MARDI GRAS ATE MY HOMEWORK

HyenaHell at 12:00AM, Feb. 23, 2017



Unless you live in one of a handful of places scattered across the globe, either still sucking on the dregs of medieval Catholicism or entrenched in the aftermath of colonialism, Carnival probably means jack shit to you. Or maybe it does, but it's likely not an entity in and ...

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Metaphorror

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 27, 2016



METAPHORROR

Hey, they're always tellin' me to recycle!

Last Halloween I did a breakdown of four categories of horror. So I've repurposed it here, images and all, to talk about the metaphorical nature of horror.

Horror is perfect for metaphor and allegory. In fact, a horror story is ...







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Catharsis and the Drunk Duck Awards

Banes at 12:00AM, Aug. 11, 2016


I wrote my newspost several days ahead of schedule for the first time ever!

First things first:

THE DRUNK DUCK AWARDS NEEDS VOLUNTEERS!

The DD Awards are always great fun, and Judges and Awards Presenters are still needed!

Please come over to the Volunteer thread to ask any questions and ...








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Quackcast 267 - The DD Community asks Banes

ozoneocean at 12:00AM, April 19, 2016

LISTEN!
Art by Ozoneocean

In Quackcast 266 we interviewed the mad Mr Banes… We turned a giant battleship spotlight around and shone it directly into his eyes and bombarded him with high explosive armour piercing questions until he eventually failed under the onslaught, keeled over and sunk down into the ...


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Character Arcs Part 2: Arcs in Sequels and Series featuring Iron Man

Banes at 12:00AM, March 24, 2016


Today we'll talk sequel and series character arcs, and focus on the cinematic portrayal of Iron Man

Last Week we talked about character arcs. They're an important element of fiction writing…although a lot of the time, there is no arc! But a strong, unpredictable character arc can ...


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Allegory

Banes at 12:00AM, Feb. 11, 2016


-a famous Star Trek episode that was an anvil-on-the-head racism allegory

ALLEGORY
Back in October, I took a little stab, if you will, at separating horror into various categories. Here's the link to that article:

http://www.theduckwebcomics.com/news/2015/oct/07/things-that-go-duck-in-the-night/

What I didn't have ...







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Things That Go DUCK in the Night

Banes at 12:00AM, Oct. 8, 2015



Horror…and the baddies and creepies and long-legged beasties of horror…come in many flavours.
These divisions might be incomplete or somewhat meaningless in a way, but hey, I have to approach it somehow…

Reality Bites: Human Creeps, Scary Animals and Nature
-Serial Killers, Jason, Michael Myers, The Strangers, And ...





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Volunteers needed for the 2012 DD Awards!

skoolmunkee at 10:25AM, June 22, 2012



Hey guys, it's time for a little public service announcement about the 2012 Drunk Duck Awards! The ball is rolling, but it's a big heavy ball and needs lots of rollers. That's my hamfisted metaphor to describe how much community effort it takes to successfully pull off ...

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I am sure there is a metaphor for America somewhere in that game

skoolmunkee at 8:15AM, June 13, 2010

Don't forget, if you want to be in a mid-week newspost, send your news to ozoneocean! However, if you are ok with being newsposted on Sunday, go ahead and send it to me as normal. :]


stubblemonkey
My weekly webcomic, Tales of the Sly Ditt Inn, reaches the milestone of ...



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Admin makes awkward news-food metaphor, hopes no one's appetite is ruined

skoolmunkee at 2:46AM, Oct. 8, 2009

We've got a number of tasty news bites today, its variety and quality will satisfy any news buffet enthusiast!


There's a new interview up! Anubis interviews spearcarrier of Akashik! (Don't forget there are lots of other great interviews in the interview forum too!)

9. Do you take ...




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