Sam Wilson has been revealed as the new Captain America!
Robbed of his superior strength and vitality, Steve Rogers must surrender his blues for a sturdy cane. He’s not about to fade away just yet though. The old maxims hold true: If dead men declared the war and old men talk about it, a young man must rise and continue the fight. If Steve Rogers can no longer hurl his mighty shield, then he’ll hand it to one who can carry it across the battlefield, above the clouds, to greater heights than ever before.
This fall, Sam Wilson flies where eagles dare, as the intrepid Falcon assumes his new role as Captain America.
"But I promise I will find a way back. It’ll just take a couple of days, a week max. I’ll be fine, I’m a scientist. Cecil, a scientist is usually fine." - Old Oak Doors
think about post-serum, pre-hydra-facility-rescue steve, when it was all USO girls and stretchy flag costumes and having vegetables thrown at him because his lines were so cheeseball they were almost literal balls of cheese coming out of his mouth.
it had to have been embarrassing, had to have been humiliating, and steve definitely hated it, but he never let his ego get in the way. he set his jaw and practiced his smile and held baby after drooling baby because he thought he was doing good and he would grab any opportunity to do some good in the world.
that scene in the rain when peggy sees steve sketching a performing monkey in his sketchbook. he makes no move to hide his drawing, no bluster or bravado about the one thing he probably feels the most emotionally vulnerable about.
even the first time ever he’s alone with peggy!! In a car with this beautiful woman and steve just tells her about all the places he got beat up. no bluster, no spinning it into a brag-worthy thing, just plain truth about something that most of the world would consider shameful.
not to mention he cries in front of her after bucky dies. ugly crying.
just. steve rogers!! not afraid of emotion!! steve rogers!! does not have a fragile male ego!! steve rogers!!
these four give me life
With all the impossible, deadly, life-and-limb-threatening missions they had taken and survived, the Howling Commandos started nursing a strange feeling of invulnerability. It was as if fate itself were blessing their cause with a run of incredible luck. So when Jim took a bullet to the helmet that shaved his eyebrow off but didn’t even break the skin, or when Dugan fell three stories and got up with nothing more than a bruised tailbone, or when Gabe spent three nights alone behind enemy lines before the others pushed the Germans back and found him safe, holed up in a barn with nine SS officers he’d taken captive single-handedly, they always did the same thing. They went to a bar and told stories about it. Got smashingly, head-poundingly drunk and told and re-told all the stories they had about all the times they all ought to have been dead. There were a lot of stories. And then they laughed together.
"That was a close one," they’d say. "A close one."
And that’s all Bucky could think about after the initial shock of vertigo and the horrifying sight of Steve falling away, up and up, his hand still outstretched but far away and out of reach. Their voices rang in his ears, voices he would never hear again.
do you ever think about what must have been going through Bucky’s head as he fell?
“Thank God it’s me, not you.”
the oteep → 30 of the classic, cheesy, cliché songs you have definitely associated with one of your otps at least once, you loser01. IRIS the goo goo dolls // 02. FIX YOU coldplay // 03. SHATTERED trading yesterday // 04. I WILL FOLLOW YOU INTO THE DARK death cab for cutie // 05. YOU FOUND ME the fray // 06. KING AND LIONHEART of monsters and men // 07. WONDERWALL oasis // 08. AT THE BEGINNING (FROM ANASTASIA) richard marx & donna lewis // 09. METEOR SHOWER owl city // 10. THE SCIENTIST coldplay // 11. KISS ME SLOWLY parachute // 12. BOATS AND BIRDS gregory and the hawk // 13. SOMETHING ABOUT US daft punk // 14. LITTLE LION MAN mumford & sons // 15. SHIPS IN THE NIGHT mat kearney // 16. STOLEN dashboard confessional // 17. YELLOW coldplay // 18. BREAKEVEN (FALLING TO PIECES) the script // 19. USE SOMEBODY kings of leon // 20. CHASING CARS snow patrol // 21. HO HEY the lumineers // 22. YOU & ME lifehouse // 23. FIRST TIME lifehouse // 24. ACCIDENTALLY IN LOVE counting crows // 25. WORLD SPINS MADLY ON the weepies // 26. SKINNY LOVE bon iver // 27. SAMSON regina spektor // 28. YOUR GUARDIAN ANGEL red jumpsuit apparatus // 29. SECRETS onerepublic // 30. A THOUSAND YEARS christina perri
i’ve been thinking about all those posts about “we need female heroes who do girly things”/”why is the female hero always such a tomboy” and then the response posts that are like “uhhh actually we don’t really have any really masculine female heroes either” so i was trying to figure it out—what do we have, exactly?
and really what we get is women who eschew “girly” things while still managing to look like society’s ideal woman. they would never touch eyeliner (they’re too busy with Important Things), but their eyeliner is immaculate. they have a huge, varied wardrobe, but wouldn’t be caught dead actually shopping for clothes. and it reminds me of the expectation that women must be effortlessly beautiful. don’t wear makeup or you’ll seem self-absorbed—but god forbid you look like you’re not wearing makeup. it’s interesting to me, that the impossibilities imposed on female characters are the same ones imposed on real women.
“We have one episode right in the middle there, No. 5, which is our 200th episode which, I think, will be one of the more amusing and engaging episode in a while,” he explained when asked about whether the show can go lighthearted with Dean in demon mode. “I think we can safely call this a meta episode.”
He added, “I would just describe it as something of a love letter to our fans. And there will be songs.”
Immediately, the question was posed as to whether Jensen Ackles and Jared Padalecki would be singing in the episode, and Carver responded with “I can’t comment.” He did say there is potential for dancing, though, and there definitely will be multiple numbers featured within the episode, featuring a mix of original and cover tracks (classic rock for the boys, we’d imagine)."
AU where the writers make Dean explicitly, undeniably bisexual and then he talks about his feelings for Castiel and everyone’s okay with it because it’s that easy holy fuck.