swine. holy jesus i cant stop laughing at this
Have you ever wondered how many people actually read? Or see movies? Or go dancing? Or do woodwork in their spare time?
Well, the National Endowment for the Arts has some answers for you. Last week they released the 2012 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, and while the name is dull, there’s some fascinating stuff in there.
58 percent of people, if you’re wondering, read a book in the last year. 59 percent saw a movie. Almost a third went dancing, and more people did woodwork, leatherwork or metalwork than did any form of creative writing.
The stats on literary reading are a little depressing — the rate at which people read novels is dropping, and the poetry statistics are so awful I can’t bring myself to repeat them.
But there aren’t any stats at all on how many people read three books at once, a la Darren Criss. NEA: Get on it.
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The Totally Effing Serious Orphan Black S2 Fan Poster Contest!
We noticed OB fans out there making some killer Season Two poster art, (holla!) and we are greedy and want more.
Here’s what we know about Season Two:
Season Two hits the ground running with Sarah in a desperate race to find missing daughter Kira. Her scorched earth tactics spark a war with pro-clone, Rachel, dividing and imperiling all the clones. As Sarah discovers more about her past, mysterious newcomers appear, but can they be trusted?
We have some Orphan Black t-shirts we stole from BBC America’s Marketing department (don’t tell them) and also some Clone Club pins we swiped from the BBCA Comic-Con booth (this post is becoming more and more incriminating) and we’ll reward some of the best posters with OB swag!
Tag your posters with #OBS2. Create as many as you want. Get your entries in by October 10th.
Good luck, #CloneClub!
"It’d be amazing to play a clone that was like Jordan [Gavaris] who plays Felix. He’s like so opposite of Felix, it’s unbelievable. He’s like kind of country, always baking, just like watching Murder She Wrote. He has like the weird little Southern twang. Just like the sweetest guy on the planet. It would be really cool to play somebody like… I just want to play Jordan. I just want to be Jordan really." - Tatiana Maslany