this is why I refuse to take physics
(Source: engineeringnow, via chrisreblogs)
Anonymous asked: HELP! My minions have unionized and is demanding health care subsidies and overtime-payments! What do I do? Should I start killing the leaders? I've been told that would destroy morale amongst my tropes and negatively effect productivity. If I give in to their demands, would they keep demanding more? How would you guys deal with a situation like this?
Pay your minions what they are worth and yes, by the sweet smell of crypt dust — give them health insurance if you do not have fey healing authority.
Hollywood teaches of villains who see their minions as disposable. A quaint but completely ineffective trope.
The average intergalactic world-conquering villain goes broke in less than five years because of poor planning. On Earth, villainous cities run poorly are taken over — not by heroes — BUT BANKERS.
Will you be remembered as the conquer who fell by hostile takeover? Hostile CORPORATE take over?!
Train, equip, and lead your minions with clarity of thought and high expectations. Remove from your employ, by means of your desire, those whom fail to meet your standards — but don’t throw away a tool that can be shaped. That is just bad business.
Miles Davis covered in blood after an altercation with police
"Altercation" sounds so polite, like it was a mutual thing and not one man getting assaulted by the police. Miles got beat up by the police.
The cops assaulted Miles because he was black. He was standing outside Birdland where he just performed and was taking a break. His name was on the marquee. They saw him escort a white female friend from the club into a taxi and then they approached him after as he was taking a smoke break. The cops told him to “move on”. Miles said he was playing at the club and was on break. They weren’t hearing any of that. One cop then punched him in the stomach, while another one cracked him on the head with a nightstick. That’s why he’s covered in blood. He was a victim of police brutality.
The USA and its unique for-profit sickness industry
"You want to photograph me eating chicken?"
"Well, if I let you, I need you to help me deliver a message."
"I work at this library. And before that, I was coming here for twenty years. It’s my favorite place in the world. As many people know, the main reading room of this library is supported by seven floors of books, which contain one of the greatest research collections in the world. Recently, the library administration has decided to rip out this collection, send the books to New Jersey, and use the space for a lending library. As part of the consolidation, they are going to close down the Mid-Manhattan Library Branch as well as the Science, Industry, and Business Library. When everything is finished, one of the greatest research libraries in the world will become a glorified internet cafe. Now read that back to me."