The Unexpected Fascination with Internet Celebrity

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Aug. 14, 2017



Tomorrow is the first day of school in my district and in honor of this occasion, I would like to talk about a topic that is very pertinent to the younger generation and that is: Internet Celebrity.

In the last ten years, being famous on the Internet has skyrocketed to ...



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A Generation Behind

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 28, 2016



I was not anticipating the long lines and large crowds for Black Friday this year, but my shopping haul from this past weekend was delightfully fruitful. I decided it was time for a “Treat. Yo. Self.” spending spree (Tom Haverford-style from Parks and Recreation).

I played a lot of video ...



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Merging, Lane Changes, and Unprotected Turns

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Nov. 7, 2016



During the October season, I wanted to write a horror article about the things that really scare me, but I was sidetracked with deadlines, longer work hours, and lack of sleep. Halloween is now one week behind us and the Winter cold has drawn us closer into his tight embrace ...

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Bookending

Banes at 12:00AM, Sept. 15, 2016



A story can be strengthened by coordinating the first and final images in some way.

It's not a hard and fast rule; it's not a rule at all. But it can be worth trying out in your writing!

The movie Halloween (there it is! I had to start ...





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The Old, the New, History and Nostalgia

Banes at 12:00AM, Jan. 28, 2016



Pop culture is being visited by its own past. There's no denying the excitement surrounding the reappearance of the original Star Wars and X-Files characters after an absence of years.

We all know our mainstream entertainment is stuffed with more and more sequels, remakes, reboots, soft reboots, reimaginings, reintegrated ...



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ENDINGS part two

Banes at 12:00AM, Jan. 21, 2016




I read that a great ending should be “surprising but inevitable”. That's a tall order! To have the whole story leading to that inevitable conclusion, but not be predictable. Wow!

However, I've seen (and read…ah, let's be honest; mostly it's “seen”) several great endings that ...




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The Digital Dark Age Cometh!

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


Does everyone remember floppy disks?

This morning, the top trending topic was the warning issued by Vint Cerf, vice-president of Google, that we must create tangible back-up copies of all our digital works or else we may lose everything, every memory in a “digital Dark Age”. So I read about ...


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FEATURED COMIC --> Hard Luck Comics

kawaiidaigakusei at 12:00AM, Dec. 10, 2014



Hard Luck Comics is a porthole that gives a pretty accurate view of life as a twenty-something living at home during a subpar, post-recession job market. Devon is a college graduate with an associate's degree, his own young-adult man cave, and parental pressure from his mother to get a ...

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QUACKCAST Episode 95 - Kawaii Daigakusei Confidential

Ozoneocean at 12:00AM, Sept. 18, 2012

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Summary:
Our very special guest this week is the lovely Claire Leona, known as kawaiidaigakusei on DD, she's the author and artist behind the long-running comic Kawaii Daigakusei that was recently featured! Kawai Daigakusei is about a young woman growing up and finding her place in the world ...


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Quackcast Episode 57 - Merry Christmas one and all! What happened while I was away?

Ozoneocean at 9:29AM, Dec. 27, 2011

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Merry Christmas everyone! A short one this time… In this Quackcast I talk about what sorts of comic stuff we do over this holiday period, we have contributions from some DDers and then finally, the very best part of it all: The Drunkduck soap thread- WHAT HAPPENED WHILE I ...

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