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Tumblr Thursday round-up

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December 19, 2012|By Jessica Galliart, @jessicagalliart | RedEye

Tumblr Thursday has been coming to you in the paper for awhile now, so it seemed like about time that this list make its way to the Internet, for your convenience, of course. Some of these are a little old hat now, but they're all important to remember.

Cats That Look Like Pinup Girls

I could not be more proud of finding this Tumblr. It's just juxtapositions of vintage pinup girl photos and illustrations with photos of cats striking the same poses. You will laugh and laugh and laugh, or I owe you $5.

Missed High Five

Because you're not the only moron who has missed a high five.

You Just Realized

...that Dec. 12, 2012 is the last repetitive date we will ever see. This and more startling information provided by the You Just Realized Tumblr. 

What if Adele was Mrs. Doubtfire

It's an important question, really. Another important question: Why in the hell would someone take it upon himself to Photoshop Adele's face onto screenshots of Robin Williams from the 1993 film "Mrs. Doubtfire"? I don't know, but may God bless him.

Are You Talking to Meme?

The "Star Trek" alum doesn't disappoint, and it may even be, dare I say, better than his Facebook page?

Chicago Memes

A lot of the posts created with quick memes--success kid, bad luck Brian, drunk baby--fall pretty flat, but every once in a while this Tumblr lands a good one.

Boys With Beards With Dogs

Finally Movemeber is over, and we get the sexy beards back, thanks.

Kors Metaphors

This Tumblr dedicated to Michael Kors many metaphors heard on "Project Runway" is great. It's like jumping into a pool of Coca Cola and rolling yourself into a sticky cotton candy cocoon.

David Petraeus Affair Photos

Sorry, there aren't really any photos of Petraeus' affair with biographer Paula Broadwell here. This Tumblr is simply mocking the media and all interested parties by posting Petraeus affair headlines with photos of the East Coast devastation caused by Hurricane Sandy. Feel bad, yet? 

Humans of New York

Speaking of Sandy, the well-known Tumblr featuring street portraits of everyday New York residents launched an IndieGoGo fundraiser to support victims of Sandy destruction by sharing their stories on Humans of New York. Tumblr stepped in to help co-sponsor the fundraiser, and proceeds have passed the $160,000 mark in just under four days. (The goal was $100,000.)

Old People Writing on a Restaurant's Facebook Page

It's an oldie, but a goodie.

Free Cabin Porn

This one comes from RedEye nightlife reporter Kate Bernot, whose suggestions for Tumblr Thursday make their way in enough to justify a "Kate's Pick" inclusion every week. The photos on this Tumblr are safe for work, despite having "porn" in the title.

WWE on Tumblr

Thanks for showing up to 2012, World Wrestling Entertainment. The organization announced a Tumblr partnership that brings fans GIFs, infographics, Q&As and more. 

Metro Retro Chicago

Happy 30th, Metro! The iconic Chicago venue has been celebrating its birthday all year and has a Tumblr archive of found materials, ticket stubs, footage, stories from staffers and more that will surely send you down a Tumblr black hole.

Beyonce's Tumblr

Mrs. Jay-Z is all about social media lately. She joined Instagram on Election Day and then posted a handwritten letter to President Obama on her Tumblr. I bet it's the new bangs. Everyone with bangs loves Instagram and Tumblr.

Lydia Callis's Face for NYC Mayor

Comic relief is always appreciated during a natural disaster like the one East Coasters experienced. This Tumblr pays homage to the incredibly animated and entertaining faces made by the sign language interpreter for New York City's Mayor Bloomberg. Girl was working overtime the past couple of days.

Is Twitter Wrong?

This sadly came very much in handy during Hurricane Sandy chaos stirred up by Twitter rumors earlier this week. Consider it a public service Tumblr for...the Internet.

Buzzfeed on Tumblr

In case you missed it, a gaggle of media sites based out of New York City lost power to their servers during the worst of the storm--and most of them were resourceful enough to redirect readers to their Tumblr pages, where they updated constantly. Buzzfeed wins VIP, here, for their dramatic photo posts.

Those Were the '90s!

In other news... Mostly GIFs and a lot of love for "Friends" and Disney Channel Original Movies. So, obviously, you'll love it.

Kanye Wes

Yet another "Why didn't anyone think of this before?" Tumblrs. Kanye West lyrics mashed up with stills from Wes Anderson movies--match made in hipster heaven.

Babies in Bars

No judgment. Well, just a little...


This GIF Tumblr about the life of a Hollywood assistant just landed a TV sitcom deal.

[Bleep] I'm in My 20s

And so did this one, which also has a book, by the way. Rhymes with suck.

Despicable Tweets

One person decided to round up some of the most offensive, racist, sexist and, well, despicable tweets on the Internet every day. If you want to maintain your limited faith in humanity, it's probably best to look away from this one.

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