:

jesus fucking christ piglet what the fuck

no it’s ok, pooh had it coming

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shit

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wow what a douche

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yeah no really don’t feel sorry for him he’s a butthole

This post is now 80% better.

jfc pooh bear

I still think the funniest thing about all these comics is that they’re all legit official comics

(via pleasantlydissonant)

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composersdoingnormalshit:

Dmitri Shostakovich holding a pig.

composersdoingnormalshit:

Dmitri Shostakovich holding a pig.

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tronna:

Real talk performance notes.

tronna:

Real talk performance notes.

(Source: thankyouhalfhour)

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operarox:

pitchpipestarkid:

actual insane musician arthur read

I relate to this on a spiritual level

GOD DAMMIT BUSTER

(Source: outofcontextarthur)

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boyfriend-repellent:

rucbarwhovian:

maniacmagic:

vast-fantasies:

bad-wolf-no-more:

bloodofthorns1298:

-MUSIC INTENSIFIES-

ting ting ting tingtingtingtingTINGTINGTINGTINGTINGTING

Beethoven did this too, and he was a genius.

beethoven was not a cat

Yes he was

Beethoven was a dog didn’t you see the movies there were like 4

boyfriend-repellent:

rucbarwhovian:

maniacmagic:

vast-fantasies:

bad-wolf-no-more:

bloodofthorns1298:

-MUSIC INTENSIFIES-

ting ting ting tingtingtingtingTINGTINGTINGTINGTINGTING

Beethoven did this too, and he was a genius.

beethoven was not a cat

Yes he was

Beethoven was a dog didn’t you see the movies there were like 4

(Source: lalulutres, via fuckyeahwolfie)