- CBS: *casts Lucy Liu to play character originally written as a white dude*
- Brinydeep Catfishbits fans: how DARE they!!! this is a travesty! a mockery of the source material! a fundamental betrayal of the spirit of canon and the essence of the character! Arthur Conan Doyle would be spinning in his GRAVE!!!
- Paramount: *casts Bassethound Cul-de-sac to play character originally written as desi*
- Bumpersticker Cardigan fans: jeez, calm down everyone, it's just ACTING. i'm sure they just picked the most talented actor for the role! Benny is so talented he could play any role, and the franchise should be grateful to have him!
Anonymous asked you: Rose, Kanaya, Karkat; humans defeated the Alternian Empire decades ago and are now occupying Alternia itself.
“Yeah, awesome, one of them treats you like her favored pet, that sure is something to jizz yourself over. The rest of them are still enslaving us, so choose a fucking side already!”
“How can you even say that,” Kanaya rasped, head in her hands, “when in those good old days you miss so much you would have been culled,” and they both knew she had chosen already.