Rakes and Hoes

Historical romance novels make all the pretty maidens drop their lacy polyester petticoats

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May 14 '14
Alternate cover for Anna Karenina

Alternate cover for Anna Karenina

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May 12 '14
I have seen hats made of birds, but hats made of bird’s nests with their mangled corpses sticking out is a new one, I must say.

I have seen hats made of birds, but hats made of bird’s nests with their mangled corpses sticking out is a new one, I must say.

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Apr 29 '14
Yes, there is nothing more that the overwhelmingly female audience of this book would ever want to see than a headless woman showing off her legs while wearing a garter that is neither holding up a stocking or a weapon. Of course this was designed by a fellow woman. Why would I want to look at anything else in my spare time?
…
*jiggles thighs sadly*

Yes, there is nothing more that the overwhelmingly female audience of this book would ever want to see than a headless woman showing off her legs while wearing a garter that is neither holding up a stocking or a weapon. Of course this was designed by a fellow woman. Why would I want to look at anything else in my spare time?

*jiggles thighs sadly*

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Mar 24 '14
S&M Night in the Emerald City was very popular. 

S&M Night in the Emerald City was very popular. 

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Mar 17 '14
AND LO, THE IRISH WARRIOR DOTH COME FORTH THROUGH THE MISTS OF CONNEMARA, WIELDING A SWORD AND CLAD IN THE ANCIENT CEREMONIAL LEATHER JERKIN AND BOOTY SHORTS…NOTHING CAN STOP HIM…
Lá Fhéile Pádraig shona duit, motherfuckers

AND LO, THE IRISH WARRIOR DOTH COME FORTH THROUGH THE MISTS OF CONNEMARA, WIELDING A SWORD AND CLAD IN THE ANCIENT CEREMONIAL LEATHER JERKIN AND BOOTY SHORTS…NOTHING CAN STOP HIM

Lá Fhéile Pádraig shona duit, motherfuckers

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Mar 13 '14
"Draw me like one of your presumably copyrighted images, Hack"

"Draw me like one of your presumably copyrighted images, Hack"

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Mar 9 '14
Oh gosh, I’m….what were we talking about again? I’m so sorry, for a second I thought I saw a book about Scotland with someone actually dressed properly on the cover. It was so weird, it was like they actually knew what the weather is like over there. Then I must have blacked out.

Oh gosh, I’m….what were we talking about again? I’m so sorry, for a second I thought I saw a book about Scotland with someone actually dressed properly on the cover. It was so weird, it was like they actually knew what the weather is like over there. Then I must have blacked out.

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Mar 5 '14
This looks like a still from a bad 1950s sitcom.
“Gunpowder? In my tea?”
*laugh track*

This looks like a still from a bad 1950s sitcom.

Gunpowder? In my tea?”

*laugh track*

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Mar 4 '14
Oh my god, I think he broke her.

Oh my god, I think he broke her.

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Mar 2 '14
"Lestat, how dare you pick up a harlot! I though what we had was special!”
“Bite me, bitch”

"Lestat, how dare you pick up a harlot! I though what we had was special!”

Bite me, bitch”

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