I think it’d be rather exciting to meet a pirate.
#pirates of the caribbean was kind of a formative influence#and nothing about these movies so much as her—snarling selfish sea-hungry pirate king#sometimes I rewatch the first movie and laugh to myself about how little it understood her and will; how it tried to convince us#that will was the pirate because he was chasing after her; and pirates are obsessed with treasure#when elizabeth spends the first movie chasing freedom and the next two chasing him; chasing her freedom; chasing war; chasing the world#her wedding was interrupted and she held the man responsible at gunpoint until he gave her letters of pardon#she was mistaken for a sea goddess and accepted it without question; she led an army to war as though it were her due#and she did it all without ever apologizing for the lives she takes or the lies she tells and when she betrays sparrow with a kiss#he hisses ”pirate” because what else could she be
so while walking around New York City and interviewing people for a friend’s anthropology project, I met Dylan and Cole Sprouse.
we went into a diner to stop for lunch and they were sitting a few tables away from us. so i asked really awkwardly if i could ask them a few questions for our project while they waited for their food, and they invited me to sit down with them.
they immediately launched into a sarcastic, rapid-fire, back-and-forth banter that i could hardly keep up without laughing my ass off. it was awesome. they were awesome. dear tumblr i just want to tell you that i sat down in a diner with the Sprouse twins and they were absolutely awesome.