"Bad books on writing tell you to ‘WRITE WHAT YOU KNOW’, a solemn and totally false adage that is the reason there exist so many mediocre novels about English professors contemplating adultery."
Paul Bunyan vs Tony Hawk →
In the time before the gods formed the Earth, there was nothing but rocks, dirt, water, and when dirt and water mixed, mud. But Paul Bunyan wasn’t satisfied with this, since the gods hadn’t yet made trees that he could chop. And so to stave off boredom he found a large part of land that was rock,…
my friend’s cruel, systematic disregard for the laws of his own fictional world brings me incredible joy
what is this “gay straight alliance”. Whoever said i wanted to be aligned with the straights. i want to Win
Hangin’ out with my main Clam today. I’m Yzma, they’re Kronk.
Korra Book 3 finale is online right now! These are some backgrounds from this season and some comps from the finale. I did the paint. layout was most likely either Angela Sung or William Niu.
Sweet, Fred’s on Tumblr now! I’m putting the finishing touches on the Book 3 Dark Horse art book right this moment, which includes most of Fred’s incredible paintings above, and many more from him and our other magnificent painters.
"The poverty of our century is unlike that of any other. It is not, as poverty was before, the result of natural scarcity, but of a set of priorities imposed upon the rest of the world by the rich. Consequently, the modern poor are not pitied, but written off as trash."
An Open Letter to Aaron Diaz →
Dear Aaron Diaz,
Over the past few days we’ve already exchanged some words about this. I reblogged Mary’s comic lampooning your comic (and others like it), expressing my approval of its message. I also subtweeted your work fairly obviously. We are friendly acquaintances…
this really speaks to my experience of his comics and his engagement with feminism among other issues.
Argentina: doing it right. After passing a groundbreaking gender identity law on Wednesday, Argentina, which became the first Latin American country to legalize same-sex marriage, now leads the entire world when it comes to trans rights.
The new law, which was passed by 55-0 and is expected to be signed by president Cristina Fernandez, grants trans people the right to legally change their gender identity without having to get approval from doctors or judges–and, importantly, without having to change their bodies at all first. Not having a valid ID that matches your gender identity is a huge barrier to access to education, employment, health care, you name it. As Kalym Sori, an Argentinian trans man said, “This is why the law of identity is so important. It opens the door to the rest of our rights.”
i’m not crying you’re crying