the newsroom - 1x05

  • "I’ve got a guy on my staff who got hit in the head with a glass door Thursday. His forehead wouldn’t stop bleeding, but he wouldn’t go to a doctor ‘cause I got another guy who got beat up covering Cairo. And the first guy wouldn’t see a doctor until the second guy saw a doctor. I’ve got a producer who ran into a locked door ‘cause he felt responsible for the second guy. I’ve got an 18-year-old kid risking his life halfway around the world and the AP who sent him there hasn’t slept in three days. I’ve got 20-somethings who care about teachers in Wisconsin. I’ve got a grown woman who has to subtract with her fingers staying up all night trying to learn economics from a PhD who could be making 20 times the money three miles downtown. They’re journalists."



Yes, I knew her. You mother was there for me at a time when no one else was. Not only was she a singularly gifted witch, she was also an uncommonly kind woman. She had a way of seeing the beauty in others, even, and perhaps most especially, when that person couldn’t see it in themselves. Your father, James, however, had a certain, shall we say, talent for trouble. A talent, rumor has it, he passed onto you. You’re more like them then you know, Harry. In time you’ll come to see just how much.





I believe that every american should at least watch this monologue from The Newsroom


It’s all true. And I think we all know this; even as Americans. But we still love our country. I acknowledge my country has faults; and in no way will I say it is the greatest country in the world because it is not. But I am still proud to be an American. I think it’s important to recognize the faults of this country to prevent ignorance; and the recognition of such faults can give one a widened perspective, and in some respects— a different view of the country and appreciation for one’s roots. You can be proud of where you come from and still know that America is not the greatest country in the world.



harry potter meme ϟ  ten characters  (6/10) -  remus lupin

"give five signs that identify the werewolf. excellent question." "d’you think you managed to get all the signs?" said james in tones of mock concern. "think i did," said lupin seriously, as they joined the crowd thronging around the front doors eager to get out into the sunlit grounds. "one: he’s sitting on my chair. two: he’s wearing my clothes. three: his name’s remus lupin.”



Dear Zachary: A Letter to a Son About His Father (2008)
When his best friend Andrew Bagby is murdered, filmmaker Kurt Kuenne decides to make a documentary about him and his life so that his then-unborn son will have some idea of what an amazing person his father was.
Without a doubt, one of the most emotional films I have ever seen.