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Feast your eyes on the Internet’s gift to Oscar night: this gorgeous collection of Lupita Nyong’o fanart
… We think Lupita wore it better than all of the other comers, of course. (Sorry, Tiana!) There’s no doubt that last night was a fairy tale come true. But Lupita Nyong’o’s win was more than just a dream: It was an important win for representative media. Tumblr artist 0ddjobs depicted Nyong’o as a personal inspiration to her after the win last night, painting herself as a small girl looking up to Nyong’o as an example….
Pay attention, Hollywood: This is what a real film princess looks like.
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Art above by Gyimah Gariba / Facebook, featured with permission; also at garibage on Tumblr!

Lupita fanart on the Internet was our #1 best reason to wake up today.

bookshop:

Feast your eyes on the Internet’s gift to Oscar night: this gorgeous collection of Lupita Nyong’o fanart

… We think Lupita wore it better than all of the other comers, of course. (Sorry, Tiana!) There’s no doubt that last night was a fairy tale come true. But Lupita Nyong’o’s win was more than just a dream: It was an important win for representative media. Tumblr artist 0ddjobs depicted Nyong’o as a personal inspiration to her after the win last night, painting herself as a small girl looking up to Nyong’o as an example….

Pay attention, Hollywood: This is what a real film princess looks like.

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Art above by Gyimah Gariba / Facebook, featured with permission; also at garibage on Tumblr!

Lupita fanart on the Internet was our #1 best reason to wake up today.

No, Ellen. No. 
What you mean is “If only Bradley’s arm were longer.” 
You’re using the subjunctive mood, expressing a hypothetical state, something contrary to reality, something that is not actually true. (Bradley Cooper has wee little T-rex arms, so this selfie is poorly cropped.) But you’re using the mood wrong. 
Here’s a quick and dirty guide to the subjunctive.

No, Ellen. No. 

What you mean is “If only Bradley’s arm were longer.” 

You’re using the subjunctive mood, expressing a hypothetical state, something contrary to reality, something that is not actually true. (Bradley Cooper has wee little T-rex arms, so this selfie is poorly cropped.) But you’re using the mood wrong. 

Here’s a quick and dirty guide to the subjunctive.

Lupita hugs “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen following best movie win

Lupita hugs “12 Years a Slave” director Steve McQueen following best movie win

Two of Hollywood’s greatest humanitarians 

Two of Hollywood’s greatest humanitarians