Trying out this (cheapie) lead holder I picked up when I realized I’d forgotten to bring a pencil. I should have tried these out sooner!
It’s the best qualities of traditional and mechanical pencils combined! The lead’s a bit smudgy, though, and I’m not sure if I’m willing to buy (and lose immediately) a lead sharpener just to sharpen up its point a bit when I need to.
Oh, no… Windblade’s design, which I originally thought of as a bit busy, has suddenly become very charming and pretty to me, from her noble lady “hairdo” to her ornaments and eye makeup, even her high heels!
(Though, it is kind of hard to figure out how big her head thingies should be and how far they should go…)
Now I have the strange need to draw inappropriately cute Windblade instead of inappropriately cute Bumblebee.
But she’s so charming, I don’t think it’s possible to be inappropriately cute.
But I’ll figure it out. Trust me.
the Season 2 episodes of the Venture Bros. are all in production number order on Netflix, rather than actual episode order.
bombcollar asked: Where on earth did you find that Boschian bird in a helmet?
There was a whole line of Bosch figurines available from a museum shop back in 2004, and you can now find them from multiple sources and on ebay under “Bosch Figurine.” Their prices haven’t even gone up, though they were always in the $40-150 range depending on size.
My Helmeted Bird Monster (their name for it) lost his accessories over the course of a so many moves, sadly.
A more expensive figurine with the man and the pig nun was also produced!
There’s around fifteen some figures in the series covering all his most iconic demons. I think the last one here is probably the most disturbing choice.
Bosch’s demons really deserve more attention in game design and such.
Thinking about how in a lot of romances one or both characters don’t have many or any friends at all. That’s fucked up. Make a friend. Good night
It’s dialogue like this that makes me headcanon Rusty as bi.
at this rate, maybe we’ll have new episodes by the time they get the remaining seasons on there :P
One of the great bunnies of our time: “Carmel”, the Cadburys Caramel Bunny, voiced by Miriam Margolyes. Her earliest renditions of the Bunny’s voice were deemed dangerously sexy for 1980s British TV, and had to be “dialed back” for later commercials.
I have to wonder how many kids turned out to be furries because of this commercial.
usually i don’t have that many in as many months.
You know what makes me the saddest about Lilo and Stitch?
When she gets kicked out of the dance class, she’s the only person we know for sure is native Hawaiian in her age bracket in the class.
There’s Myrtle, who is white, Elena who is white (f she’s the blonde one), Theresa who’s background is unclear, and Yuki who is implied, based on the name and the large Japanese population in Hawaii, to be Japanese.
She is taking a dance class of a dance traditional to her people.
And she is kicked out primarily because a white girl, Myrtle, is bullying her.
How fucking sad is that?
This always got me about the movie. I always
IN THE FACE AND EXISTENCE
Also, the hula dancing runs in the family, as we find out in the sequel that her mother was a dance champion. It’s clear in this scene that the deaths of her mother and father are still fresh in her mind and I think the dancing reminds her of her mother and happier times. Maybe they practiced together frequently? Idk, it’s just the vibe I get. That Lilo is there to do her mother proud, rather than to make friends and socialize like the others there.
Her face says it all. Look at how happy she is!
Everyone who liked this, everyone who validated this, you need to unlike it right NOW.
As a Native Hawai’ian, I have a problem with this post.
A fucking big problem.
First off, Hawai’i is massively diverse. Massively. Almost no one is pure Hawai’ian. The speculation that Lilo is at all pure or the only part Hawai’ian is laughable. There’s a very very slim margin that she would be at all. Secondly, just because it’s “not confirmed” doesn’t mean those girls aren’t. There are thousands of Japanese-Hawai’ian girls. Thousands, and thousands more of even more mixed races who are Hawai’ian. My sister is a shade away from blonde, and as pale as snow white, and she is just as half-Hawai’ian as I am - even though I look more “authentic”. I know many beautiful Hawai’ian girls with clouds of red hair and creamy complexions from mixed bloodlines. If you want to get “authentic” and go off of Lilo’s appearance, to us locals, she looks half-Asian. She looks definitely hapa at best.
It angers me beyond all reason that this has reposts, reposts from people who don’t understand the Native Hawai’ian culture, much less the culture that sprung from it which envelops our islands. You are reposting blind ignorance. Who are you to decide who looks more Hawai’ian? Who are you people to assume our culture and that this girl takes it more seriously than the others? Because she gets a backstory?
The amazing thing about my culture, MY culture, is that hula opens its arms to all. All children here are welcome to it. It is passed on to them and their blood does not dictate their passion nor their eligibility. “Lilo is there to make her mother proud, rather than to make friends and socialize”. Do you have any idea what a halau is? You don’t, no, none of you do. You have no idea what a halau is. A halau is your family, a halau are your friends, your only social circle when you are fully dedicated. My mother IS one of the queens of hula who trained under Maiki Aiu and she still talks to her hula sisters daily. They were part of her life. It isn’t enough to just hula, or learn it, and put blinders on the sides of your head. If you don’t live it with your hula sisters and brothers, then your story is nothing. You go through motions and you tell no stories.
Don’t try for one moment, to make that scene out like it was Lilo being bullied by a white girl. Yes, Hawai’i is still being raped by the ideologies of white appropriation, but do not for one moment think that these girls may not be Hawai’ian. Do not think for one moment that you have the right nor the knowledge to sweep onto the internet and start reposting like a fucking idiot about a culture and mixed bloodlines and races you don’t really understand aside from “the white man hurt them”. You damage people like my sister, like my cousins, all equally as proud and maka’a’inana as I, simply because they don’t look like me.
You have no right to use this scene as commentary, because you have not even a shade of an idea of the damage you do with it.
WE ARE SUCH A BROKEN COUNTRY
This is such an interesting breakdown/graph.
I like Minnesota
I love the murder question because Minnesota just goes totally red like “OF COURSE I FUCKING WOULDN’T WHAT THE FUCK IS WRONG WITH YOU PEOPLE”
shame about the Minnesota weather, tho.
I keep learning nice things about Minnesota, someone please tell me there’s something wrong with it aside from the weather.
Steak’n’shake, isn’t quoting a guy who couldn’t eat for the past few years of his like kinda
“If I were on Death Row, my last meal would be from Steak ‘n Shake. If I were to take President Obama and his family to dinner and the choice were up to me, it would be Steak ‘n Shake—and they would be delighted.”
Ebert wrote that glowing tribute to Steak ‘n Shake in 2009. The complications from cancer that caused him to no longer be able to eat happened in 2006. Kinda tragic. The man loved him some Steak ‘n Shake.
do you want to know what nostalgia sounds like?
this is the first i have ever heard of this restaurant. Apparently they didn’t open their sole location in New York state (in Manhattan) until 2012, and there’s nothing northeast of that (the nearest other one is in Paramus, NJ). Seems like it’s mostly an East North/South Central and South Atlantic state thing?
By Shaenon K. Garrity Two Edwardian nerd comics in one mini flip edition! The Internet-famous Edward Gorey’s The Trouble With Tribbles and Perils of the Lady Gamer are now available in print…together! Edward Gorey’s T
You remember that comic that was going around with the Edwardian woman going around trying to get people to look at her game design? Now you can own a physical copy and support the awesome artist who created it, as well as getting a brilliant Star Trek/Gorey parody/tribute along with it!