"Every revolution is sparked by an art movement"

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Nov. 27, 2015

Jane Alexander, Butcher Boys

That happens to be a line from one of my favourite albums, a combination CD/graphic novel from an obscure now-defunct South African hip hop group.

I think it’s pretty easy to understand how a South African group would come to that conclusion. When I ...

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Watch Your Tone!

Banes at 12:00AM, Nov. 26, 2015
tags: Banes Tone

this picture is only somewhat related to tone…but it has a costumed baby!

In my early days doing the Quackcast with Ozoneocean, we spent some time talking about story genres. I remember how we ignored whether something was a comedy, drama, or horror, because those aren't stories, but ...

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FEATURED COMIC --> Berrybelle

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 25, 2015

A light pink woman descends from the sky and winds up in a psychedelic land of blue dinosaurs and strange alien creatures. This super heroine is made of candy and creates a whole new outfit complete with a pink tie just by using her mind. Her super powers include incredible ...

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Quackcast 246 - Characters: Fictional Love vs Real Life Hate

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 24, 2015


Characters you would love in media but hate in real life! -Don't read too much into the cover pic BTW, that was my little joke, as it usually is with these cover pics ;)
In this Quackcast, once again we have an ensemble cast of Banes, Ozone, Pitface, and ...

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Stories Written for Children (That Might Have Been Intended for Adults)

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 23, 2015
tags: books that haunt me

The Giving Tree, Story and Illustration by Shel Silverstein

I remember reading along with certain children's books that became very near and dear to me as a young kid. Over the years, I revisit the story and it begins to take on a whole new meaning as my perspective ...

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New experiences!

HippieVan at 12:00AM, Nov. 20, 2015

Yesterday evening my friend and I donned our prettiest dresses and went to see The Marriage of Figaro. Neither of us had ever been to the opera before, and we weren't the only ones - it was “student night” where they sell cheap tickets to the final dress rehearsal, so ...

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Say My Name: Titles

Banes at 12:00AM, Nov. 19, 2015
tags: titles

Say My Name

There are titles that fit perfectly with their subject, titles that could fit multiple subjects/contexts, and titles that don't work at all.
Recently I've seen several titles referenced that made me say “I HAVE to see that/read that!”. I'll share those at ...

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FEATURED COMIC --> Apothecary Supreme

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 18, 2015

Meet Greta, a good humoured, earthy, pipe smoking woman with a great big box backpack and stylish leather travelling clothes. Greta is an apothecary, she travels the lands curing ills and writing down creatively horrible ailments in her apothecary book. On the way she meets a rather stuck-up knight on ...

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Quackcast 245 - fiction influencing reality and the myth of the friendzone

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Nov. 17, 2015


In Quackcast 245 we TRY to talk about my idea that fictional characters, stereotypes, tropes and situations in media have influenced their counterparts in reality, and in a lot of ways helped to create them. Fictional stereotypes and tropes are made out of simplified models of things that happen ...

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Opportunitatem Cape

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 16, 2015

It had been years since I donned my black cocktail dress to spend an evening listening to one of my favorite writers, and that is exactly what I did on Saturday night. The scene was set in Long Beach at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center and I was excitedly waiting ...

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