the burning or offering of, or perfuming with incense.
Etymology: from Middle English thurybycacyon > Middle French thurification > Latin thurificatus, from thuris, “frankincense” > Ancient Greek thyos, “burnt sacrifice”.
Chefchaouen, a small town in northern Morocco, has a rich history, beautiful natural surroundings and wonderful architecture, but what it’s most famous for are the striking and vivid blue walls of many of the buildings in its “old town” sector, or medina.
The maze-like medina sector, like those of most of the other towns in the area, features white-washed buildings with a fusion of Spanish and Moorish architecture. The brilliantly blue walls, however, seem to be unique to Chefchaouen. They are said to have been introduced to the town by Jewish refugees in 1930, who considered blue to symbolize the sky and heaven. The color caught on, and now many also believe that the blue walls serve to repel mosquitoes as well (mosquitoes dislike clear and moving water).
Whatever the reason, the town’s blue walls attract visitors who love to wander the town’s narrow streets and snap some beautiful photos.
so this is why fun reyna interviews took a break.
/////also i refuse to believe circe was all that malevolent and that she treated all her employees to fantastic discount rates at her island spa. reyna went to vacation with hylla
Banned Grey Poupon ad is hilariously wrong [YouTube]
THIS IS THE GREATEST THING I’VE EVER SEEN
WHY WAS THIS BANNED THIS IS BRILLIANT
They saw their chance and they fuckin took it.
ohhhhh myyyyy goooodddd
Fingers crossed for really bad geometry puns in season 2.
Favorite Muggleborns headcanons (1/?)
"What is that mysterious clicking noise…?"
Seriously though, not only are these points brilliant but we definitely need a Ctrl+F spell or device for books and stuff =)
i’ve seen more posts of people being excited for Home than this movie, which made me upset because this movie comes out before Home does (not that i am saying that you shouldn’t praise Home as well). and as for Big Hero 6 (a movie that also comes out after the Book of Life) and the people saying that there is a lack of representation of Asians in media, i feel you. why? because there is a bigger lack of hispanics, and i agree Disney messed up, you be upset. but be happy for Hispanics as well because we finally got an animated movie representing us and our culture. so please go see this movie when it comes out.
that is all i ask.
When I saw the trailer for this when I went to see the Lego movie it was so stunning I knew it was a movie I had to see
Also it looks like it;s by the same person who did El tirge
which was a great and fun show
ALSO!!! So far the trailers have be CHOCK FULL of allusions and references to different parts of Mexican culture and history!!
That beautiful lady up there is La Muerte and she’s straight up based off Catrinas which are popular figures and dolls used to represent Dia De Los Muertos.
NOT ONLY THAT but the weird texture on her skin is sugar! Why sugar? Sugar skulls! They’re a common treat found being sold by vendors and made by other families on Dia De Los Muertos.
BUT WOAH DON’T STOP THERE Along with having those two things play into her design she also has cempasúchil (marigold to put it simply) flowers in her hat. Why’s that important? Those are called flor de los muertos, flower of the dead. They’re used to honor the dead and decorate the altars made by loved ones of the deceased.
And this is just ONE design. All of that thought, care, and attention to detail went into ONE design and that’s only scratching the surface. This isn’t even touching on the adelita twins NOR the town itself.
Like really, this is turning out to be a film crafted out of pure love and respect for the culture and the medium itself and, like OP, all I ask is that you PLEASE go check out this film when it’s released.
Because while you may verbally support it, the studio and the industry itself NEEDS to see money tied in with your voice and the voices of everyone else who has been supporting this film.
And hey! Danny Trejo and Ron Perlman are in it!
So yeah, GO WATCH THE BOOK OF LIFE.
dude I don’t know anybody who isn’t excited for this film.
The plot in this summary isn’t accurate! But that’s okay, that means there’s more reason to go see it!!
LA CATRINA IS SO BEAUTIFUL LOOK AT HER WHEN SHE APPEARS THERE’S ROSE PETAAALLLSSS
XIBALBA IS SO SCARY TOO I’M ALREADY AFRAID OMFG RON PERLMAN THO
you are all fools if you don’t go see this but I am sure all of you will
Fun fact time: many of my old acquaintances still make joking comments whenever they see me wearing pink, because as a child (and honestly pretty much right up to high school) I would refuse to associate with any pink objects.
It wasn’t because I didn’t like pink, it was because since I appeared female I was supposed to/ it was immediately assumed that I did and therefore it pissed me the ever-loving fuck off. I was ashamed to like it, which is terrible because pink is an awesome color. But when you shove it down young girls throats it gets really old, really fast.
Give the child the fucking rainbow, and if they pick pink, it’s not because they are female and/or effeminate, it’s because they like the color pink.