THE GOAT SONG


When the Ancient Greeks developed dramas, they titled the most popular genre "Tragedy".
This sprung from the word "tragōidia", which loosely translates to "the goat song"
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HOLY FUCK “LISTEN” WAS SUCH A GOOD EPISODE OH MY GOD.

I WATCHED ROBOT LAST NIGHT AND IT WAS HORRENDUL

LISTEN WAS AMAZING

I. AM. SO. PLEASED

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Anonymous:

you had one non-american/white, non-stick thin character and you get a white,blonde stick thin actress to play her


fishingboatproceeds:

1. I have never written a central female character who was described as thin other than Lindsey Lee Wells. Also, Margo and Q are two of the only white-identified people I’ve written, so I don’t really know how to respond to that part of your statement.

2. I do not cast the movie adaptations of my books. I am a novelist, not a casting director. I did not choose who would play Margo anymore than I choose where the movie will be filmed or what the budget or soundtrack will be.

3. That said, I think Cara will do a wonderful job as Margo. As I’ve learned in the past few hours, a lot of people who don’t know Cara have extremely strong opinions about her as a person, which is weird, because they don’t know her. They have a lot of opinions about her body, too, especially its supposed inadequacies. Cara is living, on a much larger stage, the Margo Roth Spiegelman experience: She receives massive amounts of attention but she’s more a mirror than a window. The way people respond to her seems to be a reflection of one’s own experience and worldview more than it has anything to do with the actual person Cara is. I think this is part of why Cara’s audition was so powerful: Her understanding of Margo is deep and profound and about a lot more than the shape of her body.


TBH I have never read a John Green novel-just a fan of vlogbrothers.  But this is such a nicely worded response u go JG

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