Words can’t express how we feel about the latest turn of events on The Vampire Diaries, so we thought we’d show you instead! Major spoilers from the last episode ahead.

We love ourselves some Vampire Diaries, and when this episode finished airing we were so full of feels that we had to share it with the rest of the Internet. If you listen to our vampire podcast, Vampire Hype, you’ll know how we felt about basically everything. Although, if you don’t, we’ve provided explanations so you can understand how our minds work.

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When Vaughn started speaking with his accent


There’s nothing sexier than a muscled killing machine with a foreign accent! …Okay well there are probably a few, but that’s not the point. When we realized that Damon’s kidnapper had an accent, we were kind of disappointed when we realized he had to die. …Until he stabbed Bonnie, then we realized how sadistic we truly are.

We find out there’s only one dose of the cure


I mean let’s get real, here. Silas predates vampires, right? So why on earth would Qetsiyah bury him with enough of a cure to last more than once? It’s not like once Silas takes the cure he’ll decide, “Nah, I think I’ll go back to being immortal,” somehow becomes immortal again, and then regrets being immortal, and takes the cure again. C’mon, people!

There’s someone else on the island…who?!


Admittedly we had inklings of it being Katherine, but we didn’t really know until she attacked Elena. We just pretended like it was someone else, just so we can be truly shocked when the reveal came. The funny thing is that it actually worked.

Rebecca snaps Stefan’s neck


Other than Rebecca trying to get the upper hand on grabbing the cure…we just…we mean…was there really a need for that, girl? He was your friend! He was starting to trust you, and so was Elena! We have no words. Just GIFS.

Shane breaks his leg and Bonnie walks off


We couldn’t have been prouder of Bonnie at this moment. Shane was always too weak to stand up for himself, using others to do his bidding, and now he actually can’t stand! Perfection. Let’s just raise our fists to Bonnie, being the epic witch she is.

Elena admits she’s over trying to be human.


We’re ridiculously happy that the show isn’t going towards the whole ‘Elena turns human’ road. We give props to her finally being comfortable with who she is. Not to mention Damon will probably be super happy about this revelation.

Caroline asking for Klaus’s mercy…and getting denied


Klaus, we’re so disappointed in you. We were once Caralaus shippers but now that’s ended, and we can’t wait for you to get to New Orleans. Caroline, someone Klaus supposedly loves, asks for him to spare the life of the one person she can’t say goodbye to, and he decides to ignore her. BLAH! We can’t wait to see some humanity in him for The Originals, because right now we’re just on the Klaus hate train.

Tyler leaving Mystic Falls for good, saying goodbye to Caroline


If you listen to Vampire Hype you’ll realize that we’re not really the biggest fans of Tyler. When it was revealed that he’d be leaving Mystic falls, we weren’t really that upset. As soon as he said “I gotta leave town” we were all for it, actually. But then the goodbye scene happened, and we realized how heartbreaking this was for Caroline. Well done, Julie Plec, you managed to get us to cry over a character we’re not even really excited about. Bravo.

Katherine returns!


There’s that shock we were saving for the reveal! But honestly, somehow we really were surprised when she came back. The return was done in a fantastic way, and we’re so unbelievably excited to see vampire Elena interact with Katherine, and how Nina Dobrev will bring her A+ performance in both roles at once back on screen. Just…YES!

Bonnie & Jeremy realize they need to awaken Silas to get the cure


…we have no words for this.

Jeremy dies. Silas is risen. Klaus is loose.


So what if we saw it coming?! Jeremy was almost too gorgeous to die! …almost. Is it too much to ask for him to come back as a zombie?


And this is basically how we felt the rest of the time, including the previews for next week:

We swear, sometimes it feels like Julie Plec and her team are staring at the Internet looking at our reactions and thinking up things to intensify them even more.

Want more in-depth analysis?

Don’t forget about our podcast Vampire Hype, where we will be releasing a reaction show to this episode shortly. If you have any varying opinions than the ones we’ve shared here, let us know and we’ll be sure to discuss them on the show!

Official pictures from the Gilmore Girls revival hint that Stars Hollow’s pride and joy went on to become a teacher. Tanc Sade’s Instagram suggests otherwise.

Rory Gilmore — high school English teacher or staff writer on The Stars Hollow Gazette? When the first official photos of the Gilmore Girls revival were released by TV Line, Rory Gilmore was shown standing at the front of a classroom with some chalkboard notes that seemed to indicate she was teaching high school English. And she wasn’t just any high school teacher, but a Chilton high school teacher.

GILMORE GIRLS
Source: TV Line

However, while promoting an upcoming charity fundraiser, Tanc Sade, everyone’s favorite Life and Death Brigade member, Finn, gave away that Rory Gilmore is an above the fold writer of the Stars Hollow Gazette. Sure it’s a long cry from covering the parking lot pavement of Chilton, but it does not strike us as the type of hard-hitting journalism that would satisfy a girl who hit the road to cover the Obama campaign at the close of the series. This issue, dated July 19, 2016, will appear sometime in the “Summer” installment of the four-part series.


Whose to say that Rory Gilmore can’t juggle two careers at once? She was, after all, the Editor in Chief of The Yale Daily News and a star student who graduated on time after taking a semester off to have a breakdown. Maybe her staff writing position is just a hobby.

This is not the first inside look into the Gilmore Girls reunion that Sade has provided. One quick browse through his Instagram and you will be treated to tons of behind the scenes goodies! Here are some of our favorites.

A Gilmore and her LDB boys


LUKES LIVES


They’ve come a long way from moving Rory out


Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life arrives on Netflix soon.

Twitter announces slew of changes to give you more room to tweet, get noticed

You'll also be allowed to retweet yourself. Umm...

11:15 am EDT, May 24, 2016

Twitter has confirmed that they’ll be making a few changes to let you fit more in a single tweet. Changes to retweeting and chatting with a user are also in the pipeline.

Earlier this month we told you Twitter would stop counting photos and links as part of the 140 character limit, but it looks like the social network is taking things a step further. Not only will URLs and photos no longer be a part of the character count, but they will also stop counting usernames.

Here’s Twitter’s full breakdown of the upcoming changes:

– Replies: When replying to a Tweet, @names will no longer count toward the 140-character count. This will make having conversations on Twitter easier and more straightforward, no more penny-pinching your words to ensure they reach the whole group.

– Media attachments: When you add attachments like photos, GIFs, videos, polls, or Quote Tweets, that media will no longer count as characters within your Tweet. More room for words!

– Retweet and Quote Tweet yourself: We’ll be enabling the Retweet button on your own Tweets, so you can easily Retweet or Quote Tweet yourself when you want to share a new reflection or feel like a really good one went unnoticed.

– Goodbye, .@: These changes will help simplify the rules around Tweets that start with a username. New Tweets that begin with a username will reach all your followers. (That means you’ll no longer have to use the ”.@” convention, which people currently use to broadcast Tweets broadly.) If you want a reply to be seen by all your followers, you will be able to Retweet it to signal that you intend for it to be viewed more broadly.

One or two of these additions may be controversial. For example, giving people the option to retweet themselves if “a really good one went unnoticed” sounds like a cheap solution to fix the issue of tweets not getting noticed. Why should it be upon the user to do something to get the tweet noticed? It’ll look obnoxious if we’re retweeting ourselves — it’s the equivalent of asking aloud, “Hey, did anyone just hear my excellent thought?” even when everyone heard it but purposely ignored it.

Twitter isn’t ready to launch these changes today because they want to give developers time to prepare. This way, third party apps like Tweetbot (It’s great — there are no ads in it!) will be ready to support Twitter’s new rules right at the start of the official launch. Expect to see these features in a few months.

Sadly, we’re still waiting for Twitter to launch an “edit” button. It sucks to be unable to fx a mistake.

James Corden invited the now world famous Chewbacca Mom onto The Late Late Show for some sh**s and giggles.

Ah, Chewbacca Mom. A literal ray of sunshine whose viral video is sure to put a smile on your face. Proof that even the simplest materialistic things can bring us joy if we have the right outlook on life.

A small, simple video… and now a national sensation to the point you can’t escape that Chewie mask anywhere. Talk about oversaturation!

For those not yet burdened by the cynicism of age and the Internet, her overnight fame means that there are plenty of new ways to laugh with Chewbacca Mom — the best of which were provided by James Corden Monday night on the Late Late Show.

Corden, in a video reminiscent of his Carpool Karaokes, invited Chewbacca Mom (real name Candace Payne) and her daughter to drive around with him, with humorous results:

Chewbacca Mom does a flawless impersonation of herself as she participates in the spoof, and then suddenly, J.J. Abrams appears to add his support of the mask’s authenticity.

It ends with them all wearing masks and laughing hysterically. (Are there… fumes in these masks?)

Anyway, if you want even more Chewbacca Mom, check out another video of her on Corden’s show:

Did you find it as hilarious as James Corden does?

Kohl’s, which is selling Chewbacca masks like hot cakes since this went viral, has a lot to thank Chewbacca Mom for. And they’ve been showing their appreciation with extra Star Wars-related merch for her and her family. Now we’re just waiting for the inevitable reality series.